Working as an Artist
In 2013 Danielle Evans combined her love of lettering, design, photography, and eating to create food typography.
In this episode, Danielle discusses the courageous move to become a full-time artist in a niche field. We also talk about knowing your worth as an artist and being comfortable charging for your work and time. Danielle also describes her recent experiences working for clients like John Frieda and McDonald's.
In a bonus segment, we discuss The Babadook's role as a gay icon and Kimora Lee Simmons' taste in men.
Career Shifts Chris McAlister has authored 5 books, spoken to groups large and small, and built himself a six-figured business all while spending loads of time with his family and investing into his friends. But this wasn’t some sort of instant success. It took loads and loads of lessons-learned, pivots, and career shifts. On a […]
Social Media, Literary Food & Marketing Small Businesses Rebecca Ritchey aka Eating Books is a digital media consultant and freelance writer. On Rebecca’s blog she shares fictional food photography, literary musings, travel stories and business tips. In this episode of the podcast we talk about how Eating Books came to be, and which social media platform is Rebecca’s […]
Community! From Women’s Studies to karaoke to opening her own shops, Olivera Bratich has had a journey! Olivera is the founder of Wholly Craft and SURPRISE! Wholly Craft is a feminist gift shop in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio and SURPRISE! is a modern party supply store in Columbus’ Short North Arts District. Olivera […]
Taxes, CFOs and Finding Your Financial Flow Joe Hamgeri, a consultant and “CFO-for-hire” calls in to discuss how he started his own business and how he helps clients reach financial success. Joe discusses the importance of knowing the numbers behind your business, especially your profit margin. He also gives us recommendations of websites and tools […]
How To Handle Feedback In this episode Adam asks Allie to talk about how she handles client feedback. Allie talks about how her reaction to feedback has changed since she first started presenting work, and why she prefers to receive feedback in person rather than over email. If you have a question that you want […]
This Started As a Project Nate DeMars started Pursuit because he was annoyed. Big box suit shops had pushy salespeople, too many options, and weren’t for him. In this episode Nate shares inspiration behind Pursuits early days, the struggles, and hurdles he bumped up against. Also Nate shares a fun story about sleeping on the […]
Season 2 Finale In this Season 2 Finale episode of the podcast, Allie and Adam reflect on the last 10 episodes, touching on their favorite interview moments and lessons learned. We also look forward to Season 3 and talk about our plans for how the podcast will be different starting in January. Thank you to […]
How to Develop an Aesthetic & Deliver for Clients This week, Adam asks Allie about how she balances having her own personal aesthetic as an artist while still delivering what a client wants. Allie explains how her fine art background plays into things and why it’s important for her to remember that her work isn’t […]
Is Personality Testing Even Helpful? In this episode Allie asks Adam to share some of his insight regarding personality testing. He describes some of his favorite tests and what the results have taught him about himself and how he works with others. They also talk about how personality test results can help employers build balanced […]
Appetizer Crawl We’re back! In this pop-up episode we fill you in on everything we’ve been busy with since we last posted an episode. We talk about the gallery we recently hosted which showcased pieces from Allie and Erika’s 100 Day Project, as well as some upcoming events at The Wonder Jam. Adam and Allie discuss the latest celebrity headlines […]