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Starving Artist No More | Jennifer Jill Araya
061: Sustainable Creativity
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061: Sustainable Creativity Jul 16, 2024

As an artist who is also a small business owner, it sometimes feels like you’re pulled in two opposite directions: toward creative freedom and artistic expression on one side, and toward...

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Starving Artist No More | Jennifer Jill Araya
060: Walk Around the Wall
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060: Walk Around the Wall Jul 11, 2024

When you’re facing a problem or a difficult situation in your creative business, what is your first reaction? What do you do? Do you feel frozen? Do you feel frantic, like you have no...

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059: Time as a Resource
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059: Time as a Resource Jul 09, 2024

As a creative entrepreneur, your time is literally your most valuable resource. From a business perspective, time is what you sell, because your artistic products require time to create. From a...

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058: Freedom in Diversity
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058: Freedom in Diversity Jul 01, 2024

When you look at the list of your clients, the list of people who purchase your creative work, what do they look like? Do all of those people or businesses look the same, or do they differ in some...

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057: Casting Director's Perspective
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057: Casting Director's Perspective Jun 04, 2024

Regardless of what creative industry you work in, communication is key. Particularly when you think of marketing yourself and your work to the people in your industry who serve in the project...

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056: The Neurodivergent Creative
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056: The Neurodivergent Creative May 21, 2024

While I’m not neurodivergent myself, I know a lot of artists who are. In fact, quite a few of the artists who work with me to build their entrepreneurship skills are neurodivergent in one way...

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055: Creative Branding Deep Dive
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055: Creative Branding Deep Dive May 14, 2024

Questions related to branding and marketing can often feel incredibly overwhelming for artists. The vast majority of creative entrepreneurs got into their line of work because they were passionate...

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054: The Six Components, Revisited
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054: The Six Components, Revisited May 07, 2024

When I’m working with artists, the most frequent question they ask is how they should structure their creative business. How do they know which tasks in their creative entrepreneurship life...

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053: Goodbye Procrastination
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053: Goodbye Procrastination Apr 30, 2024

One of my coaching clients reached out to me this week regarding a task that she and I had discussed at length during a session a couple months ago, and she confessed to me that she hadn’t...

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052: Doing the Work is the Win
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052: Doing the Work is the Win Apr 23, 2024

Every creative has moments in their career that are moments of celebration, moments of pure excitement. And usually, when I talk to artists about those moments, they think about the big career...

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051: Celebrations Matter
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051: Celebrations Matter Apr 16, 2024

Last week’s podcast episode was all about the importance of acknowledging the hard things in your life as a creative entrepreneur, but if you stop there, you’re only seeing part of the...

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050: Acknowledge the Hard Stuff
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050: Acknowledge the Hard Stuff Apr 09, 2024

The life of a creative entrepreneur is a difficult one. From a culture that doesn’t value our artistic work, instead telling us we should starve, to the difficulty of dealing with business...

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