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design recharge, designer, freelancer, freelance, side hustle, side project, multiple income streams, illustrator, illustration, design, education, business, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, helping creatives, Recharging You helps creative entrepreneurs uncover and utilize their strengths, educating them in reaching their business and creative goals through training, coaching, and by sharing stories of hope.

The Design Recharge Podcast

Design Recharge is a resource for expanding your knowledge about the business of design. It is an interactive, weekly, web show and podcast recorded with a live audience. This series is packed full of inspirational interviews with Designers, Illustrators, Industry Leaders, Authors, and Entrepreneurs.

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Group Coaching

The PowerStation is a mastermind-style coaching group for Creatives who are ready to grow their business. This group connects you with other Creatives Entrepreneurs who will support and encourage you to focus, level-up, and hold you accountable while providing real, honest critiques.

design recharge, designer, freelancer, freelance, side hustle, side project, multiple income streams, illustrator, illustration, design, education, business, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, helping creatives, Recharging You helps creative entrepreneurs uncover and utilize their strengths, educating them in reaching their business and creative goals through training, coaching, and by sharing stories of hope.

Connecting Budding Designers with Growing Entrepreneurs

Think of a lamp. It is made up of a light bulb (creative freelancer), a cord (me), and an outlet (creative entrepreneur). The cord connects great power with great potential. Recruiting Creatives is about matching growing companies with creative talent in both portfolio and personality.

The PowerStation meets weekly and is a mastermind-style coaching group for Creatives who are ready to focus on growing their business.

This Week on the Podcast

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Taylor Ackerman // The Sketchbook as a Release

Episode 314. Airs Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT. Do you have a passion project that you spend time outside of work pursuing? Do you want to know how long you should give it to take off? What kinds of things should you be doing to make sure you are putting your best foot forward for this project or dream?Are you an aspiring children’s books illustrator and you want to learn more about getting in the business? This week my friend and regular Design Recharge Family Member, Taylor Ackerman is going to tell us

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This Week on the Podcast

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Taylor Ackerman // The Sketchbook as a Release

Episode 314. Airs Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT. Do you have a passion project that you spend time outside of work pursuing? Do you want to know how long you should give it to take off? What kinds of things should you be doing to make sure you are putting your best foot forward for this project or dream?Are you an aspiring children’s books illustrator and you want to learn more about getting in the business? This week my friend and regular Design Recharge Family Member, Taylor Ackerman is going to tell us

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Recent Episodes

Chris Do // What Makes Someone an Expert?

Episode 313. Aired September 11, 2019. The Questions I am Asking There are so many influencers out there. Anyone can have a website, anyone can write a book or publish an article. How do you know who to trust? Do

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THE DESIGN RECHARGE SHOW: Thomas Jockin // Fighting Literacy Episode 312. Airs September 4, 2019. at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT. . This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very interesting project that is helping fight literacy in a new way. . He was hired to create a variable font which allows each person to set the spacing of the words. Then he got Google to fund the project. We will talk about how he got this project and what they are hoping to accomplish by using variable type to teach people to read. . Join me LIVE on Wednesday, Sept 4 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT PT. Go to https://bit.ly/dr-list to SIGN UP to get the link (link in profile), delivered each week directly to your inbox. . If you already get the weekly newsletter no need to sign up you will get the link in your inbox 30 min before the show. . Follow Thomas and this project at: https://fonts.google.com/?query=lexend&sort=alpha https://thomasjockin.github.io/lexend https://www.lexend.com . https://www.thomasjockin.com https://www.typethursday.org . Episode and show notes will be available at https://www.rechargingyou.com/312 . #typedesigner #designer #typographer #googlefonts #literacy #fightingliteracy #podcast #typedesign #learningtoread #fontdesign #designrecharge #designpodcast #creativepodcast #creativecareer

Thomas Jockin // Fighting for Literacy

Episode 312. Aired Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Or listen here: Creating and using a variable font when learning to read is helping to promote literacy. This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover

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Niching & the Inner Battle a Rapid Recharge

Episode 311. Aired August 28, 2019. Or listen here: Tips on Crushing Your Inner Critic, especially when it comes to niching down. Am I good enough to niche in it?Will there be people who will laugh and poke fun at

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Tom Ross // Building a Personal Brand

Or listen here: Episode 310. Aired Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Is it important to build a personal brand?Do you have to create a community while you are building that brand? Does a company need to have a face to their

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