099 How to handle your harshest critic—you

If you want to put your bold idea to work, you have to face your inner critic. But that can be tough. Our inner critic is often our harshest one--and the least easy to dismiss, too. In this episode, Leary and Armin discuss what their inner critic looks like and some tips for keeping it from taking over.

Three dream-chasing myths

When thinking about your bold idea, don't ask what you'd do if money were no object. Leary Gates thinks that's a stupid question built on three dream-chasing myths in our culture.

081 Phil Cooke on stirring creativity in your team

Phil Cooke is an internationally recognized speaker on creativity and the creative process. So when we has tips for encouraging your team to be creative, we listen up. He chats with Leary and Armin about why managers are eager to hire creativity above all else, how they encourage their teams to be as creative as possible, and how to balance the need for routine with the need for creative freedom in your organization.

044 Wes Yoder on cultivating a life of curiosity

Can curiosity be cultivated? Wes Yoder thinks it can. Raised in an Amish and Mennonite community, it wasn’t until Wes was in his twenties that he realized that he could learn anything he wanted if he pointed his curiosity in the right direction. Now a successful author and founder of a prominent faith-based company, Wes encourages others to connect with their God-given curiosity.

038 McNair Wilson on creative habits

McNair Wilson has a history of being exceptionally creative. But this former Disney Imagineer, writer, artist, actor, and public speaker thinks everyone is creative---we’re just using the wrong definition. Today on the podcast, McNair chats with Leary and Armin about the essential habits of creative people.

025 Three bold idea killers

Why do some ideas take off while others wither and die? In this week’s episode, Leary and Armin dig into the reasons your bold idea may never take flight. They’ve identified three bold idea killers that could be stopping your idea in its tracks. Listen in to learn about the three bold idea killers and how to avoid them!

015 Bob Stromberg on the creative process

Bob Stromberg, comedian and communicator, tells us about his career that is heavily dependent upon creativity. He encourages us to pursue creative avenues in our lives, whether we feel “artsy” or not, lest we miss out on some of life’s fullness.

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