Hello there, In my last blog I talked about the one question creatives should ask themselves – and if you didn’t read it, then here is the link. I suggested that we should all ask ourselves want we want to be known for in five years’ time....

https://youtu.be/6_smQNLyPIc First of all, thanks for your responses to my recent email regarding the storytelling event I co-hosted with my friend Bev Glick at the end of last month. If you couldn’t make it, don’t worry – we are planning another event on January 29th at...

https://www.facebook.com/NickyJMoran/videos/vb.225244144170177/2024175504277023/?type=2&theater&notif_t=page_post_reaction&notif_id=1528190364579447 Last night, I launched 'Storytelling for self promotion' to my creative community, but technical disaster struck. Here I tell the story of how my community turned my issue into a fun and collaborative experience. I love working with creatives and this is why. Please share...

What are you thinking about right now? Take a moment and wander around your mind. Perhaps you’re ruminating on a conversation you’ve had, ticking off a to do list, or worried about a problem you’re struggling to solve. If you’re stuck in the ‘problem zone’, then this...

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...

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/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...

“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...