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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.
    Spotify Called Me!01/14/2021
    37:31
  2. 2.
    Plan for Success in 2021 with Jaime Callica12/31/2020
    1:04:12
  3. 3.
    Side Hustles: Advice from a Serial Side Hustler12/17/2020
    27:49
  4. 4.
    How to Move with Purpose: Storyteller Nia Malika Dixon12/03/2020
    36:35
  5. 5.
    Side Hustlers: How to Maximize Your Profits11/19/2020
    40:21
  6. 6.
    Told to Apologize for Being Muslim 11/05/2020
    24:35
  7. 7.
    How to Start a Successful Side Hustle in 3 Steps 10/22/2020
    35:55
  8. 8.
    Bob Sumner: How to Be a Star10/07/2020
    33:27
  1. 9.
    Bob Sumner: Creating Def Comedy Jam and Advice to Excel in Your Creative Journey09/24/2020
    50:51
  2. 10.
    Episode 55: Welcome to Season 3! Future guests, life updates, and more!09/10/2020
    16:28
  3. 11.
    How to Start a Successful Side Hustle; Hiatus until September 10th06/04/2020
    27:05
  4. 12.
    Director Tina Mabry: How to Positively Handle Rejection05/21/2020
    49:05
  5. 13.
    Writer/Director Felicia Pride: How to Create a Positive Mindset and Apply to Writing Competitions05/07/2020
    34:48
  6. 14.
    How to Deal with Being Laid Off Due to COVID-1904/23/2020
    39:47
  7. 15.
    Comedian Damon Williams: How to Adapt and Adjust to Changing Times (COVID-19)04/09/2020
    1:03:53
  8. 16.
    Jeff Friday: How to Develop a Mission and Create a Multifaceted Company - American Black Film Ventures03/26/2020
    50:18
  9. 17.
    What I Learned at Playlist Live – a Conference for Content Creators03/12/2020
    30:40
  10. 18.
    Writer Maaza Mengiste: How to Tell Your Story Your Way (Part II of II)02/27/2020
    40:45
  11. 19.
    Writer Maaza Mengiste: How Corporate America Prepares You For a Creative Journey (Part I of II)02/13/2020
    35:14
  12. 20.
    YouTube Personality JP Lambiase: How to Grow Your Brand and Your Channel on YouTube01/30/2020
    42:43
  13. 21.
    Screenwriter Jason Gregory: How an MFA Helps You Pivot Your Creative Career01/16/2020
    35:50
  14. 22.
    Screenwriter Jason Gregory: How to Make A Career Switch and Write and Film Your First TV Pilot, Waking Up White01/02/2020
    39:57
  15. 23.
    How to Deal with Wins and Losses in Your Creative Journey12/19/2019
    10:30
  16. 24.
    How Stand-Up Comedy Saved Me12/05/2019
    11:56
  17. 25.
    Ahmed Akbar: How to Launch an Award-Winning Podcast (Part II of II)11/21/2019
    20:54
  18. 26.
    Ahmed Akbar: How to Develop a Successful Pitch and Create Your Dream Job (Part I of II)11/07/2019
    34:26
  19. 27.
    Second City's Darryl Hinds: How Improv Can Help Creatives and Non-Creatives in Creatives Spaces and in Business10/24/2019
    44:30
  20. 28.
    YouTube star Shereen Ladha: How to Choreograph Your Career and Balance Your Creative and Your Corporate Life10/10/2019
    55:38
  21. 29.
    Film Director Stefon Bristol: How to Create a Film Career and Find Mentors like Spike Lee09/26/2019
    39:58
  22. 30.
    How Self-Love Sparks Creativity09/12/2019
    10:48
  23. 31.
    Comedian Tissa Hami: What No One Tells You About Being a Creative05/30/2019
    58:41
  24. 32.
    Writer/Director Felicia Pride: How to Incorporate Self-Love in Your Creative Process to Create a Positive Mindset05/23/2019
    46:13
  25. 33.
    What I learned performing in Kenya05/16/2019
    16:13
  26. 34.
    Producer James Lopez: How to Excel in Your Career04/18/2019
    45:04
  27. 35.
    When is it OK to Quit?04/11/2019
    25:15
  28. 36.
    Chef Aliya LeeKing: How to Pivot from Corporate to Creative and Create a New Career04/04/2019
    33:50
  29. 37.
    How to Overcome Creative Anxiety03/28/2019
    15:56
  30. 38.
    Film Director Abi Varghese: How to Turn Your Passion Project in to a Netflix Series03/21/2019
    35:46
  31. 39.
    How to Promote Yourself03/14/2019
    37:00
  32. 40.
    Comedian Chaunte Wayans: How to Use Creativity to Overcome Pain03/07/2019
    33:15
  33. 41.
    The Importance of Being Grateful02/28/2019
    20:05
  34. 42.
    JG Ayodele: How to be a Creative Entrepreneur02/21/2019
    34:34
  35. 43.
    How to Soar in Your Creative Journey02/14/2019
    24:08
  36. 44.
    Drummer Sarah Thawer – How to Utilize Social Media and Get Sponsorships02/07/2019
    28:05
  37. 45.
    How to Overcome Fear in Your Creative Journey01/31/2019
    17:40
  38. 46.
    Filmmaker Ed Love – How Dreaming Big Motivates You To Live Your Best Life01/24/2019
    39:51
  39. 47.
    Author Jasmin Darznik: How to Share Your Story With the World01/17/2019
    37:24
  40. 48.
    BONUS EPISODE Jasmin Darznik on her NYT bestselling novels01/14/2019
    40:31
  41. 49.
    Author Jasmin Darznik: How to Overcome Fear and Tell Your Story01/10/2019
    34:57
  42. 50.
    How to Set Goals to be Successful and Win01/03/2019
    15:25
  43. 51.
    The Best of 2018 - Compilation of Advice from Creatives12/27/2018
    29:52
  44. 52.
    Nike's Precious Hannah: How to Translate Inspiration into Creativity12/20/2018
    13:35
  45. 53.
    Shoe Designer Precious Hannah: How to Build a Network to Land Your Dream Job12/13/2018
    39:09
  46. 54.
    How to Manage Your Time to be Successful in Your Creative Journey12/06/2018
    15:28
  47. 55.
    Vocalist Laurin Talese: How to Be Unstoppable and be Noticed for Your Talents11/29/2018
    41:24
  48. 56.
    How to Balance Your Creative Passion with Your Career11/21/2018
    19:44
  49. 57.
    Actor Rizwan Manji - How to Be Successful in Hollywood11/15/2018
    36:31
  50. 58.
    How The Power of Yes Will Open Doors in Your Creative Journey11/08/2018
    11:19
  51. 59.
    Radio Host Lady Laura Diaz: How to Be Seen and Heard11/01/2018
    33:09
  52. 60.
    How to Find Your Creative Passion10/25/2018
    22:14
  53. 61.
    Comedian Maz Jobrani: How to Take Charge of Your Dreams10/18/2018
    48:32
  54. 62.
    How to Create a Positive Mindset and Believe You Are Enough10/11/2018
    14:33
  55. 63.
    Film Director Tina Mabry: How to Turn Rejection Into Success10/11/2018
    1:03:42
  56. 64.
    Meet Shereen Kassam aka FunnyBrownGirl10/11/2018
    12:07
  57. 65.
    Introducing Creative Breakthrough with Shereen Kassam09/23/2018
    2:40

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