013: How to Find More Time (for Art) with Mike Michalowicz

with host artist Miriam Schulman

Today, I’ve invited a guest expert in how to structure and run your business. Mike Michalowicz has built and sold several multi-million dollar companies, but what he is most proud of is how his books have impacted entrepreneurs around the world. He’s made it his life mission as a full time author to eradicate entrepreneur poverty – otherwise known in our world as the starving artist.

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In this podcast, you will discover…

  • Why becoming more productive is not the answer
  • Why it is essential to create systems in your business so you spend less time behind the computer and more in front of the easel
  • How to add help to your art business – believe me you do not have to do everything yourself
  • …So that you can spend more time in the studio

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About Mike

Mike Michalowicz is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Today Mike travels the world as entrepreneurial advocate speaking to groups just like ours. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

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About the host, Miriam Schulman

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m an artist and founder of The Inspiration Place, where I help other artists learn how to profit from their passion. Through online classes, business coaching programs, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped thousands of artists around the world develop their skill sets and create more time and freedom to do what they love. My signature coaching program, The Artist Incubator, helps artists go from so-so sales to sold-out collections.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and M.I.T, I initially pursued finance but after witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and my story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, The New York Times, Art of Man, Art Journaling magazine as well as featured on NBC’s “Parenthood” and the Amazon series “Hunters” with Al Pacino. My forthcoming book with HarperCollins Leadership on how to make it as an artist is scheduled to be released January 31, 2023. When I’m not in the studio, you can find me hanging out with my husband, adult kids, and a tuxedo cat named Ebony. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies



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Listener shout out of the week!

“Hi Miriam, I’m a new member of the Inspiration Place and this was the first podcast I’ve listened to. I loved it.
I was a small business owner years ago and had trouble keeping up with emails, posting online and trying to find time to paint. So I agree. No you can’t do it all yourself.
I think it would have been beneficial if I had used a program to handle my website as well as emails.
Also In my opinion, I think it’s more profitable to sell in person, not just selling online.
Not only do you get to meet other artists, you also get to see what others are doing and get new ideas as well.”


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2 thoughts on “013: How to Find More Time (for Art) with Mike Michalowicz”

  1. Miriam, these podcasts are fabulous! I can’t tell you how much I appreciate all that you have done to put these together for the artist community. As an artist looking to grow my own art business the knowledgeable guests you have assembled here are fabulous. Great job!!


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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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