The Creative Slice Podcast
About This Show
Discover how you can succeed as an independent creative, each episode Lloyd Hofmeyr chats with inspiring artists, successful creatives and entrepreneurs who have pushed their style into an uncommon place, on how they’ve discovered their unique slice of the world, their successes and how they market themselves to help you slice out a niche for yourself in this ever changing creative landscape!
Whether it's through setting routines, packaging your work creatively, marketing yourself on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook Instagram, setting up a unique lifestyle, looking for a online course to help take your career further, getting encouraged by profitable artists, been motivated through stories by like-minded creatives, learn how to start, to finish and to work through the lows mid project. As an aspiring fulltime creator plug in to the interviews with creatives and entrepreneurs who have prospered and found happiness in their field.
Most Recent Episode
TCS 009 – Creative Education and Sustainable Design with John Hardy
Dec 13 16
There are few people that you meet that completely make you look at life anew and make another way of living seem so fresh and easy to adopt. As far as creativity and entrepreneurial thinking goes- we all wish that our schooling could’ve been a head start rather than having to unlearn the reactive industrial age thinking before been able to succeed with new projects John's a Canadian born creative who found his way to Bali in 1975 and intrigued by Bali's artisan tradition he started producing jewelry with the local craftsmen which grew into the now world famous John Hardy Jewelry. I'd followed John Hardy's work after hearing his TED talk about his Green School Dream and I was both excited and nervous to interview him but his dry sense of humour with his serious concern for sustainable living made our relaxed conversation enthralling. The classrooms of the Green School are wall-less bamboo buildings set in the jungles in Bali, these incredible spaces can only open kids minds and instil a love for nature and learning. Green School is a community integrated school with the kids learning from and creating for their society, empowering them to become green leaders. Please enjoy this episode, with the fascinating John Hardy What we chat about in this episode: Bamboo buildings and the importance of working in a place that inspires you. The similarities between schools and distilleries. Why we need to focus philanthropic giving on fewer creative activities. Inspirational spaces as the core for marketing creative projects. Who succeeds between the Doers vs Fancy Dancers vs Dodgers Links & People mentioned in this episode:. Read more about the Green School in Bali The 'green' gravitational water vortex electrical generation system Luxury Bamboo design by Ibuku- the creators of Green Schools buildings Ibuku Bali Get in touch with John Hardy John's blog - "Green by John" John