Arts Smarts

Nadia Reid. Photo, Ebony Lamb.
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The Big Idea is big on mentoring. And so - it turns out - is the folk diva of Dunedin, who takes the time to mentor, and to be mentored. She explains it all to Sam Grover.
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Sam Grover
Photo, Patrick Tomasso via Unsplash
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Altitude Media plan and execute top notch social media, so you don’t have to. But if you do, then get it right. Social media maven Bayley Corfield breaks it down for us | sponsored by Altitude Media
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Bayley Corfield - Altitude Media
Taking the highs with the lows - Bruce Hopkins: actor, agent, entrepreneur.
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Bruce Hopkins on the dramatic art of survival
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Sam Grover
Ash Church, Dinosaurtoast
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How tax planning can cure your life | Sponsored by Hnry
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Sam Grover
Brian Steele
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Art & business dude Brian Steele shows us a world of opportunity beyond traditional funding channels.
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The Big Idea Editor
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With so many benefits for the mind, spirit, and art itself, creativity has the power to heal us and improve our overall mental wellness on a large scale.
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The Big Idea Editor
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Steff Green is a full time, self-publishing novelist, shipping stories by the terabyte. We asked her how it’s done, and she briefly emerged from under her pile of cats to tell us.
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Steff Green
Mina Mathieson
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Should you work for someone? Or go out on your own?
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Sam Grover
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Is an internship the right move for your career? Well, it depends.
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Sam Grover
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When to work for free, and when to ask for money.
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Sam Grover