Strategies for Overcoming Creative Perfectionism

As creatives we have so much going on each day: multitasking, planning business strategy, collecting inspiration for future content. And at times it can feel overwhelming when we want to reflect our very best. 

In short: our own perfectionism can limit our future success when we don’t find ways to manage it.

10 Free Ways to get Inspired

Gathering inspiration offline is such an important process to keep things fresh and authentic. And best of all it, doesn’t have to cost a thing. Here are my top ten ways to find creative inspiration that don’t dive into your pockets. Here are ten ideas to get the creative juices flowing and you back on track in no time at all! 

Alt Chat Wednesday: Showcasing Your Personality through Your Clothes

Your wardrobe can give you a boost of confidence or ease jitters. And when chosen with care, your wardrobe can make meeting new people a breeze.

Join the Alt community and our co-host Maurices on Twitter Wednesday morning (tomorrow) October 28th at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET/4 PM GMT for an hour-long chat about showcasing your personality through your wardrobe choices. We will be talking about being aware of what your wardrobe says about you, defining a signature style, and more.

One lucky participant will win a $100 Maurices gift card.

Host a Mini Party for Alt Winter 2016

Are you ready to party it up at Alt Winter? We are! And we want you to have a hand in planning the fun. For the last few conferences we have invited creative and talented Alt Summit community members to host our Mini Parties. They put together a planning team, then come up with fantastic themes and gorgeous decorations. They help make the Mini Parties one of the highlights of the conference! 

Interested in hosting? Read all about the details and how to apply here!

How to Start and Maintain a Mastermind Group

This week we are talking about Mastermind Groups. On Monday we discussed the value of a small group of people who share a passion for reaching similar goals. And on Wednesday we looked at the differences in a Tribe vs a Mastermind Group. Today we are going to evaluate what it takes to start your own online group!

Mastermind Group vs. Tribe: Which one is right for you?

If you have been part of the Alt community for a while then you have heard us rant and rave about the benefits of finding your tribe. So if Monday’s post was the first time you have heard of a Mastermind group, that is okay, today’s post is here to help you decide what each group has to offer and what is the best fit for you and your blog or business! 

Alt Chat Wednesday: Leveraging Mastermind Groups to Grow Your Business

When it comes to growing your business, two heads are often better than one. This is the thinking behind Advisory Boards for businesses or Mastermind Groups for social media influencers and creatives.

Join us Wednesday October 21, 2015 at 9AM PDT/12PM EDT/4PM GMT for a chat about finding a mastermind group to grow your business. 

Scheduling Instagram Posts for Your Holiday Break

For many creatives, Instagram is a lifeline to customers. We use it to share our process, announce new products, thank customers, and more. And when it comes to disconnecting to enjoy a holiday or a vacation that might not be an option.

Here are five tips for posting to Instagram while on vacation or a holiday break.