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David duChemin

What I find most satisfying as a business coach is supporting creative entrepreneurs to resolve the internal conflicts that stop them in their tracks. Today’s guest has dealt with the mother of all conflicts, m-o-n-e-y. We discuss why it is challenging to make money from something you’re passionate about or a talent.

I sat down with photographer and author David duChemin to discuss his latest book “How To Feed A Starving Artist – a financial field guide for creatives, solopreneurs, and other anarchists”.

We discuss everything from the #1 money issue most creative business owners face to how a semi-debilitating accident changed “everything” in very unexpected ways. David shares why he too, feels this is the best time in history to be a creative business owner and how a diversified business will be necessary in the future.

It was an honest and forward reaching conversation that is filled with vulnerability.

As David said, “You can’t really connect with your audience unless you are vulnerable. It was a welcome experience to hear David share his most vulnerable truths in an effort to help others follow their bliss. From the onset of our conversation I found David to be brutally honest and insightful.


David duChemin is a driven artist, creative professional, entrepreneur and life-long adventurer. He educates and inspires through stunning visuals and hilarious travel stories, and insights, from a life spent outside and abroad. David is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, digital publisher, and international workshop leader. And a heck of a great guy!

A refreshingly honest, informative, and candid chat that I’m sure you’ll enjoy as much as I did.

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Highlights ~

  • The easiest way to never be in debt
  • Living in the moment vs being financially responsible is not an and or proposition
  • The neutrality of money explained
  • Our labor based economy is rapidly becoming an idea based economy
  • What David thinks about the phrase “I’m just not good at”…..

Resources ~

Offers and Gratitude ~

David is generously offering sample chapters to TWO of his books, “A Beautiful Anarchy” and “How To Feed A Starving Artist”. Check out Creative Warriors Offers Page where you can grab David’s offer as well as check out the free gifts from previous guests.

The Creative Warrior Unleashed– Jeff’s 7-week training and coaching program where you discover how to overcome the 7 Core Conflicts that stop creative entrepreneurs in their tracks. Gain the clarity you need to know exactly the direction you want your business to go in, attract the perfect clients, make a lasting impact, get paid well and create your life and business on your own terms. The Creative Warrior Unleashed–7 weeks from conflict to clarity.

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