32 episodes

Our goal is to inspire, educate and provide a community for creative people to do the best work of their entire lives.

Exploring Creativity Michael J. Morgan

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Our goal is to inspire, educate and provide a community for creative people to do the best work of their entire lives.

    (Season 1 Finale) Making Cool Sh*t | Michael J. Morgan

    (Season 1 Finale) Making Cool Sh*t | Michael J. Morgan

    In this week’s episode, Christian Wheeler interviews me!He and I discuss lessons from my many years of collaboration, playing and making cool shit, my relationship to process over time, curating my environment, appreciating your work, the many takeaways from the past 27 Instagram Lives, and more…Our Guest: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earthIntro Music by: Karl Remus https://www.instagram.com/karlremus/Episode Music by: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Mixed and Edited by: Moon Studios https://www.moon.nyc

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Overcommitting and Saying No, Networking, Having a Point of View | Christian Wheeler

    Overcommitting and Saying No, Networking, Having a Point of View | Christian Wheeler

    Musician & Writer Christian Wheeler and I discuss “Feedback languages“, setting conditions and agreements with collaborators, overcommitting and saying no, having a point of view, the creative journey towards understanding concepts and dismantling them, waiting for inspiration vs. grinding for inspiration, why networking isn’t as sleazy as it seems, wanting people to win, process orientation versus outcome orientation, burnout, and more…Our Guest: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earthIntro Music by: Karl Remus https://www.instagram.com/karlremus/Episode Music by: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Mixed and Edited by: Moon Studios https://www.moon.nyc

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Reframing Past Narratives, The Burden of Teams, Productizing Creative Work | Ruairi O'Flaherty

    Reframing Past Narratives, The Burden of Teams, Productizing Creative Work | Ruairi O'Flaherty

    Mastering Engineer Ruairi O’Flaherty and I discuss what it looks like to be an awful collaborator, the burden of teams, the instructions around feedback, honesty, the toxicity and benefit of comparison, productizing creative work, the necessary conditions for play, discovering the self, reframing past narratives, and more…Our Guest: Ruairi O’Flaherty https://www.instagram.com/nonamemcnoname/Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earthIntro Music by: Karl Remus https://www.instagram.com/karlremus/Episode Music by: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Mixed and Edited by: Moon Studios https://www.moon.nyc

    • 1 hr 32 min
    The Limits of Titles, Being a Business and a Creative, Practice | Molly Fletcher

    The Limits of Titles, Being a Business and a Creative, Practice | Molly Fletcher

    Violinist, Composer, Touring & Recording Artist Molly Fletcher and I discuss How giving yourself a title can limit you, multipotentiality, the Macarena, viewing yourself as a business and a creative, The various forms of practice, collaboration, The ebb and flow of creative work, and more…Our Guest: Molly Fletcher https://www.instagram.com/molfizzle/Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earthIntro Music by: Karl Remus https://www.instagram.com/karlremus/Episode Music by: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/Mixed and Edited by: Moon Studios https://www.moon.nyc

    • 1 hr 3 min
    MERCHHH, What Makes an Excellent Collaboration, Fashion and Our Identity | Lord Landon Michael

    MERCHHH, What Makes an Excellent Collaboration, Fashion and Our Identity | Lord Landon Michael

    SPECIAL EPISODEI have recently released a clothing collection called MERCHHHTo give you some background on the line and introduce you to one of my favorite collaborators on the project, I spoke with Hybrid Creative and Fashion Architect, Lord Landon Michael.We discuss the inspiration for MERCHHH, what makes an excellent collaborator, fashion and its relationship with our identity, and so much more...⁠Listen until the end for a special coupon code.⁠ ;-)Our Guest: Lord Landon Michael https://www.instagram.com/lordlandonmichael/Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earth https://www.merchhh.com

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Self-Doubt, Finding Great Friends, Defining Success | Elmer Quintero

    Self-Doubt, Finding Great Friends, Defining Success | Elmer Quintero

    Photographer & Creative Director Elmer Quintero and I discuss inspiration and intimidation, the rabbit holes of self-doubt, validation versus feedback, finding friends who elevate you and help you grow, the definitions of success, the importance of practice, motivation and goal-setting, insecurity and impatience, falling out of love with the craft, self-love, and more…Our Guest: Elmer Quintero https://www.instagram.com/elmzqphotos/ Hosted by: Michael J. Morgan https://www.instagram.com/michaelj.morgan/Learn more at: http://mjm.earthIntro Music by: Karl Remus https://www.instagram.com/karlremus/ Episode Music by: Christian Wheeler https://www.instagram.com/christianwheeler/ Mixed and Edited by: Moon Studios https://www.moon.nyc

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Lane Banning ,

amazing creative community series!

Michael’s one of the most passionate designers and entrepreneurs out there and it really shows in this series. the community building was super engaging and rewarding to follow on the live interviews, and i can’t wait to listen on the go here. 🤘😎🤘

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