Coming into a world with an open mind and a blank sheet of paper allows you to question fundamental norms. You're not being held back by convention; you never have to say "but it's the way we've always done it". Getting excited about new worlds is infectious.
5 key questions to help you minimise risk and maximise outcomes I've always felt like a risk-averse person. But when I tell friends this, they laugh. Many of them tell me I'm a huge risk taker. So I thought I might share twelve of the biggest career decisions I've taken so far
I spent so many years in the creative peloton. Unsurprisingly, this didn't win me any medals. It was when I started new things that bucked convention that the world started to show interest.
A few times during my life, I've felt that things couldn’t be fixed, that I was doomed to failure. I was a regular passenger on the downward-spiral helter-skelter. And now I've learned that with practice, it's possible to quickly reverse that feeling.
Professional producers can find it hard to adapt to the creator economy - they are used to being paid by other people to make content for them. However, if you want to move towards career autonomy, you should consider shifting across from selling your time, to owning your content.