Why Creatives Need to Charge More



In this juicy and insightful episode Chris Do sits down with financial expert Paco de Leon to discuss why creatives should charge more for their work. The conversation goes beyond the typical time-for-money exchange and delves into the deeper aspects of valuing creativity and its impact on personal and professional growth.

Chris and Paco explore the notion that experience is not just measured in years, but also in the lessons learned from failures and successes. They share their personal experiences and challenges in the finance and creative industries, highlighting the emotional energy and mindset required for financial success.

As they dive into the topic, Chris admits his dislike for accounting, while Paco explains how she accidentally found herself in finance and how her perspective has evolved over time. Together, they dissect the relationship between creatives and money, examining the narratives and biases we inherit and the impact they have on our self-worth.

The conversation delves into the unhealthy patterns and behaviors that can arise from a negative relationship with money, including debt and limiting beliefs. Paco offers actionable advice, encouraging viewers to observe their thoughts and challenge their ingrained money stories.

Throughout the discussion, Chris and Paco emphasize the importance of financial engagement and self-care. They introduce practical steps, such as scheduling regular finance time and creating a supportive mindset, to empower creatives in taking control of their financial futures.

Join Chris Do and Paco de Leon as they challenge the status quo and
inspire creatives to break free from limiting beliefs, charge what they’re worth, and pave the way for a more prosperous and fulfilling future.

Don’t miss this eye-opening conversation that will empower you to embrace your creative journey while building a healthier and more abundant relationship with money.

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Host: Chris Do
Producer: Mark Contreras
Cinematographers/Editors: Stewart Schuster, MOCS Media, Tasca Studios
Futur Theme Music: Adam Sanborne http://www.adamsanborne.com
Typefaces: Futura, DIN, Helvetica Now, Calibre, Knockout, Champion Gothic

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