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...

[embed]http://youtu.be/MAsqlz_D2os[/embed] Trailblazing PR is an exciting new project that I'm co-creating with storytelling expert and journalist Beverley Glick that aims to help creatives and entrepreneurs raise their profile and go bigger on their own terms. Click above to take part in our Trailblazing PR Archetypes Quiz....

https://youtu.be/ILT2QtIukhY   So why do you do what you do? In my experience of coaching creatives over five years, I've discovered that the answer to this question can explain whether you will feel motivated, fulfilled and thrive in the long term or whether you are likely to procrastinate...

https://youtu.be/9GmyieiuHgM     https://youtu.be/zLLbNOnM4lE If you’re anything like me, social media and self promotion can be really taxing. I know I have to do it, because I run a business, but the thought of flaunting my wares on the world are not as appealing as I’d like it to...