If you’re looking for instructions on how to create a vision board where you slap a picture of a car onto a piece of paper, hang it onto your wall, and then cross yourfingers that this car will magically drive into your driveway the next day, then this this blog is not for you.
On the other hand, read on if you’re interested in learning how you can use magazine images and collage to tap into your creativity and intuition to create a vision for your life or business that helps you:
claim what you want from life or business
shape your direction and goals
smile and make your heart sing
fuel your motivation and remind you of where you want to go.
Welcome to this month’s instalment of The Creative Life interview series!
Each month shines a spotlight on how business owners incorporate their creativity across all aspects of their life, and gives some ‘behind the scenes’ insight into how they started and plan for their business.
This month I’d like to introduce you to Alli Price of Motivating Mum.
Alli Price runs Motivating Mum and is passionate about helping mums in business, or those starting out, achieve their business dreams.She offers inspiration and education through monthly Biz Mums Clubs, mentoring and affordable business services. Alli also runs an annual Awards and Conference and a charity event, Mummy Mentoring Festival.
Alli Price of Motivating Mum with her girls. Image: Kyra Ann Photography
It was so inspiring to speak to Alli about how much she loves her business and how creativity is such a fundamental part of running her business. She has a such a grounded down-to-earth attitude to it all, yet still manages to bring a sense of play and fun to everything she touches.
This interview is like having your own private biz mentoring session with Alli. So keep on reading to learn about:
How it’s always easier to find the time to do things that you are most passionate about
Finding a balance between work, kids and running the house
Working out what your customers want to make money
What to do when your ideas don’t work or when you get stuck
The big mistake that Alli sees people making in their business and the part that fear can play in it
Do you feel like you’re treading water in your business rather than creating a real difference out there?
Do you want more for your business in 2016/17?
I believe that you can run your business with a focus and drive towards success in a way that also reflects your personal style, passion and values.
This belief underpins why I created the Castle in the Sky Visual Plan. But primarily I did it to fix one of my own problems. Let me tell you the story of how it came about, the results it created for me, and more importantly how you can also create one for your business this coming financial year.
Have you lost your creative spark or mojo? Do you feel like the past week, month, or even year, feels like a blur? Does it all feel a little routine?
It’s so easy to get caught up in our day-to-day routine that we forget to find the joy. We lose our spark; that zest. And it’s especially tricky when you’re relying on your creativity to make a living or produce those exceptional results at work.
Connecting with our joy is one of the easiest way to get into a creative flow.
Here are three easy ways that you can find your joy again: