On this episode we speak with musician, entrepreneur, and inventor Andrew Oliver. We speak through balancing your passions and distributing your creative / marketing with all your worlds. Leaving school early and going for it and what pursuing a healthy financial life in the creative arts looks like. Today’s episode is great for any creative looking to make a living doing things they love, start up life, and inventing new things.
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In This Episode We Cover
Leaving college early
Going into gigging full time with your original music
Developing your first physical product
Itching your own scratch
Pillars of your business / content
Distributing all your creative
Working with what you have
Working with others that can do things you can’t
Getting back that child like wonder and exploration
Approaching finance sustainability as a creative starting out
Piecing together your income and diversifying risk on the streams
“When I’m most rigid and most busy I’m the least creative. When I’m on vacation I always write new songs. My mind get’s in that creative zone where it wants to stimulate itself.” - Andrew Oliver
“Working with what you have and not being afraid to work with what you have is the first step.” - Andrew Oliver
“That lack of things they have to create with pushes them way outside the box to form the disruption.” - Host Dave Swillum
Andrew’s First Physical Product
Andrew’s Custom In Ear’s
Andrew’s Media / Record Label
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