Blog Profile / Lateral Action


URL :http://lateralaction.com/
Filed Under:Lifestyle / Productivity
Posts on Regator:81
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Archived Since:December 21, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Introducing the 21st Century Creative Podcast, with Scott Belsky on Creative Community

Today is the launch of The 21st Century Creative podcast. It’s designed to help you thrive as a creative professional amid the demands, distractions and opportunities of the brave new world of the 21st century. We’re living at a time of unprecedented opportunity for enterprising, outward-looking creators. And you’ve probably noticed we don’t have our […]        

Forget the Career Ladder: Start Creating Assets

When you follow a creative path, you won’t find any of the usual milestones of success. Unlike your friends who enter traditional jobs, with clear routes to promotion, finely calibrated pay grades and impressive job titles, there is no ‘career ladder’ for people like you and me; no incremental markers to indicate your progress. Show More Summary

My New Book: Productivity for Creative People

My new book, Productivity for Creative People, has just been published. You can pick up a copy of the ebook edition from Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Smashwords. How to get creative work done in an “always on”...Show More Summary

Get My New Book FREE: Productivity for Creative People

My new book, Productivity for Creative People, has just been published – and I’m giving it to you for free. You can pick up a free copy of the ebook edition from Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Smashwords. How to...Show More Summary

Steven Pressfield’s New Book for Creators

The book I recommend most often to my coaching clients is The War of Art by Steven Pressfield – based on his own struggles en route to becoming a best-selling novelist, it’s indispensable reading for anyone who wants to create or achieve something amazing with their life. Show More Summary

Get Steven Pressfield’s New Book for Creators – Free

The book I recommend most often to my coaching clients is The War of Art by Steven Pressfield – based on his own struggles en route to becoming a best-selling novelist, it’s indispensable reading for anyone who wants to create or achieve something amazing with their life. Show More Summary

My new book: Motivation for Creative People

After 18 months, four drafts and countless cups of coffee, my new book Motivation for Creative People is finally complete. You can pick up the ebook edition from Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Smashwords. There’s also a paperback edition, beautifully designed and illustrated by the wonderful Irene Hoffman. Show More Summary

Last Day to Get Motivation for Creative People for $2.99

Today is the last day of the launch offer for my new book, Motivation for Creative People: How to Stay Creative While Gaining Money, Fame, and Reputation. Right now you can pick up the ebook edition for just $2.99 (or equivalent) at Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Smashwords. Alternatively you can […]        

Get Motivation for Creative People for just $2.99 (limited time)

After 18 months, four drafts and countless cups of coffee, my new book Motivation for Creative People is finally complete. And this week, you can pick up the ebook edition for just $2.99 (or equivalent) at Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Smashwords. Show More Summary

Kabuki: Lessons from 400 Years of Creative Tradition

Kabuki star Ebizo Ichikawa XI in action, from Ebizo’s YouTube channel Last Christmas I visited the Kabuki-za theater in Tokyo to experience kabuki—one of Japan’s traditional forms of drama, dating back to 1603. As the curtain slid aside,...Show More Summary

The Art of Emotional Pricing

How much should I charge? I hear this question a lot from coaching clients wrestling with the perennial question of how much a unique piece of art, or a stylish design, or an engrossing story, or a transformational creative service is worth in hard cash. Show More Summary

Is Inspiration a Thing of the Past?

The Nine Muses Once upon a time it was taken for granted that the source of creativity was not the artist but the spirits, gods, or Muses, via inspiration. The word “inspiration” comes from the same Latin root as “respiration,” suggesting that the artist “breathed in” influences from outside. Show More Summary

Video: Making a Living From Your Creative Work (plus events in London, New York and Chicago)

Why do you create? For love? For money? or both? Balancing creative inspiration and professional ambition The surprisingly creative potential of business models Selling books – getting the basics right Beyond selling books – creative...Show More Summary

The $100 Million Productivity Tip

Photo by Andrew Magill When Charles Schwab became President of Bethlehem Steel in 1903, he made an unusual offer to his consultant, Ivy Lee: Show my staff and me a way to get more done in less time and I’ll pay you any fee within reason. Without batting an eyelid, Lee offered to give Schwab [...]

Why There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be Creative

If you could choose any place and time in history in which to live and realise your creative ambitions, which would you pick? A few years ago, if you’d asked me that question, as a poet, I’d have been spoilt for choice. Ancient Ireland would be hard to beat. The Celts really knew how to [...]

Can Business Be as Creative as the Arts?

Once upon a time, I saw business as The Enemy. As an aspiring young writer and poet, my worst nightmare was becoming a corporate zombie, sleep-walking to work in a faceless office block. I wonder what my younger self would have made of this passage from Richard Branson’s book Business Stripped Bare? Business is creative. [...]

How to Publish Direct to Kindle and Hit No.2 on the New York Times Bestseller List

The book industry is in turmoil and many publishers are tearing their hair out. But the changes have created some amazing new opportunities for writers – and CJ Lyons is living proof. CJ is a Pediatric ER Doctor turned bestselling author of ‘thrillers with heart’. In this audio interview I talk to her about how [...]

Why Branding Your Creative Business Should Be a Revelation

Photo by raneko A few years ago I felt like a liability to my business. I was working as a consultant, running coaching and training programs for large corporations. I worked really hard to do a professional job and project a professional image. I had a smart suit, smart shirt and tie, and carried a [...]

The Creative Entrepreneur Roadmap Is Now Open

EDIT: Registration for the Creative Entrepreneur Roadmap has now closed for 2011 and I’ve started working with the group to take their creative businesses to the next level. If you’d like to be first to know when the course is offered in 2012 – and to receive plenty of free education to help you succeed [...]

Three Roadblocks to Success as a Creative Entrepreneur (and How to Get Past Them)

When you set out to earn a living from your creative talent, you will inevitably encounter obstacles. Over the past week, I’ve been hearing about plenty of these, from students in the process of signing up for the Creative Entrepreneur Roadmap. So I thought it would be helpful to share three of the most common [...]

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