The starving artist myth is within your grasp to be broken!
Making money and making art does not have to be mutually exclusive. Creativity is now the MOST in-demand soft skill according to LinkedIn’s annual survey of Most In Demand Skills. one of the most in demand skills.
These five artists found a way to honor their creativity as well as making enough money to support themselves financially.
Listen to their stories so you can learn the mindset, habits and exercises to break the starving artist myth for yourself!
When you tell your story, you give people the opportunity to help you, so you can gain clarity about the business you want to build.
Michael Jamin wants to empower you to grow your business by telling your story to anyone who will listen!
He’s the owner of Cardboard Rocketships, a consultancy that helps business tell their story like a professional screenwriter because that’s what Michael did for 20+ years! He wrote and produced for shows like Just Shoot Me, King of the Hill, Beavis & Butthead, Rules of Engagement, and Brickleberry. Listen to Full Interview
Humble the Poet shares how to find sustainable success in your career. Humble is a rapper, performer and author of the book Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths For A Better Life. He wants to help you unlearn what you’ve been taught about work and life to discover your unique version of success without burning yourself out!
The soul searching way in which he described his self-employment journey as an artist was one I knew I just had to share with you directly! Listen to Full Interview
Sean McCabe wants to inspire you to learn to love learning! He’s a musician who once built websites for income. Then he “accidentally” started a successful business around lettering after scratching his itch to learn more about it.
Today, he helps people get unstuck be inspiring them to leave their soul-sucking day job to find work they love doing (my kinda people)! Listen to Full Interview
Jamey Mossengren exemplifies how to just get paid for being you. He’s going to share how to make a living as a street performer.
No one knows they need to be wowed by a street performer until they see someone like Jamey juggling two huge knives and a flaming torch on top of a 12-foot unicycle! Listen to Full Interview
Tania Katan wants to inspire you to unleash your creativity! And she means everyone, from accountants to dancers, and including you!
She’s an innovation trainer and a creativity speaker.
Tania busts several myths about what it means to be creative and shares lessons on how to cultivate your creativity. Listen to Full Interview
As you read and listen to the stories of how these 5 artists broke the starving artist myth, take some notes about recurring actions they took as inspiration for actions you can take to create work that works for you!
This article was written with the help of writer and inner peace coach Jordin James.