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Coaching for Creatives

I help creative artists define their own version of success and take ownership of their careers. 

Maybe you are burned out from the hustle and grind, ready to let go of your last dream to make way for a new one, except you don't know what that dream could be.
 
Maybe you put your dreams and creative life on hold to work a 9-5, but you're ready to stop playing small and become a creative professional?
 
Maybe you're tired of watching each year pass and finding that you are no closer to raising your earning potential. You're an artist, or maker, or creative but no closer to building a career path that excites you.

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You're a Creative Person

You have a lot of ideas, and you're always looking for new ways to express yourself. You may have dreamed of launching a creative business but haven't found the confidence or support to make it a reality. You may have pursued your creative business full time and are now finding yourself at the edge of burnout, not sure when you fell out of love with your dream.

 

I appreciate that creativity can hugely impact your career and life as an artist. The coaching I provide supports creative people such as emerging artists, makers, musicians, filmmakers, performers, and entrepreneurs in the art business.

 

Creative coaching can help you clarify your goals, create a personal vision and mission statement, identify strategies to overcome creative blocks, and streamline your time and energy. 

 

Most importantly, coaching can help you take brave and strategic actions that will move you closer to achieving your dreams and creating your own opportunities.

If you want to be less overwhelmed and more focused in your creative process, life, and career, then let's hop on a FREE 30 min Clarity Call.

"As a person who often overcommitted to too many projects and juggled priorities for years, Victoria is an amazing coach, and she has helped me recalibrate on what is most important to me.  When I first started working with her I often had low energy and drive when trying to tackle all the goals I set for myself. Now, I am no longer getting stuck in those motivation saps, and am looking forward to my work with enthusiasm. "

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MATTHEW G., WRITER

Creative Coaching 1:1

I help creative artists define their version of success and take ownership of their careers. My coaching program combines strategic business coaching, creative process guidance, and career transition services. My coaching is designed for creative professionals ready to level up their careers.

What we could do together...

  • Clarify your goals and create a strong personal vision and mission

  • Identify strategies to overcome your roadblocks

  • Streamline your time, energy, tasks, and to-do lists

  • Create a plan of attack with bite-sized tasks

  • Create a story that sells

  • Level up through brave, strategic actions

  • Develop tools, skills, and resources that will help you take action

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How Do I Coach Creatives?

I'm passionate about helping you to develop your skills through coaching -- and one-on-one coaching is my favorite.

 

Why? Because I get to customize our time together to suit your requirements and desired outcomes. I meet you where you are at and we move at your pace.

 

Whatever your challenge, barrier or ambition, I will assist you in finding clarity and conquering the obstacles in your way. I empower my clients to grow and sustain their creative profession and create a sustainable life. This looks different for each and every client I work with.

 

Schedule a free consultation today to see how coaching can help you achieve your goals.

"If I hadn’t of started working with Victoria, I think I would be doing the same things… writing when I felt like it, doing open mics and shows when I felt like it. Now I’m attacking it. Seriously attacking it. Before I viewed myself as an artist, doing the work when I felt like it and thinking things would magically happen but then being resentful of the people out there who were attacking it. I was at open mics and shows feeling like I was the funniest person in the room and thinking, “I shouldn’t still be here.” I knew I had enough experience, potential, and talent to be moving up and yet because I’m not taking those actions and attacking things I’m still in the same venues with the same people, wading through a lot of bad standup to get my turn."

SARA S., COMEDIAN

Packages and Offers for Customized Individual Coaching

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DREAM CAREER ACCELERATOR+ ACCOUNTABILITY

6 Months

You have a dream.
Now let's make it happen.

4 week intensive followed by 5 months of ongoing support and accountability

Intensive: We'll set you up for success by getting clear on your career or business vision and identifying your roadblocks

Accountability: Ongoing Voxer and email support, a weekly check in via Voxer, and one session per month to create new goals and work through any roadblocks that arose

What's included:

FREE 30 min Clarity Call

9x 50 min video or phone call

6 months of unlimited Voxer and email support

Weekly check-in via Voxer

Your investment: $2,097 in full

 

(or 6 monthly payments of $360)

LEVEL-UP YOUR CAREER

4 Months

Together we will clarify your vision, identify your goals, pinpoint what's been standing in your way, and develop strategies to help you build the career of your dreams. 

What's included:

FREE 30 min Clarity Call

8x 50 min video or phone call

3 months of unlimited Voxer and email support

Your investment: $1,397 in full

 

(or 3 monthly payments of $475)

Start your journey with a free 30 min consultation.
Let's see if we're a good fit!

"When I decided to go full-time with my art practice, I knew that I needed a coach.  I felt quite isolated as an artist.  I was in great need of some friendly support, an accountability partner as well as someone to help me navigate the fields of social media as a marketing tool.

 

I came across Victoria Hines on Instagram and immediately I felt like what she offered as an art business coach was invaluable.  She genuinely wants her clients to succeed!

 

Over the course of six months, we had great talks where Victoria guided me in figuring our what I wanted my life to look like as a successful artist... With her encouragement and valuable resources, I became more productive than ever in the studio, polished up my website, sold my art and gained momentum with my social media channels.  For the first time in my life, I felt validated as a career artist!"

 

STEPHANIE B., PAINTER & GLASSBLOWER
 

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WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH ME

If you're looking for someone who will be invested in your success, someone who will be honest and compassionate with you, and someone who will help you achieve your goals, then I am the coach for you. As your coach, I will show up for you 110% as together we help you navigate back to a fulfilling and inspired creative life.

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HIRING A COACH IS INVESTING IN YOURSELF

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I'M HERE TO HOLD UP A MIRROR AND REFLECT BACK TO YOU WHO YOU ARE. THERE ARE BLINDSPOTS YOU PROBABLY DON'T SEE.

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I'M 100% INVESTED IN YOU WITHOUT ANY CONFLICT OF INTEREST

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I WILL MEET YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY WITH HONESTY AND COMPASSION

“Victoria helped me gain clarity on a few issues that I've been struggling with in my creative career. She was attentive in hearing my needs, and offered guidance and a few practices to continue to tune inward to what lights me up. She also focused on my strengths and helped me let go of what's holding me back so that I can take steps forward. It made a huge difference to talk to someone who has experience in several creative industries. It helps to have a coach knows the field and the unique struggles of a creative entrepreneur! “

CAROLYN E., ARTIST & BUSINESS OWNER

FAQs

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What does a creative coach do?

A creative coach helps you to identify and overcome any personal roadblocks that you may be experiencing in your creative career. They help you to streamline your time, energy, and tasks and to develop a plan of attack that is achievable and inspires you to take action. They also provide support and accountability, helping you stay on track and level up in your career.

 

There are several reasons why a creative might need a coach. Maybe they're stuck and don't know how to move forward. Maybe they need help to clarify their vision or develop a plan of action. Or maybe they need someone to hold them accountable and help them stay on track.

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What is creativity coaching?

Creativity coaching is a process that helps individuals tap into their creative potential and overcome obstacles that may be hindering their artistic or creative endeavors. 

 

Creativity coaching can be beneficial for both professional artists seeking to overcome creative blocks or explore new directions.

 

The benefits of coaching include:

  • Improved clarity and focus

  • Achieving goals that were previously unattainable

  • Developing new skills and strategies

  • Increased confidence and motivation

  • Being held accountable for taking action

  • Improved work/life balance

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What is career coaching for creatives?

Career coaching for creatives is a specialized form of coaching that focuses on helping individuals in creative fields navigate their career paths, overcome challenges, and achieve their professional goals. It recognizes the unique aspects and dynamics of creative industries and tailors coaching techniques and strategies to address the specific needs of creative professionals.


Career coaching for creatives typically involves the following elements:

 

  • Goal setting and visioning

  • Skill assessment and development

  • Portfolio, brand or resume development

  • Networking and relationship-building

  • Marketing and self-promotion

  • Managing creative blocks and overcoming setbacks

  • Career transitions and diversification

It empowers creatives to make informed decisions, leverage their strengths, and build fulfilling and sustainable careers in their chosen creative industries.

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