Improve Creative Focus - Jessica Abel


Time-sensitive announcement: Jessica Abel will be offering the Prioritize Like a Pro workshop live online at 1 pm on June 13. Registration information is here: 

Great, free opportunity to learn about the Weighted Decision Matrix we talked about in the interview!

The evergreen version of the Prioritize Like a Pro workshop is here:


One of my biggest challenges as a creator is having more ideas than I have time to see them through. It's easy to get distracted, and I often get started on projects when they're new and interesting, only to set them aside as other ideas show up. This makes it exceptionally hard to finish things.

I recently attended a workshop presented by Jessica Abel, a creative business coach, artist, author, and teacher, where she introduced a tool she's adapted for creatives called the Weighted Decision Matrix. While I've depended on standard to-do type lists to organize most of my projects, the matrix offers a better way to narrow my selection and choose the right things to work on while letting go of projects that can either wait or not happen at all.

Jessica shares more about the process and tool in this interview, along with insights she's gained as she's built her businesses layer-by-layer.

Creative Engine Masterclass is here:

Jessica's latest book, Growing Gills is only on Amazon : 

Out on the Wire and her other books are available via indie booksellers and on Amazon. 

and (Amazon Associate link)

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