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
274: Cover bands don't change the world (w/ Todd Henry)
6 days ago
Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of four books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, and Herding Tigers) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work. Todd is also the host of The Accidental Creative Podcast, which has delivered weekly tips and ideas for staying prolific, brilliant, and healthy since 2005. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/toddhenry In this episode, Todd discusses: -How the pressure to be creative all day at our jobs can wear and tear at us. -His discovery in The Accidental Creative that successful people all share many of the same habits and qualities. -His FRESH method for finding and solving your problems quickly, and managing your relationships, energy, stimuli, and hours. -The importance of saying “no” to things that you know will drain your energy from the more important things that you intend to create. -The power of secret work and private victories. -His advice for people who are starting to consider turning their side hustle into their “main” hustle. -His new book, Herding Tigers. Todd's Final Push will remind you that the work that you do matters and the way that you bring yourself to your work matters! Quotes: “We’re not wired to produce creatively like machines.” “Which of these good things in my life needs to go away so that something better can be born?” “What do I need to prune from my life so that I have the energy I need to be able to focus on the more important stuff that I’m tasked with?” “Cover bands don’t change the world. You have to find your own unique voice if you want to thrive.” Links mentioned: Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Cre
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