Episodes

Dec. 2, 2022

3 end-of-year tasks for creative freelancers

EP 97: Sometimes the days go by so fast, you don't even realize a new month has hit the calendar. Well in this episode, I'm goi…

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Nov. 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving! How gratitude can influence attitude

EP 96: I believe the practice of gratitude, can truly transform one's approach to life. It has the power to snuff out jealousy,…

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Nov. 18, 2022

5 False narratives about self-employment

EP 95: For every truism in any industry, there is an equal myth as well. At the very least, certain statements or narratives nee…

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Nov. 11, 2022

3 areas of your business to invest in besides new gear

EP 94: Black Friday sales are probably hitting your inbox right about.....yesterday! And while there are some really good saving…

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Oct. 28, 2022

You are not the best judge of your own work

EP 93: While we creatives study and work on our craft with a great deal of passion, it does not make us impervious to the occasi…

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Oct. 21, 2022

The Federal Student Loan Relief Application is now live!

EP 92: Quick update: The Federal student loan relief application is now live on the student aid website! The application takes …

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Oct. 14, 2022

Can walking away from a client turn out to be a good thing?

EP 91: The fear of losing clients can be very strong, particularly when starting out in one's career. We often see these situati…

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Sept. 30, 2022

The 7 C's of great communication

EP 90: The cost of poor communication with colleagues, leads, and clients can be severe. It can lead to missed opportunities, se…

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Sept. 23, 2022

Podcast recommendations to help you level up!

Happy International Podcast Day! We are celebrating our 89th episode with a tribute to some amazing other podcasters out there w…

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Sept. 16, 2022

3 Friendly reminders when playing the debt game

EP 88: Consciously or unconsciously, we are all playing the game of debt in our day-to-day lives. We tell ourselves many narrat…

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Sept. 9, 2022

14 Things you should know about the Student Loan Relief Plan

EP 87: Student loan relief is on the way. Whether you love it or hate it; the fact remains that it will be taking place and kno…

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Aug. 26, 2022

Why diversification is more important than ever

EP 86: Sometimes it feels like we have to choose between niching down and diversifying to maximize our results, but truly I don't…

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Aug. 19, 2022

Navigating the "free-work" dilemma

EP 85: We've all been told that doing the free job is destructive to our career and the industry we're in. "Value yourself", "Kn…

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Aug. 12, 2022

Should you pursue a staffed job or full-time freelance?

EP 84: Every once in a while, there pops up a fork in the road, where one side leads toward full-time employment and the other s…

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Aug. 6, 2022

Does Instagram really hate photographers?

EP 83: Instagram has long been the most preferred and efficient way for photographers to display their work to the masses. Howev…

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July 29, 2022

Lightroom updates we might actually like!

EP 82: For years, I have felt that the best lightroom updates went unnoticed, because the ones that were noticeable, were either…

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July 22, 2022

Should you send your leads an estimate or a quote?

EP 81: What do you send in when a new lead asks for your pricing? Are you sending them an estimate or are you sending them a quo…

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July 15, 2022

Recession proof your mind

EP 80: Building a recession-proof business is no easy task, but it might be near impossible to accomplish with a brittle mindset …

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July 8, 2022

Jacob Basheer Anton: An introspection into male modeling

EP 79: As visual creatives, it's important to grasp the responsibilities and roles of your creative team for optimizing your proj…

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June 25, 2022

How to implement zero-based budgeting

EP 78: Budgeting has a dirty feel to it doesn't it? It makes you feel like you did something wrong or that you're in a timeout …

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June 17, 2022

Do you need a DBA for your Sole Proprietorship business?

EP 77: DBA's, also known as Doing Business As, can be a brand-building decision for your business, but is it all that it's crack…

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June 10, 2022

The Freelance Isn't Free Act

EP 76: A bill has passed in the state of New York that impacts freelancers in a great way! One of the struggles of being a freel…

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June 4, 2022

3 Financial targets for your post college career

EP 75: Congratulations college graduates, it is your time to shine! The road ahead promises many great adventures and obstacles …

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May 27, 2022

The importance of valuing your Intellectual Property, and not just yo…

EP 74: One of the common traps I find freelancers fall into is they price themselves without taking into account the intellectual…

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