I made this video for a business practices class I am teaching this winter. Most of the material came from a workshop I developed for Artist Trust of Washington. I thought you might find it interesting.
The Core Values Index assesses our basic human nature and gives us some tools to explore our strengths and weaknesses as an entrepreneur. To take the quiz go here!
Jack Conte, a founder of Patreon discusses the changes in the way artist make money in the digital age. Watch this video: https://www.ted.com/talks/jack_conte_how_artists_can_finally_get_paid_in_the_digital_age
Freelance photojournalist really have to manage their finances. Thanks to the National Press Photographers Association they can build a quick and easy financial snapshot of their career and know what they must charge. Take a look at their calculator here: https://nppa.org/calculator
Every business needs a financial model. I have created a financial spreadsheet that is simplified for ease of use. All you have to do is enter data in the fields that are YELLOW and the rest is calculated for you automatically. I developed this model … Continue readingDeveloping a financial business model
Here is a link to an interesting workbook about developing a business model. https://strategyzer.com/books/business-model-generation Source: Wikipedia Examples In the early history of business models it was very typical to define business model types such as bricks-and-mortar or e-broker. However, these types usually describe only one … Continue readingBusiness Model Generator
Here is a link to the best productivity planner I have ever used. The brain has been scientifically proven to be able to only remember 3-4 key things per day. This planner addresses that and more. It also comes with a complete instruction booklet. Thank … Continue readingProductivity Schedule
What you think about in the first five minutes of the day sets the tone for the rest of the day. There are several kinds of journals that you can incorporate into your daily and weekly routine. There isn’t one perfect journaling technique … Continue readingPersonal Productivity – Journaling
Evernote and Expensify are productivity tools that I use to automate and keep track of many facets of my businesses.
Personal Success Strategies Here are a collection of my favorite talks about success and happiness. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.