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.)

The Creative Entrepreneurial Mindset

If you're wondering where the goal setting for our conquering the work-life balance conundrum went, it's still in the works. At least, I hope you're working on fine-tuning those goals of yours that may have needed some SMARTening. (Please revisit Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 3 (SMART Goals) to refresh your memory on … Continue reading The Creative Entrepreneurial Mindset

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Degrees of Maternity is NOW OPEN for Content Writing Services

Yes, folks. I'm interrupting the regular "Blogging Truths Be Told" programming to announce that Degrees of Maternity is now open for content writing services. Woo Hoo! I have the products side in working order, and now is the time to spread my wings and officially fly into the "services for hire" arena. It really is … Continue reading Degrees of Maternity is NOW OPEN for Content Writing Services

Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: An Update on Dressing the Part

I've totally found myself doing this "making inferences" about what my wonderful audience may be thinking after reading my blog post titles. So, let me try it out, again, in this blog post. Hmm . . . I think I know what you might be thinking. Right about now, you're anticipating a discussion on the … Continue reading Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: An Update on Dressing the Part

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