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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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Jun 29, 2018

Daniel Elizalde helps Product teams to become highly successful at managing Internet of Things or IoT products. He is the author of the leading blog on IoT Product Management, as well as the host of the IoT Product Leadership podcast. He is also the creator of the IoT Decision Framework, which he teaches as part of his popular course “Product Management for the Internet of Things” at Stanford Continuing Studies. Daniel is a frequent speaker at IoT and Product Management conferences and has been featured in many publications. 

In this episode, we cover:

2:10 – What is the internet of things
4:15 – The IOT that you might be wearing
7:50 – Cost + Performance
9:56 – Creative applications of IOT
20:11 – Lean Startup
20:53 – IOT Decision Framework
23:08 – Conceptual Models

Resources mentioned in this episode:

www.danielelizalde.com
Tools: Trello, Wunderlist
Book: Ten Billion by Stephen Emmott
Record: La Nuba by Cirque du Soleil 

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Jun 22, 2018

Anne Sugar is an executive coach and speaker who has advised top leaders at companies including TripAdvisor and Havas. She is an executive coach for Harvard Business School Executive Education and has guest lectured at MIT. Prior to becoming an executive coach, Anne served as a senior leader in the advertising industry, where she oversaw a team of 75 employees as SVP of Media at Digitas. She has managed media planning for Fortune 500 clients including General Motors, Federal Express, and Delta and today she draws on her extensive management experience, as well as her in-depth training in coaching methodology, to advise senior executives and high performers transitioning into leadership roles. 

In this episode, we cover:

3:07 – Characteristics of successful leaders
4:30 – Learning (leaders are readers)
5:17 – Moving from player to coach
6:16 – The power of delegation
6:46 – Self awareness and emotional intelligence
7:08 – Having a strategic vision
7:39 – Taking time to think
11:52 – The difference between a mentor and a coach
12:36 – Coaching vs Consulting
13:57 – Asking better questions
15:39 – What is the intent of the feedback?
17:52 – Different types of coaches
19:43 – Trust
27:07 – Networking

Resources mentioned in this episode:

www.annesugar.com

Tools: Evernote
Books: Harvard Business Review, Stand Out by Dorie Clark, The Power of Moment by Chip Heath
Album: Sea 

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Jun 15, 2018

Geoff Woods is the Vice President of The ONE Thing and hosts The ONE Thing podcast which is in the top 5% of all podcasts in the world. After hearing the Jim Rohn quote that “you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with” Geoff set out on a mission to surround himself with high level CEOs and successful entrepreneurs. Fast forward just 10 months, Geoff went from employee to entrepreneur, launching a company with the co-authors of the best selling book The ONE Thing. Geoff has been featured in Entrepreneur.com and is on a mission to teach people how to take back control of their time and get clarity on how they want to invest it.
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In this episode, you’ll learn:

3:46 – Finding mentors
6:26 – Being a super connector
10:19 – Time blocking
11:46 – The #1 lie of productivity
12:12 – An unusual job description
13:02 – The half page business plan
– Your most important work
15:23 – We all have more than one thing
16:21 – Success is sequential
19:47 – 66 days to form a habit
20:09 – Forming power habits
21:27 – Stacking habits

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Jun 8, 2018

Cyriel Kortleven is a global speaker and author on creativity and change. A digital nomad who believes in inspiring others, changing mindsets and in the idea that ‘less is beautiful’, he is the author of four books and when not speaking on stages you might find him at the Burning Man festival or climbing up a ladder.
More info and Free Book: http://jamestaylor.me/

In this episode, you’ll learn:

2:29 – Creative thinking training
3:47 – Thought Leader or Curator + Simplifier
5:40 – Being a curator of knowledge
6:26 – Your last day on earth
8:32 – Beginning with the end in mind
11:04 – Writing a book
13:28 – Idea killers
14:38 – Burning Man Festival
16:21 – Extreme Creativity
17:19 – Ladders and Bananas
20:39 – Stage props for speakers

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See my website for hundreds more free training videos, interviews, and free courses on creativity, innovation, creative process, creativity exercises, theory and loads more at http://www.jamestaylor.me

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Jun 1, 2018

Jay Papasan is co-author of The One Thing, a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller with over 450 appearances on national bestseller lists and more than 30 translations around the world. Before Jay Papasan co-authored the bestselling Millionaire Real Estate series with Gary Keller, he worked as an editor at Harper Collins Publishers. There he worked on such best-selling books as Body-for-Life by Bill Phillips and Go for the Goal by Mia Hamm. Jay also co-owns a successful real estate team affiliated with Keller Williams Realty with his wife Wendy in Austin, TX.
More info and Free Book: http://jamestaylor.me/

In this episode, you’ll learn:

7:41 – One of the most powerful questions to ask each day
11:10 – Pareto principle
12:38 – Work-life balance
16:19 – Important not urgent
18:56 – Writing 37 drafts of one book chapter
25:50 – Greg McKeown ‘core values’
26:40 – Derek Sivers ‘hell yes or no’

Please subscribe to my channel if you are into what I do! Your support is greatly appreciated and helps me continue to keep it free for everyone:

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See my website for hundreds more free training videos, interviews, and free courses on creativity, innovation, creative process, creativity exercises, theory and loads more at http://www.jamestaylor.me

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