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Matt and Shelby discuss the goals Made By Things had for this year and where we are now. This is a great episode for anyone looking to reflect on their past year and l...
Matt and Shelby discuss the meaning behind being a creative director and how one can effectively lead a creative team.
Matt and Shelby answer questions about business and budgeting from young creatives, covering everything from social media, distributing work, buying and renting equipm...
Matt and Shelby discuss what goes into starting a business from scratch and how to accomplish your goals on a tight budget.
Matt and Shelby discuss tax strategies for small creative businesses with accountant and tax advisor Eric Thiergartner.
Matt and Shelby discuss the existence of creative block, how creatives can break it, and how to find inspiration.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to handle "bad" clients.... and if bad clients even truly exist.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to handle the bad (and good) days (or months) with Jeromy Laux from Laux Creative. This is a follow up to when Jeromy appeared on The CMD-Z...
Matt and Shelby discuss how creatives can get into the industry. This is part two of our last discussion.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to stand out as a young or new creative just entering the industry as a freelancer or full-time artist.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to build a creative team and maintain a healthy workplace with Lacey Picazo of ZoCo Design.
To celebrate Matt's birthday, Matt and Shelby discuss whether their ten-year-old selves would be proud of themselves now and the importance of self-reflection.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to find and build creative communities and discuss their value.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to come up with creative ideas with Lisa Quine!
Matt and Shelby discuss how creatives can live their most authentic, fulfilling lives with Jay Clouse from Creator Science.
Matt and Shelby discuss how creatives can become better business developers with Kelly Sells.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to handle bad days (or seasons) as a creative leader with Jeromy Laux from Laux Creative!
Matt and Shelby discuss how to balance mental health and one's creativity with Andrew Embury from Yellow Lab.
Matt and Shelby are joined by Jeremy Slagle from Slagle Design to discuss how one can maintain a healthy work-life balance while in the creative business.
Matt and Shelby discuss how to stay true to yourself while working in the business of creativity.
Matt asks Taylor about how we can maintain our mental health.
In this episode, Matt asks Dylan how you know when it's time to make a big change?
In this episode, Dylan asks Matt about some of the tools, software, and subscriptions he uses for his business.
In this episode, Matt and Dylan ask Charles Hairston how a person's background influences creativity.
In this episode, Matt asks Dylan how he prices his creative projects.
Deborah Rycus asks Matt and Dylan a series of questions about the nitty-gritty of creative business ownership, starting with... How do you do contracts?
Matt and Dylan ask Audrey about wrapping up her first year of freelance.