The Unmistakable Creative Podcast

By Srinivas Rao

About this podcast   English    United States

Our listeners say, “If TEDTalks met Oprah you’d have the Unmistakable Creative.” Eliminate the feeling of being stuck in your life, blocked in your creativity, and discover higher levels of meaning and purpose in your life and career. Listen to deeply personal, insightful, and thought-provoking stories from the world’s leading thinkers and doers including best-selling authors, artists, peak performance psychologists, happiness researchers, entrepreneurs, startup founders, artists, venture capitalists, and even former bank robbers. Former guests have included Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, Justine Musk, Scott Adams, Rob Bell, David Heinemeier Hansson, Elle Luna, Jordan Harbinger Brett Mckay, and Simon Sinek.
1110 episodes · since Jan, 2010
In this podcast
June 22, 2018
How do we discover what we were born to do with our lives? Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur who has discovered his true calling, and he knows the keys of how to find that perfect path. Through learning lessons from mistakes, dead ends, and failures, he’s honed that process and never quit along the way. Career & Purpose eBook – If you’re like most of the world, work is more of an obligation and necessity than a source of meaning or purpose. But after speaking to hundreds of the most successful and happy people on the planet, I know for a fact that your career and your calling do not have to be mutually exclusive. Join me in exploring how to find purpose and meaning in your career. Together we’ll: – Define what makes a career purposeful – Explore the 3 essential ingredients fro a fulfilling and lucrative career – Discover how to consistently venture out of your comfort zone to where big opportunities await you – Learn from Simon Sinek, Geoff Blades, Chris Guillebeau, and Laura Belgray Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times best selling author and a modern day explorer. His most recent book is Born for This. During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. Since then he has modeled the proven definition of an entrepreneur: “Someone who will work 24 hours a day for themselves to avoid working one hour a day for someone else.”
June 20, 2018
According to Aubrey Marcus, part of the problem with a lot of heath and fitness programs right now is that they have an overload of information and “plans.” Too many people fail on a 30 or 60-day plan. That’s why he came up with the idea of owning your life one day at a time and making each day the most incredible it can be. Casper – The quality of your sleep impacts nearly every area of your life. That’s why a Casper mattress is one of the best investments you can ever make. They make the highest-quality mattresses you’ve ever slept on that have the right about of sink and bounce, and the prices are affordable because Casper cuts out the middle man and sells directly to you. They have a 100 night risk free-trial on all their mattresses as well. Get $50 off towards select mattresses by visiting casper.com/unmistakable and use the promo code “unmistakable.” Grove Collaborative – It’s possible you don’t give much thought to the cleaning products you purchase. But it turns out, many of the household cleaning products we use are filled with chemicals that can be very toxic for our environment and even us. That’s where Grove Collaborative comes in. They’re on a mission to help every family create a healthy and sustainable home. They sell eco-friendly and non-toxic products you can use around your house. Go to grove.co/creative for a special offer that includes a $30 gift set, a free 60-day VIP membership, and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more! Aubrey Marcus is the founder and CEO of Onnit, one of the fastest-growing human performance companies in America. He is also the host of the celebrated Aubrey Marcus Podcast, a destination for conversations with the brightest minds in athletics, business, science, and more. You can follow him on Twitter @AubreyMarcus
June 18, 2018
What makes a story worth telling? According to Nikki Groom, all it takes is being transparent and “owning your story.” Whether that’s from a personal perspective or a business perspective, sharing your story is important and helps move your cause forward. And according to her, everyone has a story worth telling no matter how many people it may reach. Grove Collaborative – It’s possible you don’t give much thought to the cleaning products you purchase. But it turns out, many of the household cleaning products we use are filled with chemicals that can be very toxic for our environment and even us. That’s where Grove Collaborative comes in. They’re on a mission to help every family create a healthy and sustainable home. They sell eco-friendly and non-toxic products you can use around your house. Go to grove.co/creative for a special offer that includes a $30 gift set, a free 60-day VIP membership, and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more! Nikki Groom is a digital marketer, brand strategist, and content marketing expert for business leaders and entrepreneurs who want to build a successful business while making the world a better place. She is the host of Movement Makers, a podcast featuring in-depth conversations and unfiltered stories from business leaders and change agents who are making a difference on the planet, and founder of The 100 Stories Worth Telling Project. You can follow her on Twitter @nikkigroom
June 15, 2018
You should never stop asking for what you want. That’s one of the many things that AJ Leon discusses believes helps you to live a life of intention, meaning, and purpose. He tells his story about evacuating a life plan after it had gone horribly wrong, speaks about starting his company, the influence of Shakespeare in his life, and much more. AJ Leon is the founder of Misft Inc, and the author of The Life and Times of Remarkable Misfit. You can follow him on twitter @aljeon 
June 13, 2018
How do you get employees in a company to work their best? As a leader, it’s to promote the intelligent pursuit of happiness for all their workers. This is the heart of what Fred Kofman believes about business and economy, and he believes the individual is key above all. Grove Collaborative – It’s possible you don’t give much thought to the cleaning products you purchase. But it turns out, many of the household cleaning products we use are filled with chemicals that can be very toxic for our environment and even us. That’s where Grove Collaborative comes in. They’re on a mission to help every family create a healthy and sustainable home. They sell eco-friendly and non-toxic products. Go to grove.co/creative for a special offer that includes a $30 gift set, a free 60-day VIP membership, and a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more! Fred Kofman is the author of Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values. He is the director of the Conscious Business Center at Universidad Francisco Marroquín and president of the academic board of Axialent. You can follow him on Twitter @fredkofman
June 11, 2018
Too often nowadays, companies and business owners focus on scale and growth at the expense of their happiness and health and their employees’ well-being. Shawn Askinosie has seen that, and he wants to rework the groundwork of how we operate. He believes generosity gives us greater meaning, and peace should drive our business model. Grove Collaborative – It’s possible you don’t give much thought to the cleaning products you purchase. But it turns out, many of the household cleaning products we use are filled with chemicals that can be very toxic for our environment and even us. That’s where Grove Collaborative comes in. They’re on a mission to help every family create a healthy and sustainable home. They sell eco-friendly and non-toxic products. Go to grove.co/creative for a discount on your first purchase. In 2005, Shawn Askinosie left a successful career as a criminal defense lawyer to start a bean to bar chocolate factory and never looked back. Askinosie Chocolate is a small batch, award winning chocolate factory located in Springfield, Missouri, sourcing 100% of their beans directly from farmers. The only chocolate maker working directly with cocoa farmers on four continents, Shawn travels to regions of Ecuador, the Philippines and Tanzania to source cocoa beans for his chocolate.
June 8, 2018
It’s not ever easy to take a risk and completely change the direction your life is going, but that’s exactly where Jon Acuff found himself. He went from one career to a totally different one, and he knows the ingredients of what it takes to have a successful career do over. The Unmistakable Guide to Grit – Grit is how we bounce back from failure, work through the fear and uncertainty of chasing our dream. Learn how to develop yours with this free guide. Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of five books including his most recent, Do Over: Make Today the First Day of Your New Career. For 19 years he’s helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, Staples, and the Dave Ramsey Team. Most recently he’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, companies and churches. Featured regularly on national media, Jon has been seen on CNN, Fox News, Good Day LA and several other key outlets.
June 6, 2018
Susan Piver’s marriage was deeply in trouble. They had tried everything possible to try and fix their relationship, but her and her husband just couldn’t reconnect. It wasn’t until she leaned on her Buddhist faith and the Four Noble Truths of that religion that she realized there are Four Noble Truths of love as well, and that changed everything. HoneyBook – HoneyBook powers creative entrepreneurs by taking care of things like business management, invoicing, payment processing, and more, so you can do more of what you love. Get 30% off your first year of HoneyBook at honeybook.com/unmistakable. Daniel Wellington – Looking for beautiful, timeless, and elegant watches? Then you need to check out Daniel Wellington. They offer several different designs, and they’re all stylish and match with everything. They make perfect gifts for someone graduating college, a loved one, or anyone! Go to danielwellington.com/us/creative and use the promo code “creative” for 15% off your first purchase. Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including The Hard Questions, the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life, and The Wisdom of a Broken Heart. Her newest book is The Four Noble Truths of Love. You can follow her on twitter @spiver
June 4, 2018
When he was growing up, Alex Banayan felt like it was his destiny to become a doctor. But once he got to college, he realized he wasn’t on the right path. Alex ended up going on The Price Is Right, winning, and using that money to go on a journey to track down the most successful people in the world and discover what they did to break through and launch their careers. He’s now one of the most successful businessmen in the US himself. Hear his story about discovery, risk-taking, and more. Daniel Wellington – Looking for beautiful, timeless, and elegant watches? Then you need to check out Daniel Wellington. They offer several different designs, and they’re all stylish and match with everything. They make perfect gifts for someone graduating college, a loved one, or anyone! Go to danielwellington.com/us/creative and use the promo code “creative” for 15% off your first purchase. Alex Banayan is the author of The Third Door, the story of how he tracked down some of the most successful people in the world to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers. He has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30, and been featured in major media including Fortune, Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg TV, Fox News, and CBS News. An acclaimed keynote speaker, Banayan has presented the Third Door framework to business conferences and corporate leadership teams around the world including Apple, Nike, IBM, Dell, MTV, Harvard, and countless others. You can find him on Twitter at @AlexBanayan
June 1, 2018
According to Phillip Mckernan, one of the world’s deepest tragedies is that we don’t believe in ourselves. “We don’t put value on our own skin,” he says. Giving back to people and giving back to the world is a profound way to make change and grow, but you can’t grow if you ignore the impact that giving makes. He talks about how giving is a way to help find out more about yourself and why we need to create less busyness and distractions in our lives. HoneyBook – HoneyBook powers creative entrepreneurs by taking care of things like business management, invoicing, payment processing, and more, so you can do more of what you love. Get 30% off your first year of HoneyBook at honeybook.com/unmistakable. Phillip Mckernan is a speaker, coach and creator of the film Give and Grow: A Journey to Uncover Your Gift

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