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A4F 000: Episode Zero

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A4F 109: Answers for Non-Freelancers? A Follow-up Discussion of our Interview with Michael Gerber, the E-Myth man.

The E-Myth: A Follow Up

Following up on our interview with Michael Gerber in the previous episode.

The dynamic in this roundtable is kind of interesting because all three of us were coming from different directions. Chris was ready to jump the freelance ship and was already looking at different business models. Bob, after more than a cumulative decade of freelancing, was trying to figure out what was ‘next’, becaus…

A4F 108: Interview with Michael Gerber of E-Myth Worldwide and In The Dreaming Room

ichael Gerber, author, entrepreneur, and acclaimed business consultant, talks to us about what happens when Freelancers are ready to start growing their business into a true company; the kind of business that allows its owner to touch the world in a way that is truly meaningful to them and allows him the freedom to pursue those interests, both inside and outside of work, that he feels are t…

A4F 107: Interview with Pia Sjölin of Pia Sjölin Design LLC.

Pia is a Swedish-American designer and has been an independent artist since 1974. Pia has tried her hand at such disciplines as glass blowing, fabric and textile design, fashion design, mural and faux painting, importing, exporting, and resale, all of which she has been able to turn into viable businesses and make a living at. All while raising and home schooling her two children.

A4F 105: Wheel of Misfortune 2

The Wheel of Misfortune

In this episode, Bob spins a tale of woe caused by inexperience coupled with overconfidence. And nude lifedrawings.

A4F 104: Where Does the Time Go?

hen you work from home, you’re always at work.’ This sentiment emerged as a central theme to this 2006 episode, and is even more relevent today in our online industry. The truth is, the ‘freelance lifestyle’ used to be the domain of the self-employed only. These days, however, even full time employees may find themselves working from home one or more days per week, if not everyday. Tim…

A4F 102: Its a Small (online) World

n this, our second episode, we tackle the almost brand new concept of online portfolios. Seriously, at the time we recorded this, the idea of putting your portfolio online was just starting to take off. Bob and Chris had put up their first websites within the past five years, and Ken had just put his up that month. At the time we recorded this, it was still customary to find people who would ma…

A4F 101: Meet the Talkers

n this, our premier episode of Answers for Freelancers!, we hosts take a moment to introduce ourselves to you. Why? So that you will understand that you SHOULD LISTEN TO US! At the time we recorded this show, we had more than 50 years of experience between the three of us. Actually, at this point, eight years after we first launched this project, we’re at more than 75 years between the three of…

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  • Penguins Procreate (It’s not what it sounds like).
    What’s Procreate? I’ll bet you were thinking you were going to see something different in this post. Sorry nature lovers this one is for all my artist friends out there using the iPad. This penguin art was created using the Procreate app for iPad. If you own an iPad and haven’t worked with Procreate yet, what […] The post Penguins Procreate (It’s not what it […]
  • Testing for Unicorns
    This is just a little test to see how easy it is to upload a movie from the iPad. If you’re curious this art was produced on the iPad Pro using the Procreate app. So far I’ve found it to be an excellent program and I highly recommend it for sketching. In this video you’ll […] The post Testing for Unicorns appeared first on Bob Ostrom Studio .

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  • The Next Thing Part 4: The Announcement
    So, you know from Part 1 of this series that I’ve been dying to start a new creative project, but haven’t wanted to start anything new that would take me away from my daughter at this juncture in her life. Probably you can all see where this is going, but if you don’t, I’d love to help you out with an official announcement:
  • Kathryn Kalisz, Sci\ART Global, llc.: Settling a Matter (I Hope)
    This is a legal notice regarding the rights I claim over any and all work I have done for Kathryn Kalisz, and Sci\ART llc., and what is available for public use and reprint.

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