Chase Jarvis is a visionary photographer, artist and entrepreneur. Cited as one of the most influential photographers of the past decade, he is the founder & CEO of CreativeLive. In this show, Chase and some of the world’s top creative entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities share stories designed to help you gain actionable insights to recognize your passions and achieve your goals.
Stuck in Small Talk? Try These Communication Techniques to Win them Over | Matt Abrahams
In this episode, Matt Abrahams shares his expertise in communication and how to speak successfully when put on the spot. Matt is a leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He has also helped countless presenters improve their communication skills, including those delivering IPO road shows and TED talks.
During our conversation, we delve into the power of spontaneous communication and how it can enhance our creativity and ability to convey ideas. Matt emphasizes the importance of mindset, managing anxiety, and being present in the moment. We explore the key ingredients of charisma and how they can be learned and practiced. Matt also shares practical strategies for structuring our messages and making them relevant and engaging.
Some highlights we explore:
The impact of anxiety on spontaneous speaking The mindset shift from seeing communication as a threat to an opportunity The importance of listening and being present in conversations The role of structure in delivering effective messages Tune in to this episode to learn actionable techniques for thinking faster and talking smarter in any spontaneous speaking situation. Get ready to boost your communication skills and confidently convey your ideas in the moment.
The Paradox of Creative Freedom: How to Embrace Constraints
In today's episode, we dive deep into a phenomenon that's become all too familiar in the modern age: feeling paralyzed in a world teeming with infinite creative possibilities. Imagine being faced with an eternal canvas yet feeling utterly lost about where to begin. But what if we told you that this overwhelming freedom can actually hinder creativity?
We explore the often-underestimated power of constraints and limitations in sparking innovation, pushing boundaries, and driving authentic creativity. Drawing inspiration from real-world examples, such as the 48 Hour Film Project and iconic photographers, we'll unveil the magic behind some of the world's most remarkable art - all birthed from constraints.
Join us as we discuss:
The paradox of boundless creative freedom. Real-world examples of how limitations have birthed iconic art. Strategies for cultivating constraints in your creative journey. Why constraints, often seen as hurdles, can be the secret ingredient to unlocking unparalleled creativity. Enjoy!
All It Takes Is a Goal with Jon Acuff
Jon Acuff is a New York Times bestselling author, INC Top 100 Leadership Speaker, and the host of the “All It Takes Is a Goal” podcast. His perspectives on success and lessons from failure are highly respected by fellow experts and everyday entrepreneurs alike. Just coming off the release of his latest book, 'All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential', Jon joins me on the show to discuss his journey, share insights from his newest work, and provide advice for entrepreneurs who want to create success.
Highlights from our conversation:
Jon's backstory, areas of expertise, and current professional endeavors Taking action on emotions rather than allowing them to define our paths The right way to set a goal and pursue it in a meaningful way Why consistency and positivity are key to achieving your big dreams Enjoy!
7 Lessons I Learned from Golf
When everything shut down during the pandemic, I turned to golf as a way to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. What was initially a fun thing to do during lock down, became a passion. I started to realize that the lessons I was learning on the course weren't just applicable to golf - they could be applied to life as well.
So, in this episode, I share with you seven lessons that have helped me in all aspects of my life.
Why We Need to Talk About Failure with Amy Edmondson
In this episode, Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, shares the importance of failing well and the challenges of admitting failure. She emphasizes the value of vulnerability and authenticity in building relationships and encourages taking smart risks. Edmondson also discusses the science behind failing and how self-awareness practices can help manage emotions and self-talk.
Amy Edmondson is a renowned researcher on psychological safety and has been named the #1 Management Thinker in the world by Thinkers50 in 2021. Her TED Talk “How to Turn a Group of Strangers into a Team” has been viewed over three million times.
Some highlights we explore:
The three archetypes of failure: basic, complex, and intelligent The importance of embracing failures as discoveries and learning from them Reframing failure as a discovery The mindset needed to keep going despite failures How vulnerability and authenticity can build better relationships Taking smart risks and the risks of doing nothing Enjoy!
How Create Consistently When Inspiration Runs Dry
In this episode, we're discussing the importance of consistency in the creative process. Consistency is the silent force that transforms average into excellence. It's the key to building an internal muscle of resilience and discipline that helps us persist through the challenges of the creative journey. We'll explore 5 ways to cultivate consistency, including creating a routine, embracing challenges, exploring your surroundings, engaging with your audience, and accepting imperfection.
The importance of consistency Creating a routine Embracing challenges Exploring your surroundings Engaging with your audience Accepting imperfection Enjoy!
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This podcast has changed my life! Love listening to it on my drive back to and from work and this is my weekly dose of wisdom and what gives me perspective and helps me be calm, creative, and happy! Thank you so much, Chase!
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This podcast was so insightful! I just listened to the gathering episode. As a podcaster, best international selling author, internationally published author…I can’t wait to integrate some of these pointers in my life!!! And I’d love to be a guest:)