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WHY YOU NEED TO CREATE A FLEXI-CAREER(C) PLAN IF YOU'RE A CREATIVE TYPE

Traditional career plans, well in fact traditional planning methods, simply don’t work for creative, unconventional professionals, and artistic-temperaments. I know because I’ve been researching and developing time management, organizing, and planning methods since the mid 1970’s. In my past life I was a Project Manager/Senior Systems Analyst and was simply overwhelmed with details and things…

TOP STRATEGY #4 FOR FINDING YOUR NEXT CAREER, JOB, CONTRACT OR CLIENT…

PLAN IT! One way to look at plans is to think of them as dreams written on paper. Finding a new job is like taking a trip. You have a destination — the new career, job, contract, or client — and you need to pick a route. Do you want to get there quickly or…

THE TOP 5 STRATEGIES For Finding Your New Job, Contract, or Client

This first of 5 posts is inspired by my son, an Artistic-type, who has decided to begin his journey down the road that leads to the rest of his life. Like many Artists he’s not sure where exactly that might be. But, then neither was I when I began my search for my Destiny in…

The Top 10 Signs You Have Starving Artist Syndrome

What’s Starving Artist Syndrome? A syndrome is a collection of symptoms or signs that help in the diagnosis of a condition, usually a medical one. For example, an official diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (which I have) is given if you have 10 or more of 18 specific symptoms. The medical profession uses the word syndrome…

The Starving Artist – Part 2

Why care about Starving Artists? Well, that question reminds of a question from my ex that absolutely floored me! I had told her I was taking a workshop on poetry writing (a very expensive $ 50 workshop) and fretting about this horrendous expense she peevishly remarked, “But, what’s the practical value of poetry?” Any of…