The saying goes “Pay yourself first.”
Normally this is meant for money, but here I am going to tell you it is meant for time.
As a creative, I sell my time for money. I do not necessarily sell my creativity. And this is where most of us get it twisted.
We wake up, put in 8-10 hours a day solving problems, editing, creating all to fulfill other people’s dreams, ideas, campaigns and inspirations. We surf facebook, we eat lunch at our desks, we come home and watch “How I met your mother” and think about the app we are going to build, the painting we are going to paint, the dress we are going to sew. READ MORE
He kept referring to himself as a “Rockstar” and that should have been my first clue. But I was young and living in New York City. I had my apartment in the West Village, I had just gotten a puppy and I was huuuuuuuuuuuungry. But “Rockstar” could only spend a few thousand on a website and he was a “Rockstar” photographer.