The first person I ever heard say, “Change the way you THINK about a THING, and the THING you think about will CHANGE,” was Dr. Wayne Dyer. He is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. Despite a childhood spent in orphanages and foster homes, he has overcome many obstacles and […]
This morning I opened my facebook email to find a question from a make-up artist regarding the difficulty she is having in finding a makeup artist mentor to assist in building her freelance career. Because that message was sent to me privately, I will provide an edited version of her email without information that would […]
Being negative doesn’t always mean that you’re saying bad stuff about other people, it can just be that you’re thinking and therefore manifesting it about yourself. One of my favorite authors, Joyce Meyer says, “Positive thoughts are full of faith and hope, and negative thoughts are full of fear and doubt.” When I start to […]
I’m going to respond to something I read today. I trust that the person will not be offended thinking that my rant is specifically for them because it’s not. It’s just that what I read today, was the straw that threw me into overdrive about this subject. Listen up FREELANCERS of ALL types! This rant […]
Never underestimate or undervalue the power of surrounding yourself with whatever or whomever keeps you motivated, inspired and taking your freelance career to greater heights. There is rarely a price too high to pay for that which propels you to greater heights. 4 things you can implement into your life RIGHT NOW that can positively impact […]
Just last week I made a decision to be on time for EVERYTHING. I’m of course always on time for my workshops and most business meetings, but right next to almost in the dictionary is the word mediocrity. I don’t want to be mediocre. My Grandmother doesn’t want me to be mediocre and the next […]
Okay, now I’m convinced. You gotta’ get this NO thing under control. It is the KEY to your new found happiness.
I took my 30 days article and turned it into a 5-7 minute speach titled, “Embrace Your Inner No,” which I delivered at my Toastmasters meeting on Tuesday evening. Some of you have read and commented on that article, and the feedback I received after Tuesday night’s speech was no less impactful. Saying no makes most people feel guilty. Sad when it’s such a great word, and when, used properly actually empowers others to accomplish
Regardless of your specific discipline or pursuit, there are 4 things every freelance artist needs to know about themselves in order to find and develop a niche. 1. Likes 2. Dislikes 3. Strengths 4. Weaknesses
If you prepare like a PRO instead of WINGING it when the spotlight is on you to perform, you won’t spend the rest of your life fooling yourself and everyone else into thinking you didn’t get your break. You got it. You just blew it.
What should you do if the career path or actions you are taking right now don’t feel right? Here are 3 simple things you can do to make a career course correction. 1. Cease the activity. 2. Analyze where you went wrong. 3. Make a correction.
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