Vancouver is becoming harder and harder to survive in as an artist, and that’s the harsh reality that all of us creatives have to face. Pam found that working in the advertising space provided her an avenue to not only gain a paycheque, but also become a better designer and professional as well. She’s found a nice balance between creativity and career priorities, especially with SAD Magazine and her freelance gigs, but it didn’t happen overnight and she put in the time. Sometimes success isn’t pending on how great of a designer or writer you are, but rather having the grit to survive and thrive in a challenging environment. As they say, what doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger. Enjoy this episode with one of Vancouver’s leading creatives, and be sure to catch the Wize Words at the end of each episode.