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Art and commerce are a powerful combo when you’re using your craft to make your living. But how do you turn an artistic hustle into a sustainable business? How do you prevent cash flow from overriding creativity in your decision-making? Entrepreneur Nick Ruffini (Pronto, Drummer’s Resource, Revoice Media) breaks down the very personal process of artistic entrepreneurship into the doable, the definitely don’t-able, and the practical with leading names in an array of industries. Nick Ruffini has been a professional musician for nearly 20 years, with a top 50 record to his name and endorsements from major drum manufacturers. He’s been an entrepreneur even longer, helping his family run multiple restaurants before branching out to launch his own dining, music, and media businesses. The Revoice Media founder understands the importance of owning your creative voice and the tough practicalities of building a business around it.

Art and commerce are a powerful combo when you’re using your craft to make your living. But how do you turn an artistic hustle into a sustainable business? How do you prevent cash flow from overriding creativity in your decision-making? Entrepreneur Nick Ruffini (Pronto, Drummer’s Resource, Revoice Media) breaks down the very personal process of artistic entrepreneurship into the doable, the definitely don’t-able, and the practical with leading names in an array of industries. Nick Ruffini has been a professional musician for nearly 20 years, with a top 50 record to his name and endorsements from major drum manufacturers. He’s been an entrepreneur even longer, helping his family run multiple restaurants before branching out to launch his own dining, music, and media businesses. The Revoice Media founder understands the importance of owning your creative voice and the tough practicalities of building a business around it.
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United States

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Art and commerce are a powerful combo when you’re using your craft to make your living. But how do you turn an artistic hustle into a sustainable business? How do you prevent cash flow from overriding creativity in your decision-making? Entrepreneur Nick Ruffini (Pronto, Drummer’s Resource, Revoice Media) breaks down the very personal process of artistic entrepreneurship into the doable, the definitely don’t-able, and the practical with leading names in an array of industries. Nick Ruffini has been a professional musician for nearly 20 years, with a top 50 record to his name and endorsements from major drum manufacturers. He’s been an entrepreneur even longer, helping his family run multiple restaurants before branching out to launch his own dining, music, and media businesses. The Revoice Media founder understands the importance of owning your creative voice and the tough practicalities of building a business around it.

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English


Episodes

003 - Getting from idea to execution with Lou Montulli

11/4/2019
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Nick talks with Lou Montulli about the importance of surrounding yourself with positive influences, the value of feedback loops, and how he has learned -- and continues to learn -- to be a better human. Lou Montulli developed Lynx, the oldest web browser, while he was a student at the University of Kansas. He went on to be the Founding Engineer of Netscape, the Vice President of Engineering at Shutterfly, and the Co-Founder of Zetta and JetInsight. Check out The Amazing FishCam, the...

Duration:01:17:54

002 - Jeff Goins: Rediscovering your dreams

9/30/2019
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Jeff Goins is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. He is the best-selling author of five books, including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don’t Starve. His award-winning blog Goinswriter.com is visited by millions of people every year. Through his online courses, events, and coaching programs, he helps thousands of writers succeed every year. Jeff lives with his family just outside of Nashville, where he makes the world’s best guacamole. This is the second conversation I’ve had with Jeff...

Duration:00:56:17

001 - Chase Jarvis: Finding your creative calling

9/22/2019
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I’m happy to release the first episode with none other than my man Chase Jarvis. Few people have figured out how to blend art and commerce like Chase and his experience with building a business around a creative pursuit is invaluable. Chase Jarvis is widely recognized as one of the most influential photographers of the last 20 years. He’s won awards for his images on 6 continents, including contributions to the Pulitzer Prize-winning story SNOWFALL – the acclaimed New York Times interactive...

Duration:00:59:09

Intro to Uncut with Nick Ruffini

9/17/2019
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Art and commerce are a powerful combo when you’re using your craft to make your living. But how do you turn an artistic hustle into a sustainable business? How do you prevent cash flow from overriding creativity in your decision-making? Entrepreneur Nick Ruffini (Pronto, Drummer’s Resource, Revoice Media) breaks down the very personal process of artistic entrepreneurship into the doable, the definitely don’t-able, and the practical with leading names in an array of industries. Nick...

Duration:00:03:16