Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lisa Robbin Young. ’Tis the season for annual reviews and reflections on the last decade. The beginning of the year for me, however, always has a tinge more gravitas because it’s also close to my own birthday. I turned 45 yesterday and I’ve been an online … [Read more...] about 25 Lessons in Business (After 25 Years)
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lisa Robbin Young. Multi-talented performing artist Will Smith once famously said that he isn’t afraid to die on a treadmill. He went on to say that he won’t be outworked. Admittedly, Smith has been prolific. He has more than 30 films and nine albums to his … [Read more...] about Are Massive Action and Hustle Ruining Your Creative Business?
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lisa Robbin Young. Before I sat down to write this post, my home was spotless. I cleaned every dish, washed every article of clothing, swept every floor, and organized every piece of paper so that nothing was left undone before my writing time. Of course, … [Read more...] about How to Ease the Emotional Labor of Being a Creative Entrepreneur
For more tips and strategies on taking your big ideas and turning them into actionable, doable projects, pick up a copy of Charlie’s book Start Finishing, winner of the 2020 Productivity Book of the Year. Available on Amazon and other favorite booksellers. Editor’s note: This is a guest post … [Read more...] about How to Know If You Have a Successful Business or Expensive Hobby
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lisa Robbin Young. My oldest child spent more than two years living in an outdoor wilderness camp for boys with emotional problems. The one mantra drilled into us, parents and campers alike, was the one thing the boys did every day... “Plan. Do. … [Read more...] about How Can You Improve Your Annual Planning?
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Lisa Robbin Young. As Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globes started making the rounds, people began talking. Her well-crafted speech had one point everyone could rally around, regardless of their stance on the politics of the … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Need to Know to Speak Your Truth and Connect with Your Audience
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Lisa Robbin Young. A few years ago, I was faced with an audience problem. I’d been in business more than 20 years, and my clients were all over the map, both literally and figuratively. When an audience gets too wide to serve effectively, people start … [Read more...] about Which of the Three Types of Creative Entrepreneur Are You?