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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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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 26, 2018

Ronnie Tsunami, the Change the World Coach, is a keynote speaker who has been called the “MacGyver” of training because of his ability to quickly develop learning solutions that help market and sell new products and services. His programs have been implemented in over 10,000 academic institutions and organizations around the world.

In this episode, we cover:

2:08 – Accelerating the vegan movement
6:20 – Offline vs Online Training
8:18 – Hologram speakers
9:18 – Recording interviews in VR
12:59 – How to create a coaching program
13:42 – Group coaching
13:58 – Executive coaching
16:34 – Adjusting on the fly
25:19 – Social entrepreneurs
28:05 – Credibility + Visibility + Authenticity
30:55 – Lisa Sasevich
31:18 – Michael Port and Amy Port – Heroic Public Speaking

Resources mentioned in this episode:

ronnietsunami.com
Tools: Zoom, Samson Go Mic
Book: Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port
Album: Greatest Hits by Jimmy Buffett

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Oct 19, 2018

Matt launched his first company, Commercial Fleet Financing, in 1995 with a phone, a folding table and the unyielding confidence of a single client, a trucker. Fast forward 23 years and CFF has funded over $1 billion in transportation equipment with annual business of $150,000,000+. As a speaker audiences resonate with his tough-minded and business battle tested philosophies on “company culture”, skilling up and scaling up” and “finding your GRIT”. Matt’s latest book, YOU NEED MORE MONEY: Wake Up and Solve Your Financial Problems Once And For All has just been published by Penguin/Random House.

In this episode, we cover:

3:42 – The importance of curiosity
11:49 – Challenging your employer
13:22 – LinkedIn employment contracts
15:51 – Lifestyle design
16:56 – Pitbull’s focus phrases
18:09 – Intrapreneur vs Entrepreneur
20:53 – Building company culture
22:01 – The torch

Resources mentioned in this episode:

mattmanero.com
.amazon.com/You-Need-More-Money-Financial/dp/0735216983
Tools: Headspace
Book: The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone, The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

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Oct 12, 2018

In 2002 Matt started and built a successful website agency, before selling the business to focus on his passion for helping businesses get more word of mouth referrals! He’s a 40 Under 40 Recipient and Chamber Small Business Owner of the Year and Matt believes that the problem with Small Business is Bananas! His new book “More…Word of Mouth Referrals, Lifelong Customers and Raving Fans” is out now.

In this episode, we cover:

1:41 – Book launches
4:52 – Erik Wahl
6:02 – Exactly What To Say by Phil M. Jones
6:58 – Just imagine…
8:58 – Research books vs action books
10:09 – 90-minute reads
11:41 – Word of mouth
15:13 – How to get more word of mouth referrals
15:55 – Overdelivering
20:05 – The Rule of 3
26:50 – Heroic Public Speaking
31:04 – Care packages

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Website: www.breakthrough-champion.com
www.amazon.com/MORE-Referrals-Lifelong-Customers-Raving-ebook/dp/B07H1QXGJV
Tools: Hubspot CRM, Coggle.it
Book: Never East Alone by Keith Ferrazzi, Steal The Show by Michael Port, Unthink by Erik Wahl
Album: Sound of Silence by Disturbed

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Oct 5, 2018

Scott Belsky is an entrepreneur, investor and author of the new book ‘The Messy Middle: Finding Your Way Through the Hardest and Most Crucial Part of Any Bold Venture’. He is currently Chief Product Officer at Adobe, serves as a board member to several early stage companies, and is a Venture Partner at Benchmark, a legendary venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Scott was previously the founder and CEO of Behance, a leading online platform to showcase and discover creative work. He is also the creator of 99U, Behance’s think tank and annual conference devoted to execution in the creative world. In addition to ‘The Messy Middle’, Belsky is also the author of Making Ideas Happen and coauthor of the 99U book series.

In this episode, we cover:

2:40 – It’s the middle that makes or breaks you
4:48 – Start, Endure, Optimize, Finish, Repeat
5:48 – Breaking your business growth into chapters
8:35 – Build the narrative before your product
9:54 – Building a creative team
10:56 – Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull
11:28 – Short chapters as prompts
14:27 – Make one subtraction for every addition
17:21 – Kevin Rose
20:56 – Getting ignored by Google

Resources mentioned in this episode:

twitter.com/scottbelsky
www.scottbelsky.com
themessymiddle.com
Tools: Evernote, Wunderlist, Twitter, Adobe Spark
Books: Herding Tigers by Todd Henry, Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Album: OK Computer by Radiohead

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Oct 3, 2018

Phillip Andrew is an Emmy-Nominated Los Angeles-based television producer who speaks around the USA educating and encouraging High School and College Students through high energy entertainment and unforgettable storytelling

In this episode, we cover:

5:41 – Media coaching in LA
– YouTube Red series
22:01 – Josh Linkner and Detroit Reinvention
26:28 – Mindfield and Vsauce
37:33 – Writing the reviews first
41:28 – DJ Tour

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Website: www.phillipandrew.co
FB: www.facebook.com/phil.barbb
Instagram: www.instagram.com/phillipandrewla
Tools: Podcasts
Books: The Motivation Manifesto by Brendon Burchard, The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, Darn Good Advice by Jan Faull

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