The Importance of Asking Why

The Importance of Asking Why

Asking why is important. The “why” matters. But what if asking “why not?” is equally important? Asking why not forces you to face the fears and insecurities behind why you don’t do it…because often the why not is just that: fear.This week Shaunna and Marian talk...
Creative Resiliance

Creative Resiliance

What does it mean to be creatively resilient?  Today, Shaunna and Marian are talking about creative resilience, and the knowledge of how much it is needed for us as creatives.  And more than needing it, they realize creative resilience is a practice, rather than...
Creative Resolutions

Creative Resolutions

Welcome to season two of The Creative Exponent Podcast!  Shaunna and Marian are so excited to be back for another season to chat about creativity.  To kick off 2020, they’re talking about the dreaded R-word…Resolutions.  Creative Resolutions, to be more specific. ...

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...

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...