About Nicky
NickyM_0007_2Nicky Moran is a certified coach with the Coaches Training (CTI), a master NLP practitioner. She is also a certified LAB trainer and consultant with Success Strategies. She supports both individuals and creative leaders to enhance their business success.

"I can't do it. What have I got to bring? I'm not ready.." My mind was saying this in a meeting the other day. I was there as a trainer to be part of an exciting new leadership programme for women.  I was there because of...

“Let things happen as they’re supposed to.” I have been a ‘pusher’ all of my life. Now when I say ‘pusher’, I don’t mean the drugs use type ;-) – I mean the work-focused type. Pushing myself to work harder, learn new things to increase my...

https://youtu.be/5Nf0TldU-ow   “You weren’t successful this time…” You know you shouldn’t, but you curl up in bed and hope that you’ll feel better in an hour. Rejection feels hard. It hits you in the gut. As you lie there, you realise that you’re not just feeling wounded by this...

https://youtu.be/XLreNjEJPUc Hello fabulous creatives, This week I'm on a mission to encourage you to dare to show up with your creative work and be your most authentic self. We live in world that is becoming more and more glossy and perfect by the day.  Although I enjoy...

https://youtu.be/Yd8cdsNr650 "I wish I could feel more myself when I meet people in my industry". "I hate networking" This is the phrase I hear more than anything when I meet creative people who wish to move their careers to another level. Most of us find it uncomfortable meeting...

https://youtu.be/NgWk2avCNGE It’s easy to tip into overwhelm when you are self-employed or running a business. Not only are you a creator, but you are probably the office manager, marketing department and chief tea maker! Wearing so many hats can be demanding on the brain and can...

https://youtu.be/atrv1E_-Ig4 It's January 2017 The new year is a great time to reflect and make changes. Would you like to create something special in 2017? Go on a new journey perhaps? Take more risks? For creatives, sometimes it’s really difficult to get the balance right. Making a living can...

https://youtu.be/i3X08Mo-J90 Complete a Passion Project in Six Weeks. In my experience, although many creatives have a deep desire to do personal projects, they often slip down the priority list when the need to pay bills takes centre stage.  Our passion projects end up gathering dust on a...

https://soundcloud.com/nicky-moran/interview-with-hollywood-actor-josh-pais-how-to-sustain-a-long-term-career This interview is is with successful Hollywood actor, Josh Pais, on his journey in the industry. He has been in a wide range of films, from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Law and Order and more recently, Ray Donovan. The interview is from my archives, when I...

There’s a lot of competition in the creative industries. So what does it take to succeed? When I set up my coaching practice a few years ago, I conducted a series of interviews to help me understand how some creative professionals manage to carve out...