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Business Coach Jeffrey Shaw chats with Michael Port, Chris Guillebeau, Sally Hogshead, Brian Clark, Jay Baer, Randy Gage, Todd Henry as well inspiration from artists Jeremy Cowart, David duChemin…
400: Ulli Appelbaum- How to Balance Creativity and Logic to Help Your Brand
May 23 • 44 min
Something that has always fascinated me is brand storytelling. Many large businesses are straight to the point and matter of fact about their products and services. It makes them feel cold and like a machine, just looking to get in and get out with my…
399: Talking Stick- The Root of Happiness
May 21 • 14 min
Usually when we look at happiness, we wonder why we are not happy or as happy as we’d like to be. Well, what about the opposite? What about wondering why you feel happy and there are plenty of reasons why you shouldn’t be happy? That got me curious as to…
398: George Zwierko- Improve Your Marketing with Video
May 16 • 41 min
You know that I am all about making an emotional connection with your audience. Some may feel that’s difficult in our tech heavy world, where it almost seems like we are losing that touch of humanity. In reality, it’s easier than ever - thanks to video.…
397: Talking Stick- The Journey To TEDx and How You Can Make Your TEDx Dream Come True
May 14 • 35 min
The video for my TEDx talk at TEDxLincolnSquare came out last week. Along with messages of congratulations, many people have asked about how they too, can get the opportunity to speak at a TEDx event. In this episode, I not only offer some practical tips…
396: Anthony Metivier: How Improving Your Memory Can Improve Your Business
May 9 • 42 min
As you know, I am a big advocate of building that personal relationship with your clients. It’s what will keep them coming back to you again and again. Think about it, how special do you feel when someone remembers your name? What about when they remember…
395: Talking Stick- Make Space For What You Really Want
May 7 • 11 min
It’s one thing to say “no” to what you don’t want to do anyway. It’s quite another thing to say “no” to things that you do want to do. Why would you? To make space for what you REALLY want to do. Now that’s commitment! Find out about the benefits of…
394: Melissa Smith- Gain Time and Increase Revenue with a Virtual Assistant
May 2 • 47 min
Most Creative Warriors struggle with trying to do everything and spend the least amount of time doing the thing they are best at - being creative. If you want to advance your business, there’s no reason you should be the bookkeeper, or the person making…
393: Talking Stick- Branding is a 9 Second Pitch
Apr 30 • 14 min
Do you know how it’s difficult to develop an elevator phrase or a 2-minute pitch? How hard it is to get your point across and say all that you want to say in a short period of time? Now imagine when it comes to getting the attention of a prospective…
392: Michael Barber - Email Marketing Done Right
Apr 25 • 43 min
Some people think email marketing is dead. They couldn’t be more wrong. If you want to really build success in your business, one of the most important things you can do is build a strong email campaign. In the end, it’s the only online marketing asset…
391: Michelle Weinstein- Self-Worth and Your Sales
Apr 18 • 38 min
Do you ever worry that you’re charging too much for your services? If you’re like most of my Creative Warriors, you do. So many times creatives lack self-worth. They discount themselves so much, that in the end even their clients don’t value them as much…
390: Talking Stick- Your #1 Growth Strategy
Apr 16 • 12 min
What’s the fastest way to grow your business and be profitable? Should I tell you or make you listen to the episode? Hmm…..alright, I’ll tell you. It’s to only work with your ideal customers. Does that sound obvious? Then why do so many businesses accept…
389: Joey Coleman- Never Lose A Customer Again
Apr 11 • 47 min
So many businesses today stress one thing: customer acquisition. As important as this may seem, studies have shown that 20-70% customers stop doing business with a company in the first 100 days. Then what? Ultimately, customer retention is what will make…
388: Talking Stick- How To Create Amazing Customer Retention
Apr 9 • 20 min
Customer retention is one of the most important metrics for any business to follow. In this episode, I share my thoughts and practices about how to create amazing customer retention to prepare you to learn the strategy to do so from the guest on our next…
387: Lauren Fritsch - How to Stop Choosing Between Joy and Money
Apr 4 • 40 min
As people we all want two things: Joy and Money. It’s been a stereotype that we have to choose between one or the other. How many times have you seen the cliche of a starving artist on the verge of eviction every month, or the business man who hates his…
386: Talking Stick- Ideal Customers Bring Out Your Best
Apr 2 • 11 min
Like my TEDx talk, Validation Paradox: Finding Your Best Through Others, in this episode I clarify how working with your ideal customers also brings out your best. By surrounding yourself with people who can see more in you than you can see in yourself,…
385: Pia Silva - Badass Branding for Small Businesses
Mar 28 • 44 min
Branding is something that confuses people. When they hear the world they think pretty colors and pictures, catchy slogans and jingles, or large marketing departments and resources a solopreneur couldn’t afford. When it comes down to it, branding really…
384: Talking Stick- From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be
Mar 26 • 13 min
After years of coaching clients through major pivots in their lives and having done more than a fair share of pivots in my own life, this episode will offer you some things to consider. There are several things that are inherent in making a change and…
383: Tricia Brouk & Jamie Broderick- Behind the Scenes of a TEDx Talk
Mar 21 • 40 min
Public speaking is people’s #1 greatest fear. But why are we so scared of it? Is it because we’re afraid to be judged by others or is it because we aren’t passionate about the ideas we’re speaking about? When you get in front of an audience and you’re…
382: Talking Stick- The Secret Language of Customer Experience
Mar 19 • 14 min
One of the more important topics in my book, LINGO, is about customer experience (Chapter 9). It’s very important we think about customer service different than we used to. Simply put, we should consider not giving the experience we want our customers to…
381: Josh Haynam- Quizzes as a Marketing Strategy
Mar 14 • 42 min
The word “quiz” can conjure up images of stressful days in school, or gimmicky Buzzfeed posts your friends have shared. In reality, quizzes are one of the most powerful marketing tools you can use today. People don’t want to be one of a million, or
380: Talking Stick- What It Really Means To Speak Someone’s LINGO
Mar 12 • 17 min
By traditional definition, lingo means to speak the jargon of a group or individual. It’s important as we continue to discuss lingo and the lessons taught in my book, LINGO, that you understand how I define it. I define lingo as understanding someone’s…
379: Brian Boxer Wachler- The Power of Perception and a Success Mindset
Mar 7 • 38 min
Perception is everything in business. You want people to be able to look at you and your brand, and feel a connection. When a customer feels they know you, what you stand for, and even who you are on a personal level, they will want to be loyal to you.…
378: Talking Stick- Building a Community, Not a Business
Mar 5 • 12 min
When you think about your business as building a community and not just a business, it ups the game about how you think about the people who are going to provide for your business and your life. You will treat them as you would treat your friends and…
377: Tara Gentile- Disrupting Your Life and Business
Feb 28 • 47 min
We always hear the story of someone quitting their 9 to 5 job in the corporate world to become an entrepreneur. What happens when an entrepreneur feels a need to shift? What about when they feel their mission is complete, and they want to move on to…
376: Thom Singer- The Paradox of Potential
Feb 21 • 41 min
There is an interesting thing that happens when it comes to labeling people with their “potential”. Some people think they are reaching their full potential, but if you’re like me you feel like you’re not there yet. When we say someone has a lot of…
375: Talking Stick- The Secret Language of Service
Feb 19 • 12 min
I wrote LINGO to teach the 5-Step Secret Language Strategy to attract your ideal customers. What I realized afterward are all the other ways knowing your ideal customer’s secret language can affect your business in a positive way. For example, in this…
374: Jarie Bolander - The Culture of Entrepreneurs
Feb 14 • 44 min
Being an entrepreneur can often feel like a life or death situation. You make feel awkward, uncomfortable and nervous. Believe it or not, these are all strengths. To stay on top you need to stay hungry. You need to feel worried your life will sink,…
373: Talking Stick- Law of Attraction vs Taking Action
Feb 12 • 13 min
This will probably be a pretty good debate between the law of attraction and taking action. While I look at both sides, in the end, you’ll come to understand that it’s a blend of both. But I do take a side. You’ll have to listen to know how I chose and…
372: Robb Holman- Leading Others From The Inside Out
Feb 7 • 38 min
Many times people try to lead Creative Warriors from the outside. They offer us material bonuses, or things that just aren’t satisfying. Creatives, though, chase purpose and fulfillment. That means we need to start at the heart, start with passions, and…
371: Lynn Robinson- Put Your Intuition to Work
Jan 31 • 31 min
There’s one thing so many of us do in business that hurts us more than helps. That is using our logic brain. Sometimes we need to shift our focus to our intuition and just trust our guts. Our intuition can guide us to the right path in so many ways that…
370: Talking Stick- Business with a Soul
Jan 29 • 12 min
I explain why the phrase “business with a soul” is in the intro of every Creative Warriors episode and why it’s time has come. It’s about more than having integrity in business. I think that’s a given with heart-centered and purpose-driven entrepreneurs.…
369: Todd Henry - Be the Leader That Creative People Need
Jan 24 • 51 min
One of the biggest steps we have to take as creatives is working for ourselves, and starting our own business. This can come with its own set of challenges, but it’s nothing to be afraid of. You may think of yourself as a solo worker, but the moment you…
368: Talking Stick- The New Niche
Jan 22 • 9 min
One of the concepts in my book LINGO that I am most excited to get out there and unleash Warriors from the restraints of out-dated business ideas is The New Niche. The old niche was restrictive—forcing creative people to limit themselves by choosing one…
367: Vincent Pugliese- Freelance Your Way to Freedom
Jan 17 • 37 min
There’s a big misconception about money. So often we hear that money is the root of all evil. At the end of the day though, we all need it to pay our bills. Money itself is just a thing, and it’s all about how you choose to use that thing. Money itself…
366: Talking Stick- The Planning Paradox
Jan 15 • 12 min
While you’re still in planning mode for 2018, I wanted to offer you something to think about—The Planning Paradox. The paradox is that if you plan too far ahead or too much, you might miss opportunities unfolding right in front of you. But if you don’t…
365: Steve McKee - Branding to Create Affection
Jan 10 • 38 min
Branding is something entrepreneurs often overlook and misunderstand. Many people think of branding as just being something that represents your company visually. It actually goes much deeper than that.
364: Talking Stick- The Story of Two Plants
Jan 8 • 12 min
What can you learn about managing your energy and your perspective on life from two plants? You might be surprised! This episode is a bit of a koan, a story about two plants on my terrace that will provoke thought. There’s no right or wrong. No conclusion
363: Nicholas Webb - Creating the Perfect Customer Experience
Jan 3 • 50 min
The world of business is changing so fast. Sometimes it feels overwhelming and hard to keep up with. To be honest, though, all we have to do is listen.
362: Talking Stick- Getting Ready for 2018
Jan 1 • 9 min
It’s that time of year when we bring one year to a close and prepare for the next. We excitedly set our goals and make our plans. All good! Except we often don’t cover all four of the areas that I think are essential to making your goals come true— visi
361: Donovan Janus - How to Win Your Day
Dec 27, 2017 • 43 min
Have you been ending your days going, “Wow what have I done today?” or “I didn’t get nearly everything I wanted to done. Chances are you’ve fallen into the multitasking trap, and spent a lot of your time and energy on content switching.
360: Talking Stick- Special Christmas Episode
Dec 25, 2017 • 16 min
What a special treat that today’s episode lands on Christmas Day! So, we had to create a unique gift just for you. We have two guests! First, we have the very rare opportunity to chat with the big man himself— Santa Claus! I mean, seriously, how often do
359: Garrett Gunderson- Overcoming a Scarcity Mindset
Dec 20, 2017 • 41 min
Have you ever found yourself saying, “I can’t afford that.” Well, chances are you’re living in a scarcity mindset and it’s holding you back. When you live in this mindset you stop yourself from progressing. You hold yourself back and try to pres
358: Talking Stick- Having a More Mindset
Dec 18, 2017 • 10 min
This episode will offer you a counter-balance to the next episode with Garrett Gunderson when we discuss overcoming a scarcity mindset. I’m suggesting that perhaps the way out of a scarcity mindset is by having a MORE mindset. Having a strong desire for m
357: Scott Sonenshein- Stretch What You Have and Achieve More
Dec 13, 2017 • 36 min
How many times do you feel like you don’t have what you need to be successful? Chances are you have everything you need to make your goals come true, you just have to learn to stretch. Many people spend all of their time looking for that perfect tool t
356: Talking Stick- What’s Your Theme for 2018?
Dec 11, 2017 • 12 min
It’s time for my annual conversation about your theme for next year. Listen in to hear how your theme is different than goals and how to allow your theme to present itself. While like most people, I’m sure you have plenty of goals and plans for next yea
355: Bryan Falchuk- Live A Better Life Everyday
Dec 6, 2017 • 38 min
Have you ever had goals set for a certain time? Like wanting to get fit in time for summer, or wanting to lose some extra weight for a wedding. Finally the day comes, then what? Are you done? Do you move on to the next goal and forget about it?
354: Talking Stick- Change judgment to productive evaluation
Dec 4, 2017 • 10 min
The end of year can be a tricky time of year. We can often get very judgmental about how the year went. Whether we met our goals, accomplished what we set out to. I’d like to offer a different perspective. To change the inner voice of judgment to a much
353: Sharon Spano- Freedom From Chasing Time and Money
Nov 29, 2017 • 44 min
Do you know where your concept of time and money stems from? Chances are what you were taught as a child, and believed to be a concrete idea, is hurting both your personal and business life. Luckily this can all be changed.
352: Talking Stick- The Relationship Between Time and Money
Nov 27, 2017 • 11 min
We say “time is money”, but we often don’t act like we really get the intrinsic link between time and money. Or at least, we don’t act like we do. Because if we did, if we really understood that how we feel about one affects the outcome of the other, then
351: Tommy Breedlove- Choose Goodness
Nov 22, 2017 • 42 min
Do you feel like you’ve been making all the right choices in life, but you’re still unhappy? Chances are you’re making compromises and not choosing for yourself. Sometimes we make choices because we are told it is the right route, or make choices fo
350: Talking Stick- Stay ahead with Preemptive Productivity
Nov 20, 2017 • 15 min
Being a Creative Warrior requires efficient use of your time so that you can put your attention towards the areas of your business where you can create maximum value. To do your best work. The best way to be productive and stay ahead is what I call Preemp
349: Phil Jones- Exactly What To Say
Nov 15, 2017 • 43 min
If you have two identical companies selling identical products with the same marketing strategies, chances are one of them will make it and they other won’t. Why is that? The power of words.
348: Talking Stick- Are you sure you’re ready?
Nov 13, 2017 • 10 min
At the end of my book LINGO, I offer 3 mindsets and 3 daily practices that will help you unblock yourself so that when you apply the strategies offered in the book, you don’t get in your own way. The first of these mindsets is asking yourself whether you
347: Akshay Nanavati- Why You Should Embrace Your Fears
Nov 8, 2017 • 36 min
Fear is one of our biggest obstacles. It’s often times the thing that holds us back, especially as creatives. It’s easy to take the safe road in life, but when we go down that path we never get to challenge ourselves.
346: Chris Spurvey- The Mindset of Selling
Nov 1, 2017 • 36 min
Sales is a fundamental aspect of all business. However, today when we think of sales the images that we conjure up aren’t usually too nice. We think of someone who is pushy or maybe even sleazy. The fundamentals of a good salesperson, and what it takes
345: Talking Stick- Ingredients of Greatness
Oct 30, 2017 • 39 min
Lessons in life come in various forms. Even through food! What you do when nobody’s watching says a lot about your character. That includes what you cook, and the way you cook it. If you really want to cook amazing dishes, you’ve got to be an optimistic
344: Michael Hudson- Mastering the Art of Communication
Oct 25, 2017 • 38 min
When you’re in business all speaking is public speaking. The reality is that whether you realize it or not, every time you have an encounter with someone or a group you are stepping to the front of the room. To be an impactful business person you must m
343: Talking Stick- Business Lessons Learned from the Yoga Mat
Oct 23, 2017 • 11 min
Years of studying yoga taught me some interesting business lessons. There’s even a lesson in that for you. Always look for every opportunity to learn something about your business from a different perspective. This invites innovation and a different way o
342: Moustafa Hamwi- What Are You Thirsty For?
Oct 18, 2017 • 36 min
In this world it is so important to do what you love. Finding your passion is what will lead you to a beautiful and fulfilling life. Following your passion means you’re waking up before your alarm goes off because you can’t wait to get started instead
341: Talking Stick- Who really is your Ideal Customer?
Oct 16, 2017 • 15 min
In this workshop-style episode, I’m going to ask you 4 questions that will help you align with your ideal customer. Not being aligned with your ideal customer is like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. You will exhaust yourself and not get anywhe
340: Isaac Mostovicz- Behavior of The Luxury Market
Oct 11, 2017 • 40 min
When people come to you to buy something they aren’t trying to fulfill a basic need. They may come to you with what sounds like something basic, but it’s your job to find and understand the deeper need they are seeking. For example, when I was in the
339: Talking Stick- A Mediocre Relationship is Not Good Enough
Oct 9, 2017 • 10 min
My primary interest in this episode was to talk about a pattern I’ve been seeing that I think is important to point out. One that may make or break businesses moving forward. But in looking at this pattern, I couldn’t help but notice the process of notici
338: Dan Gingiss- How To Create Exceptional Engaging Experiences on Social Media
Oct 4, 2017 • 45 min
Most companies shy away from social media, because they are afraid of complaints. They are worried an online presence will give opportunity for their brand to be tarnished by trolls and people who just want to complain about things. However, social media
337: Talking Stick- Learn to ASK
Oct 2, 2017 • 13 min
Why is it so hard to ask for what you need? Does it even occur to you to ask for help? And if it does, are you clear on what to ask for? Learning to ask and believing there is a world of support available for you are essential to your success. This episod
336: Eddie Yoon- Superconsumers: The Key to Superior Growth in Business
Sep 27, 2017 • 48 min
Every business needs consumers. They are what use our productive, and ultimately decide if they are coming back. What we really need to focus on are superconsumers. Superconsumers are the people who are always at opening weekend every time a new Disney, M
335: Talking Stick- What you really deserve to get paid
Sep 25, 2017 • 11 min
When determining your prices or what you should charge for your services, you probably think about your time, material cost, and overhead. In this episode, I discuss a few costs to you that you deserve to be compensated for that you may not think of. Hidd
334: Maryse Cardin- Transform Your Self-Talk
Sep 20, 2017 • 38 min
If someone you knew and loved messed up, would you call them an idiot? Would you tell them how stupid they are? Of course not. You’d tell them it was ok, and you’d support them to learn from their mistakes and move of. So why do we talk to ourselves t
333: Talking Stick- Business Lessons Learned from a Hurricane
Sep 18, 2017 • 20 min
While hunkered down at a friend’s house last weekend to wait out massive Hurricane Irma to make landfall on my home in Miami Beach and all of the state of Florida, I had a lot of time to think. What occurred to me was the similarities between the experien
332: Gretchen Rubin- Create Your Own Happiness
Sep 13, 2017 • 41 min
Happiness is a tricky subject. We all want it, and we never feel we have enough of it. So many people feel happiness is something that magically comes into their life from time to time. If you want to be happy, or happier, you have to work at it.
331: Beate Chelette- Growth Architecture: What It Is and How It Leads to Success
Sep 6, 2017 • 42 min
Too many times we put our minds in the wrong place when it comes to building and growing our business. We try to create the perfect product, then search out clients based on what we’ve made. Or we try to find someone just like us to lead and build our b
330: Talking Stick- Self-Worth and Your Money
Sep 4, 2017 • 15 min
It’s not a coincidence that the word “worth” has to do with how you feel about yourself and money. The best way I know of to overcome money issues is to increase your self-worth. To understand that you are worth more than the nonsense of being stuck in mo
329: Scott Allan- Learn to Create a Rejection Free Persona
Aug 30, 2017 • 36 min
As creatives we have this mentality that rejection is the worst thing that can happen. We spend all of this time on our passion, perfecting what we’re doing, and really trying to make everyone happy. One piece of criticism can easily ruin our day.
328: Talking Stick- Getting real about rejection
Aug 28, 2017 • 12 min
Rejection is a part of life as Creative Warrior. But it shouldn’t become a fear that holds you back from creating and risking. So let’s get real about rejection and break it down. Is it real? Do you have proof that you have a legitimate reason to fear rej
327: Daniel DiPiazza- Score The Life You Want
Aug 23, 2017 • 47 min
A lot of people look at Millennials as entitled. Others look at them as lazy. The truth is they are just shifting perspective and are incredibly resourceful. Millennials have found ways to solve new problems by taking the knowledge from previous generatio
326: Talking Stick- Integrity in Business
Aug 21, 2017 • 9 min
People toss around the idea of integrity in business but I wonder if most really understand what it is. Perhaps more importantly, what the true downside is of being out of integrity. Integrity to me is more than a moral compass. It’s the integration of yo
325: Joshua Spodek- Become The Person Other People Want To Follow
Aug 16, 2017 • 46 min
When you think of a good leader, what do you think of? A good leader is someone who really knows the people that are following them. The people who follow them also know all about the leader. There needs to be a strong level of empathy. People need that e
324: Talking Stick- You ARE your business
Aug 14, 2017 • 11 min
When you’re a Creative Warrior, there is virtually no separation between you and your business. In fact, what we explore in this episode is the power to get the results you want in your business by advancing your personal development. The anchor of this e
323: Sunni Brown- The Power of Doodling
Aug 9, 2017 • 36 min
Have you ever been in a meeting where you saw someone absentmindedly scribbling on a paper instead of listening to the presentation? Did you think they were being rude, not paying attention, and clearly not interested in what was going on? You couldn’t
322: Christopher Lochhead- Learn How to Be a Category King
Aug 2, 2017 • 45 min
As entrepreneurs we usually try to think of the next best product people will want. We come up with an idea, make it happen, and expect to see success. We know our products are better than anyone else’s on the market, and that’s all we need to be the
321: Talking Stick- To niche or not to niche?
Jul 31, 2017 • 11 min
One of the most common debates in business is whether to niche or not to niche. I suppose it works for some but I believe it is counterintuitive to the Creative Warrior’s natural way of being. Do one thing? For just one group of people? But we are capable
320: Jason Kotecki- Avoid Adultitis by Breaking the Rules
Jul 26, 2017 • 41 min
We always hear people say, “Act your age!” But what does that really mean? What is someone who is 41 supposed to act like that’s different than someone who is 40? We are told we have to grow up, but that can come with some dangerous consequences. Wh
319: Talking Stick- Play by your own rules
Jul 24, 2017 • 12 min
When in business, we can often start following the “rules” of our industry. Thinking the way it’s been done is the way it “should” be done. Of course, there also all these rules in life about proper behavior and the normal way to be in the world. Is norma
318: Denise Jacobs - How To Overcome Your Inner Critic
Jul 19, 2017 • 43 min
Everyone knows that nothing holds a creative back more than themselves. We all think that we’re not good enough. We get jealous of others, and give up before we even try. We believe our skills just aren’t good enough.
317: Talking Stick- Facing the Soul’s Gatekeepers
Jul 17, 2017 • 11 min
There’s this interesting phenomenon that I’ve experienced and have coached many clients through. It’s what I call the Soul’s Gatekeepers. It’s the challenges, doubts, and inner conflict that shows up when you least expect it. You’re proud of what you’ve a
316: Anna Akbari- Hack Your Way to Happiness
Jul 12, 2017 • 40 min
Do you ever feel down and worry you’re going to be stuck there? Don’t worry, that’s a common feeling and one you should let go of. Everyone’s life is full of peaks and valleys. Just know that you’ve felt happiness before, and that you’ll feel
315: Talking Stick- How To Get Out Of a Funk
Jul 10, 2017 • 17 min
As entrepreneurs and Creative Warriors, being in a funk every now and then is to be expected. It’s unavoidable. Putting ourselves out there as we do, we subject ourselves to many circumstances and emotions. All of which can cause us to get in a funk now a
314: Jonathan David Lewis- Use Your Survival Instincts in Business
Jul 5, 2017 • 41 min
We often blame outside sources for our own shortcomings. Some people blame money, others blame the economy, but very few are willing to accept responsibility. In the end, not looking internally to find the problems means you’ll never be able to find a p
313: Talking Stick- The Challenge Between Creativity and Communication
Jul 3, 2017 • 11 min
One of the biggest challenges creatives have in business is that if what we are doing or what we have created is truly unique, then people won’t know to ask for it. So, on one hand, we need to be unique and stand out. On the other hand, we’ve been told we
312: Peter Winick- Close The Gap Between Reality and Ideas
Jun 28, 2017 • 38 min
Do you ever wonder why things aren’t working? Maybe your numbers aren’t as high as you want them to be, or maybe you’re not getting the response from a market you wanted. We live in a world of data, and data doesn’t lie. It’s like you aren’t a
311: Talking Stick- Discover the Creative Warrior Leader in You!
Jun 26, 2017 • 11 min
It seems entrepreneurs don’t often consider themselves to be leaders. Well, I challenge that notion. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are perfectly poised to be leaders in their communities and have a major impact on the world. I point out that lea
310: Tamsen Webster- Find Your Red Thread™
Jun 21, 2017 • 45 min
We often believe that if we throw a wide net we’ll catch more fish. This mentality doesn’t actually work in business. If you spread yourself too wide you won’t be able to find the audience you need. You’ll end up having a hard time explaining your
309: Talking Stick- How clear is your message?
Jun 19, 2017 • 12 min
This is the first time I’ve ever done a Talking Stick episode as a prelude to another episode. But the interview I have coming up with Tamsen Webster about finding your Red Thread™ is so important, I thought it would be helpful to provide you with some
308: Jenny Blake- The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One
Jun 14, 2017 • 42 min
It’s common for people to build a business or start a career and then see it all start to fall apart. We may begin to lose that sense of fulfillment, or our sales start to suffer. This doesn’t mean we are failures or aren’t good enough. You’ve pro
307: Talking Stick- Change your thoughts, change your results
Jun 12, 2017 • 14 min
It can seem a little trite to say “change your thoughts, change your results.” We’ve heard it too often without anything concrete to help us understand it’s effectiveness. My take on this is as Creative Warriors, we do need a different way of thinking bec
306: Michael Glauser - Visiting Entrepreneurs Across America By Bike
Jun 7, 2017 • 38 min
We often times ask ourselves, “How am I feeling?” When we focus on this question, we concentrate on the negatives. What we should be asking ourselves is, “How am I thinking?” You need to concentrate on your outlook and the positive aspects of the
305: Talking Stick- How To Make Being in Business Easier
Jun 5, 2017 • 12 min
As it’s been said, entrepreneurs will work 80 hours a week for themselves to avoid working 40 hours a week for someone else. While I respect hard work, it doesn’t have to be that way. In this episode, I offer 3 ways to make being in business easier in you
304: Monica Leonelle - 7 steps to making money with your passions
May 31, 2017 • 41 min
What’s stopping you from making money on your passions? Do you feel you’re not ready yet? That your work isn’t good enough? That you just don’t have the time to get it all done? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the problem is yo
303: Talking Stick- Memorial Day Honor Your Past
May 29, 2017 • 9 min
In this special Memorial Day episode, a day when we honor the armed forces in the U.S., I wanted to suggest that we honor our past as well. So often as we move through life, transitioning from one thing to another, we close the door on the past instead of
302: Sheryl O’Loughlin- Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart
May 24, 2017 • 41 min
There’s a delicate balance between work life and personal life. If you have too much of one and not the other it can make you feel depressed, lonely, and uninspired. Some people put work before their loved ones, and this causes them to run into a rut. Y
301: Talking Stick- Authenticity Paradox
May 22, 2017 • 9 min
We always seem to be encouraged to find our authenticity, our purpose, and our why on our own. Like it’s solely our work to do. I explore and encourage the idea that maybe it’s not our work to do in isolation. That in fact, perhaps we really find ourselve
300: Scott Hartley- Technology Will Always Need Your Humanity
May 17, 2017 • 33 min
Technology moves quickly, and is growing at an exponential rate. As entrepreneurs, or solopreneurs, how do we keep up? Startups and tech companies alike have been breaking the barriers we know with the tech industry. Tech companies aren’t just exclusive
299: Talking Stick- Why isn’t my marketing working?
May 15, 2017 • 9 min
When your marketing isn’t working and getting you the results you want, I want you to consider what I call the 3 M’s—money, market, and message. It’s usually one of these three reasons why your offer isn’t getting a response. Most of the time it’s the me
298: Lolly Daskal- The Gap that Keeps You from Your Greatness
May 10, 2017 • 39 min
Being a leader takes a lot more than just telling people what to do. It’s about accountability and impact. As individuals, we are capable of so much more than we could even imagine at times. We are all naturally polar with our personalities, and until w
297: Talking Stick- Are You Too Much?
May 8, 2017 • 9 min
One of my biggest pet peeves is hearing people being told they’re too much. Or people believing they’re too much because they’ve heard it their whole life. It seems to be very typical for us creative thinkers, groundbreakers, and trail blazers. Instead of
296: Ryan Esbjerg- Flex Your Face to Start a Movement
May 3, 2017 • 40 min
Our days can be long. Sometimes hard, tiring, and just plain exhausting. What makes you smile? When do you stop yourself throughout the day to take a moment and appreciate a small celebration? We can get caught up in what we’ve done wrong, or what we do
295: Talking Stick- What got us here, won’t get us to where we want to go
May 1, 2017 • 16 min
As I’m writing my upcoming book, LINGO, I know I need to answer for you the very important question, “Why this book now?” What’s makes this book relevant NOW? What do you need to know that’s going to help you take your business into the future? In this Ta
294: Nicole Ertas- How To Be an Agile Brand To Stay Dynamic
Apr 26, 2017 • 39 min
One of the most important rules in business: be authentic. But there is one equally as important in today’s booming business world: stay relevant. Combine these two together, and your business could dominate the marketplace. How do we adapt to the minds
293: Talking Stick- What’s Your Special Sauce?
Apr 24, 2017 • 11 min
Just like a treasured family recipe, your special sauce is a combination of ingredients. I go over them one at a time so you can consider each ingredient and what makes your special sauce. This can become a real “selling” point for yourself. What you’re u
292: Eric Gilboord- Make Your Mark and Leave Your Legacy
Apr 19, 2017 • 45 min
As entrepreneurs, we spend a lot of time planning our success. How we will get there? What will it take? What should I build my business on? We focus on the building and maintaining portion of our careers or businesses. What about our exit plan? What happ
291: Talking Stick- UNBLOCK to Get What You Want
Apr 17, 2017 • 13 min
I’ve been noticing a lot of talk about blocking these days. Blocking the news so they don’t have to deal with it, blocking themselves from social media so as not to waste time, even blocking friends. It got me thinking how this is sort of a scarcity minds
290: Ken Rutsky- Your Customer’s Story is Your Business
Apr 12, 2017 • 39 min
How do you ensure your business is really doing the most it can for your customer’s needs? Are you taking the right approach? Are you being insightful and innovative? Ken Rutsky joins us to tell exactly how to achieve all these key factors, and more.
289: Talking Stick- The Path to Owning Your Gift
Apr 10, 2017 • 14 min
In my years coaching Creative Warriors, the thing that I’ve observed that stands in the way from where you are and where you want to go is owning you gift. I mean really OWNING what it is that you are good at and what makes you different. And because what
288: Sid Mohasseb- The Caterpillar’s Edge: Evolve Your Business
Apr 5, 2017 • 36 min
The caterpillar is a metaphor we often hear for positive change. Take a look at your business, for example. How do you ensure your business is evolving to keep up with the fast pace at which the world constantly moves? Being honest with ourselves, we kno
287: Talking Stick- Pride and Permission
Apr 3, 2017 • 11 min
Are you proud of yourself? Is there someone in your life you long to hear those four words from? “I’m proud of you.” I share a very personal story and the inspiration behind my social media campaign #ImProudOfYouDay, which is April 4th. And when it comes
286: James Altucher- Reinvent Yourself to Share the Unique You
Mar 29, 2017 • 48 min
People say the greatest gift you can give the world is yourself. What’s your story? What makes you different? If you’re looking for a sign to make the leap, this is it. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself and reach further than you already are.
285: Talking Stick- Innovation and Timing
Mar 27, 2017 • 16 min
To be truly innovative, you have to be quick on your feet and not wait too long. Fear of change and failure can often hang people up and the next thing you know, it’s 3-5 years too late. In today’s fast pace, that can cause you to become irrelevant. I dis
284: Ibs Hyder- From Passionate Idea to Taking Action
Mar 25, 2017 • 39 min
Would you consider yourself brave enough to put your ideas out into the world, to share with anyone willing to listen? Most of us haven’t found that sweet spot of bravery yet. How do we channel that warrior spirit that leads us to success within our goa
283: Tom Asacker- Who is the Director of Your Mind?
Mar 22, 2017 • 37 min
Do you ever find yourself making up stories? Reaching a particular conclusion based off emotionally charged thoughts or intentions? We all do it. We find ourselves worrying over things we did not, or do not, need to. When that’s the case, who is really
282: Talking Stick- Money: Are you a master or disaster?
Mar 20, 2017 • 24 min
This episode is all about money. What it really is, why it’s such a challenge to be a money master, and some practical tips you can apply right away. The goal is for you to become a money master. The most important concept and practical step on your way t
281: Julie Williamson- Build a Business That Matters
Mar 18, 2017 • 36 min
There’s a million reasons to go into business. Here on Creative Warriors, I believe the reason to go into business is to build something that matters. To know our contributions matter. How do you create the most value within your business, though? With
280: Erik Wahl- The Spark and Grind of Being a Creative Warrior
Mar 15, 2017 • 40 min
Creativity can be hard to reach at times. As we know, it takes a lot of time and effort to become the ultimate creative warrior. Often times, it can be a struggle to find the creative voice inside yourself. In order to do so, it takes inspiration and hard
279: Talking Stick- What do I do with my “why” and “story”?
Mar 13, 2017 • 17 min
For years, there’s been a lot of emphasis on knowing your why and telling your personal story. All good stuff! But now the question seems to be, “what do I do with all this?” It’s a valid question. Many people think, if it’s just for me, is it really impo
278: Sam Weinman - Win at Losing
Mar 11, 2017 • 35 min
What can we gain from losing? Some of you might say nothing, but hold your horses! How can we truly learn to see the positive in losing? Is it even possible for those of us who consider ourselves to be extremely competitive? There are some real benefits t
277: Danielle Harlan- Become the Leader You’ve Always Wanted
Mar 8, 2017 • 38 min
Does the world change, causing people to adapt? Or do people change, and the world inevitably changes in response? Danielle Harlan senses a new type of leadership in the world, and believes these new Alpha Leaders will soon change the way the world of lea
276: Talking Stick- Does perfection block your authenticity?
Mar 6, 2017 • 21 min
I was challenged recently to reveal more of myself. Shocking to me because I generally feel like I say TOO much. This got me thinking about how in our quest to be our best, to do a great job at whatever we do, can our perfection block our authenticity? If
275: Dorie Clark - Get Recognized for Your Expertise
Mar 4, 2017 • 44 min
It’s time to get out there! It takes a lot of time, and a lot of effort to become an impressionable thought leader. How does one get there, though? What steps does it take to achieve recognition and social proof in your field of expertise? It’s time t
274: Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network
Mar 1, 2017 • 38 min
Networking can feel like a chore sometimes, but it doesn’t have to! Networking is all about forming connections, problem solving, and growing your reputation. With all the technology and platforms that can be used today to network, we have to utilize ou
273: Talking Stick- Dualities of Being an Entrepreneur
Feb 27, 2017 • 10 min
Being an entrepreneur is full of dualities. One minute you’re on top of the world. The next, you’ve been knocked down. We’re almost always facing the best of times and worst of times, at the same time. We might be struggling in the moment, but the future
272: Evan Carmichael - What’s Your One Word?
Feb 25, 2017 • 43 min
If you were to pick one word to represent your authentic self, what would it be? What does your story add to your competitive advantage in the world of entrepreneurship? Evan Carmichael joins us today to discuss the art of finding your one word, and the p
271: Steve Gilliland - How to Hide your Goat
Feb 22, 2017 • 29 min
Do you find others pushing your buttons easily, or “getting your goat?” Steve Gilliland joins us today to discuss what it means to “find your goat,” and address the characteristics within ourselves that let others push our buttons. It’s time to
270: Talking Stick- Don’t Just Work Hard. Do The Hard Work.
Feb 20, 2017 • 6 min
It’s very easy to get caught in a cycle of working hard and feeling like you’re not really getting anywhere. You know, like a hamster wheel. It may be because the “real” work to be done, is the hard work. The inside work. That’s the hard work. The persona
269: Kevin Johnson - The Entrepreneurial Mind and How to Achieve That Way of Thinking
Feb 18, 2017 • 39 min
Being an entrepreneur is something many dream of, but few achieve. In order to be an entrepreneur, you need to seek risk and think outside the box, when others around you may be seeking refuge. How do we get to the point of stepping outside the lines, and
268: Andy Molinsky - Taking the Big Leap Isn’t The Only Option You Have
Feb 15, 2017 • 41 min
It’s easy to become stagnant in our comfort zones. Many of us never leave, and adapt habits, tasks, and jobs based on our default personalities. What if I told you stepping outside of your comfort zone didn’t take one big leap? You can still create a
267: Talking Stick- From Personalized to Individualized
Feb 13, 2017 • 9 min
There’s a trend going on in business that you’re going to want to pay attention to. It’s a shift from being personalized to individualized. Meaning, it’s no longer good enough to simply personalize things. To be an effective marketer in the future, it’s g
266: Len Sherman- If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat. Do the Unexpected.
Feb 11, 2017 • 40 min
The world of business is more competitive than it has ever been. As we know, it is one thing to do your business well, but a completely different thing to stand out and compete against all your other competitors in our own specific industries. It’s time
265: Klyn Elsbury- The Time is Now To Be All In With Your Life!
Feb 8, 2017 • 39 min
Warriors, we often forget the time we have on this earth is limited. We don’t all live life on a day to day basis, doing exactly what we want to do, all while pursuing our dreams. We say we can tomorrow, or take advantage of the idea that tomorrow will
264: Talking Stick- What Support Do You Need?
Feb 6, 2017 • 11 min
The leading authority on personal development in the world, Marshall Goldsmith, says it’s crazy to think we can accomplish big things on our own. I tell the story about a crazy daily habit he has! So I explore some of the different options you have to gai
263: Rhett Power- How Small Action Steps Lead to Big Changes
Feb 4, 2017 • 40 min
Forming good habits is not nearly as easy as it sounds. So often, we set high goals for ourselves and then are quickly discouraged when we can’t immediately meet them. Instead of making huge, overwhelming goals, we can instead create small action steps
262: Michael E. Gerber- Beyond The E-Myth: Go Big, Go Bigger!
Feb 1, 2017 • 41 min
We talk about creativity all the time, but what does it really mean to be creative? How do we really push at boundaries and stay creative when we need our jobs and incomes to be stable? Finding creativity and balance is one of the biggest challenges for a
261: Talking Stick- How To Keep Going
Jan 30, 2017 • 11 min
We all face challenging times. Persistence is one of the greatest attributes in being successful. In this episode, I offer specific ideas and strategies to help you to keep going. Because you must. You have much to offer and any challenging time is just t
260: Sam Bennett- Don’t Look Back or Forward—Start Right Where You Are
Jan 28, 2017 • 44 min
There’s something very calming and accepting of the idea to just start where you are. Especially at this early part of the year, when we’ve set big goals for the year ahead, and maybe even judged ourselves for how the last year ended. To start where y
259: Chris Myers- Financial Strategies From Start-Up to Exit
Jan 25, 2017 • 41 min
Get ready to learn smart, practical tips in managing the finances of your business, from start up, to your exit strategy. We’re diving in to everything from bootstrapping to bank loans, from managing your debt, to managing your data. These are the finan
258: Talking Stick- Don’t Let Your Environment Limit You
Jan 23, 2017 • 6 min
Ever feel like you’re being held back by the situation you’re in? Maybe it doesn’t seem like you have the opportunities others may have. Or, feel limited by the resources around you? It may be that you are letting your environment limit you. In this episo
257: David Hoffeld- Create Positive Customer Interactions by Understanding How to Sell
Jan 21, 2017 • 41 min
Many entrepreneurs, particularly creatives, are uncomfortable with selling. What if you thought about selling differently, so that it didn’t feel like selling at all? What if you had a system to guide you? And what if you could selling into your most ge
256: Joseph Michelli- How to Improve Your Business
Jan 18, 2017 • 36 min
Creating an exceptional and unique customer experience may be one of the best differentiators of your business today. It can help you stand out in your market, your industry, or even in the world, if that’s what you choose. In today’s episode, plan on
255: Tiisetso Maloma- Nip Anxiety in the Bud with Creativity
Jan 14, 2017 • 34 min
To be an entrepreneur is to expect a certain amount of anxiety. Anxiety that can be an indicator that you’re playing it big, or anxiety that can be debilitating and block your creativity. We’re going to break it down to make sure that your anxiety doe
254: Larry Robertson- The Art of Learning Creative Language
Jan 11, 2017 • 51 min
What is the difference between the right and left side of the brain? We’re going to take a very left brain look at the right side of the brain to understand the nature of creativity and figure out what creates breakthrough ideas, the creative process, a
253: Talking Stick- How Business is Like Dating
Jan 9, 2017 • 8 min
Let’s have a little fun and compare business to dating! You might be surprised how many similarities there are. I talk about blind dates, giving it all away too quick, rushing to get a commitment, and even when to break up. Over the years, I often make co
252: David Shriner-Cahn- Practices in Overcoming the Plateau
Jan 7, 2017 • 38 min
You know the phrase, “it’s not the destination, but the journey that matters”? Well I do think if it’s the destination you do want it can be pretty darn good. I do agree it’s the journey that matters most, which is perhaps why we find being at a
251: Mick Ebeling - Making the Impossible, Possible
Jan 4, 2017 • 44 min
You look around and see you people doing some pretty amazing things in the world. Whether it’s business accomplishments or changing the world for the better, things that seem impossible. Mick Ebeling is certainly one of those guys. It makes me wonder, i
250: Talking Stick
Jan 2, 2017 • 8 min
Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again when so many people set goals and create big plans for the New Year. Now, let’s not make fun of all the goals that don’t happen. It’s become so commonplace to make fun of all the failed goals. Instead, I want t
249: Fawn Germer- How to Find the Motivation to Hit Reset on Your Life
Dec 31, 2016 • 37 min
Whether your life’s going swimmingly well or it has its challenges, there are always times we wish we could hit a reset button. That’s the wonderful thing about having a whole new year ahead of you. That doesn’t mean you wipe out what has been, it mea
248: John Ruhlin - Perfect the Art of Gift Giving
Dec 28, 2016 • 41 min
Happy holidays to all of you! It is the season of giving. Often that means giving gifts. We are so fortunate today to speak with a master gift giver. John Ruhlin not only captures the spirit of generosity, and reciprocity in his gift giving, but also gift
247: Talking Stick- Closing The Gap
Dec 26, 2016 • 9 min
In this inspiring end of year podcast, I help you close the gap between where you are to where you want to go to make 2017 your biggest year ever. Biggest in the sense that you take full ownership of who you are and let it shine brightly. You’ll learn how
246: Ricardo Bueso- The Impact of Giving
Dec 24, 2016 • 37 min
In the couple days leading up to Christmas Day here in the United States, we have something very special for you. This time of year conjures up all sorts of feelings. Tradition, family and friends gathering, surprise and delight, and of course, gratitude
245: Margie Warrell- Stop Letting Fear Have the Last Word
Dec 21, 2016 • 39 min
Being a creative warrior and an entrepreneur takes bravery. If you weren’t courageous you wouldn’t have taken the leap to where you are today. But courage is also an ongoing action. To live our best lives we need to be always challenging and pushing a
244: Talking Stick- Break Through the Breakthrough Problem
Dec 19, 2016 • 10 min
Encouraging someone when they’ve hit a wall and are frustrated is, of course, a good thing. Reminding them that it’s “always darkest before the dawn” and “change is right around the corner” is also helpful. But there are times these encouraging words just
243: Thomas Sterner- How Inner Discipline and Focus Drive Personal Success
Dec 17, 2016 • 48 min
As creative warriors, our challenges in staying focused are well documented. We chase a lot of squirrels as we like to say. So what’s the difference then, between being focused, and being fully engaged? And how can we, with practice, train our minds to
242: William Ury- How to Get to “Yes” Within Yourself
Dec 14, 2016 • 39 min
Ask almost anyone what their greatest obstacle is, and they are likely to say themselves. What we can learn, and you can learn to do so in this episode, is to get to yes within yourself. To let go of the inner battle, look at your most worthy opponent in
241: Talking Stick- The #1 Thing
Dec 12, 2016 • 10 min
I was asked recently what I thought the #1 thing was that people needed to know that would make the biggest difference in their business and life. That’s no easy question to answer! It was a case of knowing the answer but not having the words to describe
240: Daniel Priestley- Strategize Being In-Demand
Dec 10, 2016 • 44 min
Daniel Priestley started out as an entrepreneur at age 21 and built a multi-million-dollar event, marketing and management business before the age of 25. A successful entrepreneur, international speaker and best-selling author, Daniel has built and sold b
239: Josh Linkner- Reinvent Your Business
Dec 7, 2016 • 43 min
This week we’re talking with Josh Linkner about reinvention. This isn’t your typical reinvention, like to resurrect from the dead, no, this type of reinvention in the words of our guest is the necessary process of proactively crafting a new future, an
238: Talking Stick- Listening and Timing
Dec 5, 2016 • 9 min
Do you know that feeling when you hear something exactly when you needed to hear it? Feels great, right? While it often feels like a coincidence, doesn’t it make you wonder if it is? I’m a believer in collective consciousness— that there is a constant st
237: Radim Malinic- How to Break Down Your Creativity Roadblocks
Dec 3, 2016 • 40 min
On this week’s episode, we have Radim Malinic joining us to discuss how to successfully bridge the gap between business and client when designing. We also dig deeper into breaking down roadblocks that may come with on demand creativity. Radim Malinic is
236: Mark Coleman- Make Peace with Your Mind
Nov 30, 2016 • 41 min
We usually refer to the cost of doing business as time and money spent. As creative warriors, since it is often our own talent and skills that we derive our income from, we need to consider the other costs of doing business. The real costs of business, su
235: Talking Stick- End of Year Habits
Nov 28, 2016 • 13 min
Newton’s law of motion says that something in motion stays in motion. Using that theory, I stress the importance of taking advantage of this busy time of year to plan out next year. I offer you my top 7 habits to bring the current year to a close. You’ll
234: Neil Patel- Achieving the Hustle Sweet Spot
Nov 26, 2016 • 38 min
We hear a lot about both hustle, as well as the balanced life these days, and it can be difficult to understand how the two work together. If we are supposed to be hustling, is it even possible to lead a balanced life? Which of the two should we be strivi
233: Roger Housden- Dropping the Struggle
Nov 23, 2016 • 35 min
Hard work doesn’t have to be a struggle. Pouring your energy into a project isn’t the same experience as struggling, although it can feel like you can’t have one without the other. The truth is, it’s when we’re not fully focused on what we’re
232: Talking Stick- Are We There Yet?
Nov 21, 2016 • 8 min
You know jet lag, right? Your body needs time to catch up to the time difference. In this episode, I discuss the lag time between being ready for the results you want and the results showing up. Whether its changes in your business or personal growth, it
231: Faisal Hoque- Survive to Thrive with Resilience
Nov 19, 2016 • 37 min
Imagine having more questions than answers about one of the most important aspects of life. That’s how I feel about resilience. Are some of us born more resilient? Is there a difference between resilience in our businesses vs. our personal lives? Do…
230: Mike Michalowicz - Profit First
Nov 16, 2016 • 46 min
Today’s episode is life-changing and offers a specific plan to develop financial freedom in your life. One of the best ways to be creative and enjoy the process is not to have to live a life where you are working to pay your bills. I’ve learned that…
229: Talking Stick- I Am Power
Nov 14, 2016 • 8 min
This past week in the U.S. has shook many people to their core. There are many people who can’t understand why. Name calling, lack of compassion…all sorts of ugliness going on. It’s like watching your children fight and sometimes you know what’s best is
228: Damon Brown - Making an Entrepreneurial Impact
Nov 12, 2016 • 41 min
It seems that many entrepreneurial journeys just seem to unfold, as opposed to executing some grand master plan. Today our guest is here not only to use himself as an example of what he did with 15 hours per week but to offer you some great bite-sized…
227: Scott Adams - How to Fail and Still Win Big
Nov 9, 2016 • 47 min
Our guest today says “never take advice from a cartoonist.” So today we’re going to take advice from a cartoonist. But, in all fairness, our guest is no ordinary cartoonist, he’s the creator of Dilbert, Scott Adams. We’re chatting a bit about…
226: Talking Stick- A Confidence Boost
Nov 7, 2016 • 8 min
I’m certainly not immune to having moments of lacking confidence. Are any of us? I guess there are some that are confident all the time. In this episode, I discuss that often confidence gets thrown into one big bucket of “less than” rather than getting to
225: Ariel Hyatt - Crowdfunding Creates Community
Nov 5, 2016 • 43 min
Have you ever considered a crowdfunding campaign to support one of your creative endeavors? Have you been unsure if crowdfunding is right for you or the thought totally overwhelms you! We have the leading expert on crowdfunding here to help reset our…
224: Todd Kashdan - The Upside of Your Dark Side
Nov 2, 2016 • 40 min
Embracing your shadow side doesn’t have to be scary or full of anxiety. It can be a creative place where we solve problems and learn how to manage life a bit more efficiently. Where being whole is working with both your light and dark side to step…
Talking Stick- Pattern Interrupters
Oct 31, 2016 • 18 min
Patterns and habits to our ability to actually get things done in our lives. But is there value in purposefully interrupting the pattern of your life? What good comes from choosing to do things that will take you out of the cycle and pattern of life that
222: Carson Tate - Work Simply
Oct 29, 2016 • 40 min
I love this phrase by our guest today; You can’t outwork your busyness. But don’t we go down trying! We had a great conversation today about how you can learn to work simply by understanding your unique personality traits. Instead of the…
221: Michael Dermer - Advice From the Trenches
Oct 26, 2016 • 36 min
Does being an entrepreneur sometimes feel like a lonely experience? Even if people surround us, our struggles are our own and non-entrepreneurs don’t necessarily get it. So today we’re getting some advice from the trenches on entrepreneurship,…
220: Talking Stick- Strive To Be Bored
Oct 24, 2016 • 8 min
Admittedly, this is some of the strangest advice I ever give. Telling my coaching clients to strive to be bored. But listen in and there’s a good chance this may be helpful advice for you too. Do you want more business yet find yourself overwhelmed with w
219: Ron Tite - Creativity Gives You the Edge
Oct 22, 2016 • 41 min
Has the time come for artists, creators, and innovators to rule the world? Does the artist have not only the skills to succeed in today’s world but also something to teach the “non-artist.” According to our guest, we all have an inner artist that…
218: Jonathan Fields - Creating The Good Life
Oct 19, 2016 • 48 min
The Good Life means something a little different for everyone. Are some people just more fortunate? Or can we have a strategy to create the good life for ourselves? Today we’re going to explore some key aspects of a good life and along the way offer…
217: Talking Stick- Own Your Space
Oct 17, 2016 • 6 min
Why does one brand sky rocket to the top and outshine the rest? Is it because they’re better? I get asked this question often and I can assure you, it certainly isn’t because that brand is better. If you know you are just as good at what you do as your co
216: Misty Lown - One Small Yes
Oct 15, 2016 • 41 min
Life sure can get overwhelming. And often it’s because we’ve said yes to too many things. Or is it that we’ve said yes to the wrong things? With our guest today, Misty Lown, we’re going to discuss how you can get the results you want out of…
215: Richard Godfrey - Closing the Gaps
Oct 12, 2016 • 41 min
Picture this; you are standing on the side of a chasm, or a canyon and where you want to go is to the other side. Will you build a bridge to get to the other side or stay where you are? Can you fuel the effort it will take to get to the other side?…
214: Talking Stick- Whose Economy is it Anyway?
Oct 10, 2016 • 7 min
Professionals and trend watchers keep giving different names to the economy. You know, the intangible economy, the sharing economy, the gig economy, and so on. I think they’re all missing what it should actually be called. The one name and one type of ent
213: Peter Legge- Save The Best For First
Oct 8, 2016 • 42 min
Warriors, imagine having the opportunity to sit down and chat with a legendary successful entrepreneur who has made an indelible mark on the world. What questions would you ask? What advice would you seek? What secrets of success would you want to…
212: Tony Gaskins- Leave No Stone Unturned
Oct 5, 2016 • 39 min
Today’s guest truly changed the direction of his life. His experience shows us that it doesn’t matter where you come from or what you’ve been through; or mistakes you may have made along the way, if you want to improve your life, it is up to you…
211: Talking Stick- How To Get Paid What You’re Worth
Oct 3, 2016 • 14 min
This episode really gets to the heart of what I want for YOU. To be valued for what you do and get paid what you’re ACTUALLY worth. And I lay it all on the line. I share the one strategy that I can attribute all my success to as a photographer and a busin
210: Howard Lim - Authentic Branding
Oct 1, 2016 • 42 min
Differentiation is the ticket to success. Figuring out how you and your brand stands out in a word of sameness is critical. We have a lot of responsibilities in business— to manage our business, take care of our customers to mention a few, but I…
209:Terri Sjodin - Getting Scrappy
Sep 28, 2016 • 34 min
Too often entrepreneurs get stuck thinking they aren’t ready, or they don’t have the resources or money to advance their business. It doesn’t have to take a lot to have success; sometimes you just have to get scrappy! A scrappy strategy can make…
208: Talking Stick- What’s Going Right?
Sep 26, 2016 • 7 min
I had this idea recently to start a journal called What’s Going Right? The idea is to reverse paying attention to only the things that are going wrong. Come on. We all do it. Several things can go right in a day and all you’ll pay attention to is the one
207: Dan Englander - Selling Without Sacrificing Creativity
Sep 24, 2016 • 42 min
Do you have to sacrifice the integrity of your creativity to sell what you are offering? Can you be a creative person in business AND a good sales person? Must we choose between being good at what we do and being good at selling ourselves? Would you…
206: Jonah Berger - Invisible Influence
Sep 21, 2016 • 43 min
Whether you are aware of it or not, we are all influenced every day by the behavior of others. Our purchases, our behavior, our big and small choices. Sometimes influence is invisible; sometimes it’s much more apparent, and often we see how others…
205: Talking Stick- Advice I Gave My Kids That’s Good For Business
Sep 19, 2016 • 10 min
I loved raising my kids! The best and most memorable conversations I’ve had in my life have been with my three kids. A recent conversation with my daughter got me thinking about some advice that I used to give to my kids that I think applies equally well
204: Marshall Goldsmith - Leveraging Your Triggers
Sep 17, 2016 • 42 min
Let’s face it. Creating behavioral change in our lives is not easy. But it can be done to create the lives we want. We’re going to talk to the world authority on behavioral change, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, about the use of triggers. How triggers in…
203: Karen Leland - Brand Mapping Strategy
Sep 14, 2016 • 41 min
Often when we think about branding, we think about image most of all. Branding is so much more than that. Excellent branding is a system of consciously delivered strategies. It’s practically your business model, representing who you are, who you want…
202: Talking Stick- When Your Goals In Life Are Bigger Than How You Live Your Life
Sep 12, 2016 • 8 min
Creative Warriors are dreamers. Of course, that’s fantastic! For many of us, our dreams and goals become bigger than how we’re accustomed to live our lives. So what do you do? What do you do when your goals in life are bigger than how you live your life?
201: Douglas Kruger - Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?
Sep 10, 2016 • 45 min
Do you think money is the root of all evil? I hope not because that would make becoming wealthy very uncomfortable, and probably super unlikely. We’re going to explore the difference between thinking poor and thinking rich, and dismantle…
200: Akash Karia - 7 Things Resilient People Do Differently
Sep 7, 2016 • 50 min
Life is full of ups and downs. Being an entrepreneur, a small business owner, and putting yourself out in the world in whatever way you do is challenging. It can feel like a roller coaster at times. Getting through it all is what makes you a warrior….
199: Talking Stick- Observations From 200 Episodes!
Sep 5, 2016 • 10 min
In celebration of our 200th episode, I share what I’ve observed from interviewing best-selling authors and inspiring entrepreneurs over the past 2+ years. Of course, each guest is an individual with their own unique strengths. However, there are…
198: Brian Solis - Create a Frictionless Customer Experience
Sep 3, 2016 • 29 min
I know entrepreneurs and small businesses get the idea that we must create great experiences for our customers. That what a customer is paying for is the overall experience. But how many of us are doing anything more that what our customers expect?…
197: Srini Rao - Be Unmistakable
Aug 31, 2016 • 50 min
We all have challenging moments in life regardless of how successful and impactful we become and “Just because you’re unmistakable doesn’t mean your unbreakable.” Today, I have the privilege of interviewing the host of Unmistakable Creative…
196: Talking Stick - The Goal Paradox
Aug 29, 2016 • 7 min
You know how sometimes you hear that you should go strong for your big goals? But then others will say that if you come on too strong that people will back off? So which is it? Well, that’s the problem. It’s both. It’s what I goal The Goal Paradox….
195: Jason Vitug - Financial Wellness and a Purposeful Life
Aug 27, 2016 • 46 min
Today we’d like to help you get on top of your finances by demystifying some of the common misconceptions about money and values. Aligning your values with a constant flow of money is not necessarily about discipline, but more about understanding…
194: Adam Markel - Reinventing Your Career and Life
Aug 24, 2016 • 47 min
Is it time for a change in your life? Can you feel it but aren’t sure what it is or what life would look like on the other side of this shift? Maybe change is needed, or maybe it’s simply time for an adjustment that will allow greater flow and ease….
193: Talking Stick- The Power of Three
Aug 22, 2016 • 8 min
I often find when giving advice to my coaching clients, that my suggestions have something to do with the number three. There’s a power to three. So in this episode, I offer my top business tips that come in threes. Practical tips that you can apply…
192: JP Kühlwein - Rethinking Prestige Branding
Aug 20, 2016 • 45 min
Do you consider yourself, your brand or your company to be a prestige brand? Are you or do you hope to be catering to the higher-end of your market? Being a prestige brand takes a lot more today than just throwing a higher price on it. In this…
191: Jackie Huba - Fiercely You
Aug 17, 2016 • 43 min
Do you ever feel like you’re holding yourself back? Not being your most confident, bold and unabashedly you for fear of “being too much?” Who better to learn from about being unapologetically you than drag queens! Today we’re talking about what…
190: Talking Stick - Momentum Thinking
Aug 15, 2016 • 9 min
A little preview of what my upcoming book is about. How to escape living your life in the Zone of Expectations and instead, live in the Zone of Possibilities. What holds you back? Trust. Trusting in what you can’t expect because you don’t know what’s…
189: Tim Hughes - Social Selling
Aug 13, 2016 • 41 min
If you’re active on social media as a small business and are wondering, like many if it’s worth anything more than connecting with friends, this episode is for you. Today’s conversation is not about social media, but rather social selling and how…
188: Ian Chamandy - Why Should I Choose You?
Aug 10, 2016 • 43 min
We all know in business that it takes more than one thing to be successful. But, if I had to say that there was one magic key or thing that everything else is built on, it would be knowing what makes you different, unique. This work is the primarily…
187: Talking Stick- What I Learned From Fatal Attraction
Aug 8, 2016 • 8 min
What does one of the most famous movie lines of all time have to do with your business and personal life? “I won’t be IGNORED, Dan!” You might be surprised. Or maybe not because this is the way my whacked mind works. Probably best you just…
186: Kathryn Budig - Aim True
Aug 6, 2016 • 40 min
Today we’re talking about yoga, inner wisdom, alignment, and balance. With a smattering of authenticity and truth. You might be wondering why? How will this help me in business and life? Well, when you aim true it’s more likely that you will find…
185: Chris Friesen - Achievement From the Inside-Out
Aug 3, 2016 • 38 min
Who doesn’t want to achieve great things in their life? Isn’t that why you listen to Creative Warriors— to get ideas, be inspired and learn how you can achieve your goals? Our guest today is an expert not only in goal setting and achieving what…
184: Talking Stick - Having a Beta-Mind
Aug 1, 2016 • 7 min
What holds you up from getting started? From jumping in with both feet? From getting out there? Or what’s holding you up from your next adventure, or new business endeavor, or going to the next level? Is it feeling like you’re not ready? Or maybe…
183: Joshua Becker - The More of Less
Jul 30, 2016 • 46 min
Do you have too much stuff? Do your home, office and life need to be decluttered, so you can gain time to pursue all the things you as passionate about? I hope today’s episode inspires you to do more with less. And live your life with more freedom…
182: Heidi Reeder - Commit to Win
Jul 27, 2016 • 39 min
Of course as a Creative Warrior you are passionate about what you do. But are you committed to it? Are you committed to doing something with it? Are you committed to seeing your big dream become your reality? Are you committed enough to make it…
181: Talking Stick - What’s Next in Inspiration?
Jul 25, 2016 • 9 min
Times change, people evolve, and understanding what society needs is an important part of success. In fact, being sensitive to changes is the optimal way to stay ahead of change so that you can adjust accordingly. I believe the world is in need of a…
180: Julie Cottineau - Build a Breakthrough Brand
Jul 23, 2016 • 38 min
There’s branding, and then there’s branding with a twist! Find out how to get your brand to stand out in a competitive market. Take off your brand blinders and leave “me too” marketing behind. Today’s episode is full of tremendous insight and…
179: Anders Ericsson - Are We Born with a Natural Gift or Talent?
Jul 20, 2016 • 47 min
As Creative Warriors, we all strive to be experts in our fields and masters at what we do. Today, we’re talking about the new science and research behind expertise with one of the world’s leading authorities on performance so that you can deliver…
178: Talking Stick - Emotional Branding Part 2
Jul 18, 2016 • 21 min
We have something truly special for you today. A two-part episode on the topic of Emotional Branding. You might be wondering, “what is emotional branding?” Emotional Branding is for businesses that need to trigger the emotions of prospective clients…
177: Talking Stick - Emotional Branding Part 1
Jul 18, 2016 • 10 min
We have something truly special for you today. A two-part episode on the topic of Emotional Branding. You might be wondering, “what is emotional branding?” Emotional Branding is for businesses that need to trigger the emotions of prospective clients….
176: Stephen Key - One Simple Idea
Jul 16, 2016 • 33 min
Have you ever had a great idea, the next big invention, that you wished you followed through on? Today we’re speaking with an accomplished inventor about idea generation and finding a lane in life that’s perfect for you, despite your personal…
175: Helene Segura - Working Smarter, Not Longer
Jul 13, 2016 • 38 min
If you could hire a special agent in your business, to come in and obliterate your biggest problem, what might you want to get rid of? How about inefficiency? Today we have with us an Inefficiency Assassin, who’s going to help you take out this…
174: Talking Stick - Authenticity
Jul 11, 2016 • 8 min
The message about authenticity has gotten through loud and clear. We know that to be in business today and build real relationships with those we do business with based on trust, we must be authentic. I’m thrilled entrepreneurs and Creative Warriors…
173: Matt Inglot - Profitable Freelancing
Jul 9, 2016 • 43 min
Do you consider yourself a freelancer? I never have. I’ve considered myself a small business owner, an entrepreneur, but never a freelancer. In fact, I’ll admit to thinking freelancer had a bit of a negative connotation for me. That it meant I would…
172: Karin Hurt - Winning Well
Jul 6, 2016 • 35 min
Does the thought of managing other people make you uncomfortable? Would you rather just do everything yourself? What if managing people felt right? That it’s about building relationships not just getting results. It is possible to feel like you’re not…
171: Talking Stick - Amazement
Jul 4, 2016 • 7 min
Beyond joy. Beyond gratefulness is Amazement. That feeling you get when you stand at the foot of the Grand Tetons. Or on the rim of the Grand Canyon. Or hold a newborn baby in your hands. Or look up at fireworks exploding above your head. A slight…
170: Wendy Lipton-Dibner- Currency of IMPACT
Jul 2, 2016 • 46 min
Time and again we hear that we should focus on impact more than money. Often easier said than done when you’re in the throes of living. We’re going to explore the concept of focusing on impact more than money, the strategy and missing pieces that…
169: John Cawley - Cause Marketing
Jun 29, 2016 • 43 min
Cause Marketing Inspiration and purpose are usually staring us right in the face. Tapping into both takes innovation, grit and a personal connection to solving a significant problem for others. Today’s guest has that along with a strong…
168: Talking Stick - Compel Don’t Tell
Jun 27, 2016 • 9 min
No one likes a know it all. Don’t we all want to get away from the person at a party that goes on and on about themselves? Don’t be that person as a business. Don’t tell prospective clients about yourself. Compel them, magnetize them, fascinate them….
167 Cara Bradley- On the Verge
Jun 25, 2016 • 39 min
Do you know that feeling when you are on the edge of something great happening? A tipping point? When it feels like the wind is at your back and you are working at your peak performance? Today you’re going to review some suggested methods that can…
166: Christine Hassler- Expectation Hangover
Jun 22, 2016 • 40 min
Today we’re talking about expectations or more precisely when things don’t turn out as we expected. What our guest calls an Expectation Hangover. Our conversation is full of great takeaways and tangible actions you can all take to meet your goals and…
165: Talking Stick- Doing Your Best and Sometimes Not
Jun 20, 2016 • 8 min
I’ve always hated the typical business advice “don’t take it personally.” As Creative Warriors it IS personal. We are always trying to do our best. We care deeply about what we create and the outcome we produce. How can we not take that personal?…
164: Nick Friedman - College Hunks Hauling Junk
Jun 18, 2016 • 40 min
Today’s episode is a mind-opening conversation proving that anything is possible. If you’ve ever thought that’s not going to work in my industry or, sure, maybe for someone else but not me, think again. Our guest today has achieved phenomenal…
163: Ryan Holiday - Ego is the Enemy
Jun 15, 2016 • 39 min
There may be a subtle, or not so subtle, enemy keeping you from what you want and enjoying what you already have. An enemy that we have control over yet is not so easy to look in the eye, but we must at least consider it’s presence. That enemy is…
#162 Talking Stick - Price Objection
Jun 13, 2016 • 8 min
I get it—no one likes to have their prices challenged. Having been a high-end portrait photographer for 32 years, the most expensive in my area, I got challenged a lot. So I’ve got your back on this topic. Listen in to learn how to respond to the…
161: Dan Millman- Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World
Jun 11, 2016 • 41 min
Today we’re talking about the Four Purposes of life. We’re peeling back how that’s different than your personal purpose and what that has to do with your career choice and calling. And how to effectively embrace your purpose even if what you’re…
160: Jeff Benedict - The Intersection of Happiness and Despair
Jun 8, 2016 • 38 min
We all face hard times. Challenges in life. Sometimes larger than we can ever imagine surviving. It’s in those times you realize you have the power of choice in how to respond in those circumstances. Today we’re talking about making a choice when…
159: Talking Stick- Behavioral Boomerang
Jun 6, 2016 • 9 min
We all know on some level that how we treat others is how we can expect to be treated. This simple truth seems to be often overlooked in business. But this is not about consequences. This is about the power you hold to create just the type of business…
158: Jason Fried - A Different Perspective
Jun 4, 2016 • 49 min
Often in business, we can find ourselves battling with different advice. We hear one thing works and then we hear the exact opposite. We’re left wondering who to believe. What advice do we follow? Our guest, today in a lot of ways, has a very…
157: John O’Leary - Life On Fire
Jun 1, 2016 • 49 min
There are a lot of inspirational stories. And then there’s the story of today’s guest, John O’Leary. His story is unlike any other I’ve ever heard. John’s sharing his amazing story to set your life On Fire and help you to make the 7 choices…
156: Sherrie Campbell - Being Your Own Person
May 28, 2016 • 36 min
What does it mean to love yourself? How is that different than being confident or even conceited? And what does this matter to you as a Creative Warrior? Today we’re exploring inner emotions that lead to tangible results and a life of direction….
155: Sally Hogshead - Take Back Your Brand
May 25, 2016 • 51 min
It is more important than ever to have a clear and compelling brand. You, lucky warriors, get to spend time today with one of my favorite people who I believe is doing some of the most important work the business world has seen. You must be…
154: Danny Flood - Connecting with What Gets You Excited
May 21, 2016 • 39 min
It seems more people today crave a location independent lifestyle than ever before. With the freedom to live wherever they want, live the life of their dreams and even run a business or two on the go. Today’s guest has done just that, and we are…
153: Danny Gregory - Shut Your Monkey
May 18, 2016 • 33 min
You know that nagging little voice in your head that holds you back and makes you doubt yourself? Today we’re talking about what you can do to quiet down your inner critic so you can innovate and generate creative flow with Danny Gregory. Danny…
152: Michael Grandinetti - Business Lessons From an Illusionist
May 14, 2016 • 44 min
When I imagine what would be one of the most challenging careers and businesses to build no matter how talented you are, a magician comes to mind. Today we’re speaking with world-renowned magician Michael Grandinetti to find out how he did it…
151: Karan Bajaj - Creating a 4/1/4 Life
May 11, 2016 • 40 min
As creative warriors, every day we are integrating our creativity with the busyness and the stress of everyday life. Not an easy thing to do. Today, Karan Bajaj is sharing lessons he’s learned seeking a creative life and striving to be a yogi in the…
150: Chris Cooper - The Power to Get Things Done
May 7, 2016 • 36 min
The Power to Get Things Done It would be great if we could only do what we love to do in our business. Most of us would agree that’s not realistic, yet that might be exactly what we are doing and the key thing that could change everything! Today…
149: Josh Davis - Two Awesome Hours Every day!
May 4, 2016 • 45 min
Ever wish you could figure out how to get more done? What if working smarter meant working with the way your brain is wired instead of against it? Today we are digging into how to gain two AWESOME hours a day instead of working more to accomplish…
148: Chris Dessi - You Are Your Brand
Apr 30, 2016 • 49 min
We live at a time when having a personal brand is much more than an indulgence meant for icons and celebrities. It is a way to showcase who you are and what you care about. Perhaps, like many of the warriors in our community, you are your brand, and…
147: Jackie Huba - Business Lessons from Lady Gaga
Apr 27, 2016 • 40 min
You better believe it! Lady GaGa knows how to build customer loyalty with values and meaning. Beyond her exceptional ability to stand up and stand out, Lady GaGa gets how to step way outside of what is to create something new and exciting…
146: Mark McGuiness - Motivation for Creative People
Apr 23, 2016 • 41 min
Have you ever struggled with motivation or jumpstarting a creative project? Or get confused by the fact that you are procrastinating doing what you are most passionate about? Motivation in creative work can be very complicated, but it doesn’t have to…
145: Eric Weiner - Geography of Genius
Apr 20, 2016 • 42 min
Throughout history, there have been pockets of creative genius; from the Italian Renaissance in Florence, Italy to Silicone Valley, CA. In this episode, we’re taking a journey around the world to explore the impact of environment on creative…
144: Arel Moodie - Be a Better Communicator
Apr 16, 2016 • 40 min
Of course, everyone wants to be likable. In business, it can be the difference between success or defeat. So, what makes someone likable and how are some people just instantly likable? Today we’re talking about likability and how small shifts…
143: Aaron Anastasi - The Voice of Your Dreams
Apr 13, 2016 • 42 min
If you ask, most people will say their biggest challenge is themselves. What may not be clear is the real impact the voices of limitation can have on us. Many unwittingly act or live in a way that is more aligned with their limiting beliefs versus…
142: Peter Sims - Little Bets, Big Impact
Apr 9, 2016 • 26 min
The surprising truth about highly successful people is they are not crazy risk takers. Yes, they all take many risks, but they are, calculated risks! What today’s guest calls Little Bets. We’re digging into ways to hedge your success by taking…
141: Chris Guillebeau - Born For This
Apr 6, 2016 • 39 min
If you’re one of the lucky ones, you might have known all along what you were meant to do. But for most, this is a process of discovery. So how do you figure out what you’re meant to do? Or what if you want to try something new?…
140: David Kerpen - The Art of People
Apr 2, 2016 • 37 min
What could be more important than building relationships? Our guest today says, success in business and life is simple….be likable. Today we’re talking about the art of people. Dave Kerpen is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a…
139: Steven Kotler - BEING BOLD
Mar 30, 2016 • 43 min
I often refer to us Creative Warriors as brave souls for putting ourselves on the line every day. Today, we’re talking about being bold. Which got me thinking about the difference between being brave and being bold. I think being bold is bravery…
138: Amy-Jo Martin - Renegades Write the Rules
Mar 26, 2016 • 47 min
It’s time to shake up your social media strategy! If you’re currently active in social media, our guest today will help you improve your strategy. If you’re not using social media to promote your brand, this episode hands down will…
137: David Burkus - 10 Myths of Creativity
Mar 23, 2016 • 43 min
We all know something about creativity, and yet much of the universal beliefs surrounding creativity may, in fact, be myths. Today, our guest is debunking some common held beliefs that will surprise you! We’re exposing The Myths of…
136: Nick Kullin - Building a Buyer Persona
Mar 19, 2016 • 48 min
Whether you refer to it as an avatar, perfect client or buyer persona, the message is clear. If you want to connect fully with your clients, you must clearly understand how they think, act, react and feel. In today’s episode, we’re peeling…
135: Michael Gelb - Creativity On Demand
Mar 16, 2016 • 40 min
One of the challenges of being a creative warrior, a creative person in business, is we are often called upon to be creative on-demand for those we serve. Today we’re discussing how to cultivate our creativity and the creative process so that…
134: Susan Steinbrecher - Lead Well, Live Well
Mar 12, 2016 • 32 min
As an entrepreneur, small business owner, creative warrior, or even a parent, do you consider that you are, a leader? Today we’re discussing leadership in the only way that makes sense for a Creative Warrior: Heart-Centered. Susan Steinbrecher…
133: Julia Cameron - It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again
Mar 9, 2016 • 33 min
Have you ever wanted to be apart of a rare chat with a masterful creative thinker who has spent a lifetime helping others dare to live their dreams? That day has arrived! We have with us the amazing and legendary Julia Cameron. Julia is most known for…
132: Kary Oberbrunner - Living a Life of Freedom and Independence
Mar 5, 2016 • 42 min
Today’s guest struggled to find his distinct voice and passion. As a young man, he suffered from severe stuttering, depression, and self-injury. Today a transformed man, Kary invests his time helping others achieve their true potential. He is the…
131: Orna Ross - The Creative Process Unpacked
Mar 2, 2016 • 37 min
We all know the creative process is, well just that, a process. It takes presence, principles, and practice to create a rewarding process. Our guest today is sharing her insights on the creative process and discusses her soon to be release series, Go…
130: Amy Morin - 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do
Feb 27, 2016 • 35 min
Take back your power, embrace change, face your fears, and train your brain for happiness and success are some of the big promises that will come from listening in on today’s chat, the 13 things mentally strong people DON’T do. We are unwrapping how…
129: Taylor Pearson - The End of Jobs
Feb 24, 2016 • 39 min
Are you excited about the times we are living in? Do you believe that NOW is the best time in history to be an entrepreneur? Are you looking for real info to encourage you to go on or make a change and do what you love? Today we dig into exactly why…
128: Zephan Moses Blaxberg - Life Re-scripted On Your Own Terms
Feb 20, 2016 • 39 min
Often we live our lives as if the script was written for us. Following the plot, surrounded by some characters we like, some we don’t, living as if the script is complete and our responsibility is just to take our role. Imagine if you were making a…
127: Bob Proctor - The Art of Living
Feb 17, 2016 • 43 min
We are honored to share the time we spent with the global legend of self-development, Bob Proctor. Listen in while he shares the insights, inspiration, ideas, and strategies that have ignited career transformations, personal epiphanies, inner…
126: Christina Salerno - Own Your Quirk
Feb 13, 2016 • 37 min
There is so much to learn about how to live peacefully with yourself, give the world the best of who you are, and at the same time build a successful business. Over the years, I have heard creative warriors describe themselves in all sorts of…
125: Bryan Caporicci - The Lie of Busy
Feb 10, 2016 • 43 min
Have you ever noticed how some people, maybe even you, talk about how busy we are as if it’s a badge of honor? Instead of bragging about how much time off we have, how much we’re enjoying our lives, we often default to proudly proclaiming how…
124: John Murphy - Being a Zentrepreneur
Feb 6, 2016 • 45 min
Personal development and spirituality are undeniably a part of being an entrepreneur. When you’re in business as a Creative Warrior and offering the world your talent, putting yourself and your emotions on the line every day, it becomes clear that you…
123: Jo-Nà Williams - Artist Empowerment
Feb 3, 2016 • 43 min
We’re always in transition, right? Sometimes it’s obvious like a career change. Sometimes it’s more subtle as we grow, change and mature. Today we have someone who has helped many artists and creatives transition from hobby to…
122: Tara Hunt - How To Have Social Currency
Jan 30, 2016 • 41 min
You know the old phrase “It’s not what you know. It’s who you know?” Never has that been truer than today in the world of social media and online presence. Today we’re talking about being a person of influence and how your social currency is a…
121: David Shands - Sleep Is 4 Suckers
Jan 27, 2016 • 37 min
Today we’re getting our hustle on with a guy who has little time for sleep. Let’s face it, success is hard work and sometimes the best thing we can do is be honest about that. Too many people in the get rich quick online marketing world make it…
120: Steve Kamb - Level Up Your Life
Jan 23, 2016 • 46 min
At the end of the day, being happy and successful is about owning who you are and making it work for you. Today we’re speaking with the superhero of nerds, RebelOne, to learn about how to level up your life and bring out the superhero in you. Many…
119: Angela Martindale - Warrior Well-Being
Jan 20, 2016 • 39 min
When you’re doing amazing things in the world as a Creative Warrior, it’s imperative you take care of yourself. There’s a good chance that without you, you wouldn’t have a business. So today we’re changing it up a bit and talking about your health and…
118: Dan Gregory - How To Get Out of Your Own Way
Jan 16, 2016 • 41 min
Being a small business owner is double the work. We have to develop as an individual and business while gaining a clear understanding of what our customers value. Joined by a behavioral researcher and strategist Dan Gregory, we dig into how to get out…
117: Joe Calloway - The Art of Attracting Business
Jan 13, 2016 • 47 min
It’s safe to say that all small businesses want customers to be drawn to them, but unlike a moth to a flame, we want them to stick with us and not get burned. We want to be magnetic! Today you’re going to hear about how to be magnetic and the art of…
116: Ian Ryan - Busting through fear and building confidence
Jan 9, 2016 • 33 min
Without a strong mindset, you won’t be able to create better habits in your life. Without good habits, you will never gain any serious momentum with your biggest goals. Sometimes you can hear the same inspiring messages over and over and yet do…
115: Thom Singer - Get the most out of conferences you attend!
Jan 6, 2016 • 49 min
We’re coming upon that time of year when there’s tends to be a lot of conferences. Our guest today is a conference catalyst who will help you get the most out of the conferences you attend and perhaps completely change your mind about why and how to…
114: Jocelyn Glei - Creativity and Meaning
Jan 2, 2016 • 42 min
One of the more challenging transitions for a creative person is to see themselves as a business. Today’s guest writes about work and creativity in the age of distraction. She is interested in inspiring you to be creative, and get into action, so you…
113: Ari Meisel - Less Doing, More Living
Dec 30, 2015 • 30 min
As Warriors often do, we’re going to take an opposite approach to the New Year. While everyone is is talking about more goal setting and freshening up their to-do lists for the new year, we are talking about doing less. We have some great advice,…
112: Tara Swiger - Craft Your Business
Dec 26, 2015 • 38 min
Today we’re going to travel along on the journey of an uncommon entrepreneur. Our guest has gone from having a “real job,” to becoming a yarn maker, to helping thousands of others build successful businesses as creative makers. An exciting,…
111: Paul Busse - All Aboard The Holiday Express!
Dec 23, 2015 • 28 min
We have a guest as close to Santa Claus himself as we can ever get. Year after year his creations inspire all the wonder, the joy, the childlike spirit, that is this time of year. It was a privilege and honor to get a glimpse into the creative process…
110: Bob Berg & David Mann - Being A Go-Giver
Dec 19, 2015 • 50 min
In this season of giving and receiving, we are fortunate to have the co-authors of the book The Go-Giver to help us get to the heart of what it means to give and receive. The value of understanding how to give and also receive is one of the many gifts…
109: Ann Handley - Everybody Writes
Dec 16, 2015 • 41 min
Do you think of yourself as a writer? In today’s online world, we’re all writers. Between emails, social media posts, marketing materials, and content creation we are all writing more than ever before. Learning how to be an effective writer is key….
108: Ann Rea - Crushing The Starving Artist Attitude
Dec 12, 2015 • 38 min
When was the last time you heard a creative person say “I don’t have a career I have a business? Well, buckle up because we’ve invited the Warrior of No Fear to join us for a passionate conversation about being a successful artist and business owner….
107: Art Markman - Making Smart Change
Dec 9, 2015 • 47 min
Let’s face it. It’s hard to make changes in our lives. We’ve all heard really good information about creating change. But what you’re going to hear today, may be the best we’ve come across. It’s a clear, systematic, effective way to make a Smart…
106: Robert Rausch - Maximizing Your Personal Energy
Dec 5, 2015 • 43 min
A Creative Warrior wants to be at their best. Maximizing personal energy so we can put our best work out in the world. For many of us this is a key motivation. Today we are digging into where we get our energy from, what sustains it and how to best…
105: Shama Hyder - Zen Marketing
Dec 2, 2015 • 39 min
We don’t often think about our online marketing, social media or website as being peaceful. Our guest today has a way of making the complex-simple, the noisy-quiet and marketing a bit more zen-like. Known as the “Zen Master of Marketing”…
104: Michelle Gielan - Broadcasting Happiness
Nov 28, 2015 • 39 min
I’m looking forward to an awesome conversation today! That is what’s considered a power lead. Leading with a powerful and optimistic statement that hopefully made you feel optimistic too. In this episode, you’re going to hear about power leads and…
103: Achim Nowak - The Moment
Nov 25, 2015 • 35 min
Welcome to our special Thanksgiving episode! When you think about it, Thanksgiving is a savory holiday. The stuffing, the turkey, the delicious pies. All savory. But these are also the moments that can so easily slip by in all the busyness and be…
102: Noah Fleming - Cultivate Customer Loyalty
Nov 21, 2015 • 46 min
As a business coach, the quickest way I see that most entrepreneurs can improve their business is by nurturing their past client relationships that they have left dormant. The potential to dramatically improve your business with this one thing alone…
101: Kia Kight - - Compose Your Life - A Violinist’s Perspective
Nov 18, 2015 • 44 min
We have a compelling and beautiful story of an artist, in this case, a violinist, who despite being incredibly talented and accomplished, sought to use his instrument for an even greater purpose, inspiration. Kai Kight shares his music and journey and…
100: Jeffrey Shaw- An Intimate Portrait
Nov 14, 2015 • 74 min
Creative Warriors podcast has been an amazing journey that has inspired us, motivated us, and changed our world as we knew it. There is nothing quite like having a “real” reason to do some of the geeky things Jeffrey loves to do most; read…
99: Joseph Jaffe - Z.E.R.O. Marketing Budget
Nov 11, 2015 • 43 min
Wouldn’t it be fantastic if marketing your business and your work didn’t cost anything? If your marketing budget was Zero? Not only is it possible, but it may also just be the best way to promote your business. One of the most sought-after…
98: Tracy Matthews - Selling Luxury
Nov 7, 2015 • 37 min
While every industry has it’s nuances; there can also be remarkable similarities and crossover that all entrepreneurs can leverage. Today you can glean lessons from a coach to jewelry designers about marketing, selling a luxury item and how to succeed…
97: Rohit Bhargava - Leverage Trends To Increase Your Business
Nov 4, 2015 • 40 min
How helpful would it be to be able to spot a trend? In business, it can mean the difference between staying relevant or fading away. We’re digging into how to spot trends. We also chat about trends that will affect all Creative Warriors, from selfies…
96: Chad Pollitt - Motherly Advice about Marketing
Oct 31, 2015 • 41 min
Just do as I say! How often did you hear that from your mother? Today we’re going to hear a lot of the phrases your mother used to say, and surprisingly how valuable marketing lessons can be extracted from that motherly advice to grow our…
95: Bernie Roth - Life By Design
Oct 28, 2015 • 37 min
It’s fair to say that most education is about learning techniques, processes and rules that will help us avoid failure and excel. We learn to become our best selves; sometimes reducing our creativity and taking on behaviors that eliminate the space…
94: Tanya Geisler - The Impostor Complex
Oct 24, 2015 • 34 min
At times, most of us question whether we’re good enough or worry we simply are not ready to do something we desire. That people might think we’re not really who they think you are; that you are an impostor! Creative Warriors is digging into negative…
93: Lee Silber - Diversify Like Crazy!
Oct 21, 2015 • 41 min
Have you ever seen someone with a rewarding and diversified career that is constantly motivated and thought, how do they do that? I want that! Today we are going to get the insights and motivations of one of the more diversified guests we’ve had on…
92: Tara Gentile - Quiet Power Strategy
Oct 17, 2015 • 40 min
We all know, it’s a noisy world. There is a constant flow of content being created and consumed. You can stand out from the noise, by tapping into what makes you effective and compelling. You can use your quiet power to separate yourself from the…
91: Tony Crabbe - Thrive in a World of Too Much
Oct 14, 2015 • 39 min
Are you living a life of constant busyness? Feeling like you rarely get to shut completely down? Take some time to find out why this is happening and more importantly get some solutions on how to change it up! Tony Crabbe is the author of the book…
90: Tiffany Han - Raise Your Hand and Say Yes!
Oct 10, 2015 • 39 min
Building a business based on bold, inspired action is not something that just happens. It’s a process that takes support, acceptance of rejection and a willingness to embrace your inner resilience. It’s not about being 100% ready; it’s about stepping…
89: JV Crum III - Conscious Business
Oct 7, 2015 • 48 min
Many entrepreneurs, particularly creative warriors, seem to somehow “find” themselves in business one day. As if it wasn’t planned as much as it was a transition that just happened. Whether you’ve been in business a long time,…
88: Beth Buelow - Expand Your Capacity Zone
Oct 3, 2015 • 50 min
Have you ever felt like the only way your can change things is by being outside your comfort zone? That, unless you are in a constant state of being on the edge, life will simply stay exactly the same way? This is not true for everyone, especially for…
87: Marc Guberti - Teenage Entrepreneur Crushing it!
Sep 30, 2015 • 41 min
It’s a frequent occurrence to seek out seasoned mature people for advice, training and inspiration. It’s pretty rare to find a 17-year-old who since 11 has created online resources to help elevate people’s lives. Proving that anything is possible if…
86: Greg McKeown - “The Benefits of Pursuing Less”
Sep 26, 2015 • 33 min
It’s fairly safe to say that most if not all of us are aware of the benefits of having more. That more is better and less is bad. Well, that’s not necessarily true. Essentialism is the pursuit of less, but better. In essence it’s about Living…
85: Geeta Nadkarni - Not So Quiet PR
Sep 23, 2015 • 39 min
There comes a point in every entrepreneur’s life when you realize that your message can not be delivered one person at a time if you want to have an impact. And before you know it you’re Googling your fingers off trying to figure out how to increase…
84: Mark Barden - A Beautiful Constraint
Sep 19, 2015 • 43 min
At one point or another, everyone has felt that some limitation has kept them from meeting their ambition. It is human nature to see the problem and the limitation first. And it’s not always easy to find a solution that will make a real difference. If…
83: Emilie Wapnick - Being a Multipotentialite
Sep 16, 2015 • 36 min
We have all felt societal pressure, to pick a “niche” and focus on the one thing we should do. Many of us have fought hard to live up to that expectation, at times feeling downright bad that we would fail if we did not conform. Well, that is simply…
82: Tim Fargo - The A, B, C’s of Success
Sep 12, 2015 • 33 min
Business doesn’t have to be all that complicated. Sometimes a reminder to just keep it simple and get down to business is the best advice you can get. In other words, clarity and action will get you where you want to go! After numerous failed…
81: Jeffrey Hayzlett - Think Big. Act Bigger. Be Relentless.
Sep 9, 2015 • 35 min
One of the biggest core issues people face is linking their vision to actions that will make their goals a reality. It’s not about competition, the weather or a life event. It’s about connecting the dots and being relentless. It’s about plain…
80: Jim Joseph - Be a Brand Not a Product
Sep 5, 2015 • 37 min
Building a brand is all encompassing. It includes your product or service and also includes your brand image, why you do what you do, knowing who you serve and so much more. You will never look at branding and positioning the same way after you listen…
79: Andrew Tarvin- Humor That Works
Sep 2, 2015 • 37 min
It is possible to be more productive, less stressed and happier at work. Sadly, 83% of Americans are stressed at work, 55% are unsatisfied with their career and 47% struggle to stay happy. Andrew Tarvin is a Humor Engineer. Most people learn…
78: Sean D’Souza - How To Increase Prices (without losing customers)
Aug 29, 2015 • 45 min
If you’re looking for help understanding how to price your product or service and raise your prices, then this episode is for you. Banish the confusion, stop second guessing yourself and get down to business. Sean D’Souza was a guest a…
77: Mitch Joel - Reboot Your Life
Aug 26, 2015 • 43 min
Life is not linear. It’s excitingly squiggly! If we embrace this thought, we will certainly have more joy, create a bigger impact and work with and not against the inevitable changes that we all face. Mitch Joel has been called a marketing and…
76: Ramon Vullings - Cross-Industry Innovation
Aug 22, 2015 • 39 min
One of the best places to find fresh ideas could very well be completely outside of your current industry and commonly used resources. Cross-industry innovation is a way to create what is next and separate yourself from what is. Ramon Vullings…
75: Dorie Clark - Stand Out
Aug 19, 2015 • 37 min
Being unique is career insurance. There is no better way to stand out from your competition than to take your big idea, make it unique and put it out into the world. If you are passionate about helping others, Dorie Clark has exceptional advice on how…
74: Lela Barker - Creating a Compelling Brand
Aug 15, 2015 • 42 min
If you’re in business, YOU are your brand, and you are marketing yourself and your talent. Whether you want to build an empire, relaunch, transform or kick off a new venture every successful creative brand must have a solid business…
73: David Meerman-Scott - Marketing Without Fear
Aug 12, 2015 • 42 min
Our always-on, web-driven world has new rules for competing and business growth. Advanced planning is out – agile is IN! Businesses who are real-time responsive will be far more successful than those who fear change and stick to a preconceived…
72: Lynette Crane - The Confident Introvert
Aug 8, 2015 • 36 min
Have you ever wondered why success and acclaim don’t necessarily go to the most talented or skilled, but more often to those who are most visible? Today we are deconstructing what it means to be an introvert and how to leverage the positive aspects of…
71: Todd Henry - Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice
Aug 5, 2015 • 38 min
When the authentic voice of your work is clear, the impact you create is louder than words. It takes a strong sense of identity, vision, and mastery, and we are going to dive into the critical topic of knowing your authentic voice. Critical because…
70: Sheevaun Moran - Inner Game
Aug 1, 2015 • 40 min
We all face disappointment, failure, and loss. Some of us even experience near death struggles. There are even times when entrepreneurs feel they can’t go on. Your turning point will come by deciding what is important to you and taking…
69: Simon T. Bailey - Shift Your Brilliance
Jul 29, 2015 • 37 min
Having the right mindset for the new economy is not an option if you want a sustainable business. Life and business are always in a state of change; how we evolve, engage and energize makes all the difference in our future. Simon T. Bailey is…
68: Jonathan Rivera - Stop Trading Time for Money
Jul 25, 2015 • 37 min
Building a business takes a leap of faith. Achieving your goals takes persistence and coming back after losing it all takes a big dose of resilience. Jonathan Rivera gave up trading time for money as an electrician 11 years ago to pursue freedom. He…
67: Robin Houghton - The Golden Rules of Blogging(and when to break them)
Jul 22, 2015 • 40 min
Blogging like all forms of communication is less daunting when you know the rules(and when to break them). It’s even easier when you find an expert who is willing to offer valuable insider tips and insights. Robin Houghton has 20+ years of…
66: Jennifer Lee - Business the Right Brain Way
Jul 18, 2015 • 39 min
The act of being in business is one of the most creative things a person will ever do. While starting or running a business may appear to be nothing like “creating” your chosen work, it is, in fact, more closely aligned than you think. Jennifer…
65: Dale Partridge - People Over Profit
Jul 15, 2015 • 48 min
People or profit is not an either or choice. The way to do business today is to put people over profit. It is by its very nature a values-based approach to sustainable business and growing profits. It is as Dale Partridge says “not a liability but a…
64: Hal Elrod - Create Your Miracle Morning
Jul 11, 2015 • 41 min
The Miracle Morning is the tool Hal Elrod created to completely change the trajectory of his life. He is living proof that you can overcome adversity and create an extraordinary life and business. Hal was hit head-on by a drunk driver (at 80…
63: Chris Brogan - The Value of Community
Jul 8, 2015 • 23 min
Building your business is not about hiding what makes you unique. In fact, it’s quite the opposite! It’s about embracing what makes you unique! If you’ve ever felt like an outsider, this is for you! Chris Brogan’s insights on business,…
62: Alan Iny - Thinking In New Boxes
Jul 4, 2015 • 34 min
It’s human nature to simplify the complex and put everything in a box. What if it’s not possible to NOT think in a box? Then you need to think in NEW boxes. Alan Iny’s insights provide a fresh perspective at a time when creativity is more…
61: Dr. Susan O’Malley - Tough Cookies Don’t Crumble
Jul 1, 2015 • 37 min
We laughed, we got teary eyed and had more takeaways than expected!If you know what it’s like to fall down and get back up than this episode will rock your world. Drawing on her own challenges, Dr. Susan inspires audiences by delivering personalized,…
60: Cole Hatter - Tragedy To Triumph
Jun 27, 2015 • 46 min
Sometimes nothing is more comforting than being inspired by someone else’s success and motivated through their struggle to forge a new path. Cole Hatter made the fundamental decision not to squander a moment of his life because he almost lost it…
59: Warren Berger - The Power Of Questions
Jun 24, 2015 • 34 min
See how innovators and dynamic businesses harness the power of inquiry—one of the most effective forces for igniting change. Warren Berger has studied hundreds of the worlds leading innovators, red-hot start ups, designers, and creative thinkers…
58: David Parrish - T-Shirts and Suits: The Business of Creativity
Jun 20, 2015 • 43 min
Creativity and profit do not have to be mutually exclusive of one another. You can in fact be creative and have a profitable business that brings you and others great joy. We are pleased beyond words to have a leading voice on the subject of passion…
57: Doug Sandler - Why Nice Guys (and gals) Finish First
Jun 17, 2015 • 40 min
“Why Nice Guys (and gals) Finish First”
56: Bryan Kramer - Human to Human - #H2H
Jun 8, 2015 • 41 min
The way we use social media continues to rapidly morph and change at a pace most could never have imagined. When social media is used well it can dramatically increase your ability to successfully navigate this web of technology, literally removing…
55: Achim Nowak - Why Deep Connection Accelerates Personal Success
Jun 2, 2015 • 39 min
Technology has made it socially acceptable to communicate in sound bites at a furious pace. At the same time we seem to know less and less about how to deeply, profoundly connect. Without a balance between the two, disconnection is inevitable says…
54: David Goldstein - Your Personal Style of Creativity
May 27, 2015 • 42 min
To remain competitive, every person needs to act more creatively. The good news is that everyone can be creative in their own way, using their natural strengths and personal style. It doesn’t require that all the stars in the sky align. Instead…
53: Doug Sundheim - Smart Risk Taking
May 18, 2015 • 36 min
We take risks everyday, because everyday we are making decisions that will produce outcome of some type, both professional and personally. It really comes down to what are you willing to take a stand for. In other words, what brings you meaning….
52: Barry Feldman - Content Marketing That Rocks
May 13, 2015 • 38 min
The world of online content creation can be a overwhelming place for the creative business owner. Even when it’s not, at minimum, its daunting. It’s common knowledge that in todays content laden eEnvironment that top performers offer…
51: Cornell Thomas - The Power of Positivity
May 6, 2015 • 35 min
Why Me? Why is this unplanned uncomfortable thing happening? I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who at one time or another has not had that thought or stayed in that mental space a little longer than they wanted to. Every once in a while…
50: Sean D’Souza - What Makes Your Customers Buy
Apr 29, 2015 • 45 min
Why do some customers buy—and more importantly what causes them to hesitate? That’s what Sean D’Souza spends most of his time digging into. And it’s this deep understanding of what causes customers to buy and keep coming back, that has created…
49: Honore’e Corder - Business Dating
Apr 22, 2015 • 42 min
I’m thrilled to bring back to the Creative Warriors podcast serial author, business coach and speaker, Honorée Corder. She is the best-selling author of more than a dozen books, including her newest publication “Business Dating:…
48: Ted Rubin - Return on Relationship
Apr 13, 2015 • 36 min
Today is the age of influence! Anyone with the will can build a brand, effect change and make a difference. In many ways it the height of creativity. You can use todays technology and your skills in ways that are limited only by your imagination. Big…
47: Denise Martin - Words Do Create Your World
Apr 3, 2015 • 49 min
Words create worlds. It’s true in how we speak to others and how we speak to OURSELVES. If you are feeling like some of the “tape” running in your head is not serving you or your communications are just not landing with customers,…
46: Dr. Julie Connor - Dreams to Action
Mar 30, 2015
Dream big, plan well, work smart, and pursue your passion with confidence are the life altering topics that Dr. Julie Connor has made her mission to bring to the world. As she said during our interview “I’ve spent half of my life teaching…
45: Randy Gage - Think Prosperity
Mar 25, 2015 • 44 min
“There’s more of an idea shortage then a money shortage.” says author Randy Gage. That can be a hard pill to swallow when you personally are feeling the pinch. Yet it’s hard to argue that fact when there is literally gazillion…
44: Jeff Goins - The Art of Work. What’s Calling You?
Mar 16, 2015 • 46 min
Do you think you know what your calling is? Your purpose or your why? In his latest book, “The Art of Work”, author Jeff Goins takes on these big questions, makes it remarkably simple, and offers practical ways to find your calling in…
43: Tiamo DeVettori - When Your Dream Becomes Your Business
Mar 10, 2015 • 42 min
Every once in a while you meet someone who is unabashedly introspective while at the same time outwardly insightful. Tiamo De Vettori is most definitely a Creative Warrior. Taking his passion, his hobby, and turning it into a diversified business that…
42: Kathleen Gage - Power Up For Profits
Feb 27, 2015 • 36 min
Kathleen Gage is a “no-nonsense, common sense” speaker, author, product creation specialist and owner of the highly successful company, “Power Up for Profits.” An expert in the business of online marketing, Kathleen helps her…
CWU - Gift 1
Feb 27, 2015 • 56 min
41: Miki Agrawal - DO COOL SH*T
Feb 24, 2015 • 33 min
What sucks in your world could very well be your opportunity for innovative ideas, solve a problem and create something that is as unique as you are. I spoke with serial lifestyle entrepreneur Miki Agrawal who says all of her businesses have revolved…
40: Scott Steinberg - Make Change Work For You
Feb 17, 2015 • 35 min
There is no change that is completely free of risk. In fact, I would say that change without some level of risk is not really change at all. It’s window dressing. I had an interesting conversation about finding ways to increase your value in an…
39: Jeanna Gabellini - Rock Your Profits!
Feb 11, 2015 • 40 min
Jeanna Gabellini is a Master Business Coach who supports conscious entrepreneurs to double (and even triple) their profits by leveraging attraction principles, proven strategies, and fun.
38: Diane Currie Sam - Your EPIC Story in Business
Feb 4, 2015 • 38 min
We are taught from an early age that we are thinking creatures that feel. The truth is that we are feeling creatures that think. The power of communicating your story can be your greatest differentiator in business. It stands to reason that connecting…
37: Todd Henry - Die Empty
Jan 29, 2015 • 35 min
“Make sure you are not leaving things inside you that are meant for others” is just one of the many insights from my conversation with Todd. I was thrilled to have author, speaker, trainer and podcast host Todd Henry to discuss creativity,…
36: Chris Reimer - Happywork
Jan 27, 2015 • 33 min
“Design your own user experience,” or someone else will do it for you! A fascinating chat with author Chris Reimer that included paradigm shifts and work life balance insights along with the value of being happy both at and away from your…
35: Danielle Watson - What a Purse Has To Say
Jan 20, 2015 • 35 min
What does a purse say about someone? If you consider not only the choice of style but also the stories behind the items inside, well, I would say a purse has a lot to offer about who someone is. Danielle Watson is an anthropologist and the creator of…
34: Rory Vaden - How to Multiply Time
Jan 15, 2015 • 48 min
Does the idea of being able to multiply time sound too good to be true? Rory Vaden’s new book called “Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time” will prove otherwise. In it he profiles some of the most successful people on…
33: Michael Port - Find Your Best Performance
Jan 12, 2015 • 51 min
Talk about doing what you’re meant to do. Sometimes it can be easy to overlook the obvious. While Michael Port is a 5 time author, international keynote speaker, trainer and business coach, he is also an experienced actor having appeared on Sex…
32: Brian Whetten - A Little Process for Making Big Decisions
Jan 9, 2015 • 42 min
Ever get caught up making a decision? A big or small decision? Of course you have. We all have. Fear of making the “wrong decision” can cause inaction and missed opportunities. What if you had a practically fool-proof method for decision making,…
31: Brian Clark - Your Online Platform
Jan 5, 2015 • 44 min
Having an online “presence” is more than just being online. It’s your platform says Brian Clark. A place to be noticed, share, give and receive. A place to get your message out and a place to be found. Not unlike a stage a speaker…
30: Ellen Rogin - Picture Your Prosperity
Jan 2, 2015 • 44 min
Ellen Rogin is the rare person that is as comfortable talking about the power of compound interest as she is the power of belief. In her book “Picture Your Prosperity”, Ellen offers one of the most progressive approaches to what makes many people run…
29: Honore’e Corder - Setting Goals That Stick
Dec 29, 2014 • 36 min
At the close of every year you take pause, look back, while also looking forward to plan your New Year. Whether you are a big goal setter or not isn’t relevant. The reality is a calendar year is a big marker for everyone. The reality is that…
A Positive Escalator - We Are All Going Up!
Dec 24, 2014 • 4 min
Highlights from various past episodes on Creative Warriors including Jay Baer, Jordan Harbinger, Ted Coine, David Mead, Ben Newman, Kevin Swan, Thai Nguyen and Corwin Hiebert
28: Bob Pranga - Dr. Christmas- Tree Stylist to the Stars
Dec 22, 2014 • 33 min
Bob Pranga aka Dr. Christmas dropped in to chat about being a Christmas tree stylist to the stars. Bob has pulled off many holiday miracles for star studded celebrities including Candice Bergen, Mario Lopez, Whoopi Goldberg, Alison Sweeney, Nancy…
27: Dr. Matthew Kaplowitz - A Ferrari mind with bicycle brakes
Dec 15, 2014 • 34 min
The inner workings of creative minds and some of the challenges we face with clinical psychologist Dr. Matthew Kaplowitz. More importantly we discussed how to manage our Ferrari mind when we have bicycle brakes. How when you feel like you have a…
26: Corwin Hiebert - Inspiring Creativity and Commerce
Dec 9, 2014 • 35 min
The #1 challenge a creative person faces every day is creating demand for their work. Without demand you simply can not sustain a profitable business using your talent. This is one of the many topics I happily discuss with todays guest Corwin Hiebert….
25: Ted Coine - The Human Side of Social Media
Dec 2, 2014 • 45 min
Since 2008, “social media” as we knew it has changed and continues to morph into something much more than a form of entertainment or a way of doing business. It has given all of us the ability to connect on an intimate level that is so…
24: Selina Maitreya - A Feast for the Soul
Nov 25, 2014 • 43 min
Gratitude, abundance and grace are always at hand. I am thrilled to offer a cornucopia of insights on this special Thanksgiving Day episode from todays guest, spiritual teacher Selina Maitreya. I had the great pleasure of speaking to Selina, about how…
23: Ben Newman - Are You 100% In The Game?
Nov 17, 2014 • 36 min
“YOUR success is not just about changing YOUR habits, it’s about changing the way YOU think.” That quote from best-selling author and international speaker Ben Newman may put you on edge or intrigue you and the reality is it should…
22: David Mead - of the Simon Sinek Team
Nov 11, 2014 • 41 min
David Mead is part of New York Times best-selling author Simon Sinek’s team. You may know Simon from his famed TED Talk, “How Great Leaders Inspire” and for being a passionate thought leader that is internationally recognized and…
21: David duChemin - How To Feed A Starving Artist
Nov 2, 2014 • 40 min
I sat down with photographer and author David duChemin to discuss his latest book “How To Feed A Starving Artist”. We discuss everything from the #1 money issue most creative business owners face to how a semi-debilitating accident changed…
20: Greg Taylor - Be A Solopreneur No More
Oct 30, 2014 • 37 min
WordPress and marketing expert Greg Taylor shares with us his experience about team building, collaboration with others and problem solving. This interview is full of practical business advice including some awesome WordPress tips. Greg is a…
19: Jordan Harbinger - How Business is Like Dating
Oct 21, 2014 • 38 min
A lively conversation with relationship expert Jordan Harbinger of The Art of Charm about how business is a lot like dating.
18: Jay Baer - YOUTILITY: Why Smart Marketing Is About Help Not Hype
Oct 14, 2014 • 40 min
Digital marketing expert and best-selling author Jay Baer says that the difference between helping and selling is just two letters. But those two letters are critically important to the success of your business in the age of information overload. Jay…
17: Kevin Swan - An Entrepreneur Putting Family First
Oct 7, 2014 • 33 min
Unassuming lifestyle entrepreneur Kevin Swan joins us today to discuss his latest “project”—packing up his family in an Airstream trailer and traveling across the USA. It’s about making decisions and acting on them. It’s about kicking…
16: Dan LeFave - Having A Money Making Mind-Set
Sep 30, 2014 • 36 min
Money mind-set expert Dan LeFave and I discuss money and the unspoken conflict that many creative business owners face. It can be a challenge with something as “tangible” as money to believe that it has anything to do with how we think. The truth is,…
15: Tom Asacker - The Business of Belief
Sep 23, 2014 • 32 min
It all start with our beliefs! In this chat with 5 time author Tom Asacker, we’ll look at why we get stuck in our beliefs, how we can change the stories we tell ourselves to change our results, and how BELIEF is the next big thing in business.
14: Thai Nguyen - Making a Living, Living The Dream
Sep 17, 2014 • 32 min
Thai Nguyen is a self proclaimed professional re-inventor. He’s a 5-star chef, an international kick-boxer, a writer, speaker, and mindset-transformation coach. Thai is the true meaning of a Lifestyle Entrepreneur. As Thai says, “making a…
8 examples of why success is about YOU
Sep 15, 2014 • 4 min
13: Nancy Michaels - Reinventing Your Life
Sep 9, 2014 • 41 min
The queen of reinvention, Nancy Michaels has pulled through coma, brain surgery, multiple life threatening complications, rehabilitation, divorce, loss, the challenges that come from being a single parent of three, and is a self sufficient business…
12: Chris Guillebeau - Finding The Quest That Will Bring Purpose To Your Life
Sep 2, 2014 • 33 min
Chris Guillebeau, New York Times best selling author, modern-day world traveler, and host of World Domination Summit join us warriors. He shares his thoughts on what a quest is and how having a quest can completely change your life experience. Chris…
11: Lori Nordstrom - An Intimate Portrait
Aug 26, 2014 • 35 min
Photographer Lori Nordstrom speaks about her business, the charity she started and her overall thoughts on being a successful entrepreneur. It was a lively and transparent conversation that offered some great insights. To know Lori is to love and…
10: Barry Friedman - Juggling is Not The Final Act
Aug 19, 2014 • 34 min
When I first heard about a guy that created an abundant lifestyle as a juggler I was immediately intrigued. As one half of the world famous juggling duo The Raspyni Brothers, Barry Friedman exemplifies the creative warrior spirit. Free to create with…
9: Mauricio Estrella - Change Your Life by Changing Your Password
Aug 11, 2014 • 34 min
Is it possible to change your life by changing your passwords? Yes, you read that right. Your passwords. The ones you use dozens of times a day to access everything. Today’s guest, Mauricio Estrella, knows first hand that it certainly is! He has used…
8: Warren Broad - It’s The Landing That Counts
Aug 4, 2014 • 38 min
Let’s face it. We all fall emotionally, spiritually or financially at one time or another. When we focus on our landing instead of the fall we get the opportunity to start our journey in a different way. Much of success in business and in life…
7: Bob Burg - Being a Go-Giver in business
Jul 29, 2014 • 37 min
Can a subtle shift in focus really make that big of a difference in your business and income? Author Bob Burg says, “absolutely, yes!” Especially when that shift in focus is from making money as the target to serving others as the target. You…
6: Brett Relander - What You Need to Know About Google+
Jul 14, 2014 • 40 min
Sometimes you sit down to have a chat with someone who has done some pretty impressive things, like gaining 90.000 followers on twitter in short order or 4,000 fans on G+ in 5 months and you ask yourself, How? What exactly does someone do to…
5: Jeremy Cowart - Photographer and Humanitarian
Jul 14, 2014 • 28 min
Awe-inspiring celebrity photographer, published author, humanitarian and social media guru Jeremy Cowart proves that you can make a great living doing what you love, give back to causes close to your heart all while fully embracing the creative…
4: Rick Tamlyn - Play Your Bigger Game
Jul 8, 2014 • 37 min
Is it possible to find your compelling purpose and truly have the life of your wildest dreams? Actually, anything is possible. “Life is all made up” says Rick Tamlyn, published author, speaker, business coach, Coaches Training Institute leader and…
3: Nathan Holritz - Work/Life Balance
Jul 1, 2014 • 37 min
Nathan Holritz is an accomplished wedding photographer, creator of Photographers Edit service and the brain child of www.ihavealife.com, a movement of sorts that empathizes with the imbalance in our lives. Providing peer recognition, tips and…
2: Michael Port - Creative Thought Leader and Author
Jun 24, 2014 • 37 min
Michael Port has been called “an uncommonly honest author” by the Boston Globe and a “marketing guru” by The Wall Street Journal and is a coveted New York Times Bestselling business author. I sat down with this 5 time author, international…
1: Sally Hogshead - How The World Sees You
Jun 17, 2014 • 36 min
Sally Hogshead, New York Times best-selling author of “How The World Sees You”, speaker hall of fame inductee, and creator of Fascination Advantage® Assessment is living proof that to add the greatest value you can to the people around you, simply…