#324: How to Show Up When Your Work Pipeline Is Dry

Too often, I’ve found myself in a tough spot in my business … waiting for the skies to part and for new business to fall out of the sky.

Can you relate?

Your pipeline is almost completely dry. You’re down to just a couple of small projects. And yet you still can’t bring yourself to take action.

Mostly because you’re feeling angry, frustrated, sad, depressed or despondent.

In this week’s episode, I discuss this all-too-common scenario. And I share some ideas for how to turn things around… starting with your mindset.

The notes that follow are a very basic, unedited summary of the show. There’s a lot more detail in the audio version. You can listen to the show using the audio player below. Or you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts.

0:01:45 – Showing up:
You have to show up and put in the work even when you don’t feel like it. That’s when you really start to grow as an artist.

0:01:53 Creativity:
Sting’s approach to creativity is grounded in the idea that it’s process that can be
cultivated and developed over time.

Sting believes that creativity is not just matter of inspiration, but also of hard work and dedication.”

0:02:26 Discipline and Consistency:
Will give you the creative energy to find smart solutions, better ideas, the right copy, the right messages, the right language in your marketing efforts that will get you out of that hole..


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