My 3 words 2021

Creating Guideposts for Your Goals–My 3 Words For 2021

February 12, 2021

Setting New Year’s resolutions is challenging in the best of times, but how do you get clarity and focus during a global pandemic. On the heels of a year that felt like a lifetime, it can feel almost impossible to know what goals are feasible, reasonable, and what is really… Read more

3 Things You Can Learn About Teaching From Bob Ross

June 10, 2020

There is no getting around it… Teaching is a performance. It doesn’t matter how great your content is if your delivery is boring you will lose them. I get it. It is hard. When people ask me what it is like teaching college, I share, “It is like being a… Read more

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Deciding what to teach: Who is your ideal student?

May 1, 2020

When teaching art online deciding what to teaching can be a bit overwhelming. Often people struggle with too many ideas or not knowing what to teach. If you have taught in person, the struggle may be how do you translate an in-person class to an online platform. If you are… Read more

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Teaching Art Online Summit

April 21, 2020

Are you interested in teaching online but not sure where to start? This 6-hour summit, hosted by Alyson Stanfield owner of Art Biz Success and world-renown art business coach, gives you a behind the scenes look at 6 different teaching platforms and insights from artists using them.  It is a… Read more

Teaching Art Online Tool Kit

Virtual Teacher Essential Tool Kit

April 21, 2020

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity ~Albert Einstein We are at a moment when the core skill sets of artists are most in-demand: Our ability to be flexible Our ability to come up with unique solutions Our resourcefulness (seeing the beauty and possibility where others do not and creating… Read more

Reboot your New Year's resolutions

How to reboot your new year’s resolutions

February 19, 2020

Have you hit the mid-February New Year’s resolution wall? You are not alone if you have lost focus on your resolutions for 2020. Did you know that 80% of people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February? There is hope for turning it around. It is not… Read more

Overcoming burnout

Time for a change? How to overcome burnout

February 1, 2020

Burnout happens but you can overcome it and learn how to avoid it in the future. Burnout doesn’t have to be inevitable. Live your best life now. Are you burnt out from a career that you were once amazingly passionate about? You know, the one that was your dream job… Read more

Reach your dreams

3 Key Strategies For Reaching Your Dreams

July 19, 2019

How do you become a fearless dreamer? How do you reach those dreams? Following 3 key strategies make reaching your dreams easier. Your life should inspire you. As I wish for oven mitts so I can safely touch my sizzling steering wheel and cringe at the outside temperature reading, 105… Read more

How to control fear

How to control fear & take back your creativity

May 15, 2019

Is fear holding you back? You have big ideas, and you can see it in your mind but as soon as you start creating (or pursuing that dream or starting that project) that inner doubt and critic stops you in your tracks. We’ve heard it all before–You aren’t smart enough/… Read more

Personal transformation

7 Secrets to lasting change–Part 2

January 24, 2019

Hopefully, you have had a chance to begin to implement the first 3 secrets. Leaning into change is often more sustainable than going all in. Now it’s time to bring in allies. (To learn about the first 3 secrets, read Part 1). #4 Find support…enlist cheerleaders SUMMARY: Change is hard.… Read more