Are you passionate about making an impact or a difference in your community, but don’t know where to start working on a personal project?
In episode 346 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lucy Baber shares the mission behind why she started her personal project, 100 Black Dads, along with the 9 steps she took (and wished she had) to execute this project she’s so passionate about. If you’re ready to launch your next personal project, this episode is for you!
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Brand Position: Philly’s FUN Family Photographer (2:15)
Giving Yourself Time to Go Full-Time (9:19)
Advice for Photographers: (11:17)
1. Get a steady income when you go full-time.
2. Prioritize relationships.
3. Prioritize photography conferences.
Technique for Time: Give yourself permission to clock out at a certain time of day for your family. (21:15)
The Gear Bag: Bandaids: “Emergency Kit” (31:43)
100 Black Dads: Highlighting the loving and nurturing side of black fathers. (34:02)
Steps to Launching Your Personal Project (44:47)
1. Write a mission statement. (45:33)
2. Clearly define your scope and goals. (50:47)
3. Write a press release. (52:42)
4. Determine a budget, availability, and travel needs. (54:56)
5. Apply for grants and sponsorships. (59:16)
6. Consider wardrobe needs for promo interviews.
7. Plan your launch. (1:02:10)
8. Create a mix of easily attainable goals. (1:03:44)
9. Outsource if possible. (1:06:38)
Rae Barnes’ Episode – bit.ly/bp-157
Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
Ore Adesina’s Episode – bit.ly/bp-200