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The Unmistakable Creativity Hour | Give People A Reason To Find You Interesting
In today's episode, we'll be discussing the disadvantage of resumes and the advantages of building a body of work. Most people think that having a great resume is the key to success but that's no longer the case. In today's world, it's all about building a body of work that showcases your skills and talents. What can you do to set yourself apart from the competition? Well, one of the best ways to stand out is to start building a portfolio of your own work. This can include anything from writing articles, creating videos or podcasts, or even building websites. By doing this, you'll not only show potential employers that you're capable of producing great work, but you'll also be able to demonstrate your skills and talents.
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Mark Shrime | Living a Life of Meaning: Why Pursuing Purpose is More Important Than Happiness01:05:38In this episode, Mark Shrime discusses his journey from being a surgeon who never wanted to be a doctor to finding his purpose in global health. He shares his experiences growing up in Texas as a Lebanese immigrant and the challenges he faced in reconciling his cultural identity. Mark also explores the pressure to pursue a predetermined path and the importance of aligning one's life with their true purpose. He emphasizes the need to prioritize meaning and contentment over traditional measures of success. The conversation delves into the complexities of poverty and the importance of empathy and understanding. Mark also introduces the concept of falsifiable goals and the power of embracing failure as a stepping stone to success.
Listener Favorites: Mark Fuller | Designing Magnets for Human Connection Through Creativity55:50Mark Fuller discusses the simple yet complex nature of captivating peoples attention through creativity. This is something Mark has done through the countless spectacles that he has designed around the world - water features that cause people to stop, admire, feel and connect.
Ranjay Gulati | Purpose and Performance: The Surprising Connection Between Deep Purpose and Financial Success55:01In this episode of The Unmistakable Creative, Srini Rao interviews Ranjay Gulati, author of "Deep Purpose: The Heart and Soul of High Performance Companies." They discuss the importance of purpose in organizations and how it can drive success. Gulati shares insights from his research on purpose-driven companies and offers practical advice for leaders looking to connect organizational purpose with individual purpose. He also explores the balance between purpose and profit and the role of purpose in navigating complex trade-offs. This episode provides valuable insights for leaders and individuals seeking to find meaning and drive high performance in their work.
Listener Favorites: Kimi Culp | The Power of Feeling Like You're Enough53:12In this inspiring episode, we speak with Kimi Culp, host of the ALL THE WISER podcast and a TV and film producer, about the importance of feeling like you're enough. Culp shares her personal experience living with bipolar disorder and how she overcame feelings of shame and discovered her inner strengths and talents. Learn how to tap into the power of feeling like you're enough.
Yosi Amram | The Power of Spiritually Intelligent Leadership58:26In this episode of The Unmistakable Creative, Srini Rao speaks with Yosi Amram, author of "Spiritually Intelligent Leadership." Yosi shares his journey from the Israeli military to studying at MIT and becoming a clinical psychologist. They discuss the importance of meaning, grace, presence, truth, and wisdom in leadership. Yosi emphasizes the need to align with our inner compass, be open to the truth, and cultivate intuition. This thought-provoking conversation offers valuable insights for anyone seeking to lead with authenticity and purpose.
Charles Duhigg | Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection01:02:11Explore the intricacies of effective communication with Charles Duhigg, the celebrated author of "Super Communicators." In this episode, Duhigg unravels the complexities of conversations and connections, providing insights into how we can all become better communicators. He delves into the psychological underpinnings of communication, highlighting the power of questions, listening, and empathy in fostering understanding and connection. Whether you're looking to improve personal relationships or professional interactions, this episode offers valuable strategies for enhancing your communicative prowess.
Listener Favorites: Kelly Gordon | How a Professional Communication Coach Navigates Life on the Spectrum46:15Kelly Gordon shares her inspiring story of how she went from growing up in an abusive home to building her own digital agency and finally, teaching others how to communicate like her. Learn how her autism counter-intuitively helps her communicate as well as how, through grit and resilience, she has managed to turn the hardships of her childhood into bountiful blessings.
Topaz Adizes | 12 Questions for Love, Intimate Conversation and Deeper Relationships53:49In this episode of The Unmistakable Creative, Srini Rao interviews Topaz about his new book, "12 Questions for Love." They discuss the power of asking effective questions in relationships and the impact it can have on personal growth and connection. Topaz shares insights from his research and experiences, highlighting the importance of listening, avoiding binary questions, and exploring discomfort. They also explore the value of exploring painful experiences together and the significance of gratitude and appreciation in relationships. This thought-provoking conversation offers valuable insights for anyone seeking to deepen their connections and foster meaningful relationships.
Omer Golan | The Power of Embracing Uncertainty: Lessons from Surviving a Suicide Bombing55:26Omer Golan, an artist, entrepreneur, and founder of the Wadiff Foundation, shares his remarkable journey from surviving a suicide bombing to finding purpose and inspiration in life. He discusses the importance of not worrying about things outside of our control and the power of embracing randomness. Omer also delves into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the need for peace, and the misconceptions perpetuated by the media. He highlights the role of technology, including AI, as a tool for personal growth and creativity. Join Omer as he explores the intersection of art, entrepreneurship, and mental health.