Episode #56 // Owning Your Creative Expertise with Tara Street

"What you write shapes, in many ways, what you become."
- Tara Street

Today we’re excited to have Kathleen’s sister and business partner for Braid Creative, Tara Street. We’re talking all about owning your creative expertise—whether you’re a boss on a team or THE boss of your own business—so that you can assure your clients and not have to start over from scratch with each new project. Tara is a master at helping clients find and own their expertise, and she’s even sharing a script you can use to help you feel more boss.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Leaving your dream job to start your own business
  • Finding your process and your method
  • Being a boss in a team when you aren’t THE boss
  • Transitioning your expertise and blending your experience
  • How to find clarity in your message
  • Sharing your expertise and your process
  • How to balance experimenting and being methodical

 

Fake it till you make it

TARA SAID:

In the beginning days, you have to accept that a lot of times you feel like you're faking it. Click To Tweet When I became creative director (boss within a team), I really had to own my creative expertise. Click To Tweet 'Own your creative expertise whether you're being a boss in your team or a boss of your own business. Click To Tweet To get a clearer message: 1. Devote the time 2. Give yourself permission 3. Gut check 4. Step back. Click To Tweet You can break your rule, but you can't break it unless you write it down first. Click To Tweet What you write shapes, in many ways, what you become. Click To Tweet

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Leaving your dream job to start your own business
  • Finding your process and your method
  • Being a boss in a team when you aren't THE boss
  • Transitioning your expertise and blending your experience
  • How to find clarity in your message
  • Sharing your expertise and your process
  • How to balance experimenting and being methodical

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