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Hear Interviews with innovative creative artists, entrepreneurs, business, and thought leaders. You’ll have a front row seat as they explore their internal, uncharted waters and express their realizations about what helps and inspires them to grow, achieve, and succeed. Get their up to the minute insights as I tease out answers to questions they’ve never pondered before. You’ll also learn how to supercharge your own innovative drive, mindfulness, and communication skills. Guests have included bestselling authors, artists, marketing and pr pros, leadership experts, tech CEOs, technology futurists, professional speakers, communication coaches, public speakers, award-winning broadway producers, musicians, lyricists, standup comedians, actors, performers, singers, writers, conservationists, non-profit executive directors, and many others. How can we use creativity to come up with the critical solutions we need in the world? Whether you’re trying to start your first novel, draw a picture, or solve the climate crisis, you need to approach the problem creatively. You have to think outside the norm, come up with ideas, and then act on them to solve the big problems we’re facing. In addition to practical guidance on how to access and use your creative brain, speaker, author, and artist, Izolda Trakhtenberg, brings you interviews with peak performing innovators in the creative, social impact, and vegan spaces so that you can learn how to supercharge your ingenuity. You deserve to build the purposeful work and life you want, and this show will help you get there. Izolda is a creative. She’s a singer, writer, and intuitive life coach. Yet, she also brings a NASA Master Trainer’s skill set and strategies as she explores creations and innovations of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Discover the methods to start and grow your creative practice so you can sharpen your ingenuity and innovative problem-solving abilities. Learn techniques that boost your communication skills so you can collaborate and forge meaningful partnerships with friends, coworkers, and family. Get the roadmap to begin a lifelong mindfulness practice so that you can be more peaceful, compassionate, and joyful. Last, unleash your unique creative genius so that you can be wild and original in your work and life. Hit subscribe and get ready to change your world. Hear interviews with innovative peak performers in the creative, social impact, and Earth conservation spaces. We explore how they innovate, solve problems creatively, and pursue their visions for a better world.

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United States

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Hear Interviews with innovative creative artists, entrepreneurs, business, and thought leaders. You’ll have a front row seat as they explore their internal, uncharted waters and express their realizations about what helps and inspires them to grow, achieve, and succeed. Get their up to the minute insights as I tease out answers to questions they’ve never pondered before. You’ll also learn how to supercharge your own innovative drive, mindfulness, and communication skills. Guests have included bestselling authors, artists, marketing and pr pros, leadership experts, tech CEOs, technology futurists, professional speakers, communication coaches, public speakers, award-winning broadway producers, musicians, lyricists, standup comedians, actors, performers, singers, writers, conservationists, non-profit executive directors, and many others. How can we use creativity to come up with the critical solutions we need in the world? Whether you’re trying to start your first novel, draw a picture, or solve the climate crisis, you need to approach the problem creatively. You have to think outside the norm, come up with ideas, and then act on them to solve the big problems we’re facing. In addition to practical guidance on how to access and use your creative brain, speaker, author, and artist, Izolda Trakhtenberg, brings you interviews with peak performing innovators in the creative, social impact, and vegan spaces so that you can learn how to supercharge your ingenuity. You deserve to build the purposeful work and life you want, and this show will help you get there. Izolda is a creative. She’s a singer, writer, and intuitive life coach. Yet, she also brings a NASA Master Trainer’s skill set and strategies as she explores creations and innovations of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Discover the methods to start and grow your creative practice so you can sharpen your ingenuity and innovative problem-solving abilities. Learn techniques that boost your communication skills so you can collaborate and forge meaningful partnerships with friends, coworkers, and family. Get the roadmap to begin a lifelong mindfulness practice so that you can be more peaceful, compassionate, and joyful. Last, unleash your unique creative genius so that you can be wild and original in your work and life. Hit subscribe and get ready to change your world. Hear interviews with innovative peak performers in the creative, social impact, and Earth conservation spaces. We explore how they innovate, solve problems creatively, and pursue their visions for a better world.

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@izoldat

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English

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917-397-6952


Episodes
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The Power of Always Telling Yourself The Truth

7/12/2024
In this bonus episode, I explore what it means to tell yourself the truth, the common ways we deceive ourselves, and how to stop doing it. This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:15:30

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Stereophonic's innovations, and what you can learn from my 100 Rejections Project

7/10/2024
Why would any creative try to rack up 100 rejections? How does getting rejected benefit us? What can we learn? This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Learn the exact search string I used to discover 50+ 10-minute playwriting contests, their requirements, websites, and deadlines. Why? Because for the next year, I'll be submitting my full-length play "Listen!" and my ten-minute play "Subway Stories: Drake" (tentative title) to contests. I aim to submit enough to get 100 rejections. Listen in to find out the benefits of getting rejected dozens of times. You'll also hear my thoughts on the Tony-award winning play, Stereophonic - what worked and what didn't work for me. Connect with Izolda This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:25:05

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Transform Your Business with Your Google Business Profile: A Creative Professional's Guide

7/8/2024
Money Monday: Get More Business with Your Google Business Profile This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Are you ready to unlock the secrets to growing your creative business? In this Money Monday episode of the Creative Solutions Podcast, host Izolda Trakhtenberg sits down with professional magician Eric Henning to reveal the game-changing power of claiming your Google Business listing. Learn actionable tips on optimizing your profile, attracting new clients, and standing out from the competition. Whether you're a magician, artist, or any creative entrepreneur, this episode is brimming with insights to elevate your online presence and boost your business. Tune in for expert advice, real-life success stories, and practical strategies that can transform your venture. Don’t miss out—subscribe now and take the first step towards growing your creative business! Connect with Eric Website: https://erichenningmagic.com/ If you sign up for a 30-minute coaching session at Eric's Money Arts Academy (https://moneyartsacademy.com/), use the code Izolda to transform your 30-minute session into a 60-minute one! Stay creative, stay inspired, and remember – you've got this! Follow Eric on Instagram: @moneyartsacademy Connect with Izolda https://IzoldaSpeaks.com https://voicemastery.studio Links https://fernalvarezjr.com https://answerthepublic.com This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:01:10:41

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Water for Elephants Innovative Work

7/2/2024
This bonus episode details and deconstructs innovations in the Broadway show, Water for Elephants. The show is based on a movie which is based on a book. I never read the book or saw the movie because they depict cruelty to animals. I wasn't sure about seeing this show, but they worked the "animals" in perfectly. I hope you enjoy the episode, and if you see the show, let me know what you think. This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. == Connect with Izolda This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:10:30

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How to Turn Ordinary Into Legendary with Copywriter Amber Gelinas

7/1/2024
Discover How Amber Gelinas Transforms Ordinary Businesses into Legendary Brands This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Amber Gelinas is a Vancouver Copywriter who specializes in branding. She uses clever copywriting and takes ordinary businesses and turns them into legendary brands. A sober queen, she is passionate about mental health awareness and ending stigma. Known for her soulful insight and witty banter, she brings tons of personality and entertainment to the table. She’s in the process of writing an exciting ‘tell-all’ about her time in Australia and journey through reality TV. When she’s not working on her book you’ll find her traveling the world and sharing her self-care tips on Instagram. Connect with Amber https://www.thewritechoice.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/_thewritechoice_/ https://www.instagram.com/amber.gelinas/ Connect with Izolda This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:41:38

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Innovate to Elevate: Strategies for Business Leaders, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

6/25/2024
What is innovation? And why do we need to innovate? This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Feeling stuck or seeking fresh ideas? Unlock your innovative potential with this episode! In this episode, we explore the essence of innovation and why it’s crucial for you as an individual, artist, entrepreneur, or business owner. Discover practical techniques like journaling, collaborative projects, and design thinking workshops to spark your creativity and drive progress. Whether you're looking to enhance your business or transform your personal life, this episode is packed with insights to help you break free from the ordinary and thrive in today's fast-paced world. Tune in to learn how innovation can boost your resilience and contribute to a better world. Your next big breakthrough could be just a listen away! Connect with Izolda This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:31:15

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Breaking Barriers: Hector Quiroga on Immigration Law and Advocacy

6/24/2024
A Beacon of Hope: Hector Quiroga's Impact on Undocumented Families This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. In this compelling episode of the Creative Solutions Podcast, we sit down with Hector Quiroga, a beacon of hope and an expert in the field of immigration law. As the CEO of Quiroga Law Office, PLLC, Hector has dedicated his life to helping thousands of undocumented families find a path to a better life. Having immigrated from Colombia to the United States in January 2000, Hector brings a deeply personal perspective to his work. Join us as he unravels the complexities of immigration law and policy, offering clear and invaluable insights into a topic often clouded by misinformation and political rhetoric. Don't miss this enlightening conversation that promises to inform, inspire, and empower. Tune in now! Connect with Hector AbogadoQuiroga.com Instagram Facebook YouTube LinkedIn This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:51:05

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What the Shows I've Seen Recently Have Taught Me About Innovation, Resilience, and Pushing Creative Limits

6/18/2024
Ben Platt, Illinoise, Hell's Kitchen, and the Tony's Innovations and Perceptions of These Shows This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. It's been a minute. I've seen some shows and haven't talked about them. So, welcome to a survey of the latest shows including my thoughts on the Tony's on June 16th. Plus, you'll get to hear an embarrassing story about me! Enjoy. Connect with Izolda This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:28:41

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The Power of Collaboration: Josh C. Kline's Mission at the Helm of Scripto

6/17/2024
Breaking Boundaries: Josh Kline's Approach to Bridging Tech and Entertainment This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Josh Kline is an Emmy-winning technologist transforming media and entertainment. As co-founder of Sample Digital, he pioneered Digital Dailies, earning a Primetime Emmy Engineering Award. With executive roles at Box and Final Draft, Josh champions cloud-based solutions. Beyond tech, he founded HaveNeed and HOOZIN. Josh's impact extends to strategic consulting for industry giants like Microsoft and Scripto. A USC alum, he's at the forefront of innovation, shaping the future of content creation and distribution. And now he's taken on a grand new challenge of being the CEO of Scripto, a company that's redefining collaboration in screenwriting and script-based data via our cloud-native platform, live TV experiences created by the likes of Stephen Colbert and Evelyn McGee Colbert. Connect with Josh https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshkline/ https://scripto.live/ This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:52:01

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Discover the Magic of an Irresistible Artist Website with Eric Henning

6/10/2024
Boost Your Bookings with a High-Impact Artist Website This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. It's "Money Monday," and we're thrilled to have financial expert and professional magician Eric Henning back with us. This week, we delve into the art and science of crafting a compelling website for performing and creative artists. Join us as Eric shares his wealth of knowledge on what makes a website irresistible to both booking agents and especially end clients. Discover the key elements that can instantly grab attention, the importance of an engaging 'About' page, and the power of client testimonials. Eric also reveals how to seamlessly integrate high-quality multimedia content, make the booking process a breeze, and strategically use SEO to boost your visibility. Whether you're a magician, musician, or any other performing artist, you'll learn how to create a website that not only promotes your talent but also engages your audience and builds a loyal fanbase. Tune in to transform your online presence and attract more bookings and fans! Listen to the episode now and share it with your fellow artists and performers who are looking to elevate their online presence. Subscribe to the Creative Solutions Podcast for more expert insights every week! Connect with Eric Website: https://erichenningmagic.com/ If you sign up for a 30-minute coaching session at Eric's Money Arts Academy (https://moneyartsacademy.com/), use the code Izolda to transform your 30-minute session into a 60-minute one! Stay creative, stay inspired, and remember – you've got this! Follow Eric on Instagram: @moneyartsacademy Connect with Izolda Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:01:36:51

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Balancing Act: The Art of Navigating Hollywood & Parenthood with Miranda Roldán

6/3/2024
Living the Dream: Miranda Roldán's Journey Through Hollywood and Home This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Miranda Roldán is an Actor, Writer, and Podcast host to The Balancing ACTor Podcast where she navigates a creative life with a civilian one and everything in between. She can be seen on many national commercials and has credits from The Blacklist, FBI, Law and Order SVU to Hallmark and Lifetime. Her latest film is The Storied Life of AJ Fikry (book-to-film adaptation written by Gabrielle Zevin) Miranda resides in both the New York City area and Tampa Florida with her husband, baby boy, and cat Margo. Connect with Miranda https://www.facebook.com/miranda.roldan.56 https://www.instagram.com/mirandaroldantv/ https://www.mirandaroldan.com/ This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:01:13:15

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Leading with Imagination: Transforming Teams Through Creative Leadership

5/27/2024
Redefining Leadership: Elevate Your Team Through the Power of Creativity and Collaboration This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. In this episode, we explore the essential ingredient for fostering innovation and success: psychological safety. Discover practical strategies for creating a workplace culture where team members feel empowered to speak up, take risks, and unleash their creativity without fear of judgment or reprisal. From leading by example to embracing diversity and inclusion, we'll uncover the keys to cultivating an environment where everyone's voice is heard and valued. Plus, learn how to apply these insights to drive positive change within your organization and unlock your team's full potential. Don't miss this enlightening discussion on the power of psychological safety in fueling creativity and collaboration. Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Book a complimentary consulting session with our team today and start building a culture of psychological safety that fosters innovation and growth. This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:17:38

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The Art of Collaboration: Bringing The Secrets We Keep to Life

5/22/2024
Unveiling The Secrets We Keep: A Creative Journey This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Are you ready to unlock your vocal potential? Grab the Speak with Confidence One-sheet for three easy techniques. Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. In this episode, we are thrilled to bring you an exclusive interview with the creative minds behind the highly anticipated production, The Secrets We Keep. Get ready to be swept away as we uncover the captivating journey behind the creation of this powerful piece. Join in as wIe sit down with three remarkable individuals who are bringing this electrifying production to life in the heart of New York City. Meet Danielle Wirsansky, the History PhD Candidate turned playwright and director, whose passion for historical narratives fuels her creative vision. Alongside her is Shannon Wolf, the gifted musician making her theatrical debut, infusing the production with her extraordinary musical talent. And completing this dynamic trio is Sarah Reid Vinyard, the seasoned actor whose versatility and expertise breathe life into every role she undertakes. Together, they are the driving force behind The Secrets We Keep, a groundbreaking fusion of history, music, and riveting storytelling. Tune in as we unravel the secrets behind this unforgettable theatrical experience, exclusively on the Creative Solutions Podcast. Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thesecretswekeepshow/ Get Tickets https://linktr.ee/thesecretswekeep Danielle Wirsansky Shannon Wolf Sarah Reid Vinyard https://www.instagram.com/thesecretswekeepshow/ https://linktr.ee/thesecretswekeep This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:58:50

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Crafting Thrilling Tales: The Storytelling Mastery of Jaclyn Goldis

5/20/2024
Feminine Energy and Literary Magic: A Deep Dive with Author Jaclyn Goldis This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Are you ready to unlock your vocal potential? Grab the Speak with Confidence One-sheet for three easy techniques. Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Meet Jaclyn Goldis, a former estate planning lawyer turned globe-trotting novelist! Armed with a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and a JD from NYU School of Law, Jaclyn spent seven years practicing law in Chicago before swapping her briefcase for a backpack. After a year-long adventure across the globe, she settled near the beach, crafting gripping tales from café corners. Her debut novel, When We Were Young led the way, followed by the suspenseful mystery, The Chateau. Now, get ready for her forthcoming thriller, The Main Character hitting shelves on May 21, 2024! Connect with Jaclyn https://www.jaclyngoldis.com/ https://www.instagram.com/jaclyngoldis/ This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:51:25

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Critical Creative Skills that Build Career (and Life) Success and the Great Anna Quindlen

5/17/2024
Why is creativity crucial to your career? What are 10x and living universally? How Anna Quindlen changed my life with a couple of sentences. Her words will change you too. This is a bonus episode where I go over what sparked in the current Broadway production of Cabaret. More importantly, I attended an event at the National Arts Club last night where the terrific Anna Quindlen was interviewed about her writing, banned books, and how an English major builds critical skills for career success, according to CEOs.

Duration:00:20:33

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Unveiling the Magic Touch: Surprising and Delighting Clients with Eric Henning

5/13/2024
Mastering the Art of Client Delight with Eric Henning This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Are you ready to unlock your vocal potential? Grab the Speak with Confidence One-sheet for three easy techniques. Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Step into the spotlight on this month's Money Monday episode of The Creative Solutions Podcast as financial expert and professional magician Eric Henning unveils the strategies behind surprising and delighting clients. Join host Izolda Trakhtenberg as she delves into Eric's treasure trove of techniques, exploring how his magic expertise intertwines with his savvy client engagement strategies. From personalized touches to unexpected surprises, Eric shares invaluable insights on turning every interaction into a memorable experience. Discover the secrets to wowing your clients and customers, leaving them applauding for more. Tune in to this enchanting conversation and unlock the keys to creating moments of magic in your business endeavors. Don't miss out on this illuminating episode! If you sign up for a 30-minute coaching session at Eric's Money Arts Academy (https://moneyartsacademy.com/), use the code Izolda to transform your 30-minute session into a 60-minute one! Stay creative, stay inspired, and remember – you've got this! Follow Eric on Instagram: @moneyartsacademy This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:01:08:13

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Dancing into Innovation: Lessons from 'Message in a Bottle

5/9/2024
Confronting Narratives: Addressing Sensitive Themes in 'Message in a Bottle This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Are you ready to unlock your vocal potential? Grab the Speak with Confidence One-sheet for three easy techniques. Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Join us in this electrifying episode of the Creative Solutions Podcast as our host, Izolda Trakhtenberg, takes us on a riveting journey through the mesmerizing world of "Message in a Bottle," a groundbreaking dance/music fusion spectacle at the iconic New York City Center. Directed and choreographed by the visionary Kate Prince, and featuring the soul-stirring music and lyrics of none other than Sting, this production is not just entertainment—it's a masterclass in communication, creativity, and innovation. In this episode, Izolda delves deep into the heart of the performance, unraveling its layers of meaning and dissecting its profound insights into teamwork, creativity, and the power of collaboration. She highlights the extraordinary synergy among the five principal dancers, each exuding dedication, passion, and genuine joy as they seamlessly weave together elements of ballet, jazz, modern, and hip hop—a blend that defies convention and leaves audiences spellbound. But it's not just about the dance—it's about the story it tells and the emotions it evokes. Izolda explores how the performers, without uttering a single word (except for Sting's evocative lyrics), communicate with raw intensity, vulnerability, and authenticity, transcending language barriers to touch the hearts and souls of every spectator. In a thoughtful exploration of sensitive subject matter, Izolda also addresses the portrayal of violence against women in the performance, urging us to confront and challenge societal norms while emphasizing the importance of changing the conversation to focus on minimizing men's violence against women. This crucial discussion adds depth and nuance to the episode, encouraging listeners to consider the broader implications of the art they consume. Throughout the episode, Izolda shares her insights on how "Message in a Bottle" serves as a catalyst for personal and professional growth, inspiring us to harness our creativity, embrace teamwork, and strive for excellence in everything we do. Whether you're a seasoned artist, a corporate leader, or simply someone with a passion for the arts, this episode promises to ignite your imagination, fuel your creativity, and leave you utterly inspired. So, tune in now and discover why "Message in a Bottle" isn't just a dance—it's a transformative experience that will leave an indelible mark on your heart and mind. Don't miss out—hit play and let the magic unfold! Listen to the episode now on your favorite podcast platform. This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:22:11

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The Case for a Cruelty Free Planet with Author and Activist Keith Akers

5/6/2024
This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. Keith Akers is a writer, speaker, and activist. He’s written four books; his latest book is “Embracing Limits: A Radical and Necessary Approach to the Environmental Crisis.” He has been active in vegetarian and vegan groups for over 40 years. In his former life as a computer consultant, he worked on projects with the US Departments of State and Education, American Management Systems, Bell Atlantic Nynex Mobile (now Verizon), and others. Connect with Keith CompassionateSpirit.com Twitter/X: @KeithAkers16 This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:01:00:01

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The communication lessons to be learned from "An Enemy of the People" Play

5/5/2024
I saw this Ibsen play on Broadway and learned several valuable communication and listening lessons. I explore the choices made in set design to innovate play production and directing and what they can tell us about how to communicate better and also improve our public speaking skills. The play is on Broadway through mid-June. This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic | May 4th promo Henrik Ibsen https://www.ibsenmuseum.no/ Jeremy Strong https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0835016/ Michael Imperioli https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0408284/ The Sopranos https://www.hbo.com/the-sopranos Succession https://www.hbo.com/succession Dreamscape https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087175/ Edwin Hodge https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0388038/ FBI Most Wanted https://www.cbs.com/shows/fbi-most-wanted/ Aldis Hodge https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0388031/ Speak from Within (book) https://www.amazon.com/Speak-Within-Inspire-Motivate-Audience/dp/0980229898/ Brain FM (app) https://www.brain.fm/ Circle in the Square Theatre https://www.circlesquaretheatre.org/

Duration:00:23:53

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The Forgotten Fourth Ingredient to Successful Creative Communication on Stage

5/3/2024
The new musical "The Lonely Few," and the valuable lessons it taught me about creativity and communicating your message. ✍️ Episode References The Lonely Few https://mcctheater.org/tix/the-lonely-few Brain FM App https://www.brain.fm/ Podbean https://www.podbean.com/ Speak from Within (Book) N/A MCC Theater https://mcctheater.org/ Peter and the Starcatcher (Play) N/A The Lion King (Musical) https://www.lionking.com/ Community College of Dundalk, Maryland http://www.ccbcmd.edu/About-CCBC/Locations/CCBC-Dundalk.aspx Christ Spiracy (Movie) N/A Speakpipe https://www.speakpipe.com/ This episode is brought to you by my favorite productivity and well-being app, Brain.fm* and my book on how to become a stellar speaker, Speak From Within. Discover the secrets to unlock your inner leader! Download the free confidence-building tip sheet now! Grab a complimentary 15-minute consultation with me. Leave me a voice message. This episode is brought to you by Brain.fm. I love and use brain.fm! It combines music and neuroscience to help me focus, meditate, and even sleep! Because you listen to this show, you can get a free trial and 20% off with this exclusive coupon code: innovativemindset. (affiliate link) URL: https://brain.fm/innovativemindset It’s also brought to you by my podcast host, Podbean! I love how simple Podbean is to use. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own podcast, Podbean is the way to go!** Support the show. Buy me a coffee. Listen on These Channels Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Podbean | MyTuner | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | Deezer | Overcast | PodChaser | Listen Notes | Player FM | Podcast Addict | Podcast Republic |

Duration:00:19:16