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Building a business takes resourcefulness, resilience and often a lucky accident or two. No one knows this more than Sheri Crider, who has built a life as an artist and founder of visual art centers (currently, the Sanitary Tortilla Factory in downtown ABQ), despite challenges of addiction and incarceration in her early life. Peri and Eph Sharpe chat with Sheri about the intersection of "businessperson" and "artist" and how she built upon skills in drawing and construction to create a rewarding, creative self-employed life. 

Theme song: "You Know Who You Are" by Sam Miller.

Thanks to our sponsors Pyragraph and The Octopus and the Fox

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Direct download: ep_047_shericrider_022818_final.mp3
Category:self-employment -- posted at: 10:39am MDT

Today on Self-Employed Happy Hour we get our activism on and talk with Maggie Byers and Emilie De Angelis of Moms Demand Action NM, a bi-partisan grassroots organization fighting the epidemic of gun violence in the US. Peri and Eph Sharpe chat with Maggie and Emilie about the group's advocacy for common sense gun control legislation and how regular folks can get involved. 

Theme song: "You Know Who You Are" by Sam Miller.

Thanks to our sponsors Pyragraph and The Octopus and the Fox

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Direct download: ep_046_momsdemandaction_022118_final.mp3
Category:activism -- posted at: 10:12am MDT

Today on Self-Employed Happy Hour we talk wellness with coach, educator, bass player and grateful human Antonia MontoyaPeri and Eph Sharpe chat with Antonia about how to carve out time and intention for self-care within a busy self-employed life. Peri also shares a slice of her self-employed juggle this winter, from her frosty living room studio.

Segment music by Eph Sharpe.

Theme song: "You Know Who You Are" by Sam Miller.

Thanks to our sponsors Pyragraph and The Octopus and the Fox

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Direct download: ep_045_antoniamontoya021418_final.mp3
Category:creative careers -- posted at: 12:19pm MDT

We're back with our second episode of 2018, featuring a fantastic conversation with Burque Noir founder Ebony Isis BoothPeri and Eph Sharpe chat with Ebony about how she created a showcase for Black performers in Albuquerque, and how she balances the many different identities — poet, organizer, marketing pro, auntie-mom, holder of the mic — that make her who she is. 

Audio clip courtesy of Ebony Booth.

Segment music by Eph Sharpe.

Theme song: "You Know Who You Are" by Sam Miller.

Thanks to our sponsors Pyragraph and The Octopus and the Fox

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Direct download: ep_044_ebonybooth_final.mp3
Category:creative careers -- posted at: 5:00am MDT

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