The Art of Business as a Creative Professional

You know how commercial artist Nick Longo gets work? He keeps showing up for it. He’s not over here in a corner wondering why no one wants his “art.” He’s in business, and so he makes sure people know it—even if they don’t respond to his emails at first. Or, for months on end. When you’re a creative professional, it’s easy to be tempted to get caught up in your “work” and be mad at people for not appreciating or adoring it enough. Well, Nick says, get over that. He did—and he has the clients to show for it. PLUS: Why it’s dangerous to confuse ability with expertise (i.e., how Terri failed at wake surfing). Network With Us: • Subscribe to Whatever It Takes NetworkFacebook – Whatever It TakesTwitter – @TerriT Listen To Us On Podcast: • iTunesStitcher
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Star of Discovery Channel’s “Undercover Billionaire,” Grant Cardone owns and operates seven privately held companies and a private equity real estate firm, Cardone Capital, with a multifamily portfolio of assets under management valued at over $4 billion. He is the Top Crowdfunder in the world, raising over $900 million in equity via social media. Known internationally as the leading expert on sales, marketing, and scaling businesses, Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author of 11 business books, including “The 10X Rule,” which led to Cardone establishing the 10X Global Movement and the 10X Growth Conference, now the largest business and entrepreneur conference in the world. The online business and sales educational platform he created, Cardone University, serves over 411,000 individuals and Forbes 100 corporate clients throughout the world. Voted the top Marketing Influencer to watch by Forbes, Cardone uses his massive 15 million plus following to give back via his Grant Cardone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring underserved, at-risk adolescents in financial literacy, especially those without father figures.