Studio Sherpas Podcast
About This Show
Running any type of creative firm is exhausting. It can feel like your business is taking over everything, erasing any chance for a life outside of work. But it doesn't have to be that way. We believe you can make great things, turn a profit AND live life true to your values. It just means actively planning your own route and climbing to a different level. The Studio Sherpas podcast will help guide you there.
As business owners of creative companies and studios, we face many challenges - most importantly: how to constantly create, while staying inspired, at the same time running a business that can support our lives and families - and maybe even build a business that can surpass us - one that is sustainable and one that allows us to focus on our craft / product instead of constantly managing people and processes which most of the time just sucks the life out of us.
We are building a community of like-minded business owners that are sick of being bogged down, overwhelmed and even paralyzed because there are so many decisions to make - all the while, our business isn’t growing at the rate we want it to and we’re not charging what the work is truly worth and we’re not even sure if the business is profitable anymore. Or if it ever was to begin with.
If you need solid ideas, resources, encouragement, and energy to help take your business from basecamp to the mountaintop, let Studio Sherpas guide the way.
Most Recent Episode
SSP 071: The Top 3 Ways To Re-Energize Your Business
3 days ago
If you’re anything like me, there are times where you get tired, worn out, and uninspired by the direction of your creative business. Yup, I’ve been there, many, many times. Life is constantly changing, and it is easy to find yourself burying your passion underneath frustration and all the mundane tasks associated with running a profitable business. It is not until you put your foot down and re-evaluate why you are doing what you are doing and how you are doing it, that you can rediscover your passion. Today, I want to share my top 3 ways to re-energize your business and take back control. Here at Studio Sherpas, our number one goal is to help you grow your business. I want to make sure you are getting the right kind of clients and doing the right kind of work that inspires you, while also being able to pay the bills. We didn’t start making videos and creating movies because we thought it would be a lucrative career, we do it because we are moved by the work we create, and to keep putting out creative, moving, fulfilling work, we need to be engaged and excited by the projects we’re working on. I just got back from an amazing conference put on by past Sherpas guest Mike Kim, and aside from some amazing new personal connections, I took away a ton of new knowledge and inspiration that I want to share with the rest of the Sherpas community. Let me know in the comments on the episode page which of these 3 strategies resonated with you the most and why! In This Episode How to put your foot down in the name of creativity The importance of finding your tribe and being part of a community Why you should force yourself to practice in public and how to get started How intentionally choosing to slow down can actually help your business The necessity of understanding what it is you are chasing and why Quotes “I want to keep the world the same – said no entrepreneur ever” (4:40) “We have all gotten into this line of work because we wanted to impact and influence the world, even if just in a teeny tiny way” (5:21) “There is something that happens when a group of like-minded people get together for the common purpose of wanting to become better and wanting to help others become better” (9:03) “What’s more important than me trying to prove to the world that I’ve got what it takes or that I can do this than providing for my family. And creating a business where I can help these incredible people that work for me provide for their families and create their own legacies” (24:17) Links Trivinia Barber – VA priority Selling Like A Sherpa Course & Community Episode 64 w/ Mike Kim Episode 69 w/ Zack Arnold Episode 70 w/ PJ Accetturo Check out the full show notes page Stay up to date with everything we're doing at Studio Sherpas Tune into our weekly Facebook Lives Find out how Video Blocks can save you thousands on your productions!