Wednesday, October 30, 2013

014 - Cari Cole, Finding Your Authentic Voice - The Creative Entrepreneur

Cari Cole, vocal coach, artist developmentThis episode features Cari Cole, a New York City-based vocal coach and artist development expert. A big part of Cari's mission is to help artists find what she calls their "authentic voice" - which goes a lot deeper than simply learning to sing well.

In this interview, Cari reveals:
  • How she ended up working with Don Miguel Ruiz to create Circle of Fire, an album inspired by The Four Agreements
  • The importance of recognizing opportunity
  • Why you shouldn't force the grand design of your business and life
  • How Cari helps people step into their genius
  • The role that courage and work ethic play in entrepreneurial success
  • How you can get into trouble when you make assumptions

Watch or listen now!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

013 - Building a Kindle Ebook Business & Productivity Tips w/ Steve Scott - The Creative Entrepreneur

Steve Scott, author, Kindle ebooksThis episode features an interview with Steve Scott, a lifestyle entrepreneur who has built a successful online business through Kindle ebook publishing.

He also reveals some useful habits that allow him (and now YOU) to have incredibly productive days.

Steve also shares:
  • His unique approach to the 80/20 rule
  • What to do during the first two hours every work day
  • Why Amazon is the ideal online platform
  • How and why he cranks out one new Kindle ebook every three to four weeks
  • Why depending too much much on Google (or Amazon) is a big mistake
  • How Steve uses the Pomodoro Technique to focus and get things done

Watch or listen now!

Friday, October 18, 2013

5 Most Popular Creative Entrepreneur Video Interviews So Far

As I write this it's been nearly four months since I posted the first video interview in "The Creative Entrepreneur" series. With a dozen interviews posted and four more in the can, what a great ride it's been so far!

Even though the interviews will reach a whole new audience as I launch the audio podcast version (now available on iTunes and Stitcher), I thought it would be a good time to list the five most popular video interviews so far.

Here they are:

Flora Bowley, Brave Intuitive Painting & Living

Joel Friedlander, How a Book Designer Took the Internet by Storm

Dan Miller, 48 Days to the Work You Love

Ariel Hyatt, Cyber PR for Musicians & Thought Leaders

Barbara Winter, Making a Living Without a Job

Question: What are your favorite interviews so far? I welcome your comments below.

Thanks for watching and listening. I hope you are inspired by what these amazing people have to share!


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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

012 - How Gigi Rosenberg Inspires Visual, Literary & Performing Artists - The Creative Entrepreneur

Gigi Rosenberg, author, artist coachThis episode features an interview with Gigi Rosenberg, an author and coach to visual, literary and performing artists, as well as entrepreneurs and other creative people. Her mission is to teach creatives how to find the words and voice to bring their ideas and work into the world.

In this fast-paced (and often funny) interview you'll learn:
  • The power of reaching the "I know what I'm doing" state
  • A fresh perspective on the phrase "do what you love and the money will follow"
  • The importance of taking a "tiny steps ... with help" approach
  • The book that changed Gigi's life and allowed her to embrace "when things fall apart"

Watch or listen now!