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It doesn't matter if it's a full career change or you're splitting your time - learning to manage it is never easy. We get it. We have some insight for you.

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OUR PERFORMING ARTS CAREER CHANGE STORIES

Beth & Amy both had professional jobs and careers in the performing arts industry. Eventually, burn out, exhaustion, and a more consistent paycheck all became reasons for us to bring our skills to other industries. It's possible to find fulfillment outside the arts, but it's not an easy road, and we are sharing our stories to remind you that you are not alone.

WHAT'S NEXT? HOW TO MOVE IN A NEW DIRECTION

Going in a new direction is never easy, but it's possible to come out the other side and still be happy - we promise! Just ask yourself these important questions.

KEEPING THE YOU IN YOUR JOB TRANSITION

We don't need to tell you there's A LOT to think about as you're preparing to go in a new direction. But are you thinking about all the right things? Your primary focus should be you.

CONSIDERING PERSONALITY TYPE IN YOUR CAREER CHOICE

Are you an extrovert who gets mistaken for a performer? Maybe you're an introvert who is not shy. Join us for an in-depth conversation on how personality and personal dynamics play into career choice, and how to avoid boxing yourself in.

LEAVING THE ARTS: AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY

One of the biggest things that arts people deal with is the shame in leaving, feeling like you're abandoning something that you love. “Oh, well if you're not making all of your money from art, are you really an artist?” Yes, you're really an artist! Follow along on the emotional journey, and know you're not alone.

OUR FAVORITE THINGS: BOOKS THAT IGNITE US

Are you looking for a good book to cuddle up with that will light your fire? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In December we are sharing with you Our Favorite Things, and this episode we’re talking about some of our favorite books. So today we have seven books to share with you. These books help us rekindle our flame and feel ignited when maybe we feel a little more defeated.

OUR FAVORITE THINGS: PODCASTS THAT SPUR GROWTH

Looking for a good podcast to listen to that can help you along in a time when you're stressed or confused about the future? We have some suggestions! In December we are sharing with you Our Favorite Things, and this episode we are talking about podcasts that help us see perspective and get excited when facing difficult life choices. We have chosen six podcasts that have personally inspired us to grow, change, and move forward as creatives, both in and out of our arts professions.

KEEPING THE YOU IN YOUR NEW JOB

There's a lot to balance as you start a new job, especially in an unfamiliar industry, and it can be easy to get swept away by the New Job Energy. But in order to do your best work, you need to keep yourself grounded. Today's chat focuses in on authenticity, personal dynamics, and mental health - all the things to consider as you make your way in your new job.

 

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