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.
Turkey Day AMA + the Time I Questioned My Creative Calling
In this episode, I'm answering some of my favorite questions from a recent AMA. It was impossible to answer every question, but I did try to select common themes so a single question hits in the ballpark of several others.
Some topics we get into:
How to navigate ever-changing social media platforms and still get our work seen How do we get more comfortable with social interaction in a post-covid world How do we evolve our careers How can we use tragedy to shape use moving forward How do we stop analysis paralysis Have I questioned my own creative calling and what did I do and more Super thankful to this community. Thank you for everyone who participated. Consider this part 1 and I will record another soon. More to come.
Enjoy & Happy Thanksgiving
Show, Don't Tell: How to Get Support for Your Creative Work
Let’s face it, when you put new creative ideas into the world few people understand it. Others may reject it. Overall it’s likely you’ll be met with resistance. That’s ok.
In this episode, we talk about how to navigate these waters. Whether these folks are your loved ones or cynics trying to tamp down your dreams. If we need rocket fuel for our dreams to achieve escape velocity, the cynics in our lives turn on the fire suppression systems and keep us trapped by Earth’s gravity. In a previous episode I spoke about auditing your inner circle, but that's not always possible. In that case, how do we get them on board? Let's get into it.
The People Advantage: How Diversity Creates Innovation with Mauro Porcini
The creative field is rife with challenges, and Mauro Porcini knows this better than most. In his three-decade long career, Mauro has gone from a young aspiring designer to the Chief Design Officer of PepsiCo. In this episode, Mauro shares his journey and how he's learned to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the design industry.
He also fills us in on his new book, The Human Side of Innovation, and how it came about as a way to give back to the design community. In addition, Mauro talks about what he looks for in new creative talent, and how he's able to foster an environment that allows them to do their best work.
Whether you're a young designer just starting out, or a seasoned professional looking to take your career to the next level, this conversation with Mauro is sure to leave you inspired.
Highlights of our conversation:
Mauro's upbringing and the value of humility as an aspiring creative Ascending the corporate ladder as a designer Maximizing the value you can provide as a leader What the best creatives have in common and the tools he uses to find them Enjoy!
Strategies That Will Help You Land Your Dream Job
In this episode, I sit down with a recent college grade in the thick of decision-making and action-taking as he embarks on his career. He has great questions about what to do first and next. This applies to anyone looking to pivot toward their dream role or career, or exploring something new.
When exploring what steps we can take to support starting a new career, it’s critical that we get out there. It takes a lot more than wishful thinking.
In this episode we talk about:
- The importance of sharing our dreams with family and friends.
- Tasting different things to find what’s good.
- The power of personal projects.
- How to deconstruct your dream job with a real example.
- We walk through loads of scenarios and examples of actions that lead to a new career.
How to Innovate Ideas and Build a New Way of Seeing with Hussain Almossawi
What does it take to transform creativity into sustained innovation?
Award winning designer, author and entrepreneur Hussain Almossawi is helping designers and creatives harness their ideaes into reality. In this episode, we explore the lessons he's learned working and designing for companies like Adidas, Nike, Intel, Apple, Ford, and Pepsi to generate new ideas and innovation. He shares some of this favorite tactics think out of the box, give ourselves new perspectives, and little dose of courage to ask "what if".
In this episode we dive into:
Developing a creative mindset that gets you beyond craft and skill and into a consistent creative process Embracing failure and leveraging it into inspiration How to become a better innovator and push boundaries year after year You don't need to be Steve Jobs to create a generational product. Innovation can be iterative and so much more Enjoy!
4 Experiments that Changed My Life
We all have things that zap our time and energy. Many we are aware of, some we're not. Big confession: some of these took way longer to address than I care to admit.
Over the pandemic I employeed a few different personal experiements that ended up changing my life for the better. In this episode I share what I tried and how it helped.
These have been some of the biggest game-changers to doing more of what I want, and less of what drains me.
If any of these are interesting to you (or maybe you've tried some experiments of your own), I would love to hear how it's going.
Always inspiring! 💛
Am easy recommendation - this show is entertaining and inspiring!
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Excellent content from an exceptional creator!
Chase is an exceptional creator and host. I love his stripped down straight forward interview style and his guests are the top of the top! Highly recommend!!-Jason W