Have you ever failed at something very important to you? If you have, I know what you feel. It sucks, right? But I guess the more important question I have is: What did you do about it? That’s what we’ll discuss in this season-ender episode of The Purposeful Creative. This podcast started out as an [...]
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Today is a special Q&A episode, and this episode is definitely for you if you are someone who is struggling with figuring things out in “adult life.” This episode is for you if: I really think you will find this episode valuable if you have questions and internal battles about quitting your job to pursue [...]
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In today’s short episode, Reese Fernandez-Ruiz of Rags2Riches is back to talk about how to start a social enterprise. In this episode, she’ll outline how she started that journey, and more valuable tips on becoming a social entrepreneur. Notes from our interview with Reese Fernandez-Ruiz: How she started a social enterprise: “First, we went to the communities [...]
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‘Before, [my relationship with purpose] was very image-driven. ‘Okay, I will look like a good person, I’m amazing, I’m such a great entrepreneur.’ But it has evolved over the years. It became less about how it will look like on me, and to how it will look like in the world.’ That is just one [...]
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I know how intimidating it is to start sharing your work online, and being really anxious about what your friends will say – especially your immediate circle. You get scared that they’ll make fun of you, tease you, or think you’re being too ambitious, or “trying too hard.” In this minisode, Reese Lansangan, a singer-songwriter, [...]
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Today’s guest is Reese Lansangan, a 26 year old singer-songwriter, visual artist, graphic designer, fashion designer, and published author; all rolled into one convenient sushi. In this conversation, we we delved into tricky issues like feelings of jealousy and the habit of comparison in the age of social media, we talked about shame and shaming [...]
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In today’s story I am bringing back Roxy Navarro, who I talked to in the previous episode, Episode 13, where we talked about her business called Works of Heart. In this episode, she’ll tell us about how she found like-minded people, rallied them around the idea, and how they were able to build their company [...]
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My guest for today is Abbey Sy, an artist and best-selling author from Manila, Philippines. Passionate about both art and travel, she is best known for her hand-lettering work and travel illustrations. She has written books on lettering and journaling, and continues to explore ways to make art and share stories through her own eyes. She [...]
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Today’s episode was inspired by my recent trip to Morocco: I’ll be sharing with you some tips and steps you can take so that you can also find your own tribe. THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… Your someone who struggles with finding kindred spirits who share in their same passions, and who push them [...]
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Most times, the days and the week just roll by, and if we’re not mindful about reviewing our progress regularly, then time just escapes us. I’m going to share my personal process on how to be always aware of my growth and goals. I do this at the end of every month so that I [...]
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This special episode invites you to take part in our community challenge called ’30 Stories of Empathy’.” THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… You want to make empathy and compassion a habit. The challenge: How it works The #30storiesofempathy challenge is a 30-day challenge to genuinely listen to, and collect a story from one person [...]
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“My quarter life crisis was spent mourning after the lives I didn’t get to live. I wanted to do more, be more… to see if I could flex my muscles in other spaces.” This is just one of the many, many truth bombs that our guest for this episode, Isa Garcia, dropped in today’s show. Isa [...]
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“I have had this passion project in my head for quite some time now. Should I quit my job to really put all my energies to pursuing this idea/business? Because right now, I barely have time or energy because of my day job.” THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… You struggle with the roadblock mentioned above. [...]
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In this episode, I’m sharing 4 steps on how to raise funds your passion project or big goal. THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… This episode is perfect for anyone who is still struggling with managing her or his money, and often uses lack of money as an excuse to not pursue an idea or [...]
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“I want to pursue this idea, but it’s been done before! And they’ve already done it SO well – who am I to think I can top that?” THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… You struggle with the roadblock mentioned above. We’ll give you ideas on how to break through that insecurity 😉 I’m back with [...]
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Today, I’ve brought in my very first guest on the podcast. Her name is Christine Herrin, and she is an artist & graphic designer based in San Francisco, and she is currently one of the 4 creatives handpicked by Adobe to join their 2016 Creative Residency Program. THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… You are [...]
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Today is a Q&A episode: I answer 5 listener questions around the topic of starting or running an online business in 2017. We have questions that range from branding and marketing, to how to price your work or your products, how to run an online store, and tools you need to invest in when running [...]
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In today’s mini-episode, I’ll be sharing a mindset that’s crucial for you to develop, if you aspire to be a great leader, entrepreneur, and creative thinker. THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU IF… You find that you have a tendency to avoid big risks, or tend to be really afraid of feedback and criticism, listen very [...]
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Today’s episode is about redesigning your goal-setting experience by deciding on your one overarching theme for 2017. I’ll be giving you 3 prompts or questions you can use – so that the theme that you choose will actually be effective and memorable, and very meaningful to you (not just some generic, forgettable quote you pulled [...]
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This minisode series is called From Block to Breakthrough, because in each quick episode, we will be taking a common roadblock or common excuse from our listeners — and then give you one thing you can try to help you break through it. So it can be any kind of block: a creative block, a [...]
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