014: Start a conversation, Beth Santos

“Why is my self-worth being so dependent on this other outside activity? Why am I letting someone else decide if I am a great entrepreneur or not. ” ~Beth Santos, on handling rejection  In this episode, I talk with Beth Santos, Founder and CEO of Wanderful, a global network for women who travel about: traveling domestically vs internationally and how she Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 008: Quitting vs Failing + a New Podcast Recommendation

If you haven’t already, please subscribe for access to the whole PreSeason by entering your email below. Thank you! In this episode I talk about: The difference between failure (something that happens to you) and quitting (an active choice) Some of my Fave Podcasts Pat Flynn – Smart Passive Income, Ask Pat John Lee Dumas – Entrepreneur on Fire Todd Read more & listen →

CI Podcast PreSeason 002: SoundClouds, MailChimps & More

That’s Freddie the MailChimp action figure! Oh, and my “work” vision board and a lucky Buddha for abundance. Today’s PreSeason episode details the technology, software, steps and tools needed to deliver the audio recording from my patio to your ears. And we ponder the terms “boyfriend” and “girlfriend” and whether we should graduate to new words for describing them once Read more & listen →

Captain’s Log: Episode 001 of the PreSeason Podcast

Yes, The Creative Impostor Podcast PRE-season launches NOW! What the heck is a podcast pre-season? Well, I am in the process of editing the 8 interviews I have already recorded for The Creative Impostor podcast, and learning how to set up my RSS feed in Libsyn (where the audio files will be stored) and then properly tag it to submit Read more & listen →

How to get back on the wagon

Despite our best creative and entrepreneurial intentions, sometimes we get off track. I’ve had many projects I’ve started and then fell victim to distraction or discouragement or disillusionment and allowed them to fade away… meetup groups, book clubs, an anonymous humor blog I started after my first Pitchfork Music Festival called “I want a hipster boyfriend…” The problem is we Read more & listen →

I just don’t feel like doing anything today.

Well, that’s not entirely true. There are so many things I could do, that I would like to do, that I should do. Uh-oh. There’s that word “should,” and that’s what gets me into trouble. As a self-employed entrepreneurial creative, my Mondays frequently start out this way. I’ve often had a busy weekend (this weekend, I presented at my first Read more & listen →