Creative Counsel Episode 63: Fear, politics and lemon bathing costumes -- an interview with Sharon McMahon of @sharonsayso and the Masters Level Collective

Learn from serial entrepreneur Sharon McMahon, who started out her adult life as a government teacher, before leaving to pursue her side hustle full time. After she built a seven-figure business and sold it, she became one of her region's most successful photographers and has gone on to coach entrepreneurs via her coaching program, Masters Level Collective. When she's not answering all of Instagram's questions about government, she's likely trapped under a snoring labrador reading a book.

In this episode you will learn: 

  • why you don't need another business course (probably)
  • the ONE thing entrepreneurs actually need to grow their businesses
  • how to talk/think about politics without wanting to hide under your desk
  • resources for finding and consuming news and media with a more critical eye
  • how to handle online criticism
  • how to overcome fear of failure as a business owner
  • lessons from running a successful service and product-based business
  • how to cute a "good" community online
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Creative Counsel Episode 58: How to Slay a Styled Shoot Like a Creative Director with Rebecca M Creative

Listen to Creative Producer and Director Rebecca M Creative as she shared the tricks of the trade for pulling off a successful styled shoot! Rebecca shares the top things that people do wrong, whether they are DIY their productions or hiring out and what you can do to make things go smoothly and get the deliverables you need fo a successful campaign!

In the episode, you will learn: 

  • how to know who to work with and who to avoid
  • the difference between a styled shoot, collaborative shoot, editorial, or workshop
  • how to do shoots or events with friends and STILL be friends afterward
  • how to handle when friends don't want to sign a contract
  • whether trading or doing things for "exposure" is worth it and when it's not
  • PLUS -- the ten items you MUST-HAVE in a stylist/event kit!


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