129 - How to Remedy Creative Burnout

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What do you do when your creative spark goes out? What happens when you've lost the will to grind out that good side hustle? How do you recover and relight the fuse when you can't get out of bed, you can't see the point and you've lost your inspiration and excitement?

In this week's episode I want to talk about a very real and recent encounter with my own burnout and how I relit that spark in a major way.

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Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

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128 - Solving Creative Block with 18 SUPER SPECIAL GUESTS!

I’m insanely excited to bring you this episode! This episode is jam packed with wisdom from 18 leading creative professionals. In fact, I’m just completely humbled to bring you these greats.

This episode will give you tried and tested answers to this question: what do you do when you’re feeling discouraged in your creative work? I know you’re going to find these answers and insights extremely helpful, but even more so, I hope you just feel encouraged to hear these masters struggle with the same things you do!

MASSIVE THANKS to these CPT friends for contributing to this episode and promoting the new CPT book. It’s a dream come true.

The Guests:
Aaron Draplin - http://draplin.com/
Meg Hunt - http://meghunt.com/
Dan Cassaro - http://www.youngjerks.com/ 
Little Friends of Printmaking - http://thelittlefriendsofprintmaking.com/
Chris Piascik - http://chrispiascik.com/
Stefan Sagmeister - http://sagmeisterwalsh.com/
Mary Kate McDevitt - http://marykatemcdevitt.com/
Nathaniel Russell - http://nathanielrussell.com/
Kate Bingaman Burt - http://www.katebingamanburt.com/
Chuck Anderson / No Pattern - http://www.nopattern.com/
Nate Utesch - http://nthnl.com/
Danielle Evans - https://marmaladebleue.com/
Darren Booth - http://darrenbooth.com/
Debbie Millman - http://www.debbiemillman.com/
Christopher David Ryan - https://hellocdr.com/
Sarah Walsh - sarahwalshmakesthings.com
Tad Carpenter - http://carpentercollective.com/
Teagan White - http://www.teaganwhite.com/

Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK!
creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook

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Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends!
Find out more:
Creativepeptalk.com/cpr

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Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
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127 - The Key to Unlocking Your Artistic Voice

Finding your unique artistic voice might just be the key to creative career success. So what’s the key to finding it? 

In this episode we talk about the key mindset shift that helps put you on the road to finding your voice, with a systematic, step by step process.

Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK!
creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook

Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends!
Find out more:
Creativepeptalk.com/cpr


Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!

126 - How to Make Big Career Changes When You Have Little Time

You ever have those moments when you look around at your life and wonder how you got there? Do you try to silence that little whisper in your mind that says ‘this is not what you’re supposed to be doing with your life!’?

In this episode we talk about embracing that voice and taking action. Life is too short to play it safe and live a life you’re not proud of.

Find the secret stash of time and energy you're wasting and maximize it for the career change you want to make.

Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK!
creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook
Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends!
Find out more:
Creativepeptalk.com/cpr


Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!

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125 - Keep Growing with Danielle Evans

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TODAY IS A VERY SPECIAL DAY!!!

TWO MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1 - Creative Pep Talk THE BOOK!
creativepeptalk.com/shop/thebook

AND

2 - Creative Pep Rally - a day long workshop pizza party celebration with Andy J. Pizza and friends!

Find out more:
Creativepeptalk.com/cpr

Dimensional lettering artist Danielle Evans is helping me make this event happen, so I thought what better way to announce it than with a special conversation with her!

This is a shop talk / real talk episode.

In this episode we talk about how to find your voice, developing your craft and what to do when you’ve achieved some of your goals but still feel like there’s a long way to go.

Danielle Evans
https://marmaladebleue.com/

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!

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124 - The New Path to a Satisfying Career

The only people I know who are truly satisfied with their career are those who are willing to build something completely custom made. 

Embracing your career as the ultimate creative project can be a powerful and liberating perspective shift, and in this episode, I’m going to explain the step by step process I use to approach my career in a creative manner.

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

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123 - 25 Ways to Stand Out

I don’t have to tell you that it’s NOISY out there and it’s never been tougher to stand out from the crowd.

In this episode I’ll share 25 ideas that you can use to make a ruckus and get noticed!

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!

122 - How to Build a Sustainable Income & Thrive!

Making a good living, making great art is my definition of success. In this episode, I give you practical tips on how to stimulate a thriving ecosystem of creative money making.

Thanks to our syndicate Illustration Age, you can find this show at www.illustrationage.com/creativepeptalk

Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Astropad App - Turn Your iPad into a Graphics Tablet! The episode art was made using Astropad!
http://astropad.com/?utm_source=Creative%20Pep%20Talk&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=Creative%20Pep%20Talk

Twenty20 - Stock Photos that don’t suck!
Get your first 5 photos free at twenty20.com/cpt