Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 5 (Your Real-Life Application of the Steps)

This new schedule with the once-a-week posts will definitely take some getting used to -- on my part, anyway. It's become necessary to do so as my writing services side of Degrees of Maternity is taking off and the same 24 hours in a day remains as it did before I started writing for others. … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 5 (Your Real-Life Application of the Steps)

Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: More Isn’t Always More

Have you ever gone to an all-you-can-eat restaurant and completely gorged yourself with food (because you had the big eyes and thought you had the big stomach) and walked out of the place feeling miserably stuffed? Have you ever sped on the roadways in your city, thinking the extra miles per hour over the speed … Continue reading Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: More Isn’t Always More

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals Cont.)

First of all, let me just start out by apologizing for being MIA yesterday. I try really hard not to do that, since there's no place like home. And, right here is "home" for me. I don't stay away for any lengthy periods of time and I try not to miss my scheduled visiting time … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals Cont.)

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals)

Wanna know a little secret about today's topic? Yes? No? Well, I'm gonna tell you anyway. IT'S A TWO-PARTER! Yes, I can feel it in my bones. I'm predicting that there's going to be way too much information to squeeze into one Tuesday blog post, so I'm opening up the flood gates and letting some … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals)

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals Cont.)

So? How's the SMART goaling going? I know. I know. It's been a minute since we talked SMART goals back in Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals). And, I'm not even going to pretend here. I'm STILL working on some of my SMART goals . . . to this very date. Yes, … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals Cont.)

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals)

This continuation of the Goal-Setting Process for work-life balance has been a long time coming. I know. But, we're going to press on today and make some more progress in our goal planning. Step #3 of the process is what's on the agenda, and I have some more definition to add to our goal finessing. … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals)

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Simplify Your Goal Setting

One of the things I've wanted to do with this whole "Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance" series is to balance out all the life processes in order to simplify the motions we go through in life. My goal is to make living life less complicated and convoluted and complex, so that the barriers to accomplishing … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Simplify Your Goal Setting

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Steps 1 and 2

How have your creative work-life balance brainstorming sessions been going? Oh, and please don't act like you don't know what I'm talking about. At the time of the distribution of this blog post, I've given you a couple of weeks now to pour out your list of to-dos on your computer (or on as many … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Steps 1 and 2

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal Setting with The Project Planner

Oh boy, do I have a treat for you today. We’re going to get after it with our “simplifying things” process for creative work-life balance. Actually, we’ve already been getting after it with our creative work-life balance discussions for the past few weeks now. But, I’m talking about putting what we’re blogging about and reading … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal Setting with The Project Planner

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Real-Life Examples (cont.) and an Announcement

Alright. So, according to our discussion in last week's post, entitled Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Real-Life Examples, we left off with the third piece of the "Big 3" pie. That piece would be our ability to benefit others with the things we do. And to avoid wearing your patience too thin ('cause I've got a … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Real-Life Examples (cont.) and an Announcement