The Business of Making Art

Tomes of books have been written about the Art of Doing Business, but today I want to say a few words about the Business of Making Art. As a part-time musician and composer, one of my obsessions is helping musicians and artists in general to achieve their goals. These goals vary, and I can confidentlyContinue reading “The Business of Making Art”

What is your relationship with time?

Have you ever wondered why some people get so much more done, despite having exactly the same available time as you do ? Time might feel like a linear concept for most of us, but this is mostly an illusion. In reality, you are the source of your time and therefore you can create allContinue reading “What is your relationship with time?”

#Inspiringstories II: Interview with Creative Artist Daniel Neagoe

One of the challenges I face as a coach, is many people’s limiting beliefs that they are not creative. I often come across such beliefs when I ask my clients to think out of the box and come up with creative solutions to change what needs to be changed in order to start achieving theContinue reading “#Inspiringstories II: Interview with Creative Artist Daniel Neagoe”

You Are Doing It Wrong: Why I won’t ‘check out’ your band and what you need to do

As a recognisable individual within a number of subgenres in the world of amateur music, I often receive messages on social media from unknown bands and artists asking me to ‘check them out’. A typical message from such an artist is formulated like this: Thanks for the add! I am a member of band x.Continue reading “You Are Doing It Wrong: Why I won’t ‘check out’ your band and what you need to do”

The Mouse that Roared*

“Be yourself no matter what they say” Sting, Englishman in New York As a creative individual or aspiring business person, chances are you will have received at some point The Advice. It usually takes the form of: “In order to be successful in your field, you need to do X or Y; if you haven’t been successful, it’s because youContinue reading “The Mouse that Roared*”