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July 22, 2019

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Every designer has a story to tell. How do you create opportunities to share it?

The AIGA (the Association for Professional Designers Illinois Chapter) offers a mentorship program, which connects creative professionals with local businesses and education opportunities...

January 14, 2019

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Aspiring creative professionals may find they are honing more than their craft. -What’s your social media strategy? -Will you attend networking events to earn new clients? -How will you market your business?

October 29, 2018

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SEA is excited to have Jon Davis from Cushing join us for a series on creative professionals who have found success starting their own design firms. Here is the second article in the series.

One thing is certain: creative professionals know early on their penchant for...

September 1, 2018

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SEA is excited to have Jon Davis from Cushing join us for a series on creative professionals who have found success starting their own design firms.

It takes guts to go out on your own.

Drumming up new business. Managing client expectations. Keeping up with technology.

Dr...

July 9, 2018

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I still remember that amazing first day of writing for cold hard cash. I was a broke college student without a job and I wasn’t sure how I was going to pay the rent. I found an online freelance writing platform, and that night, I made a whopping $2 for writing a blog p...

April 15, 2018

Well, it wasn't exactly my first professional headshot. A few weeks ago, I sat in on my son's photo shoot for his first professional "theater" headshot. For years I've coordinated sessions and panel discussions for emerging actors. During this process I've heard a lot...

April 1, 2018

In addition to overseeing the SEA program, I get the opportunity to work with my alma matter's Enactus Team. Enactus is an international organization comprised of students on college campuses across the world. Their motto is "ENTrepreneurial ACTion for Others Creates a...

December 1, 2017

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A guy in a business forum that I’m in asked, “What do I do if I'm really reluctant to start tweeting?”

Here’s what I told him: 

Make a list of “on-program” messages you want to get out there about your biz. Look at your back catalog of blog posts, tweet those out. M...

November 1, 2017

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You have created inspiring slides, powerful handouts and practiced your talking points until you repeat them in your sleep. All the numbers add up to provide investors with a respectable and relatively certain return on their investment, so why are potential investors...

October 1, 2017

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How can a Teaching Artist determine what constitutes a fair wage? Let’s look at Teaching Artists fee structures, and at what our Arts-In-Education employers expect from Teaching Artists during different phases of the work. I’ll start out global, and get more specific a...

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