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Ep010: Bart De Zeeuw | Setting Up Your Creative Day For Success

In today’s episode I’m interviewing my good friend Bart de Zeeuw from www.effectieve whiteboard videos.nl. Originally from the Netherlands, Bart owns a video company specializing in informational sales videos. Those animated whiteboard and typography videos that you will have seen appearing more and more on most landing pages and websites. […]

Feed Your Creativity A Banana

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So I just watched this video of terrified cats literally jumping out of their skin in fear of a cucumber that had been secretly placed behind them.   I know you’re saying Jason, isn’t this meant to be a productive blog, aren’t you meant to be leading by example?? Well, […]

Ep006: Toby Presson | Networking For Entrepreneurship & Working While Travelling | Swan Websites

In todays interview I’m talking with my good friend Toby Presson. He runs a web design and branding company called Swan Websites, specifically niched at the financial sector. Toby has a great story to share. I’ve known him for the last 3 or 4 years and I’ve seen him move […]

6 ways to boost your initial interactions and leave a lasting impression.

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You wouldn’t ever ask someone ‘hey, please will you be my best friend’? It would be weird, creepy and you’d probably push that person away by asking a question like that. The reality is people want to spend time with people they trust and like being around. With the exception […]

12 Steps To Conquering Your Depression And Boost Your Creativity

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Depression is something that is nearly always hidden, especially here on social media. It’s something that sufferers are keen to keep to themselves for fear of showing failure or weakness if people see it. Like your mental health or the lack of it comes with stigma attached. It’s like we are […]

‘Speak up! How to develop confidence & align business expectations for you and your client.’

Here’s my talk from the Crafty Business Networking event at the Barnsley Civic Cafe on the 15th July 2015, Run by www.BlackBeeCreative.com I talked about how difficult socialising and networking can be for introverted creatives, it’s really easy to fall into group think mode and wait for others to lead the direction of […]

How To Avoid Emotional Influence In Your Creative Decisions

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In my last blog I explored the idea of thinking without thinking and talked about the positive and negative effects of making spontaneous decisions. This week I wanted to talk about another part of the decision making process; how emotional influence can affect our creative decisions. I’ve also seen this […]

Thinking Without Thinking

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Have you ever felt you had to follow your gut on something? If your environment or people around you pushed you in a specific direction and your reasons were based in logic, but you wanted to do the opposite.   It’s an annoying feeling when you knew you should have […]

Ep005: Richard Middleton | Socially Connecting And Approaching People You Don’t Know | Social Artist, Leeds

  In today’s interview I’m talking with my good buddy Richard Middleton from SocialArtist.co.uk, Richard is a Social Dynamics coach helping people build stronger connections with others. We’ve both coached clients together on quite a few occasion, as well as co run a few focus and mastermind groups on this […]

The real reason why I hardly ever use my diary.

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Planning has never been the strongest tool in my arsenal. Ask most people I’ve worked with and they’ll tell you they don’t know when they’ll receive their mixes unless I specifically say that I’m sending them today, right now. Juggling an over abundance of jobs as a successful creative is […]

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