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3 Ways to Intentionally Enjoy Your Summer When You’re Self-Employed

3 Ways to Intentionally Enjoy Your Summer When You’re Self-Employed

Sweet summertime. A glorious season for vacations, lazy afternoons, and much needed rest and relaxation. Except if you’re self-employed, right? When I worked full-time for a school district, July was the unofficial “official” vacation month. Every week, someone was out of the office, taking week-long […]

10 Ways to Stay Creative

10 Ways to Stay Creative

Our pick for May’s Creative Business Book Club was Keep Going by Austin Kleon. In it, he discusses 10 ways to stay creative in good times and bad using easy-to-read chapters and fun visuals along the way. The book is the perfect thing to reach […]

Creative’s Handbook: Practicing Self-Care with Therapist Elizabeth Buckley

Creative’s Handbook: Practicing Self-Care with Therapist Elizabeth Buckley

Creative’s Handbook is our newest series that dives even further into the details behind running a creative business. We’ll be asking fellow creatives to share their expertise on marketing, money, production, self-care, and everything in between. In today’s Q&A, therapist Elizabeth Buckley shares her thoughts […]

The importance of community for women today

The importance of community for women today

I have a new obsession with the show Broad City. If you haven’t watched it yet, you should. Although crude and vulgar at times – I love the depiction of womanly friendship. It’s not the cutesy bff gal friendship either – it’s real and full […]

Creative Resource: Daily Creative Prompts for May

Creative Resource: Daily Creative Prompts for May

Movers + Makers is turning TWO on May 31st and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the occasion. As a way to highlight the mission of Movers + Makers, which is to explore creative entrepreneurship by creating a space to learn and grow as […]

How to Work Remotely and Actually Get Things Done

How to Work Remotely and Actually Get Things Done

In my work from home environment, I have fallen victim to naps on my couch, a few binge sessions of Broad City and One Tree Hill and cleaning my house while baking to avoid what lies inside my laptop. In the two years, I also […]

How to Set Goals in 2019 and Actually Keep Them

How to Set Goals in 2019 and Actually Keep Them

New year, new goals! Below, contributor and freelance writer Mallory Lehenbauer shares her tips for setting goals that you can actually keep. ________________ I am all about dreaming big. I love seeking after the next project or adventure, sometimes abandoning my current one and changing […]

Why I Started Movers + Makers

Why I Started Movers + Makers

As someone who runs a platform that’s dedicated to sharing stories, it’s probably weird that I haven’t shared my own. But it’s finally time! Here is a little bit about my story and what led me to start Movers + Makers.  The beginning  A few […]

Required Reading: Big Magic

Required Reading: Big Magic

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert has undoubtedly resonated with and inspired creatives of all types, and for good reason. The topics she discusses are applicable to most of us, whether you’re a creative or not, but because she touches on the fears, processes, and hopes of […]