110 episodes

Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative practice!

Each week, host Andy J. Pizza serves up monologues and interviews with creative powerhouses like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Abbi Jacobson and Morgan Harper Nichols that are chocked to the brim with creative performance hacks and fresh marketing tactics.

Time to fill up your tank with a generous helping of PEP! Open up your ears and get that breakthrough perspective you need, the second you need it!

Andy J. Pizza is an illustrator for the likes of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Google, YouTube and Nickelodeon.
Andy J. Pizza - instagram.com/andyjpizza

Creative Pep Tal‪k‬ Andy J. Pizza, Co-Loop Podcast Network

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Creative Pep Talk helps you build a thriving creative practice!

Each week, host Andy J. Pizza serves up monologues and interviews with creative powerhouses like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Abbi Jacobson and Morgan Harper Nichols that are chocked to the brim with creative performance hacks and fresh marketing tactics.

Time to fill up your tank with a generous helping of PEP! Open up your ears and get that breakthrough perspective you need, the second you need it!

Andy J. Pizza is an illustrator for the likes of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Google, YouTube and Nickelodeon.
Andy J. Pizza - instagram.com/andyjpizza

    309 - 10 of My Favorite Creative Podcasts & The 10 Super Insights They Taught Me PART 2

    309 - 10 of My Favorite Creative Podcasts & The 10 Super Insights They Taught Me PART 2

    Part 2 of our TOP 10 Podcast COUNTDOWN!

    Listen in and hear some of my all time favorite creative podcasts, specific episodes of theirs I love and even specific tips, tactics and mindset shifts from these episodes! These insights have been SUPERCHARGING my creativity lately.

    OK! HUGE NEWS!! We just launched our very own CREATIVE PODCAST NETWORK!!! The Co-Loop Podcast Network is NOW LIVE: co-podcast.co

    What podcasts inspire you? This is the question I get maybe more than any other. SO! I’ve decided to answer this question in a BIG WAY. First by creating a directory of my favorite shows by launching our very own podcast network!

    And secondly by creating a two part episode where we discuss the 5 podcasts we chose to be part of our network and 5 other shows that aren’t on the network but incredibly inspiring anyway!

    • 49 min
    308 - 10 of My Favorite Creative Podcasts & The 10 Super Insights They Taught Me PART 1

    308 - 10 of My Favorite Creative Podcasts & The 10 Super Insights They Taught Me PART 1

    Listen in and hear some of my all time favorite creative podcasts, specific episodes of theirs I love and even specific tips, tactics and mindset shifts from these episodes! These insights have been SUPERCHARGING my creativity lately.

    OK! HUGE NEWS!! We just launched our very own CREATIVE PODCAST NETWORK!!! The Co-Loop Podcast Network is NOW LIVE: co-podcast.co

    What podcasts inspire you? This is the question I get maybe more than any other. SO! I’ve decided to answer this question in a BIG WAY. First by creating a directory of my favorite shows by launching our very own podcast network!

    And secondly by creating a two part episode where we discuss the 5 podcasts we chose to be part of our network and 5 other shows that aren’t on the network but incredibly inspiring anyway!

    Part TWO will drop tomorrow!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    307 - Feeling Unhappy With How Your Work is Performing Online? Do These 3 Things Now!

    307 - Feeling Unhappy With How Your Work is Performing Online? Do These 3 Things Now!

    I can’t be the only one just completely sick and tired of the internet. GOOD GOD. I mean - I am very grateful that we have this means of connecting in such disconnected times - BUT I have felt at my wit’s end trying to continue hustling online lately.

    If you’re feeling creatively exhausted this episode is for you. Tune in to find 3 exercises that will help you find fresh fire for your creative practice.

    • 40 min
    306 - Hit a Wall? Use These 3 Steps for Finding Your Creative Flow Again

    306 - Hit a Wall? Use These 3 Steps for Finding Your Creative Flow Again

    A goal can be a powerful motivator, but what happens when the world changes and your goal becomes impossible? What do you do when every effort you make doesn’t seem to change any outcome?

    In this episode we dive into a strategy for when your motivation gets destroyed by lack of progress. This process was a game changer for me and in this episode not only will you hear why, but you’ll feel my excitement too!

    • 50 min
    305 - How the Secret to Great Work Starts Before The Creative Process with Brian Rea

    305 - How the Secret to Great Work Starts Before The Creative Process with Brian Rea

    There are very few creators whose practice I admire like I do illustrator Brian Rea’s - his work exemplifies so many of the ideas we talk about on this show and this conversation was like a B-12 energy shot into my creative practice.

    This was one of my favorite shop talk chats that I can remember having.

    If you need to fall in love with making stuff again. Listen to this.

    Listen & Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/creative-pep-talk/id929743897

    Get Episode Transcripts at creative-pep-talk.simplecast.com

    • 55 min
    304 - Sick of Nothing Working on Social Media? Try These 3 Surprising Strategies

    304 - Sick of Nothing Working on Social Media? Try These 3 Surprising Strategies

    Nothing makes me feel like giving up like when my efforts seem to make no difference. It’s maddening when your efforts don’t equal results, especially when it comes to social media.

    We all know that social media can really positively impact your creative practice, but more often than not, it can feel like it’s just not working for us and the time and energy we pour into these channels seems to have little or no return on investment.

    If you’ve been fed up with how your progress on social media has plateaued, and you feel like calling it quits - this episode is for you!

    In this episode you’ll get 3 totally different ways of approaching your work online that will help you shake things up and start making real meaningful progress again.

    Listen & Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/creative-pep-talk/id929743897

    Get Episode Transcripts at creative-pep-talk.simplecast.com

    • 51 min

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