Join Orna Ross in conversation with Mark McGuinness, poet, creative coach and author of Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success.
* Why do you create? For love? For money? or both? * Striking the right balance between creative inspiration and professional/commercial ambition * The surprisingly creative potential of business models * Selling books - getting the basics right * Beyond selling books - creative ways to grow your income
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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Orna Ross. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Here's a conversation I recorded for the 21st Century Workplace podcast... Andy Budgell asked me some great questions about establishing creative routines, the value of deadlines, dealing with criticism, and my favourite method for recharging your creativity under pressure.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download. Today we're beginning a new arc called Avoiding the Rabbit Hole: Strategies for staying focused, and we couldn't think of anyone better than Mark McGuinness to help us kick it off. Mark is a coach for creatives, artists and entrepreneurs, the author of ...
We all want to write, but sometimes it’s hard to find the motivation. In this interview, +Mark McGuinness explores what motivates us as creatives and what can keep us going for the long term. #creativity
I know Tara who made this film, an amazing story. From the Kickstarter page:
"This documentary follows Robin on one of the toughest challenges of her life- to run five marathons in five days in the challenging terrain of the Utah desert to raise money for MS research as Robin's mother Carmen was diagnosed with the disease in 1999. As the story unfolds you discover the traumas of her past and why she is propelled to continually push past her own limits."
I'm sure she'd appreciate shares and support for the Kickstarter if the story resonates with you.
Tara Darby is raising funds for RUN IT OUT– Run free from your past and the rest will follow on Kickstarter!
Run It Out tells one woman's story of how putting on a pair of running shoes has the power to change your life for ever
STEENA HOLMES: Never being afraid to fail and try something new. Instead of following the crowd of what everyone else is doing, look at your market, at your readers and figure out what you can do differently.
CJ LYONS: Don’t think of it as “self” publishing. You are CEO of your own Global Media Empire…it takes a team, you can’t do it alone
Chris Pickard is an amazing guy. Not only a great chiropractor, but very knowledgeable about lots of different aspects of healing, and really cares about his patients. My back and neck have benefited hugely from Chris's work - each time he has treated me I have come away with a spring in my step!