The Forward Momentum Creative mindset is about favouring the power of the unknown over specific goals, tactics and strategies!
What’s more important in creative life? Inspiration, motivation or momentum? Which comes first and how do we get inspired and motivated more often?
Why it’s important not to put your growth on social media as your priority, realising that most of your followers are people who won’t buy your art, and how to think about what you put out.
Do it for the love of it and you won’t work a day in your life. Apart from when it feels like you’re working. A story about an epiphany I had about doing it for the love and how I apply it to my own creative life.
Stubbornness can be such a powerful tool in learning to trust your gut and find your own voice as a creative artist. I’ll talk about how to train your listen-filter and the power of sticking stubbornly to your own path.
A big discussion about having new ideas and starting working on them, with some encouragement to think back to the very beginning of your journey as a creative and tap into those feelings again.
What exactly is Impostor Syndrome and why does it affect creatives so universally? I’ll tell you what it is, why it happens, and give you some ways to overcome it or at least reduce it.
Are you a pivoter, an opportunistic optimist or a hero? This episode is for anyone who thinks people should’ve done the pandemic pivot, anyone who feels like they should’ve pivoted but didn’t, and anyone who just plain couldn’t do anything else but get through the long pandemic days.
Productivity and the Motivation Wall! I’m talking in this episode about how I think managing your momentum is key to ongoing motivation that leads to productivity, including some of the things I’m doing to really prioritise that momentum and make sure you don’t hit the metaphorical wall that brings productivity in creativity to a halt!
Free yourself from the prison of creative perfectionism! Being a perfectionist was once seen as a good thing but over the years research and experience has shown it to be quite the opposite and can hold you back from progressing with your work…