I’ve been holding a lot of one-on-one, in depth conversations with artists who know they have hit a mud flat and are spinning their wheels.
Within the first hour of our conversation, something clicks into place – an insight they didn’t have before.
Suddenly, a light is shining on what had been in shadows before our call, and the artist can feel something opening up inside, expanding into the pathways for the dream, which they have always longed for, to be realized.
At this point, artists usually ask how much the mentoring /coaching service is going to cost.
And for some of these artists, often the ones who are hurting the most, the value of what they have just experienced, and know they will continue to experience if they work with me, gets strangled in the net of price.
In one moment, the precious, incalculable value of their insights become tangled up in lines of scarcity and fear, and then falls over a cliff, disappearing from view.
Sometimes artists can grab a hold of the lifeline I throw them, so they climb back up and see the vista that is always there, waiting for them.
Other times, the conditioning and hooks around money sink the dream—as it has for these artists from time immemorial.
What, you may wonder – as I have – has really happened here?
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