We've all seen those articles about how creative people are special. Probably when we were scrolling social media, procrastinating on some task for our business that we know we need to do, but don't know how to start.
They're clickbait for creatives. And they make us feel good. We feel special - like we have some superpower that only a few are blessed with.
But we probably should also feel a little patronised and undervalued too.
There are many reasons why so many of us fail to stick to the goals that we set ourselves.
But a really big one is that quite often, we set goals based on what we want to happen, as opposed to what we're going to do.
And you might be thinking, isn't that the way it's supposed to be?
Running your own business is a very different experience than working for someone else.
In this post, I'll share some habits you can develop that not only set you up for success, but will help you to gradually step into the role of a business owner and let go of some of the old ways of working that won't serve you now.
In January it can seem like the whole world is setting goals and feeling super productive. But if you're a maker, January can actually be a really difficult time to set new goals and make changes in yourlife and business.
Sometimes another year rolls around and we feel like we're still pretty much where we were last time. And even if we have made progress, it can be frustrating if you feel that there is just so far left to go.
Is the Maker's Yearbook going to work for me if......? This is the single most common question we get asked about the yearbook, and it's the single most common question we get asked while the yearbooks are for sale.
Are you a people pleaser? Do you hate saying no to your customers? Do you hate saying no to anyone? I think a lot of makers, especially those in the first few years of business, find it really hard to set boundaries with customers.
Okay, admit it. How many planners do you have around the house that you never even opened? How many do you have that you used for a couple of weeks and then you just lost momentum and put them away, never to be used again? You're not alone. We've all got a million...
Blogging can be a bit of a headache, can't it? 🤷♀️ What do you write about? 🤷♀️ What's the point of it all? 🤷♀️ How is it different from social media or email newsletters?...