“What is catnip? Catnip is powerful, memorable, and very fast. Everybody has a story, but the decisions that you make about people and brands is much faster than the story.” - Marie Griffin Marie Griffin is the sought-after authority in media and communication training for leaders and personalities in business, film, fashion, music, beauty, sports, […]
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“Even people with huge networks, they're not thinking about what they can do for other people most of the time, and that's the mistake.” - Jordan Harbinger At the beginning of 2018, Jordan Harbinger was running his successful company and podcast, The Art of Charm. By February, he and the Art of Charm had a […]
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"The game of money making and staying creative has always been the challenge of the artist's journey." We know the feeling of that amazing burst of inspiration. It's the feeling we live for as artists, when the muse strikes and it's effortless, and we feel energized and ready for whatever comes next. But the feeling […]
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"It’s not about how quick the story is, it’s about how fun and entertaining the story is." We all know the magic of great storytelling - it draws you in, wraps you up, leaves you hanging on every word. It makes you wonder what is going to happen next, so much so that you can’t […]
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"How do we embrace all our messy and uncomfortable emotions and treat them as allies on our path rather than enemies that are trying to hurt us?" Today on the show we have returning guest Amber Rae, who has been one of our most listened to guests. It’s easy to see why: Amber is all […]
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Once you have the why, the how shows up. Today I am talking about creativity and abundance with my friend and transformational coach Chris Lee. Chris trains high level executives, entrepreneurs, CEOs, artists, musicians, and so many more, and he has trained a lot of buddies of mine. Chris has some amazing insights into how […]
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Taking on a proper perspective can temper us for great success and creating a full life. We all go through funks in our creative journey. In fact, I’m going through one right now. It’s really challenging when your creative outlet is also your product and your living - it adds a whole other level of […]
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The art of the start is the hardest thing. One of the questions I get asked most often in my Nion Life Community is, “How do I start?” And it’s an important question. You can be someone with passion, you can be good at your art, but it’s completely different to take this thing and […]
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The only thing that was really holding me back was time and full-on commitment. Something I’ve been thinking about lately is the connection between fitness and the creative lifestyle. Bringing movement and fitness into my life and taking care of my body allows me more clarity of mind, which in turn helps me continue to […]
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Business is always going to have ups and downs, and the creatives that succeed are the ones that push through that. Today I’m talking about something that has been on my mind for a long time now, something that relates to my own creative journey lately and what I’ve been going through, and that is […]
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I’m very lucky that I get to do something that has a simple message but reaches so many people. Today I’m talking to returning guest James Goldcrown. I had him on in the early days of Nion Radio but James’ path has changed since then. These days he is known for the creation of the […]
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I was just in Mexico with a mastermind, which is a group of high level individuals who come together to help each other with life and business. My time there got me thinking about people, networking, and relationships, and how people can come together to create conversations that take your brain to the next level. […]
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If I’m not excited about something the readers aren’t going to be excited either. Mark Manson has blown up over the last couple years selling over 2 million copies of his newest book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, which stemmed from his blog article and pdf. I recently met Mark though a […]
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When you create a higher self, that elevates your game. Happy new year! I hope you celebrated and had fun sending out 2017 with a bang. I also hope you took the time to write down some goals for 2018, to think about what you want to build and create this year. I did a […]
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We all have these things we want to do, and they’re all intangible until you speak them or write them down. Today I’m talking to Ben Nemtin, one of the founders of The Buried Life. When he was younger Ben struggled with serious depression and today he’s talking about how he got through it. From […]
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Real artists will take the time to create a business around what their craft. Today I’m sharing with you some of the books that have helped me along my creative and entrepreneurial journey. Some of these books are what got me started down this path of art and commerce, and others are ones I have […]
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It’s great to be able to communicate with people and to be able to get ahold of people as you’re getting through a country and making plans. I travel a lot, probably logging 75,000 - 100,000 miles flown every year. The majority of those miles are international, and I’ve learned a lot from traveling so […]
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If you want to take off, build your runway. Connor Beaton has taken a unique path. After graduating from college not really feeling passionate about his major in technical engineering, he became an opera singer. Normal, right? Connor’s path is unique, as is his message. His organization ManTalks aims to encourage men to develop and […]
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If you’re not taking care of yourself, there’s no way you can show up as your best self for others. Your inner world affects your outer world, your relationships, your art, your career. Understanding and knowing yourself allows you to pursue the things you care about. Today I’m talking to Vienna Pharaon from Mindful MFT. […]
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I thought it was so cool that this toy could interact with all my other toys. Today I’m talking to a truly unique artist whose medium is Lego: Adam Ward. Adam makes sculptures and murals, does commissions, and worked on the Lego Batman movie. He has a series with Soul Pancake on YouTube called Brick […]
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