Living Life On Your TERMS: A Business Approach To Making Your Creative Endeavors Your Full-Time Job

Creator of the riveting political audio drama TERMS, writer Lindsay Graham, and THEMATIC podcast host multidisciplinary artist Maxximillian Dafoe discuss a business approach to making your creative endeavors your full-time job, the role of self-awareness in the enterprise of human creativity and more.

Conversation with writer-creator Lindsay Graham [52:41]

  • Creative development of TERMS podcast
  • From Idea to Project — when to take an idea to the next level
  • Benefits of working with a writing team
  • Self-awareness and the enterprise of human creativity
  • Using vision boards to organize your dreams
  • How managing expectations improves relationships
  • Setting boundaries — joyful constraints
  • The choice to earn a living solely from creative endeavors—making the transition from working for others to being a full-time creator when you have a family and are a financial provider
  • A practical business approach to making your creative endeavors your job [ 40:15]
  • Benefits (and challenges) of ‘being present’

 

Mentioned in this conversation

 

MAXXIMILLIAN PRESENTS: THEMATIC

MUSICAL FEATURES

 

“Warfare Bus Fare”

Artist: Elvis Herod

Warfare Bus Fare by Elvis Herod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

 

“Butthole Rainbow”

Artist: Breakmaster Cylinder

Butthole Rainbow by Breakmaster Cylinder is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

 

“Impossible Awakening”

Artist: Art of Escapism

Impossible Awakening by Art Of Escapism is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike License.

 

“Night Owl”

Artist: Broke For Free

Night Owl by Broke For Free is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

 

“Come Sit By My Feet And I’ll Tell You”

Artist: Elvis Herod

Come Sit By My Feet And I’ll Tell You by Elvis Herod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

 

“Above The Earth”

Artist: Art of Escapism

Above the Earth by Art Of Escapism is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike License.

 

“A72”

Artist: James Yates

A72 by James Yates is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.

 

“Our Giant’s Alone”

Artist: Art of Escapism

Our Giant’s Alone by Art Of Escapism is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike License.

 

“defy!”

Artist: The Fucked Up Beat

defy! by The Fucked Up Beat is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike License.
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This episode of Maxximillian Presents: THEMATIC is licensed thusly:  Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International.

 

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