The Perspective Podcast | Grow Your Creative Brand

The Perspective Podcast | Grow Your Creative Brand
Carve Out Time to Build Something for Yourself
069: Seeing Progression Through Failure with James of the Ligature Collective
Mar 14 • 44 min
James Lewis is a hand letterer, logo and type designer, social media influencer, workshop leader, public speaker and all at the age of 22 out of Cardiff, Wales. He’s amassed a large social audience while managing the popular Ligature Collective Instagram…
068: 5 Ways to Make Time for Your Creative Side Hustle & Get Results
Mar 7 • 20 min
‚Äč If you struggle with making time for your side hustle, then this episode is for you. The following are the five biggest tips that got me the biggest results in pursuing my side hustle: 1. Take one bite at a time 2. Plan your attack 3. Eat the worm 4.…
067: Audience Building & Creating Work That Stands Out with Ian Barnard
Feb 28 • 64 min
Ian is a letterer, calligrapher, workshop leader and content creator out of the UK. He’s a wizard at audience building and creating viral videos amassing him an audience of over 200K. He’s 100% open about his process through his Youtube and Instagram…
066: Changing One Life at a Time with Lenny Terenzi of Hey Monkey Design
Feb 21 • 55 min
Lenny is an expert at branding, illustration, screen printing, teaching workshops, speaking, organizing events and whatever else you can think of, he probably does it. He’s a pretty squirrely and lovable character who operates under the name Hey Monkey…
065: Don’t Wait Till You’re Ready, Learn By Doing With Roxy & Phoebe
Feb 14 • 55 min
Hold onto your biscuits as today I have the most bad ass female lettering duo in the game, Roxy Prima and Phoebe Cornog. You know them as Pandr Design Co. where they crush branding, murals, speaking and teaching. They are also the hosts of the popular…
064: To My Friend Gosha | Don’t Lose Sight of Why You Started
Feb 3 • 19 min
I feel sometimes we get to a point where we suffocate our dreams because we expect so much from ourselves. It causes us to not only lose sight of what we love doing in the first place but maybe miss the signs the universe is trying to guide us towards.…
063: Showing Your True Self in Your Work With Adam Vicarel
Jan 31 • 50 min
Adam and I go back to the early days of Instagram lettering where both of our work was dog shit. We become good friends over the years and I’ve watched him blossom to a point where he’s full-time freelance landing clients like Lennox Air and Sharpie to…
062: Consistency Trumps Perfection With The Terrific Trio of Master of One Podcast
Jan 24 • 64 min
In a world clouded in a mist of negativity, sometimes you find a bright pocket of positivity. That bright pocket (really I’m thinking hot pocket) of positivity is no other than terrific trio of the Master of One Podcast. Today we discuss: - How they…
061: Saying Yes & Figuring It out on the Fly with BenRealVsworld of Black with No Cream
Jan 17 • 62 min
My buddy Ben Hagarty, aka BenRealVsWorld knows a thing or two about creating content. He’s in LA as a content creator for the likes of Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, EA Sports and Madden Football. In this episode we talk about: -…
060: Push Boundaries, Explore & Break the Rules With Mark Caneso
Jan 10 • 58 min
Mark operates under the name PPRWRK Studio and runs PSTypeLab which is a Type Foundry and home for his products. His Instagram will make your brain hurt in the all right ways with his ambigrams, encrypted messages and wild experiments. In today’s episode,…
059: Rise Up to the Challenge & Stake Your Claim in 2018
Jan 3 • 14 min
Rise up to whatever challenges come your way this year. Be prepared for your opportunities or build your own doors. Stake your claim and take it.
058: Appreciate the Shit & Sunshine - 12 Lessons Learned in 2017
Dec 27, 2017 • 21 min
The hard times in life help us stay humbled, challenged and appreciate the good times. Here are 12 lessons learned in 2017 through the shit & sunshine.
057: Weaving Together Multiple Passions With Dominique Falla of Typism
Dec 20, 2017 • 56 min
This week I want to present to you Dominique Falla of the Typism Global Lettering Community. Its blossomed into a massive Instagram account, a conference, a book and an online summit which you’ll hear more about in the show. She’s also a Passion Weaver,…
056: Building A Door For Opportunity to Knock With Tony Diaz of Industry Print Shop
Dec 13, 2017 • 72 min
Today’s guest is Tony Diaz. head honcho of the artist-run, award-winning screen print shop specializing in apparel and flatstock, Industry Print Shop in Austin, TX. They work with some of the biggest names in the industry like Goodtype, Morning Breathe,…
055: Consistently Moving Forward With Dustin Lee of Retro Supply Co.
Dec 6, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode, we chat with Dustin Lee of Retro Supply Co. about: - Making and creating things you wish you saw in the world. - Decision making and finding ways to stand out. - Taking action when your back is against the wall. - How digital products…
054: 3 Reasons to Appreciate the Slow & Steady Grind of Your Creative Career
Nov 27, 2017 • 14 min
Don’t you wish there was a magic pill you could take to get whatever you wanted in life? I know, me too. However, here are 3 reasons to appreciate the slow and steady grind of your creative career.
053: Give Thanks as Gratitude Is a Magnet for Attracting Opportunities
Nov 21, 2017 • 14 min
When you have gratitude in the mix, you attract countless opportunities in life. Give thanks for what you have to open the doors to new possibilities. This episode gives you several steps and book recommendations of how showing and focusing on gratitude…
052: Mind the Gaps, Be Intentional & Break Borders - Pop-Up Crop Overview
Nov 15, 2017 • 15 min
After attending Pop-Up Crop in Austin, TX, I felt inspired and fired up to finish up the year strong. I’m sharing my top 3 takeaways from designers like Jason Craig, Tony Diaz and Lauren Dickens. You’ll be sure to have a creative pep in your step to…
051: Focus on the Next Play | When Creativity & Sports Collide
Nov 8, 2017 • 14 min
Sports and creativity have more in common than you think. Focusing on the next play means bouncing back and responding when something doesn’t go as planned.
050: Brad Weaver & Tara Victoria of The Banner Years & The Shore
Oct 25, 2017 • 58 min
Brad Weaver and Tara Victoria of The Banner Years recently created a side project that’s focused on mental health within the creative community. This project is called The Shore and is dedicated to providing resources to those wanting to deal or learn…
049: Find Your People - 7 Takeaways From Attending Creative Works
Oct 11, 2017 • 21 min
It can be hard to find your people when you’re isolated in your little bubble. Conferences like Creative Works are key to getting out of your comfort zone building the right relationships to have a thriving creative career.
048: Split Focus: Superman Syndrome & Being Blinded By the “Hustle”
Sep 27, 2017 • 19 min
Focusing on one thing each day is important, but what happens when split focus takes over? Here are the warning signs to avoid the Superman Syndrome trap.
047: Developing Your Own Style & Living in It with the Forefathers Group
Sep 13, 2017 • 82 min
Today’s guest is the Forefathers Group and we go deep on a wide range of topics such as: - Using a day job as a springboard to get to where you want - The pros and challenges that come with working remote - Where they source their inspiration and their…
046: Find Comfort in Discomfort & Prepare for Your Opportunities
Aug 30, 2017 • 13 min
Getting out of your comfort zone is necessary to grow on your creative path. Here is the value of finding comfort in discomfort and preparing for you opportunities that will follow.
045: Reclaiming Your Identity & Finding Your Path with Alicja Colon
Aug 16, 2017 • 53 min
“Your identity is not in what you do, therefore fail often, fail freely, learn and experiment. And take your successes in each of those failures because there is one.” This is the kind of encouragement Alicja Colon (yes, like the fragrance) brings to the…
044: Why Not You? You’re More Capable Than You Think
Aug 2, 2017 • 12 min
We all have that inner critic that convinces us that what we want is impossible. I want to object and ask “Why not you?” You’re more capable than you think.
043: Passion is What You’re Willing to Suffer for With Jason Craig
Jul 19, 2017 • 57 min
Defining Passion & Ditching the Limiters on Your Creativity
042: Finding Time to Build For Yourself Outside of Your Day Job
Jul 5, 2017 • 16 min
Finding Time to Build For Yourself
041: Don’t Overthink It and Start Doing the Work with Lincoln Design Co.
Jun 21, 2017 • 58 min
Lincoln Design Co.
040: Give Yourself a Break & Ditch Unnecessary Stress
Jun 14, 2017 • 17 min
A Memo From Scotty: 3 Years of Weekly Content Can Lead to Fatigue
039: 3 Ways to Kill the Pressure & Stop Projecting Defeat
May 31, 2017 • 14 min
A Defeated Mindset Makes It Hard to Start Or Stick With It
038: Creative Decision-Making: If It’s Not a Hell Yes, It’s a Hell No
May 24, 2017 • 15 min
The Power of No & the Value of Your Time
037: Give it Time to Grow Ft. Matt Dawson of Stay Gray Ponyboy
May 17, 2017 • 43 min
Give it Time to Grow & Tilt the Scales in Your Favor
036: Celebrate Small Wins & Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
May 10, 2017 • 11 min
See Your Small Wins As Milestones & Give Yourself Some Credit
035: Stay In Your Own Lane & Create For You
May 3, 2017 • 8 min
The Fastest Path Isn’t Always the Best Path
034: You’re Human & It’s Okay to Not Feel Okay
Apr 26, 2017 • 12 min
PP 034: You’re Human & It’s Okay to Not Feel Okay
033: Not Giving Up When it Makes You Happy ft. Brooke Robinson of Goodtype
Apr 19, 2017 • 33 min
How a Side Project Transformed into a Global Platform for Creatives
032: You’re Doing the Best You Can - You Got This
Apr 5, 2017 • 13 min
The Powerful Combination of Imagination & Resourcefulness
031: How to Experience Creative South Like a Champ in 2017
Mar 29, 2017 • 20 min
The Do’s & Don’ts of Attending Creative South (From My Perspective)
030: Consistency, Craftsmanship, Community Bob Ewing
Mar 22, 2017 • 32 min
Start With a Commitment to Consistency
029: Battle Creative Block: Collect Your Ideas & Build a Gold Reserve
Mar 15, 2017 • 13 min
Battle Creative Block and Spend More Creating
028: You Have the Power to Make Your Name Mean Something
Mar 8, 2017 • 15 min
You Can Make Whatever Name You Choose Mean Something Over Time
027: 7 Situations When Free Work May Be in Your Best Interest
Feb 26, 2017 • 18 min
Free Work Can Lead to Bigger Breaks or Help Someone in Need
026: 3 Ways to Stay Inspired to Create Your Personal Work
Feb 15, 2017 • 26 min
Stay Inspired & Pursue Why You Got Into Art in the First Place
025: Dealing With Creative Funks & Feeling Invisible
Feb 8, 2017 • 18 min
You Are Not Alone & You Are Not Invisible
024: (Pt. 3 of 3) 3 Ingredients for Getting Exposure On Your Side Projects
Feb 1, 2017 • 16 min
Give it Some Time and Enjoy the Creative Process Along the Way
023: (Pt. 2 of 3) Side Projects Attract Work You Want to Get Paid to Create
Jan 25, 2017 • 13 min
Paying the Price to Get Paid
022: (Pt. 1 of 3) Your Side Project Has Greater Creative Potential Than You Think
Jan 18, 2017 • 12 min
Pursuing That One Idea Just May Change Your Life
021: Your 2017 Creative Encouragement | Find the Light Within the Darkness
Dec 28, 2016 • 12 min
It’s Hard to Appreciate the Good Without the Bad
020: Your Creative Life is One Big Experiment—Are You Getting Uncomfortable?
Dec 21, 2016 • 12 min
Experimentation Leads to Breakthroughs in Your Creative Life
PP019: Stop Reacting & Get More Done With This Underrated Productivity Tip
Dec 14, 2016 • 14 min
My Nightly Ritual to Stop Reacting and Eat More Frogs
018: You’re an Imposter and That’s Okay—Here’s Why
Dec 7, 2016 • 14 min
If You Feel Like an Imposter, You’re Going in the Right Direction
017: 11 Life Lessons Learned From Loving Pizza
Nov 25, 2016 • 20 min
Notify the Universe and Show the Work You Want to Get
016: Be Kind & Don’t Be a Dick
Nov 13, 2016 • 8 min
Accept People For Their Differences
015: The Pros and Cons of Being a Consistent and Committed Freak of Nature
Nov 9, 2016 • 16 min
Consistency and Commitment are Great When You’re Focused on the Right Thing
014: 3 Must Listen to Podcasts to Elevate Your Creative Brand
Nov 2, 2016 • 15 min
Invest in Yourself With These Free Audio Resources
013: Finding Motivation & Time Outside Your Day Job to Create
Oct 26, 2016 • 19 min
Your Dream is Possible When You Quit Making Excuses and Start Taking Action
012: (Pt. 3 of 3) Laying the Foundation for Your Personal Brand: How Your Why Attracts an Audience & Inspires Action
Oct 19, 2016 • 13 min
Why You Do What You Do Matters Most
011: (Pt. 2 of 3) Laying the Foundation for Your Personal Brand: Find Your Sweet Spot & Enjoy the Work You’re Best At
Oct 12, 2016 • 16 min
The Sweet Spot is the Intersection of Your Greatest Strength & Passion
010: (Pt. 1 of 3) Laying the Foundation for Your Personal Brand: Your Story Will Attract People to Your Cause
Oct 5, 2016 • 10 min
The Art of Storytelling Brings Clarity to the Mission
009: Flooded Thoughts: Remaining Creative Through Adversity
Sep 28, 2016 • 15 min
Remaining Creativity Through Adversity
008: 3 Benefits You’ll Experience Once You Retire From the People Pleasing Business
Sep 21, 2016 • 11 min
Be Yourself and the Right People Will Follow
007: 5 Steps to Avoid the Comparison Trap and Enjoy the Creative Process
Sep 14, 2016 • 15 min
This is Why You’re Good Enough to Beat the Comparison Trap
006: Clarity Comes From Dipping Your Toes in the Water
Sep 7, 2016 • 13 min
Thinking & Planning With No Action Keeps You on Dry Land
005: Location Doesn’t Matter: 2 Ways to Create Successfully Wherever You Live
Aug 31, 2016 • 11 min
The People Who Care & Want to Discover Your Work Live Online—No Excuses
EP 004: Hitting Home Runs: The Secret to Creating Your Best Work
Aug 24, 2016 • 10 min
Always Swing for the Fences and Create Lots of Work
003: What Are You Working Towards Each Day?
Aug 16, 2016 • 12 min
Find What You Want & Make a Plan to Get There
002: How to Create Opportunities & Attract Results
Aug 12, 2016 • 11 min
Opportunities Come to Those Who Put in the Work
001: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Share Your Creativity With the World
Aug 10, 2016 • 14 min
This episode is about overcoming the resistance you have when sharing your creativity with the world. I also give you the 3 benefits you’ll receive upon sharing that’ll boost your creative career.