62 episodes

Dan Brophy, The Creative Coach, is a thought-leader, speaker and educator, inspiring business teams and commercial creatives to tap their creative energy for the purpose of achieving their project goals.

In this podcast, Dan talks to Australian creatives about how they have turned what they love into what they do, as well as sharing tools and tips that you can use to enhance your creativity - regardless of your profession.

To work with Dan as a coach or consultant, or for courses to turbo-charge your creativity and goal-setting capability, head to www.danbrophy.com

www.brophy.world

www.instagram.com/danbrophy

The Creative Coach with Dan Brophy Dan Brophy

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    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Dan Brophy, The Creative Coach, is a thought-leader, speaker and educator, inspiring business teams and commercial creatives to tap their creative energy for the purpose of achieving their project goals.

In this podcast, Dan talks to Australian creatives about how they have turned what they love into what they do, as well as sharing tools and tips that you can use to enhance your creativity - regardless of your profession.

To work with Dan as a coach or consultant, or for courses to turbo-charge your creativity and goal-setting capability, head to www.danbrophy.com

www.brophy.world

www.instagram.com/danbrophy

    Creative Focus through Music & How to 'Work Backwards' with Tim Duggan, Author

    Creative Focus through Music & How to 'Work Backwards' with Tim Duggan, Author

    In this episode, Tim Duggan discusses his latest book, 'Work Backwards,' and the creative process behind writing. He shares his experience of separating his identity from the company he co-founded, Junkie Media, and the personal challenges he faced during that time. Tim also talks about his research process, including conducting interviews with experts and using music as a creative ritual. He acknowledges the presence of self-doubt throughout his writing journey and emphasizes the importance of constantly improving and pushing oneself. The conversation explores the themes of luck and timing, being in tune with trends, and the importance of starting with oneself. It delves into the problems with the current approach to work, such as overwork, disengagement, and apprehensiveness, and the need to fix the broken system. The conversation also discusses the healthier approach to work-life balance among Gen Z and the need for employers to create systems that support work-life balance. It concludes with practical advice for individuals who are dissatisfied with their current work situation and the importance of rebalancing life and work.


    The creative process involves solving a problem for oneself and then realizing it can also benefit others.
    Research and interviews with experts can provide valuable insights and inspiration for writing.
    Music can be used as a creative ritual to set the mood and enhance focus.
    Self-doubt is a common experience for writers, but it can be channeled into improving the work.
    Separating one's identity from a company or project can be challenging but also an opportunity for personal growth. Luck and timing play a role in success, but being in tune with trends is also important.
    Starting with oneself and finding a topic or idea that one genuinely cares about is crucial for long-term success.
    The current approach to work is broken, with issues such as overwork, disengagement, and apprehensiveness.
    Gen Z has a healthier approach to work-life balance, prioritizing life outside of work.
    Employers need to create systems that support work-life balance and prioritize employee well-being.
    Individuals who are dissatisfied with their work situation can start by rebalancing their life and work, focusing on work less, and improving their mind, body, and relationships.

     

    For more on Tim: https://timduggan.com.au/

    For more on Dan: www.brophy.world

     
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    'Corporate Breakdown to Purpose-led Breakthrough', Brooke Brash (Co-founder, 'Imaginal')

    'Corporate Breakdown to Purpose-led Breakthrough', Brooke Brash (Co-founder, 'Imaginal')

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    In this episode, I'm talking to Brooke Brash - co-founder of 'Imaginal' (previously 'Ritual Community').

    I met Brooke a few weeks ago and got talking about her journey from working in finance - to starting her own purpose led business... I had to halt our real-life conversation until we could make it 'Podcast Official'.

    We dive into Brooke's background in business - and her journey to co-founding the holistic and integrative ritual community platform.

    We cover topics such as: 


    How a corporate job can prepare you for your purpose work.


    The signs of burnout and the cost of not listening to your inner voice. 
    The power of attuning ourselves to be guided by our own innate wisdom.
    Turning the every-day into an act of self-care through the power of intention. 

    If you'd like to find out more about Imaginal's unique offerings, you can check out Brooke's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brooke.brash or Imaginal's website www.imaginal.com.au

    Follow Dan: https://www.instagram.com/danbrophy/

    To watch the episode on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/danbrophy
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    • 49 min
    'No Risk, No Reward' with Callum Mitchell, Perdrisat Perfume

    'No Risk, No Reward' with Callum Mitchell, Perdrisat Perfume

    In this episode I’m talking to Callum Mitchell - founder of Perdrisat Perfume. A few years ago Callum ventured into the world of fragrance - interested in creating his own signature scent...not knowing he would end up launching his own fragrance business - and all that might come with that

    His most recent launch of his summer collection has caused him to receive quite a bit of backlash from the online perfume community. In this episode we dive into the good and the bad of taking risks and launching your own business, and cover topics such as:


    What makes a perfume good?
    How do you even make perfume?
    The importance of having a good support system.
    How necessary it is to take risks in business.
    The steps and processes behind what inspires Callum to make each perfume, rather, 'characters' as he calls them. 
    The endlessness of creativity and what to do with it. 
    And we go over some of the comments he received during the backlash. 

    If you're as keen as I am to try out his range, you can find out more: 

    https://www.perdrisatperfume.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/perdrisatperfume/

     
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    3 Things Creatives NEED to know about Business - and Vice Versa with Andrew Morello (The Entourage)

    3 Things Creatives NEED to know about Business - and Vice Versa with Andrew Morello (The Entourage)

    In this episode I’m talking to one of my oldest mates, and the first winner of Australia's 'The Apprentice', Andrew Morello. Since then he's been doing even more incredible things and apart from being Australia's first winner of The Apprentice, he's also a public speaker, property investor, venture-capitalist, author, Head of Business Development at 'The Entourage', and an award-winning entrepreneur. 

    In this episode we take a deep dive into his biggest triumphs in business, the ways in which he helps others to succeed in business, and I chat with him about how creativity is a super factor in having a successful business. 

    We also cover the following topics...


    The top three things I believe business folk would benefit from within the creative world.
    The top three things Morello believes would bolster and boost creatives and their creative businesses. 
    How having or being with kids can boost your creativity and make you fall in love with it all over again.
    The power of going against the grain and pushing against the norm when it comes to how you run your business. 
    Morello's observations on creatives without business structures and businesses without creativity. 

    If you're interested in being part of The Entourage and gaining access to some of the magic that Morello has made there, here's the link to the website:

    www.the-entourage.com

    Or if you're interested in having a one on one session, see the link in his bio on his Instagram: 

    www.instagram.com/andrewmorello

     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Content Strategy I Sell to the Biggest Brands in the Country...

    The Content Strategy I Sell to the Biggest Brands in the Country...

    This is a simulcast of my chat with Rhys Livingston who interviewed me on his 'From Lambs to Lions' podcast.

    What you'll discover:


    My origin story 
    My business's origin story 
    The difference between content and advertising 
    Branding: it's a fine art.
    Tips to better your Brand ID
    My process as the founder and Creative Director at Brophy Media 
    My recent launching of "The Vision Planner" and how it can help you actualise your dreams!
    The issues I see within the creative media industry
    My own personal goals when it comes to my own career
    Measures of success and how important joy really is when building your business and your career

     

    For Creative Coaching courses and tools: www.danbrophy.com

    For more on BROPHY Studio: www.brophy.media 

    For Dan's Creative Coaching Tips: www.instagram.com/danbrophy

     

    For more on Rhys Livingston and Lambs to Lions: 

    https://fromlambstolions.buzzsprout.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/lionstonephysiques

     
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    'How To Create A Business Where You Can Bring Your Whole Self To Work' with Hugh Crothers

    'How To Create A Business Where You Can Bring Your Whole Self To Work' with Hugh Crothers

    In this episode I’m talking to Hugh Crothers - a friend of fifteen years and founder of Drip Feed. Hugh’s professional journey began with a Bachelor’s of Design, and after various life experiences and professional ventures he found himself creating a business with the central idea being: offering products that look good and feel good, and educating the masses as to how to feel better about their bodies, sex, kinks, and fantasies. In this episode we talk all things Hugh and all things ‘Drip’. 

    Some topics covered on this podcast are:


    Hugh’s personal experiences with shame and lack of confidence surrounding queer sex and how it was an integral experience for the birth of his business. 
    The journey to incorporating all parts of yourself within your own business. 
    The importance of listening to yourself and those who know you best when they point out that you haven’t found your passion yet. 
    How Drip is fighting, breaking and shedding the stigmas and shame surrounding sex and sex products.
    The importance of having sex products that look good and feel good. 

    For more on Hugh and his products: 

    https://dripfeed.life/pages/about

    https://www.instagram.com/dripfeed.life/?hl=en

     
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    • 53 min

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30 Ratings

I Built The Sky ,

Loving this podcast

A really great insight into people who’ve taken their lives by the horns and haven’t settled for the easy option. Always look forward to new episodes, thanks for all I’ve learned so far. Keep it up 🙌🏻

Pwhitr ,

Love it!

Awesome Podcast Dan! I’ve only just stumbled across your podcasts. Really informative BUT INSPIRING!

Sheebs74 ,

Amazing idea for a show

Really enjoy the podcast and the content that you’re able to get.

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