About This Show
Do you want to pursue your creativity but are unsure where to start?
Do you want to build an audience and serve a creative need in the world?
If so, then the Perspective Podcast is for you.
Scotty Russell of Perspective-Collective wants to encourage you to keep pushing your creative career forward. His mission is to help you find a fulfilling demand for your work in the world through weekly, fiery pep-talks to push you to become your very best.
Let’s start taking your creative career seriously while enjoying the process.
Most Recent Episode
PP 026: 3 Ways to Stay Inspired to Create Your Personal Work
Stay Inspired & Pursue Why You Got Into Art in the First Place This week is a very special episode as I’m doing my first interview on the show with my good friend Eric Friedensohn also know as Efdot. He knows how to stay inspired to create for his personal side projects. Eric is a talented hand lettering artist and designer based out of Brooklyn, New York. He’s worked with the likes of Pat Flynn and taught lettering workshops for Vayner Media. He’s work at We Work and is the creator of the Optimist Project. He’s big into skateboarding and traveling and it’s an honor to have him as the first guest on this show. Why Do You Feel Uninspired to Create in the First Place? The Resistance Steven Pressfield - War of Art The resistance: is a universal force that has one sole mission: to keep things as they are. is the force that will stop an individual's creative activity through any means necessary, whether it be rationalizing, inspiring fear and anxiety, presenting distractions, raising the voice of an inner critic, and much more. will use any tool to stop creation flowing from an individual, no matter what field the creation is in. Steven Pressfield states, "The best way to fight the resistance is to do you work." He encourages the artist to "Go Pro." This mean going from being an amateur hobbyist to becoming a professional because pros don’t make excuses—they do the work. Many search for motivation when Motivation comes from the act of doing, but one may need inspiration in the first place. Eric’s POV On Resistance and Feeling Uninspired to Create Refusing to give into the resistance and doing the work isn't always so simple and straight forward. Everywhere you look there are endless things to pursue and they are designed to be addicting distractions.