Goal Setting

A tough year closes (Getting unstuck part 1)

It’s been another tough year for many photographers- if not financially, emotionally, and I want you to be proud that you made it this far. As 2021 draws to a close I encourage you to wrap up your year by mind dumping all your successes, achievements and wins. Take yourself off somewhere quiet and make

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Impostor Syndrome and Thanksgiving

If you suffer from impostor syndrome you may feel that you don’t deserve receiving help, kindness or compliments. You might find yourself mumbling self-effacing comments, passing the credit onto someone else, or struggling to accept any kind of praise about your work. You are not alone. In fact a staggering percentage of people struggle with

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When you feel like a failure

You’re in a meeting with an award winning advertising creative, or an agent you’d love to rep you, and they ask the dreaded question; ‘What have you been up to recently?’ What do you say? Do you suddenly draw a blank, forget everything you’ve been doing, decide you’re an abject failure and make excuses for

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One thing that could be missing from your work

I’m astonished at the number of photographers I meet who were musicians in their former lives. If not musicians it was their world. They lived and breathed music. Is that you? Very few of photographers fully harness it in their photography though. It’s a separate ‘thing’. But we’re no longer living in times where music

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Are you a ‘when I’ person?

Are you sometimes guilty of being a ‘when I’ person? As in, ‘When I get some down time I’ll contact that rep/ fix my website/ start that personal project/ go for a walk…..” The problem with this is you’re leaving your actions in the hands of fate (again). If you wait too long, opportunities pass,

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How to unleash your vision

I’m always talking about the importance of having a vision. But what if you can’t decide what you want? Or what if you’re so buried in getting through each day and week this just feels like ideology that’s not helping you right now? Even the most positive of us can sometimes struggle with seeing that

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What kind of bus do you want to drive?

In August I talked A LOT about driving your own bus. So what kind of bus do you want to be driving? Is it a vintage model with loads of character and charm and a quirky crew? Or a slick stretch limo with a champagne bar for the celeb guests? Perhaps a Tesla vehicle with

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