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Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness brings you inspiration and practical guidance for your creative career or business, and interviews leading artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and other outstanding creators. Take part in the weekly Creative Challenge for your own personal development (there are prizes as well).

Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness brings you inspiration and practical guidance for your creative career or business, and interviews leading artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and other outstanding creators. Take part in the weekly Creative Challenge for your own personal development (there are prizes as well).
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United Kingdom

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Poet and creative coach Mark McGuinness brings you inspiration and practical guidance for your creative career or business, and interviews leading artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and other outstanding creators. Take part in the weekly Creative Challenge for your own personal development (there are prizes as well).

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English

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+447816848327


Episodes

Storytelling: a Matter of Life and Death with CJ Lyons

2/18/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is CJ Lyons, a New York Times and USA Today thriller author who has sold more than 2.5 million books. She has won numerous awards, including the International Thriller Writers’ prestigious Thriller Award, and the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense. Once […] The post Storytelling: a Matter of Life and Death with CJ Lyons appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments Thanks B, I hope...

Duration:01:13:34

Brutally Honest Advice for Your Creative Business with Emily Cohen

2/11/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is Emily Cohen, a consultant who provides strategic advice to principals of creative firms, and author of the book Brutally Honest. I first met Emily back in 2012 when we were both speaking at the HOW Design LIVE conference in Boston. I loved Emily’s no-nonsense attitude […] The post Brutally Honest Advice for Your Creative Business with Emily Cohen appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments Our pleasure Virginia,...

Duration:00:58:48

How to Find the Heart to Start with David Kadavy

2/4/2019
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If you’ve ever looked at a blank screen or canvas or an empty rehearsal room or auditorium and felt paralysed with fear and self-doubt, then this week’s interview with David Kadavy is for you. It’s also for you if you find yourself looking at the achievements of your creative heroes and top performers in your […] The post How to Find the Heart to Start with David Kadavy appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories The Price of Being a High Performer with Rich...

Duration:01:02:52

SheEO: Women Transforming Entrepreneurship with Vicki Saunders

1/28/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is Vicki Saunders, an entrepreneur, mentor, author and a leading advocate for entrepreneurship as a means of positive transformation in the world. Vicki has co-founded and run ventures in Europe, Toronto and Silicon Valley and taken a company public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. She is […] The post SheEO: Women Transforming Entrepreneurship with Vicki Saunders appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments Thank you...

Duration:00:57:19

The Price of Being a High Performer with Rich Litvin

1/21/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is Rich Litvin, a coach who specialises in taking high achievers to the greatest levels of success. Rich’s coaching clients include Olympic athletes, Presidential candidates, Hollywood film directors, Special Forces operatives and serial entrepreneurs. He is also the founder of 4PC—a community of leaders, entrepreneurs and […] The post The Price of Being a High Performer with Rich Litvin appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative...

Duration:01:02:22

The Art of Not Falling Apart with Christina Patterson

1/14/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is Christina Patterson — writer, broadcaster and consultant, author of The Art of Not Falling Apart. I first came across Christina’s work at the turn of the millennium, when she was Director of the Poetry Society, one of the most venerable institutions in the poetry life […] The post The Art of Not Falling Apart with Christina Patterson appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments Thank you!by Mark McGuinnessThis is...

Duration:01:14:45

Don’t Just Sell Something: Do Something! with David Hieatt

1/7/2019
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This week’s guest on the 21st Century Creative podcast is David Hieatt, entrepreneur, author, speaker and founder of The Do Lectures. In 1995 David and his wife Claire Hieatt founded Howies – a company making clothes for people engaged in outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking, skateboarding and hiking. Howies was a disruptive company, making […] The post Don’t Just Sell Something: Do Something! with David Hieatt appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments […]...

Duration:00:59:13

The Healthy Creative with Joanna Penn

12/31/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author, under the name JF Penn. Meanwhile as Joanna Penn, she is an expert on writing, publishing and marketing books, giving advice to authors via her non-fiction books, her e-learning courses and her popular podcast The […] The post The Healthy Creative with Joanna Penn appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories How to Find the Heart to Start with...

Duration:00:58:26

Tyler Hobbs: an Artist Who Paints with Code

12/24/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Tyler Hobbs, a artist who creates stunning images by writing a computer program to generate each new artwork. A few months ago I was talking to a friend who suggested I check out the artwork of Tyler Hobbs, as an example of generative art. It […] The post Tyler Hobbs: an Artist Who Paints with Code appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Related Stories Storytelling: a Matter of Life and Death with CJ LyonsHow to Find...

Duration:01:00:36

Steven Pressfield on The Artist’s Journey

12/17/2018
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Today we kick off Season 3 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. A new feature of the show this season is full transcripts of every interview. Lots of you have requested these, so I’m pleased to […] The post Steven Pressfield on The Artist’s Journey appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach. Comments By: From “Sea Fever” – Noticings by From “Sea Fever” –...

Duration:01:04:40

Your Free Copy of My New Book: 21 Insights for 21st Century Creatives

9/7/2018
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Today I have a gift for you – my new book, 21 Insights for 21st Century Creatives. You can pick it up for free from Amazon or other bookstores. So what’s the book about? It’s a compilation of the most powerful insights that have emerged from my coaching conversations with creative professionals over the past […] The post Your Free Copy of My New Book: 21 Insights for 21st Century Creatives appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:08:13

Creating a Business You Are Proud of with Patricia van den Akker

8/13/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Patricia van den Akker, the Director of The Design Trust, an organisation based in London with a mission to help designers and makers ‘create a business they are proud of’. Patricia is also the author of Dream Plan Do, an annual planner journal to help […] The post Creating a Business You Are Proud of with Patricia van den Akker appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:05:09

Making Better Choices When it Matters with Sara Milne Rowe

8/6/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Sara Milne Rowe, one of the leading performance coaches in the UK and the founder of the company Coaching Impact, and the author of The SHED Method: Making Better Choices When It Matters. She works with senior leaders and teams in the creative and media […] The post Making Better Choices When it Matters with Sara Milne Rowe appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:04:03

Josh Szeps on 21st Century Media: TV, Radio, Podcasting and Beyond

7/30/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Josh Szeps, a TV and radio host, political commentator and comedian, and creator of the podcast #WeThePeople LIVE. Josh hails from Australia and has spent the last few years living and working in the United States. He was one of the founding hosts of HuffPost […] The post Josh Szeps on 21st Century Media: TV, Radio, Podcasting and Beyond appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:20:07

DIY Professional Development for Creatives with Gabriela Pereira

7/23/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Gabriela Pereira, a writer and teacher who is on a mission ‘to empower writers to take an entrepreneurial approach to their education and professional growth’. Having earned her own MFA – which for those of us outside the US, is a Master of Fine Arts […] The post DIY Professional Development for Creatives with Gabriela Pereira appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:53:00

The Business of Sharing Joy with Daniel Boettcher

7/16/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Daniel Boettcher, the founder of The Intrepid Wendell, a bespoke jewellery salon in Washington, DC. If you visit Daniel’s website you’ll see he greets his visitors with the words ‘We love to share your joy’ – this is the guiding principle of Daniel’s business and […] The post The Business of Sharing Joy with Daniel Boettcher appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:02:45

The Entrepreneur Ethos with Jarie Bolander

7/9/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Jarie Bolander, a serial entrepreneur, living in San Francisco who has started and run several businesses in the tech, medical and PR sectors. His latest book is The Entrepreneur Ethos: How to Build a More Ethical, Inclusive, and Resilient Entrepreneur Community. Jarie is inventor or […] The post The Entrepreneur Ethos with Jarie Bolander appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:59:35

Poetry as Discovery with Mimi Khalvati

7/2/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Mimi Khalvati, one of the foremost poets currently writing in the UK. Mimi was born in Tehran, Iran and grew up on the Isle of Wight in England. She is the author of eight collections of poetry published by Carcanet and the editor of several […] The post Poetry as Discovery with Mimi Khalvati appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:04:21

Todd Henry: Leading Creatives Is Like Herding Tigers

6/25/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Todd Henry, a speaker, advisor to creative companies, and the author of a string of best-selling books for creatives, including The Accidental Creative, Die Empty and Louder than Words. I joked with Todd that he is also the grandaddy of creative podcasters – he has […] The post Todd Henry: Leading Creatives Is Like Herding Tigers appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:00:54:42

Javier Weyler: A Journey into Sound

6/18/2018
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This week’s guest on The 21st Century Creative podcast is Javier Weyler, musician, composer and music designer. Born in Argentina and raised in Venezuela, he achieved national fame with the band Claroscuro before moving to the UK in 2000. Javier will need no introduction for fans of Stereophonics – he was the band’s drummer for […] The post Javier Weyler: A Journey into Sound appeared first on Mark McGuinness | Creative Coach.

Duration:01:16:06