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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 30, 2020

In this episode we learn from David Allen, On How To Write A Book Proposal.

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The work of my guest today has had a profound impact on the lives of many authors, entrepreneurs and creatives, including myself. David Allen is Founder of the David Allen Company and author of Getting Things Done – the Art of Stress-Free Productivity. If you are new to Getting Things Done or GTD, it is a self-management methodology that became a worldwide phenomenon and has helped countless individuals and organizations bring order to chaos. Indeed TIME Magazine called Getting Things Done “the defining self-help business book of its time” and the insights contained within it have enabled many to alleviate feelings of overwhelm and bring greater focus, clarity and creativity to their life and work.

In this episode, we cover:

Writing a book proposal
Why he writes the book reviews first
Marketing campaigns for evergreen books

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Jun 23, 2020

In this episode we learn from Dr Joe Luciani, About The Unlearning Anxiety And Depression.

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Dr. Joe Luciani has been a practicing clinical psychologist for more than 40 years. He’s the internationally bestselling author of the Self-Coaching series of books, now published in 10 languages. His latest book is called Unlearning Anxiety & Depression: The 4-Step Self-Coaching Program to Reclaim Your Life.

In this episode, we cover:

2:38 – Tolerance
5:08 – PTSD
6:03 – Anxiety and Depression as a Habit
6:55 – Insecurity and Stress
8:43 – What If’ing
9:58 – Being Present
12:26 – Cortisol levels
13:34 – Flight, Fight, Freeze, Fester
14:55 – Parasympathetic
15:34 – Unlearning anxiety
16:02 – Practice, practice, practice
16:16 – Separating fact from fiction
16:37 – Stopping insecurity level thinking
17:19 – Active ignoring
18:32 – Envisioning
19:10 – Responsive living
19:27 – Self-distrust
20:21 – Motivation
23:52 – Keeping focus

Resources mentioned in this episode:

selfcoaching.net
Tools: Sticky notes
Book: Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Album: What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

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Jun 16, 2020

In this episode we learn from Dr Benjamin Hardy, About The Big Problem With Personality Tests.

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Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work. His blogs have been read by over 100 million people and are featured on Forbes, Fortune, CNBC, Big Think, and many more. He is a regular contributor to Inc. and Psychology Today and from 2015-2018, he was the #1 writer, in the world, on Medium.com. His latest book Personality Isn’t Permanent debunks the pervasive myths of personality as well as tests like Myers Briggs.

In this episode, we cover:

3:03 – The changing personality
3:52 – The body keeps score
4:19 – How trauma freezes your personality
5:36 – Myers Briggs tests
7:04 – Carl Jung and the personality
8:33 – Content vs Context
10:05 – Mindfulness and Mindlessness
10:53 – Your current and future self
11:26 – Defining the person you want to be
13:08 – The goal should shape the process
13:52 – Personality as a comfort zone
14:22 – The goal of selling millions of books
15:08 – Your goals shape your identity
17:44 – Atomic Habits by James Clear
22:35 – Setting better goals

Resources mentioned in this episode:

To learn about Benjamin Hardy go to benjaminhardy.com
Buy ‘Personality Ins’t Permanent’ from Amazon at amazon.com/gp/product/B07N5H5C4N?tag=randohouseinc32228-20

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Jun 9, 2020

In this episode we learn from Caroline Goyder, On How To Find Your Voice.

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Caroline Goyder is a leading voice and speaker coach. For a decade she worked at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, a leading drama school in London. Author of Find Your Voice (2020) Gravitas (2014) and Star Qualities (2009) Caroline’s TEDX on The Surprising Secret to Speaking with Confidence has been watched 7.5 million times.

In this episode, we cover:

2:29 – Own the illness
5:09 – Demosthenes
7:05 – Speaking on Zoom
8:20 – The power of your voice
9:09 – The camera requires more energy
11:46 – Imposter syndrome
13:11 – Understanding your voice
15:58 – Finding your voice
16:23 – Taking direction
17:31 – Alexander technique
17:57 – Coaching for speakers

Resources mentioned in this episode:

carolinegoyder.com
amazon.com/Find-Your-Voice-Confidence-Situation/dp/1785042831
App: Strategic Breathing by Max Strom
Book: Anything by Sisley Berry
Album: Fleetwood Mac

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Jun 2, 2020

In this episode we learn from Lyn Lesch, About the Intelligence In The Digital Age.

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Lyn Lesch is the author of "Intelligence in the Digital Age: How the Search for Something Larger May Be Imperiled”. His book examines how our use of digital technologies may be affecting our mental capacities and emotional lives in ways that will make it increasingly difficult for people to explore the possibility of a larger, more expansive consciousness.

In this episode, we cover:

3:57 - Virtual learning
6:01 - Sir Ken Robinson
6:36 - Are schools killing our creativity
10:44 - Yuval Noah Harari
12:48 - Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
13:32 - Being able to follow your thoughts
15:17 - How to not get addicted to social media
19:28 - Writing your first book
20:15 - Less is more

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lynlesch.com
Tool: Twitter
Book: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Album: Highway 61 by Bob Dylan

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