The (uncomfortable) joy of incompetence

The (uncomfortable) joy of incompetence

Last night I went to the pub and learned to knit. I've never aspired to making woolly things. I recall some kind of sponsored knit when I was in the Brownies, and being faintly horrified to discover that being 'sponsored by the inch' meant by the inch of knitted item,...

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Robert Rauschenberg and burning bridges

Robert Rauschenberg and burning bridges

The arguments in the judging room had been heated, bordering on rancorous. An American to win the prestigious Gran Premio at the 1964 Venice Bienniale, the youngest ever, and - whisper it - a pop artist? With silkscreens? The artist being honoured, Robert...

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Already 2018?? But why it’s not a #fail

Already 2018?? But why it’s not a #fail

I had such good intentions! 2018 would start with time to reflect, and write joyfully and positively here each week! So, ahem, here we are at 23 January, already, and I’m writing here for the first time. (Happy new year! I hope you had a joyous season, but if you...

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If you’re invisible, you can’t be noticed

If you’re invisible, you can’t be noticed

What do you say when you're invited to speak at an event, appear on a podcast or be interviewed live somewhere? An immediate 'yes!', a pause for thought, or a straight 'no way!'? Making yourself visible in public can be an alarming idea From an evolutionary point of...

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About Joanna Pieters

I'm Joanna Pieters and I've helped hundreds of professional creatives and creative leaders get their work known, sold and successful. I've run multiple, multi-million-dollar creative businesses and creating the ground-breaking psychometric assessment Vitally Productive. MBA, coach, violinist, writer, and host of The Creative Life Show podcast. Let's talk!

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