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Conversations with people who make things and make things happen.

Conversations with people who make things and make things happen.

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United States

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Conversations with people who make things and make things happen.

Language:

English


Episodes

Creating with a Purpose: Jeremy Cowart

2/20/2020
“I love ideas that are creative AND help others”. As an internationally renowned artist, photographer, and author, Jeremy Cowart has a lot going on. So, it makes perfect sense to take on one more BIG thing - The Purpose Hotel in Nashville, TN. Get ready for a great conversation with a man on a mission to ""explore the intersection of creativity and empathy" and make a real difference in the world. The official bio: Named the “Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post,...

Duration:00:22:59

"Reinvent / Redefine" with Josh Brandon

1/29/2020
"Regular, and sometimes very deliberate failures have led me to success." On this week's episode, we sit down with Josh Brandon of https://joshbrandonmedia.com. A voice actor, a comedian, an actor, copywriter, an event emcee, a public speaking coach, Josh truly is a man of many talents! He has made a career out of being versatile, and being authentic to his own brand of humor and performance art. We cover many aspects of his unique entertainment career, while Josh drops a bunch of "truth...

Duration:00:53:04

"Staying Crafty" with Marianne Canada

1/9/2020
"It's important to me that everyone feels valued and heard, and that the vibe on the set is good." On this week's episode, Marianne Canada of http://HGTV.com takes a break from the studio to hang out with the boys and talk about the rise of digital media, content creation, and the craft of storytelling! Marianne Canada is the Executive Producer for Discovery Digital Studios (http://www.scrippslifestylestudios.com/) and digital host of HGTV Handmand (https://www.hgtv.com/shows/hgtv-handmade)...

Duration:00:57:03

Best Behavior Christmas Spectacular!!!

12/18/2019
Our crew is having serious fun this holiday season, and we're excited to present our very own...Best Behavior Christmas Spectacular! Original stories, holiday memories from some of our own kiddos, and fun facts about the holiday. Highlights include...KFC in Japan, at least a dozen terrifying Christmas creatures from Iceland...and A LOT of back and forth about the 1978 Star Wars Christmas Special. (Spoiler Alert: Chewy's dad's name is "Lumpy"). Best Behavior Creative Club. A Designsensory...

Duration:00:45:53

"Recovering Perfectionist" Jenna Wise

11/26/2019
"Nine times out of ten, if you allow yourself a challenging opportunity or a new creative space…the world starts to open up." As marketing director of Brixx Pizza (https://brixxpizza.com/), Jenna Wise makes a lot of decisions - Where to focus, what to focus on, and how to get there in the first place. We dig into her career as a creative professional and the steps that brought to her Brixx Pizza, heading up a team and leading the communication charge for a rapidly growing business with 29...

Duration:00:40:25

A Life Well Intentioned: Mary Kellogg-Joslyn

10/10/2019
A conversation with Mary Kellogg-Joslyn is a powerful thing. She’s a woman who has climbed the highest ranks at CBS to transform the modern talk show with “Morning with Regis & Kathie Lee”. As executive Vice President of television for Disney, she opened up the “vault” to release all the Disney classics we know and love. AND she signed the first million dollar check on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. Now, as founder and chief executive of the Titanic attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN and...

Duration:00:32:15

Overcoming adversity, and what it takes to "make it": David Francisco

9/27/2019
Musician David Francisco thought he would never walk again, much less stand on the stage of American Idol. After a severe spinal cord injury left David in a wheelchair in 2016, he discovered how deep his desire to make music went (hint: pretty deep), he met his wonderful wife, Kristi (who also joins us on this episode), and he learned how hard he was willing to fight for both. We talk about the accident, his comeback, adventures in American Idol, his new album "Lionheart", and what drives...

Duration:00:54:33

The Story of Tennessee Continues: Mark Ezell

9/12/2019
We’re excited to share our conversation with Tennessee Tourism Commissioner (and former “milkman”) Mark Ezell, a man on a mission to bring the beauty and values of Tennessee to life for people in our own backyard, and all across the world. This is a man who believes in the power of Tennessee, and the power of experiences all across the state. From the big cities to the most rural counties, we’ve got beauty, talent in spades, and a willingness to roll up our sleeves to show the world what...

Duration:00:23:04

How to stay true to yourself (and your brand) with Caitlin Gouge

9/3/2019
*Caitlin Gouge, on the Importance of being (and staying) authentic: *“Stay true to your brand and make sure that every piece of content and every interaction that you're putting out there goes back to who your brand is at its core. At the Island, we’re very authentic, very open and honest on our social media, and a lot of brands are a little too scared to be that way.” Episode 2 is live! We hang out with marketing director, influencer, social media machine, and super mom, Caitlin Gouge....

Duration:00:39:24

It's all about Storytelling: Joseph Nother

8/22/2019
Joseph Nother is known for a lot of things - a keen sense of creativity, business-savvy, and of course, a seemingly boundless energy. We dig into what drove the creation of Designsensory nearly twenty years ago, what an "agency" looks like now, and how it all comes down to telling great stories - no matter the medium. We also talk in depth about the nature of creating as your goals and motivations change - and what it takes to maintain a creative, boundary pushing life. Learn more about...

Duration:00:42:02

The Return of Best Behavior!

8/22/2019
Best Behavior Creative Club. A Designsensory (https://designsensory.com/) Original Production. This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life. From Chris: "I'm really happy to be back with the podcast. It's been...

Duration:00:08:47

Episode 16: " Don't Worry about looking foolish. Just do it." - Wayne Bledsoe

9/29/2017
"Don't Worry about looking foolish. Just do it." - Wayne Bledsoe Wayne Bledsoe has seen it all...and written about it. An entertainment writer for almost 40 years, Wayne has interviewed everyone from Knoxville legends like RB Morris to superstars like Taylor Swift. We dig into some cool (and weird...) memories, Waynestock, and what it means to take chances and push yourself artistically. AND - "WDVX: 20 Years of East Tennessee's Own"...the book. This podcast was originally recorded as...

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 15: Chris Miller interviews Chris McAdoo

9/8/2017
Chris Miller of 3 Roots Capital interviews Chris McAdoo, then founder and creative director of Best Behavior Creative Club and now creative director at Designsensory (https://designsensory.com/). "Rise & Grind" is an original quarterly interview series with entrepreneurs, funders, and leaders about business growth and access to capital. Chris Miller digs super deep into the strategies and values that made Best Behavior tick and how important it is to develop a strong brand (and hopefully,...

Duration:00:36:54

Episode 14: GET WHELMED with Brandon Bruce / Kenneth Harring

8/24/2017
Host Chris McAdoo talks with Cirrus Insight (#41 of Inc 5000 company and one of the fastest growing companies in TN...which is very cool...) founder & CEO Brandon Bruce and #mrihatemondays Kenneth Harring about the art of being "whelmed"...or, how to stay focused, maintain sanity AND accomplish your goals. This podcast was originally recorded as "Enjoyable Listen Time". Best Behavior Creative Club. A Designsensory (https://designsensory.com/) Original Production. This is a podcast for the...

Duration:00:23:31

Episode 13: Austin Church

8/8/2017
Austin Church lays it all out - from laid off copywriter to successful app maker, author, and business consultant. Austin is one of the most driven people I know, and he works hard to find that drive in others. We talk about what it takes to "make it" (hint: it involves working hard, mastering a craft, and getting paid what you're worth). Settle in - we talk a while and it's worth it. - Chris McAdoo Austin is on the internet: austinlchurch.com (Good Advice for Freelancers: Say Yes to...

Duration:01:22:26

Episode 12: Bill May, Executive Director of Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

7/13/2017
A note from host Chris McAdoo: What a cool interview. I've loved Arrowmont and it's mission for a long time. It was AMAZING to tour the campus, see people from all over the world attending workshops ranging from metalworking to pottery and printmaking...and seeing real creative, collaborative joy on so many faces. Bill walked me through the grounds where everyone is engaged and creating - and to where buildings were taken by the recent wildfires that devastated Gatlinburg, TN. (Note - I...

Duration:00:52:41

Episode 11: Chris and George Talk: Doing the Work

6/29/2017
Chris and George are DOING THE WORK on this short (podsnack, if you will) episode of Enjoyable Listen Time. This week brings us a conversation about the nature of work (i.e. overwork) and how sick we are of telling everyone that we’re “so busy”. The “cult of busy” is a force to be reckoned with and we’re gonna fight it with all we got. Go to a baseball game. Get outside. Talk to your kids. We get into the business end of “following your passion”…AND, George coins the phrase “Drive vs....

Duration:00:29:28

Episode 10: David Butler, Executive Director of the Knoxville Museum of Art

6/14/2017
David Butler has been at the helm of the Knoxville Museum of Art since 2006, and has watched the art world change dramatically. We talk about the journey that brought him to Knoxville, what he's seen along the way, and what he sees for the future of the visual arts. We also dig deep into what makes art approachable (...such as free admission to museums!), what makes it unapproachable , and the kind of lasting impact the arts can have on an individual and a community. We also dig into the...

Duration:01:07:30

Episode 7: George Middlebrooks

5/15/2017
Best Behavior Creative Club. A Designsensory (https://designsensory.com/) Original Production. This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life. From Chris: "I'm really happy to be back with the podcast. It's...

Duration:00:40:18

Episode 8: Jennifer Willard Part 1

5/15/2017
This podcast was originally recorded as "Enjoyable Listen Time". Best Behavior Creative Club. A Designsensory (https://designsensory.com/) Original Production. This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life....

Duration:00:33:51