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Morning Flow Practice: Making More Time
: Creative Business, Creative Practice

Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice: Making More Time

Each morning, Monday through Thursday, I do a Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice session with members of our closed Facebook Group, the Creativist Club. And each Thursday I share one publicly. The Creativist Club is also a place to set weekly creative intentions and to support each other in our creative endeavors. You’d be most welcome to join us. This morning’s creative flow practice was on the theme of: Making More Time Here’s today’s morning flow practice. You’ll need a pen and paper and a place where you won’t be interrupted for about half an hour. If you enjoyed this post, please…

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Morning Flow Practice: Just Show Up
: Creative Business, Creative Practice

Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice: Just Show Up

Each morning, Monday through Thursday, I do a Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice session with members of our closed Facebook Group, the Creativist Club. And each Thursday I share one publicly. The Creativist Club is also a place to set weekly creative intentions and to support each other in our creative endeavors. You’d be most welcome to join us. This morning’s creative flow practice was on the theme of: Just Show Up Here’s today’s morning flow practice. You’ll need a pen and paper and a place where you won’t be interrupted for about half an hour. If you enjoyed this post, please…

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Morning Flow Practice: Making Time
: Creative Practice

Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice: Practice Doesn’t Take Time, It Makes Time

Each morning, Monday through Thursday, I do a Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice session with members of our closed Facebook Group, the Creativist Club. And each Thursday I share one publicly. The Creativist Club is also a place to set weekly creative intentions and to support each other in our creative endeavors. You’d be most welcome to join us. This morning’s creative flow practice was on the theme of: Practice Doesn’t Take Time, It Makes Time Here’s today’s morning flow practice. You’ll need a pen and paper and a place where you won’t be interrupted for about half an hour. If you…

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sequence of success in creative business
: Creative Business, Creative Practice

The Sequence of Success in Creative Business.

This post proposes a sequence of success in creative business, a step-by-step way in which a creative business can conceived, built and established,  the creative way. You begin with an inward search to find your passion point, proceed through preparation, pitching, production and understanding your own process and your business processes, and expand by reaching out to others through partnerships and publications. These are the Seven Ps the create a successful creative business: Passion, Preparation, Pitching, Production, Process, Publishing and Partnership. You will progress with more ease and fluidity if you tackle them in that order. Following them in the correct sequence optimizes flow and maximizes your impact,…

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benefits of creative flow practice
: Creative Business, Creative Practice

The Benefits of Creative Flow Practice

If you’d like to enjoy the benefits of creative flow practice, join our closed Facebook group  for two powerful practices: Inspiration Meditation and F-r-e-e-writing. New sessions posted weekly and hundreds of practices are available in the group, each with a different creative theme. Strangely, we all resist flow practice, even when we know how super-valuable it is. Those who haven’t yet tried it resist it most. Why give time to these open-ended, free-flowing activities, which have no obvious outcomes or clear endpoints? Here’s why: seven benefits of creative flow practice to remind us just how valuable it is. Benefits of…

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Morning Flow Practice: It Takes Courage To Create
: Creative Business, Creative Practice

Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice: It Takes Courage To Create

Each morning, Monday through Thursday, I do a Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice session with members of our closed Facebook Group, the Creativist Club. And each Thursday I share one publicly. The Creativist Club is also a place to set weekly creative intentions and to support each other in our creative endeavors. You’d be most welcome to join us. This morning’s creative flow practice was on the theme of: It Takes Courage To Create Here’s today’s morning flow practice. You’ll need a pen and paper and a place where you won’t be interrupted for about half an hour. If you enjoyed this…

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morning creative flow practice
: Creative Business, Creative Practice, Creativist Club, F-R-E-E Writing, Inspiration Meditation

Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice: Inspiration Meditation and F-R-E-E-Writing

You can join our creative flow practice if you are (want to) run a passion-powered business. In our closed Facebook  Go Creative! in Business! Group, live Mon through Thurs.   Each morning, Monday through Thursday, a group of creativepreneurs gathers on Facebook to do a morning creative flow practice together. The practice sessions take place live at London time 7.30am but the idea is that you can catch the replay whenever your day begins, wherever you are in the world. In this group, we also share our weekly creative intentions and accomplishments, monitor our own progress, and support and motivate each…

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three kinds of creative practice
: Creative Practice

Why Creative Entrepreneurs Need Three Kinds of Creative Practice

There are three kinds of creative practice for creative entrepreneurs and to make a living doing what you love, you’ll need to understand and practice them all.  It’s not a small goal, what you want to do: turn your passion into sufficient profit to make a living. And so it will ask some big asks of you. You’ll have to grow and stretch and transform. You’ll have to work well, play well and rest well. You’ll have to learn new things, experiment and explore, try and fail and try again until you get it right. You’ll have to put yourself out there in ways that…

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Ingmar Bergman's Persona
: Create Dates, Creative Business, Creative Practice

Create Date: Ingmar Bergman’s Persona

What is A Create Date? Once a week, you: Ask yourself: “what feels like the most fun I could have?” Schedule the time and place, as you would any other appointment. When the time comes, allow yourself to do it. It can feel trivial but it’s a deep creative practice. Expect resistance but go do it anyway. Creativist Club Members: You can keep track of your Create Dates with the Monthly Create Date Log, downloadable from The Library For my create date this week, I went to see a 40-year-old film: Persona. The BFI is doing an Ingmar Bergman retrospective and I’d never seen…

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: Be More Creative, Creative Business, Creative Practice

What Is Creative Success?

Like all interesting words, both “creative” and “success” have more than one definition and can mean wildly different things to different people. And creatives and creativists often define success differently and work from different drives and values to the conventional world. We follow less direct pathways, trust in a mysterious process and know we are not so much the drivers of our own success as the conduits for it. Whatever we want to make, and however we approach it, the sequence of creative success is always like this: Desire: You understand that you truly want something Intention: You frame that…

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