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About This Show
This podcast covers a range of topics, focusing on the theme that creative individuals are the ones who drive change in this world. It’s the small businesses, the artists, the risk takers; these are the ones in the driver’s seat.
Most Recent Episode
TFP-018 Becoming The Creative Entrepreneur You Are – Carl Nordgren
Are you really creative?
Many people don’t think of themselves as creative or entrepreneurial. In this episode, my guest and I discuss how incredibly wrong this is and how we are literally born as creative entrepreneurs.
My guest, Carl Nordgren is a veteran entrepreneur and creative professional. We talk about some of the ideas in his latest book called Becoming a Creative Genius (again).
Some of the ideas we touch on
* What it is to be creative
* the Importance of action
* Practice and more
The lessons in the episode are important for every entrepreneur whether you are just starting out or a start-up veteran.
Links and Resources
Research on walking to boost your creativity
Carl Nordgren was born in Greenville, Mississippi where his great grandmother’s house was across the street from the boyhood home of author Walker Percy. Carl has worked as a fishing guide on the English River in Northwestern Ontario and on the White River in the Arkansas Ozarks, as a bartender, a foundry man, and an entrepreneur. He lived with his family in Ireland for a year where he researched the IRA, and for 14 years he taught courses in Creativity and Entrepreneurship at Duke University. He graduated from Knox College and lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife Marie where they have raised three daughters.