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What It's Like to Be a 30-Year Overnight Success Visual artist and entrepreneur Mikael Brandrup talks about how it took him decades to discover how he wanted to earn his living.

By David Meltzer

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On this episode of The Playbook, visual artist and graphic designer Mikael Brandrup shares his thoughts on:

  • Why he felt trapped while running a design agency at age 23 [1:03].
  • How the "viral" reaction to the first art piece he shared online helped inspire him to keep going [6:38].
  • His mission to solve the struggle that many artists face in monetizing their passion [7:00].
  • Why his best advice for aspiring artists to help establish their brand is asking others for help [21:00].

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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