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Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness shares insights to help you thrive as a 21st Century Creative. He also interviews leading creators in the arts and creative industries. Every guest sets you a Creative Challenge based on the theme of the interview.

Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness shares insights to help you thrive as a 21st Century Creative. He also interviews leading creators in the arts and creative industries. Every guest sets you a Creative Challenge based on the theme of the interview.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness shares insights to help you thrive as a 21st Century Creative. He also interviews leading creators in the arts and creative industries. Every guest sets you a Creative Challenge based on the theme of the interview.

Language:

English

Contact:

+447816848327


Episodes

Episode 50! Avoiding the Advice Trap with Michael Bungay Stanier

8/24/2020
Today’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Michael Bungay Stanier, a returning guest whose interview way back in Season 1 proved very popular. And his book The Coaching Habit turned out to be even more popular, as it went on to sell three quarters of a million copies. Michael is back with some excellent […] The post Episode 50! Avoiding the Advice Trap with Michael Bungay Stanier appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The 21st Century Illustrator with...

Duration:01:05:52

The 21st Century Illustrator with Krystal Lauk

8/17/2020
Today’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Krystal Lauk, an illustrator who took an unconventional path by creating illustrations for tech companies, and founded a studio that counts Google, Uber, Facebook and The New York Times among its clients. It’s a fascinating story of discovery and enterprise at what Krystal calls ‘the intersection of […] The post The 21st Century Illustrator with Krystal Lauk appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The Adventure of...

Duration:01:01:48

Writing a World-Changing Book with Cynthia Morris

8/10/2020
Today’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Cynthia Morris, a coach for creatives who shares insights on the book-writing process, based on her latest book The Busy Woman’s Guide to Writing a World-Changing Book. So if you are contemplating writing a book – whether it’s your first one or your twenty-first – there is […] The post Writing a World-Changing Book with Cynthia Morris appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments In reply to Diane Reesor. Hi Diane, Thanks for...

Duration:01:05:59

The Adventure of Writing with Emily Kimelman

8/3/2020
Today’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Emily Kimelman, a thriller author who has travelled the world in a boat and criss-crossed the USA in an Airstream trailer while writing and publishing her books, and selling hundreds of thousands of copies in the process. Emily’s adventurous spirit shines through in her writing as well […] The post The Adventure of Writing with Emily Kimelman appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The 21st Century Illustrator...

Duration:00:56:35

Naomi Dunford on Marketing for Creatives

7/27/2020
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Naomi Dunford, a contrarian marketing guru who has been ‘helping weirdos sell things on the internet’ for many years. So if you’re the kind of creator who loves making your work but hates the very idea of marketing, then I recommend you listen to what […] The post Naomi Dunford on Marketing for Creatives appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The 21st Century Illustrator with Krystal LaukThe Adventure...

Duration:01:07:02

Making Music Sustainable with Steve Lawson

7/20/2020
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Steve Lawson, a musician described by Bass Guitar magazine as “Britain’s most innovative bassist, no contest”. Instead of playing in a band as part of the rhythm section, the way bass players are supposed to, Steve is a solo artist, who creates what he describes […] The post Making Music Sustainable with Steve Lawson appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The Adventure of Writing with Emily...

Duration:01:18:53

Joanna Penn on Productivity and Audio for Creatives

7/13/2020
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative Podcast is Joanna Penn, an Award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thrillers and dark fantasy, which she writes as J.F. Penn. She is also known for dispensing information and inspiration for authors and creatives via her popular podcast The Creative Penn, and her […] The post Joanna Penn on Productivity and Audio for Creatives appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments In reply to Gladys...

Duration:01:22:21

Traditional Crafts in the 21st Century with Nick Hand

7/6/2020
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative Podcast is Nick Hand, founder of The Department of Small Works and The Letterpress Collective, where he does amazing work with antique letterpress printing technology. He talks about the relationship between old and new technology, traditional crafts and the modern world, in an interview that draws on […] The post Traditional Crafts in the 21st Century with Nick Hand appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments In reply to...

Duration:01:07:13

Marcus du Sautoy on AI and the Future of Creativity

6/29/2020
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is the eminent Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, who takes us on a voyage through the weird and wonderful world of artificial intelligence (AI) and creativity, drawing on insights from his latest book The Creativity Code: How AI Is Learning to Write, Paint and Think (Amazon US […] The post Marcus du Sautoy on AI and the Future of Creativity appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments And now, you can judge those...

Duration:01:11:25

John T. Unger: 21st Century Artist

6/22/2020
Today we kick off Season 5 of The 21st Century Creative, the podcast that helps you thrive as a creative professional amid the demands, distractions and opportunities of the 21st Century. Our first guest is John T. Unger, an artist who makes art on a big scale, and who takes full advantage of the opportunities […] The post John T. Unger: 21st Century Artist appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:22:04

Voicing Your Truth with Monique DeBose

9/2/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Monique DeBose, an award-winning singer-songwriter and playwright, who has toured throughout America, Europe, India and Asia. Her third album, The Sovereign One, debuted at No.2 on the iTunes Jazz Charts. Inspired by her experience of of what it means to be half African-American, half Irish-American, Monique […] The post Voicing Your Truth with Monique DeBose appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:02:43

Bat-Signal Marketing for Creatives with Ilise Benun

8/26/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Ilise Benun, known as the Marketing Mentor. Ilise has spent over 30 years helping ‘the creatively self employed’ to succeed in business, and has written seven books and produced over 300 episodes of her Marketing Mentor podcast. Ilise is an in-demand conference speaker and is the […] The post Bat-Signal Marketing for Creatives with Ilise Benun appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:59:04

What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding as a Creative? with Deborah Henry-Pollard

8/19/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Deborah Henry-Pollard, a creative coach based in London who describes her work as ‘Using my skills to support creative people who make us see the world in another way’. She is also the author of a great book called What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding as […] The post What’s Your Excuse for Not Succeeding as a Creative? with Deborah Henry-Pollard appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:09:56

The Freelance Way with Robert Vlach

8/12/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Robert Vlach, a business consultant who specializes in supporting independent professionals and business owners, and the author of a new book, The Freelance Way. Early in his career, he encountered the highs and lows of the freelance life, and as you’ll hear in the interview, […] The post The Freelance Way with Robert Vlach appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:18:28

The Essential Elements of a Successful Story with Erik Bork

8/5/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Erik Bork – a screenwriter, producer, script consultant and coach who has won two Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for his work on the HBO series Band of Brothers and From the Earth to the Moon. For each series he wrote multiple episodes and was […] The post The Essential Elements of a Successful Story with Erik Bork appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:07:44

Mindful Drumming with Maria Bovin de Labbé

7/29/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Maria Bovin de Labbé, a Swedish drummer, artist and teacher, living on a peninsula in the Fjord of Oslo, Norway. She is best known for Mindful Drumming – an approach that is less about fast and furious rhythms and more about mindfulness, playfulness, lightness and […] The post Mindful Drumming with Maria Bovin de Labbé appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:57:54

Peleg Top on Fear, Love, Money and Creativity

7/22/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Peleg Top, an artist, a writer, a speaker and an inspired guide who coaches creative professionals to succeed and become extraordinary leaders in the process. As you’ll hear in this interview, he started out as a graphic designer, breaking into the very competitive niche of […] The post Peleg Top on Fear, Love, Money and Creativity appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:23:17

Good Little Wolf and Other Stories with Nadia Shireen

7/15/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Nadia Shireen, an award-winning and bestselling children’s author and illustrator. Her books include Good Little Wolf, The Bumblebear, The Cow Who Fell to Earth, and her latest, Billy and the Dragon, is released this summer. Nadia’s books have given a lot of pleasure to my own […] The post Good Little Wolf and Other Stories with Nadia Shireen appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:58:07

What Creators Can Learn from Adventurers with Alastair Humphreys

7/8/2019
This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative is Alastair Humphreys, a British adventurer and author whose latest book, My Midsummer Morning, recounts his attempt to busk his way across Spain with no money or credit cards, and only an upper beginner’s ability to play the violin. When he left college Alastair saw his friends […] The post What Creators Can Learn from Adventurers with Alastair Humphreys appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:14:01

Brian Clark’s Career Advice for the Unemployable

7/1/2019
Today we kick off Season 4 of The 21st Century Creative, the podcast that helps you thrive as a creative professional amid the demands, distractions and opportunities of the 21st Century. Our first guest is Brian Clark, a writer and entrepreneur best known as the founder of the hugely influential website Copyblogger.com, which has been […] The post Brian Clark’s Career Advice for the Unemployable appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:29:00