Sometimes it’s just about time. No secret fast track. You most likely will really really want to quit. You may quit. (It’ll haunt you). Coming back will be sweeter after tasting the life beyond the work. The work always brings you more joy than unhappiness. It takes time. LOTS of time.   Don’t give up…

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How to ace your portrait session Preparing yourself for the shoot, the basics. Have you ever wondered how some people ace their headshots for their new business card, or put on a great show for their new brands visual identity? Turns out you’re not the only person asking this question, as it’s probably right up…

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Perfection is where good ideas go to die. The image glows in front of me. It’s hues and layers burned into my retina as I try different variants. My throat’s dry from the lack of water, my joints feel creaky from being in one position too long. I draw a sharp breath, something churned in…

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Fail hard, fail often 3,000+ times 3,000+ times. That’s how many times they say it took Edison to make the first light bulb. Think about the hardest thing you did, did you even get close to that number? Failure is inevitable when you are trying something new. It sucks, but it is a grand teacher.…

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Trust, clients and the freelancer Out of the box thinking We’ve all been there. We hire a professional to build something we love, then second guess it’s main focus. We ask the question to a few friends (who are in a similar mindset as we current reside) and they all echo your worst fear. The…

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Never underestimate the power of reducing mental load. Give your brain the spring clean it needs once in a while. Sit and breath, don’t let your mind escalate a simple problem and reduce your mental capacity. Simply focusing on breathing has a very calming effect. Over the next few months I plan to attempt to…

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Permission Mindfulness and permissive behavior It’s strange to say but we often don’t give ourselves permission. One thing I’ve noticed recently in my day to day, is how much people don’t let themselves do. “I can’t eat that, I’m on a diet”, “I promised myself I would do my xyz, before I sit down to…

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How to create a target client persona Why should you create personas? Every business has the task of figuring out who would be best suited to their product. Aiming at the masses is one of the hardest ways to differentiate your business. Your clients should be able to spot your products easily and associate with…

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