Little Awkward Studio

Little Awkward Studio

A dose of reality in a world full of, well.. otherwise. Artists Megan (painter) and Amy (photographer) based out of Brooklyn sit down and have inspiring chats about everything to do with owning and running your own business. From brunch, to navigating social media, they dive deep into topics you may only scrape the surface of on your own. Get real answers from real business owners and creatives, on how they make this "dream" work. ... Show More

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In our 10th Episode and the very last episode of 2017, we talk about nothing and everything! How to deal with "slow seasons" in your business and a whole lot of holiday randomness. Amy sings, and deals with her new identity as a scrooge. Join us!

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December 14, 2017 48 min

In Episode 9 of the Little Awkward Studio, we discuss the many wonders and struggles of being a woman in todays society, and owning a business as a woman. Wonder Woman is part of our conversation (not what you might be thinking) as well as cheesecake and Amy's weird Peach Chapstick (take a look on our instagram).

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December 7, 2017 39 min

In this episode of Little Awkward Studio, Amy and Megan discuss what it really means to be a mentor in a creative field and how the lines or boundaries can so easily get blurred. When does mentorship become trying to suck you dry? We talk about all that and more! Check it out!

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We live in a time of visual inspiration with so many outlets for ideas and content out there thanks to social media and tools like Pinterest. But where do we as creatives draw the line with visual inspiration? How do we tell clients that we won’t replicate the work of another or even be inspired by it? Join us today as we explore the grey area of inspiration and intellectual property. It’s a really heavy topic, but we promise t... Read more

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Brendan, Amy and Megan share all about their former jobs and what they have learned from experiences along the way in this week’s podcast. Brendan shares how his “road less traveled” has formed him into a more solid, understanding, knowledgeable and interesting business owner and how he wouldn’t trade it for the world. We even chat a bit about how time has helped us former “directionless” kids into a more well-rounded person as a... Read more

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Amy and Megan share how they started their businesses, how to build a strong foundation as you begin and we share tips and tricks that have worked in the growing our our businesses from day 1. We both agree that some logistics are not compromising or cutting corners on and that if you treat your business seriously, it will grow exponentially faster than if you don’t treat it with respect! Join us!

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Whitney of We Gather joins us to dig deep into the topic of Procrastination and how business owners, especially creatives, deal with it. We go over the reasons why it sometimes helps to procrastinate a bit, why it’s important to distract yourself with admin and “boring” tasks as a business owner, and how creative spurts come to be. Join us!

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Whitney of We Gather joins us to dig deep into the topic of Procrastination and how business owners, especially creatives, deal with it. We go over the reasons why it sometimes helps to procrastinate a bit, why it’s important to distract yourself with admin and “boring” tasks as a business owner, and how creative spurts come to be. Join us!

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Today, Megan and Amy talk all about creative block and overcoming times where inspiration runs dry. We brainstorm ways to combat creative burnout, talk about what really inspires us in our businesses and we celebrate the fact that it’s not always easy to be creative, but that when it works, it is so good. Amy cries, it's worth a listen.

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Today, Megan and Amy talk all about creative block and overcoming times where inspiration runs dry. We brainstorm ways to combat creative burnout, talk about what really inspires us in our businesses and we celebrate the fact that it’s not always easy to be creative, but that when it works, it is so good. Amy cries, it's worth a listen.

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Hailey of Household Mag joins us to dive deep into the issue of comparison, social media and building a business that you can be proud of. We joke about the importance of day drinking and brunch, share our experiences with filtering out what hurts us emotionally and mentally online, and drawing a line in what we share online. Join us!

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September 26, 2017 28 min

In our first episode, we are chatting about our backgrounds, why we are starting a podcast, and why you should listen to our random ideas, rants and advice. We love sharing our ideas and hope you will join us on this awesome adventure!

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