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Accumulate launches first event to connect homeless people with creative industries

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The outcome of Creative Futures will provide participants with confidence and self-belief, to talk about themselves to prospective creative industry employers, but also tangible work opportunities in the creative industries, including the design, illustration, publishing, architecture and podcasting sectors," says Accumulate in a statement.

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Documenting the realities of juggling motherhood and a creative career

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By late 2021, she started thinking about all the women she knew or knew of who had young children and also ran their own businesses or were self-employed in the creative industries. She started getting in touch with people she admired, such as Naomi Raybould, founder of Beyond Nine, writer Liv Purvis, photographer Ola O.

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Annabel Wright on how self-publishing could empower women in business

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In a world where business books are predominantly written by men, Annabel Wright of Whitefox Publishing explores how joining the dots with independent self-publishing could provide the perfect platform for female-identifying entrepreneurs who want to share their professional voice.

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8 of the best new courses on business development for creatives

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If self-doubt or imposter syndrome is holding you back from taking the next step in your creative career, this course is designed for you. In this 45-minute course, she digs into the science behind self-sabotage and shares the framework that allowed her to overcome the fear of failure.

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Five steps to help you get over rejection and move forward

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So don't beat yourself up or spend time dwelling on self-doubt. Feedback is a valuable tool for self-improvement. Image licensed via Adobe Stock It really sucks to be rejected by a potential employer or freelance client. But if you reframe rejection as a learning opportunity, it can actually turn into a positive.

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16 frequently asked questions answered to help you become a graphic designer

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Although some professional graphic designers are self-starters, most will have taken some sort of course. Many graphic designers have carved out successful careers through self-study alone: by following online tutorials, reading books, watching training videos, and a lot of trial-and-error.

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Whether she's sad, happy, excited or mad, Katrina Romulo uses design to express her emotions

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She has been self-employed for two years and also works as a creative lead at Hyper Skin, a company she rebranded. There is nothing as satisfying as taking an idea and turning it into something that looks super real and applying it to different physical, print and digital mediums," explains Katrina.