Inspiring Stories & Actionable Strategies.
A Weekly Podcast Companion for Your Creative Journey.
422 - 9 Ways to Get Creative with Your Time When You Have No Time to Get Creative
This episode will help you:
- Find ways to make your work even if you feel you have no time
- Specific productivity hacks that help you find more bandwidth to create
- Eliminate stuff you shouldn't focus on and double down on what matters
421 - Which of These Crucial 7 Steps Are Your Stuck On?
In this episode we tackle:
1 - Why you might feel untethered, overwhelmed and confused about your practice.
2 - A step by step checklist to check in with your practice for what you may be missing or stuck on.
3 - A model for how a small group of passionate fans can become a full blown cultural movement.
420 - How to Free Your Creativity by Untying Some of it From Money Making with Mauro Gatti
If you’re a creative pro or aspire to be one - you probably put a lot of pressure on your creative work.
In this episode I chat with illustrator / designer Mauro Gatti who has managed to free up loads of creativity by separating what he does for money and what he does pro bono, as well as forever attempting to balance work life with a personal life.
If you’ve been struggling with pressure and workaholism, this conversation is for you!
Episode art by Andy J. Pizza and Mauro Gatti
419 - Should We Keep Creating When the World is Upside Down?
In this episode we tackle:
- Why create when the world is on fire?
- Why to try at anything when everything changes before you can make progress.
- A tool from the business consulting world for organizing your efforts and determining what to invest and double down on and what to let go of
418 - The Real Thing That Stops Me From Doing The Work and How to Break Through
Listen to this episode if you are:
- Having trouble finding creative motivation
- Unsure of what’s stopping you from making progress
- Struggling to stay consistent in your creative practice
- Miles away from where you want to be
417 - The 2 Essential Elements of a Game Changing Creative Collaboration with Sophie Miller
Listen to this episode if you feel like:
⁃ You’re missing something crucial in your creative practice but you’re not sure what it is
⁃ You’re stuck hitting the same dead end over and over
⁃ You don’t know what your value is or what you bring to the table
⁃ You don’t feel like you belong anywhere and isolated creatively
⁃ You have tried to collaborate in the past and it went horribly wrong and you’re afraid to try it ever again
I have been listening to this show since 2018 and I cannot express how much it’s help my art and sort my I’ve active mind. So humble, true and extremely applicable and inspiring.
Thank you Andy J I feel like I’ve known you for years now, even though I have to carry you around in my podcast library like a little art fairy. Haha
You’ve helped me give permission to myself to create despite my fear of aging within the art industry and you’ve allowed me to push myself in ways they are only helpful and not cruel. I hope to cross paths one day to thank you and your team for all the blessings you’ve shared through this podcast!
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I have only listened to 2 podcasts so far and it’s been amazing. It’s already helped me regroup my thoughts and direction on where i want to go with my creativity.
And i love the ads are minimal and it isnt trying to sell me a course every 5 seconds!
Love listening to Andy J Pizza!
Andy J Pizza keeps me motivated and entertained while I work in my studio. So many great guests. Thank you!