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10/10/19

Unlock Your Creative Podcast: 6 Figure Photographer Melissa Lande Dishes Life, Success, Business & Making It Her Mission to Disrupt The Status Quo

6 Fig Photographer Melissa Lande Dishes Life, Success, Business & Making It Her Mission to Disrupt The Status Quo

In this week’s episode, Marketing and Business Strategist Melanie Aubert interviews her brilliant Co-host / Creative Genius Melissa Lande! She dishes the truth behind running a 6-figure photography business, finding happiness, letting business go, her struggles, her strengths and what you can do when you’re not in alignment with your life.

In this week’s episode, Marketing and Business Strategist Melanie Aubert interviews her brilliant Co-host / Creative Genius Melissa Lande!

She dishes the truth behind running a 6-figure photography business, finding happiness, letting business go, her struggles, her strengths and what you can do when you’re not in alignment with your life.

Key Takeaways from Today’s Episode:

  • Perfectionism is rooted in fear, which produces shame. Many creatives are tied to being a perfectionist because they feel it’s the only way they can be seen & heard
  • Are you isolating yourself, in the pursuit of more success in your creative business?
  • The workaholic tendencies to build your business, are actually the characteristics that can wreck your business in the long-term

Shownotes:

  • [6:02] Developed perfectionist tendencies as a child because I felt like I needed to be seen and heard 
  • [9:02] After starting my photography business, I isolated myself from other people that I loved, because I was willing to sacrifice them in pursuit of more success
  • [11:39] I hit business burnout despite the fact that I had made six figures. The perfectionist or workaholic tendencies that got me to the current point of success, were actually the pieces of my personality that wrecked me the most 
  • [13:16] Perfectionism and creatives are often linked together because we create too often, from a seat of shame. They feel unworthy of their craft or the result of their creativity. They don’t actually see themselves deserving the life that they want 
  • [16:15] Going deeper inside yourself to find your WHY will sustain your creativity and passion for your craft when you hit business burnout
  • [23:49] Falling prey to the belief that someone else business model was better than mine, because on the surface they appeared more successful 
  • [31:00] Business advice for creatives

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