When, in February of this year, I learned that O’More College of Design was merging with Belmont University, I experienced mixed emotions. On the one hand, I knew that the school that I loved would cease to exist in its current form and that brought a degree of sadness. On the
I love a success story, and there is much to love about Christiana Afotey and her company, Threads by Dreads. Christiana was a recent participant in the Embark program at Pathway Women’s Business Center here in Nashville. She joined other nascent business owners in a seven-week business planning course designed for entrepreneurs who are looking to clarify
One of the things that impress me about creative makers is their desire to have a positive impact on the world. They don’t just want a successful business, they want a successful business makes a difference. In classes, workshops, or when working with individuals, I often bring up Nisolo as an example of how creative makers
Educating creatives on business is more than just sticking them in a business classroom. While all businesses share certain needs, creative businesses face their own unique challenges and creative’s are looking for answers to their problems.
Whether in an academic classroom, a workshop, or online, I work to bring those challenges to life and to provide real solutions to the problems that you face running a business driven by your creative efforts.
I’ve helped dozens of artists, makers, and other creative professionals build businesses that derive from their creative passions.
I focus on helping you determine your unique value, how to identify your ideal customer, and how to tell your story in a way that resonates with those customers.
If you’re ready to turn your creative passion into a business, contact me and we can discuss your needs.
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As an artist you don’t work in a vacuum. You’re part of a community of other creatives who provide support an collaboration and help each other to be successful.
I work closely with a number of organizations that support creatives and their business endeavors. These collaborative efforts help us to provide the resources that strengthen the individuals who are the backbone of our creative economy.
If you are ready to turn your creativity energies into a successful business, leave your contact information and I’ll get in touch shortly.