The Fear of Advice

The Fear of Advice

Our doyenne Monica started Creative Plus Business and her previous business Freelance Success to help creatives develop their business skills. Here she shares why that process is so hard to embark on, and how to overcome the fear. When I started my first ‘proper’...
Creative Innovation in the Regions

Creative Innovation in the Regions

  In September, Irene Lemon presented her monograph, Innovation Has A Creative Mother, at the Australian Regional Development Conference, with thanks to Regional Arts NSW and a QUICKS grant. Commonwealth Bank’s Unlocking Everyday Innovation report estimates $44...
Unicorns vs Workhorses

Unicorns vs Workhorses

  I invented the ‘Unicorns and Workhorses’ analogy years ago, as shorthand for helping people understand the creative business experience. It’s an idea my clients and workshop participants love, so I thought I’d share it with you. I believe that every creative...
Goals by the Dozen

Goals by the Dozen

Like many people, I’ve taken the New Year as an opportunity to come up with a few personal resolutions and business goals that I want to achieve in 2018. I’m keen to make some differences, overcome some disappointments from last year and build on our successes. I find...