Resources

A compilation of interviews, advice, experiences and opportunities to inspire you to push your creative endeavors forward!

Tiffany Lemieux Cleaning Company

Invest in Yourself: Tiffany Lemieux’s Approach to Entrepreneurship

Tiffany Lemieux, founder of Lemieux's Cleaning Company, shares more about the new mindset she has adopted after starting her own venture. Tiffany Lemieux is a firm believer in self sufficiency. Originally from New Orleans, Tiffany...

How Finances Can Impact Mental Health

Collaboration piece from five members of the MannMukti community. When we began to brainstorm about content for our money themed Issue 15, we knew how vital it was to include mental health in the conversation....

How To: CMBXP

The Creatives Meet Business Experience (CMBXP) begins next week, so if you haven’t bought your tickets already, there is no time to waste. What is CMBXP you ask? It’s a conference/workshop series/themed happy hour/skill building/community extravaganza...

Dynamic Duo: How CMBXP Changed the Way I Think About Art & Business

As an artist and business owner, I often have to retrain my mind to not completely separate the two. Out of pure experience, I subconsciously relate my art with the creative, wacky, staying up all...

Creators Welcome

How Soma Vida and The Un.Inc champion human-centric business models. In June, we held our We Got Issues Celebration: Issues 13 & 14 at Soma Vida. The turquoise building and corresponding courtyard was a place...

Sell Yourself: How to Get People to Your Art Show

If you're preparing for the West Austin Studio Tour (or any art event for that matter), you may find it hard to balance art making and art marketing. You may even think the two...

How to: WEST

Our tips & tricks to Big Medium's annual West Austin Studio Tour experience Headed WEST? We certainly are. Each May we look forward to the artist takeover that culminates in Big Medium's West Austin Studio Tour....
Armadillo-hero

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar – Interview with Anne Johnson

How did Armadillo get started? The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar’s rich history goes back more than 40 seasons, originating in the very roots of Austin’s legendary music scene. The first venue, The Armadillo World Headquarters, was...
Brisket-Background

Biz-B-Q: How your Business is like Brisket

You just know when brisket is perfectly done. The scent of slightly charred meat, salt, pepper and spice infused with the smoke of live oak hangs unmistakably in the air. The brisket is skillfully cut...
Brave-Up to Take a Chance by Lauren Cohen, Therapist: Hope and Humor Therapy

Brave-Up to Take a Chance

Written by Lauren Cohen of Hope and Humor Therapy It may seem like we just randomly create a change. We think about it for awhile, and then suddenly it feels like the right time to...