with host artist Miriam Schulman
During my one-on-one calls with artists, I’ve had conversations where I hear about their struggles, and I noticed that the same themes kept coming up over and over again. One of these is what I call “Scarcity selling.”
Scarcity selling starts from the lack of abundance mindset of artists around the creation of their art. This is when artists doubt that they can produce more amazing, beautiful pieces. This can lead to other struggles like anxiety, creativity burnout, over-working your art pieces, procrastination, analysis paralysis, and even guilt.
In this episode, I share the story of two of my clients who struggled with producing more art. You may find their stories familiar.
“Is the risk of the worst-case scenario worth the possibility of the best-case scenario?” – Miriam Schulman
In this podcast, you will discover…
What if you’re stuck in this state of scarcity selling? What can you do?
- Have a structure around the creation of your art
- Create more art
- Believe that you’ll create even better art
Sometimes it can be difficult to let go and sell your art. That’s normal. Maybe your piece feels incredibly personal. Maybe you’re clinging to your pieces out of fear. But we need to get used to creating art to let it go.
“We almost always have our best work ahead of us.” – Miriam Schulman
Get over your scarcity selling mindset and have the confidence to create more art, and stay inspired.
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.
After witnessing 9/11, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Since then, my art and story have been featured in major publications including Forbes, What Women Create, 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. Check out my best-selling book with HarperCollins Leadership, Artpreneur, how to make money from your creativity, wherever books are sold. When I’m not in the studio, I split my time between New York City and a farmhouse in the country. 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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