Are You Ridiculously Creative

Are You Ridiculously Creative?

Understanding the Journey of The Creative Entrepreneur

Are you one of those individuals bursting with ideas at all times? Do you find it impossible to go through a day without starting a new project or bringing one of your many visions to life? If so, you might just be what we call “ridiculously creative.” But what does that really mean?

Exploring Ridiculous Creativity:

Being ridiculously creative isn’t just about having a lot of ideas; it’s a way of life. It’s about feeling compelled to create, innovate, and push boundaries at every turn. For those of us who fall into this category, the struggle isn’t in generating ideas—it’s in deciding which ones to pursue and how to bring them to fruition.

The constant drive to create can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it fuels our passion and propels us to achieve great things. On the other hand, it can leave us feeling overwhelmed and scattered, with too many projects on the go and not enough time to devote to each one.

The Struggles of Ridiculous Creativity:

Imagine a mind that never stops churning out new ideas—a mind that moves so fast that everyone else struggles to keep up. This is the reality for many ridiculously creative individuals. You live in a perpetual state of motion, constantly bouncing from one project to the next, fueled by an insatiable desire to bring your ideas to life.

But with great creativity comes great responsibility. You must learn to harness your boundless energy and focus it on projects that truly matter. You must find ways to channel your creativity productively rather than allowing it to overwhelm you.

The Stages of the Ridiculously Creative Journey:

Do you want to make a living on your creative ideas? It’s fully possible! Let’s delve into the stages of turning your passion into a successful business:

Stage 1: Dreamer

At this stage you’re full of ideas and passion, exploring your creative side purely for the joy of it. There’s a sense of freedom in this stage, where creativity knows no bounds. It’s a time of discovery and experimentation, where every idea is a possibility waiting to be explored.

Challenges: Staying indefinitely in this stage can also be limiting. While there’s nothing wrong with embracing creativity for its own sake, there comes a point where you may yearn for more—more impact, more recognition, more fulfilment.

Stage 2: Starter

You’ve taken the plunge and started turning your ideas into action. You’ve made your first sales and gained confidence in your abilities. There’s a sense of excitement and possibility in this stage as you begin to see your creative visions come to life.

Challenges: The fear of failure can be daunting. You may doubt yourself and your abilities, wondering if you have what it takes to succeed in the competitive world of creativity and entrepreneurship.

Stage 3: Striver

In the Striver stage, you work tirelessly to turn your creative passions into a sustainable side gig, balancing multiple projects and responsibilities along the way. There’s a sense of pride in this stage as you push through challenges and obstacles to pursue your dreams.

Challenges: The hustle can take its toll. You may struggle to find the right balance between creative work and other obligations, leading to burnout and exhaustion.

Stage 4: Professional

You’ve made it! You’re now earning a living from your creative talents, and you no longer need another job to make ends meet. There’s a sense of validation in this stage as you see your hard work and dedication pay off.

Challenges: With success comes new challenges. You may struggle to maintain the quality and integrity of your work, and you may feel pressure to constantly innovate and stay ahead of the curve. You may earn a decent income on your creative ideas but you have very little downtime and feel the pressure to keep up with the pace and/ or demand.

Stage 5: Creative Entrepreneur

You’ve evolved from mere creator to entrepreneur. You’ve built multiple income streams from your creations, providing financial stability and freedom. There’s a sense of fulfilment in this stage as you use your platform to inspire others and make a positive impact on the world.

Challenges: Entrepreneurship comes with its own set of challenges. You may struggle to balance creativity with business management, and you may feel the pressure of high expectations and responsibilities.

What stage of the Ridiculously Creative journey do you find yourself in? And where would you like to be? Are you a Dreamer, exploring the endless possibilities of your imagination looking to make your first sale? Or perhaps you’re a Striver, hustling to turn your creative passion into a sustainable business, longing to monetise your creative pursuits so you can make money whilst actioning more of your creative ideas? Each stage brings its own set of challenges and opportunities for growth.

PLUS – Whenever you’re ready, there are 2 ways we can work together:

  1. Sign up for one of our current courses at ASHC and get taught by my team of advisors and me. All our courses are internationally and nationally industry-approved and will equip you with all the tools to open up your own professional private practice.
  2. Apply for one of only three spots as my private client. Mentorship for Holistic Mental Health Practitioners (1), Mentorship for High Performers (2).

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