Creative, Inc. – 9 Qualities of a Successful Freelancer

This little stop motion video put a smile on my face as the authors Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho unveil the “9 Qualities of a Successful Freelancer” from their recent book Creative, Inc. I thought you might enjoy it too if you are anywhere in the world of making art for clients.

9 Qualities of a Successful Freelancer

  1. Strong business sense
  2. A love of your art
  3. Curiosity
  4. Confidence & a strong vision
  5. Good listening & observation skills
  6. Good communication skills
  7. Ability to handle criticism and rejection
  8. A positive attitude and professional demeanor
  9. Good work habits

About Cherish Flieder

Cherish Flieder is an internationally-featured artist, designer, creative entrepreneur, and award-winning children’s book illustrator. Cherish’s designs have been seen in fashion apparel, books, magazines, greeting cards, gifts, crafts and more. She is the creator of Something to Cherish®, an artistic brand that joyfully connects with the hearts of women through her original watercolor mixed-media artwork on pre-treasured gifts, home decor, fashion accessories, and keepsakes. Cherish is also the founder of the art licensing community She regularly teaches marketing, illustration, design, and technology at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. Connect with Cherish on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google + and LinkedIn.