Are You Working on Awesome Stuff?

Are You Working on Awesome Stuff?

There’s a great quote I’ve read before, but I can’t quite remember where I read it: “Stop working on projects that you don’t feel awesome about.” Recently, I had a situation that perfectly suited the above. An example A few weeks...
Stop Waiting for Other People

Stop Waiting for Other People

I recently had a chat with a friend who has filmmaking ambitions. He’s itching to create some projects. But something he said hit me. “I can’t do anything at the moment because it relies on other people being available.” It made me think how...
Don’t Talk Yourself Out of It

Don’t Talk Yourself Out of It

One of the biggest struggles for many of us is talking ourselves out of doing something. Perhaps it’s because you don’t feel you’re an expert at something, that you don’t have the required “qualifications“, that you haven’t...
Passion First, Business Second

Passion First, Business Second

  Recent personal experience has made me think more carefully about the concept of “going into business”. So often we are sold the dream of working for ourselves. Either we see one of those dodgy “work from home” scams advertised in our...
Making Money from Passion Projects

Making Money from Passion Projects

  Recently I got in touch with someone who I hadn’t spoken to in several years. I was interested to see what he was up to. It was good to hear he was still pursuing work and projects in the TV / video / multimedia industries. And it was good to hear he was...