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May 15, 2020

Strong client relationships are the sign of a healthy business. But how strong are your relationships with your clients? And how would you know? That’s the topic of today’s episode with veteran creative professional and photographer, Michael e. Stern. We’d love it if you write a review, subscribe on Apple...


Mar 21, 2020

This is the perfect time to be self employed and the perfect time to chat with someone who’s been a successfully self employed creative for even longer than my 32 years. Michael e. Stern has seen it all and persevered through many many ups and downs. Today we talked about how he knows which clients to give up on and...


Feb 20, 2019

Here’s my latest chat with time lapse filmmaker, Michael e. Stern, who walks us through a recent “warm intro” he did for a big project and describes how he meticulously and patiently pitches the projects he wants. Find more of our chats here. And we’d love it if you write a review, subscribe on iTunes and sign...


Dec 19, 2018

This is my 15th episode with time lapse filmmaker, Michael e. Stern, who shares his proven strategies for dealing with tricky situations with prospects without losing your self-respect, from crazy demands to contract conflicts. If you like what you hear, find all 15 of our chats here. And we’d love it if you write a...


Jun 27, 2018

If you’ve ever bartered your services, you know it can be tricky. There’s an art to it, from deciding whether to do it, to making sure everything is fair and everyone feels valued. In this episode, time lapse filmmaker, Michael e. Stern, and I talk about a recent barter opportunity he pursued and how he made it a...