A big component of my coaching programs is helping you shift your mindset into one of a CEO. I firmly believe that acting and thinking like a CEO will take your art career to the next level.
However, thinking like a CEO does not mean you’re only thinking about the business, it also means you are taking the time to think about yourself. Companies like Google, Goldman Sachs, and Medtronic have introduced meditation and other mindfulness exercises to their employees, so why shouldn’t you introduce them to yourself?
Taking time to take a walk, relax, meditate and reflect on the day is incredibly important to unwind from the stress built up in your mind. Research suggests that meditating regularly can boost your resilience, help you mitigate stress, regulate emotions, and have a more positive outlook on things. A study executed by the Harvard Business Review suggests that just ten to 12 minutes of meditation is enough to boost creativity.
As an artist, thinking of yourself as a CEO may have never crossed your mind. You probably think of a CEO as someone in a suit leading a board meeting in a major office building, which is so not you. But what if I told you that thinking like a could drastically change the trajectory of your art career? Seeing yourself as the boss will help you steer your career and goals and be successful, and I’m going to tell you why.
Establish a Clear Plan of Action
A CEO is often in charge of multiple responsibilities in a company including shareholders, employees, growth of the company, and making sure the company is in good financial standing. You might not realize it, but as an artist, you’re doing these same things for yourself and your studio.
When you take a step back and realize that you’re the one running every aspect of your art career, you can start to see how what you’re doing is parallel to the actions of CEOs all over the world. By...