In the last episode of 5 Minutes on Creative Entrepreneurship I talked about the maximum earning potential for creative entrepreneurs.
The summer is quickly coming to a close, I hope you were able to take some well earned time off,
In my last article, I mapped out the maximum earning potential for creative entrepreneurs, based on the different business and
The majority of episodes in 5 Minutes on Creative Entrepreneurship deal with the challenges we face with the business side
There’s no question that being a creative entrepreneur is not the easiest path. Going into business for yourself demands considerable
* From the 1988 track by the Swirling Eddies It’s summertime and that means vacation. In fact, I’m heading out
The overwhelming majority of my articles focus on the problems we encounter on the path of creative entrepreneurship. And there
There are two distinct avenues you can follow in developing your creative practice. The most trafficked avenue is Hustle and
When you think about providing service to your clients, do you ever fear that you’re being regarded as a mere
An old friend of mine (I say old because it was a long time ago, and because he was old)
Growing a business is one of life’s greatest challenges. It’s not for the faint-hearted. There are millions of people, with
This past year has been tough on many small businesses. Certain sectors of the economy were entirely shut down overnight.
There are many reasons creatives end up climbing the ladder from part-time freelancer to full-time, from solo-practices into small firms,
When a creative has launched out on their own, they’ve entered the path of entrepreneurship. Being an entrepreneur is not
Last April, as the impact of Covid on businesses was just beginning to be felt, I reached out to Abby
Back in my art school days I took dozens of classes in drawing, painting, and design. We studied our craft
When a creative decides to strike out on their own, whether they realize it or not, they enter into the
Last year I published my book, Blazing the Freelance Trail, Professional Practices for Creative Entrepreneurs. I’ve been on the trail
We’re all trying to figure out how to run our creative businesses in this new normal. Learning how to adapt—and
After 9/11, the business climate went dormant. I had just recently established a narrow position for my web design firm
Over the past 16 episodes we’ve taken a flyover of the five main subjects that structure this podcast—money, minutes, marketing,
Creatives tend to identify more deeply with their work than others. We also face artistic angst, and seem to have
The pursuit meaning in our work, while a universal pursuit, and a fitting goal, also has a universal trap—which if
Medical residents push through long hours to become doctors. Athletes “leave it all on the field” to be the best.
The typical creative entrepreneur deals with a double-dose of trouble in business. They contend with the inner struggles of the
Creatives don’t like repetition, we want—well, to be creative, to invent, to explore, to experiment. And so we resist the
Being a creative in 2019 puts us under a tremendous debt of gratitude for the incredible advantages we enjoy, especially
Hashima Island in Japan was once a thriving city. But when the coal mines, which were its primary industry, closed
I mentor creative entrepreneurs helping them to learn and apply business disciplines to their creative practices. I’m not the only
This audio guide helps you accelerate the mastery of business skills for your creative services practice. We discuss business concepts,
I review a lot of creative service firm websites. Sadly, the frequency with which links to a design firm website
The key to maintaining joy in work is set forth in the ancient, time-tested book of Ecclesiastes.