• Showing Up When You Don’t Have An Audience

    September 20, 2018 Kate

    The best thing about posting when you don’t have an audience: nobody’s watching. The worst thing about posting when you don’t have an audience: nobody’s watching. It’s funny, eh? We’re always nervous to start something. Hitting Publish is hard. What will they say? It’s not good enough. I’m good enough. Oh heck this is how…

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  • Creative In Work Vs Creative In Business

    June 30, 2018 Kate

    What the hell does it mean to be “a creative”? Let’s just start there. Creative small business owner. Creative Entrepreneur… We throw these terms around a lot, but something about it has never sat right with me. Honestly, I’ve always found the term creative entrepreneur a little cringy. I think I’ve finally figured out why.…

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  • You Are Not Your Work

    December 21, 2017 Kate

    A criticism of your work is not a criticism of you. If someone doesn’t like your work it doesn’t mean they don’t like you. Making bad work doesn’t make you a bad artist. Good artists make bad art all the time. That’s what makes them artists.   The only way to avoid making bad art…

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  • What it Means to Be a Maker

    November 24, 2017 Kate

    It’s not about scale or automation. Passive income or growth hacking. It’s the physical connection with every piece of work you do. By a human for a human. Your fingerprints. Your signature. Unmistakably you. Ownership. Labour intensive, because that’s the point. The long road in a sea of shortcuts. A commitment to better. Refinement. Vulnerable,…

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  • I Don’t Know How To Make Money

    November 22, 2017 Kate

    I don’t know how to make money. I mean, I know HOW to make money. I just don’t know… how to make money. I don’t know how I want to make money. I left my proper full-time job over the summer to focus on doing my own thing. I’ve always know I’d want to “do my…

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  • Feel Like You’re Passionate About Too Many Things? Read This

    August 20, 2017 Kate

    I’m not a specialist. And that’s OK. I’ve given up trying to find my calling.  Dare I say I’m finally embracing, not just accepting, all these interests of mine. I listened to Emilie Wapnick talk about this on the Quote of the Day podcast and it was sweet, sweet vindication to my multi-passionate ears. In case…

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