Transitioning from an artisan to a business owner

Right after attending the four day business coaching workshop, cialis sale I went to the HOW design conference in Chicago and met some of the top graphic designers and printers in the business. One of these guys, buy cialis is by far the most authentic designer out there. He loves old American signage and logos and uses these as a muse for his creative work.

I was interest that even at the top of his game he was struggling with managing his time and growth. He complained about how he did not have time anymore to write back to young people starting out in graphic design and how he still felt that he was doing everything.

He was also realizing how the business realities were driving him away from creative work to operational crap. He said that he was making more from selling stationery in his brand than he made designing identities, plus printing more of the same items was a lot less work than managing clients who wanted new logos.

He was really having a come to jesus moment about his business.

This reminded me of a great book I read which covered the journey of an artisan to business owner and their struggles. This book is called, “The e-myth revisted”.  I am going to send him this book because it covers exactly what he’s going through and can really help him figure our how he wants to grow and manage growth. I learnt so much from that book I hope he can too.

Here is a summary of this book.


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