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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

Voicing Your Truth with Monique DeBose

9/2/2019
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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. Comments Thank you Tom!...

Duration:01:02:43

Bat-Signal Marketing for Creatives with Ilise Benun

8/26/2019
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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. Related Stories Voicing Your Truth with...

Duration:00:59:04

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

8/19/2019
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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. Comments Hi there everyone, it's my...

Duration:01:09:56

The Freelance Way with Robert Vlach

8/12/2019
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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. Related Stories Bat-Signal Marketing for Creatives with...

Duration:01:18:28

The Essential Elements of a Successful Story with Erik Bork

8/5/2019
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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. Comments By: Storytelling resources – Andi Roberts by Storytelling...

Duration:01:07:44

Mindful Drumming with Maria Bovin de Labbé

7/29/2019
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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. Comments Thank you Nicky, great to hear you're enjoying the...

Duration:00:57:54

Peleg Top on Fear, Love, Money and Creativity

7/22/2019
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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. Comments There is so much in this interview...

Duration:01:23:17

Good Little Wolf and Other Stories with Nadia Shireen

7/15/2019
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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. Related Stories Voicing Your Truth with...

Duration:00:58:07

What Creators Can Learn from Adventurers with Alastair Humphreys

7/8/2019
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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. Comments As promised, I climbed a...

Duration:01:14:01

Brian Clark’s Career Advice for the Unemployable

7/1/2019
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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. Comments Thank you Mark, I'm glad...

Duration:01:29:00

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Duration:01:04:40