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...

https://youtu.be/zhc2iziuQ3M Happy New Year! No matter where you are in your life, there is something liberating about a new year.  It's a chance to reset and make changes.  I’m not a believer in ‘new year’s resolutions’ though:   "I must go to the gym more, be a...

  https://youtu.be/IY6DaLoFSD0 You forgot to save enough money to pay the tax bill. You are beginning to panic as you’re diary is looking empty. You need money immediately, so you decide to cut your prices and just do any work that comes your way. The problem is,...

“I’m not going to show anyone this piece of work until it’s absolutely ready!” It’s a phrase I hear a lot from my creative clients. You may relate to this! It sounds reasonable enough. You want your work to be a high standard. But why? Well, perhaps because you...