Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

  “I have written 11 books but each time I think ‘Uh-oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’” Maya Angelou In 1978,  psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes wrote for the first...
The Value of Creative Industries

The Value of Creative Industries

In August 2019 Monica appeared in the Arts Northern Rivers SOAPBOX newsletter, ranting about being creative, being valued, and our contribution to the economy – particularly in the regions. We reproduce it here for your reading pleasure!   I have always...
LinkedIn for Creatives

LinkedIn for Creatives

  In early 2019 LinkedIn announced that over 610 million people use the site, and yet creatives tend not to focus on LinkedIn as a marketing tool. Monica Davidson (CEO of Creative Plus Business) and Stephen Byrne (friend of C+B* and Staffing Manager at Dolby...
You, The Expert

You, The Expert

Smart creative people have lots of options when it comes to marketing themselves and finding ways of making money, but using expert strategy is a neat way of combining both. Becoming the go-to person about a specific topic or a niche area of your practice can help you...
F*ck Luck

F*ck Luck

My daughter is a talented writer. She’s been writing obsessively since she was small, and at the age of 14 some of her satirical writing was published by the State Library of Victoria. She was so pleased, and rightly so (I almost burst with pride). When her first...