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125: Anna Bulbrook – How To Transition To A New Creative Career

Radio

You can come for a really sick lineup and know that you’re getting some feminism mixed in there. Being a woman in the music scene is very different from being a man in the music scene. Playing classical violin is very different that playing rock violin. And Anna Bulbrook knows a lot about these differences. Anna has been the violinist for Airborne Toxic Event and Edward Sharpe and Magnetic Zeros. She grew up playing the violin classically, but everything changed

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116 How Collaboration Creates Success

Radio

The whole secret to being an artist and building a career is just being prolific. I’ve been thinking lately about creative momentum, and how important it is. It’s something I talked about with this week’s guest, Eric Ray Davidson. He’s a brilliant photographer who has been showing up more and more in the last few years, and he’s photographing hugely talented people. He’s constantly shooting for GQ, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, Esquire, and more. Listen in to hear how Eric got

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115 One for Them and One for Me

Radio

You must use every asset of knowledge, every skill, everything that you can do to help generate time and money for you to create the sandbox for you to practice your craft. I was hanging out with some friends the other night when we started discussing the age old question of art and commerce. It really got me thinking of the delicate balance between working for money and working for yourself. There is art for sake of art and art

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114 Luam: How To Transition From Corporate Life to Working Artist

Radio

Use everything you know to do what you love. Use it all. Today I’m talking to celebrity choreographer and creative director Luam. She works on events, concerts, music videos, galas, and more with celebrities like Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Janelle Monae, and Kelly Rowland. The list goes on and on. I love Luam’s story of transitioning from a life in corporate America to a full time dance career and artist’s way of life, and then taking it even further with her

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113 3 Ways to Invest in Your Craft

Radio

To elevate your work, you must invest. Today I’m giving you a five minute takeaway about investing in your creative journey. It’s important not only when you are starting out, but also as you continue to build your career, you have to constantly invest back into your art with time, money, and more. This conversation was sparked by the new Nion Community I’ve created on Facebook. Join the group to be a part of the conversation, meet other creatives, pose

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112 Jared Kleinert: How To Amplify Your Creative Project With Your Network

Radio

If you put art or something creative out into the world, of course you want to see it do well. Today I’m talking to Jared Kleinert, a returning guest, and one of the youngest people I’ve had on the show. Jared has a new book out, 3 Billion Under 30, that he is self publishing and focusing on creating a community around. Listen in to hear him talk about how to use your network to amplify your creative projects and

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108 Showing Appreciation To Those That Help You

Radio

People love to be appreciated. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about showing appreciation and gratitude to those that help you. It’s not something that I have always been great at, but it’s something that my girlfriend Stacy does really well, and she has inspired me to think about it and work a little harder to show more gratitude to those around me that have helped me. I think doing this can make a big difference in business and in

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104 Mark Van Der Heijden: How to Travel the World Using Your Talent

Radio

I had no idea how it would evolve, I just went all in and I had no expectations, and I think that’s the best way to do it. In this week’s Nion highlight, I want to introduce you to a friend of mine that I met in Antarctica last year, Mark Van Der Heijden. When we met in Antarctica, Mark was doing a really cool project called The Backpacker Intern. For two years, Mark traveled around the world trading his

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103 Gareb Shamus: How To Connect People With Art

Radio

My work is in this what’s called connectivism, it’s all about this intersection of art and networking. Today I want to introduce you to Gareb Shamus. Gareb is currently an artist but is also the creator of Wizard World Comic Con. He has since stepped away from the publishing and event business to focus on his art. But he carried his amazing business sense from his previous career over into his art career, which has really helped his art business

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99 Emily Greener: How to Teach Girls to Lead

Shoptalk, Radio

“It’s a space for them to be who they are instead of who they think they’re supposed to be.“ It’s almost time. If you’ve been following ShopTalk Radio for a while, you’ve seen us evolve. We still have the same mission, and we’ve brought some incredible guests onto the show to help keep you inspired. It’s time to take the next step in building our empire, and that step is Nion. Nion represents a vibrant vision to help creative entrepreneurs

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