How Creative Entrepreneurs Can Earn More Money

“Money gives you time.” Creative Allies CEO Donald Thompson shares how designers can earn more by simply thinking and acting like an entrepreneur.  He lays out his top tips and truths that will set you on the path to achieving your dream of becoming a freelance rockstar or successful creative professional.  To meet your ultimate goals, Don recommends focusing on finances to earn more time for your passions.

This 7-minute podcast gives you a step by step process to regain control over your life, talent, and visibility as an artist or entrepreneur in any industry. So how do you close the gap and turn the key to financial freedom without sacrificing creative freedom? Step One: Establish a business mindset to balance artistic arrogance and stop the cycle of the compromise— more money, more time to do what you love. “The creative’s brilliance is built into how the art makes them feel, whereas the business owner is more about how the artwork turns into financial gain.” – Donald Thompson

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