If you haven’t heard of her yet, Marie Forleo is THE Woman to look to for advice about building your business.

As an artist, you ARE your own business as you individually represent your brand. So, you can learn a lot from our friend Marie. “With loving yet wisecracking advice, Marie inspires tens of thousands to take charge of their success and happiness by boosting their business skills.”

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Now you ask, “what does SHE have to do with inspiration and productivity?”

Well, in our generation where nearly everyone has ADHD and information is being shoved down our throats 24/7, it’s easy to get sucked into finding tons of inspiration online, but actually ending up doing no work at all. In this video, Marie explains how to find inspiration everyday while not getting lost in it.

The biggest takeaway is the importance of understanding your C:C ratio, which is your Consuming:Creating ratio.The game plan is to Create before you consume. Marie highlights two ways to do this, (1) Create before you consume (2) “Stack Your Crack” organize all of your inspiration(crack) materials for your downtime.

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*C:C Ratio How much you are creating vs. How much you are consuming