5 Things to do to Silence Your Critic

Our internal critic can bring us to excellence or paralyze us in procrastination. Recently, my critic did both. I wrote and performed two comedy talk shows in March. The first performance was a gas! I was in the zone. In the end, the audience gave me a standing...
How to Create Creativity

How to Create Creativity

You want to be creative and breed creativity in your workplace, right? Do you consider yourself to be “creative?” Ask a group of first-graders, “How many of you are ‘creative?’ ” Watch most of the hands go up. They smile. They show their colorful drawings and finger...

Portrait of the Inner Critic

In my Artist’s Way Workshops, I often ask people to bring in a picture of their inner critic . . . the one that says things like: “You’re not good enough: “It doesn’t matter.” “You’re wrong,” or “You’re doing it wrong.” Their initial reaction to the assignment is that...

Winning Artists, Like Champion Athletes Need Criticism

I admit it. I love watching the TV show, Dancing with the Stars. For me, it’s more than entertaining. It has shown me what it takes to be a champion artist and business owner. The behind-the-scenes look at the star’s journeys each season makes it very clear: winning...

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