Create Your Way

Join freelance artist and creative business owner Laura Jones (and other creative guests) every Monday at 08:00AM CET to create YOUR life that feels good!

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Episodes

Monday May 06, 2024

Join me for a lively conversation with Alice Loveday, Creative Director of Loveday Social, as we dive into the world of video content creation for creative businesses. Discover how to infuse personality and brand values into your marketing content to make it enjoyable and engaging. From leveraging Instagram stories for authentic behind-the-scenes moments to exploring the magic of stop motion animation, this episode is packed with practical tips and inspiration to help you level up your content game and connect with your audience on a deeper level.
 
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Monday Apr 01, 2024

In this episode, mindset and manifestation coach Chloe Slade shares practical insights on how to bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. She emphasises the importance of aligning thoughts, feelings, actions, and beliefs to manifest desired outcomes, debunking misconceptions about manifestation along the way.
 
In this episode, we discuss:
Understanding the manifestation gap and the role of action and belief in achieving desired results.
Practical approaches to manifestation that go beyond wishful thinking, emphasising the importance of aligned work.
The power of clarity in manifesting goals and the significance of intuition in decision-making.
Using journaling as a tool to gain clarity, shift perspectives, and align with your desired outcomes.
Learning to trust your intuition and surrendering control to allow for personal growth and transformation.
Visualising the next version of yourself as a practical approach to manifesting your dream life.
 
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Monday Mar 25, 2024

In this episode as we delve into the world of messaging clarity and brand personality with Ellie Kime, a copywriter who helps creative business owners feel confident talking about what they love to do. Discover how to infuse your business with authenticity and personality while navigating the intricacies of brand identity and creative business life.
 
In this episode, we discuss:
Uncovering the essence of your personal brand
Overcoming imposter syndrome and embracing authenticity
The journey from uncertainty to clarity in creative entrepreneurship
Navigating career pivots and finding fulfillment in unexpected paths
The power of vulnerability and community in small business ownership
About Ellie:
Ellie Kime is the founder of Eleanor Mollie, where she's a personal branding copywriter who helps small business owners explain who they are, what they do, and why they should be paid for it, so that they can network, pitch, connect and grow. She also loves to help clients add delight into customer journeys, through wording, gifts, and more. She loves people being their most enthusiastic selves, and tiramisu.
 
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Monday Mar 18, 2024

In this episode we dive into the world of sales with bestselling author Sara Dalrymple. Learn how to make sales feel less intimidating and more enjoyable, and discover practical tips for promoting yourself and your creative business with confidence.
 
About Sara
Sara has 20 years of sales and marketing experience and has helped hundreds of creatives, coaches and consultants achieve long lasting success in their industries. Her bestselling book More Sales Please breaks down the steps to confident, sleaze-free self promotion so that more women can get paid more money doing work they love!
 
Start increasing sales straight away with Sara’s 30 day Show Up Sell More Challenge
 
In this episode, we'll cover:
The reasons why sales can feel intimidating, especially for creative small business owners
Top tips for starting to sell and self-promote, even with limited experience
Strategies for making sales feel less uncomfortable and more natural
Insights from Sara Dalrymple's bestselling book "More Sales Please"
 
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Friday Mar 08, 2024

Join me as I share my vision for this new era and how we'll be diving deeper into personal development, creativity, and pursuing your dreams. Tune in to discover what's in store for this inspiring journey ahead!
 
In this episode I’ll be covering:
The transition from "Fill Up Your Cup" to "Create Your Way" podcast and the exciting new direction we're taking.
The mission of "Create Your Way" to put the personal back in personal development and the dreaminess back in following your dreams!
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Friday Mar 01, 2024

Join me as we dive into the topic of pivoting! In this episode, I'll be sharing my thoughts on embracing change, recognizing when it's time to pivot, and how to navigate the process with confidence. Plus, I'll be revealing the key questions I ask myself whenever I feel the urge to pivot in my creative journey.
 
In this episode, I'll be covering:
Exploring the concept of pivoting and reframing it as a positive force for growth.
Sharing personal experiences of pivoting in my creative journey.
Providing practical tips and strategies for identifying when it's time to pivot.
Discussing the key questions to ask yourself when considering a pivot.
Offering guidance on how to embrace change and navigate the pivot process with confidence.
 
Key Questions to Consider:
What's currently working, what's not, and why?
What's the best and worst-case scenario if I make this pivot?
What are the pros and cons of making this change?
What aspects of my current situation bring me joy, and what areas could use improvement?
When envisioning my future self, what actions am I taking?
What are the first steps I would need to take if I decide to make this change?
 
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Friday Feb 23, 2024

I'm diving into actionable tips to help you feel more confident showing up on social media. Building upon the inspiration from last week's episode, where I shared my personal journey of growing my audience on Instagram to over 300K, this episode is all about practical steps to overcome the common hurdle of feeling unprepared or lacking confidence to show up online.
 
In this episode, I'll be covering:
Utilising B-roll videos to showcase your work without the pressure of talking to the camera.
Doing casual live sessions to provide behind-the-scenes glimpses of your work and interact with your audience.
Practising speaking in front of the mirror to become comfortable with your expressions and body language.
Documenting your day through photos and videos to track your progress and share authentic moments with your audience.
Starting with Instagram Stories as a low-pressure way to begin showing up and gradually transitioning to creating reels or TikToks.
Embracing the mantra of "just start" to overcome the fear of beginning and continually showing up.
 
Links from this episode:
Listen to last week’s episode
Follow Rachel Emma Waring on IG
Join me for Procreate Party 2024 on March 2 & 3!
Watch my latest Procreate tutorial 
 
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Friday Feb 16, 2024

In this episode, I share the five key strategies that propelled my online community growth over the past nine years, offering valuable insights for anyone looking to pursue their dreams online. From overcoming imposter syndrome to finding my unique voice, I reveal the things that helped me grow an engaged community on instagram and make doing what I love my full time job. I share parts of my online origin story that I have never revealed before and get honest about the ups and downs of building a career online. 
 
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Friday Feb 09, 2024

I'm sharing 7 fun and imaginative date ideas to help you reconnect with your artistic side. From photography walks to museum visits, these creative outings are perfect for nurturing your inner artist and exploring new avenues of self-expression. Tune in for inspiration and practical tips to infuse more creativity into your life and reignite your passion for artistic exploration. 
 
In this episode:
Read the Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
Explore creative courses on Domestika
 
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Friday Feb 02, 2024

Unlock the secrets to discovering and stepping into your purpose with JJ DiGeronimo! In this insightful episode, we explore the common blocks hindering purpose-finding journeys and dive into purpose-driven goal setting for the new year. JJ shares practical advice on gaining clarity and raising your energy to align with your life's work. Join us for a transformative conversation on shifting your mindset from 'life happening to me' to 'life happening for me.'
 
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Find out more about JJ’s work
Buy a copy of JJ’s newest book, Seeking!
 
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