Yes, you’ve heard me right. I know it’s very common to start New year all fresh and new, with mood boards, vision boards, organising and planning, setting goals and heading straight into success – this time for real, of course. This year I’m all the opposite. Let me explain why I’m not rushing into New […]
Changing career: employee to business owner – how to get started before you’re ready?
Changing career. Imagine that. Going from an employee and becoming a business owner. How does taht sound to you? The idea of changing career very often feels scary, far away and hard to swallow. Is it meant for me? Can I do it? Endless ‘what if’s’… Switching from being employed to working for yourself, starting […]
How to be authentic as a creative business owner?
Being authentic in the creative space is a challenge these days. At least it seems to me. There is more content than there has ever been before, there are more creators and businesses than we can think of, and finding people, creators and creatives or creative businesses that really make a difference, that are true […]
New approach to Oil on paper blog & blogging in general
When 2020 came along, when the pandemic hit and when my beloved aunt died at the very beginning of what was to become a two year long fear thrusting into minds and souls of the entire planet, I thought the thing was out of this world. Crazy, of course, and I wasn’t repelling fear and […]
My Weekly Newsletter: Inspired conversations – place of good stories
So, after a few months of playing small, it’s time to introduce you to one of my favourite things to do lately – Inspired conversations, my weekly newsletter. I started thinking about this about a year ago, and then a few things led into another ones, and in September 2021 I started writing to my […]
Setting intentions for the year ahead – Welcome to 2022!
Hello my creative friend! Welcome to New Year! I so feel good about the next Year, and I will be talking about it in the next blog posts, but for now, let’s set 2022 intentions for a beautiful year ahead. January is a month of stillness, quietness and reflection. It is a great time for […]
How important it is to trust your gut feeling and follow your intuition as a creative person?
Can trusting your intuition make an impact on your life? How many times have you heard others speaking about intuition and following your gut, and how many times have you been reading and thinking about it? Intuition is the thing these days. In this article I will be diving a bit deeper and explaining what […]
What is a niche, why is it important and how to find yours? [Find a niche]
Note: This blog post contains audio version at the very bottom of this post. Narrated by: yours truly. Enjoy the ride. When I started discovering this world of creative businesses, online marketing and creating a brand, every attempt of searching for advice and information I needed would end up with “find a niche”. Every marketer […]
How to stop procrastinating and start making action today
Note: This blog post contains audio version at the very bottom of this post. Narrated by: yours truly. Enjoy the ride. I was listening to Jenna Kutcher’s Podcast the other day, Episode 405. 5 Email List Growth Hacks You Need Right Now, in case you want to go there and see it for yourself. It’s […]
Making a living doing what you love. Is it possible for you?
Note: This blog post contains audio version at the very bottom of this post. Narrated by: yours truly. Enjoy the ride. I might be an utopian, I admit. But I like seeing my willingness to see good in everything and potential in everyone as a virtue. For the longest time I thought that literally anyone […]