#57: Build and Diversify Your Work Portfolio

Do you know what “liberating your work” looks like in practical terms?  It’s simple.   It looks like building and diversifying your work portfolio.  This is how you can get paid to be you, not just from one place, but many places!  In this episode, I take you through the 7 steps to build and diversify […]

#56: Liberate Your Work | Sawida Kamara

What do you think when you hear the phrase “liberate your work”? Do you think being able to work remotely? Do you think it means having the ultimate flexible schedule?  Do you think it means quitting your job to become an entrepreneur?  Liberating your work is none of these things.  Furthermore, it’s the key to […]

#55: Letting Go of Your Plan B

Are you running away from what you don’t want, rather than running towards what you do?  Is your focus on your “just in case” plan rather than your ideal plan?  If so, then maybe you’re living in your Plan B and being held back from your Plan A.   For many of us Plan B living […]

#54: Becoming Better at Navigating Transitions | Carol Cox

I have a confession to make.   Even though I help others get reframes all day long and help them navigate through some of life’s toughest transitions using a new narrative, a new perspective, and a new story–I suck at my own transitions! I know I know, physician heal thyself! Well, that’s what I’m doing in […]

#53: The Courage to “Lose Sight of Your Shore”

I’m back my Creating Maven and I’ve got one question for you.     Are you brave enough to lose sight of your shore?   This is the question I’ve been wrestling with over the past few months and it’s a generous one that keeps on giving! If like me, you feel the call to leave […]

#52: What to Do When You Feel Lost

Have you ever gotten lost driving somewhere?  You keep going and passing the same landmark 3, 4, then 5 times!        It’s confirmed. You’re really lost.  What to do now?  Cry and scream at the steering wheel?  Keep driving and hope you spontaneously get found?  Maybe you just need to stop and get reoriented.  This lesson […]

#51: From Scratch

Every new year is the chance to try again.  What will you do with the freshness of this New Year?  At the end of last year, some of my friends insisted that I learn what to do with my new year by watching the Netflix Series “From Scratch”.  I was intrigued and was not disappointed […]

#50: Consistency Beats Intensity

Turtles win the race.  This is what I always say.  But sometimes turtles are a reminder that life doesn’t have to be a race at all! Neither does creating. If there’s one thing I’ve learned through experience this year it’s that consistency beats intensity, every time.   Sometimes it’s better to just take one step in […]

#49: Commit First. Know How Later.

Do you struggle with commitment?  Did you struggle to commit to creating this year?  Maybe it’s because you didn’t know how things were going to go or how to guarantee that they’d go well. It’s okay.   This is a common hang-up that gets folks stuck. But the truth is there’s no way around commitment.   You […]

#48: Don’t Find Your Next Job. Create it!

You want out.  The job you’re currently in is dead to you. But I hate to break it to you, so is that dream job you’re fantasizing about.  Trying to find it will just be you jumping out of the frying pan into the fire.  No, really it’s actually like jumping out of the frying […]