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Creative Pep Talk

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Rank #191 in Arts category

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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career. Andy J. Pizza is here to help you find your creative gift, develop it and connect it to the audience that needs it most. Creative Pep Talk will put the pep in your step that you need to keep going and find your creative career breakthrough. Through talks filled with bizarre analogies and Fraggle Rock references, and interviews with top creative professionals, Dr. Pizza is ready to PEP YOU UP!

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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career. Andy J. Pizza is here to help you find your creative gift, develop it and connect it to the audience that needs it most. Creative Pep Talk will put the pep in your step that you need to keep going and find your creative career breakthrough. Through talks filled with bizarre analogies and Fraggle Rock references, and interviews with top creative professionals, Dr. Pizza is ready to PEP YOU UP!

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1141 Ratings
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Literally one of the best podcasts for creatives.

By poofstyle - Jun 13 2019
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I’ve been listening Creative Pep Talk for almost three years now. I love it. As an in-house creative, my motivation can sometimes just plummet. CPT has been a source of inspiration and really is such a great pep talk. Somehow, whenever I’m in a funk, Andy releases a new episode that talks about the exact issues I’m struggling with. He’s charismatic, witty, and extremely empathetic. I go back and listened to specific episodes over just to really get his message to sink in. You can tell he truly cares about the messages he conveys, and I really enjoy his insights and the research he does on creativity and motivation. My favorite series of episodes has to be on the Creative Side Quests (and not just because of his Legend of Zelda references). Andy is just super genuine and wants to help, and I honestly feel like his Creative Pep Talks are incredibly helpful. If you’re looking for motivation, this is the podcast for you!

Inspiring

By Mmmm...mmm - May 28 2019
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Andy is great. Keep it up. Love listening and getting inspired.

iTunes Ratings

1141 Ratings
Average Ratings
959
148
17
8
9

Literally one of the best podcasts for creatives.

By poofstyle - Jun 13 2019
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I’ve been listening Creative Pep Talk for almost three years now. I love it. As an in-house creative, my motivation can sometimes just plummet. CPT has been a source of inspiration and really is such a great pep talk. Somehow, whenever I’m in a funk, Andy releases a new episode that talks about the exact issues I’m struggling with. He’s charismatic, witty, and extremely empathetic. I go back and listened to specific episodes over just to really get his message to sink in. You can tell he truly cares about the messages he conveys, and I really enjoy his insights and the research he does on creativity and motivation. My favorite series of episodes has to be on the Creative Side Quests (and not just because of his Legend of Zelda references). Andy is just super genuine and wants to help, and I honestly feel like his Creative Pep Talks are incredibly helpful. If you’re looking for motivation, this is the podcast for you!

Inspiring

By Mmmm...mmm - May 28 2019
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Andy is great. Keep it up. Love listening and getting inspired.

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Creative Pep Talk

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Rank #191 in Arts category

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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative career. Andy J. Pizza is here to help you find your creative gift, develop it and connect it to the audience that needs it most. Creative Pep Talk will put the pep in your step that you need to keep going and find your creative career breakthrough. Through talks filled with bizarre analogies and Fraggle Rock references, and interviews with top creative professionals, Dr. Pizza is ready to PEP YOU UP!

Rank #1: 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
1 hour 4 mins
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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
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #3: 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
46 mins
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Rank #4: 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
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #5: 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! http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk Scout Books - Save 15% on your order and get a FREE 3-pack! at scoutbooks.com/creativepeptalk

Nov 15 2016
46 mins
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Rank #6: 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 Twenty20 - Stock Photos that don’t suck! Get your first 5 photos free at twenty20.com/cpt

Jun 05 2017
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #7: 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 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

Aug 28 2018
1 hour 47 mins
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Rank #8: 122 - How to Build Sustainable Income & Thrive!

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Making a good living, making great art is my definition of success. In this episode, I give you practical tips on how to stimulate a thriving ecosystem of creative money making. 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! 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

Feb 21 2017
39 mins
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Rank #9: 126 - How to Make Big Career Changes When You Have Little Time

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You ever have those moments when you look around at your life and wonder how you got there? Do you try to silence that little whisper in your mind that says ‘this is not what you’re supposed to be doing with your life!’? In this episode we talk about embracing that voice and taking action. Life is too short to play it safe and live a life you’re not proud of. Find the secret stash of time and energy you're wasting and maximize it for the career change you want to make. Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK! creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends! Find out more: Creativepeptalk.com/cpr 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! 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

Mar 21 2017
42 mins
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Rank #10: 121 - Make Space for Creativity with Kate Bingaman-Burt

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121 - Making Space for Creativity with Kate Bingaman-Burt Today on the show we have creative sensation KATE BINGAMAN-BURT! Get ready to GET ULTRA PEPPED and learn from one of the most creatively wise humans I know! http://www.katebingamanburt.com/ https://www.instagram.com/katebingburt 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! http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Feb 15 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #11: 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
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #12: 179 - How to Grow an Audience

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It can be extremely discouraging when you pour yourself into your creative work, and it fails to connect with an audience. In this episode I share everything I've learned about growing an audience, including specific examples and tactics I personally employ, as well as a few ideas I've been waiting to share for a long time! ---- 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

Apr 17 2018
47 mins
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Rank #13: 127 - The Key to Unlocking Your Artistic Voice

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127 - The Key to Unlocking Your Artistic Voice Finding your unique artistic voice might just be the key to creative career success. So what’s the key to finding it? In this episode we talk about the key mindset shift that helps put you on the road to finding your voice, with a systematic, step by step process. Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK! creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends! Find out more: Creativepeptalk.com/cpr 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! http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Mar 27 2017
40 mins
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Rank #14: 107 - How to Trick Yourself into Creative Career Success

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Ya ever heard of the phrase ‘the diet starts tomorrow’? Well what about ‘my creative career starts tomorrow’? In today’s episode I’m going to teach you how to lose 65 pounds… JUST KIDDING! KIND OF! HAHA, I mean I’m going to tell you about the tips and tricks that lead to the mindset that helped me finally lose weight… and see if this translates to your creative career! (SPOILER ALERT: it does!) 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 19 2016
46 mins
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Rank #15: 222 - How to GET SUPER PUMPED by Unearthing Your True Desire (Call the Midwife Series Pt 1)

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Does your story feel stuck? If you're feeling stuck it may be because you quit letting yourself dream. It may be because you're not really sure what your dream even is. Stories only start because the main character wants something. It moves the plot forward, it calls the hero to action, it pushes them through conflict and obstacles. And yet we often walk around day to day without any clear sense of desire. No wonder we feel apathetic and crushed by even the smallest things! In this episode we talk about the power of tapping into your best truest desires and HOW to unearth them! These tactics switched on my creative fuel in a whole new way! This is PART ONE of our CALL THE MIDWIFE... DR. PIZZA series!! SPECIAL GUEST MEG LEWIS! https://darngood.co/ https://www.instagram.com/darngooood/ ---- Conferences Dreamtopia Workshop with Cathy Heller & Friends in L.A. PROMO CODE: ANDY for 30% OFF SIGN UP NOW! bit.ly/andydreamtopia Creative Works Skill Camp PROMO CODE: CPT50 for $50 off https://www.creativeworks.co/skillcamp/ ---- 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

Mar 12 2019
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #16: 113 - Why Your Marketing Isn't Working

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It’s very easy to feel hopeless in your marketing. Here’s why: if you think marketing starts when you go to tell people about your work, you’re doing it wrong. It’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it! In this episode we take a deeper, more comprehensive view of marketing that starts before you make any artwork at all! 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! http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk Scout Books - Save 15% on your order and get a FREE 3-pack! at scoutbooks.com/creativepeptalk

Dec 05 2016
40 mins
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Rank #17: 117 - Powerful Goal Setting

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The way you approach goal setting can have a tremendous effect on whether you actually achieve them. In this episode, I share a recent a breakthrough in my approach to goal setting that’s been extremely reenergizing in my everyday life. Get your “Let’s Do This” - Goal Notebook here: http://www.creativepeptalk.com/shop/scout-books-lets-do-this-goal-notebook Sign up to my online course, the CPT MFBA here: creativepeptalk.com/mfba 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. They have a phenomenal new single!! It's called Proactive Evolution and it's SO GOOD. Go check it out! 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 Audible Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/peptalk.

Jan 18 2017
44 mins
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Rank #18: 199 - There are 4 Creative Business Types, Discovering Yours Changes Everything

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The first couple years of my creative career were about 99% CREATIVITY and 1% CAREER. Spoiler alert, that balance did not work! After crashing and burning, I was finally inspired to give the career / business side a serious effort. It was this season of my life that I stumbled upon a framework that completely changed my business. I want to share this discovery with you and it's my hope that it has an even greater impact on your creative career. This episode also includes my top recommendations for business books and specific business podcast episodes, as well as practical tips on the art of pricing. LINKS Strengthsfinder test - https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/product/en-us/10108/top-5-cliftonstrengths-access?category=assessments The Strategist Quiz - http://predictablesuccess.info/quiz/quiz.php?id=13 ---- 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

Sep 11 2018
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #19: 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
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #20: 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 SIGN UP NOW! bit.ly/andydreamtopia 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
1 hour 19 mins
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