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Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs
#78 - Making Art for a Living with Becky Simpson
June 28, 2016 Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

Today we're welcoming illustrator and author, Becky Simpson, who has just launched Chipper Things, a product line based on her art. So today we're talking about what it really looks like to make a living creating art, self doubt, and naming your business. -Becky's decision to become an illustrator and author (6:22) -Diminishing your early dreams and goals as a creative entrepreneur (12:00) -Embracing your style (13:47) -The hard parts of the "dreamy" artist process (17:43) -Using your personal name vs. a business name (26:50) -Tips and logistics for illustrators and makers who are just starting out (36:43) -Focusing on creating the work you want more of (39:32) -Advice for people who want to get started with their creative passion (42:45)

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