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84: Permission to Just Think

creative entrepreneurship inspiration Sep 21, 2023
Surface Pattern Designer Bonnie Christine Gives You Permission to Just Think

How to Unlock Your Next Big Breakthrough

I used to be constantly overwhelmed by the daily grind of my business, always reacting and firefighting. But I realized that the real magic happens when we step back and look at the bigger picture. That's why I made the radical decision to start taking time off to do nothing but think. And let me tell you, it's some of the most productive work you can do. Join me as I share some tips on how to make space for thinking in your busy schedule. It's in those moments of quiet reflection that you'll find clarity, direction, and inspiration for your next big idea. Trust yourself and make space for the magic to happen.

Discussed in this episode

  • The importance of allocating time for thinking in the creative process and the impact of thinking on the overall success and innovation of your creative business.
  • The challenge of being trapped in the day-to-day and how to overcome the guilt associated with taking time to think.
  • There are a variety of methods and environments for productive thinking, you just need to find what works for you—whether it’s time in the hammock, a long walk, or a scheduled thinking session.


Review of the week:



This is exactly the podcast I’ve needed. After my lengthy professional hold thanks to years of medical crisis, I felt I’d fallen too far behind to re-embark on the creative career dreams I once held. This podcast makes me feel as if my biggest aspirations are still possible and important, and provides clear steps to help me strategize and move forward. Truly stellar work from an amazing woman! Thank you, Bonnie!.



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