To make a dream happen, you need a plan. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail, some wise person said. But you don’t just need any plan, you need a plan that works. One that you’ll be able to stick with all the way to the goal line. A more common scenario is
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Category: The Creative Process
[transcript of video] If we want to grow our work, we need to consciously cultivate our failure tolerance. We need to be patient with what this process is really like; the truth of it, not hang on to some idealized version of growth and success. How much discomfort can you stand? How well do
As I was going through some numbers in my business recently, I realised that my darling online course, The Creative Doer, has crossed the 100K mark in revenue. It’s definitely no quick win story, I did the very first launch back in 2015, but it still kind of blew my mind. Wow, my little course
I want to share a very special story with you. It’s about one of the first participants in The Creative Doer course, back in 2016, Juliane Solvång, and the curious path that lead to her heart’s work – and home. Juliane is a gifted creative with a fascinating life story. I could tell you about
In the summer of 2020, I did a really successful launch of my online course The Creative Doer. It wasn’t planned, I cobbled it together at lightning speed because I’d found my dream house and I needed to raise money for it. I needed an extra $15 000 and I had five days to
She asked me about feeling too old to go for her dream – feeling that it was too late for her. She was 45, just 3 years older than me, and her question felt so damn urgent. Who taught us women that it’s too late for us when we reach middle age? Who taught
Committing to create no matter what is not about pushing yourself through the hard times, it’s not about rigidity, nor an obsession with productivity at all costs. It’s about recognising and understanding what happens to us as humans when we create – and when we don’t create. It’s about creative ex-pression as a counterweight to
Last year, I decided that 2020 was going to be about building on what I already have, focusing on creating sustainability for me as an entrepreneur. (More about that here) My retreats, I figured, fit into that description. I’ve done it before, It’s a tried and tested concept, and people keep asking for them.
- In search of a simpler life
- Why I ditched a beautiful career
- Live it before you preach it
- Why I write about sexual violence on a blog about creativity
- If you need permission to rest
- Confessions of an unprofitable human being
- How to burn a little brighter. Or, the end of a favourite myth
- The power of words – a letter from the Psych Ward