The Creative Life Show
About This Show
Joanna Pieters talks to outstanding thinkers, creators, innovators and people who have created extraordinary things. They share their stories of how they keep their creativity alive, their own journey into frustration and stuck-ness, and how they returned to flow. In addition, you’ll discover the latest thinking on innovation, brain science and creative productivity. Whether you want to revolutionise your job, inspire your team, complete a novel or start a business, the Creative Life Show gives you the practical tools, the inspiration, resources and motivation to unleash your most powerful creative expression. Get more resources, inspiration and motivation at www.creativelifeshow.com.
Most Recent Episode
How to beat your fear of being boring, with Emma Stroud
Do you love being a creative but hate having to put yourself 'out there'? I've brought in the brilliant Emma Stroud to talk about the importance of telling our own stories as creatives. Should we wear our heart on our sleeve, or let our work speak for itself? And how do we know when we've given away just a bit too much? Emma shares her own story of getting totally stuck by fear, and what she learned by spending a day going round London dressed as a banana.Here are some of the great value bombs you'll find in this episode:- The value of giving yourself permission - whether to be silly, serious, or just to have fun in your work- How to use structure to reduce fear, and stop your emotions taking over- Why your story is definitely interesting to the rest of the world - and how to find it- Why you don't think you're good at public speaking, and what you can do about it- What to do if you want your creative work to speak for itself, but you know it's holding you back- How to decide what to share, and what to keep private- Emma's liberating diary format that makes sure she finds time for all the important things in her lifeFind all the links at creativelifeshow.com, and download your free Creative's Distraction Buster - because creative brains are different. Click to view: show notes and transcript