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Special Opportunity for Artists and Gallerists

Posted on 1 July, 2020 at 10:35



For the past 3 years, I have been the coach on Be Smart About Art’s signature online course, Art Biz Bootcamp. However, this year, it was cancelled as we were heading into the pandemic.

Now Be Smart About Art is making the course available until 25th September 2020, for...
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Get Time on Your Side

Posted on 29 January, 2020 at 6:55



Many years ago, I worked in the UK office of an international charity. We used to work long hours –I was often in at 8am and leaving 10 hours later. This was regarded as child’s play by the US office, where they came in at 8am and often worked until midnight. We were often made to feel like ...

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Christmas Lessons on Time Management

Posted on 11 December, 2019 at 5:20


Photo by Barry Plott from Pexels


 

I had a conversation with a freelance colleague recently about Christmas and the lessons we can learn from it.


As a freelancer, with a freelancer husband, she was talking about the dilemma of having to work for some of the time during the ho...

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Too Early To Start Thinking About Next Year?

Posted on 7 November, 2019 at 4:15


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Does this seems familiar? January 1st, all fired up with good New Year intentions, you decide you are going to lose weight, exercise, eat more healthily, read more, learn an language…


You try to ...

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Can I just ask????

Posted on 10 October, 2019 at 6:00


Photo by Camylla Battani on Unsplash


 

Have you ever been at a meeting or conference where someone has asked a really simple, basic, obvious question?

 

And that really simple, basic, obvious question has been the one on everyone’s mind...

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What to Take From Compliments

Posted on 3 October, 2019 at 3:50


Photo by Morvanic Lee on Unsplash

 


I have written previously about compliments and how we can be bad at accepting them, even though they are gifts.


Building on that, compliments are not just lovely things to receive. They are also very useful indicators of how people perceiv...

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Wilson!

Posted on 12 September, 2019 at 4:25



Are you one of those people who feel you are brilliant at solving other peoples’ problems, but useless at solving your own?


It is often the case that we can see other peoples’ situations in a much clearer light than our own, clouded as they can be by our imposter syndrome, ...

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Creatives Blocks - They Happen to Us All

Posted on 29 August, 2019 at 10:35

Quiet

Posted on 15 August, 2019 at 6:15

Photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash

Follow effective action with quiet reflection.

From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

Peter Drucker



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Openness

Posted on 8 August, 2019 at 6:05


Photo by Andre Furtado from Pexels

It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project.

Herbie Hancock


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