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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career!!!Each week, host Andy J. Pizza serves up monologs and interviews chocked to the brim with creative performance hacks and fresh marketing tactics.Time to fill up your tank with a generous helping of PEP! Open up your ears and get that new perspective you need, the second you need it!

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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career!!!Each week, host Andy J. Pizza serves up monologs and interviews chocked to the brim with creative performance hacks and fresh marketing tactics.Time to fill up your tank with a generous helping of PEP! Open up your ears and get that new perspective you need, the second you need it!

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If you’re an ENFP, listen to this

By heyy_arnold__ - Feb 05 2020
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Episode 229 gave me chills. All creatives must listen.

Inspired

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It’s like gas for my inspiration tank! Andy’s enthusiasm is contagious and I fricken love it!

iTunes Ratings

1329 Ratings
Average Ratings
1135
152
19
13
10

If you’re an ENFP, listen to this

By heyy_arnold__ - Feb 05 2020
Read more
Episode 229 gave me chills. All creatives must listen.

Inspired

By Mkemo - Jan 09 2020
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It’s like gas for my inspiration tank! Andy’s enthusiasm is contagious and I fricken love it!
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Creative Pep Talk

Latest release on Feb 25, 2020

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Rank #1: 229 - The 6 Step Process to Unlock Powerful Creative Business Momentum

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What makes a good musician, writer or illustrator?

We’re told that it’s practice. Put in the time and you’ll become a master. But how many technically-masterful creative hometown heroes do you know that never even got close to making it?

Yes. They can shred the guitar like Hendrix. They can draw photorealistic portraits. They can write with perfect grammar and command a vast vocabulary.

They’ve put in their 10,000 hours...

And technically their craft is perfect...

But the art isn’t “good”.

So if it’s not about practice, passion, talent or skill, what’s the real foundation of great creative work? What’s it actually all about?

I believe the secret is hiding in plain sight, right under your nose and quite literally at the tip of your tongue but if you don’t know where to look for it you’ll never find it!

In this episode I want to share the idea that completely reinvented how I see creative work and my own creative super powers, and how I used this idea to develop a 6 Step process for unlocking your true creative business potential.

SHOW NOTES
IRA GLASS - THE TASTE GAP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2wLP0izeJE

Chevy Chase The Washington Post Artle
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/lifestyle/chevy-chase-cant-change/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.7c235246f80e

CREDITS

Support Creative Pep Talk on Patreon: www.patreon.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to Alex Sugg for our soundtrack!
www.alexsugg.com

Mastering by Chris Graham Mastering
Check out Chris' Six Figure Home Studio Podcast
https://www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/podcast/

SPONSORS

WIX
This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want.
HTTP://WIX.COM/CREATIVEPEP

Skillshare
Skillshare is an online learning community for creators. With more than 25,000 classes in design, business, and more, you’ll discover countless ways to fuel your curiosity, creativity, and career. Take classes in social media marketing, mobile photography, creative writing, or even illustration! Whether you’re looking to discover a new passion, start a side hustle, or gain new professional skills, Skillshare is there to keep you learning, thriving, and reaching those new goals.
TWO FREE MONTHS OF SKILLSHARE: Skillshare.com/creativepep

Apr 30 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #2: 192 - The Lesson that Changed My Creative Career (Side Quest Series Pt 1)

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GUYS!!! THIS MAY BE OUR BIGGEST EPISODE TO DATE!! I AM SO PUMPED TO SHARE THIS EPISODE WITH YOU!

1 - We launch a new series today called "Creative Side Quest"

In this series, we will walk through how to take a normal creative side project and add 4 layers of strategy that will transform it into a Creative Side Quest AKA your most powerful marketing tool!

2 - Our Kickstarter launches today!!! We are upping the ante with our next order of the Creative Career Path Handbooks! If you missed one of these when they sold out, now is your chance! There are all sorts of rewards available, including new creative career coaching slots!

BACK THE PROJECT: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/462109578/the-creative-career-path-handbook?ref=discovery&term=creative%20career%20path

3 - The Creative Pep Talk Original Soundtrack Vol. 1 is live today!!! Alex Sugg has written an original score, inspired by the CPT vibes, the hero's journey and the Side Quest series and you can find it on Spotify, Apple Music or wherever you get your music! P.S. it's excellent instrumental work music!!!

Apple Music
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/creative-pep-talk-original-soundtrack-vol-1/1414584148

Spotify Link
https://open.spotify.com/album/3O4vE6S1zxWVgRy1bAtq8S?si=4nyI-DTuTh6c1KI5EC8DOQ

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! Metavari.com

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want.
HTTP://WIX.COM/CREATIVEPEP

Jul 24 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #3: 170 - 4 Creative Career Lessons that Changed My Life (The Creative Career Path Series Pt 1)

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I’ve been waiting literally years to bring you this series and I could not be more excited!!!

In this episode I tell the up and down story of my career path and the biggest lessons I learned along the way.

This is my ‘keynote’ talk that I have been developing over the past few years and I am so glad it’s now ready to share with you!

The Creative Career Path Series is my 7 step plan for making intentional systematic progress in your creative career. This process is years in the making, from studying the patterns of consistently successful creatives and my own experiments and experiences. This series is meant to be a roadmap that will help you figure out where you’re stuck on the journey and unlock your next big steps!

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

wix.com/creativepep
This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com. With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want. Wix - What will you create?

Feb 13 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #4: 202 - For When You Feel Like Giving Up

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202 - For When You Feel Like Giving Up

Do you ever feel like you've lost your way?

When you hit obstacles, setbacks and dead ends, do you sometimes feel as if you've fallen off your path?

For me, the creative career path is a roller coaster. There are so many circumstantial and emotional ups and downs, and if you ride every twist and turn, it can be exhausting and discouraging. Sometimes, I almost feel like this road is somehow cursed even!!!

In this episode I want to share with you ideas and tactics that have helped me breakthrough the times when I feel like giving up, and why this is the most essential tool in your creative career tool belt.

This episode is chocked full of big ideas and encouragement, but we know the real encouragement comes from tactics that actually enable real breakthrough in your creative career, and we've baked that in too!

This episode is pretty different and very special, we call it "The Curse of Art Island"!

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad! Use promo code PIZZA for 10% Astropad Studio!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want.
HTTP://WIX.COM/CREATIVEPEP

Oct 09 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: 250 - How to Find Your Style

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SHOW NOTES

Jim Henson's Time Piece
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDwCwMIRJlI

Andy J. Pizza + Andrew Neyer Color Me Show
https://andrewneyer.com/color-me/

Color Me Houston at Color Factory
https://www.instagram.com/p/B4LLNeAg4Sb/

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Skillshare X Adobe Fresco
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creators, entrepreneurs, and curious people everywhere.

This fall, Skillshare teamed up with Adobe to create exclusive online classes showcasing the possibilities of Adobe Fresco, a brand-new drawing and painting app with revolutionary brush technology, available free to download on your iPad today.

Get two free months of Skillshare and check out new classes for the new Adobe Fresco app by going to http://Skillshare.com/creativepep2

STORYBLOCKS
This episode is brought to you by Storyblocks Video. Story Blocks give you studio-quality 4k stock video without blowing your budget. If you need b-roll, after effects templates, or video motion background you gotta check out Storyblocks Video. Head to storyblocks.com/CreativePepTalk to learn more about Storyblocks Video today.

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Oct 29 2019

45mins

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Rank #6: 166 - It's Never Too Late with Lisa Congdon

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Whether you’re 22 or 52, it’s very easy to feel like you’re falling behind.

In this episode Lisa Congdon brings inspiring stories from her new book “A Glorious Freedom - Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives” that prove it’s never too late to start a new path.

I’m thrilled to have Lisa on the podcast again! My last interview with Lisa is one of my favorite episodes and as it’s one of the most popular episodes of the show to date, I’m guessing you feel the same way!

Buy “A Glorious Freedom”
https://www.amazon.com/Glorious-Freedom-Older-Leading-Extraordinary/dp/1452156204/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&qid=1504668913&sr=8-1&keywords=a+glorious+freedom&linkCode=sl1&tag=wwwlisacongdo-20&linkId=e8700fa5120b3a416c8b324d85cda874

http://lisacongdon.com/

Fine artist, illustrator and author Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful paintings and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including MoMA, REI, Harvard University, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, and Random House Publishing, among many others. She is the author of seven books, including the starving-artist-myth-smashing Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist, and illustrated books The Joy of Swimming, Fortune Favors the Brave, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One, Twenty Ways to Draw a Tulip and A Collection a Day. Her latest book, A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives, was released by Chronicle Books in October 2017. She was named one of 40 Women Over 40 to Watch in 2015 and she is featured in the 2017 book, 200 Women Who Will Change the Way you See the World. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

This Creative Pep Talk episode is brought to you by Twenty20 - where creative minds get authentic, real-world stock photos. If you’re looking to tell a true story through your brand, to deliver an honest message to your audience on social medias, the photos you use will matter. Twenty20 has crowdsourced millions of photos from a community over 350,000 photographers - all available under a simple, royalty-free license. Today, they’re offering listeners of Creative Pep Talk a 5-photo free trial. To start yours right now, go to twenty20.com/cpt

Jan 16 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: 137 - How to Know if You're Going the Right Way (Part 1 of the Creative Destiny Series)

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This episode is the definitive foundation of Creative Pep Talk and contains my favorite ideas at the heart of this show.

This is your creative destiny compass. In this episode we answer the question: what are the signposts pointing to my CREATIVE DESTINY? How do I know which direction will take me to my full creative career potential.

Should you keep going on the path you’re on or do you need to try something else? Is it about grit or should you be pivoting? Just keep swimming or fail fast and explore something new?

My hope is that whenever you’re stuck asking these questions, this episode will be your guide.

This episode is the first part of our series on Creative Destiny AKA your creative career hero’s journey to reach your full potential.

ALSO this episode marks a brand new chapter for the show, with new album artwork to commemorate our first 1 million listens!

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Twenty20 - Stock Photos that don’t suck!
Get your first 5 photos free at twenty20.com/cpt

Jun 14 2017

46mins

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Rank #8: 248 - How to Find Your Artistic Voice with Lisa Congdon

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SHOW NOTES

Lisa Congdon - https://lisacongdon.com/

Follow Lisa on Instagram -
https://www.instagram.com/lisacongdon

Lisa's New Book 'Find Your Artistic Voice'
https://lisacongdon.com/collections/books/products/find-your-artistic-voice-by-lisa-congdon-signed-copy

Wired to Create
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SI02E62/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

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SPONSORS

Freshbooks
Freshbooks is accounting software specifically designed for small businesses. They make invoicing, expenses, payments, accounting, estimates, proposals extremely easy. Do yourself a favor, streamline the admin side of your creative business today and go to Freshbooks.com/creativepep to get a 30 day free trial and don’t forget to enter Creative Pep Talk in the “how did you hear about us section”

Skillshare X Adobe Fresco
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creators, entrepreneurs, and curious people everywhere.

This fall, Skillshare teamed up with Adobe to create exclusive online classes showcasing the possibilities of Adobe Fresco, a brand-new drawing and painting app with revolutionary brush technology, available free to download on your iPad today.

Get two free months of Skillshare and check out new classes for the new Adobe Fresco app by going to http://Skillshare.com/creativepep2

Baron Fig
Tools for Thinkers! For every Confidant sketchbook sold Baron Fig plants a tree! Get 15% off your new sketchbook, planner, backpack and more at baronfig.com by tuning in for your promo code!

Oct 15 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #9: 259 - 20 Surprising and Super Powerful Prompts that will Make 2020 The Year You Do Your Best Work Ever!

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Andre 3000 X Rick Rubin - On the Record
https://brokenrecordpodcast.com/episode-13-andre-3000-and-rick-rubin-in-conversation

Jon Acuff - Finish
https://www.amazon.com/Finish-Give-Yourself-Gift-Done/dp/1591847621

Lynda Barry Making Comics
https://www.drawnandquarterly.com/making-comics


Tim Robinson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjHqO-WmXrk

David Allen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCHd24Gi-G4

Keirkegaard - Either Or
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Either/Or

Joey Ellis - Leaky Timbers
https://www.amazon.com/Wolfie-Monster-Big-Pizza-Battle/dp/1338186043/ref=pd_sbs_14_t_0/142-4678404-8934040?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1338186043&pd_rd_r=a0e604c1-7584-442b-b0f6-16ed899f2eef&pd_rd_w=uBhoW&pd_rd_wg=7nLkR&pf_rd_p=5cfcfe89-300f-47d2-b1ad-a4e27...

Carson Ellis - Transmundane Tuesday
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6v1TuMpIoY/

Pat Hutchins - Rosie Takes a Walk
https://www.amazon.com/Rosies-Walk-Classic-Board-Books/dp/1481422758

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole - Mac Barnett / Jon Klassen
https://www.amazon.com/James-Excellence-Childrens-Literature-Awards/dp/0763662291/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Sam+and+Dave+Dig+a+Hole+-+Mac+Barnett+%2F+Jon+Klassen&qid=1578404468&s=books&sr=1-1

Joseph Gordon Levitt TED TALK
https://www.ted.com/talks/joseph_gordon_levitt_how_craving_attention_makes_you_less_creative?language=en

Azul the Book Coach
https://coachazul.com/

Gary Gulman
https://twitter.com/GaryGulman

Brian Froud
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Froud

Andy J. Pizza Invisible Things
https://www.etsy.com/listing/667528686/invisible-things-16x20-poster

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SKILLSHARE X CREATIVE PEP TALK
Our first ever online video course is out now on SKILLSHARE!

Are you looking for your next big break? Whether you’ve NEVER had a big break in your creative career OR you’re a veteran creative who needs a new big break to reinvent yourself: this class is for you!!! Go to https://skl.sh/creativepeptalk to get started!!!

Jan 07 2020

1hr 41mins

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Rank #10: 159 - Tricks for Rising Above Anxiety with Andy Mineo

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Anxiety is like kryptonite for creatives. Getting locked up in your head and second guessing every decision, can destroy your creative flow and therefore the quality of your work. Rapper Andy Mineo understands this on a personal level, and in this episode he shares his struggles and breakthrough work arounds for when you find yourself in the grip of crippling creative anxiety.

This is an extremely special episode. Andy and I got on a roll and had some deep moments and a ton of fun as well. I’m extremely grateful for the time and vulnerability that Andy brought to this interview, and I know you’re going to love it!!

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Make a Beautiful Website with Squarespace - Use Promo Code PEPTALK for 10% Off! https://www.squarespace.com/

Nov 21 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #11: 136 - Debbie Millman and The Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

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I am honored and privileged to have DEBBIE MILLMAN on the show!

Debbie and I talk through some of the questions you need to ask yourself to help uncover your personal brand, clarify your goals and finally connect with what you really truly want for your life.

If you don’t know Debbie is the host of THE design podcast Design Matters, for 20 years she was the President of the design division at Sterling Brands and co-founder of the graduate program in branding at SVA.

This interview shook me up! I hope it does the same for you!

http://www.debbiemillman.com/

Debbie’s interview with Tim Ferriss
http://tim.blog/2017/01/12/how-to-design-a-life-debbie-millman/

Design Matters
http://www.debbiemillman.com/designmatters/

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

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Jun 05 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: 153 - Making Shareworthy Work with Lauren Hom (Marketing Series Pt 4)

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This episode is JAM PACKED with insight!!

For those of you living under a rock, Lauren Hom is a designer and letterer best known for her side projects (like Daily Dishonesty) and being a nomadic creative freelancer, working while traveling the globe.

In this episode Lauren GENEROUSLY shares her wealth of knowledge on getting started in your creative career, how to make work that people connect with and share, and general tips on marketing your work.

http://www.homsweethom.com/
Instagram.com/homsweethom

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Sponsors
The team behind Astropad has a new hardware product available on Kickstarter called Luna Display. Luna Display adds second display capabilities to Astropad, but it’s also a great tool on it’s own for using your iPad as an extended desktop. It literally turns your iPad into a touch Mac. Check out their Kickstarter at lunadisplay.com

Just for Creative Pep Talk listeners, Scout Books is offering 15% off any order including your own custom design. They'll even throw in a free notebook sample pack to fill with your dreams, doodles, and designs. Visit scoutbooks.com/creativepeptalk

Oct 10 2017

1hr 43mins

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Rank #13: 251 - 6 Tips That Helped Me Gain 20,000 New Instagram Followers in a Year

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SHOW NOTES

Personal MBA Core Drives
https://personalmba.com/core-human-drives/

BuzzFeed Cultural Cartography
https://kottke.org/19/04/cultural-cartography

Social Media Made Simple - Storybrand
https://storybrand.com/social-media-made-simple/

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SKILLSHARE
WE HAVE A NEW SKILLSHARE DROPPING THIS MONTH about orchestrating your BIG BREAK!

Sign up to the newsletter to be notified as soon as it's live!
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Freshbooks
Freshbooks is accounting software specifically designed for small businesses. They make invoicing, expenses, payments, accounting, estimates, proposals extremely easy. Do yourself a favor, streamline the admin side of your creative business today and go to Freshbooks.com/creativepep to get a 30 day free trial and don’t forget to enter Creative Pep Talk in the “how did you hear about us section”

Nov 05 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: 217 - Finding Your Style, Tricks for Getting Stuff Done, Imposter Syndrome & MORE

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This episode covers a grab bag of topics with lots of tactics, fresh ideas and new perspectives designed to get you jazzed about making stuff today!

I hope most of these topics will hit you in the sweet spot, but I bet one or two of these will be exactly what you need to hear today.

Some topics we cover in this episode:

  • Finding Your Style

  • Managing productivity and or ADHD

  • Battling Imposter Syndrome even after success!

  • Pricing

  • Synesthesia!

  • Zelda soundtracks!

  • AND MORE!

Submit questions for Ask Dr. Pizza episodes by emailing your written or recorded question to andy@andy-j-miller.com - Please state whether you'd like to remain anonymous or featured with a shout out to your work / social links.

Conferences

Dreamtopia Workshop with Cathy Heller & Friends in L.A.
PROMO CODE: ANDY for 30% OFF
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Creative Works Skill Camp
PROMO CODE: CPT50 for $50 off
https://www.creativeworks.co/skillcamp/

SHOW NOTES
Philosophize This! Gilles Deleuze
http://philosophizethis.org/deleuze-pt-1/

Bain & Company Elements of Value
https://www.bain.com/insights/topics/elements-of-value/

SUSAN CAIN - TIM FERRISS Interview
https://tim.blog/2019/01/24/susan-cain/

JOSH KAUFMAN PERSONAL MBA
https://personalmba.com/core-human-drives/

CREDITS

Support Creative Pep Talk on Patreon: www.patreon.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad! Use promo code PIZZA for 10% Astropad Studio!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want.
HTTP://WIX.COM/CREATIVEPEP

Feb 05 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #15: 105 - 10 Ways to Kick Self Doubt Right in the BOOTY!

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Today we talk about taking self doubt and how to kick his or her booty. Do not let self doubt kill your creativity!

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and his band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Oct 05 2016

45mins

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Rank #16: 197 - Imposter Syndrome, Connecting w/ an Audience & Noticing Inspiration w/ Frannerd (Fran Meneses)

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EXTREMELY SPECIAL GUEST ALERT!!! Incredible Illustrator / Youtuber Fran Meneses (AKA Frannerd) joins us for a long chat about all things creative career!

We talk about:

  • How to make a deep connection with your audience and why it matters.
  • Imposter Syndrome and why no matter how far you go, it still shows up from time to time!
  • The breakthroughs that lead to this point.
  • Daily tactics for noticing inspiration

P.S. This podcast art is a collaboration between myself and Fran. I did the lettering she did her self portrait. :)

Frannerd Links
https://www.instagram.com/frannerd
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJNH25X9d9Nc7h3Rd7cm7bw
https://www.etsy.com/shop/frannerd

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

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Aug 28 2018

1hr 47mins

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Rank #17: 177 - Are You Sabotaging Yourself?

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Did you know that you may be subconsciously sabotaging yourself? Well since you're doing it subconsciously, you probably don't!

In this episode we talk about how to recognize your self sabotage and how to fight it.

We also talk about Shiny Object Syndrome and why starting tons of things and never finishing any of them is killing your chances for progress.

I also share my method for knowing what to focus on today.

Today is the day our 100 Day Project begins! Follow along on instagram by following #cpt100day

Show Notes:
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! Metavari.com

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
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This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
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Apr 03 2018

44mins

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Rank #18: 181 - The Power of Persistence w/ Chris Piascik

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Chris Piascik has been doing a daily project for 10 years!! In fact, he's built an entire illustration career on the back of this project!

In this episode, Chris shares the core insights he's learned about personal projects throughout this enormous journey!

CREDITS

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! Metavari.com

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

SPONSORS

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

This week’s episode is brought to you by Wix.com
With Wix, the web your playground. Start with a blank page and design your website in any layout you want.
HTTP://WIX.COM/CREATIVEPEP

Just for Creative Pep Talk listeners, Scout Books is offering 15% off any order including your own custom design. They'll even throw in a free notebook sample pack to fill with your dreams, doodles, and designs. Visit scoutbooks.com/creativepeptalk

May 01 2018

57mins

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Rank #19: 110 - How to Know What to Make

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In this episode we discuss how to know what work YOU should be making. I share my process of gathering ideas and how I’ve determined the type of content I’d like to feature in my work.

This isn’t just about personal work. Yes it may start there, but that personal work will lead to the type of clients you get too. This is why it’s so important to dig deep and get clear on what you want your work to be about.

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
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Scout Books - Save 15% on your order and get a FREE 3-pack! at scoutbooks.com/creativepeptalk

Nov 15 2016

46mins

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Rank #20: 138 - How to Find Your Creative Superpower (Part 2 of the Creative Destiny Series)

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I believe that your creative career doesn’t get super interesting until you find why you are super unique. But you can’t figure this out in an afternoon by starring in the mirror or taking a career aptitude test. The information you need is collected while on the journey of making stuff!

In this episode we talk about what that journey looks like so that you can recognize the stages and maximize your results!

This episode is part of our series on Creative Destiny AKA your creative career hero’s journey to reach your full potential.

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!
www.alexsugg.com

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
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Jun 21 2017

1hr 6mins

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