The book is also available in an eBook version via Amazon or Apple. For Apple, go to iBooks and search on 'Responsible Artist'. For Amazon, click on the link below to purchase the Kindle version.
The Companion Book
If after reading The Responsible Artist book you feel like you need a ‘deeper dive’ into the material, then please read The Companion Book.
Companion Book Templates
This e-product allows you to answer the questions posed in the Companion Book and enter your thoughts directly into an Excel or Word template.
Responsible Artist - Kate Zenna and David Wolfe's Conversations (Video)
Or as David says – "It leads to good mojo..." Learn how David looks at life planning as almost a spiritual practice. With Kate's prodding, he tells the audience the how, what, when, where, and why of financial and life planning.
Kate and David have a conversation around the difference between spending time and investing time. Additionally, there are discussions around goals and time slavery. David shows you some of his tactics around getting stuff done.
Kate interviews David about how he dug out from his bankruptcy in the mid-1980s while also raising two young children and made it to become a success in business and life. Hear David’s lessons and apply them to yourself if you are struggling with money issues.
Kate interviews David about his views on the use and utility of money and what it means for the creative, working artist. Listen to David’s hard-earned lessons as a single father, business owner, and CPA. Kate brings her perspective as a working actor.
Kate and David have a lively conversation about an important quality that all successful artists must possess. You will hear how they met professionally and how it all centered around Kate asking for help. Learn how to attract meaningful mentors.
This conversation is about Sales. Wait! Don't leave! By the end of this ZennaWolfe conversation, you MAY be convinced that everybody is in sales and why it is something to be proud of. The title of this session is something David learned a decade ago.
Kate has said many times – "David Wolfe gets more done than any person I have met in my entire life." Learn from David how he approaches his work day to maximize his efforts, reduce interruptions, and have time for an amazing personal life to boot.
In this interview Kate asks David (a CPA for 35 years) all the questions about taxes that you – as an artist – want answers to. Learn how to do you taxes on your own, escrow money for taxes, and how to get educated on the whole taxation system.
David talks about this well-known quote by Jim Rohn and what it has meant throughout his life since first reading it in 2007. Kate adds meaningful insights as she discusses how David's discipline has impacted her life as an actor and businesswoman.
David gets down and dirty by pulling back the curtain and sharing the systems he uses and has devised to track his financial life. He will convince you that it’s not that hard – particularly if you schedule just one meeting per week with yourself. As a bonus, he shows you the system he uses to get a ton of stuff done.
Listen in as Kate interviews David about the notion of abdication to accountants, managers, bookkeepers, and more – all to an artist’s detriment. David discusses his belief that abdication is a devaluation of self and that it causes problems in your financial life in both good times and bad.
Kate and David have a lively conversation around a parent’s role in teaching their children about the meaning and use of money. David shares some of the lessons he received as a child and how he passed these lessons on to his children. He also shares a few interesting parental twists he inflicted on his kids.
Kate interviews David and confesses that this notion of setting money aside for vacations, house repairs, medical expenses, emergencies, insurance, and taxes is the sexiest part of the entire Responsible Artist franchise. David talks about how he does it and how easy the entire process is.
Listen in as Kate interviews David about his philosophy and tactics around saving. Your entire financial life can change by accepting and implementing some of his ideas about the setting aside of money. Bonus: You will be pleased to know that you will never, ever need a budget again.
Bring your hard hat as Kate and David jump into the dynamics of money and the people that you love. Learn what to do when you want to be Responsible and your significant other wants to be...Irresponsible. Tricky stuff. David gives his philosophy and some tactics on navigating this difficult dynamic.
Oh...the number of times Kate has heard David say this. Listen in as David discusses his very novel notion of customers and how you can use it in every area of your life. The 'heavy lifting' secret will influence you in many ways as you more forward making a living by doing what you love to do.
Bor-ring...Not so fast there. Not the way Kate Zenna and David Wolfe talk about this. You may change your mind after listening to this rousing conversation. There is a spiritual nature to this discussion around personal, professional, and family goals. If you are all about authenticity as an artist then you will LOVE this talk.
Everybody knows we are supposed to have goals – but what do you do with them after you have written them down, usually on New Year’s Day? Kate and David have a rousing back-and-forth discussion on this all-too-familiar scenario. Learn how to work on your goals daily.
Another mantra of Mr. Wolfe's...Listen to this compelling conversation between Kate and David as he describes the dynamic between givers and receivers of services. This applies to artists of all stripes and colors as you relate with the public, customers, agents, and even your children...Bonus: Psychographics! Come join us to learn more.
The studies of Professor Robert Cialdini have had a major impact on David’s business life. In this two-part conversation, David discusses the six principles of Cialdini’s work, what they mean to you as an artist, and how respectful and ethical deployment of them can have a major impact on your career and pocketbook. This recording comes in two parts due to the length.
As an artist you may not think you are in business – or want to be. Ewwwww…But if you are selling your art or getting paid for the services you provide in the artistic arena, then we have to break it to you: You Might Be in Business. Kate and David explore the idea of harmony between business and art. Note: This recording comes into two parts due to the in-depth discussion required.
Responsible Artist - Kate Zenna and David Wolfe's Conversations (Audio)
Kate and David have a lively conversation around this important quality that all artists must have. You will hear how they met professionally and how it all centered around Kate asking for help. Learn about how to attract meaningful mentors.
Another mantra of Mr. Wolfe's...Listen to this compelling conversation between Kate and David as he describes the dynamic between givers and receivers of services. This applies to artists of all stripes and colors as you interact with the public, customers, agents, and even your children...
Kate interviews David about how he dug out from his bankruptcy in the mid 1980s while also raising two children to become a success in business and life. Hear David's lessons and apply them to yourself if you are struggling with money issues.
(...it's not what you think.) Kate interviews David about his views on the use and utility of money and what it means for the creative, working artist. Listen to David's hard-earned lessons as a single-father, business owner, and CPA. Kate adds her real-life perspective as a working actor.
Or as David says - "It leads to good mojo..." Learn how David looks at life planning as almost a spiritual practice. With Kate's prodding he tells the audience the how, what, when, where, and why of financial and life planning.