Season 1

July 5, 2022

#107: Chanti Zak [Curiosity] – How (and why) you should be using quiz…

Chanti Zak has developed quizzes for Jenna Kutcher, Carrie Green, Rick Mulready, John Lee Dumas, Amy Porterfield, and many more.

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June 28, 2022

#106: Bop-It Inventor Dan Klitsner [Play] – How to create and commerc…

Dan Klitsner is the inventor of Bop It and more than a dozen different versions of Bop It since 1996.

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May 31, 2022

#105: Daphne Gomez [Service] – Leaning into rapid growth and finding …

Daphne Gomez is the creator of Teacher Career Coach. She is a former teacher turned instructional designer, podcaster, and career…

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May 24, 2022

#104: Listener Mailbag

Answering 12 listener questions submitted on Twitter

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May 17, 2022

#103: Sam Parr [Asking Questions] – from The Hustle to one of the top…

Sam Parr is the co-host of My First Million and the founder of The Hustle. My First Million is one of the top business podcasts o…

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May 10, 2022

#102: Tiago Forte [Signals] – How Building a Second Brain went from p…

Tiago Forte is the creator of Building a Second Brain. Tiago has spent more than 10 years researching and personally experimentin…

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May 3, 2022

#101: Arvid Kahl [Empowerment] – From SaaS founder to full-time creat…

Arvid Kahl sold his SaaS company, FeedbackPanda, and is now a full-time creator as an author and course creator

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April 26, 2022

#100: My Story and Reflecting on 100 Episodes of Creative Elements

Why I love podcasting, where the idea for Creative Elements came from, how I’m structuring my business today, and some of the mos…

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April 19, 2022

#99: Amanda Natividad [Inclusiveness] – Growing on Twitter and using …

Amanda Natividad is VP of Marketing for audience research startup, SparkToro. She’s also a contributor for Adweek, a Le Cordon Bl…

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April 12, 2022

#98: Jay-Talking about Memberships with Jay Acunzo

Discussing our different approaches to launching a membership program

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April 5, 2022

#97: Dickie Bush Returns! [Flywheel Effects] – Jumping ship from full…

Dickie Bush is the creator of Ship 30 for 30, a cohort-based course and community of people developing a writing habit in 30 days

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March 29, 2022

#96: Nathan Barry [Relentlessness] – from $150K/yr in ebooks to $30M …

Investigating trends of the creator economy with the CEO of ConvertKit

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March 22, 2022

#95: Josh Hall [Opportunity] – from freelance web design to professio…

Josh Hall is a YouTuber, course creator, and web design coach specializing in WordPress and Divi.

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March 8, 2022

#94: Ann Handley [Voice] – How to make your voice a differentiator in…

Ann Handley is a writer, digital marketing pioneer, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author

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March 1, 2022

#93: Codie Sanchez [Contrarian Thinking] – Growing a newsletter by do…

Codie Sanchez is the Founder of Contrarian Thinking and Cofounder of Unconventional Acquisitions. She helps people think critical…

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Feb. 22, 2022

#92: Cathryn Lavery [Best is the Standard] – From Kickstarter to glob…

Cathryn Lavery is the Founder & CEO of BestSelf. Since 2013 she's designed, launched and sold over $32 Million in consumer produc…

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Feb. 15, 2022

#91: Mariah Sinclair [Challenge] – How the "Queen of Cozy" began desi…

Now known as the “Queen of Cozy,” Mariah’s clients regularly dominate the top of the cozy mystery charts on Amazon.

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Feb. 8, 2022

#90: Wes Kao [Rigorous Thinking] – Should you teach a cohort-based co…

Wes Kao is co-founder of Maven, the first platform for cohort-based courses. She also co-founded the altMBA with Seth Godin.

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Jan. 25, 2022

#89: Hrishikesh Hirway [Willfulness] – From full-time musician to Son…

Hrishikesh Hirway is a musician and podcast creator. He’s the host and creator of Song Exploder, an award-winning podcast and a N…

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Jan. 18, 2022

#88: Tori Dunlap [Service] – Building an audience of millions on TikT…

After saving $100,000 at age 25, Tori quit her corporate job in marketing and founded Her First $100K to fight financial inequali…

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Jan. 11, 2022

#87: Dan Runcie [Focus] – From business school to music industry insi…

Dan Runcie is the founder of Trapital, a media company covering the business of hip hop.

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Jan. 4, 2022

#86: Mitch Long AKA OG Pickle [Networking] – Building brands for infl…

Mitch Long (also known as OG Pickle) is a professional streamer, Twitch Partner, and PUBG Partner.

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Dec. 28, 2021

#85: Todd Henry [Deadlines] – Practices to help you be more creative …

Todd Henry is an author, podcaster, and keynote speaker.

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Dec. 21, 2021

#84: 11 Lessons Learned in 2021

Looking back on some of the major lessons learned that led to my best year ever

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Dec. 14, 2021

#83: Joe Skinner [Humanity] – How to turn short interviews into struc…

Joe Skinner is the host and founding producer of American Masters: Creative Spark.

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Dec. 7, 2021

#82: Michael Bungay Stanier [Simplicity] – How to Begin Setting a Wor…

In this episode, we talk about Michael’s career as an author what makes a worthy goal, how to clear space for your worthy goals, …

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Nov. 30, 2021

#81: Jay-Talking about Speaking with Jay Acunzo

Talking about what it takes to be a professional keynote speaker

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Nov. 16, 2021

#80: Lauren Hom [Play] – How turning your work into play turns into m…

Lauren is known for her bright color palettes and playful letterforms. She has created work for clients like Starbucks, Google, A…

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Nov. 9, 2021

#79: Dru Riley [Being Concise] – 45,000+ email subscribers in less th…

Dru Riley is the creator of Trends.vc, which has more than 45,000 subscribers and 1,000 Pro members.

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Nov. 2, 2021

#78: Marie Poulin [Inconsistency] – Earning $40,000 per month as a co…

Marie’s transition from agency job to full-time freelance, her discovery of online education, her foray into creating a software …

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Oct. 26, 2021

#77: Andy J. Pizza [Storytelling] – Writing with pictures and develop…

Andy J. Pizza is an illustrator and the host of the Creative Pep Talk podcast.

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Oct. 19, 2021

#76: Andrew Warner [Persistence] – How to be a better conversationali…

Andrew Warner is the founder of Mixergy and host of the Startup Stories Podcast by Mixergy, where he uncovers the secrets of the …

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Oct. 5, 2021

#75: Ali Spagnola [Luck] – Making outrageous music and videos while t…

Ali Spagnola is a musician, comedian, and artist. Ali creates outrageous videos including turning her car into a Chia Pet, coveri…

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Sept. 28, 2021

#74: Bad Bunnies NFT [Design] – From idea to sold-out NFT project in …

Bad Bunnies are 5,500 randomly generated, gamified NFTs, released from captivity to the Ethereum blockchain.

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Sept. 21, 2021

#73: Taylor Schulte [Abundance] – Creating a winning content marketin…

Taylor Schulte is the founder of Define Financial, which manages over $120 million in assets and specializes in retirement & tax …

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Sept. 14, 2021

#72: Jason Feifer [Reconsideration] – The Editor In Chief of Entrepre…

Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, a podcast host, book author, keynote speaker, startup advisor, and …

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Sept. 7, 2021

#71: Steph Smith [Agency] – Generating thousands of sales on Gumroad …

Steph Smith is a growth marketer, writer, and indie maker. She's the creator of two books, Doing Content Right and Doing Time Rig…

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Aug. 24, 2021

#70: Nick Huber [Getting Sweaty] – What online creators can learn fro…

Nick has more than 140,000 followers on Twitter, two podcasts, a Real Estate Masterclass, and more than $20 million in self stora…

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Aug. 17, 2021

#69: Jack Rhysider [Tenacity] – 300,000 downloads per episode as an i…

Jack Rhysider is the creator and host of Darknet Diaries, audio stories specifically intended to capture, preserve, and explain t…

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Aug. 10, 2021

#68: Roberto Blake [Adaptability] – The story behind 12 years, 531K+ …

Roberto Blake is dedicated to building the Creator Economy. He’s focused on helping Creators and Influencers build brands and bus…

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Aug. 3, 2021

#67: Gina Bianchini [Community] – Powering the business of community …

Gina Bianchini is the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks. Mighty Networks helps creators bring their community, courses, membersh…

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July 27, 2021

#66: Chris Sutherland [Humor] – How a Physics professor built an audi…

Chris Sutherland is a former collegiate Physics professor turned full-time content creator. Chris began posting videos to TikTok …

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July 20, 2021

#65: Austin Kleon [Luck] – 10 years as a full-time writer and stealin…

Austin Kleon is the New York Times bestselling author of a trilogy of illustrated books about creativity in the digital age: Stea…

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July 13, 2021

#64: Charli Marie Prangley [Commitment] - Building a YouTube Channel …

Charli Marie Prangley is the creator of the YouTube Channel CharlieMarieTV.

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June 29, 2021

#63: Jay Acunzo [Tension] – How to tell great stories with a professi…

Jay Acunzo is an author, speaker, and showrunner. He's the host of 3 Clips (recently acquired by Castos) and Unthinkable, which h…

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June 22, 2021

#62: Jay Clouse (interviewed by Ryan Hawk!) [Commitment]

Turning the tables for a crossover episode with The Learning Leader Show

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June 15, 2021

#61: Ryan Hawk [Preparation]

How a top podcaster approaches outreach, interviewing, and prioritizing new projects

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June 8, 2021

#60: Brennan Dunn [Personalization]

Combining personalization and automation for next-level email marketing

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June 1, 2021

#59: Mignon Fogarty [Learning]

Making the case for shorter podcasts with a Podcasting Hall of Famer and New York Times best-selling author

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May 27, 2021

BONUS: Freelance to Founder

Real-world, practical, actionable advice to take your service-based business to the next level

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