I’m kicking off a short multipart series of episodes about some thoughts on connecting with your audience, both how and why it’s important. To kick things off let me tell you about a story I heard about a boy and the starfish from friend of the show, Andy Pugh from Thoughts From The Tinkerage Podcast. … Continue reading075 Deep Connections Part 1 – The Boy and the Starfish
If you’re stress levels are high and creativity levels are low, check out the Japanese art of Shinrin-Yoku. Also known as Forest Bathing, it’s a great creativity recharging tool. … Continue reading074 Shinrin-Yoku The Japanese Art of Forest Bathing
Oftentimes in the arts we find ourselves creating as a lone wolf, but sometimes it’s important to stretch those wings and actually collaborate with another artist to make something cool or even just to have a little fun! … Continue reading073 The Joy of Collaboration with Nick of PinkHat Photography
The world is in a state of chaos right now and as creatives things might be feeling pretty down right now. I just want to check in with all of you and talk about the state of things in our creative lives at the moment. … Continue reading072 Real talk – Creativity Fallout
I’m joined this week by my good friend Vincent Ferrari from the Because We Make Podcast. Pull up a chair for this great conversation all about creating the cliche, struggling with creative plateaus, and the impact of impostor syndrome. … Continue reading071 Vincent Ferrari on Impostor Syndrome, Creative Plateaus, and The Cliche
You’ve probably heard the terms “Fixed” and “Growth” mindset. But what do they really mean? And WHY is it important to you and I? … Continue reading070 What is a growth vs fixed mindset and why does it matter?
Is releasing your art, your creations, out into the world a part of the creative process? Or is that something we do after the creative process is complete in search of some sort of gratification? … Continue reading069 Releasing your art – Part of the creative process or a search for gratification?
So often I see creatives complaining about social media and my answer is always, what about your blog? While it gets trashed as an outdated form of sharing your thoughts, you shouldn’t sleep on creating a consistent blog/website. … Continue reading068 The simple art of blogging
Let’s talk about the power of constraints, limitations, rules, and obstacles in your creative process and why they are completely necessary for true creative expression. … Continue reading067 Constraints and Obstacles
The creative journey can feel like two sides of a coin at the same time. On one hand we are in control and flying high, at the same time we’re confused, frustrated, and unable to find a way to make the two sides match. … Continue reading066 Why I Am – How Dave Matthews Band nailed the creative journey in a song