Episode 16: What it means to be a sparkling creative.

Episode 16: What it means to be a sparkling creative.

What does it intake being a sparkling creative? Just having a glamorous looking glittering life or is their much more to it. Today I'm going to introduce you to all the different ways of being that go into being a sparkling creative. This episode is meant as an inspiration, motivation, and vision you could aspire to bring into life.

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Episode 15: The challenge of writing and editing a book. With Liz Thompson.

Episode 15: The challenge of writing and editing a book. With Liz Thompson.

Ever thought about writing a book? Never thought about writing a book?

Today's guest Liz Thompsons from House Style Editing is introducing us to the world of writing a book; she shares reasons why you might want to write your very own book. She takes us through the complete writing process and shares her secrets all around finding the right editor for your first book.

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Episode 14: Why I've been silent & taking a step back.

Episode 14: Why I've been silent & taking a step back.

Now and then you're supposed to take a step back to reflect and refocus. But let's be honest sometimes we keep on procrastinating and just keep on hustling and working an old plan because it's what we know. Today I tell you about why I took a step back from the Podcast for a while, what I did to reflect and refocus and maybe my journey will inspire you to take a step back and reflect too.

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Episode 13: Prioritizing & focusing. Challenge Day 7

Episode 13: Prioritizing & focusing. Challenge Day 7

Identifying your most important dreams.

You might have already guessed it, but after seeing all your dreams right in front of you-you probably had the realization that you won't be able to bring all your dreams into reality. At least not right away all at once. That's why we're spending some time today on finding the most significant dreams and desires you're having.

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Episode 12: Organizing dreams & desires. Challenge Day 6

Episode 12: Organizing dreams & desires. Challenge Day 6

Bringing order into the madness.

In the past five days, we've been discovering more and more dreams and desires we're having. And maybe you've always been the type of person with a load of dreams, so today we're bringing some organization to the chaos. Join as I'm talking about how to structure your dreams, desires, and vision for the future.

Do you want to dive even deeper?

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Episode 10: Your ideal life. Challenge Day 4

Episode 10: Your ideal life. Challenge Day 4

Living your ideal life today.

Have you ever thought about your ideal day, week, month and year?

Do you know what it takes to make them ideal?
Most likely you haven't, but today you're going to find out, maybe you might even be able to change some little things that will make your life a bit more ideal.

Do you want to dive even deeper?

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Episode 9: Visual dream & desire exploration. Challenge Day 3

Episode 9: Visual dream & desire exploration. Challenge Day 3

Let your hands do the thinking. 

It's important to not only think about your goals with your conscious mind, but it's important to let your unconscious do some thinking too.

That's why it's time to follow your hands. Let me guide you to your dreams through your unconscious mind.

 

Do you want to dive even deeper?

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Episode 8: Dream dumping! Brain dumping! Challenge Day 2

Episode 8: Dream dumping! Brain dumping! Challenge Day 2

Time to get it all out! Today we're taking the time to let all the dreams and desires we have stuffed somewhere in our head out. It's time to let them all fly free, even if they seem impossible ever to fulfill.

Join me in the Episode where we'll be talking about your dreams and desires. We'll make sure you stop holding yourself back and admit that you're having the dreams you're having.
 

Do you want to dive even deeper?

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Episode 7: Leaving your past behind. Challenge Day 1

Episode 7: Leaving your past behind. Challenge Day 1

Leaving your past behind with it all the struggles you had to go through is the first step to opening up to your bright, beautiful future. Let me show you how you can let things go.

A big part of letting your past go is to clean up your current mess, in the physical sense.

So join me in this episode and find out how you can let the struggles of your past go and clean up your mess.

Do you want to dive even deeper?

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Episode 6: How to create goals & achieve them!

Episode 6: How to create goals & achieve them!

Setting goals for yourself can be motivating, inspiring and empowering, but only when done right.

We all know the feeling when we haven't hit a goal, that's why I came up with my way of setting goals. Goals that inspire me and help me achieve them in the first place. Setting goals shouldn't be a thing where it's about competing, with yourself or with others, it's about getting things done, so you're getting closer to your big picture dreams and goals.

Join me in this Episode and learn more about how I'm setting goals that are achievable.

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Episode 5: Finding & keeping your Focus!

Episode 5: Finding & keeping your Focus!

Finding and keeping our focus is something we struggle all with from time to time. However, there are a few strategies that will help you choose a priority to bring you closer to what you desire to achieve. The secret lies in choosing just one priority, even though that's often easier said than done.

So tune in and find how I approach finding and keeping my focus.

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Episode 4: Why you need to know what you create & why you do it!

Episode 4: Why you need to know what you create & why you do it!

Sometimes we just get carried away and jump into a new adventure head over heels. However in some cases - for example when it comes to starting a creative business - this approach is often a bit risky.

That's why I thought we should talk about what you need to know about your creative work before you jump into making it a creative business.

We'll talk about when you're just not ready yet and when it's time to take the leap into creative entrepreneurialism. And of course, we'll also address how you can deepen your insights even when you have already achieved some higher levels in your creative work and process.

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Episode 2: Growing, scaling and up-leveling a  Graphic Design Business. With Lilah Higgins.

Episode 2: Growing, scaling and up-leveling a  Graphic Design Business. With Lilah Higgins.

YAY! This is the first ever interview with a creative on the show.

Join me and hear all about how Lilah up-leveled her graphic design business into a graphic design agency. How she was able to retire her husband out of a job he didn't like, because of her creative adventure. We'll chat about pricing, building a creative business around your personal life, filling your client wait list and a ton more.

Lilah is super open about her journey and how you can implement the lessons she learned in the past couple of years.

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Episode 1: Welcome! General Introduction to the Show and me. 

Episode 1: Welcome! General Introduction to the Show and me. 

Listening to this very first Episode of the show you can expect to get to know more about the Podcast, the sparkling creative community and me, your host Kerstin Pressler. I'll be sharing about my journey in the creative field, why I decided to share my experience with you here on the show and what is coming up in the future.

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Episode 3: First steps when starting a creative adventure

Episode 3: First steps when starting a creative adventure

Today's Episode is not only for the newbie, even though it may sound like it... this Episode is meant for every creative, wherever you may be in your career!

Our creative adventures constantly evolve, which means we need to take a step back and reflect regularly and because I know reflecting is something that comes a bit short in our normal day to day life, we're now dedicating a whole Episode to it.

We just need to have clarity, to build a creative business that serves our clients but at the same time us. So jump in and get focused with me.

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editorial calendar mystery! How I put together mine..

editorial calendar mystery! How I put together mine..

Putting together a editorial calendar, sometimes seams like a big mystery!

 

Even though I think you can do it pretty quickly if you do it step by step.

So let me share how I put it together.

First I come up with how often I want to post on which platform.

I keep it realistic, I know in the past I have set for myself really ambitious plans.

But I never followed through, the only thing that constantly happened was that I really felt bad.  

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You need some skin in the game

You need some skin in the game

Let me tell you my little secret!

In the last years, my creative Business has steadily grown. I've pushed forward, but I also kept investing in tools, materials and most importantly knowledge.

 

Looking back, I can tell you that my business growth is absolutely related to the investments I made.

Only through investing in the right tools, materials and knowledge, I've been able to grow.

Figuring out everything on my own and doing everything by myself would have taken me forever. Quite possibly, I may have never figured it out or got it done.

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