In this episode, Vanessa describes what it was life to transition into working full-time as a freelance designer, including the time that she sold her car to ensure she had an emergency fund.
Vanessa also talks about how her business has survived because of referrals from other designers, and the network she's worked to create.
Celebrity headlines include stories about LaVar Ball, Blac Chyna, and Aaron Carter, as well as the Kardashians' support of FitTea.
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 […]
Full-Time Freelance Vanessa Wade owns a design studio in San Diego called Noirve, which focuses on brand development and web design for small businesses. In this episode, Vanessa describes what it was life to transition into working full-time as a freelance designer, including the time that she sold her car to ensure she had an […]
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 […]
What Is a Sales Funnel & Why Is It Important? Allie and Adam explain what exactly a sale funnel is and discuss why the process is important for business owners to understand. Adam talks about how he coaches his clients to widen their sales funnel and Allie weighs in on why taking on smaller projects […]
Creating & Launching an Online Course In this episode we talk to Hillary Weiss, a “copywriter, ghostwriter, and mischief-maker.” Hillary talks about what it was like to start an online course, and how she assembled a team of creatives to make the launch happen. She also explains how she helps clients find their authentic voice […]
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 […]
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 […]
Organizing a Conference & Building a Community In this episode we talk to Melissa Alam, the founder of FearlessCon — a conference “for women who get shit done.” Melissa talks about what inspired her to create FearlessCon, the importance of giving women of color a platform and what it’s been like building a community of […]
Building a Remote Team In this episode we sit down with Kate Finley, of Belle Communications, a digital PR agency that specializes in restaurant, lifestyle and non-profit brand marketing. Kate talks about how she built her team without having an actual shared workplace, and how the remote team stays connected. She also discusses having to […]