I’m finally working on my book about creative focus: how to get your self-generated creative work done. Find out what that looks like from the inside.
When you are trying to reach your life goals, getting the work done is not the key problem. The problem is, WHICH work?
Obviously, one can be overburdened with things that need doing, and that can make getting creative work done very difficult.
But it’s not actually freedom from all the things that makes the work possible.
Michael’s biggest takeaway from the Creative Focus Workshop was breaking a project down to stages, and then tracking weekly. “I know exactly what to do in the time I want to spend on making art. There’s always something specific to do. You don’t have to wonder and get lost in it.”
Do you have Idea Debt that you fear you ll never get a handle on? May I introduce you to Michi Mathias, proud author of a brand new book, 15 years in the making.
When you take a break from your creative work, whether voluntarily or not, it can feel almost impossible to rev up your creative momentum. Here’s how (free worksheet).
Tidy your brain-closets to make space to focus on your creative work.
Perspective and strategic thinking: Learning to catch luck as it flies by, due partly to living 4 years as an expat in France in the bosom of the semi-socialist French safety net.
Whatever your passion turns out to be is a combination of what you’re into, your circumstances, and what happens to fall across your path, added to what you decide to spend your time on and what you’re willing to take risks to do more of, with a just a tiny dash of natural talent.
First of all, I realized I had a business model. Who knew?