149 Lisa Congdon on Reinventing Yourself and Melding Commerce and Creativity

1:24:05
 
Share
 

Manage episode 191159248 series 166160
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.

Lisa Congdon's brilliance in her courage, dedication, and willingness to take calculated risks. After leaving her elementary school and nonprofit careers at 40, she become a self-taught artist. Now she manages an empire of passive and active income that spans e-commerce, books, teaching, and more. In this conversation, she pulls back the curtain on her path to profitability, her thoughts on thriving as an artist, and why she feels grit matters more than talent.

We covered:

-how Lisa went from teacher and nonprofit pro to self-taught thriving artist

-Lisa's approach to building a devoted following that threw money at her before she was ready

-how Lisa managed the transition from steady paycheck to income uncertainty

-Lisa's thoughts on imposter syndrome, confidence, and managing insecurities

-Lisa's approach to risk-taking, negotiation, and time management

-and much more!

Say hi to Lisa on Twitter + Instagram: @lisacongdon

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/BTB149

188 episodes available. A new episode about every 12 days averaging 57 mins duration .