See The Movie: Lemonade?
What happens when creatives are made unemployed? They get creative. See this inspirational film about 16 advertising professionals who lost their jobs and found their calling — encouraging people to listen to that little voice inside their head that asks, “What if?”
Start an Ittybiz?
If you listen to that little voice and what it tells you is to start a business, not a giant corporation but something small and fabulously you, and especially if that small business is Internet enabled, then check out Naomi Dunford’s superbly funny website, packed with resources for itty-businesses everywhere.
Become A Trust Agent?
A what? Essentially somebody that other people trust — so you can be a force for change. Maybe even for good?
Chris Brogan has just co-written a book on the subject: Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust. Find out if you have what it takes to be one here. Then buy the book.
Fine Tune Your Creative Productivity Toolbox.
Not producing as much as you’d like? Whatever you’re making and however you do it, there’s a tool that can help. In this post, Mark at Lateral Action shares the technology and tools that fire his website, poetry, blog and all his other whizz projects. Your way may not be theirs but you’ll get lots of good information and ideas.
Just Add Fun!
Creatives know all about the wisdom of children, the wisdom of play. Christie Burnett, proud mother and annoying wife (according to herself), and passionate early-childhood teacher has some great fun blogging ideas over at Problogger.
That’s it for this month. Whatever you’re creating, be inspired. Yes, in many ways, that’s a choice.
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