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Samantha Bennett is the world's most innovative Creativity/Productivity Expert, and she'd like to have a word with you about the secret creative genius you've got hidden away. Don't think you're creative? Think again.

Secrets of Highly Creative People Podcast Sam Bennett

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    • 5.0 • 50 Ratings

Samantha Bennett is the world's most innovative Creativity/Productivity Expert, and she'd like to have a word with you about the secret creative genius you've got hidden away. Don't think you're creative? Think again.

    Creative Dualities: When Opposites Attract

    Creative Dualities: When Opposites Attract

    Several issues affect highly creative people that Sam Bennett files under the heading of creative duality.  In this episode, she explores three specific dualities that often trouble the highly creative person and offers up some ideas about how you can bring these opposing ideas closer together. You’ll hear about: the desire for things to stay the same versus wanting to explore something new, caring what others think versus not giving two figs about what anyone thinks, and not caring about money versus being obsessed with money.  As you listen to this episode, think about the dualities you have trapped and how you can change that energy from trapped to transformative. 
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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett

    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 12 min
    [SPECIAL EVENT] An Unusual Path to True Freedom with celebrity guest Ed O'Neill

    [SPECIAL EVENT] An Unusual Path to True Freedom with celebrity guest Ed O'Neill

    For this week's episode, we're trying something a little different, and sharing with you an interview from Sam's OTHER podcast, "The True Freedom Symposium: The When, What, Why and How to Quit Your Day Job and What's REALLY on the Other Side." You can find it wherever you get your podcasts - just search for "True Freedom" and it should pop right up.
    This interview is especially great for Highly Creative People, as in it Sam interviews her good friend Ed O'Neill. You may recognize Ed from his award-winning work on classic comedy shows like Modern Family and Married With Children - but you'll be amazed to hear the real story of how he got his start. Ed and Sam talk about intuition, persistence, and crippling panic attacks. And wait until you hear Ed's story about the Golden Dawn diner! This is a terrific and surprisingly inspirational conversation between friends - it's a real treat. If you enjoy it, please be sure to leave us a review, and tell a friend about us.
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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett
    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 27 min
    How to Find the Confidence to Start - and Other Listener Questions Answered

    How to Find the Confidence to Start - and Other Listener Questions Answered

    This week, Sam Bennett is answering some frequently asked questions about fears, confidence, and vulnerability. Tune in to hear her thoughts, wisdom, and advice; as she answers such questions, like, “How do I find the confidence to start a creative project?” or, “I would love to know how one gets back the fear of vulnerability to create your best work.” Please share your gifts with the world in whatever way it presents itself today. 
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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett
    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 10 min
    Ode to the Highly Creative Person

    Ode to the Highly Creative Person

    “Ideas seek you out like bees find flowers,” or “You refuse to take, ‘No’, for an answer.”  Those are just some lines from Sam Bennett’s poem, “Ode to the Highly Creative Person.”  She wrote it in honor of the highly creative people in her life. Listen and see how much of yourself you recognize in her prose. 
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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett

    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 7 min
    About Your Half-Finished Projects

    About Your Half-Finished Projects

    Do you have a lot of unfinished projects laying around? Well, one of the characteristics of highly creative people is the neverending collection of half-finished projects. In this episode, Sam Bennett shines the light on some of the things that she knows to be true about your unfinished projects. She then talks about some strategies to help you decide which projects could go away and which ones you might want to pick back up.

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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett
    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 9 min
    10 Signs You Might Be Overthinking Things Just a Bit

    10 Signs You Might Be Overthinking Things Just a Bit

    Do you find yourself overthinking even the tiniest of details?  In this episode, Sam Bennett provides ten signs that you might be overthinking things just a bit. Take a listen and see if any of the signs resonate with you.  And yes, all this overthinking (or as some of us call it, just good common sense) can be a sign that you are a Highly Creative Person.
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    Find out more about Sam and her community at https://therealsambennett.com/ or on all the socials as @therealsambennett

    Sam’s Books:
    Get It Done
    Start Right Where You Are

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

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50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Shay Grabowski ,

Sam’s podcast is a GEM for the creative and curious

This podcast is a GEM! Sam is a unique voice of hope, authenticity, wisdom, kindness, and savvy experience. She speaks right to my heart as a creative. I love the short, spunky length of the episodes - they fit in my busy week. She says often ‘the world needs your art’, and I’m grateful she’s sharing hers with us. It’s a gift to many.

ACBlevins CreatiViV.com ,

Sam's Insights Are Gifts You've Had on Your Wish List Forever

Sam's advice comes from the heart and from years of getting it done. If you're a creative person, her truth telling is exactly what you need to get it done too.

AllisonLane ,

Practical steps to chase and grab your dreams

Sam is one of those people who doesn’t suffer inertia AND who has deep pockets of insight and successful actions that can feed your next 200 steps. This is like having her in my pocket too!

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