We had the good fortune of connecting with Angela Talamantes and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Angela, what is the most important factor behind your success?
Being personable. Treating my audience with gratitude. Every experience I have, good or bad, I’m grateful for the acknowledgment and the growth. i listen to my audience, and they teach me how to build Ankata to be a fruitful, trustworthy business.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Everyone jokes about starving artists, and maybe there is some truth to that. Art doesn’t speak to everyone and some art wasn’t appreciated until the artist died. Art is a language, and I luckily found an audience that I could speak to and that I can evolve with. The challenge I experienced was trusting myself, being vulnerable and clearing out the doubts that others may not like it and that it wasn’t special enough. Once I allowed myself to create for the sake of creating and removed expectations, I’ve never been happier. Not everyone will like what I create but for every 1 that does, counts for 10.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to dedicate this Shoutout to Sebastian Garcia and my mom, Rebecca Martinez, for the endless support, love and believing in all the possibilities with me. My day ones.
Also, You’re a Badass At Making Money by Jen Sincero — easy read and a lifetime reminder that we deserve the all things we want.
Sebastian Garcia (@sebsgee)