Your Creative Push
About This Show
Your Creative Push is the podcast that pushes YOU to pursue your creative passion, even though you have a busy, full-time life. Twice a week, Youngman Brown interviews artists, musicians, writers, photographers, graphic designers, and other inspirational creative individuals in an attempt to get them to inspire you to put aside your excuses and START DOING WORK. Each artist opens up to YOU, revealing the things that hold THEM back on a daily basis, and how they FIGHT THROUGH IT. They then give you one final push, in an attempt to motivate you to start doing work as soon as the episode is over. If you have a full-time job or full-time responsibilities and WISH that you had the COURAGE and MOTIVATION to FINALLY do that thing that has been on your mind, this podcast is for you!
Most Recent Episode
207: If you DON’T TRY, you’re never going to know (w/ Derek Rodenbeck)
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Derek Rodenbeck is an artist, photographer, travel blogger, entrepreneur, a proud dad of two massive dogs, a current student at the University of Pennsylvania, and an Army veteran. Currently, he is taking a break from it all, traveling across the United States with his girlfriend and two massive dogs, and that’s where we are catching up with him today. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/derekrodenbeck In this episode, Derek discusses: -How he struggled in high school and his teachers told him that he wouldn’t amount to anything. -His epiphany in the Army that he wanted to be an artist. -The Kubert School and the success that he found in college. -How he balances his time with all of the many projects he has going on at once. -How to determine when it is time to abandon a project that isn’t giving you satisfaction anymore or taking you to the place you thought it would. -Why he took a break after finishing his latest commission. -What led to his decision to leave on his adventure with his girlfriend. -One of his worst moments on his adventure, which ended up also being a very positive moment. -What it costs him to go on this adventure. -The love that he has for his dogs and the role they play in his journey. -Riding with the Wolves. Derek's Final Push will inspire you to find the thing that makes you happy and then do that thing until it doesn’t make you happy anymore. Quotes: “I just put everything I had into it. I wanted to prove all those people wrong.” “You can do a lot of different things, but you really need to focus in on one or two things at a time and then finish them.” “I think it’s all about realizing when you have to swallow the hard pill and when you have to cough it back up.” “Find the thing that makes you happy and then do that thing until it doesn’t make you happy anymore.” “Don’t feel like you’re ever stuck doing something. Because you’re not. You’re never stuck. You can find a way out. You
Rated 4 out of
Do creative types need daily inspiration?
My first thought was- maybe not. I am a painter, my husband is a writer. We both have full time jobs, and was interested to see what's new with this new podcast. Curiously enough, the good mix of guests so far has made me wonder... do we need daily inspiration? I still think not, but this is a podcast I would like to catch up with every once in a while to see what the guests have to share.
Date published: 2016-01-22