Artists are often visionary — looking ahead and thinking of the next thing. But growing as an artist and as a person means taking time to look back. In this episode, we discover how moving forward in your creative career is rooted in looking back.
Halloween has some things to teach us about being an artist. Here are 4 things we can take away from Halloween to help make our creative career even stronger!
Building a creative career means creating a culture and community around your work. How do we create a culture? Through the content we produce. In this two-parter, we explore the first half this idea — how creating and releasing quality content on the regular helps you build a culture around your work.
In previous episodes, we’ve talked about the importance of honestly asking “what do I want?” In this episode, we address another question, “what do I need?” Both of these questions are important as we work to make creativity our career.
We talk about a lot of ideas here on this podcast. But I truly want us to take action. That’s how we build a creative career. So in this episode, I’m going to ask you some questions. Wherever you are, take time to answer them. Let’s get your creative career to the next level!
Opportunities present themselves on a regular basis, but we have to be ready for them when they come. On this episode, we talk about 4 ways you can be ready to seize opportunities when they come your way.
There is an age old debate on the question, “What is art?” In this podcast, we talk about the power of our creativity and how it’s helping people awaken the deeper things of life.
There are ups. There are downs. And creative careers are built when we choose to persevere on the difficult days.
There are things we might think we need to do when we’re starting our creative career. But usually, those things are just distractions. In this episode, we reframe our priorities so we can get to work on the things we say we want to be doing.
Chris won Season 12 of The Voice. In this interview, Chris shares how he's working more today than ever before. We'll overcome the myth of winning the creative lottery and talk practically about how we can build our creative careers.
Last week, we talked about the value of being yourself as an artist. But what does that mean? How do we make that happen. In this episode, we talk about 4 ways we can being more of who we are to our artistic process.
Make your art the best it can be by being true to yourself as an artist. In this episode we hear from photographer, Jesse Walsh. She found herself uninterested in doing art in the way that she thought she was “supposed to do it.” By bringing herself to her practice, she loves what she does more than ever. AND Her business is doing better than ever. Here's how you can too!
Lots of artists can work solo. But what does it look like to work as a team? That's what this episode is all about. We talk with Mike Wallace, Creative Director of Falcon's Treehouse. Their team of 60 builds large scale themed entertainment experiences for parks around the world.
Failure can be surrounded by so much fear. And that's totally understandable. But how can we reposition how we see failure so that it becomes an asset rather than a liability? That's what this week's episode is all about!
The power has shifted from a few gatekeepers and now rests in your hands. Who are you waiting for to get your creative career going? In this episode we talk about how to do that. And Cole interviews Juan Rodriguez whose music project, Sinego, has had multiple tracks reach more than 1 million streams on Spotify -- all after he decided to stop waiting for permission and get to work!
As artists, we're always telling a story – the big story of what we do and why, and also the smaller story of a work or show. In this episode, we talk with Alice Fairfax. She's an expert on helping people tell their story. She gives practical advice on how we can learn to do that in a compelling way.
Maybe you're wondering why people aren't noticing your creative work like you want them to. Here are two things you might be doing that are preventing that from happening.
Here's a talk I gave on the power of creative thinking. It's a tool that can help us thrive in every environment. Whether it's in your relationships, your work, or your daily life. Let's think creatively.
Sometimes, it's hard to know where to start when it comes to going to the next level with your creative career. Here are 5 practical things that can help!
"Should I make creativity my career?" "What's up with free work? Good thing or bad thing?" We talk lots of practicals with Photographer Patrick Chin about what it even means to have a full time creative career.