This week, we’re talking about creative fatigue. It’s something we all go through at some point, even if we love what we do. It can get boring, it can get draining, it can start to feel like a chore. So how you cope with these habits is exactly what we’re going to get into today. So without further ado, let’s get into the show!
Show Notes for This Episode:
[1:10] Lisa opens up and shares her current scary bout with creative fatigue.
[2:00] Lisa is feeling very labored with her work and needs a break.
[3:00] The hard choice of taking on more work or the much needed break. ARGH!
[4:10] Lisa asks the gang for advice on what to do.
[4:30] Lisa is becoming jaded over people copying her work.
[5:00] Tom asks Lisa why the copycats matter so much to her.
[6:00] It’s not the money it’s the stealing of Lisa’s heart that hurts the most.
[7:20] Is it time for a lawyer?
[8:10] Cease and Desist lets the offender know their actions are serious.
[9:10] Realizing the creative honeymoon is over.
[10:00] Lisa is feeling bruised and battered by the theft of her art.
[11:00] Dustin offers feel good advice to Lisa.
[12:30] Tom shares his feelings on his own work being ripped off.
[13:00] Offensive behavior compounds over time and can kill your creativity.
[14:30] Tom asks Lisa where she is seeing her work ripped off.
[15:30] Should we bury our heads in the sand when it comes to stolen work?
[16:30] Consume less and create more and focus little on others.
[17:40] Dustin asks if the gang’s familiar with Donald Miller from StoryBrand.
[18:00] Mark Your Territory.
[19:00] Lisa is grateful for her fans and their support.
[20:20] Think this way and relieve all your creative worries.
[21:00] Taking action against copycats can help you feel in control again.
[22:00] Creative Fatigue has many causes.
[23:00] Stop worrying and start acting.
[24:00] Art theft is a REAL thing and it hurts.
[25:00] Artists and their art today vs. the past.
[26:00] Feeling eclipsed by others.
[28:00] And that’s a wrap!
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