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Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.

Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.
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Welcome to the Onward Creatives Podcast. This is the place for anyone who is dreaming of making a change in their lives, taking a leap into a new adventure, and/or someone who wonders if the idea they have is worth pursuing. Through this First Season, join creative entrepreneurs, Valentina and Jack Fussell, as they launch into a new adventure with countless unknowns but plenty of examples of why they felt confident to jump, who has influenced them up until now, and what they are learning along the way each week.

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English


Episodes

OC109: How to sell without being salesy

8/9/2018
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How to sell without being salesy! 1. Know the difference between marketing and sales 2.Understand your audience 3. Know how you (and your product) helps. 4. Continue the "Woo" with a real ask Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment...

Duration:00:32:29

OC108: Seven Steps to a Side Hustle

7/26/2018
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1. Create it in alignment with your identity 2. Define what type it is 3. Set goals 4. Schedule specific hours 5. Automate as much as possible 6. Don't undermine the FT gig 7. Know when to continue, grow or walk away Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a...

Duration:00:30:39

OC107: Turning identity from a liability into a strength with Valentina Fussell

7/19/2018
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Follow Valentina Fussell at: House of Valentina Valentina Fussell on Instagram Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us for Monday Night Live on FB and IG Live 7:30 pm...

Duration:01:01:46

OC106: Kayla Cote van Rensburg talks business, fashion and personal style

7/6/2018
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Visit Kayla at Dak & Co Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us for Monday Night Live on FB and IG Live 7:30 pm EST. For more inspiration and resources for your life visit us...

Duration:00:50:09

OC105: The battle for people's attention

6/21/2018
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The battle for people's attention is fierce, but it's the key battle. Since the beginning of time businesses have fought for attention....the weapons have changed but the battle is still the same. Here are four things we have to understand about attention. 1. The battle is intense 2. We have unprecedented access to a global audience 3. If you don't understand social media and marketing, then learn it 4. Don't interrupt....add value Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly...

Duration:00:41:40

OC104: Don't let your start determine your finish

6/14/2018
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Don't let your start determine your finish. None of us get to choose how we start, how we're wired and our environment. What we do every day after birth is on us. How do we finish well regardless of how we start? 1. Accept the past (and move past it) 2. Invest in personal growth 3. Focus on the finish 4. Invest in others Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your...

Duration:00:38:41

OC103: What if you added more value?

6/7/2018
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We all have three problems with our creative endeavors. 1.We all need an audience to buy into what we're selling. 2. We all want to stand out from the competition. 3. We all want to feel secure on the journey. What if there was one solution to all three problems? What if you added more value? Value is always a good idea and will actually solve their problem and yours also. Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re...

Duration:00:34:56

OC102: Don't go solo, get a partner

5/31/2018
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Don't go solo, get a partner Here are four keys to a successful partnership: 1. Know yourself 2. Choose wisely 3. Make a Plan 4. Build it together Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts...

Duration:00:32:34

OC101: Love the freak inside you

5/24/2018
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Love the freak inside you! 1. It helps you live it 2. It helps you sell it 3. It helps others accept you Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. A weekly podcast for the creative dreamers and doers. Whether you’re just getting started on your creative journey or your well on your way this is the place for you. Each week I help you discover your identity and develop a life and career in alignment with who you are. The journey onward starts here. Join us on FB Live each Monday...

Duration:00:31:53

OC100:My journey to identity and the next 100 episodes!

5/17/2018
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We made it to 100 episodes! Wow, we started this journey in Copenhagen, Denmark as we quit our jobs and since then we've podcasted in real time throughout the journey. To be honest, the destination that we've arrived at isn't the destination that we had in mind. We set out to find a new life and what we found was our identity. The journey hasn't been easy but it's been worth it. The journey to identity has four phases: 1. Ordinary life 2. Conflict (internal and external) 3....

Duration:00:35:36

OC099: Getting over the gap of resistance

5/10/2018
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We launch with such excitement. We start the online store, publish the website, begin creating content and then we hit the gap. The gap is where we see something in our head that we don't yet see coming to reality. How do you push through the resistance and clear the gap? 1. Realize that this is reality. Nothing comes instantly! 2. Keep creating! When you've created....drink a bit of coffee and then create some more. 3. Pivot when needed. Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to...

Duration:00:31:52

OC098: How to sell through engaging not interrupting

5/4/2018
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The struggle is consistent and we all have the same issue....how do we sell? If you look up selling you'll be overwhelmed with sales funnels, FB ads and sales funnels....enough of this! These are tools you can use but not the substance of selling. Let's cut through the junk and lay the foundation for sales. Zig Ziglar says "Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust." Here are the four steps you can take to establish the foundation for...

Duration:00:35:11

OC097: Staying Motivated on the Journey

4/26/2018
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How do we stay motivated when the results come in slow? When nothing seems to be happening? When it seems like we're alone on the journey? 1. Think about the end of the story 2.Live in Community. Join the Creative Circus! 3.Celebrate Everything Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative entrepreneurs. This podcast is for the creative dreamers and doers. Each week we bring insights, resources, and support to...

Duration:00:31:15

OC096: The cost and benefit of self awareness

4/12/2018
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Self awareness is key for both the individual and the company. Being truly self aware is the difference between the shadow of success and true success. There are costs and benefits to achieve self awareness. It requires: 1. Time/energy 2. Courage 3. Action It provides you with: 1. Confidence 2. Courage 3. Framework Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative entrepreneurs. This podcast is for the...

Duration:00:39:48

OC095: What is real identity?

3/29/2018
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If success is Identity + Alignment = Success then we have to ask.... What is identity? How does it differ from what we do? What is true identity and what does it bring us? Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative entrepreneurs. This podcast is for the creative dreamers and doers. Each week we bring insights, resources, and support to help you take your business to the next level. The journey onward starts...

Duration:00:27:05

OC094: What is success?

3/22/2018
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What is success? Everyone has an answer and most of them are in conflict with each other. So out of all the answers out there....which one is the true answer. I think I know.... Success is to know who you are and to live in alignment with that identity. In math terms.... identity+alignment=success It's true not only in our personal lives but also in business. This podcast will change the conversation. Are you ready to truly be successful? Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to...

Duration:00:24:57

OC093: How to deal with setbacks, roadblocks and defeats

3/9/2018
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Setbacks, roadblocks and defeats....we all face them. The difference between long term success and failure is how we respond/deal with them. Here are the four ways: 1. Know that it happens to everyone 2. Reflect and learn from them 3. Take back control 4. Pivot and keep going Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative entrepreneurs. This podcast is for the creative dreamers and doers. Each week we bring...

Duration:00:35:39

OC092: Four ways to stand out and get the job

2/22/2018
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Let's be practical! This episode is for anyone who is... 1. Looking for a job 2. Transitioning to a new career OR 3. Trying to get people to hire your company These are Four Ways that you can stand out and get the job. 1. Be on Social Media 2. Establish yourself as a thought leader 3. Buy your own domain and have a landing page 4. Get creative and stand out Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative...

Duration:00:27:01

OC091: How do I sell? It's about narrative, not product!

2/16/2018
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Selling....it's the thing we all struggle with....and the thing we need the most. We usually approach selling with this attitude...."tell them why I'm so great....why my product is better." This approach used to work....but now the competition is stiff and global and proving "better-then" is more difficult than ever. So how do we sell? We sell the narrative over the product. We sell the solution not the details. Here are three ways to discover and sell your narrative: 1.Know your...

Duration:00:28:12

OC090: How to get the word out....Messaging 101

2/9/2018
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How do you get the word out? How do you use messaging and communications to stand out from the others? Here's the messaging framework: 1. What makes you distinct? How are you unique? 2. Who is your customer? 3. Good communications is about them, not you Listen to The Chobani Way: Focused on the How and Why Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. We're Valentina and Jack Fussell, creative entrepreneurs. This podcast is for the creative...

Duration:00:30:45