Welcome to Conversations with Black Creators. This week, we’re chatting with Brooke Chaney, a Dallas-based artist and high school art teacher.
“As a startup CEO, I slept like a baby. I woke up every two hours and cried.” [source]
The day-to-day realities of business ownership can be the antidote to unbridled enthusiasm. You have the autonomy you craved when you cast off the shackles of a day job, but that also means you must do all of the things, and make all of the decisions, all of the time — while simultaneously hoping those are the right things and decisions, and that you will not end up in a trailer park on the outskirts of town listening to Lana Del Rey on loop and drowning your sorrows in mac + cheese.
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