2015 was a big year for me.
But let me remind you: this did not happen overnight. Rather, I learned the value of taking small steps, changing my mindset, and asking for support and encouragement along the way.
In this year’s wrap-up, you’ll find articles on how I overcame my fears and followed my own path. My hope is that it will inspire you to do the same.
Choose yourself. Ship your art. And take the road less travelled.
To travel is to live.
The birth of Olle Lindholm Media
If you would have told me that I would have started my own teaching-based business in 2015, I would have dropped my jaw. In retrospect, here’s how it happened.
Are You Still Waiting to Get Picked?
Most people seek permission to create their art. It’s a legacy from the industrial age, where obedience and rule-following was rewarded (hint: these old rules are changing). Choose yourself in the coming year, and beyond.
How I Went from Losing My Summer Job to Starting My Own Business
You know when things don’t go according to plan? Yeah, it happens. But it turns out that “bad news” can actually be good news…
I’m Writing an Ebook
I’ve been working on an ebook about personal growth for a while. To be honest, for a really long while. If you’ve ever tried to put together a creative project, you probably know what I mean.
After six years, I finally put my ebook into the world. One of my proudest achievements in 2015.
The power of the mind
Our mind is a powerful force. Discover how it works and learn some scientific “mind tricks” that help your productivity, motivation, and relationships.
Why Kaizen Works
If you’re struggling with overwhelm and making new healthy changes, then kaizen is the practice you want to invest in during 2016. It was the one word that had the greatest impact on my life throughout the year.
Mindset in Action
I almost wanted to cry. During the fall, I completed a quantitative methods course as part of my master’s program. What I thought was a statistics class turned out to be a valuable lesson in mindset.
Dare to Think Differently
Did you know our brains produce 50,000 thoughts a day? Many of those thoughts are a direct result of our mindset. Here’s the killer: you can expand your thinking by changing your mindset.
A dose of inspiration
We all go through hard times when we need to get the inspiration and tools to move forward.
12 Inspirational Quotes to Get You Through Winter
Winter is coming… and it can feel like an uphill battle. At least in Sweden, where it’s dark when you get up, and dark when you go to bed. For us who can’t afford a trip to sunny Australia, take comfort in these twelve inspirational winter quotes.
Grab Your Free Membership and Take the Road Less Travelled
Want to know the best part about blogging? You. You make this site what it is. And I couldn’t be more grateful. The free toolkit is my gift to you. Check it out, and join us! 🙂
Here’s a taste of some of the projects I’ve worked on outside of my blog.
How the Marriott Became a Media Company
The first article I wrote on my internship at Spoon. You can read about an upcoming trend that’s changing the way companies do business.
60 Resources for Smart and Effective Content Marketers
As part of my internship, I produced a comprehensive content marketing guide for industry professionals. It was an absolute pleasure putting this resource together and I learned a lot in the process.
What’s been some of your highlights in 2015? What do you need help with in 2016? Please share your thoughts in the comments.
I have lots planned for you in 2016. Can’t wait to catch you then! 🙂
Image credit: Max Lindholm.