Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in a decade.

I Changed my storyโ€ฆ

Bum jobs.
Stuck.
Skint.
Adventures in freelancing.
Took a great role.
Joined a start up.
And nowโ€ฆ Iโ€™m starting over.
What does it take to keep being brave, make meaningful work and not lose your creative mojo (or mortgage) in the process?

This is not another place to tell you to work harder, faster or longer. I went down that road and got the burnout badge to prove it. Ten years is a long time. Itโ€™s also a milestone for waking up and wondering...

Did I make the work that matters?
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That would be my honest question to you.
Are you making the work youโ€™d like to be known for?
Whatโ€™s the most important message you want to express?
For me, if I had to choose one message, hands down it would beโ€ฆ

Courage.
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Itโ€™s the single thread that will open doors, draw in connections and lead to a fulfilled and creative life. Itโ€™s a wonderful and rewarding character trait to cultivate. I hope some of the stories you read on here will inspire you to become more fearless.ย 
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Iโ€™m not naturally courageous. Iโ€™ve had to cultivate it. I know hearing other peopleโ€™s stories - especially when theyโ€™re venturing out creatively - has helped me so much. Iโ€™m lucky enough to know many courageous friends and people Iโ€™ve worked alongside over the years.ย 

Surround yourself with courageous voices.
๐Ÿ“ข Use your voice
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽจ Make work that matters
๐Ÿ’˜ Be courageous
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