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Chase Jarvis is a visionary photographer, artist and entrepreneur. Cited as one of the most influential photographers of the past decade, he is the founder & CEO of CreativeLive. In this show, Chase and some of the world’s top creative entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities share stories designed to help you gain actionable insights to recognize your passions and achieve your goals.

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Chase Jarvis is a visionary photographer, artist and entrepreneur. Cited as one of the most influential photographers of the past decade, he is the founder & CEO of CreativeLive. In this show, Chase and some of the world’s top creative entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities share stories designed to help you gain actionable insights to recognize your passions and achieve your goals.

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Chase is a voice to trust

By WeddingLogic2020 - May 13 2020
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Love this podcast because Chase is a grounded, optimistic, empathetic host and human. His voice is calming as well.

Inspiring + Actionable

By Tap anything lover - Dec 29 2019
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Chase's podcast is on point! The conversations are so genuine- full of what matters. I have felt truly inspired on more than one occasion. :)

iTunes Ratings

457 Ratings
Average Ratings
385
56
8
2
6

Chase is a voice to trust

By WeddingLogic2020 - May 13 2020
Read more
Love this podcast because Chase is a grounded, optimistic, empathetic host and human. His voice is calming as well.

Inspiring + Actionable

By Tap anything lover - Dec 29 2019
Read more
Chase's podcast is on point! The conversations are so genuine- full of what matters. I have felt truly inspired on more than one occasion. :)
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The Chase Jarvis LIVE Show

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Chase Jarvis is a visionary photographer, artist and entrepreneur. Cited as one of the most influential photographers of the past decade, he is the founder & CEO of CreativeLive. In this show, Chase and some of the world’s top creative entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities share stories designed to help you gain actionable insights to recognize your passions and achieve your goals.

Rank #1: Brené Brown: The Quest For True Belonging

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Brené now holds the record for the most cjLIVE appearances, this being her third time on the show. She is a vulnerability and empathy expert and has one of the most watched TED Talks of all time on the subject and is the author of four New York Times best selling books, one of which, Daring Greatly, is my playbook for staying creative and true to myself. Her new book, Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, has come out at a time where we need it most with our world being as divisive and disconnected as it is, it’s giving us the tools and ideas to use our unique skills to help connect with each other.

Like in our past episodes, we quickly go deep in this conversation. Brené drops bombs about the importance of connection and how to use your art and creativity to get there. We talk about power of paradox and you need to look no further than the paradox of her no bullshit Texan way of communicating her vulnerabilities as a paradox in itself. It was so refreshing to break down boundaries with Brené again after a year- hope you enjoy the interview as much as I do.

In today’s episode:

We talk about how divisive times are good breeding grounds for good art and how that art may be just what we need to form stronger connections between us. Art can save us.

Brené has such a unique way of talking about valuing your work. Have a strong back and a soft front. We talk about how to set boundaries around your worth and communicate that value without being a jerk.

Everything in this episode comes down to taking the reigns on your brain. You will learn about and tactics on how to use your intellect to your advantage, especially when your lizard brains wants to take over.

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast

This episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Oct 18 2017

1hr 34mins

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Rank #2: How to Build Real Confidence with Mel Robbins

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Mel Robbins is the most booked female speaker in the world, an American on-air CNN commentator and television host, contributing editor for Success magazine and author of The 5-Second Rule. Her TED Talk around the 5-second Rule is a simple framework to turn inaction into action and has garnered over 10 million view.

Mel has been on the show previously, and this week, I wanted to share a portion of a class she gave on CreativeLive on building self-confidence. Confidence is an important part of success and when those 3AM gremlins creep in, we all need a set of tools we can use to help give us the courage to put ourselves out there, and try something we’re not 100% sure about. Mel helps us unpack the what confidence is, how to build it, and gives us 5 habits that enable us keep us on track.

What I love about Mel is not only is she insanely inspirational she is also super super actionable. I love to share her content when I can and today is a lesson on self confidence that we all need to hear.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Jan 30 2019

33mins

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Rank #3: Elizabeth Gilbert: The Art of Being Yourself

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Brace yourself for a TRULY powerful episode with the bestselling author and creative genius, Elizabeth Gilbert. Although best known for her memoir Eat, Pray, Love--which went on to sell over 12 million copies and became a film staring Julia Roberts—she’s also one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world… The whole world. Spend some time with her in your ears on today’s podcast and you’ll know why in under a minute...   In this episode, we cover
  • How Liz considers mental health her full time job, and writing / being a professional creator is a hobby. 
  • How the only way out of pain is through honesty. Liz shares her experiences working through the loss of her partner to cancer. The things we won’t even admit to ourselves will cause us pain, even to the point of mental and physical breakdown
  • Her latest INCREDIBLE novel called City of Girls (…a "delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don’t have to be a good girl to be a good person”)
  • Why mercy is the foundation to any creative endeavor.
  • How creativity and writing can be a tool to slow the mind during hard times.
  • And lots more. Liz is seriously remarkable - a force of nature that you’re going to love…  
Can’t wait for you to dig in. Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Jul 24 2019

58mins

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Rank #4: Finding Your Niche: A Fireside Chat at CreativeLive

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Not too long ago I had the opportunity to sit down with a group of CreativeLive students attending a special week of programming in our Seattle studios. This conversation was never intended to be published, but after listening to this intimate conversation with some fellow creators, I had to share it.

One of the things I really love about having students in the studio is 1:1 interaction and that non-tangible exchange that happens when a group of people gets together. I mean let's face it, the internet can be a mixed bag. It’s sometimes hard to ask important questions. It’s been hugely beneficial for me to seek out and find safe communities where I can learn, explore, and ask questions that I might otherwise be afraid to ask, and this is something I recommend all of you find, too.

In this conversation we explore:

* To find your niche and truly differentiate yourself, you need to make art that no one else can make. Show the world how you see the world.

* If you want to make money with your art but don’t enjoy the business side of it, you have two good options: either partner with someone who enjoys the business side or figure out exactly how much you need to comfortably live, and reverse engineer what it would take to make just that much without having to do too much of the stuff you hate.

* To build a community, first start by giving and asking nothing in return. If you want likes, comments, and shares on your photos, first give likes, comments and shares to others. Participate.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Jun 20 2018

52mins

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Rank #5: Mel Robbins: 5 Seconds To Change Your Life

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Mel Robbins is the most booked female speaker in the world, an American on-air CNN commentator and television host, contributing editor for Success magazine and author of The 5-Second Rule. Her TED Talk around the 5-second Rule is a simple framework to turn inaction into action and has garnered over 10 million views. What I love about Mel is her hard-hitting, no bullshit real talk. You won’t get any sugar coating here. She calls herself the fucked up friend that figured things out and has become wise. Now, she doesn’t want us to make the same mistakes she did. She’s done the hard work and the research, science of habit, science of confidence, the way self-doubt works. She’s on a mission to share everything she’s learned.

In this episode:

  • We talk a lot about anxiety. Mel says she was born a worrier, and around age 21, the panic attacks started becoming paralyzing. Not everyone has dealt with depression and anxiety, but we’ve all had gone through hard times. And the open & thoughtful tools Mel shares are useful for everyone.
  • Mel says “you don’t have to think the way you have to think.” The basis of her book is the 5-second rule, which is taking the world by storm. There is a connection between our wellbeing and our thoughts. Mel and I go deep into her technique the 5-second rule to change habits.
  • We also get a sneak peek of a technique Mel is currently researching that works every time to help you find your passion, make choices, and audit your life. I cannot wait for you to hear it.

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast

This episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Nov 01 2017

1hr 19mins

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Rank #6: Gregory Heisler on Embracing Your Uniqueness

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You know Gregory Heisler, or at the very least, you've seen his work. Gregory is a prolific photographer best known for his 70 cover portraits for TIME Magazine and has graced the pages of Life, Esquire, Fortune, GQ, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and The New York Times Magazine. 

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Gregory in our CreativeLive studios to present his talk on embracing one’s own uniqueness. Now, I attend a lot of keynotes, speeches, and presentations. Not often do I stand in the audience yelling “PREACH!” like I was during Gregory’s presentation. His thoughts on prioritizing the expression of your own voice, vision and style over technique is spot on and follows the career path of so many professional and prolific creators in my circle. Listen in, take heed, and let me know what you think. If you'd like to see the video version of this talk, you can watch it for FREE here: https://cr8.lv/2v39iS2

A few topics from this episode,

* Making what you can’t help but make is how you find your own unique style and it helps you get paid for your art. It’ll be easy because you can’t help but make it anyways, it’ll be your best work because it’s what comes naturally to you, and people will hire you to make more of what you can’t help but make anyways.

* The three main components of making art are vision, technique, and style. Too many of us get hung up on the technique, but vision and style is what differentiates you from the rest of the pack. Lean into your own vision and develop confidence in your style.

* If you want to be a professional creative, you’ve got to get comfortable being uncomfortable. Making art is an uncertain path and there will be days where you may not be able to pay the rent or even make a good photograph, but trust and own the process.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Aug 01 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #7: Brené Brown: Rising Strong in a Digital World

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She calls herself a shame and vulnerability researcher, she’s a storyteller, and has one of the most popular ted talks of all time. Brené Brown studies and talks about subjects we’re all intimately familiar with, but most of us rarely discuss. She has deeply, deeply inspired me. She’s a life changer, and a game changer and she also has 3 NYT Best Sellers in the top 10, including her latest book, Rising Strong.

I love this conversation with Brené and we go deep into the things we face as creatives and are working to make sense of. For example, we get into failure, dealing with critics, and how to handle those gremlins in your head telling you you’re not good enough.

Enjoy!

This episode first appeared on CreativeLive as part of the 30 Days of Genius series. Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Aug 11 2016

1hr 26mins

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Rank #8: Transform Your Consciousness w/ Jason Silva

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If you’re familiar with Jason then you know he’s an incredibly unique human. And if you’re not, then I'll do my best-- but you really just need to check out his work. He’s a brilliant and insanely insightful creator whose work sits at the intersection of philosophy, personal development and film much like my own work. You may know him as the host of Nat Geo’s “Brain Games,” from his short film series “Shots Of Awe” or his latest show “Origins” which is in its debut season. It’s really tough to put a label on his work, so instead of trying I’m simply going to echo his words - he calls them “espresso shots of philosophy” and while that’s a bit of a mouthful it’s also a very accurate characterization.

Today on the podcast,

* We talk about how Jason got his start on Al Gore’s cable channel Current TV

* He explains why the "one man band" approach is the best way for him to work and how technology has made that possible for an entire generation of creators

* In the tail end of this episode we get into a bunch of heady, somewhat esoteric stuff that you will absolutely love if you’re a fan of Jason’s YouTube stuff - everything from transhumanism to psychedelics to metaphysics

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 28 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #9: Tim Ferriss on Creativity, Simplicity and the Power of Audio

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You know him, you love him, you’ve heard him here before… today’s podcast guest is A DEAR friend and a legend by any measure. It’s the one and only, Mr. Tim Ferriss!  Author of five #1 New York Times best sellers, including his most recent Tribe of Mentors, star of his own TV show The Tim Ferriss Experiment, and host of one of the most popular podcasts in the world, The Tim Ferriss Show which has over 300 million downloads to date. In today's episode, we focus on Tim’s shift from writing as a central pillar of creation to a world where his podcast is central to most of the other media he creates (books, videos, blog posts etc). To say that this episode is “rich” with insight would be a dramatic understatement. In this episode we tear into… - WHO are his epic guests, how does he choose and land them? - WHY is he focused on his podcast? There’s some really good reasons... - HOW he does it…exactly what’s his workflow and key equipment - WHEN / where and all the rest of it ;)  Tim also has mastered the ability to set a goal and break it down into small actions that make insanely huge goals seem reasonable. So we get tactical on goals he sets for himself around the show…and his life.  We see a rarely before POV heard from Tim (I think he went deep here because we’ve been homies for about a decade) about his overarching life perspective about doing the things that bring you joy, and doing it in a way that's easy.  So whether you're a classic “Tim” fan, interested in starting or growing your own podcast, OR just simply looking to do more of the things you love, this show is a must. 

You’ll also learn:

  • Tim doesn’t start many projects with a simple “how much money will I make from this?” A better question that he asks himself to vet the quality of his next endeavor is “what relationships can I develop and what skills will I learn in accomplishing this project?”
  • If you wait until you’re ready, you’re never going to start. Tim didn’t have a name for his podcast, didn’t know how he was going to monetize it, and admittedly knew nothing about the technical involvements of starting a podcast. He just had to jump in.
  • The most important piece of the puzzle is being different. You will not find success in a crowded marketplace (like podcasting) by being 10% better.
  • We couldn’t have Tim on the show without talking about time efficiency. Tim breaks down into deep detail the how and why he batch records his episodes and how he structures his week around recording. Regardless of what kind of content you’re creating, Tim shares so many useful tactics that you can poach.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Sep 26 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: Become A Master Communicator w/ Vanessa Van Edwards

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Vanessa Van Edwards bills herself as a “behavioral investigator” - what that means is that she is absolutely amazing at unpacking what makes people do the things they do and turning that into proven, actionable techniques for others to hone their own people skills. She’s written for publications like CNN, Fast Company and forbes and is the author of the brand new (and incredibly good) book “Captivate: The Science Of Succeeding With People.” You’ve heard me talk many times about the critical importance of soft skills in building a successful career as a creator, and Vanessa is THE authority on this mega-important topic.

Today on the podcast,

* She talks about the difference between decoding and encoding emotional signals and how to apply that idea - for example, monitoring the micro-emotions that you are encoding with your body language and facial expressions (if you suffer from RBF this segment is for you!)

* Tons of amazing little hacks that will help you hone your people skills. As just one example that takes literally just a few seconds, when you see a closeup of someone’s face on tv, try making that same face - it will help develop your ability to feel empathy because you’ll find that you start feeling the same emotions that they’re feeling

* Vanessa is also a master negotiator, and gets into some ninja negotiating techniques. You’ve heard me say that you need to raise your rates and these are the specific tactics you should be using to do so - this is the kind of specific, tactical stuff that I love

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Apr 19 2017

1hr 25mins

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Rank #11: Start Before You’re Ready with Humans of New York Brandon Stanton

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If you don’t know Brandon, you definitely know his work. Brandon is the creator of Humans of New York which has accumulated over 20 million followers worldwide and turned into two NYT-bestselling books (Humans of New York and Humans of New York: Stories). It has also spawned an entire genre of similar blogs. Hundreds of aspiring documentarians have followed in HONY’s footsteps, telling the stories of countries, cities, and communities across the world.

During a PhotoWeek session we had at CreativeLive, Brandon shared his story from getting fired at a job he hated to selling everything to move to New York to try to be a photographer. Brandon shares what he has learned along the journey of interviewing thousands of people and how they have shaped his storytelling.

If you love this episode, you might also want to check out the video version of this talk to see some of the photos he shares during his talk. You can do that by logging onto creativelive.com and searching “Brandon Stanton”.

In today's episode:

  • There’s a subtle but crucial mind shift that needs to happen if you want mental freedom. You need to consciously decide what you’re going to spend your brain power on and consciously decide what you’re not. Focus on the things that make you feel the way you want to feel and do the things you want to be doing.
  • You can plan all you want, but you won’t know if your plan works until you start executing it. The original Humans of New York plan looks nothing like what the project has turned into today.
  • Choosing the work that you do is a better goal than not working at all. Following your dreams is hard work, but success is getting to spend every day doing what you want to be doing. Worth it.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.  

Aug 22 2018

43mins

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Rank #12: Build A Life You Love w/ Chris Guillebeau

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Chris Guillebeau is an author and entrepreneur - you may know him from his bestselling books like “The Art Of Noncomformity” and “The $100 Startup” or his popular essay "A Brief Guide To World Domination." He’s also a prolific blogger and the brains behind the Worldwide Domination Summit. This interview is from a few years back, but I wanted to bring it back because Chris - along with Tim Ferriss and a few others - was among the first wave of people who pioneered the path that I’ve heard so many of you say that you want to be one.

Today on the podcast,

* We talk a lot about an idea that’s really at the core of this show, which is that the answers to all of this are inside you.

* We also get into the post-success comedown. If you’ve ever had a big win you know what I’m talking about.

* Another big theme in this show is potential - how to understand your potential, what to do with that energy, and the power of living up to your potential.

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

May 31 2017

1hr 29mins

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Rank #13: Debbie Millman: If not now, when?

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Debbie Millman is currently the Editorial and Creative Director of Print Magazine, but she has an insane track record going back decades: she’s the author of 6 books including “How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer,” a prolific design writer in outlets like NYT, Fast Company, and Design Observer, chairs the Masters In Branding program at SVA (co-founded with Steven Heller), and hosts a long running podcast called “design matters” which has done 265 episodes over 10 years with legends and icons like Michael Beirut, Stephen Heller, Chip Kidd, Massimo Vignelli, Isaac Mizrahi and Malcolm Gladwell.

Today on the podcast,

* She says that “confidence is overrated.” This is something I know a lot of you struggle with and I love how she talks about this. Confidence is created by repeatedly doing something, and if you’ve never done something before how could you have confidence? Confidence - in her view - is the easy part. It’s finding the courage to do the thing when you DON’T have confidence that is the gamechanger.

* The importance of teaching: why Milton Glaser said it’s the most important thing he ever did and why Debbie has always made it a big focus in her own career-- because as she says, when she teaches, the students teach HER

* Why even hyper-achieving legends struggle with feelings of unworthiness and what the levers are for coping with it. This is a nearly universal thing that’s very rarely talked about, and it’s super important that you put your own mechanism in place to keep it from sabotaging your success.

Enjoy!

Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.chasejarvis.com/podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Mar 02 2017

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: Chris Burkard: Say Yes to What You Want

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Today’s guest is one many of you have been asking for oh-so-long. He’s one of the top travel, outdoor, and landscape photographers in the world, bringing us to some of the most untamed and powerful landscapes in the pursuit of powerful stories, hidden surf, and a good adventure.

Of course in this episode we get into his new book, At Glacier’s End, but we also get into some meaty topics such as:

In this episode:

  • the power of exploring personal projects and how it can shape new opportunities
  • the sacrifice that comes as pursing your passions
  • personal growth and how it evolves over time
  • and so much more

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Dec 25 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #15: Harnessing Your Human Nature for Success with Robert Greene

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Today we welcome back on the show the 6x international bestselling author, Robert Greene.  Robert has had huge impact in my life with books like Mastery, 48 Laws of Power, and the 33 Strategies of War.  And in this episode we go deep on his newest book - and my new favorite -The Laws of Human Nature, a brilliant consolidation of the various theories on human nature - how to better understand them and use them to grow.   We dive deep into:
  • You are a lot weirder than you think you are. WE ALL ARE in fact. We’re repressing so many sides of who we are - most often without even knowing it. We’re trying to stand out.  We’re trying to fit in. The stuff we repress and try to hide are like a stranger within us.  Knowing all this - and how to navigate it - gives us personal power.
  • It it possible to harness our "dark side" for increased creativity, wisdom, strength and character? Robert argues that, not only is it something worth tapping into, it’s THE source of power missing in your life.
  • Robert’s recent near-death experience has given him a profound sense of gratitude, how it has compelled him to be more patient and has challenged him to apply the advice he offers to others. 
  • That ugly, self-sabotaging voice in our head…how to manage and counteract it to increase joy and personal performance.  it’s no surprise that we create our own circumstances by the attitudes we have (self-perpetuating) - but Robert gives us new strategies to change our own attitudes. 
In short - this interview is a doozie.  We cover the parts of Human Nature that you’ve had a hunch about but never had the guts to dig into, for fear of what you might find.  Robert has done this research for us - in a heartfelt and nuanced way - and delivers us to the doorstep of answers that surprise, frighten, delight, and most definitely makes us think.   Enjoy!   Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Apr 17 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #16: Building a Community with Vanessa Van Edwards

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Back on the show is my good friend Vanessa Van Edwards. Vanessa joined us LIVE on CreativeLive TV. A brand new, free 24/7 variety show, live-streamed from the very casual living rooms, studios, and kitchen tables of our worldwide community of legendary creators. Vanessa is the Lead Investigator at Science of People. She is also the best-selling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. Through her studies of human behavior, she’s unlocked tangible insights to improve interpersonal communication, leadership and how people work.  

We recorded this in a social distanced world, yet the wisdom Vanessa delivers on how to stay connected applies no matter when you listen. Human connection and soft skills aren’t just nice to have, they are key drivers to human fulfillment, happiness, and in most cases, success.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

May 11 2020

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: Ramit Sethi: Make More Money

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No one has single-handedly given me better insight about the business side of art than the New York Times bestselling author, Ramit Sethi. He’s a business savant, mindset master, habit king, and money maker.

Ramit is a regular on the show by now, and this episode is the first one we did together. It was such a hit and I still get so much positive feedback on how powerful his advice is that we had to share it with you on the podcast. Our conversation is packed full of both mindset shifts as well as tried and true tactical advice so you can earn more money. And we’re not talking nickels more. We’re talking 10x more. Give it a listen and give the techniques a try.

In this episode:

* If you can learn to understand your client, find solutions they need, and communicate in their language, price becomes a triviality.  Show your future clients you’ve done the work by using “the briefcase technique.”

* We talk about negotiating. If you’re a freelancer, are you getting paid by the hour? We need to change that to value-based pay…

* Ramit shares how to, step by step, land your next pitch, freelance gig, double your rates, make more money.  I’ve always felt very competent in this world, but Ramit’s knowledge helped me drive a step change into my growth around the business of creativity.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Feb 14 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #18: Stay Creative, Focused, and True to Yourself with Austin Kleon

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He is one of the most insightful voices on one of my favorite topics: building and maintaining a creativity habit. Today on the show please welcome my long-time friend and creative inspirator - Austin Kleon.

If you’re not familiar with this work, Austin is a lifelong artist and the bestselling author of three earlier books (Newspaper Blackout, Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work)…but today we’re all about his new book titled Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad.    

And BONUS - this episode is an extra special treat because Austin came out to Seattle and we chatted in front of a live audience! Some great questions, a few good laughs, and it all takes place in a huge church! Want to avoid burn-out and stay creative in good times and bad? This’ll be a great listen.  

We also cover…

  • Maintaining creative momentum
  • Austin’s personal daily practice
  • Kids and creativity
  • Getting unstuck
  • The value of time as a great editor for your work
  • And…the value of 'going away so you can come back.’
Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

May 29 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #19: The Dirtiest Secret in Photography

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Today’s episode is a little subdued. Stripped down. Straight talk. Just you and me.

We’re going deep into one of the biggest secrets I’ve learned about photography (or really ANY craft). If you’re looking to stand out, innovate, or generally get new and fresh ideas, this episode is for you.

In this episode:

* Take your art to the next level by adding something outside of its inherent form. An example would be if you’re a photographer, try adding text like stories or poetry that helps connect with your image.

* Use Edward de Bono’s design technique to harness creativity on demand by taking elements from a completely disparate subject and injecting it into your art.

* If you don’t want to be treated like a commodity, don’t act like one.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Jul 18 2018

14mins

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Rank #20: 1,000 Paths to Success with Jack Conte

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When it comes to career trajectories, Jack Conte is my brotha from anotha mothA !!  Our paths could not be more similar.... He started his career as a musician, was a YouTuber making videos, and turned tech entrepreneur by co-founding Patreon, an incredible tool for artists to get paid directly by their fans (just like Beethoven used to…)

You are going to love this conversation. Jack’s career — be it in music, videos, or business, has been forged by embracing that there’s a *different* way to do it all. Today more than ever before, there are a million ways to win at anything your heart desires.  The road less traveled isn’t a well lit path... you are bound to fall on your face a few times, BUT those who do find success will largely have done it THEIR OWN WAY.  In Jack’s words, “If you’re questioning whether to keep going or if it’s time to give up, keep going…”  and in turn, give this episode a listen to the end- you’ll be glad you did.

In this episode:

  • Imposter syndrome exists in even the most successful people in the most glamorous of professions. We are all just trying to figure this life/business/art thing out.  We cover some VERY SPECIFIC remedies for this
  • You cannot prevent failure. The best creators, CEO’s, whatever - just like the best humans-- recognize that growth and progress comes from making the wrong moves, failing, falling down and getting back up with enthusiasm time and time again.
  • You don’t have to do things the traditional way. There aren’t blueprints and models and specific checklists that will lead you to success. The best successes are born from going against the grain and forging unique paths.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times. 

Aug 29 2018

1hr 13mins

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Finding Your Photographic Voice with David Alan Harvey

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David Alan Harvey was born in San Francisco and fell in love with photography at the age of 12. He bought his first Leica at 14 with money earned from his newspaper deliveries. Harvey is the book photo author of Cuba, Divided Soul, Based on a True Story, Living Proof, Haenyeo and his first at age 22, Tell It Like It Is.  He has created 40 long term photo essays for National Geographic, and later joined the prestigious photo cooperative Magnum in 1993. His philosophy on photography is captured in this phrase: “Don’t shoot what it looks like, shoot what it feels like.”

In this episode, David joins us on stage at the CreativeLive studios sharing his experience and perspective in finding and building our photographic voice. If you'd like to watch David's presentation, it's available for free at creativelive.com

Enjoy!

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Aug 10 2020

35mins

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Lori Gottlieb: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

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The person you talk to the most in your life, is you. Yet what we often say to ourselves isn't always kind, true or helpful. 

Enter today's guest: Lori Gottlieb. 

Lori is a psychotherapist and author of the New York Times bestseller 'Maybe You Should Talk to Someone'. In our fast-paced world of independence and individualism, we often minimize the importance of our interdependence to each other.

In this episode, we take a deep dive into:

  • How to recognize and manage negative self-talk
  • How to gain perspective on another person's point of view
  • How to use self-compassion is a tool for motivation and reflection
  • The power of emotions as a compass in our lives
  • and much more...

In addition to her clinical practice, Lori writes The Atlantic’s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column and contributes regularly to The New York Times and many other publications. Her recent TED Talk is one of the top 10 most watched of the year. A member of the Advisory Council for Bring Change to Mind and advisor to the Aspen Institute, she is a sought-after expert in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR’s “Fresh Air.” Her new iHeart Radio podcast, “Dear Therapists,” produced by Katie Couric, will premier this year. 

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Aug 05 2020

1hr

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 6 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #6 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Aug 03 2020

2hr 15mins

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Never Settle with Mario Armstrong

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Today's episode is a dose of positivity, inspiration, and energy from my guest Mario Armstrong. He is on a mission to help others accelerate their personal growth through their passions through positivity, motivation and tactical advice. 

Mario is a two time Emmy Award winning talk show host of the Never Settle Show, a web television series that provides advice and tools to help us tackle the mindset holding us back or tangible constraints such as lack of money or resources.  Mario is also the host of the Wake up and Level Up podcast, a 5 minute jolt of inspiration to kick start your day. And if you haven't stumbled upon his content yet, you've probably seen him as an ongoing contributor and Digital Lifestyle Expert on NBC's TODAY Show, CNN, NPR and other popular talk shows.

In this episode:

  • The importance of clarity and how to unlock the power of where you've been and where you want to go 
  • Moving your side hustle to your main hustle
  • Practicing noticing the small wins to remind yourself of growth and how it can be a tool to shed self-judgement
  • and much more ...

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 29 2020

1hr 37mins

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 5 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #5 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 27 2020

2hr 51mins

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The Science of Making Work Not Suck with Adam Grant

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Interested in making work not suck? We spend a quarter of our lives in our jobs. My guest today wants to make all that time worth your time.

Enter Organizational Psychologist, Adam Grant. Adam has been Wharton’s top-rated professors for 7 straight years. He is recognized as one of the world’s most-cited, most prolific, and most influential researchers in business and economics. He has written 4 New York Times best selling books including Give and Take, Originals, Option B, and Power Moves. 

Adam is also the host of the top-charting podcast on TED, WorkLife, which dives deep inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to a better work life.

In this conversation, we dig into many of the common questions about creativity including:

  • Procrastination - how to identify it and breakthrough
  • Intuition - when you trust your gut and when to ignore it
  • Mastery - should we aim for breadth or depth and why
  • and so much more

Adam’s researched-based insights are laser focused in helping us decipher the science behind creativity, success, and fulfillment.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 22 2020

1hr 18mins

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 4 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #4 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 20 2020

1hr 48mins

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Street Photography + Capturing Truth with Steven John Irby

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Steve John Irby, aka Steve Sweatpants, is a renowned street photographer and cofounder of Street Dreams Magazine, a beautiful zine that is unlike anything of it's kind featuring up and coming photographers and crowd sourced photography in beautiful layouts and stories.  

The majority of Steve's photographic work is derived from the endless source of inspiration found in his home turf in NYC with intriguing travel logs to round out what has become an insanely compelling portfolio that is behind his rapidly emerging recognition in the photojournalism community. Most recently his photography around the racial equality and BLM movement has been published in incredible places like GQ and the New Yorker.

Of course, we dive into Steve's journey from working in retail & playing video games to being on assignment for GQ and others.  We also get into:

  • The meaning of no and how it can both set your back and more importantly, fuel your work
  • Sources of inspiration, motivation, and learning.
  • Developing a personal style, and how to determine the stories to tell
  • and so much more...

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 15 2020

1hr 13mins

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 3 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #3 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 13 2020

2hr 24mins

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Steve Aoki: Creativity, Community and No Days Off

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Society would have us believe that we’re just supposed to know what we’re meant to do in our life, but it’s not true. It’s only through action - taking small steps every day - that the bigger picture is revealed. 

That is something that my guest, Steve Aoki, shares on this episode of the show. He’s one of the most prolific, renowned DJ and music producers in the world. He’s been nominated for multiple Grammys and known for his high-impact experiential live performances. Steve is also the founder of the record label, lifestyle company, and apparel line Dim Mak, which has helped launch bands like Bloc Party, Klaxons, and the Gossip. 

Relentless hard work has Steve averaging more than 250 tour dates per year playing to thousands. But it's his wisdom and resilience from his community, his family, and a DIY culture that keeps him inventing and reinventing what’s possible when we dream big but start the journey one step at a time.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 08 2020

55mins

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Exponential Living with Sheri Riley

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One of the things I love about this show is the opportunity to share with you things I'm learning, listening to, and taking inspiration from. Today's show is no different. My guest today is Sheri Riley. After 20 years of creating really innovative marketing fo Usher, TLC, Toni Braxton, Converse, the NBA, BMW, and Turner, to name a few, she now serves as an Empowerment Speaker and Life Strategist. 

Not too long ago, Sheri joined us at the CreativeLive studios for her class, based on her book Exponential Living. In a world that's a bit out of sorts right now, this her message could not be more timely. So I wanted to share a few segments of her class that I really resonated with me around three topics:

1- What is our definition of success. So many of us are striving and working hard toward success. But Sheri helps us ask ourselves, WHAT is the success we are actually seeking. Too many of us are listening and even living someone else's definition of success.

2- Peace is Power. Our busyness, stress, anxiety leads to emptiness and what Sheri helps us tap into is the grounding sense of peace to remain present in the moment, to allow moments of reflection, and tap into an inner strength of who we are.

3- How to build lasting confidence - If drive is a protective strength, Confidence is our vulnerable strength. It gives us courage to be. 

These are just a few powerful topics in her class. Of course, if you'd like to check out the full class, it's available on CreativeLive at https://cr8.lv/ExponentialLiving

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 06 2020

54mins

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Life, Writing, and Real Talk with Roxane Gay

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Roxane Gay is an award-winning pop culture powerhouse whose writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. 

She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel. She has several books forthcoming and is also at work on television and film projects.

We are going deep in this episode on a broad range of topics including:

  • Roxane’s early writing career and her first big break
  • We unpack Roxane's creative process and what inspires her
  • How she mastered so many different types of writing
  • And of course we get into racism in America, media literacy, activism, burn out, self care, and much much more. 

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jul 01 2020

1hr 10mins

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 2 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #2 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 29 2020

1hr 44mins

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Risk, Fear, and the Art of Chill with Jimmy Chin

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It's a very rare occurrence when my man Jimmy Chin is in one place for any length of time. But in these pandemic times, he finds himself adventuring in his backyard in Jackson, WY and staying close to home with his family. Of course I had to seize the opportunity to finally sit down and check-in on his whirlwind career.

Jimmy Chin is an Academy Award winning filmmaker, National Geographic photographer and mountain sports athlete known for his ability to capture extraordinary imagery and stories while climbing and skiing in extremely high-risk environments and expeditions. A longtime member of The North Face Athlete Team, he has led dozens of exploratory expeditions and completed first ascents around the globe, working with the best adventure athletes in the world. In 2006, he became one of the only people to ski off the summit of Mount Everest.

In this conversation, we cover a lot of ground. From humble beginnings as a dirtbag photographer, Jimmy's first big break, mentorship, balancing family and life on the road, to international recognition for his films Oscar Shortlisted Documentary 'Meru' and 7x Emmy Award Winning and Academy Award for Best Documentary 'Free Solo', and the lessons along the way.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 24 2020

1hr 15mins

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Creative Calling Book Club: Session 1 of 6

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Creativity has never been more important. Art, creative expression, and creative solutions are required to create our future, and the world we want to live in.

This is session #1 of a 6-week mentoring series on CreativeLive to put our creativity into action. Though this series is based on the IDEA framework in my book, Creative Calling, you don’t need to have the book to participate. 

Some topics we will explore in this series:

  • why creativity, why now
  • the creative mindset and how to de-program messages that are not serving us
  • making time and space to create
  • developing resilience and courage to share work
  • finding and building a community to support and champion you

This might be your most creative time- or it might not. Maybe it's about reinvention, or maybe it's just about getting out of bed and dealing with the day. No matter where you are along the process, together we can keep going. We’ll start from wherever you are. Let’s cultivate a life that resonates, that feeds your soul, and brings you joy.

If you'd like to watch the video series, it's free on CreativeLive at www.creativelive.com/bookclub.

Enjoy!

Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 22 2020

1hr 39mins

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The Power of Passion and Perseverance with Angela Duckworth

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You might know my next guest from her bestselling book Grit. Its sold millions of copies and stayed on the bestseller lists for hundreds of weeks.

If you're not familiar with her work, Angela is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance scientific insights that help children thrive. Her TED talk is among the most-viewed of all time. 

If you're a note taker of these episodes, get ready. Angela drops so much gold. Some of the topics we cover:

* how passion and perseverance are key components of grit

* how to uncover what your area of passion

* the benefits of sampling before you specialize.

* and so much more....

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Jun 17 2020

1hr 12mins

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Powershift: Take Control of Your Power with Daymond John

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Have you ever wanted to make a big change in your life but weren’t sure where to start?

Enter Daymond John. Daymond changed his life from a kid sewing hats and selling them on street corners, to building an the iconic brand, taking FUBU from a side hustle to over $6 billion in sales. He’s the CEO of Shark Branding, which has names like Muhammad Ali, the Kardashians, and Pitbull on its list of clients. He’s one of the stars of ABC’s Emmy Award winning series, Shark Tank. 

Today, we join Daymond John for a worldwide launch of his new book POWERSHIFT and a timely discussion on how we can recapture a sense of power and command over our lives. 

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Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 15 2020

1hr 44mins

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The Code of the Extraordinary Mind with Vishen Lakhiani

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Vishen Lakhiani is one of today’s most influential minds in the fields of education and human consciousness. He is the founder of Mindvalley University and its 2 million-strong student base and creator of the Quests learning platform: a next-generation method of online learning, which attains an unheard-of 60% completion rate on courses, in an industry where 8% is average. Vishen’s book, The Code of the Extraordinary Mind, made the New York Times Business Best Sellers List, and hit the coveted #1 spot on Amazon five times in 2017.

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Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 10 2020

1hr 3mins

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Chris Guillebeau: Finding Opportunity During Uncertainty

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There’s almost nobody better person equipped to talk about building multiple sources of income than my dear friend Chris Guillebeau.

During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa, Chris visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. Since then he has modeled the proven definition of an entrepreneur: “Someone who will work 24 hours a day for themselves to avoid working one hour a day for someone else.”

He’s featured more than 850 different side hustle businesses on his daily podcast called Side Hustle School and is downloaded more than 2 million times a month. He's written several bestselling books, including The Art of Non-Conformity, The $100 Startup, Born For This, 100 Side Hustles and now his latest book: The Money Tree.

Today's conversation is all about finding fortune in our own backyards, including including topics dealing with student loans, a new model of earning extra income, and cultivating empowerment during uncertain economic times.

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Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 08 2020

1hr 56mins

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Know What Drives You with Michael Gervais

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Dr. Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists, MVPs from every major sport and Fortune 100 CEOs. Dr. Gervais is also the co-founder of Compete to Create, an educational platform for mindset training.

In this episode, Michael helps us unpack & decode the journey to mastery through mindset skills and practices. If you’ve been a listener for awhile, you’ll know this is one of my favorite topics and something I wholeheartedly believe is fundamental to success in any field. 

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Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.

Jun 03 2020

1hr 8mins

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Chase is a voice to trust

By WeddingLogic2020 - May 13 2020
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Love this podcast because Chase is a grounded, optimistic, empathetic host and human. His voice is calming as well.

Inspiring + Actionable

By Tap anything lover - Dec 29 2019
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Chase's podcast is on point! The conversations are so genuine- full of what matters. I have felt truly inspired on more than one occasion. :)