Tagged: work

Barbie and me

When I was a kid, I don’t remember playing with dolls other than barbies. But oh man, I LOVED Barbies. Mind you, I was the oldest child, a product of divorce at a really...

Power Pose

Power Pose

Want an instant boost of confidence and power (like before an interview or public speaking)? Stand a super hero in the above pose for 5 minutes. There’s science behind this that you can read about...

Rejection

One of the realities of being an artist/designer/maker is that in order to sell your work, you have to put yourself out there. In putting yourself out there, you have to be ready to...

Planner

DIY Planner Perfection

We all know I have an obsession with calendars, but for the most part my addiction to planners has been pretty minimal. Mostly because I just gave up on finding what I wanted, and...

Deep Thoughts From The Past Week

1. Feedback from people that get you and what you do is invaluable. I have had two interactions this week, one with a wholesale customer and one with a magazine editor who both inspired...

The 5 best things about watching tv shows about work when you’re working

The 5 best things about watching tv shows about work when you’re working

For years, I have accepted and encouraged my love of tv shows about work. As I talk about a lot, when I work on production in the studio, having a series on in the...

Pursuing dreams and all that crap

Pursuing dreams and all that crap

I’ve come to the conclusion that I have watched reruns of Friends too many times. I’ll even go as far to admit that I have the entire series on DVD and have watched it...

Dealing with ups and downs of self employment

Dealing with ups and downs of self employment

It’s no secret that owning a business means dealing with the ebbs and flows, the mountains and valleys, the busy and slow, however you choose to define it. All businesses have their busy and...

Keeping the momentum going

Keeping the momentum going

I have found that in being self employed, I tend to take slow times personally.  The result of this is that when I’m not working on a big important project, I feel like a...