Ask An Artist: Season 2, Ep 15 - How to Find Impactful Work with Hayley Akins

Ask An Artist: Season 2, Ep 15 - How to Find Impactful Work with Hayley Akins

Hayley Akins joins us for episode fifteen in season two of Ask An Artist!

In Episode 15, we welcome motion designer and animator Hayley Akins. Akins is the founder of Motion Hatch and has 9 years of experience working with high-profile clients like Google, the BBC, the United Nations, and the Gates Foundation. In this episode, Hayley talks about how she wants to be a part of projects that have a positive impact on the world.

Ask An Artist Podcast: Ep 15 - "How to Find Impactful Work" with Hayley Akins

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Episode 15 Show Notes:
  • Who is Hayley Akins? - 0:00
  • How do you find impactful work as a freelancer? - 1:42
  • Three ways to niche down - 3:49
  • There is no one way to get clients: building systems and testing them out - 5:26
  • Four A’s Freelance Funnel - 8:00
  • How Hayley got into podcasting, motion design, and Motion Hatch - 12:52
  • The game plan for launching motion hatch original videos - 22:17
  • Accountability: getting the work done and making SMART goals - 26:29
  • SMART goal vs. DUMB goal - 28:50
  • Keeping things organized: utilizing a project management tool - 31:33
  • Productivity is a practice - 39:12
  • Resources from Hayley’s website - 41:09

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