20. 04. 2015

Why the Sharing Economy Matters

The sharing economy is still in its beginning stages, but it's already transforming the way we work and consume. "In the creative community we are built on coming up with new ways to do things;" says writer Richie Zamora, "to use our own abilities to our advantage while shaping the world around us." These collaborative platforms are allowing creatives to use more of their assets and pull in extra income, which is why the sharing economy is so important.

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13. 04. 2015

How to Explain Employment Gaps

Since the recession hit, hiring managers have become used to seeing employment lapses on applicants’ resumes. That’s why the cover letter is important – whether you were laid off, went back to school, or spent a couple months taking a break, it’s an opportunity to address these gaps. Here’s how.

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01. 04. 2015

The Trouble with Being “Good”

Jessica Jones reflects on Week 5 of Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way course and discovers that embracing her true, authentic self means tapping into her own supply of creative inspiration rather than relying on others' resources. "I want to be myself," Jessica says. "I want to be accepted as a whole person, not a 'good' person. I want to LIVE. But living means taking leaps of faith doesn’t it?"

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30. 03. 2015

Improving Your Marketable Skills

If you’re currently looking for a job, this is a great opportunity for you to develop and build on your professional skill set. You don’t have to go back to school to do it, either. Here are some ways to improve your abilities to increase your marketability, confidence, and your income.

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23. 03. 2015

Tips for your career switch

We live in a time where we have options. You can do anything you want to for a living, if you put in the time and effort to make it happen. The most important question you can ask yourself is, Am I happy? If you’re ready to take a leap into a new career, here are some tips to help you land.

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02. 03. 2015

Of Monsters and Champions: Let the Affirming Begin!

In the second installment of writer Jessica Jones' reflections of Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way, Jones starts her first week of the course by facing her Monsters and uncovering her Champions.

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23. 02. 2015

Unblocking the Inner Artist

In this first post of a 13-part series, writer Jessica Jones starts a new journey as she takes Julia Cameron's 12-week course, The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, in order to clear her creative block. Each week, Jessica will reflect on her progress, and we hope you join along.

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20. 02. 2015
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5 Books to Help Ignite Your Creative Spark

We all get creatively blocked every now and then. Here are five books (OK, four books and one app) to help you step out of your comfort zone and try something new in a different medium -- and ignite your creative spark.

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16. 01. 2015

6 Affordable Educational Sites for Creatives

If you’re like most curious people, learning doesn’t stop when you’re out of school. As long as you know what you’re looking for, you can learn anything at your own pace from the comfort of your own home. If you haven't tried them yet, check out these great educational websites where creatives can learn for free or on a budget.

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