Host Jo-Ná talks about the end of Season 3 and how to get out of a rut as an entrepreneur. If you want to connect to the show make sure you hit us up on IG at jwilliamsesq. Also, don't forget to sign up for our newsletter list at jo-nawilliams.com to get the alerts for when Season 4 debuts AND get access to all my free business and legal workshops for creators!
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Today we speak to artist Meryl Ranzer about mixing art and activism for impact in the world. Meryl has been a visual and performance artist, designer, entrepreneur, and women’s rights activist all her life.
Her latest project, the Laughing Pussies Tarot deck melded all of her disciplines into one powerful project. Connect with Meryl at www.laughingpussies.com. If you want connect with our show you can check us out on IG at jwilliamsesq or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Today we speak to Certified Financial Planner, Pam Capalad. She's the founder of Brunch & Budget and financial firm that takes the scary out of planning for your financial future through one of my favorite vehicle's BRUNCH!
Pam has been in the financial services industry since 2008 and spent a lot of those years at wealth management firms. She's based in Brooklyn, NY and serve clients virtually in the New York City area and across the country. You can find her firm at brunchandbudget.com. If you want to connect with the show you can find us on IG @jwilliamsesq or email us at email@example.com.
Host Jo-Ná discusses how you can tell if you're doing damage to your brand's positioning. Make sure you check us out on IG at jwilliamsesq!
I am so excited for you to meet this incredible woman and phenomenal musician. We met in 2014 and I have been working with her ever since. On this episode, we speak to her about how committing to her own empowerment and pleasure has created a life of her dreams.
Official Bio: Cindy Rainne is a classically trained vocalist and a classical pianist who comes from a family of Trinidadian descent. She's built a robust profile through singing in front of sold-out crowds, earning awards for musical theater performances, and garnered an engaged following on YouTube. Cindy calls her music “clearwater soul,” it’s an elixir of raw truths and organic instrumentation, and its earthy purity nourishes the soul. Within this stream of expression are elements of classical music, jazz, pop, Caribbean rhythms, opera, gospel, soul, and R&B. Cindy’s lyrics are sassy and sensitive, she writes from her own redemptive journey of reclaiming her dignity and identity from the shackles of a painfully complex childhood. Now, she steps into the light with The Mask, a masterful debut EP that promotes self-love and self-expression. You can find her at Cindyrainne.com @cindyrainne
How do you keep your business going as your industry shifts? How do you continue to thrive in your creative life as you continue to navigate change and profitability year after year? Warren has the answer. He's been in the music industry as an engineer, musician and studio owner for over 25 years! Having worked with greats such as Tina Turner, Alicia Keys, and even 50 Cent, Warren has grown with the industry while also maintaining a thriving recording studio. On this episode, he shares his secrets of success and what's next for him! Hope you enjoy. Follow the show on IG at jwilliamsesq and artistswithoutdayjobs or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Warren McCrae has continued his love for music and has spent more than 25 years playing and being Musical Director for various artists such as KELIS, KEITH SWEAT, FREDDIE JACKSON, JANET JACKSON,
LIONEL RICHIE, INDIA.ARIE, TONI BRAXTON, YOLANDA ADAMS, and others.
He then turned to Funk, Rock & Roll and did multiple world tours and co-wrote /
produced music for NONA HENDRYX (from the group LABELLE) and LITTLE
STEVEN VAN ZANT (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND).
Being versatile got the attention of ROGER DAVIES (MANAGER - SADE, P!NK,
JANET, CHER) to work with Rock & Roll Legend JOE COCKER. Warren went on to
do 4 consecutive World Tours and 3 DVD’s / CD’s with JOE COCKER. He then met
TINA TURNER, and has continued to work with her for over 2 decades. Warren
performed with TINA on her “WILDEST DREAMS WORLD TOUR”(1996-1997). Her
“TWENTY FOUR SEVEN WORLD TOUR”, which was the largest selling tour of 2000.
Warren also co-produces, engineers, mixes, remixes, plays live bass and synth bass, drum
programming, additional production on several projects for fellow PRODUCERS. He’s
working with GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER, MARK BATSON (DR.
DRE, EMINEM, JAY-Z, ALICIA KEYES, ANTHONY HAMILTON, INDIA.ARIE).
Warren completed work with MARK on MELISSA ETHERIDGE’S CD, entitled “This
Is M.E.”. Warren is currently working with MARK other upcoming projects for other
Major Recording Artist.
Warren’s mission and his talented staff at 24-7 Music Group is to create amazing musical
content by real musicians, singers and songwriters at its highest level. We can facilitate
any genre of music, to any client, at anytime. We have the ability to collaborate with
other major or indie artist. At our state of the art, private recording studio in California
where creativity and expression is developed into hits, happy clients and career success.
Host Jo-Ná shares some advice on figuring out how to grow in your business and life. If you want to connect with us you can reach us on IG at jwilliamsesq or artistswithoutdayjobs or feel free to email the show at email@example.com
Ah! While our mission as a creator can be our passion, it's important that we make sure we don't fall off track with tending to our personal lives and the relationships that enrich it! Host Jo-Na shares some tips on how to keep them intact while you navigate the wild world of being a creative business owner. Follow Jo-Na and the show on IG at @artistswithoutdayjobs and @jwilliamsesq
I didn't meet Sara Kay at an art gallery, but as we were both getting our yoga certifications and was introduced to her amazing work. I invited her on the show because I knew she could give some serious advice to those in the visual art world on how to make it work. She's a powerful voice for women in the arts and just a joy to speak to. Please welcome this powerful changemaker, Sara Kay.
With nearly 20 years of experience and a diverse background that includes conservation, museum, auction, gallery and non-profit, Sara is considered both an industry specialist and a tastemaker. Prior to founding her art advisory business in 2015, Sara was Director of the globally renowned contemporary art gallery, White Cube in London.
Sara is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Professional Organization of Women in the Arts, a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) that champions professionalism and the advancement of women in the business of fine art. She has lectured extensively on the topic of collecting and the art market and serves as an Adjunct Faculty member at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s M.A. Art Business Program offering a discourse on the subjects of best business practice and career development. In 2015, Sara was awarded Parmigiani Fleurier’s Women of Exception prize for her professional distinctions and philanthropy.
She recently opened Sara Kay Gallery in New York. If you want to check it out please go to sarakaygallery.com
Ahhh so it's time for a detox. Time of the year for rest, reflection and making space for your next move. On this episode, I share with you why I'm going on a detox and how you can set yourself up for your best year yet. Plus, some details about Season 3. IF you want to connect with me or the show go to @jwilliamsesq on all social media. See you in 2019 for Season 3!