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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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Episodes

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

OC089: How to build a new network

2/2/2018
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What we want is what we already had.....human experience....human interactions. Business is the same as it always has been....human in it's very nature. Networking can be difficult to navigate and usually brings to mind cheap ballrooms and stacks of business cards, I say we can do it better. You can build a better network....here's how! 1. Know who you want to connect with. Go beyond the broad label and know who they are, what they want, what they value and where they gather. 2. Network...

Duration:00:33:12

OC088: How Networking Can Grow your Business

1/19/2018
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So often when we're ready to launch or grow our business we think....website. Sales is all about awareness and reputation. No matter how amazing our product is, if they don't know that we exist they will never buy from us. Networking is a word that terrifies most of us because we think of cheesy Chamber of Commerce meetings in hotel ballrooms....where cheap beer and business cards flow like honey. There's a better way. To develop a true network you need to: 1. Know your target...

Duration:00:42:27

OC087: How to grow your business in 2018

1/11/2018
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Whether your business is well on it's the journey or this is the year to start something new.....the big question is...."Where do I start?" I say to start with clarifying the destination (listen to episode 85 and 86). Once you know the destination, then it's imperative that we take a little time to make sure that the movement we take in 2018 will move us closer. Here are a few tips to grow your business in 2018: 1. Get a bird's eye view 2. Whiteboard everything 3. Stop what doesn't...

Duration:00:35:23

OC086: Three ways to start 2018 with Clarity

1/3/2018
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It's a new year with new opportunities! Clarity is one of the key factors in both personal and business success. The more clarity of your purpose, what makes you unique and what success looks like the more probable you are to see success realized. Here are three super-practical ways to start the year with clarity. 1. Write out your "70 year old" story. 2. Develop a life plan 3. Discover your why "Find your why" Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives...

Duration:00:24:11

OC085: What would you do if this was your last year?

1/1/2018
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It's a New Year! There are so many opportunities ahead of us this year. So many of our ideas fail for the same reasons....lack of execution....lack of patience. But before we can execute and wait it out we need clarity! So as we start the year I want you to ask this question.... What would I do in 2018 if this was my last year? Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. I'm Jack Fussell, business consultant, and brand strategist. This podcast is for...

Duration:00:11:53

OC084: Four ways to stay productive during the Holiday Season

12/13/2017
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Although business may slow down as we celebrate the holidays, we can stay productive and keep the momentum going. Here are four things that I do to keep moving through the holidays while getting ready for the New Year: 1. Celebrate the growth 2. Evaluate 2017: work through Stop, Start, Continue 3. Begin to build a plan of action 4. Rest and resource (here's the list of my top 10 books) Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. I'm Jack Fussell,...

Duration:00:25:58

OC083: Anxiety, let's starve it, replace it and kill it

12/5/2017
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Does it wake you up? Is everything fine and then suddenly....it's not? Do you find your mind racing ahead through possible scenarios most of which end with you crashing and burning into utter destruction? Maybe I'm the only one....but I doubt that I am. Anxiety sucks and we as creatives are especially vulnerable to this "companion" who over stays his welcome. To be honest, I'm done with it....so here are the three things that I'm doing to kill it so I can go onward. 1. Starve...

Duration:00:32:46

OC082: Enough with the webinars and ecourses, go hustle and have patience

11/16/2017
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There are no shortcuts to success. The journey is long but the journey is where YOU ARE MADE! The promises of instant and overnight are not the way forward. In order to create we have to sit down and create. Get the hands dirty, let the paint fly, and create. We have to hustle! The second thing we need is patience, cheap wine comes instantly...the good stuff takes a while. You deserve more than boxed wine, you deserve the good stuff. So stay at it....work hard and be patient. Join...

Duration:00:16:41

OC081: The top ten things that Entrepreneurs can learn from the life of Walt Disney

11/8/2017
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Walt Disney is a true American icon and he's an amazing example to those of who merge business and creativity. This week I'm joined by Lou Mongello as we talk through the top 10 things that entrepreneurs can learn from the amazing life of Walt Disney Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. I'm Jack Fussell, business consultant, and brand strategist. This podcast is for the creative dreamers and doers. Each week I bring insights, resources, and support...

Duration:00:59:05

OC080: Entrepreneurship is hard, but you can do it

10/18/2017
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Guess what....this journey is difficult! The webinars, keynotes, online courses and Instagram posts sell us on an easy journey. The messages tell us that we can short cut the process and skip our way to success but none of it is true. Entrepreneurship is hard, as long as we expect it we won't be sideswiped. The other reality is "If others have done it, you can do it also!" So as hard as it looks take heart and learn from those who have gone before you. Join our Private Facebook...

Duration:00:14:51

OC079: The Hero's Journey

10/11/2017
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Please check out my new podcast Human Centric is the New Black Where are you at in the hero's journey? I want to hear from you on the Facebook Group. Join our Private Facebook Group! Welcome to the Onward Creatives podcast. I'm Jack Fussell, business consultant, and brand strategist. This podcast is for the creative dreamers and doers. Each week I bring insights, resources, and support to help you take your business to the next level. The journey onward starts here. For more...

Duration:00:23:39

Big Announcement today and it's awesome!

10/8/2017
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I'd love for you to listen, subscribe to and rate my new podcast" Human Centric is the New Black If you're ready to grow your business and see your brand grow and develop then this is the podcast for you. Our spaces are more crowded than ever with more voices fighting for attention than ever before. We help you stand out from the others by building your business and marketing in a human centric way. The Podcast is a production of Tolke a branding/marketing and strategy firm in...

Duration:00:02:42

OC078: Three things Instagram won't teach you about being an entrepreneur

9/7/2017
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Instagram has a tendency to make the world look sexier than it is for most of us. The same is true for us entrepreneurs, Instagram often portrays these ninjas of business with endless energy and nothing but opportunity in front of them. Here are three things Instagram doesn't tell us about the entrepreneur life. 1. We all have false beliefs 2. We all have to get scrappy 3. We're all afraid to be found out Visit our Sponsor SudioSweden for 15% your earbud or headphone order. Click...

Duration:00:29:30

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