Don't Keep Your Day Job
By Cathy Heller
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How do creative people make a living doing what they love? What strategies have been proven to turn passion into a profit? Host Cathy Heller finds the answers from successful creators such as makeup icon Bobbi Brown, author Gretchen Rubin, designer Jonathan Adler, bakers, songwriters, comedians, photographers, animators, and more. Go inside these inspirational stories and come away with hard-hitting advice on how to end the slump, quit the 9-5, and get paid to pursue your life's purpose.
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||CleanIntroducing Don't Keep Your Day Job||Subscribe now! New episodes coming soon.||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I've only listen to the 1 minute podcast so far. Love it and will listen to the second podcast tomorrow. Can't wait! Keep the podcast coming.
Second to NONE!
Real world advice and inspiration from a true professional in the business of songwriting and music licensing for film/TV/advertising!
Cathy is amazing.
I have gotten the privilege to hear Cathy live and in person, and I am changed forever as a result. Cathy is pure inspiration and just the common sense you needed, and it all goes a long way. I cannot say enough. If she was a public company, I'd buy stock.