You're inspired to pursue your creative dream - but where the heck do you even begin? This week, Cathy shares the first good habits that will kickstart your success. What do you specifically need to ask yourself? What steps can you make right now? She also answers questions from some listeners about gaining more attention and creating stories behind the content. This is the year of no excuses, so stop working for someone else's dream and start taking action to turn your creative passion into a full-time career.


1. Take action. You have to execute your idea.

2. Don’t try to be perfect.

3. If you know the what and the why, you’ll figure out the how.

4. Be specific about what you want to do.

5. Your greatest resource is your resourcefulness.

6. There are no excuses.

7. Don’t wait for the opportunity - create it for yourself.




Diane Warren

New York Times article on Claudia Berroa's flan

Story of Colonel Sanders and KFC

Kevin Smith’s budget for Clerks

Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Elizabeth Gilbert



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