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S02 Episode 7: How Do You Pay Yourself?

American Bandito Podcast
I get following your dream as a creative person and artist. And so far, learning that was inspiration enough. But is it worth it? Lifestyle-wise that is.

The question this week is:
"How Do You Pay Yourself?"

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If you create things in your spare time, you've probably thought about trying to do it for a living or maybe you're just trying to get the guts to put it out there for the first time.

So what would it take to follow through and actually do it?
To help understand what it's like, listen to what these local creatives say about what they do.
Here's a list of the places I talk to in each episode this season.
Each week I ask one question and find out where the conversation takes us, to learn more about how these people decided to take their process one step further.

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I had to create a claim on the USPS website for the package in New York. And I had hoped I could ship my laptop from home but the return instructions said it had to be sent from the UPS facility.

Overseas shipping.

I felt bad for the person in the call center. They really seemed like this was very confusing to them.