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Creative Pep Talk

184 EpisodesProduced by Andy J. Pizza, Co-Loop Podcast NetworkWebsite

It’s easy to get lost on the creative journey, sometimes you just need a Creative Pep Talk.Ever week, illustrator Andy J. Pizza delivers a piping hot solo-cast chocked to the brim with fresh stories, creative tips, tricks, and a side of secret dipping sauce of pep to boot!!
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374 - How to Make a Creative Practice Blueprint that Grounds and Guides You

July 27th, 2022

46:01

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364 - How to Overcome Tests and Trials on the Creative Journey and More with EttaVee AKA Jessi Raulet

May 4th, 2022

57:44

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363 - The 4 Step Process to Turn Strangers into Super Fans

April 27th, 2022

44:30

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CALL TO ADVENTURE

What is your opener? Your single? Your …

359 - The 3 Crucial Elements of a Potential Unlocking Creative Process

March 30th, 2022

1:01:02

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Creative Zero-To-Hero Series
1. Skill
2. Story
3. Style

358 - 3 Ways to Provoke Stronger Emotional Chords in People with Your Work

March 23rd, 2022

56:21

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Creative Zero-To-Hero Series
1. Skill
2. Story
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357 - 3 Psychological Principles That Will Make Your Art More Effective

March 16th, 2022

49:34

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Creative Zero-To-Hero Series
1. Skill
2. Story
3. Style

356 - ​​The One Thing Scientists are Sure Will Give You Better Creative Results

March 9th, 2022

56:48

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Creative Zero-To-Hero Series
1. Skill
2. Story
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354 - Still Can’t Find Your Style? Do These 3 Simple Yet Powerful Steps

February 23rd, 2022

45:04

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If You've Never Listened Before, Start Here - Trailer

February 9th, 2022

4:13

First time listening? This trailer will tell you which episode to start with, explain what the show is all about and ultimately give you a little …

352 - 9 Prompts to Help You Make Your Most Powerful Work to Date

February 9th, 2022

51:57

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351 - Afraid You'll Never Catch Up? Give Up Trying and Do This Instead

February 2nd, 2022

52:44

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350 - What to Focus on & What to Let Go with Cheyenne Barton

January 26th, 2022

44:53

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Cheyenne Barton’s Instagram

349 - Creative Pep Talk's 10 Rules of A Thriving Creative Practice

January 19th, 2022

1:07:55

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Bob Dylan - Magical Youth Clip

348 - 3 Exercises for Finding Your Way Back to the Heart of Your Creative Path

January 12th, 2022

43:25

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Hidden Brain Check Yourself

345 - How to Find The Next Inspired Chapter in Your Creative Journey

December 15th, 2021

42:56

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A moment is 3 seconds article

339 - 4 New Strategies That Reignited a Fresh Spark in My Creative Practice

October 27th, 2021

51:04

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338 - How to Make Deeply Powerful Creative Work

October 20th, 2021

58:22

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337 - How to Hear Your Creative Voice and Trust It with Rebecca Green

October 13th, 2021

56:59

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336 - Find Your Creative Zone Today: Which of These 7 Types of Ideas Come to You Naturally?

October 6th, 2021

45:50

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335 - Feeling Out-of-Step with Your Creative Journey? Do These 3 Things Now

September 29th, 2021

48:32

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334 - Find the Work That Makes You Come Alive. Which of The 10 Types Are You? with Jonathan Fields

September 22nd, 2021

1:05:44

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316 - How to Tap Into Your Highest Creative Self with Morgan Harper Nichols

April 28th, 2021

1:04:41

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315 - 6 Secret Ingredients for a Breakthrough Creative Project

April 21st, 2021

1:04:20

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314 - How to Drown Out the Noise and Find Your Creative Pulse Again

April 14th, 2021

36:39

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313 - How to Make Creative Rules When You Don't Know What You Want with Austin Kleon

April 7th, 2021

53:16

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312 - Do You Know Who You Are? Find Your Creative Identity Now

March 31st, 2021

55:39

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310 - This 4 Step Process for Finding Your Focus Unlocks Super Potent Motivation

March 10th, 2021

49:27

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National Geographic - Random Number Generator / Consciousness

309 - 10 of My Favorite Creative Podcasts & The 10 Super Insights They Taught Me PART 2

March 4th, 2021

49:54

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Co-Loop Podcast Network -

302 - The 5 Creative Languages - How to Find Yours and Supercharge Your Art

January 13th, 2021

55:36

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301 - Feeling Apathetic? How to Get Super Motivated for 2021 in 3 Steps

January 6th, 2021

49:41

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300 - The 6 Six Essential Pillars of a Thriving Creative Practice

December 16th, 2020

1:24:59

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299 - 4 Ways to Silence the Inner Critic and Unlock Your Best Work with Danielle Krysa AKA The Jealous Curator

December 9th, 2020

1:02:11

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Danielle Krysa

297 - Why Creatives are Struggling and Where to Refocus Your Energy with William Deresiewicz

November 18th, 2020

45:29

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William Deresiewicz
https://billderesiewicz.com/

Death of The Artist - BUY THE BOOK:

294 - Scared That You're Not Good Enough At Any One Thing? Listen To This!

October 28th, 2020

54:57

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Julia Cameron - The Artist’s Way
https://juliacameronlive.com/

292 - 3 Steps on How to Discover Your Creative Work’s Hidden Theme

October 14th, 2020

41:23

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290 - Why Making a Complicated Mess will Unlock Your Simple Brilliance with Peter Hastings

September 23rd, 2020

1:07:00

Peter Hastings
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289 - The 5 Dynamic Steps to Finding Your Creative Sensibility

September 16th, 2020

1:15:28

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Take Our New Skillshare Class - Find Your Style: 5 Exercises for Unlocking Your Creative Identity
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287 - 3 Ways How to Kickstart Audience Growth When It's Plateaued

August 26th, 2020

41:57

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Michelle Poler Newsletter
https://www.michellepoler.com/newsletter

Talk …

286 - 3 Lessons From A Career Changing 100 Day Project with Lolly Lolly Ceramics (AKA Lalese Stamps)

August 19th, 2020

58:14

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LALESE STAMPS - LOLLY LOLLY CERAMICS
https://lolly-lolly.com/

285 - 6 Things You Can Do To Unlock Your Creative Super Self

August 12th, 2020

50:20

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Molly Fletcher - Energy Clock
https://mollyfletcher.com/the-energy-clock/

283 - The Journey of Finding Yourself as an Artist with Jamie Drake

July 15th, 2020

2:12:15

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Jamie Drake
https://www.jamiedrakemusic.com/
https://www.instagram.com/jamiethedrake

Listen to Jamie’s Album “Everything’s Fine” on Spotify

281 - Make Merch, Create an Accessible Brand and 3 Powerful Design Guidelines with Aaron Draplin

June 24th, 2020

1:28:56

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Aaron Draplin
instagram.com/draplin

Aaron James Draplin: Things That Don't Have a Thing to Do with Graphic Design| Awwwards SF TALK

280 - Which of The 6 Creative Types Are You?

June 17th, 2020

1:17:48

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Get Your Creative Archetype Instagram Story Template”
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279 - 5 Unexpected Ways How to Find Your Creative Gift

June 10th, 2020

53:59

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Derek Sivers - Anything You Want 
https://bookshop.org/books/anything-you-want-40-lessons-for-a-new-kind-of-entrepreneur/9781591848264

278 - Adé Hogue - Thoughts & Reflections on The Times

June 3rd, 2020

47:23

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Adé Hogue
http://www.adehogue.com/
https://www.instagram.com/adehogue/

Adé’s Creative Mornings Talk
https://creativemornings.com/talks/ade-hogue

277 - How to Breakout by Stepping Out with Noah Camp

May 20th, 2020

1:11:22

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Noah Camp 
https://www.noahcampdesign.com/
https://www.instagram.com/noahcampdesign/

Co-Loop Artist Management
https://co-loop.co

276 - Type Yourself: Which Self Sabotage Artist Are You?

May 13th, 2020

59:02

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Expert Syndrome - Dunning-Kruger Effect -

274 - Your Creative Center: How to Find It & Create From It with Johnny Pemberton

April 29th, 2020

1:18:45

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Johnny Pemberton
https://www.johnnypemberton.dog/

Johnny’s Podcast ‘Live to Tape’

272 - Fresh Motivation and Grace, Quick Money Making Ideas and A Deep Well of Hope

April 15th, 2020

1:05:45

I keep hearing the same four questions right now:

What “should” I be doing right now in the lockdown?
How can I make money with my creative work in …

271 - How to Make a Campaign for YOU, Find Your Voice, Instagram Tips & More with Lauren Hom

April 8th, 2020

1:15:43

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Lauren Hom - https://www.homsweethom.com/

Lauren’s Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/homsweethom

Lauren Hom’s Mural Workshop -

270 - 7 Effective Social Media Strategies That Will Surprise You

April 1st, 2020

1:03:33

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Claire Diaz Ortiz - Social Media Success
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400214963/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

Chris Piascik - Illustrator

269 - The Powerful Thing You Can Do When All Feels Lost

March 25th, 2020

1:00:19

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Rejection Exposure Therapy - TED TALK
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266 - Make The Space with Abbi Jacobson

March 3rd, 2020

1:28:26

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Abbi’s Book “I Might Regret This”

265 -Feeling Crushed? This is Proof That Nothing Can Stop Your Creativity!

February 25th, 2020

50:07
Travel South Dakotahttps://www.travelsouthdakota.com/LES COTTONhttps://lescottondesign.com/LOOKS MARKETPLACEhttps://www.looksmarket.com/WES EISENHAUER

263 - Are You Missing These Crucial Clues to Your Next Breakthrough?

February 4th, 2020

1:31:15

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Creative Side Quest Instagram Comic
Instagram.com/andyjpizza

Chris Graham - Six Figure Home Studio
https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/podcast/

262 - Feeling Hopeless and Lost in Your Work? Maybe It's Time For This

January 28th, 2020

37:51

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Freshbooks - Breaking the Time Barrier
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261 - Artists with Super Fandoms Have This Surprising Thing in Common

January 21st, 2020

39:01

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COACHING WITH ANDY J. PIZZA
Currently accepting applications for 2020 coaching sessions!
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258 - Exploit This Natural Law That Will Make 2020 YOUR Year

December 31st, 2019

35:48

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2020 Creative Pep Talk Calendar

257 - How to Know What to Make Today to Attract The Right People

December 17th, 2019

49:14

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Skillshare Class
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256 - How to Use Stillness to Unlock Your Best Work with Ryan Holiday

December 10th, 2019

1:01:15

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Ryan Holiday
https://ryanholiday.net/

Ryan Holiday - Stillness is The Key

255 - Creative Lift: How to Find Your Ultimate Gift and Takeoff!

December 3rd, 2019

49:39

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Stephen Pressfield - Artist’s Journey

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253 - What a Big Idea Looks Like with Joey Ellis

November 20th, 2019

1:06:41

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Joey Ellis
http://www.joeyellis.com/

Wolfie Monster and The Big Bad Pizza Battle

252 - Which of the 3 Stages of The Creative Path are You in Right Now?

November 12th, 2019

53:00

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Skillshare Creative Side Quest Class - Your Big Break is One Strategic Side Project Away

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251 - 6 Tips That Helped Me Gain 20,000 New Instagram Followers in a Year

November 5th, 2019

53:42

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Personal MBA Core Drives
https://personalmba.com/core-human-drives/

BuzzFeed Cultural Cartography

250 - How to Find Your Style

October 29th, 2019

45:40

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Jim Henson's Time Piece
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDwCwMIRJlI

Andy J. Pizza + Andrew Neyer Color …

247 - The Top 6 Most Important Things My Creative Heroes Taught Me

October 8th, 2019

56:24

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Max Tempkin - Creative Mornings Talk
https://creativemornings.com/talks/max-temkin

Aaron Draplin - Creative Mornings Talk

246 - Embracing Your Essence with 'The Dark Crystal' Executive Producer Halle Stanford

October 1st, 2019

58:43

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Halle Stanford
https://www.henson.com/executive-team.php#halle-stanford

The Dark Crystal - Age of Resistance
http://www.darkcrystal.com/

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243 - How to Find Your Medium, Quit Second Guessing, Get Out of Your Head and MORE!

September 10th, 2019

1:15:49

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David Allen on Tim Ferriss Podcast

242 - What to Do When the Flow Stops with Loveis Wise

September 4th, 2019

50:39

Loveis Wise is an L.A. based illustrator who has worked with clients like The New Yorker, Google, Instagram, The New York Times and many many more!

241 - Crucial & Inspiring Insights That You Need to Hear Today (HitRECord X 5 Year Anniversary Special!)

August 27th, 2019

50:58

CAN YOU BELIEVE We are just about to hit 5 years of this podcast?? I can see no better way to celebrate this show than to put what it's really all about at the front and center of this episode. And what is it all about? …

240 - 3 Ways to Get Back On The Right Path When You Feel Lost

August 20th, 2019

47:26

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Conde Bartlett
https://www.instagram.com/condebartlett/?hl=en

Skillshare Classes Mentioned:
Illustration - Tom Froes
https://www.skillshare.com/user/tomfroese

Lettering - …

239 - The 10 Business Books That Saved Me & Their 10 Secrets

July 23rd, 2019

1:06:54

Buy The Books AND Support Creative Pep Talk AT THE SAME TIME:
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238 - The Powerful 3 Step Mid-Year Tune Up That Will Make THIS Year YOUR Year

July 9th, 2019

1:01:31

If you're feeling tired, burnout or defeated this episode is for you!

If you've lost hope that you can change things in your creative career THIS YEAR this episode is your remedy!

THIS EPISODE ALSO FEATURES A SNIPPET OF …

237 - 8 Ways How to Use The Most Potent Marketing Strategy In The World

July 2nd, 2019

38:33

Influencer marketing is currently the most effective form of marketing in the business world, but what about the creative world?

It's not obvious how …

236 - Joseph Gordon-Levitt and The Magic of Just Hitting Record

June 25th, 2019

1:05:47

HOLY GOODNESS WE HAVE JGL ON THE SHOW TODAY!!! AAAAHH!!!

I have been a Joseph Gordon-Levitt super fan for well over a decade.

I first started …

235 - The Creative Voice Secret, Find Your Value, Instagram Success Despite the Algorithm & MORE!

June 18th, 2019

56:08

Today is an Ask Dr. Pizza episode! These episodes have become most downloaded fan favorites. Why? Because no matter what kind of a creative business you have, there's sure to be a few nuggets in this episode that gets …

234 - 9 Marketing Tactics to Gain The True Fans You Need to Thrive Now

June 11th, 2019

1:06:17

If you make super great creative work, the word will spread. The problem is this: will it spread as fast as you need it to to keep the lights on? …

233 - From Doing Stand Up in a Living Room to a Role on an NBC TV Show - Comedian Johnny Pemberton

June 4th, 2019

1:23:56

FRIEEEEENDS!!!!!! This is one of my favorite conversations we’ve ever had on the podcast!!!!

Today on the show we have hilarious comedian Johnny Pemberton! You may know Johnny as Bo from the NBC comedy Superstore or the …

232 - Starbucks Doesn't Sell Coffee: This Is The Secret to Unbelievable Growth

May 21st, 2019

1:11:38

Most artists have a feast or famine, tumultuous rollercoaster sort of creative career path. It's nearly impossible to thrive in these sorts of …

231 - The Power of Finding Your People with Jessica Hische

May 14th, 2019

1:29:31

Jessica Hische RETURNS!!!

There are few people who had a bigger impact on my creative career than Jessica Hische and I am SO THRILLED to have her back on the show. Jessica's approach to her side projects and creative …

230 - The Number 1 Most Essential Tactic I Used to Build My Creative Career

May 7th, 2019

55:59

Don't you just love that moment the trailer drops for a sequel you've been dying to see?

That huge secret drop moment is so sexy we all fantasize about replicating this moment in our own creative work.

But the problem …

229 - The 6 Step Process to Unlock Powerful Creative Business Momentum

April 30th, 2019

1:03:25

What makes a good musician, writer or illustrator?

We’re told that it’s practice. Put in the time and you’ll become a master. But how many …

228 - James Victore Gives Me A Pep Talk

April 23rd, 2019

1:06:57

It's time for Creative Pep Talk's cowboy uncle James Victore to come give you and me a pep talk!

If you're looking for some fresh determination, …

227 - You'll Never Make Your Best Work While Believing This Lie

April 17th, 2019

24:37

The mindset you approach your creative work with determines so much of the outcome, so it's super important that you have a healthy approach to your …

226 - Beating Over Analysis, Leap into Full Time, Harsh Critics, Self Care and MORE

April 9th, 2019

49:42

It is one of our fan favorite Ask Dr. Pizza Episodes!!

In this episode my studio mate Chris Graham asks me questions you sent in to the show.

We …

225 - Resonance Breadcrumbs, Finding Your People & Courage to Let Go w/ Morgan Harper Nichols

April 2nd, 2019

1:17:23

225 - Resonance Breadcrumbs, Finding Your People & Courage to Let Go w/ Morgan Harper Nichols

Today we have a SUPER SPECIAL GUEST! Morgan Harper …

224 - How to Get Into Your Flow State (PT 3 of Call the Midwife Series)

March 26th, 2019

1:15:50

Business planning is the easy part, now here comes the hard part: actually making the work! But it's supposed to be the fun part. How did we forget this?

When you try to make creativity your work it can kind of feel …

223 - The Strategy I Used to Crush My 2018 Goal in 12 Weeks (Call the Midwife Series Pt 2)

March 19th, 2019

49:14

For years my goal setting strategy was less like a business tactic and more like a time capsule. I'd write my goals on my phone and then forget about …

222 - How to GET SUPER PUMPED by Unearthing Your True Desire (Call the Midwife Series Pt 1)

March 12th, 2019

1:16:54

Does your story feel stuck?

If you're feeling stuck it may be because you quit letting yourself dream. It may be because you're not really sure what your dream even is.

Stories only start because the main character …

221 - How Personal Life Experience Leads to Deeply Authentic Work w/ Suzy Ultman PART 2

March 5th, 2019

1:09:58

PART 2 of my conversation with my friend Suzy Ultman!

THIS IS THE PART WHERE we go DEEP into Suzy's life story as she graciously shares her experiences with having a sibling with terminal cancer, moving through a …

220 - 6 Tactics to Routinely Unlock Your Best Creative Self w/ Suzy Ultman PART 1

February 26th, 2019

1:14:30

This two part conversation with my friend Suzy Ultman is sure to go down as one of our all time favorites in the Creative Pep Talk Podcast Hall of Fame!

It's no secret that I've been stressed out as of late, and that's …

219 - The 3 Journeys to Creative Transcendence & How to Know Which You're Stuck On

February 19th, 2019

58:15

Do you feel like you haven't quite hit that level that you've been searching for in your creative career?

Maybe you know you haven't quite made it where you want to go, but you're not really sure where you're stuck?

In …

218 - Want More Followers? Ask Yourself This

February 13th, 2019

1:05:11

The episode is CREATIVE REAL TALK. No music. No frills. One take.

In this episode I share my current struggles, the lessons I'm learning right now in real time, and why I've been doing some unprecedented (for me) levels …

217 - Finding Your Style, Tricks for Getting Stuff Done, Imposter Syndrome & MORE

February 5th, 2019

1:19:12

This episode covers a grab bag of topics with lots of tactics, fresh ideas and new perspectives designed to get you jazzed about making stuff today!

I hope most of these topics will hit you in the sweet spot, but I bet …

216 - The Thing That's Always Held You Back & The Scientific Way to Defeat It

January 29th, 2019

45:30

The New Year is an exciting time but often the excitement is short lived. We have such high hopes for all the changes we're going to make, but most often our hopes are crushed by someone who's very hard to defeat: …

215 - Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller

January 22nd, 2019

1:15:19

This episode is just what you need if you want to make a living doing creative work you love, without having to win the creative career lottery of randomly going viral or being famous!

Our guest for the show today is …

214 - How to Send E-Mails that Change Your Life & MORE (BEST YEAR YET 2019 Pt 2 of 2)

January 15th, 2019

1:02:40

The most important part of business is sales and the number 1 rule in sales is this: BELIEVE IN YOUR PRODUCT! You see, if you TRULY believe in your …

213 - 12 FRESH TACTICS to Get Your Work Seen That Will Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet! (Pt 1 of 2)

January 8th, 2019

39:08

It's the start of a new year and I don't know about you, but I feel the drive to take as much action as I can at the start of this season, to enable as much creative career growth as I possibly can.

I built this episode …

212 - How to Have Your True BIG BREAK!

December 18th, 2018

51:01

They have been lying to you since you were born. You've been told "that's just the way it is" about taxes, school, work, and pretty much everything. …

211 - Get Your Work Seen w/ Marketing Legend Seth Godin

December 11th, 2018

46:04

THIS MAY BE THE MOST EXCITING EPISODE I'VE EVER SHARED WITH YOU!!!

If you've listened to 25 seconds of this podcast you've probably heard me mention his name: Seth Godin.

Who is he? He is a world changer going around …

210 - You've Been Lied To And It's Holding You Back

December 5th, 2018

1:03:00

In the movie Mean Girls, Regina George believes that these carb bars will make her lose weight, when in fact they are intended to make you GAIN WEIGHT!
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Why does she believe this? Because Lindsay Lohan lies to her.
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209 -Self Doubt, ADHD and Breakthrough with Saiman Chow

November 27th, 2018

45:37

Today's episode is an interview with the brilliant mind that is Saiman Chow. I saw him give a talk at the ICON Illustration conference and my mind was seriously blown. I had to track him down and beg him to let me …

208 - Find Your Focus, Motivation Secrets & Time Management

November 20th, 2018

1:01:25

This episode covers a grab bag of topics with lots of tactics, fresh ideas and new perspectives designed to get you jazzed about making stuff today!

I hope most of these topics will hit you in the sweet spot, but I bet …

207 - Defeat Burnout & Get Stoked Out of Your Mind About Making Stuff Again!

November 13th, 2018

57:42

Guys I'm a little bit burnout. This year has been incredible career wise, but also completely and utterly exhausting.

I'm not a stranger to burnout, but this latest experience has taught me something brand new about …

206 - 5 Steps to Finding Your Style with Darren Booth

November 6th, 2018

57:17

When I think of artistic style, I think of Canadian illustrator Darren Booth. In my opinion, not many folks practicing today have as clear of an …

205 - 11 Tips That Will Help You Go Further Faster

October 30th, 2018

1:05:43

Sometimes I wish I could travel back in time and visit myself at the start of my creative career path and give myself some encouragement, insight and …

204 - Grow Your Instagram Following (& Other Important Things We Don't Want to Talk About)

October 23rd, 2018

1:16:18

There have never been more opportunities to build a thriving creative career, but if you sit back and play it cool, you will miss them.

I'm the first …

203 - Is It Time To Leap? w/ Andrea Pippins

October 16th, 2018

47:59

Andrea Pippins is incredible American illustrator living and working from Stockholm, Sweden.

In today's episode, Andrea tells her story and we chat …

202 - For When You Feel Like Giving Up

October 9th, 2018

1:04:55

202 - For When You Feel Like Giving Up

Do you ever feel like you've lost your way?

When you hit obstacles, setbacks and dead ends, do you sometimes feel as if you've fallen off your path?

For me, the creative career …

201 - How to Find Your Gift

October 2nd, 2018

1:03:12

Finding your creative gift is the most important (and difficult) pursuit in your creative career, and in this episode, I will share all the clues …

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