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The Creative Life Podcast : Creativity, Innovation and Inspiring Ideas | James Taylor

In 'The Creative Life' podcast, James Taylor reveals all of his creativity and innovation strategies and techniques so you can unlock your creativity and live 'The Creative Life'. As a leading creativity coach James teaches and interviews creative leaders on subjects including; how creativity works, the creative process, what is creativity, how to generate ideas, creativity exercises, creativity research, creative block, creative personality types, theories of creativity, creative thinking, educational creativity, divergent thinking, organizational creativity, creative cultures, and innovation. His work builds on other leading creativity experts including Julia Cameron, Sir Ken Robinson, Michael J Gelb, Eric Maisel, Scott Barry Kaufman, Twyla Tharp, Richard Florida, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Steven Pressfield, Tina Seelig, Josh Linkner and many others. James Taylor shows us how we can all learn to be more creative.
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May 31, 2017

Jorge Barba is an entrepreneur, consultant, advisor and innovation insurgent. His Game Changer blog and Big Bang Podcast are all about innovation, new ideas and how the world is changing. Meanwhile as an entrepreneur he has started 5 companies and been part of 8 startups in both California and Mexico.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Drones and Artificial Intelligence
Managing Innovation
Startup Culture in Mexico
Entrepreneurship in Tijuana
Cross-Border Collaboration
Startup Chile
Lessons from Fred Smith of FEDEX
The Idea Box
Being A Creative Generalist
Specialization Has An Expiry Date
Society of Creative Generalists
Elon Must As A Generalist
Hybrid Vines
Michael Jordan Booklet

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May 29, 2017

David Meerman Scott is an internationally acclaimed strategist, whose books are must-reads for professionals seeking to generate attention and grow their businesses. He is the author of ten books – three of which are international bestsellers. Indeed ‘The New Rules of Marketing & PR’ is now in its 5th edition, has been translated into 28 languages and is required reading at hundreds of universities and business schools worldwide. Meanwhile as a speaker he has delivered keynotes in seven continents and over 40 countries to companies including Cisco, PwC, Ford, Google and Nestle Purina.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Hilary Clinton the Selfie Ninja
Donald Trump the Marketer
Tony Robbins
How Newsjacking Works
3 hours is too late!
Creating online content
Real-time news
Seeing patterns as a marketer
Marketing the Moon
Publishing great content
Marketing Mindfulness
Being in the moment with your marketing

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May 24, 2017

Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and author. In 2016 he was a finalist for the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company’s Bracken Bower Prize for the best business book proposal by an author under 35. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV), and a Venture Partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Scott worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He has been a contributing author at MIT Press, and has written for the Financial Times, Forbes, Inc., Foreign Policy, and the Boston Review. He holds three degrees from Stanford and Columbia, has finished six marathon and Ironman 70.3 triathlons. He is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and has visited over 70 countries. His latest book is called ‘The Fuzzy and the Techie – Why The Liberal Arts Will Rule The Digital World’.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

A Fuzzy in a Techie World
Stanford Fuzzies and Techies
Learning to code and read Socrates
Two Cultures Lecture
Specialization versus Generalization
Creative Artificial Intelligence
STEM to STEAM
IDEO U
Creating and Consuming
Writing a book at different times and in different places
The courtship process of venture capital
The anti-portfolio
Behavioral design
Nudge – The Tipping Experiment

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May 22, 2017

For 20+ years, Stephen Shapiro has presented his strategies on innovation to audiences in 50 countries and to organizations including 3M, Proctor & Gamble, Marriott, Nike and Microsoft. During his tenure with Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice before coming to a crossroads in his life. His latest book, “Best Practices Are Stupid,” was named the best innovation and creativity book of 2011 but it is perhaps for his work as an innovation keynote speaker that Stephen Shapiro is best-known. Indeed he was recently inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame and his speeches on creating high performing innovation teams and developing an innovative culture led one former writer at Business Week to declare that “Stephen Shapiro is the best presenter of ideas since Tom Peters.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Why innovation is not the same as creativity
Why creativity has killed innovation in organizations
Innovation as the responsibility of everyone
Starting with process
The innovation process
Defining the challenge
Expertise is the enemy of innovation
Blockbuster vs Netflix
Questions and Solutions
Boundary crossing
Purposeful tangents
Pumps and Pipes
Studying magic
Innovation at Accenture
Business Process Reengineering
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Innovation
Speaker Hall of Fame
The Speaking Business
Charging what you are worth
The key to a really successful speaking business
Personality Poker
Everybody is innovative

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May 17, 2017

Rutger Bregman is an author and historian who has been called ‘The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas’ by The Guardian Newspaper. He has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize for his journalism work at The Correspondent. His latest book ‘Utopia for Realists’ makes a passionate case for universal basic income, open borders and a 15-hour workweek. I had the opportunity to hear him talk at the RSA in London recently and it’s my great pleasure to welcome him onto the show now.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Universal basic income
Inequality
Win-Win
Cornflakes Capitalism
15 Hour Work Week
Avoiding the news
It’s OK to not finish a book!
The power of Ideas
Utopia for Realists
Peter Singer
Sapiens
The obsession with work
Email

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May 15, 2017

Radim Malinic is a creative director and designer living and working in London. He runs Brand Nu, a multidisciplinary award winning studio but before finding his calling in the creative industry, Czech born Malinic was an ice hockey player, a bassist in death metal bands, an indie DJ, music journalist and student of Economics and Business management. After moving to the UK to explore the expansive music scene, he found an even greater interest in art and graphic design. Since then his eclectic interests have seen him working with some of the biggest brands, companies and bands in the world. Clients include Harry Potter, London Film Museum, SyCo, Sprite, WWF and USAID amongst many others. His latest book is called, Book of Ideas, a #1 Amazon bestseller which has helped novices and professionals across the world to find new way of approaching their creative work.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Working directly with clients
Choosing your clients
Specialists vs Generalists
The role of color in design
Color psychology
The rule of the opposite
Taking time off
Working with decision makers
Creating a brand book
James Bond and Harry Potter
Brand DNA
Augmented Reality

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May 10, 2017

Saul Kaplan is the founder and Chief Catalyst of the Business Innovation Factory and author of The Business Model Innovation Factory: How to Stay Relevant when the World Is Changing. Saul started BIF in 2005 with a mission to make transformation safer and easier to manage by helping institution leaders explore, test, and commercialize next practices and new business models in the real world. Their vision is to influence systems-level transformation in areas of high social importance focusing on healthcare, education, and public services.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Accidental Bureaucrat Phase
Creative Cities
Transforming vs Tweaking
The failure of innovation labs
Getting Netflixed
Hanging out at the edge
Transhumanism
Market making and share taking
Marketing Prozac
Storytelling in innovation
From push to pull
Minimum viable business model
CEO vs COO
Move fast and break things
BIF Summit

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May 8, 2017

Larry Robertson is all about helping others explore the possible. He is a multi-award winning author of two books; ‘A Deliberate Pause: Entrepreneurship and its Moment in Human Progress’ as well as his latest ‘The Language of Man. Learning to Speak Creativity’. He is also the founder of two ventures and is a highly respected thought leader in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, advising individuals and organizations across a broad spectrum. Larry is a former Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and his professional career has included roles with J.P. Morgan and the Walt enDisney Company.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

UNESCO Creative Cities
PWC Creativity Study
The Fox and The Hedgehog
Border Crossing
Growth Stage Entrepreneurs
Questioning vs Inquiry
McArthur Fellows and Creativity
Deborah Myer – Habits of the Mind
Asking unprofessional questions
Moving from entrepreneurship to creativity
Taking a deliberate pause
Tuning into your gut feeling
Fast failing
Lean startup approach to writing
What have I not asked you?
The importance of play
Elizabeth Gilbert
Kayaking

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May 3, 2017

Dr. KH Kim is a professor of creativity and innovation at the College of William & Mary. In 2010 she published a seminal study called “The Creativity Crisis”, a work which looked at the reasons for declining creativity levels in America. Then in 2016 she published “The Creativity Challenge”, a book which provided the solutions to this crisis. She has been awarded The Berlyne Award from the American Psychology Association, The E. Paul Torrance Award from the American Creativity Association, and both The Early Scholar Award and The Hollingworth Award from National Association for Gifted Children.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Decline of creativity in America
Nobel prize winners and creativity
Confusionism and creativity
Creativity in China
Creativity in Korea
Creativity in America
The link between intelligence and creativity
Being curious
The doctor walks into the fortune teller!
Necessary but not sufficient
Intelligence trap
Threshold theory
Boundary crossing
Unique vs New
Change the water not the fish
Torrance Center
Non-conformity
Western Creativity vs Eastern Creativity

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May 1, 2017

Brian Meeks likes to tell a story. He is a US based author who writes mysteries, thrillers and science fiction as well as non-fiction titles about the business of being an Indie author. You’d never guess then that he hated writing until January 2nd, 2010. It was on that day that he wrote a blog piece which attracted within 24 hours a respectable 300 views and 25 positive comments. This provided the spark he needed and since then he’s written over 1500 blog posts, 3 fiction books and 13 novels including his successful Henry Wood Detective Series. He also has a new book out with a former Creative Life podcast guest, Honoree Corder which is called ‘The Prosperous Writer’s Guide to Making More Money.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

Mastering Amazon ads
Using Amazon Advertising platform
Data analytics as a writer
BookBub
KPI’s for self-published authors
Knowing your conversion rates
Writing to market
Chunking down your writing sessions
A panster to a plotter
Making $7,000 a month from self-publishing
Writing at night
Blocking your writing time
Co-creation of books
The self-publishing business
How many data analysts work at big book publishers
Brian’s $60,000 mistake
Elmore Leonard
Productivity hacks for writers
Building your list
Starting a blog as a writer
Writing 3-4 books quickly

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