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109. Making Creativity Fly: Mike Brennan & Terry Weaver

Creative Chats podcast

This is a special crossover episode with my friend Terry Weaver, host of Making Elephants Fly podcast. I recently got to hang out with him to celebrate my 50th birthday, and we had a great discussion on showing up, why we need to prioritize for our own creativity, and the power of getting into a room with others to discuss your ideas.  Terry host an event for creatives & entrepreneurs called The Thing, which is happening November 5-7 in Orlando, FL . We talk about why you should be at the event this year & how you and become a part of this incredible creative community.  Find out more at https://thethingorlando.com/ and use the code "Creative" to get a discount on your ticket for the event! Join our free Facebook community Daily Creative Habit


6 Oct 2021

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107: Creative Chats with Mike Brennan

Podcast Strategies for Growing Your Business, Community, and Influence While Profiting

In this episode, I give you a deeper look into my past as a musician and record producer, and recording studio owner in the form of an interview that my colleague Mike Brennan did for his podcast Creative Chats. I share stories that I have never told before on this podcast and many of them have informed how I built my current business.  Mike Brennan - https://www.mikebrennan.me/creative-chats Are you interested in starting or growing a podcast with the support of my team and a community of experienced podcasters? Join my Podcaster Pod. You get... Full access to my 8-module podcasting course taking you from idea to launch and everything in between. Equipment and tech, Recording and publishing. Scripts and templates. Everything! Access to me, my team, and a group of experienced podcasters through a private Slack channel​ Monthly Q&A calls with me and the other Podcaster Pod members. Quarterly Expert Calls​ Access to me and my network –– meaning I will introduce you to other influencers and people who can help you where it makes sense.​ Consider joining my new membership site for $27/month. Go to https://dannyozment.com/pod Use code JOINPODPOD to get a 1-month free trial. Do you have a website for your business or personal brand or are you building one? If so, then you need WPX hosting. I use WPX for all of my sites and so do many of our clients. For $25/month, WPX’s Business Plan gives you Hosting for 5 Websites 10 GB Storage 100 GB Bandwidth Free SSL certificates The WPX Cloud Content Delivery Network They average around 30 second support response time 24/7/365 around the world Provide free unlimited site migration from any host to WPX, usually completed within 24 hours And they are fast because they never overload servers with hosting accounts, unlike so-called 'cheap' hosting which crumbles under any traffic load Sign up for the WPX Business Plan by visiting https://dannyozment.com/wpx Are you building an email list for your business or personal brand? If so, then you need ConvertKit. I use ConvertKit for my list and so do most of our clients. For $29/month, ConvertKit’s Creator Plan  manages up to 1,000 subscribers Provides unlimited landing pages & forms Sends email broadcasts Provides the ability to Sell digital products & subscriptions Has super fast Email support AND MOST IMPORTANTLY... Gives you Free migration from another tool AND Automated funnels & sequences Get a free 14-day trial of the Creator Plan by visiting https://dannyozment.com/convertkit My Recommended Resources - https://dannyozment.com/resources 


22 Sep 2021

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78. Creative Chats with Mike Brennan - Storyteller, Podcaster and Visual Artist

The Breakthrough Creative

Mike Brennan is a storyteller who uses spoken work and visual art to bring life to his audience and to fellow creatives.  In this episode Mike shares about his creative journey into advertising design, then into ministry and then back into art as an encourager of other creatives. Mike is the host of the podcast, Creative Chats (Great show! Please find, subscribe and listen to it) and visual artist with a flair for popular culture. IG: https://www.instagram.com/mikebone/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/738312690304881 Mike Brennan __________ https://direct.me/johnmcdavitt You can now support the show on Patreon and receive some amazing benefits! https://www.patreon.com/Thebreakthrou... Business Coaching for Artists with John: https://bit.ly/3ykziHe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebreakthroughcreative https://www.instagram.com/john_mcdavitt_art

1hr 9mins

20 Sep 2021

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E61 :: Mike Brennan & How Art Brings Us Together

Make More Art

Join Mike Brennan and Ânia as they discuss art as a tool to overcome depression; why you can’t find balance; what it means to be a real artist; bringing in the traditional feeling to digital art; and tips to get you to make more art! www.etchrlab.com/brennan


28 Jun 2021

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#91 Mike Brennan- Gold Star Father- Memorial Day 2021- Desert Storm Veteran

Fragout Podcast

Gold Star Father Mike Brennan. Mike is a Desert Storm veteran, served 28 years as police officer and retired. He is now a real estate agent in Madison area. Mike is such a great person and his story about his son Josh is powerful, emotional, and healing. We have to make sure our Gold Star families are being included in our community.

1hr 45mins

31 May 2021

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BYP 280: How To Take Charge Of Your Creative Battles with Mike Brennan

You Are The Brand

Mike Brennan is a creator and communicator who tells stories on both pages and stages. His childhood dream was to be a cartoon, but when that didn’t work out, he became the next best thing: an artist. Mike’s specialty is helping artists and other creatives develop a daily creative habit. He models this by being a consistent creative himself—Mike sketches almost every day by stealing time in the ordinary moments of life. In our conversation, he gives us some direct, hard-hitting advice on motivation. Creative battles are a real thing and I’m sure you’ve been through them, too. Listen in and learn: How to become a creative Mike’s best strategies for creativity The two parts of motivation Why you should start small What to do when you lack inspiration How to prioritize your time for creativity The process for finding your artistic voice and style Resources: Mike’s website 3 Roadblocks Keeping Your Creativity In Park (and How To Shift Your Art Into High Gear To Create Your Best Work Yet!) Mike on Facebook Mike on Instagram Mike on Twitter Mike on LinkedIn Creative Chats Podcast Get Mike’s Canva templates Connect with Mike: https://mikekim.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mikekimtv/ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikekimtv Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mikekimtv/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mikekimtv YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPXe7zSFf4kdhLgY0VaU_dw *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. He helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com 


7 Apr 2021

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022: Daily Creative Habits w/ Mike Brennan

The Psychology of Copywriting

Mike Brennan is a Creator & Communicator, telling stories on pages & stages. His childhood dream was to be a cartoon (seriously!). When he realized that wasn’t possible, he became the next best thing – an artist. He loves sharing experiences and making connections through his art, and helping fellow frustrated artists and creatives establish a daily creative habit of their own.  In today’s episode, our guest Mike dives into how he uses creativity and how he found his own voice. He highlights the importance of understanding that habits create momentum and momentum brings change by explaining how you can set your own short-term goals and milestones to stay motivated. Having a space set aside for personal creativity can even translate to new ideas and benefit your client work. Listen in to find out why the value of passion projects is just as (if not more) valuable than return on investment. What To Look For In This Episode: [00:04:00] Mike’s introduction: who he is and what he does. [00:13:00] How to understand your strengths and use them to the fullest. [00:26:00] The importance of personal habits and passion projects alongside clients and sales. Resources: Mike Brennan Main Site: www.MikeBrennan.me Instagram: @mikebone https://www.instagram.com/mikebone/ Podcast: www.CreativeChats.me Daily Creative Habit Facebook Group Graphic Design: MikeBrennanDesigns.com Mike’s Book: Infectious Art https://www.amazon.com/Infectious-Art-Pandemic-Culture-Portraits/dp/B08N9BC2QT Got a question you want answered on the podcast? Awesome! Go to geoffkullman.com/questions Connect with Geoff: Instagram: instagram.com/geoffkullman Twitter: twitter.com/geoffkullman Inquiries: geoffkullman.com Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Do you have friends, colleagues, or clients who would find The Psychology of Copywriting podcast valuable? Spread the word! *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. Danny helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com


23 Feb 2021

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Your Creative Journey; Stepping Into Your Passion with Mike Brennan

My Creative District

When we impact others with our creativity, we impact our own life. Here to shed more light on that today is Mike Brennan. Mike is a Creator & Communicator, telling stories on pages & stages. His childhood dream was to be a cartoon. (Zoinks!) When he realized that wasn’t possible he became the next best thing – an Artist.He loves sharing experiences and making connections through his art, and helping fellow frustrated artists and creatives establish a daily creative habit of their own through his work with Your Artist Journey and his podcast Creative Chats.Today we’re going to dive into the episode and learn how you can take your creative journey to the next level by embracing your ‘mess’.Things you will learn in this episode:[00:01 - 05:31] Opening SegmentI introduce today’s guest, Mike BrennanCreativity that builds businessPhenomenal artistMike gives us a bit of background into his story Started as someone obsessed with cartoonsLearning how to draw characters and create Impacting people with your art [05:32 - 14:20] Compensating Creativity with Practicality Mike talks about turning his art into a careerGuided by people who were more business-mindedGoing into art school - FIT The graphic design routeMike shares the benefits and aspects of his college experienceLearning from teachers who actually are in the industryA community to create within - raising the bar and exposureSetting the tone for professional expectations Navigating the intimidation factorBattling through the comparison gapSeeking validation[14:21 - 23:35] Navigating Creative FrustrationNavigating the comparison gapGetting held back by fearLooking for satisfactionMike talks about his journey after college and into his careerDuring an economic downturnLearning about the corporate machineCreative frustrationMoving to editorial designBouncing around from job to jobNavigating the creative frustrationAsking ‘is this it?’Feeling like something needs to change Getting lit up by relationships and impacting people’s livesStepping out into the unknownGoing into ministryWe were created to make an impact [23:36 - 38:43] Stepping Into Your Passion Mike shares his experience going into ministry The art was set aside Swinging back to practicality Began battling depression Transitioning out of ministry and returning to creativity Taking care of the family ‘How did life get here?’ Establishing what really mattersThe healing processGetting back into your passionJust doing it because you love it firstGiving yourself ‘creative license’Finding your individual voice and styleMike’s personal process gaining momentumFinding your voiceCreating in privateEmbracing the mess[38:44 - 47:44] Closing SegmentI break down what I took awayBeing consistent but not strictBreaking it down into chunksAllow yourself the freedom to playMike talks about the results and realizations from his processFinding his style and voice Owning the journeyRecognizing the patterns This is for other people tooHow to find more of MikeLinks and resources belowFinal words Tweetable Quotes: “Looking back I realized… I could create something, and give it to someone and impact their life, even if it’s for a moment, even if it’s just to make them smile.” - Mike Brennan“When you start getting really clear and serious with yourself, and ruthless with yourself; Asking what do I want my life to look like... Start going back to a place where you’re creative, just because you enjoyed it.” - Mike Brennan“It doesn’t matter, it’s you in private, testing things out, seeing what works… giving yourself a place to do that, is so extremely valuable.” - Mike BrennanResources Mentioned: Your Artist JourneyCreative Chats PodcastThe Creative LicenseYou can connect and engage with Mike on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Be sure to visit https://www.mikebrennan.me/ to learn more about his amazing work. You can connect with me, Jesse Paul, on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram or email jesse@mycreativedistrict.com. Check out https://www.worldwidedancechallenge.com/ to learn more about our creative space. Did you love the value that we are putting out in the show? LEAVE A REVIEW and tell us what you think about the episode so we can continue on putting out great content just for you! Share this episode and help someone who wants to turn passion into profit.


15 Feb 2021

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Interview with Near Southside Inc Mike Brennan about the Future of Fort Worth's Most Vibrant Neighborhoods

817 Podcast - Fort Worth's Monday Morning Show

The CEO of Near Southside Inc. Mike Brennan sits down with EJ and Jimmy to talk about the future of development in Fort Worth, especially around one of the most walkable areas of the city. 

1hr 5mins

15 Feb 2021

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Clark Sell with Mike Brennan on THAT.live


Mike Brennan and Clark Sell on June 17, 2020


19 Nov 2020