Join Stefan Mumaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Get a posse, part of Breaking Out of a Rut.
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…Get a posse.…You know the term posse, from westerns?…When the sheriff would round up a few…focused people to help him capture the bad guy?…Now-a-days the term posse is used for a similar group of people.…But instead of running down fugitives from the law, these people can…help you achieve your creative goals, while you help them achieve theirs.…Everyone should have a group of people that they…can rely on to provide insight, opinion, and occasionally, accountability.…If you don't have a creative posse, you need to assemble one.…Find five to seven people to meet…regularly and discuss a common goal or topic.…
If you're a writer, you might meet once a month…to discuss a project that you're all assigned to complete.…If you're a designer, you might have an exercise that you all…participate in over the month, or have experiences that everyone can share.…This type of group accountability ensures that…you're working toward your larger creative goals.…The people in your posse should have…diverse experience, while still maintaining similar goals.…
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