How to Survive in the Creative Industry

It’s a long hard road in the creative industry so it pays to be prepared! Here are a few pointers to help you hack it:

It’s a long hard road in the creative industry so it pays to be prepared! Here are a few pointers to help you hack it:

Stamina

Stamina is key, just like a 5 day music festival, keep some energy for the end and make sure you recharge regularly. No matter what your job is, it’s important to avoid burn out.

Long Lasting Ideas

Design styles come and go, but ideas can last forever. Focus your attention not only on the execution but on the ideas themselves.

Stand out from the crowd

Being unique can be difficult nowadays because there are so many creators out there. The trick is not to be ‘unique’ but to do what you’re passionate about and do it well.

Be Brave

It’s tempting to follow trends and get the ‘job done’, but sometimes you need to be a rebel and break the rules. Be fearless and challenge yourself, it helps to build your skills and keeps you interested.

Escape the mundane

If you’re feeling creatively stifled, start a personal project to escape the regular day-to-day work.
Do you have any survival tips in your industry? Feel free to share them in the comments section.