August 28, 2019

Artists on The Dreampath: What We’ve Learned so Far, with Bryan Smith

Bryan Gregory Smith is a trial attorney, musician, world traveler, promoter of the arts, and creator of DreamPath Podcast. DreamPath explores the journeys of writers, musicians, filmmakers, painters, performance artists, and others who have forged a career in a creative space. What inspired them to make the leap from their day jobs to a career in the arts? What hurdles did they overcome? What did they learn from their failures? What advice do they have for those who have not yet made the leap? Tune in to find out the answers to these questions and more during what will hopefully be thought-provoking and inspiring conversations.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What led Bryan from life as a victims’ rights attorney to that of a podcast host and explorer of all things creative
  • Patterns Bryan has observed that help young artists and creatives get their starts and what to do if you don’t have the available support
  • The importance of persistence and tuning out the negativity and doubt that many creatives encounter
  • The effects of strong partnerships and community on a creative’s journey
  • How having a passion can guide creative people through troubling times and motivate them to never give up
  • Advice for creatives to continue to find success personally and professionally
  • The universal human story and how it applies to our individual lives

Additional resources:

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