OFFER: Re-Fresh with 1hr of Coaching for £25

If events of the past 18 months have left you unsure of the direction of your practice, coaching could help you refocus. You may not have been able to do the things you had planned, and you may even have started to work in different ways - using new materials or...

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sharing my thoughts on creativity and productivity…

Balancing Creativity

I’ve been thinking about different stages that exist in an artist or maker's practice and how the state of mind that takes a deep dive into a new idea or material is very different to the one that makes project plans or writes an application, or sets up an online...

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Should I choose coaching or mentoring?

People have been asking me about the difference between coaching and mentoring. The definitions I use are: a COACH works with their clients by helping them identify and achieve their own goals (internal answers) a MENTOR shares their own experience so the other person...

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Why Herding Fish?

In this week's blog post, I'm talking about how I came to be offering coaching to artists and makers and what I love about seeing people fully occupy the core of their making practice. The name happened in 2011 shortly after I’d finished art school in Brighton. I was...

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Coaching and Mentoring in a Craft Context

This week Melody Vaughan has been busy on Instagram posting a host of information about Coaching and Mentoring in a Craft Context, and today she's shared some info about the work that Ruth Singer and myself are doing in this area. I worked with Melody in 2019 on a...

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One Piece at a Time

Johnny Cash would have been 89 this week and Letters of Note marked the date by sharing this delightful list in the master’s hand. Personally, I’m probably a bigger fan of list-writing than Mr Cash seems to be here. I love getting stuff out of my head and onto the...

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I can see that when I talk to friends I have to be aware that I don’t ‘make it about me’ too much, that I listen.

I surprised myself that I enjoyed the unrestricted access to my own thoughts.

 

Client Feedback March 2021