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Overcoming Business Challenges for Creative Professionals: Lessons and Strategies from ‘The Conquering Creative’ Author, William Warren

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Jeff Bond

Jeff is a visionary leader passionate about helping purpose-driven business leaders achieve their goals and drive positive social impact. As the CEO of Chat With Leaders Media and Executive Partner of the People-First Elevation Team, Jeff specializes in podcast production, strategic communications, and elevating all-hands meetings. With his innovative production expertise and commitment to social impact, Jeff is dedicated to empowering the next generation of purpose-driven leaders to create a brighter, more sustainable future.

Additionally, Jeff serves on the Conscious Capitalism Atlanta Chapter board and works closely with B Local Georgia as their Executive Podcast Producer and community-building partner.

With over 18 years of experience in marketing, technology, and staffing consulting, Jeff is committed to his purpose of serving others to the glory of God. However, his most unique and cherished leadership responsibility is being a devoted husband to his wife, Katie, and father to their three children.

In this episode, Jeff Bond interviews William Warren, author of “The Conquering Creative,” and Owner of The Sketch Effect, about his experience transitioning from a creative hobbyist to a successful business owner. William shares the key steps he took to turn his creative skills into a sellable product, offering advice for other creatives who want to make the same transition. He emphasizes the importance of finding the intersection between what you’re naturally good at, passionate about, and what the market needs. William also discusses the mindset shifts and practical skills that creatives need to develop in order to be successful in both their craft and the business of their craft. The main takeaway of the book is that the business side of creative work is not as hard as you might think, and William breaks down ways to shift your thinking, actions, and outcomes to achieve success. Tune in to learn how to overcome business challenges as a creative professional.

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