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We creative professionals have an abundance of obstacles to overcome. From staying inspired to putting out fires, the path for a successful career can be filled with fearful moments. If courage and resiliency is required to succeed, what does is practically look like? In this podcast series we will learn from seasoned creative professionals on specific terrifying topics and how they overcame adversity. New episodes released every Tuesday!

We creative professionals have an abundance of obstacles to overcome. From staying inspired to putting out fires, the path for a successful career can be filled with fearful moments. If courage and resiliency is required to succeed, what does is practically look like? In this podcast series we will learn from seasoned creative professionals on specific terrifying topics and how they overcame adversity. New episodes released every Tuesday!
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We creative professionals have an abundance of obstacles to overcome. From staying inspired to putting out fires, the path for a successful career can be filled with fearful moments. If courage and resiliency is required to succeed, what does is practically look like? In this podcast series we will learn from seasoned creative professionals on specific terrifying topics and how they overcame adversity. New episodes released every Tuesday!

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English

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(404) 446-1511


Episodes

Inciting Inspiration with BlackCatTips

12/11/2018
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Staying fresh and full of ideas as a creative professional can be difficult. In the final episode of Season 1, we talk to street poet and artist BlackCatTips to learn how he explores the unknown, odd, and uncomfortable in the pursuit of staying lively with ideas. For more on BlackCatTips, visit www.blackcattips.com MatchsticConstellations StudioBlake Howard

Duration:00:56:18

The Concern for Career with Chris Coleman

12/4/2018
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Job aspirations, decisions and questions can haunt us. We quietly wonder, am I in the right place? Am I being paid fairly? Is my title right? Is it time for me to make a change? In this episode of The Creative Rising, we talk to marketing guru, speaker, and author Chris Coleman to get her sage advice on a successful creative career. *Audio quality note: This is a recorded phone call and the sound quality isn't as great as we would want. I hope you can overlook that fact and instead hear...

Duration:00:42:59

Battling the Block with OkCello

11/27/2018
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You’re washed up. Done for. All the good ideas are gone and the pressure is on to deliver. What does it look like to get unstuck? In this episode we talk to musician, storyteller and educator, OkCello, to learn about his creative process and learning from our own emotions to breakthrough. Listen to more OkCello here. Special thanks to Constellations Studio and Matchstic, a brand identity house. Edited by Wes Blankenship, hosted and produced by Blake Howard, and music by Josh Garmon

Duration:01:03:10

The Prowess to Perform with Amena Brown

11/20/2018
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What does it take to be a straight up boss in the board room? How do we handle the pressure when the spotlight is on? To take this challenge head on, we are going to talk with author and spoken word poet, Amena Brown about the courage required to speak with spirit. For more on Amena, check her out at amenabrown.com. Also, be sure to check out her book Broken Record where ever you get your books.

Duration:00:50:01

The Will to Walk Away with Ryan Gravel

11/13/2018
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How do you know when it’s time to cut bait? Wether a dream job, heartfelt project, or a company you created, it takes guts to say goodbye. In this episode, we will talk to author and City Planner Ryan Gravel about how he walked away (multiple times) from his brainchild, the Atlanta Beltline. For more information on Ryan Gravel, visit ryangravel.com, and check out his book, “Where We Want to Live” wherever you get books.

Duration:00:32:56

The Risk to Rest with José Reyes

11/6/2018
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Why is it so hard for us to unplug? Is it FOMO, work loads, or deadlines that fool us into seeing rest as an optional “nice to do”? We are going to talk to Creative Director, and agency-owner, José Reyes about the courage required to press pause, gain perspective, and rejuvenate our creative souls.

Duration:00:37:40

The Terror of Telling the Truth with Emily Cohen

10/30/2018
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Let’s be honest, there can be a real terror in telling the truth. We all know it is the right thing to do, but can we be too honest? When is the right time? How should we do it? And what if it hurts a co-workers feelings or gets you fired?! In this conversation, we learn from the Brutally Honest creative business consultant and author Emily Cohen on how to be tough truth tellers.

Duration:00:41:02

Brain Bravery with Dr. Jerome Lubbe

10/23/2018
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Next stop: Braintown. In this episode, we are going to nerd-out on neurology with Dr. Jerome Lubbe. As a leading functional neurologist, he is going to help us better understand what's really happening when we freak out over a deadline, client meeting, or office conflict. Want to learn more about Dr. Lubbe? Check him out Thrive Neuro Health.

Duration:00:40:39

The Panic of Public Speaking with Sam Harrison

10/16/2018
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What's even scarier than death? You guessed it: speaking to a room full of strangers. In this episode we are going to learn from author and speaker extraordinaire Sam Harrison to help us pacify our panic. Want to learn more about Sam Harrison or his books? Check them both out at www.zingzone.com

Duration:00:40:02

Intro—A Call to Courage

9/27/2018
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Everyone wants to be brave in their creative career, but what does that practically look like? In this series intro episode, hear some of host Blake Howard's backstory and get a sneak peak of what is to come.

Duration:00:10:53