What to do when you are daunted by your creative project

I sat in tears at my computer. Why was I doing this? Was it really necessary? Why had I even started it? Maybe I should abandon the idea. I was so daunted. The task in hand was building the home page for my new website. I am technically minded so it wasn’t beyond my...

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The real reason why you haven’t started your creative project

How many people do you know who are passionate about a creative venture but never do anything about it? Every time you ask them about it, there is always a reason why they haven’t started. One of the main reasons that people procrastinate on a project is because they...

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4 reasons why you don’t give yourself permission to create

One of the common problems I see in would-be creatives is that they are waiting for someone else to give them permission to create. This is not always obvious. For example you might be waiting for someone to publish your book to give you permission to be a “proper”...

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Meet The Artist – Joy Connell

This week I have the great pleasure of introducing you to Joy Connell who works part-time as a nurse and also paints. Read on to discover how Joy manages her time, her very wise attitude to rejection and how she overcomes her doubts. Joy was born in London and moved...

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What measure of success will create value for you?

Recently I have read a lot of articles about success and the effort that it requires. These articles often boil down to instructions to get up early, be super focussed, work long hours and be willing to sacrifice anything for what you are passionate about. There’s...

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Meet the songwriting accountant

It is my great pleasure this week to feature a songwriting accountant. Arthur Holmes-Brown is a tax accountant by day and a singer/songwriter by night. Arthur lives in Brisbane, Australia. I first came across Arthur when he commented on one of my Medium posts. I loved...

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