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Episode Info: Joby Harris has worked for the past 20 years as a designer & artist in the film, television, music, print, theme park & aerospace industries.  He now works for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a Visual Strategist. All in all, he tends to operate more like a kitchen than a drive-thru.  He aims to create work that triggers peoples imaginations so what they imagine does most of the creating. His work has traveled to Comicon, the TED Conference, the Super Bowl & to space. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/jobyharris In this episode, Joby discusses: -Some of his earliest creative moments, including his 21-book series, “What Ninjas Can Do.” -Being willing to wear many different creative hats along his journey and how that all added up to him being a well-rounded creative person. -The opportunity he created for himself to work with a local special effects artist. -The importance of teaching, mentorship, and surrounding yourself with likeminded creative peers. -The story of the exoplanet posters for JPL. -How he didn’t think that many people were going to see the exoplanet posters, yet he still pulled an all-nighter to create them with excellence. -How he responded to the posters going viral. -Giving your audience as much possibility to put themselves into your art as you can, so that they are able to tell their own story through your creativity. -How outer space and space exploration can help to bring people together, especially if the arts are involved. -How he realized that he is actually more creative in the morning, whereas he used to think he was a night owl. -The importance of being a voracious reader. Joby's Final Push will inspire you to leave people better off than before they met you!   Quotes: “You don’t have to really teach anything, you just get people around each other and they naturally elevate themselves.” “Whatever I do, I’m going to do it with excellence.” “These were real worlds that could exist and people imagined themselves there and they had the NASA meatball stamp on it.  So I think it was kind of lightning in a bottle.” “It’s the thing that you do, that you donRead more »

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