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How to Overcome Creative Blocks with Solomon Eversole: Successful Fashion Designer podcast interview with Sew Heidi

SFD023: Part 1: How to Stay Creative (when there’s never any time)

October 16, 2017

Solomon Eversole has the most calm and collected approach to creativity I’ve ever witnessed. With 15 years experience working in the corporate world and on his own collections, he’s figured out the best ways to help himself and his team express their artistic side in an industry that thrives on tight deadlines and late nights.

Solomon explains his “plan first” approach to creativity. Giving himself a comfortable amount of time, the right mindset, and being prepared with the necessary tools, his outcomes are not only better, but he feels more peace of mind during the creative process.

If you struggle with creative block, creative panic, or creative pressure, listen to this episode now. Not only will Solomon inspire you with new ways to approach your creativity, his cool, calm and collected demeanor will provide you with a sense of relief in an industry where we all too often feel overwhelm.

And watch for Part 2 of our interview on overcoming fear. It’s out next week. Here is part 2 of our conversation on fighting fear in fashion.

You will learn:

  • How “Proper Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance”
  • Why you need to give yourself the time and freedom to explore your creativity
  • The importance of controlling what you can can control (because plenty of things will become urgent on their own)
  • Why planning gets a bad name but why it’s essential
  • The 80% rule and why you always need a “fresh set of eyes”
  • Why mood boards aren’t as essential to the creative process as you may think
  • How to relieve yourself from the pressure of being creative
  • How to prioritize your time and efforts when you feel like everything has to be done now
  • That it’s ok if everything you create isn’t brand new

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