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106 Jon Levy: 4 Ingredients to Create a Successful Adventure

Radio

The scope of your life, the size of it, is in direct proportion to how uncomfortable you’re willing to be. Today on the show I’m talking to returning guest Jon Levy, who has just come out with a book about the science of adventure. Last time Jon was on the show we talked about his influencer dinners, and how to bring people together. This time, we’re talking about something completely different: the science of adventure. Being an adventurer myself, I

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105 Does Social Media Kill Creativity?

Radio

“Social media is a time thief of anyone who wants creative greatness.” Today on the show I’m talking about something that has been on my mind: Is social media killing your creative success? Lately I have found myself getting sucked down the creativity death trap that is social media – Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram – all of it. I get so much less done because of these internet rabbit holes! Not only does social media kill my creativity because it

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104 Mark Van Der Heijden: How to Travel the World Using Your Talent

Radio

I had no idea how it would evolve, I just went all in and I had no expectations, and I think that’s the best way to do it. In this week’s Nion highlight, I want to introduce you to a friend of mine that I met in Antarctica last year, Mark Van Der Heijden. When we met in Antarctica, Mark was doing a really cool project called The Backpacker Intern. For two years, Mark traveled around the world trading his

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103 Gareb Shamus: How To Connect People With Art

Radio

My work is in this what’s called connectivism, it’s all about this intersection of art and networking. Today I want to introduce you to Gareb Shamus. Gareb is currently an artist but is also the creator of Wizard World Comic Con. He has since stepped away from the publishing and event business to focus on his art. But he carried his amazing business sense from his previous career over into his art career, which has really helped his art business

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102 Letting Go

Radio

It takes hard work to let things go but I think when we do, we’re a lot better off. Today I’m talking about something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately: letting go. I hate having anger or resentment on my plate, and I’ve been thinking about why that is. I love to feel free, to be present without negative thoughts weighing me down or holding me captive. When I hold onto things, it eats me up and keeps me

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101 Emily Fletcher: Learn to Meditate No Matter Where You Are

Radio

The less stress you have in your body the better able you are to perform in your waking state, and I really believe that that’s the point of meditation. A year ago I took a class with Emily Fletcher of Ziva Meditation and started my daily meditation practice. The results have been amazing: jet lag affects me less, I’m able to focus better throughout the day, and am more calm and less reactive overall. It has really taken my creativity

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100 Nick Onken: How I Went From Struggling Artist To Where I Am Today

Shoptalk, Radio

For me the biggest key to success is being able to master your mind. Today I’m bringing you the first episode of NION Radio, formerly ShopTalk Radio. With the help of my girlfriend Stacy London, we’re turning the tables as she interviews me about how I got to where I am in my creative career, why I’m starting my own brand, and what NION is all about. Starting from my childhood outside of Seattle, we are talking about all of

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99 Emily Greener: How to Teach Girls to Lead

Shoptalk, Radio

“It’s a space for them to be who they are instead of who they think they’re supposed to be.“ It’s almost time. If you’ve been following ShopTalk Radio for a while, you’ve seen us evolve. We still have the same mission, and we’ve brought some incredible guests onto the show to help keep you inspired. It’s time to take the next step in building our empire, and that step is Nion. Nion represents a vibrant vision to help creative entrepreneurs

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98 Five Pieces of Advice for My 20 Year Old Self

Radio

I had to build everything that I have built now now from the ground up on my own. I often get asked what advice I would give my 20 year old self, so I thought I would put it in a podcast. There are definitely some things I wish I had a better grasp on when I was younger, things that I think would’ve upped my game earlier in life. Truly, there are more than five things I would tell

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97 Amber Rae: The Power of Choosing Wonder Over Worry

Radio

I’m excited today to bring back Amber Rae, who was a guest about a year ago. Amber explores creativity from the inside out and today we’re talking about wonder over worry and how to quiet your worry and look for the wonder in your creative life. Amber has been diving deep into the idea of wonder over worry, giving talks on it, gameifying it, and doing all kinds of awesome projects to help her audience find their wonder. She also

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