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The Unmistakable Creative Podcast

By Srinivas Rao

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.

  1. 1.
    Tal Ben Shahaar | The Science of Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment12/02/2020
    1:06:21
  2. 2.
    Daniel Lieberman | How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity―and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race11/30/2020
    59:28
  3. 3.
    Listener Favorites: Tom Bilyeu | Transforming Human Behavior Through Nutrition11/27/2020
    46:16
  4. 4.
    Seth Godin | The Emotional Journey of Shipping Creative Work 11/25/2020
    41:59
  5. 5.
    Todd Henry | The Hidden Forces that Drive Your Best Work 11/23/2020
    47:31
  6. 6.
    Listener Favorites: Grant Sabatier | Money is Only Important if You Know Why You Want It 11/20/2020
    54:09
  7. 7.
    Hitendra Wadhwa | How to Use Ancient Indian Wisdom to Maximize Positive Impact in Modern Times11/18/2020
    1:07:38
  8. 8.
    Bret Lockett | How to Play The Game of Life at The Highest Level with an Ex-NFL Player11/16/2020
    1:02:11
  1. 9.
    Listener Favorites: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi | The Universal Laws of Success 11/13/2020
    1:07:54
  2. 10.
    Sunny Vanderbeck | An Ex-Army Ranger's Advice on Personal and Professional Success11/11/2020
    56:30
  3. 11.
    Jeff Harry | The Power of Play to Bring More Joy to Your Life11/09/2020
    51:48
  4. 12.
    Listener Favorites: Jordan Harbinger | Exploring Social Dynamics11/06/2020
    49:53
  5. 13.
    Laura Robbins | An Exploration of Identity, Racism, and Bigotry11/04/2020
    47:11
  6. 14.
    Steven Goldstein | How the Most Powerful People from Washington to Wall Street to Hollywood Make Us Like Them 11/02/2020
    1:19:16
  7. 15.
    Listener Favorites: Katie Patrick | How to Save the World - A Research Backed Approach10/30/2020
    56:33
  8. 16.
    Sean Giovanni | The Difference Between Being an Influencer and Creating Influential Art10/28/2020
    49:56
  9. 17.
    Dr. Dain Heer | Using The Power of Consciousness to Transform Your Reality10/26/2020
    47:35
  10. 18.
    Listener Favorites: Jay Baer | Spreading Your Message and Mission through Word of Mouth 10/23/2020
    47:55
  11. 19.
    Kermit Jones | The Role of Race in How Our Lives Turn Out10/21/2020
    42:32
  12. 20.
    Joe Jackman | The 5 Principles of Organizational and Individual Reinvention10/19/2020
    1:15:40
  13. 21.
    Listener Favorites: Ryan Holiday | Why Stillness is the Key to a More Rewarding Life10/16/2020
    1:10:48
  14. 22.
    Sarah Rose Cavanagh | The New Science of Tribalism in Our Divided World10/14/2020
    53:05
  15. 23.
    Rhiannon Rees | From Awareness to Extraordinary Accomplishment10/12/2020
    46:08
  16. 24.
    Listener Favorites: Nolan Bushnell | The Creation of Atari and Finding The Next Steve Jobs 10/09/2020
    59:14
  17. 25.
    Rod Cate | Living an Amazing Life Regardless of Your Circumstances10/07/2020
    53:53
  18. 26.
    Shane Robitaille | The Power of Hope in the Face of Adversity10/05/2020
    1:07:55
  19. 27.
    Listener Favorites: Jeff Warren | Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics10/02/2020
    45:06
  20. 28.
    Veronica Kaulinis | The Four Agreements of Vulnerability09/30/2020
    50:09
  21. 29.
    Greg McKeown | Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less09/28/2020
    1:07:37
  22. 30.
    Listener Favorites: Dan Ariely | Overcoming Learned Helplessness and Understanding Irrational Behavior 09/25/2020
    58:35
  23. 31.
    Alex Jamieson & Bob Gower | How to Have Game Changing Conversations That Will Transform Your Life and Business09/23/2020
    58:39
  24. 32.
    B. Jeffrey Madoff | Making a Living with Your Ideas09/21/2020
    47:00
  25. 33.
    Listener Favorites: Cal Newport | Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World09/18/2020
    56:03
  26. 34.
    Patrick Solomon | LSD, Joseph Campbell and Creativity09/16/2020
    45:28
  27. 35.
    Gillian Sandstrom | The Psychology of Talking to Strangers09/14/2020
    58:14
  28. 36.
    Listener Favorites: Kate Swoboda | The Courage Habit09/11/2020
    53:44
  29. 37.
    Dr. Uma Naidoo | This is your Brain on Food09/09/2020
    1:02:01
  30. 38.
    Michael Brody-Waite | Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts09/07/2020
    46:23
  31. 39.
    What it Means to Be Black in America09/04/2020
    8:19
  32. 40.
    Michelle Poler | Learning to Embrace, Live and Negotiate with Fear09/02/2020
    1:01:52
  33. 41.
    Meta Wagner | Harness the Power of Your Artistic Personality08/31/2020
    1:03:47
  34. 42.
    Listener Favorites: Cal Fussman | The Art of Emotionally Resonant Storytelling08/28/2020
    1:25:19
  35. 43.
    Kristin Neff | Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself08/26/2020
    52:14
  36. 44.
    Buzzy Cohen | The Learning Strategies of a Jeopardy Champion08/24/2020
    49:44
  37. 45.
    Srini Rao | Behind The Scenes of Indian Matchmaking08/21/2020
    1:00:40
  38. 46.
    Sandy Greenberg | How Friendship and Love Can Lead to An Extraordinary Vision for Life08/19/2020
    1:00:58
  39. 47.
    Joze Piranian | Turning Your Greatest Insecurity into Your Greatest Asset 08/17/2020
    54:26
  40. 48.
    Listener Favorites: Alex Jamieson and Bob Gower | Getting to Hell Yes08/14/2020
    54:22
  41. 49.
    Why You Should Start a 100 Day Project08/13/2020
    23:04
  42. 50.
    Patricia Zo | How to Stop Playing it Safe 08/12/2020
    1:07:34
  43. 51.
    William Deresiewicz | The Death of the Artist in the Age of Permission-less Leverage08/10/2020
    1:05:41
  44. 52.
    Listener Favorites: Simon Sinek | Finding Your Why08/07/2020
    57:51
  45. 53.
    Michael Neill | Accomplish an Impossible Goal in 90 Days08/05/2020
    57:02
  46. 54.
    Rana el Kaliouby | A Scientist's Quest to Bring Emotional Intelligence to Technology08/03/2020
    52:48
  47. 55.
    36 Questions and The Mystery of Love07/31/2020
    29:52
  48. 56.
    Listener Favorites: Greg Hartle | How to Live Well and Die Well With Greg Hartle Pt. 207/29/2020
    1:30:27
  49. 57.
    Minnie Ingersoll | The Psychology and Personality Traits of Successful Founders 07/27/2020
    56:12
  50. 58.
    Listener Favorites: Greg Hartle | How to Live Well and Die Well Pt. 107/24/2020
    1:20:55
  51. 59.
    David Mauro | How Hitting Rock Bottom Can Lead You to the Highest Place on Earth07/22/2020
    46:40
  52. 60.
    Dr. Benjamin Hardy | Why Personality Isn't Permanent07/20/2020
    1:24:05
  53. 61.
    Listener Favorites: Sally Hogshead | Creating Work That's Impossible to Resist 07/17/2020
    44:04
  54. 62.
    Mark Wolynn | How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle07/15/2020
    1:06:28
  55. 63.
    Sarah Vandella | Demystifying and De-stigmatizing the Adult Film Industry07/13/2020
    58:32
  56. 64.
    Listener Favorites | Anders Ericsson: Mastering Your Craft Through Deliberate Practice 07/10/2020
    50:14
  57. 65.
    Jesse Schell | The Cultural Impact of Virtual Reality 07/08/2020
    52:47
  58. 66.
    Kevin Hancock | Leading When Your Voice Isn't Being Heard07/06/2020
    51:54
  59. 67.
    Listener Favorites: Nick Notas | The Foundation of Meaningful Connections07/03/2020
    57:37
  60. 68.
    Rachel Friedman | Creativity, Potential, and The Imperfect Art of Adulthood07/01/2020
    53:35
  61. 69.
    John Perkins | Transforming Perceptions Through a Revolution in Consciousness 06/29/2020
    58:04
  62. 70.
    Listener Favorites: Dani Shapiro | The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life06/26/2020
    52:50
  63. 71.
    Amy Smith | How to Stand Up For Yourself Without Being an A-Hole06/24/2020
    58:18
  64. 72.
    Tobi Fairley | The Power of Making of Intentional Choices to Design Your Life 06/22/2020
    50:46
  65. 73.
    Listener Favorites: David Speed | Preserving History and Humanity with Graffiti 06/19/2020
    56:42
  66. 74.
    Meredith Fineman | The Art of Fearless Self-Promotion 06/17/2020
    54:00
  67. 75.
    Sarah Sarkis | Managing Your Mental Health in the Midst of a Pandemic06/15/2020
    54:06
  68. 76.
    BLM: TK Coleman | Living a Life of Hope, Faith and Love 06/11/2020
    48:44
  69. 77.
    BLM: Gahmya Drummond-Bey | Redesigning The Future of Education 06/10/2020
    52:38
  70. 78.
    BLM: Desiree Adaway | Exploring the Intersections of Race, Culture and Class 06/09/2020
    56:01
  71. 79.
    BLM: Shawn Dove | Giving a Voice to Those Who've Been Marginalized06/08/2020
    57:22
  72. 80.
    Listener Favorites: Kamal Ravikant | The Profound Power of Personal Commitment06/05/2020
    54:23
  73. 81.
    Molly Fletcher | The Power of Audacity 06/03/2020
    1:00:44
  74. 82.
    Andrew Horn | Conscious Emotional Mastery06/01/2020
    55:50
  75. 83.
    Listener Favorites | Ryder Carroll: Track Your Past, Order Your Present, and Plan Your Future 05/29/2020
    57:06
  76. 84.
    Josh Linkner | Leveraging Entrepreneurship to Design the Future We Want 05/25/2020
    47:18
  77. 85.
    Listener Favorites: Paul Jarvis | The Power of Wanting Less and Staying Small05/22/2020
    53:32
  78. 86.
    Patrick McGinnis | Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice05/20/2020
    48:55
  79. 87.
    Jennifer Louden | Why Bother and Figuring Out What's Next05/18/2020
    54:23
  80. 88.
    Listener Favorites: Srini Pillay | The Power of the Unfocused Mind05/15/2020
    51:25
  81. 89.
    Jim Kwik | Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life05/13/2020
    1:20:32
  82. 90.
    Nora Herting | The Power of Visual Thinking to Understand Ideas05/11/2020
    45:17
  83. 91.
    Listener Favorites: Aerosyn Lex | Finding Your Creative Identity 05/08/2020
    1:03:22
  84. 92.
    Gareth Pronovost | How to Turn a Little Bet into Big Success - Part 205/06/2020
    46:19
  85. 93.
    Gareth Pronovost | How to Turn a Little Bet into Big Success - Part 105/04/2020
    38:46
  86. 94.
    Listener Favorites: Steven Kotler | The Neuroscience of Flow 05/01/2020
    46:42
  87. 95.
    Steve Lieberman | Navigating an Undefined Creative Path04/29/2020
    46:23
  88. 96.
    Laura Huang | Turning Adversity into Advantage 04/27/2020
    1:07:55
  89. 97.
    Listener Favorites: Laura Belgray | Finding Your Calling by Breaking All the Rules04/24/2020
    59:01
  90. 98.
    Laleh Hancock | Transforming Problems into Possibilities04/22/2020
    53:04
  91. 99.
    Ramit Sethi | The Pyschology of Money: How to Design a Rich Life04/20/2020
    1:11:13
  92. 100.
    Listener Favorites: Dandapani: The Spiritual Path an Ex-Monk 04/17/2020
    54:45
  93. 101.
    Lydia Denworth: The Science and Psychology of Friendship04/15/2020
    1:25:18
  94. 102.
    Karen Rinaldi: It's Great To Suck at Something04/13/2020
    1:04:47
  95. 103.
    How to Stress Less and Accomplish More with Emily Fletcher04/10/2020
    51:24
  96. 104.
    Ryan Holiday: Why Stillness is the Key to a More Rewarding Life04/09/2020
    1:10:44
  97. 105.
    Yancey Strickler: Building a More Generous World04/08/2020
    1:00:46
  98. 106.
    Elle Luna: Journey to the Crossroads of Should and Must04/07/2020
    54:20
  99. 107.
    Scott Young: How to Master Hard Skills and Learn Anything04/06/2020
    1:02:21
  100. 108.
    Listener Favorite: Kevin Honeycutt: Turning Pain into a Movement04/03/2020
    46:14
  101. 109.
    Ozan Varol: Think Like a Rocket Scientist 04/01/2020
    1:02:29
  102. 110.
    Scott Miller: Become The Leader You Would Follow03/30/2020
    1:00:30
  103. 111.
    What a Global Crisis is Teaching Us About Social Connection03/27/2020
    15:34
  104. 112.
    Shelley Paxton: Become The Chief Soul Officer of Your Life03/24/2020
    55:18
  105. 113.
    Miki Agrawal: A Permission Slip to Become The Most Authentic Version of Herself03/23/2020
    1:07:53
  106. 114.
    Creativity and Community in the Midst of The Corona Virus03/20/2020
    36:38
  107. 115.
    CrisMarie Campbell: The Beauty of Conflict and Difficult Conversation 03/18/2020
    51:07
  108. 116.
    Kara Loewentheil: How to Redesign Your Mind03/16/2020
    52:56
  109. 117.
    Listener Favorites: Tiago Forte: Building a Second Brain03/13/2020
    49:08
  110. 118.
    Heather Chauvin: Decoding the Language of Human Behavior and Confronting Motality03/11/2020
    54:08
  111. 119.
    Frank Stephenson: The Man Who Designs the Most Expensive Cars in The World03/09/2020
    58:00
  112. 120.
    Listener Favorites: Jeff Leisawitz: A No BS Approach to Creative Careers03/06/2020
    49:29
  113. 121.
    Stephen Martin: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't, and Why03/04/2020
    1:03:01
  114. 122.
    Douglas Vigliotti: How Our Cognitive Biases Impact Our Lives 03/02/2020
    58:18
  115. 123.
    Listener Favorites: Bob Goff: The Art of Living a Noteworthy Life 02/28/2020
    1:01:13
  116. 124.
    Margot Leitman: How to Tell an Interesting Story02/26/2020
    58:54
  117. 125.
    Kelly McGonigal: How Physical Activity Contributes to Human Happiness02/24/2020
    1:06:50
  118. 126.
    Listener Favorites: Seth Godin: What to do When It's Your Turn02/21/2020
    44:39
  119. 127.
    Pamela Barnum: What We Can Learn About Deception from an Undercover Drug Enforcement Officer02/19/2020
    57:29
  120. 128.
    Jonathan Levi: Read Faster. Remember More. Become a Super Learner02/17/2020
    59:07
  121. 129.
    Listener Favorites: Navigating Life, Love and Fiction in New York City with Jennifer Miller02/14/2020
    49:31
  122. 130.
    Yanik Silver: The Value of Creative Self Expression02/12/2020
    45:31
  123. 131.
    Alastair Humphreys: How to Live an Adventurous Life Regardless of Age, Income, or Location02/10/2020
    51:34
  124. 132.
    Listener Favorites: Jim Bunch: Designing Your Environment for Optimal Performance and Creativity02/07/2020
    1:08:56
  125. 133.
    Jillian Richardson: Why We're Lonely and What We Can do About It02/05/2020
    52:09
  126. 134.
    Sarah Hurwitz: What Causes Us to Turn to God in Our Search for Meaning 02/03/2020
    57:39
  127. 135.
    Listener Favorites: Brian Koehn: Becoming a Newer Version of Yourself - Part 201/31/2020
    39:00
  128. 136.
    Oleg Lougheed: Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds01/29/2020
    53:08
  129. 137.
    Yancey Strickler: Building a More Generous World01/27/2020
    1:01:47
  130. 138.
    Listener Favorites: Brian Koehn: Becoming a Newer Version of Yourself - Part 101/24/2020
    48:51
  131. 139.
    Oscar Trimboli: The Art of Deep Listening – Part 201/22/2020
    40:16
  132. 140.
    Oscar Trimboli: The Art of Deep Listening - Part 101/20/2020
    54:44
  133. 141.
    Listener Favorites: Tamsen Webster: Telling Powerful Stories in a Short Amount of Time01/17/2020
    52:06
  134. 142.
    Sarah Sarkis: How to Change Your Life Without Losing Your Mind01/15/2020
    58:46
  135. 143.
    Kamal Ravikant: Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It01/13/2020
    51:25
  136. 144.
    Listener Favorites: Lee Zlotoff: The Making of MacGyver01/10/2020
    58:14
  137. 145.
    Tara Swart: The Neuroscience of Manifesting Your Goals - Part 201/08/2020
    1:03:54
  138. 146.
    Tara Swart: The Neuroscience of Manifesting Your Goals - Part 101/06/2020
    56:26
  139. 147.
    Listener Favorites: Danielle Laporte: Love as Your Bottom Line01/03/2020
    53:05
  140. 148.
    An Unmistakable Look Back at 201912/31/2019
    24:09
  141. 149.
    Best of 2019: Katie Patrick: How to Save the World - A Research Backed Approach12/27/2019
    56:28
  142. 150.
    Best of 2019: David Frangioni: How to Build a Creative Career that Stands the Test of Time12/25/2019
    1:27:57
  143. 151.
    Best of 2019: David Epstein: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World12/23/2019
    1:01:41
  144. 152.
    Best of 2019: Shawn Dove: Giving a Voice to Those Who've Been Marginalized12/20/2019
    56:50
  145. 153.
    Best of 2019: Jennifer Taitz: The Science of Being Single and Happy12/18/2019
    1:00:32
  146. 154.
    Best of 2019: Daniel Levin: The Man Who Walked Away From a Fortune 12/16/2019
    53:38
  147. 155.
    Best of 2019: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi: The Universal Laws of Success12/12/2019
    1:07:51
  148. 156.
    Best of 2019: Ryder Caroll: Track Your Past, Order Your Present, and Plan Your Future12/09/2019
    57:09
  149. 157.
    Conducting an Annual Review and the Listener Tribe12/06/2019
    23:55
  150. 158.
    Best of 2019: Rich Kalgaard: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement12/04/2019
    1:06:12
  151. 159.
    Best of 2019: Scott Galloway: The Algebra of Happiness and a Dose of Reality12/02/2019
    55:17
  152. 160.
    Best of: Jeff Spencer: Eight Foundations of Peak Performance11/29/2019
    46:18
  153. 161.
    Josh Spodek: A Proven Method to Bring Your Passions to Life11/27/2019
    49:46
  154. 162.
    Alberto Savoia: Why So Many Ideas Fail and How to Make Sure Yours Succeeds11/25/2019
    1:01:03
  155. 163.
    Best of: Karan Bajaj: An Adventure Through The Hidden Parts of India11/22/2019
    43:01
  156. 164.
    Heidi Luerra: Fundamentals of Creative Entrepreneurship11/20/2019
    51:15
  157. 165.
    Ellen Winner: The Psychology of Creativity11/18/2019
    54:37
  158. 166.
    Best of: Amy Blankson: The Future of Happiness11/15/2019
    52:49
  159. 167.
    Donald Rattner: The Psychology of Designing Spaces for Creativity11/13/2019
    49:03
  160. 168.
    Alec Torelli: How to Develop a Tolerance for Risk11/11/2019
    55:38
  161. 169.
    Best of: Will Storr: Why We’ve Become So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us11/08/2019
    1:02:14
  162. 170.
    Brant Pinvidic: Say Less to get More from Any Pitch or Presentation11/06/2019
    57:01
  163. 171.
    Alecia Lawyer: The Importance of Taking an Entrepreneurial Approach to Your Art11/04/2019
    48:17
  164. 172.
    Behind the Scenes11/01/2019
    32:39
  165. 173.
    Allison Schrager: An Economist’s Guide to The Psychology of Risk10/30/2019
    47:42
  166. 174.
    Ryan Holiday: Why Stillness is the Key to a More Rewarding Life10/28/2019
    1:10:15
  167. 175.
    The Life Changing Magic of Meeting in Person10/25/2019
    9:31
  168. 176.
    The Architects of Reality: Srini Rao10/20/2019
    1:34:36
  169. 177.
    The Architects of Reality: Philip McKernan10/19/2019
    54:35
  170. 178.
    The Architects of Reality: Brian Koehn – Part 210/18/2019
    39:23
  171. 179.
    The Architects of Reality: Brian Koehn – Part 110/17/2019
    49:18
  172. 180.
    The Architects of Reality: Nick Notas10/16/2019
    58:19
  173. 181.
    The Architects of Reality: Daniel Levin10/15/2019
    54:19
  174. 182.
    The Architects of Reality: Srini Pillay10/14/2019
    52:53
  175. 183.
    The Architects of Reality: Sasha Heinz10/11/2019
    1:00:43
  176. 184.
    The Architects of Reality: Ishita Gupta – Part 210/10/2019
    48:47
  177. 185.
    The Architects of Reality: Ishita Gupta – Part 110/09/2019
    52:56
  178. 186.
    The Architects of Reality: Sarah Peck10/08/2019
    1:00:52
  179. 187.
    Best of: Ben Weston: Dancing Your Way to Self-Confidence10/04/2019
    45:57
  180. 188.
    Julie Duffy: Your Story Needs to Be Heard09/30/2019
    50:43
  181. 189.
    Best of: Michael Gervais: Human Performance in High Stakes Situations09/27/2019
    49:59
  182. 190.
    Andy Pizza: How to Make a Living from Your Creativity09/25/2019
    1:02:25
  183. 191.
    Charlie Gilkey: How to Go from Idea to Done09/23/2019
    1:31:01
  184. 192.
    Best of: Jia Jiang: Lessons Learned from 100 Days of Rejection09/20/2019
    42:35
  185. 193.
    Chase Jarvis: Claiming The Birthright of Your Creativity09/18/2019
    1:14:35
  186. 194.
    Nir Eyal: Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life09/16/2019
    59:51
  187. 195.
    Best of: Michael Ellsberg: Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever09/13/2019
    55:56
  188. 196.
    Natasha Scripture: An Exploration of Surrender, Culture and Love09/11/2019
    59:58
  189. 197.
    Dave Kenney: Rewiring Your Brain for Optimal Performance09/09/2019
    56:55
  190. 198.
    David Frangioni: How to Build a Creative Career that Stands the Test of Time09/04/2019
    1:27:57
  191. 199.
    David Allen: The Art of Stress Free Productivity09/02/2019
    50:32
  192. 200.
    Best of: Chris Guillebeau: Finding What You Were Born to Do08/30/2019
    52:36

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