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Please feed our Artists!

I’ve been long attracted to creative types: artists, actors, writers, poets, sculptors. And, the more eccentric the better! I guess it comes from growing up in a repressed environment — a typically German family, high on rules, low on nurturing. The folks who put fun in FUNdamentalist. When you’re the odd man out — a…

FLEXI-CAREER PLANNING – Part 2

For those who missed my last post, here’s a bit of review. The first step in Career Planning is to create Your VISION. The difference in FLEXI-CAREER planning is that I suggest you use visual tools: a collage, drawings, pictures, whatever. Or, here’s a twist. If you’re one of those few folks who’s an auditory…

Creating a Flexi-Career(C) Plan

At the risk of flogging a deceased equine, I will reiterate a key point… Creative, unconventional, professionals, those with “The Artist” style, don’t think or operate the way the rest of the world does. So, tools and techniques that are just peachy keen for everyone else — those nifty little day planners and to do…

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…