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We are joined by Adam Martin, the founder of Makers of Sport - a podcast and social media brand. Adam graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design from Eastern Kentucky University. Adam delves into his transition throughout different industries within creative design. Adam is an entrepreneur, public speaker, designer, freelancer, podcaster, and much more!
Let’s learn how to have the “Maker Mentality” with Adam!
1:22: Adam explains what inspired him to have a career in the sports industry. He talks about his time at Eastern Kentucky University studying Graphic Design - delving into his passion for designing sneakers.
7:15: Adam talks about when he started his own company back in 2006, what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and the journey to discovering that path.
14:10: Kolby asks Adam for advice for people who want to go into creative design regardless of the industry. Adam explains elements of design, such as typography, software, etc.
17:58: Adam expresses the why factor and mission of Makers of Sport. He goes step-by-step on how he started the company, the website, and creating a platform on social media outlets.
24:40: Adam talks about the importance of broadening your scope as a designer even outside the sports industry.
34:35: Adam emphasizes the significance of reaching out to people and letting them know you appreciate the content they put out.
35:50: Kolby asks Adam how to destroy having the insecurity of being from a different place - how to be more than just the place you’re from.
49:47: Adam talks about who he looks up to and his inspirations - reading about people who take risks at any level of success. The importance of serving people through your passions.
You can follow Makers of Sport on Twitter @MakersofSport, on Instagram @MakersofSport, and visit their website at https://makersofsport.com.
You can find Adam Martin on Twitter @TAdamMartin and connect with him on LinkedIn.
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