This insightful article outlines the characteristics of those creatives who make an impact.
You’ll actually read about what’s keeping you from being a successful and outstanding creative.
And what it takes to become one. All great points!

3. Making crap deals

“In life you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.” ― Krishna Sagar

The top creatives are always looking for the deals in which both parties win big.

Being hired and paid well is of course part of this deal.

5. Pitching over collaborating

Like the bee and the flower, your relationship with your clients, buyers and publishers must be a mutual one, in which you see each other as collaborators.

Your job is to work with them through the process of helping them get what they need, from talking to them, to working out a solution together.

7. Working to impress people

Creatives who saw their work take off all experienced this same realisation, whether conscious or not:

Making themselves valuable over trying to impress others is the secret to success as a superior creative.

11. Creating only when it feels right

“If you only write when you’re inspired you may be a fairly decent poet, but you’ll never be a novelist because you’re going to have to make your word count today and those words aren’t going to wait for you whether you’re inspired or not.” — Neil Gaiman

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