Startist Society - Episode 3: Dealing with Overwhelm in your Creative Business

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By Nikki May and Laura Lee Griffin. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Nikki and Laura discuss the overwhelming topic of overwhelm! What do you do when there are so many things going on that you don’t know where to start? How can you break things down into manageable chunks?

  • Four types of overwhelm (0:58)
  • Tools we use (2:43)
  • Choose one thing a day (5:43)
  • Weekly planning methods (6:23)
  • Parkinson’s Law (7:50)
  • Estimating (underestimating) time things will take (8:36)
  • Perfectionist tendencies (9:13)
  • Getting outside your comfort zone (13:07)
  • Nikki’s current overwhelm: completing her artist website program, Make Art Not Websites (14:00)
  • Using ClickUp for managing the project (16:01)
  • Laura’s current overwhelm: planning Skillshare classes (18:40)
  • An old-school method to manage overwhelm (19:31)

Read more and find mentioned resources in the Startist Society show notes at startistsociety.com/overwhelm.

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