Oct 15, 2019
We typically have stories of people
who have become successful in one type of career and then quit to
start over in a completely unrelated field. However, there are
people who enjoy the field that they're in but they want to find an
alternative way to do the thing they love.
Today's guest, Luke, falls into that
category. He went to school to be a designer and after college he
went on to work for various design agencies. He didn't feel
fulfilled in the work he was doing, so after a decade, he decided
to go out on his own to become a "fun-lancer". (Love
We talked a lot about his journey of
switching from the employee mindset to becoming an entrepreneur. He
is now a graphic designer and an art director. He spends his time
doing things he loves like art directing magazines, lecturing at
Birmingham University and putting on amazing events like the
Birmingham design festival.
He has done incredible things and I
think his perspective on how you can use the corporate world to
help set you up to go into entrepreneurship or how to plug into
those niche communities is such an important lesson for many of
Here is what we chat about in this episode:
- Everyone feels like an imposter no matter how much experience
- Why you should get involved in your community.
- How it's important to have patience.
- And so much more!
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