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Words of wisdom on a wide range of topics, from preparing portfolios to building confidence and essential skills.

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Three exercises to help you overcome procrasti-struggle

We look to the team behind failsafe zine for guidance
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Seven ways to maintain your mental ‘fitness’ in life and work

Start 2021 with a new mental-health regime, for life and work
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What is an apprenticeship and how does it work?

Two apprentices explain how the scheme helps build a creative career
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The essential steps for bringing ideas to life during lockdown

Stink Studios’ James Britton shares his expert advice
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Timeless pieces of advice from Paul Smith’s 50-year career

Need a creative boost? Paul has some inspiring wisdom for you
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Five tips to help you build confidence and get paid

Written by Alec Dudson
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Three ideas for making extra income from your creative skills

Written by Kei Maye
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The dos and don’ts of networking and following up with industry

Written by Stefanie Sword-Williams
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Three ways to promote yourself and attract new opportunities

Written by Stefanie Sword-Williams
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How to shine in virtual portfolio reviews

27 tips on making a great impression, from industry pros
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Into the unknown: Ten creatives on working through times of uncertainty

We learn how how challenging times can become valuable life lessons
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The Guardian’s digital design director on how to turn self-comparison into a positive

Written by Ben Longden
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Turn everyday objects into kinetic sculptures, with some help from designer Liang-Jung Chen

Written by Liang-Jung Chen
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How to keep your side project going: Tips from BRICK magazine, Hoverstat.es and Collage Club

Written by Callum Green
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Practical steps you can take if you’ve lost work or been laid off

Written by Abadesi Osunsade
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Four creative exercises keeping artists inspired in isolation

Written by Ocki Magill
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“Sorry, I think you’ve muted your mic”: Essential tips for video calling

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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Nuggets of wisdom to start and end your day with, as recommended by five creatives

Written by Siham Ali
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Two creative exercises to maintain inspiration levels from home, by team Anyways

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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The benefits of saying ‘good morning’ and ‘good night’ when routine has been disrupted

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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A growing list of resources to help freelancers prepare for new challenges

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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Working from home? Here are five ways to maintain productivity and counteract loneliness

Written by Paula Akpan
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With the DBACE deadline approaching, here’s how to submit a standout application

Written by Creative Lives in Progress
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Ten key tips that will help you get ahead as an illustrator, by Erin Aniker

Written by Erin Aniker