Regardless of your area of expertise, you can no longer just be an artist. The future belongs to the owners of art businesses. If you have recently said to yourself, “All I really want to do is draw, paint or design,” you need to reexamine your business objectives and productivity issues.
The balance between running a business and being creative can create productivity conflicts. For example, where do you find the time to both promote and create your work? What are the best techniques for managing project stress? The key to most effectively balancing productivity, project management and your personal and professional needs is to find more time and less stress.