Even a broken clock is right twice a day. I love that quote. It speaks to the fact that even if something isn’t perfect (or completely sucks), it can come in handy at some point. That’s sort of how I feel about Upwork. Lemme explain... Pin me to come back later! If...read more
Keeping it 100% real, I cringe at the phrase, "elevator pitch." It just feels so formal, so stuffy, so played... And if you work in a creative space, it can seem even more unnecessary and high-strung. So why, you ask, is an elevator pitch the subject of an entire blog...read more
Which kind of journaler are you? One who finds a layout she likes and rides with it 'til the wheels fall off? Or one who likes to dibble and dabble to keep things spicy? Usually, I'm a sucker for consistency, but in the case of my bullet journal to-do lists - i.e., my...read more
Ever wonder what separates a starving artist from a successful artist? Talent? Possibly, but not always. Luck? Sometimes, but that's not a given either. I don't claim to know the magic formula, or whether there even is one... But at least one key difference between a...read more
Hugh "H.D." Hunter is an author, activist, and career coach from Atlanta, Georgia. His work in these three areas intersects at diversity and inclusion initiatives, as he seeks to increase access and opportunity in both artistic and traditional work environments. His...read more
"What would happen if I shamelessly promoted myself for 365 days?" Shameless Maya threw this open-ended question into the YouTube Universe for the first time on July 15, 2012. Using YouTube as a platform, she challenged herself to do one terrifying thing: promote...read more
Yesterday I was at a workshop, sitting at a round table with a few work friends. The day’s presentations were about to get rolling, so I pulled out my journals to get ready for some serious note-taking. I set my green Leuchtturm1917 bullet journal on the table, and...read more
Candace V. Mitchell is a computer scientist and co-founder of the high tech hair care company, Techturized Inc., based in Atlanta, GA. Candace has had tremendous success with her company's consumer brand, Myavana, a personalized hair care service. Since graduating...read more
Sometimes, it's okay to give it up to the highest bidder. Get your head out the gutter. I’m obviously talking about freelancing! I'm no superfan of the medieval times, but the history behind words is right up my alley. So I found it highly amusing to learn that the...read more
Having multiple income streams is #goalsAF…wouldn’t you agree?
Sure, the consistent paycheck you get from your part-time or full-time gig is important, but how would you pay your bills if that job went away? Wouldn’t you feel much more secure, empowered, and excited to have money coming in from elsewhere, too?read more
Self-doubt, insecurity, and overthinking are the enemies of creativity. May these 30 inspiring creativity quotes reassure you that every single person, including you, has the power to live a creative life. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you...read more
Is the hunt for the prettiest planner, the perfect productivity app, or the most convenient calendar ever truly over? If you're like most people, probably not. That, my multi-passionate friend, is exactly why people all over the world are now using bullet journals to...read more
Shantel Houston is a fourth-year student at the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy (at least until May 2018 when she officially becomes a Doctor of Pharmacy!!). Shantel has a passion for educating others and living a life of service. Shantel aspires to...read more
Recently, I read an article in The Egotist. In it, a challenge was issued: Share your creative philosophy in 20 words or less.
There were all kinds of responses – some poetic, some calculated, some witty, and some (very) abstract.
It made me wonder about my own creative philosophy, so I decided to accept the challenge (except I know I’m wordy, so I gave myself 100 words to do it)!read more
Amazon has all the things I love so dearly – books, practical household items, and arts & crafts supplies.
This year, I decided to see what the bullet journal hoopla was all about, and I promptly discovered a whole new world.read more