Creative Frontier

In the season finale for The Creative Exponent podcast season 1, Shaunna and Marian explore the creative frontier!  Why is it important to continue to look to the horizon to see what is outside of your comfortably settled territory?  Creative exploration is important...
Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

Normal Life, Extraordinary Work

Do you feel like your life is too normal, too boring, too typical, too ordinary to have anything interesting to say?  Shaunna and Marian have heard this as an excuse time and time again as an argument against sharing stories, creations, and thoughts with others.  “I...
Cordati Studies

Cordati Studies

As promised, I kept a sketchbook when I was traveling in Europe.  I approached it with the same trepidation I always do when I’m sketching or painting.  I still felt like I was going to get it “wrong” (whatever that really means.)  But, I pushed.  I...

Is The Best Of Your Past The Enemy Of Your Present Good

“Sometimes the greatest enemy of our present happiness is the past happiness that is too well remembered.” unkown    What happens we experience success as creatives?  Especially what we would individually consider “big success?” Success...
When You Stroke Out Creatively

When You Stroke Out Creatively

“When you’ve exhausted all the possibilities, remember this:  You Haven’t.”thomas edison   We do mean stroke out, not strike outThis was a fun podcast episode to record.  We relive our brainstorming weekend of developing The Creative Exponent...