You Don’t Need More Time To Be Creative

You Don’t Need More Time To Be Creative

Let me repeat that: you don’t need more time to be creative. Isn’t that crazy?! I think one excuse creative professionals often give ourselves is that we just don’t have enough TIME. If we had less client work, fewer hours at the day job, less needy...
Feel Like You Don’t Have A ‘Real Job’?

Feel Like You Don’t Have A ‘Real Job’?

As a creative professional, you’ve probably either had your job questioned by an acquaintance or family member…OR even by that not-so-helpful voice in your own head. I hear this stuff repeatedly from creative pros: I feel weird about asking for money....
Nobody Wants What You’re Selling

Nobody Wants What You’re Selling

A few months ago, I was having a coaching call with one of my Quiet Power Strategy group members. She’s this brilliant launch strategist and in one of her offerings, she teaches her clients to successfully use Google Analytics. When asked, “What do your clients most...
When It Feels Meh…But You Gotta Do It

When It Feels Meh…But You Gotta Do It

We’ve all been there,. You get ready to get to work, look down at your to-do list…and there’s a big old project on there that you absolutely HAVE to do… but, dang, you just can’t get yourself excited about it. Maybe the subject matter isn’t interesting to you (I...
The Cupcake Method: A Simple Secret to Selling More

The Cupcake Method: A Simple Secret to Selling More

I was in a hurry as I made a quick mid-day trip to the grocery store. My son’s first grade class has this healthy food festival coming up, and we’ve been tasked with making guacamole for 50 kids to taste test, and obviously I completely forgot  planned...
You Are Not A Fan. (A Pep Talk)

You Are Not A Fan. (A Pep Talk)

Most who know me know that I don’t care a whole lot about sports. (All sports broadcasts and discussions sound like this to me.) But when its time for the Olympics, I hunker down for a couple weeks of cheering on athletes and soaking in the amazing human interest...