“So what do you do?” It was the question I always dreaded. I didn’t know how to answer it. Was I a singer, performer, journalist, salesperson, traveller, international trader (buying cheep vodka and selling it for a profit)? I did so many different things. For many creative people,...

I’m a creative – do I really need an elevator pitch? “If you don’t get your pitch right, you’ll fail in business.” I’m sure you’ve heard this kind of fear-ridden talk from self-appointed business gurus. Having a clear ‘elevator pitch’ is seen as a must-have business tool...

Why is it that some artists gain attention and become well known while others don’t? And I don't just mean visual artists – I mean creatives who have work to share, from musicians and writers to comedians. I recently came across an article on Artsnet, a...

Happy New Year! I always start the new year with a free gift – but this year I got carried away! I normally send out a reflective practice that helps you to set inspiring goals for the coming year. This time, I recorded six videos to teach you...

https://youtu.be/lbuUzecq75g If you're free on Wednesday 13th December 6.30pm GMT, I'd love you to come and join me for a facebook live in my new group: "Trailblazer Tribe". I'm hosting lively discussion about the future of the group with my friend and colleague, former rock music...

It’s so easy to fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others, isn’t it? One click of the mouse and we can virtually see the life history of others in our industry. We easily flip into the mindset that they are doing so much better...

https://youtu.be/047ijYkZoQU Are you a creative who loves what you do, but struggles to promote yourself? I know exactly how that feels. It's frustrating when you have ambition and talent but marketing feels like it's not part of your natural skillset. I'm on a mission to help people...

https://youtu.be/NQo-iCWTiOg Have you ever found yourself reflecting on your life and thinking, ‘I should be doing something more exciting or challenging than this’? As you tap away at your computer, churning out creative work for money, do you wonder what happened to the rock-star lifestyle you...