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Conversations with artists and entrepreneurs about the creative hustle. Owning your own business can be an exciting, scary, frustrating, rewarding, and sometimes lonely journey. So, I believe it’s important to share stories and learn from each other whenever we can. Because while your creative field may look different from mine, ultimately we’re all doing the same thing: trying to figure out a way to pay the bills, stay inspired, and keep it all together. So lets talk about it.

Conversations with artists and entrepreneurs about the creative hustle. Owning your own business can be an exciting, scary, frustrating, rewarding, and sometimes lonely journey. So, I believe it’s important to share stories and learn from each other whenever we can. Because while your creative field may look different from mine, ultimately we’re all doing the same thing: trying to figure out a way to pay the bills, stay inspired, and keep it all together. So lets talk about it.
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Conversations with artists and entrepreneurs about the creative hustle. Owning your own business can be an exciting, scary, frustrating, rewarding, and sometimes lonely journey. So, I believe it’s important to share stories and learn from each other whenever we can. Because while your creative field may look different from mine, ultimately we’re all doing the same thing: trying to figure out a way to pay the bills, stay inspired, and keep it all together. So lets talk about it.

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Episodes

Resiliency - with Kathryn Sterner

8/6/2019
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We conclude our conversation with Kathryn Sterner, owner of Winsome Goods. Today we focus in the strategies Kathryn uses to stay nimble and resilient when things don’t go as smoothly as she hoped. We’ll also chat about healthy debt, stubbornness, unicorns, and what she sees as the best part of owning her own business.

Duration:00:38:47

Jumping - with T Mychael Rambo

7/30/2019
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We conclude our conversation with T Mychael Rambo Regional Emmy Award winning performer, educator, and public speaker.Today we look at what happens when you fall flat on your face and how to get back up, dust yourself off, and try again. We also talk about how being grounded in who you are and clear about what you need can be the highest form of resiliency.

Duration:01:11:11

Craft - with Jackson Schwartz

7/23/2019
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We conclude our conversation with Jackson Schwartz, co-founder and creative director of Hennepin Made and Parallel Café. Today we discuss what drove him to expand the companies’ impact and why he wanted to build a more visible space to grow community. Along the way we’ll talk about reinvention, the ability of craft to connect, and what Jackson sees as the thread that holds it all together.

Duration:01:01:02

Sustainability - with Kathryn Sterner

7/16/2019
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We continue our conversation with Kathryn Sterner, owner of Winsome Goods. Today we take a closer look at how the value of sustainability helps her to navigate life as an entrepreneur, where burnout is real, and fear and anxiety can be a daily challenge. We’ll also chat about shifting unhealthy narratives; setting boundaries around social media, and figuring out how to do the best we can with the pieces we’re given.

Duration:01:04:40

Fear - with T Mychael Rambo

7/9/2019
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We continue our conversation with T Mychael Rambo, Regional Emmy Award winning performer, educator, and public speaker. Today we’ll chat about how T Mychael dealt with fear during his the leap to becoming a fulltime actor and performer, despite having no formal training. Along the way we’ll talk about choosing to learn through listening, making integrity your calling card and how a simple gesture can validate your presence in a space when you’re feeling overwhelmed.

Duration:01:11:21

Forward - with Jackson Schwartz

7/2/2019
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We continue our conversation Jackson Schwartz, co-founder and creative director of Hennepin Made and Parallel Café. Today we’ll discuss how his drive has helped to expand the scope, footprint, and impact of his business. Along the way we chat about letting go in order for things to grow, creating a framework for others to lead, and how the desire to move things forward sometimes gets in the way of appreciating what’s happening right in front of us.

Duration:01:11:54

Perspective - with Kathryn Sterner

6/25/2019
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We begin our conversation with Kathryn Sterner, owner of Winsome Goods. Today we talk about what drove her to take the leap to start her own sustainable clothing design studio. Along the way we’ll discuss aligning your contribution to the world with your own values, flying by the seat of your pants, and how sometimes we need to jump out of the pot we’re in to gain perspective on what needs to change.

Duration:00:59:30

Intention & Possibility - with T Mychael Rambo

6/18/2019
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We begin our conversation with T Mychael Rambo, Regional Emmy award winning performer, educator, and public speaker. Today we’ll talk about his journey to reinvent himself and how sobriety helped him to stop, reassess, and start him down an unexpected path. We’ll also talk about the work it takes to change lanes, the importance of showing up, and the payoff of taking the risk and saying ‘I can do that’.

Duration:00:52:23

Risk - with Jackson Schwartz

6/11/2019
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We begin our conversation with Jackson Schwartz, co-founder and creative director of Hennepin Made and Parallel Café. Today we look closely at risk and break it down to its brass tacks. Jackson shares the strategy behind some of his early career risks, and we discuss the process he takes for dreaming up and sketching out future leaps for his company. We’ll also talk about spinning plates, how hesitation affects confidence, and how to learn from mistakes along the way.

Duration:00:46:29

Season 2 Part 2 - Trailer

6/4/2019
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Today we preview the second part of Season 2. For this part of the season I wanted to stay close to the larger theme of resiliency, and wondered what we could learn when you look at it through the lens of risk. I was curious about how these two principals related to one another and how this relationship can play out in the lives of entrepreneurs. Our guest will include: Jackson Schwartz, T Mychael Rambo, and Kathryn Sterner.

Duration:00:09:47

Now, Now - with Ryan Garza

5/28/2019
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We conclude our conversation with Ryan Garza founder and creative director of NONPOD. Today we focus on the now, now… How can we stay grounded in the present moment when the future seems unclear? Together we’ll discuss the illusion of control, autopilot decision making, connecting to the infinite, and my favorite movie of all time Spaceballs!!!

Duration:00:19:48

The Storm - with Hannah Barnstable

5/21/2019
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In this episode we conclude our conversation with Hannah Barnstable, founder of Seven Sundays Muesli. Today we’ll talk about weathering the storms of chaos, stress, and emotions that try to throw us off balance. Hannah will share her tricks and practices for grounding herself during these storms and together we’ll chat about the power of taking a step back and gaining perspective.

Duration:00:19:21

Rebuilding - with Cana Potter

5/14/2019
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In this episode we conclude our conversation with Cana Potter, Owner of MuseFlora. Today we take a closer look at resiliency, and talk about how falling on our butts and picking ourselves up again can help us to understand who we truly are, and can clarify where we want to go. Along the way we’ll chat about putting the pieces back together, how eating Dove Chocolate can help, and what it means to show up as the best version of yourself.

Duration:00:55:29

Yes, And... - with Ryan Garza

5/7/2019
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In this episode we continue our conversation with Ryan Garza founder and creative director of NONPOD Nonprofit Podcast community. Today we’ll chat about the power of the ‘yes, and…’ A practice that allows you to accept whatever life throws your way then gives you the chance to choose what comes next. We look at how this concept can be used by leaders as they build and manage their teams, as well as solo entrepreneurs as they work to grow their business. Along the way we’ll talk about...

Duration:00:10:30

No - with Hannah Barnstable

4/30/2019
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In this episode we continue our conversation with Hannah Barnstable founder of Seven Sundays Muesli. Today, we’ll talk about navigating the No’s and how optimism can serve you when you feel like that lonely voice in the wilderness. We’ll also talk about the power of passion, holding things closely, remembering ‘I quit my job for this.’

Duration:00:45:05

Help - with Cana Potter

4/23/2019
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In this episode we continue our conversation with Cana Potter; Owner and Founder of the subscription floral studio MuseFlora. Today we’ll chat about opening yourself up to help when you need it and learning how to get out of your own way in order to discover a more balanced way forward. We’ll also talk about structure, the work it takes to recraft old habits, and one of my favorite topics…neuro-pathways!!!

Duration:00:43:24

Trust - with Ryan Garza

4/16/2019
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In this episode we begin our conversation with Ryan Garza founder and creative director of NONPOD "the" Nonprofit Podcast community. Today we’ll learn more about Ryan, his business, and how trusting his gut has helped him to create a company that is centered on his values. We’ll also chat about the need for adventure, risking everything, and what Rocky Balboa and Miley Cyrus can teach us about accepting who we are while practicing gratitude along the way.

Duration:00:12:07

Foundations - with Cana Potter

4/9/2019
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In this episode we begin our conversation with Cana Potter, Owner and Founder of the subscription floral studio MuseFlora. Today we’ll get to know a bit more about Cana, her business and how she prepared herself to take the leap. We’ll also chat about personality quizzes, wild successes, and that moment you realized, yes….this is what I’m supposed to do.

Duration:00:48:40

Pivot - with Hannah Barnstable

4/2/2019
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In this episode we begin our conversation with Hannah Barnstable founder of Seven Sundays Muesli cereal. Today we talk about how grit, perseverance, and finding the right time to pivot have helped her to solidify her core values and chart a direction for her company. We’ll also talk about healthy tension, businesses as children, and the choice to do things differently.

Duration:01:04:27

Dreaming Big - with Yen-Ying Chee

1/29/2019
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In this episode we conclude our conversation with jewelry designer Yen-Ying Chee. Today we discuss dreaming big for your business and how visualizing the path forward can help you take the leap.

Duration:00:12:59