Pricing is one of the hardest parts as a creative professional. The price tag seems so tied up in our self-worth how can we possibly stay objective enough to price ourselves fairly? The Rise & Design crew is on the case.
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Elaine, financial counselor extraordinaire, helped walk us through budgeting, pricing, common financial pitfalls, and generally any of our money questions that keep us up late at night.
Marketing. What an annoying thing we all must do. But how can we make it better, more sustainable, and less..icky feeling?
Mentorships can broaden your horizons, make you look at the bigger picture, and be your chance to help an aspiring creative out. At January’s Rise & Design we discussed the ins and outs of mentoring.
Thank you. Thank you for being part of this community, for joing our conversations, and for just being here. Let’s talk about gratitude this month.
Failing is terrifying. Absolutely terrifying. Like, gut wrenching terrifying. We dedicated an entire discussion to help us figure out how to best face our fear of failure.
That horrible voice bouncing around in your head? We all have it. This September we talked about how to battle (and beat) imposter syndrome.
Social media is exhausting as a creative. We have to balance what to post, how to post, where to post, who we are talking to, how often should we post, and how everyone else’s stuff looks better than ours.
Anoo Vyas braved all of our questions regarding contracts, internet law, copyright, and more. Luckily for us he was a natural teacher.
Work/life balance: a really juicy carrot hanging just out of our reach. We tell ourselves it’s right after we finish x project or get out of y job or make a process for z.
We dove deep into how we can turn our awesome ideas into alternative revenue streams so we don’t have to solely depend on client work.
Lacey Picazo of ZoCo Design graced us with her presence at April’s Rise & Design to brave all our hopes, dreams, and fears of what it’s like to start your own agency.