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Ep 55: Budgeting for creatives and artists with Pam Capalad.

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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 If you want to connect with the show you can find us on IG @jwilliamsesq or email us at



Ep 52: Do you have "Employee Mentality"?

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Have you ever felt like "work was work" and creating wasn't? How can we change our mentality around creating to be aligned with doing our greatest work? Jo-Ná talks about her process of aligning both in this episode. If you want to connect with us check us out on IG at jwilliamsesq or email us at



Ep 49: Continuing to grow and thrive as a creative with Warren McCrae


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

Full Bio:

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,


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


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



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.



Ep 46: Taking care of your personal relationships while you're "entrepreneur-ing"

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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 



Bonus Episode - Detox and Season 3!

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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! 



Ep 41: Becoming a full-time healer and magic maker with Deganit Nuur

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Have you ever wondered how people build successful spiritual businesses? From Psychics to tarot readers, so many people have spiritual gifts and don't understand how to build a sustainable living from them. Well If you're wondering, Dr. Deganit Nuur one of the most successful spiritual teachers in the wellness world shares her story of how she built her wildly successful practice, Nuurvana starting from the early days. This episode will totally demystify the process. Let's dive in! 

Deganit's Bio: 

Dr. Deganit Nuur is a world-renowned spiritual teacher, intuitive, acupuncturist, writer, and lecturer. Nuur was named “Top 15 Intuitives Globally” by Gwyneth Paltrow’s publication Goop.

 Nuur created and teaches the revolutionary Nuurvana Method™, which is based upon traditional Eastern Philosophy that seeks to integrate mind, body, and spirit. The Nuurvana Method goes beyond what meets the eye to heal the spiritual plane, resulting in profound shifts in mind and body and thereby reintegrating spirit into alignment with one’s true purpose and passion. The method is effective in treating chronic back pain, depression, anxiety, fatigue, sleep problems, among others.

 Nuur speaks at corporations and conferences, globally leading talks and workshops on intuition, teaching audiences how to live up to their pure potential, and finding their true path.

Nuur and the Nuurvana Method have been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, New York Times, Elle, Vanity Fair, Goop, and Daily Candy, amongst others. Nuur was selected to be the featured Intuition expert for Goop. You can check out her amazing company at and on all social media at @nuurvana.



Ep 40: Successfully changing careers for follow your own path with Jen Groover

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Get ready for Jen Groover. This powerhouse is going to share with us some of her most important tips for creating a successful career even as you pivot to a new one. As Artists who eventually want to transition out of their dayjobs, I figured she would be an amazing guest since that's exactly what she did. Great ready to hear some amazing knowledge in her powerful and inspiring story. 

Jen Groover's Bio 

Jen Groover has been tagged by SUCCESS MAGAZINE as a “One-Woman Brand,” a “Creativity and Innovation Guru” and a leading “Serial Entrepreneur” by Entrepreneur Magazine, a “Mindful Mogul” by Philly Happening and ranked #8 by SAP in the Top 51 Influencers of Human Potential.  Jen Groover’s name has become synonymous with innovation, entrepreneurship, evolution and human potential. She was recently nominated as a UN delegate to the first ever Global Accelerator for the Global Entrepreneurs Council.  She also made history at the NYSE, as a member of the first all-female group to ring the opening bell, made Forbes’ list of “50 Founders You Need to Follow on Twitter”  and was nominated “TV Personality of The Year Award” in 2013  by Savor the Success.  

As a successful serial entrepreneur, author and thought leader in human potential, as well as a retired National Level Fitness Competitor, Jen Groover’s energy and multi-faceted, diverse wisdom and experiences, have made her a highly sought after International speaker for over 20 years on topics ranging from: Optimizing Human Potential for increased Success and

Happiness, Emotional Intelligence, Empowerment, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Branding Wellness and Energy Management, Effective Communication Skills, through to Mindful Parenting. She has keynoted to audiences up to 35,000 people in stadiums, to leading intimate workshops for smaller groups, as well as online symposiums. Her clients have ranged anywhere from Fortune 500 Companies to top Universities, Business and Wellness Organizations, Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Groups, High Schools to Non-Profits.

You can find her at