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.
What does it mean to be a freelancer? What should I expect? How might it look? We all have answers to how we think freelance life "should" look. But it often looks quite different. Here are some tips on how to endure. AND we go deeper into the concept in an interview with Broadway Composer, Jacob Yandura.
We talk a lot about success on this podcast. But success will never make us whole. As we make creativity our career, we have to remain committed to being holistically healthy. Today's talk is important. Let's have it.
There's so much opportunity for fear in the creative process. But fear is our enemy. What do we do with fear? How do we press through it and find freedom on the other side? All of that and an interview with pro photographer, Luke Tevebaugh.
Artists and entrepreneurs, more than anyone, have the ability to transform culture. What are you doing with your platform? What are the things you care about? And how can you affect change?
Athletes have clearly defined goals as the progress. Artists, not so much so. But the principles of growth apply to us all. Learn to implement these 4 concepts into your live and workflow, and they're sure to get you on your way to a creative career.
Learn a lesson from the mistake of the Dollar Shave Club. They scored with a viral video when they started their company, but they've missed the boat in building an audience who cares. Being an artist means building an audience. Here's what we have to keep in mind.
Making your creativity your career means one thing... getting paid. How does that even happen? That's what we talk about on this week's episode.