DELVE Webinars

Our Mantras For Being More Productive

As we explore time management and productivity on our blog and social media (#KATime), we want to make clear that we have no magic answers. All of us approach getting things done in a different way, and each of us is very unique. Why are some of us better at managing our time than others? The key is in how we prioritize our tasks and pay attention to long term projects, yielding fruitful results down the road: curbing procrastination and distraction, staying accountable, and making enough time for relaxation.

As a small business owner – artists and creative entrepreneurs, that's you – you sometimes feel like you have too much to do. The real key is to take a step back and make a plan, and implement the following advice and tips to make sure that you can harness your time and feel really good about it. You are your own boss.

Our Mantras For Being More Productive:

Studio Time is Sacred:
"Studio Time" is our name for the time when we make our work, the time your inspiration flows. It's the time when you show up to your work even if you aren't feeling it at that moment. When are you most productive and creative for your work? Make this time sacred and plan your other tasks around it. It's an easy solution, but so many of us will spend our energetic mornings checking email and playing around on social media. All of that stuff can wait until later, we promise.

If You Feel Like You Have No Time:
Stop, plan and organize.
No matter how crazy things get, you have to take a look at the big picture. That means taking an hour or three out of your day to get on track, make comprehensive lists, and an actionable plan to move forward with everything you need to do. It's much easier to thrive within a structured To Do List than it is to flounder without one. We firmly believe that this clears the mind to allow creative/studio/practice time to flourish because all of the nagging is out of your head, down on paper and in reality.

If You Have A Lot Of Time And Don't Know What To Do With It:
Set some deadlines and challenges for yourself and get someone to hold you accountable.
Many people get that from us through working on the DELVE Toolkit, but identifying what your goals are and all of the steps you need to take in getting there should be enough to get that fire lit beneath you. If you know you can't do it on your own, chances are you can find an accountability buddy.

If You Are a Procrastinator:
Ask yourself: What is holding you back from getting things done? Is it fear, uncertainty, laziness? If you can verbalize this and get it out, the thing that is holding you back is probably not so bad. You need to find someone to hold you accountable and set some deadlines for yourself. And stop wasting time on Facebook.

Sleep.
Getting rest and staying healthy is an amazing productivity booster. If you need more time and energy, focus on how you are treating your body first and foremost.


If you're interested in taking your productivity to the next level, join us for a *free* DELVE Webinar on 2/29/16 at 9pm EST. Sign up here to claim your spot!

 

 

 

 

 

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The keys to managing your time.

We have a stellar *free* DELVE Webinar lined up for you at the end of this month. Since we were given an extra day in February this year, why not use it to get our heads wrapped around our productivity and how we manage our time?! Sign up now to claim your spot.

We are going to explore YOUR specific issues, worries, and love/hate relationship with how you get everything done, or not. We understand first-hand that cultivating your practice, marketing it and dealing with all of the business stuff in addition to potentially being a partner, parent, friend, and generally happy human being can seem tough sometimes.

You will leave the 30-minute webinar with:

  • a new schedule! we are going to take the time to walk you through how to prioritize your time during the webinar

  • an inspired outlook on how to get the really important non-urgent stuff done because you know that will push you further

  • new resources and advice to refer to when you feel like things may be getting derailed

This will be the only free Time Management and Productivity Webinar we will be having in 2016 so don't miss out! Sign up here to claim your spot!

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Planning for your future success... was a success.

We held our first Free DELVE Webinar of 2016 on Monday, January 25th. We think it went pretty well and we definitely learned so much that will help us bring better content and more opportunities to you over the year. Thanks to everyone who signed up and joined in on the conversation! Below is a recap of what we learned.


What artists and creatives are struggling with:

  • you want people to see your work more frequently
  • you want to sell your work/make money from your work
  • you need to manage your time in a better way
  • you want to make more work and worry less about promoting it
  • you want to find community that will help you reach your goals

We hear you. As we mention in the webinar, we are artists and creative entrepreneurs, too. We understand everything you are sharing with us and have worked with incredible people at all stages of their careers who are all experiencing the same struggles. The thing is, there is no magic answer that can help you except hard work, finding clarity and having the support of us on your side! We help ask you the right questions to push you further than you thought you could go.

What we learned about doing webinars:

  • Andrea says "you know" way too often
  • we hate the word "webinar" but it's truly a powerful vehicle to connect with all of you, so more are coming! (sign up for our newsletter to learn about upcoming opportunities)
  • we had a really good time creating the webinar and sharing real, useful, purposeful content for you

Here's the replay. Unfortunately, the free 30 minute call with us in ONLY available for the folks who registered for the webinar, so you'll have to sign up for the next one to get our next free offer!

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Recap: DELVE Webinar: What Makes a Successful Website? 12/15/15 8pm EST

During this free webinar Andrea from Kind Aesthetic will define the key components to what makes a successful website that showcases and communicates your work in the best way possible. This webinar is perfect for artists or creative entrepreneurs who want to create or update an existing website that you can be proud of and that works for you, not against you. Check out the video below to explore the six components to what makes a successful website and we'll explore real examples of how to tell one's unique story about your practice or business online to your ideal audience.

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RECAP of DELVE Webinar: Verbalizing Your Practice

We held our first free DELVE Webinar on November 2nd! We are happy that so many of you were able to join Andrea for the opportunity to get focused on how you talk about what you do.

For those of you who missed it, you can see the entirety of the webinar in the video below, technical difficulties and all! Since the slides didn't advance during the webinar feel free to download them here. We'll get it right for the next webinar.... and stay tuned for the next one. Sign up for our mailing list to be the first to know about it!

Join Andrea from Kind Aesthetic for a free webinar for artists and creative entrepreneurs that offers actionable steps to help you find the best way to explain what you do clearly, concisely and confidently.

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