Are you on the hamster wheel of being overworked and underpaid? How one neurodivergent artist created a path to success

Listen to Deirdre’s story in her own words: When people talk about being “stuck” professionally because of constant overwhelm in their life, Deirdre Colgan Jones understands. Deirdre is a professionally trained artist, architect, and teacher who struggled to make a living doing what she loves. “I was caught in this hamster wheel of doing things…

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1,000 True Fans + 1 Elephant in the Room

1000 true fans: Misleading?

Listen to this post: Want to listen to this post (and more) on your fave podcast app? Sign up to get invited to my private audio feed! Send me the private feed! The compelling logic of 1,000 True Fans In 2008, Kevin Kelly (former editor of Wired) proposed the thesis that a working creative doesn’t…

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How to silence your inner critic: Embrace it.

How to silence your inner critic

Does your inner critic launch an attack on you every time you get close to finishing, or sharing, your creative work? “Ugh, seriously? You are such an idiot. Who would ever want to read such garbage! Now, sit down and shut up, before someone notices you.” Sound familiar? That’s the loop that plays on endless…

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