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Creative Breakthrough

By Shereen Kassam, Funny Brown Girl

Welcome to the Creative Breakthrough podcast where host Shereen Kassam, aka Funny Brown Girl, will help you answer your career questions by bringing you in-depth conversations with successful creative leaders of color, across TV, film, music, literature, and beyond. Guests will share inspiration and real-life strategies for turning creative passion projects into full-time careers.

  1. 1.
    Episode 40: How to Launch an Award-Winning Podcast with Ahmed Akbar, Part II11/21/2019
    20:54
  2. 2.
    Episode 39: How to Pitch Your Way to Success with Writer and Podcast Host Ahmed Akbar, Part I11/7/2019
    34:26
  3. 3.
    Episode 38: How Improv Can Help Creatives and Non-Creatives with Second City's Darryl Hinds10/24/2019
    44:30
  4. 4.
    Episode 37: How YouTube star Shereen Ladha Choreographs her Career Balancing Dance and Corporate10/10/2019
    55:38
  5. 5.
    Episode 36: How “See You Yesterday” film director Stefon Bristol developed a mentoring relationship with Spike Lee9/26/2019
    39:58
  6. 6.
    Episode 35: How Self-Love Sparks Creativity9/12/2019
    10:48
  7. 7.
    Episode 34: What No One Tells You About Being a Creative with Comedian Tissa Hami5/30/2019
    58:41
  8. 8.
    Episode 33: The Power of Self-Worth with Film and TV Screenwriter Felicia Pride5/23/2019
    46:13
  1. 9.
    Episode 32: What I learned performing in Kenya5/16/2019
    16:13
  2. 10.
    Episode 31: How to Excel in Your Career with the Producer of Girls Trip and Little, James Lopez4/18/2019
    45:04
  3. 11.
    Episode 30: When is it OK to Quit?4/11/2019
    25:15
  4. 12.
    Episode 29: How to Career Pivot with Chef, TV Personality, and App developer Aliya LeeKong4/4/2019
    33:50
  5. 13.
    Episode 28: How to Overcome Creative Anxiety3/28/2019
    15:56
  6. 14.
    Episode 27: Brown Nation’s Abi Varghese – How to Pitch to Netflix3/21/2019
    35:46
  7. 15.
    Episode 26: How to Promote Yourself3/14/2019
    37:00
  8. 16.
    Episode 25 Chaunte Wayans: How to Turn Pain into Laughter3/7/2019
    33:15
  9. 17.
    Episode 24: What Happens When You're Not Grateful2/28/2019
    20:05
  10. 18.
    Episode 23: How to Become a Full-Time Creative Entrepreneur with JG Ayodele of Thandos Shoes2/21/2019
    34:34
  11. 19.
    Episode 22: How to Soar with Shereen Kassam2/14/2019
    24:08
  12. 20.
    Episode 21: Drummer Sarah Thawer – How to be a Social Influencer2/7/2019
    28:05
  13. 21.
    Episode 20: How to Overcome Fear1/31/2019
    17:40
  14. 22.
    Episode 19: Filmmaker Ed Love – Dream Big1/24/2019
    39:51
  15. 23.
    Episode 18: How to Publish Your Story with NYT Bestselling Author Jasmin Darznik1/17/2019
    37:24
  16. 24.
    BONUS EPISODE Jasmin Darznik on her NYT bestselling novels1/14/2019
    40:31
  17. 25.
    Episode 16: NYT Bestselling Author Jasmin Darznik: Tell Your Story1/10/2019
    34:57
  18. 26.
    Episode 15: Goal Setting to Win1/3/2019
    15:25
  19. 27.
    Episode 14: The Best of 201812/27/2018
    29:52
  20. 28.
    Episode 13: Creativity with Shereen Kassam and Nike's Precious Hannah12/20/2018
    13:35
  21. 29.
    Episode 12: Jordan Footwear Designer Precious Hannah – Build Your Network12/13/2018
    39:09
  22. 30.
    Episode 11: Time Management12/6/2018
    15:28
  23. 31.
    Episode 10: Award-Winning Vocalist Laurin Talese: Embrace Yourself & Be Unstoppable11/29/2018
    41:24
  24. 32.
    Episode 09: The Secrets to Work Life Balance11/21/2018
    19:44
  25. 33.
    Episode 08: Outsourced's Rizwan Manji - Persistence Pays Off11/15/2018
    36:31
  26. 34.
    Episode 07: The Power of Yes11/8/2018
    11:19
  27. 35.
    Episode 06: Radio Personality Laura Diaz - Hustlers and Haters11/1/2018
    33:09
  28. 36.
    Episode 05: Find Your Passion10/25/2018
    22:14
  29. 37.
    Episode 04: Comedian Maz Jobrani – Follow Your Dreams10/18/2018
    48:32
  30. 38.
    Episode 03: You are Enough10/11/2018
    14:33
  31. 39.
    Episode 02: Queen Sugar’s Tina Mabry - It Only Takes One Yes10/11/2018
    1:03:42
  32. 40.
    Episode 01: Meet Shereen Kassam aka FunnyBrownGirl10/11/2018
    12:07
  33. 41.
    Introducing Creative Breakthrough with Shereen Kassam9/23/2018
    2:40

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