About This Show
Do you want to pursue your creativity but are unsure where to start?
Do you want to take your side project to the next level and attract clients?
If so, then the Perspective Podcast is for you.
Scotty Russell of Perspective-Collective wants to encourage you to scratch that creative itch as you don't know who you could impact when you share your work.
Each week he dishes out short, fiery episodes to give you an extra push to make time to pursue something that's important to you. There will be adversity along the way, but these episodes are designed to keep moving your creative career forward.
Keep showing up, keep putting in the work and keep creating...you got this!
Most Recent Episode
PP 038: Creative Decision-Making: If Not a Hell Yes Than It’s a Hell No
6 days ago
The Power of No & the Value of Your Time This past April at Creative South, I got to listen to a panel discussion by Marc Hemeon and Joel Beukelman of Design Inc. which links companies and freelancers together. Scratch that, according to Marc, design panels suck so they turned it into a quirky session about 70ish Life and Business Lessons for Designers. What made it even more enjoyable was the Always Sunny in Philadelphia theme music in the background along with the energy and humor they injected into the presentation. One of the biggest takeaways that punched me in the gut was when they said: “If it’s not a Hell Yes, then it’s a Hell No.” This spoke volumes to how I used to take on work simply out of financial scarcity or due to feeling obligated. I want this episode to drive home the fact that saying no creates more time for the work that excites you. Listening to this episode better be a hell yes to you. The Power of No Why is it so hard to say no to people? For me, it always landed into two buckets: There was an element of people pleasing or obligation Money was tight and projects felt scarce Letting these guide my decisions of saying yes got me into some shitty commitments that held my time and excitement hostage. Only in the last two years have I discovered the power of saying no. To be honest, saying no has allowed me to stumble across exciting new work that let me evolve as an artist. For example, in September of 2016, I randomly got the chance to do my first mural. The only reason I was free to take on this new challenge was because I turned down a not so exciting job the week before. Murals have easily blossomed into the work that excites me the most. Who knows when or if I would’ve stumbled across this new medium had I committed to the other