Real-life time management for Creatives

Ditch the Overwhelm and Get Into Powerful Action
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (17 ratings)
1,251 students
31min of on-demand video
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Break the cycle of overwhelm & constant troubleshooting
Easy ways to plan that feel spacious and freeing
Know how to figure out what to do next & how to prioritize your to-do list
Free up time and energy for your creative work


  • No productivity shaming or procrastination guilt here - just simple, empowering ways for creatives to free up time for their real work.


This is a personal productivity course for creatives of all stripes, and the focus is on simplifying so that you have more time and energy for your creative work. No productivity shaming or overwork bravado here!

This short course will show you how to ditch the overwhelm and get into powerful action towards your goals. Whether you're an artist, photographer, writer, maker, designer, musician or any other type of creative - let's dispel the myths about creatives being disorganized, and put some simple structures in place that create a strong foundation for your creative success.

Yes, this is about time management; but no, it's not about squeezing ever more into your busy day. Creativity just doesn't work like that. We're not making widgets, right?!

Look, as and artist & coach with a background in project management, I understand time management and productivity deep in my bones. Yet because I'm also a creative, I want these concepts to support my art - not to define or confine it. So as a facilitator what you can expect from me is:

  • Spaciousness

  • Freedom

  • Support for your creativity

  • Simple structures to make work/business easier

  • Fun and irrepressible optimism :-)

(Oh, and a Yorkshire accent, lol!)

Learn how to get out of firefighting reactive mode and into a calm grounded space. Clear the stress of overwhelm and learn how to prioritize tasks in a way that feels really good! Here's the running order for our short yet mighty course together:

  1. Introduction to 'Ditch the overwhelm and get into powerful action'

  2. The cycle of overwhelm - and how to exit it

  3. Get grounded and into a calm, more proactive state

  4. Proactive Planning for success (create spaciousness in your planning)

  5. How to prioritize in a way that feels good, and get into powerful action.

Ok, ready? Let's get started! I'm excited to share this with you!


Who this course is for:

  • Creatives such as artists, writers, makers, authors, designers, photographers who struggle with overwhelm and don't want to be confined by the usual time management methods


Coach & Creative with a background in Project Management
Joanne Murphy
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 19 Reviews
  • 1,333 Students
  • 2 Courses


I'm Jo - a personal development geek from waaay back :-) My passion is helping humans own and step ever more into their awesomeness.

One of the things that can massively put a dampener on your own particular brand of awesome is stress ... lately I've been researching how neuroscience can help us manage stress to actually unlock potential - it's pretty darn cool! You can find out all about it in one of my Emotional Resilience programmes.

I'm a Brit, living in beautiful New Zealand with my two amazing kids. After a decade in project management (construction, business change, major events) I got my masters in Executive Coaching and leant into my true passion - helping people to learn and grow.

Nowadays I get to mould all of that into one - helping people with resilience / time/energy/focus management so that they can show up for their greatest work. I do this via courses, coaching, books and more.

Along the way I've become an accomplished artist, published a couple of books and launched a podcast.

After living in UK, US, Germany and New Zealand, I've finally settled very happily in New Zealand Aotearoa <3 Kia ora

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