Ilana Griffo Will Motivate You to Realize Your Artistic Dream

Looking for some creative inspiration? Dreaming of realizing your artistic talent and turning your hobby into a full-time job? We’ve got just the motivation you need. Ilana Griffo teaches how to turn your creative passion into money-makers.

As well as publishing a book titled Mind Your Business and teaching online courses and workshops, the illustrator, letterer, and author shares her tips and tricks through motivational messages she posts on her Instagram page. Bold, graphic, and vibrant, these messages cut to the chase.

“I always knew I wanted to be in a creative career,” she told Freelance Wisdom. “I came from a line of strong creative women, and that was a huge influence. When I took my first design class, I was hooked! While I was in school, I took on any side project I could to get experience, and eventually, those side projects became more demanding than my full time job.”

With a passion for handmade type, playful patterns, and helping others pursue their creative passion, Griffo will add the pop of inspiration your Instagram feed craves.

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Today is National Equal Pay Day.⁣ Women makes 80 cents to a man's dollar. ⁣ ⁣ You are a force to be reckoned with. It's time to ask for what you deserve – and while you're at it – ask for even MORE. ⁣ ⁣ A few weeks I had the privilege of hearing a woman speak a few weeks ago about how she had negotiated for 200K MORE than what she had been offered over the past 10 years (brb picking my jaw up off the floor). ⁣ ⁣ Go ahead and re-read that. That is NOT her salary – that's how much MORE she got during the 5 times she sat across from a man telling her what she was worth. She went in with a plan, a big goal, a list of reasons, and she stood firm and tall. ⁣ ⁣ The room was silent, listening to her every word. I went home and raised my prices, and power posed the hell out of the day just like she did before she spoke to us.⁣ ⁣ Thanks for encouraging these #leadwithsolidarity posts @leaderbagco – we need to talk about this more. If you're feeling like you're nervous to ask for more – send me a message and I'll tell you how great I think you are! ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #womenentrepreneurs #womenempoweringwomen #businesswomen #bossbabe #buildyourempire #savvybusinessowner #femaleentrepreneur #createmagazine #creativeentrepreneur #womeninbiz #womenwhohustle #mycreativebiz #ladyboss #womensupportingwomen #beyourownboss #womeninbusiness#womenempowerment #smallbusinessowner #bosslady #beingboss ⁣ ⁣ ⁣

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