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The Creative Life Podcast : Creativity, Innovation and Inspiring Ideas | James Taylor

By James Taylor

In 'The Creative Life' podcast, James Taylor reveals all of his creativity and innovation strategies and techniques so you can unlock your creativity and live 'The Creative Life'. As a leading creativity coach James teaches and interviews creative leaders on subjects including; how creativity works, the creative process, what is creativity, how to generate ideas, creativity exercises, creativity research, creative block, creative personality types, theories of creativity, creative thinking, educational creativity, divergent thinking, organizational creativity, creative cultures, and innovation. His work builds on other leading creativity experts including Julia Cameron, Sir Ken Robinson, Michael J Gelb, Eric Maisel, Scott Barry Kaufman, Twyla Tharp, Richard Florida, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Steven Pressfield, Tina Seelig, Josh Linkner and many others. James Taylor shows us how we can all learn to be more creative.

  1. 1.
    CL147: A Crash Course in Publicity - Interview with Jill Lublin15 November 2017
    26:33
  2. 2.
    CL146: How To Create An Evergreen Virtual Summit - Interview with Ciprian Soleriu15 November 2017
    31:37
  3. 3.
    CL145: How To Start A Mastermind - Interview with Dane Sanders8 November 2017
    34:48
  4. 4.
    CL144: The Four Things Great Leaders Know And Do - Interview with Ron Carucci2 November 2017
    33:47
  5. 5.
    CL143: How To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone - Interview with Andy Molinsky25 October 2017
    36:04
  6. 6.
    CL142: How To Create A Great First Impression - Interview with Sylvie di Giusto24 October 2017
    36:24
  7. 7.
    CL141: How To Build A Speaking Business - Interview with Vinh Giang16 October 2017
    35:07
  8. 8.
    CL140: How A Writing Coach Will Help You Write Your First Book - Interview with Cathy Fyock11 October 2017
    32:25
  1. 9.
    CL139: How To Get More Leads And Clients - Interview with Ahmad Munawar9 October 2017
    26:20
  2. 10.
    CL138: How To Find Your Purpose In Life - Interview with Geeta Nadkarni4 October 2017
    42:09
  3. 11.
    CL137: Creating The Perfect Morning Routine - Interview with JB Glossinger3 October 2017
    30:42
  4. 12.
    CL136: Mastering The Craft Of Creativity - Interview with Bob Stromberg19 September 2017
    33:50
  5. 13.
    CL135: How To Be A Creative Entrepreneur - Talk With Michael Gebben15 September 2017
    57:50
  6. 14.
    CL134: Daniel DiPiazza On Fail-Proofing Your Ideas11 September 2017
    40:38
  7. 15.
    CL133: Jonathan Fields On Living The Good Life28 August 2017
    37:32
  8. 16.
    CL132: Anthony Iannarino On The Lost Art Of Closing23 August 2017
    30:00
  9. 17.
    CL131: Sean Brawley On Creative Blocks And The Inner Game16 August 2017
    36:18
  10. 18.
    CL130: John DeMato On Photographing Entrepreneurs And Thought Leaders9 August 2017
    33:09
  11. 19.
    CL129: Michael Bungay Stanier On The Coaching Habit2 August 2017
    45:31
  12. 20.
    CL128: In The Grey producer Jenna Mack on Long Form Video Content26 July 2017
    29:30
  13. 21.
    CL127: Jessica Hagy Of Indexed On Her Creative Process19 July 2017
    24:50
  14. 22.
    CL126: Andrea Merson On Putting A Structure Around Your Creativity12 July 2017
    34:32
  15. 23.
    CL125: Courtney Smith Kramer On Why You Get Your Best Ideas In The Shower5 July 2017
    38:17
  16. 24.
    CL124: Mike Brown Of Brainzooming On Creative Strategic Planning4 July 2017
    38:50
  17. 25.
    CL123: Brand Strategist Pia Silva On Branding For Creatives3 July 2017
    30:04
  18. 26.
    CL122: Mark Bowden On Body Language Techniques3 July 2017
    34:36
  19. 27.
    CL121: Anthony Meindl On Shutting Up Your Inner Critic21 June 2017
    42:46
  20. 28.
    CL120: Roger Dooley On Using Neuromarketing To Influence Others19 June 2017
    38:20
  21. 29.
    CL119: Blake Brandes On Speaking In Schools14 June 2017
    41:20
  22. 30.
    CL118: David Allen On The Art Of Getting Things Done12 June 2017
    31:55
  23. 31.
    CL117: Neil Mullarkey On Using Improv Workshops For Business Innovation7 June 2017
    41:23
  24. 32.
    CL116: Bernie DeKoven On Creativity And The Well-Played Game5 June 2017
    46:15
  25. 33.
    CL115: Innovation Insurgent Jorge Barba On Being A Creative Generalist31 May 2017
    39:43
  26. 34.
    CL114: David Meerman Scott On Using Newsjacking To Promote Your Creative Work29 May 2017
    31:05
  27. 35.
    CL113: Venture Capitalist Scott Hartley On Why Liberal Arts Will Rule The World24 May 2017
    36:05
  28. 36.
    CL112: Innovation keynote speaker Stephen Shapiro on innovation vs creativity22 May 2017
    33:43
  29. 37.
    CL111: Rutger Bregman on utopia and the power of ideas17 May 2017
    34:45
  30. 38.
    CL110: Radim Malinic on creating a brand book15 May 2017
    39:15
  31. 39.
    CL109: Business innovation and creative cities with Saul Kaplan10 May 2017
    35:50
  32. 40.
    CL108: Larry Robertson on creative entrepreneurship8 May 2017
    41:36
  33. 41.
    CL107: Dr KH Kim on America's Creativity Crisis3 May 2017
    41:04
  34. 42.
    CL106: Brian Meeks on mastering Amazon ads and self-publishing1 May 2017
    45:57
  35. 43.
    CL105: Bryan Mattimore on ideation sessions, brainstorming and innovation26 April 2017
    10:04
  36. 44.
    CL104: Art Markman on creative motivation and improvisation24 April 2017
    4:58
  37. 45.
    CL103: Tiisetso Maloma on The Anxious Entrepreneur19 April 2017
    10:05
  38. 46.
    CL102: Documentary filmmaker Shona Main on the ethics of filmmaking17 April 2017
    39:32
  39. 47.
    CL101: Environmental graphic designer Derek Friday on finding inspiration12 April 2017
    45:03
  40. 48.
    CL100: Michael Hendrix of IDEO on designing a creative culture11 April 2017
    40:36
  41. 49.
    CL099: How To Sell Your Art with Corwin Hiebert5 April 2017
    44:53
  42. 50.
    CL098: Discovering your creative personality type with David B. Goldstein3 April 2017
    38:12
  43. 51.
    Creativity - West vs East3 April 2017
    3:15
  44. 52.
    CL097: Designer Paul Jarvis on niching down and choosing your clients30 March 2017
    43:04
  45. 53.
    CL096: Sunni Brown on doodling, creative visualization and book proposals27 March 2017
    34:27
  46. 54.
    TCL058: The Creativity Blueprint24 March 2017
    2:30
  47. 55.
    TCL060: The Idle Creative24 March 2017
    3:44
  48. 56.
    TCL061: Marketing Automation for Creatives24 March 2017
    6:15
  49. 57.
    TCL062: Talent Is Only The Entrance Ticket24 March 2017
    3:35
  50. 58.
    TCL065: The Light Bulb Moment24 March 2017
    2:52
  51. 59.
    CL094: Honorée Corder on self-publishing your first book24 March 2017
    44:29
  52. 60.
    CL095: Alan Iny of BCG on the role of the creativity consultant24 March 2017
    35:21
  53. 61.
    TCL067 - Creativity and Taking Risks24 March 2017
    4:06
  54. 62.
    CL089: Creativity speaker Jason Kotecki on adultitis, literary agents and authenticity24 March 2017
    36:57
  55. 63.
    TCL066: Creativity and Coffee Shops20 March 2017
    4:14
  56. 64.
    CL093: Lou Aronica on how to write a book15 March 2017
    44:11
  57. 65.
    CL092: Creativity speaker and author Warren Berger on the value of questioning13 March 2017
    43:32
  58. 66.
    CL091: David Burkus on the myths of creativity8 March 2017
    36:19
  59. 67.
    CL090: Music lawyer Ryan Kairalla on poor man's copyright and 360 deals6 March 2017
    51:43
  60. 68.
    CL088: Srinivas Rao of Unmistakable Creative on systems versus goals27 February 2017
    44:30
  61. 69.
    TCL064: Creative Personality Types17 January 2017
    3:07
  62. 70.
    TCL063: The Uncreative Brain7 December 2016
    3:54
  63. 71.
    CL087: Patti Clarke on empty nest syndrome and finding your creative self7 December 2016
    45:57
  64. 72.
    CL086: Denise Jacobs on becoming a creativity speaker7 December 2016
    50:13
  65. 73.
    CL085: David Avrin on life as a professional public speaker30 November 2016
    48:05
  66. 74.
    CL084: Charles Burchell on creative movements30 November 2016
    46:48
  67. 75.
    CL083: Erik Wahl on creativity hacking and being a creativity speaker24 November 2016
    48:55
  68. 76.
    CL082: Andy McKee on guitar and creative retreats23 November 2016
    40:28
  69. 77.
    CL081: Stephen Christopher on the power of niching down10 October 2016
    45:42
  70. 78.
    CL080: Ulf Wakenius on his creative journey with Oscar Peterson10 October 2016
    26:28
  71. 79.
    CL079: Dale Callahan on finding your calling outside corporate America29 September 2016
    46:00
  72. 80.
    CL078: Richard Smith on following your creative dreams29 September 2016
    38:46
  73. 81.
    CL077: Cory Gregory & John Fosco on business and biceps21 September 2016
    46:30
  74. 82.
    CL076: Weston Sprott on designing your music practise routine20 September 2016
    51:36
  75. 83.
    TCL059: The Myth of the Creative Journey16 September 2016
    3:57
  76. 84.
    CL075: Yuri Cataldo on creative entrepreneurship and the starving artist14 September 2016
    49:47
  77. 85.
    CL074: Violinist Yi-Jia Susanne Hou on the value of creative commitment14 September 2016
    43:39
  78. 86.
    CL073: Mike Glauser on the rise of the Main Street Entrepreneur9 September 2016
    43:05
  79. 87.
    CL072: Thomas Lang on learning how to practise5 September 2016
    49:41
  80. 88.
    TCL057: Creative Personality: Nature or Nurture?2 September 2016
    3:17
  81. 89.
    CL071: Erin McKean on lexicography and how to give a TEDTalk31 August 2016
    46:24
  82. 90.
    CL070: Dr Mark Goulston on the creative leadership of Steve Jobs29 August 2016
    45:41
  83. 91.
    TCL056: Understanding Your Creative Clock26 August 2016
    4:00
  84. 92.
    CL069: Musician Andy Hall of The Infamous Stringdusters on life as a touring musician24 August 2016
    47:09
  85. 93.
    CL068: Laurence O'Bryan on how to write a fiction book22 August 2016
    39:39
  86. 94.
    TCL055: Creativity Hacking19 August 2016
    4:50
  87. 95.
    CL067: Creativity speaker Fredrik Haren on business creativity and being authentic17 August 2016
    51:34
  88. 96.
    CL066: Tony Grey on how to be a self-sufficient creative professional15 August 2016
    41:00
  89. 97.
    TCL054: Random Acts of Kindness12 August 2016
    4:43
  90. 98.
    CL065: Paul Sloane on lateral thinking puzzles10 August 2016
    29:54
  91. 99.
    CL064: Actress and author Isabelle Adriani on creative storytelling and fairy tales8 August 2016
    53:43
  92. 100.
    TCL053: Can I Be Your Creativity Coach?4 August 2016
    3:10
  93. 101.
    CL063: Melissa Ferrick on songwriting and building a fanbase3 August 2016
    48:17
  94. 102.
    CL062: Disability advocate Debra Ruh on brainstorming, innovation and speaking at the UN1 August 2016
    55:29
  95. 103.
    TCL052: Warren Buffett's Advice for Creatives29 July 2016
    4:38
  96. 104.
    CL061: The Dead 27s talk songwriting, making records and Pledgemusic27 July 2016
    35:48
  97. 105.
    CL060: Dr Noa Kageyama of The Bulletproof Musician on coping with stage fright25 July 2016
    35:18
  98. 106.
    TCL051: Creative Imposter Syndrome22 July 2016
    5:47
  99. 107.
    CL059: Dr Janice Presser on Teamability¬ģ and creative teamwork20 July 2016
    35:44
  100. 108.
    CL058: Creativity consultant Gregg Fraley on creative problem solving techniques17 July 2016
    34:34
  101. 109.
    TCL050: Brainwriting - Brainstorming Technique for Teams14 July 2016
    4:31
  102. 110.
    CL057: Valerie Day and John Smith of NU SHOOZ on why to show your work13 July 2016
    46:49
  103. 111.
    CL056: Creativity consultant Nick Skillicorn on innovation as a core value12 July 2016
    43:54
  104. 112.
    CL055: Mike Cykoski on writing electronic music11 July 2016
    24:28
  105. 113.
    CL054: Nathan Cole on creative leadership and classical music10 July 2016
    45:25
  106. 114.
    TCL049: Why You Should Take A Creative Retreat8 July 2016
    5:43
  107. 115.
    TCL046: A Guide For Setting SMART Goals6 July 2016
    8:55
  108. 116.
    CL053: Matt Gumley on acting, perseverance and writing your first songs6 July 2016
    27:28
  109. 117.
    CL052: Corrin Campbell on life as a rock musician in the US Army3 July 2016
    45:40
  110. 118.
    TCL048: Creativity Exercise: The 9 Points Problem1 July 2016
    4:02
  111. 119.
    CL051: Gary Catona on singing, voice building and the creative coach30 June 2016
    30:09
  112. 120.
    CL050: Cara Bradley on mindfulness, yoga and creative retreats29 June 2016
    36:02
  113. 121.
    CL049: Kira Small on writing for the row, morning pages and creative fears29 June 2016
    25:45
  114. 122.
    TCL047: The Best Creativity Books29 June 2016
    2:46
  115. 123.
    CL048: Emma Pask on how to take care of your voice and the creative mindset28 June 2016
    38:20
  116. 124.
    CL047: Guitarist Chantel McGregor on creative mindmapping, sponge days and Joe Bonamassa23 June 2016
    35:18
  117. 125.
    CL046: Cory Huff on how to sell your art online19 June 2016
    35:28
  118. 126.
    CL045: Rene Lopez on the importance of licensing your creative work16 June 2016
    32:34
  119. 127.
    CL044: Mark Kern on the creative process of video games creation and WOW14 June 2016
    35:26
  120. 128.
    CL043: Entrepreneur Aaron Walker on the value of Masterminds and giving12 June 2016
    24:17
  121. 129.
    TCL045: How To Achieve A Creative Flow State9 June 2016
    4:41
  122. 130.
    CL042: Latin music producer Tony Succar on leadership, work ethic and 360 filming9 June 2016
    38:00
  123. 131.
    TCL044: How To Make Creative Decisions8 June 2016
    4:49
  124. 132.
    CL041: Designer Marcel Wanders on creative chaos and complexity7 June 2016
    30:35
  125. 133.
    CL040: Communication stylist Nikki Elledge Brown on copywriting and perfectionism5 June 2016
    37:09
  126. 134.
    CL039: Blind guitarist Johnny Hiland on living a life without fear2 June 2016
    49:12
  127. 135.
    CL038: Writer Jennifer Louden on writing retreats, online courses and living your truest life1 June 2016
    30:46
  128. 136.
    CL037: Tanzeem Choudhury on creating new and novel tech for mental health1 June 2016
    40:31
  129. 137.
    CL036: Taylor Swift's performance coach Tom Jackson on creating a unique live shows1 June 2016
    44:58
  130. 138.
    CL035: Gary Hughes on creative photography, CreativeLive and headshots1 June 2016
    43:16
  131. 139.
    CL034: Olivia Tarplin on giving a TEDTalk and dealing with haters1 June 2016
    37:15
  132. 140.
    CL033: Corey Congilio on finding a great creative coach1 June 2016
    46:16
  133. 141.
    CL031: Jinsop Lee on design thinking, creative cultures, and reimagining the lightbulb1 June 2016
    35:28
  134. 142.
    CL030: Nik West on playing with Prince and finding your USP as a creative1 June 2016
    43:23
  135. 143.
    TCL041: The Three Brainstorming Techniques That Work1 June 2016
    3:52
  136. 144.
    TCL040.: Why Do We Get Our Best Ideas In The Shower?1 June 2016
    3:26
  137. 145.
    TCL043: How To Sell Your Art1 June 2016
    8:15
  138. 146.
    CL029: Jill Coleman on creative entrepreneurship, consistency and the JillFit brand1 June 2016
    37:47
  139. 147.
    TCL039: Caffeine and Creativity1 June 2016
    2:40
  140. 148.
    TCL038: The Creative Age1 June 2016
    5:24
  141. 149.
    CL027: Victor Wooten on creativity, purpose and creativity1 June 2016
    44:16
  142. 150.
    CL026: Joshua Walters on creativity, improv comedy, jazz and digital fasting1 June 2016
    49:03
  143. 151.
    CL025: Dave Pomeroy on Don Williams and the Nashville music scene1 June 2016
    38:06
  144. 152.
    CL021: Martin Taylor on being a creative musician1 June 2016
    49:41
  145. 153.
    TCL037: Creativity Training1 June 2016
    4:36
  146. 154.
    CL028: Film composer Pete Calandra on telling a story through music1 June 2016
    41:38
  147. 155.
    CL024: Nora Germain on jazz and writing your first book1 June 2016
    44:02
  148. 156.
    CL023: Julie Burstein on TED Talks, podcasts, storytelling and how creativity works30 May 2016
    47:29
  149. 157.
    CL022: Maya Azucena on advocating for art as power30 May 2016
    39:04
  150. 158.
    CL020: Jeffrey Shaw on creative warriors, coaching and millennials in the workplace30 May 2016
    46:17
  151. 159.
    TCL036: Creative Cross-Training30 May 2016
    5:23
  152. 160.
    CL019: Dennis DelGaudio on standing your ground as a creative30 May 2016
    34:12
  153. 161.
    CL018: Sandy Gennaro on preparation, tenacity and Cyndi Lauper30 May 2016
    57:02
  154. 162.
    CL017: Julie Flanders on creativity, leadership and creative habits30 May 2016
    43:44
  155. 163.
    CL016: Chris Guillebeau on writing, startups, book marketing and nonconformity.30 May 2016
    38:40
  156. 164.
    CL015: Drummer Gabor Dornyei on taking creative risks and learning your craft23 May 2016
    46:57
  157. 165.
    CL014: Writer SARK on how to be an artist and 'Succulent Wild Love'23 May 2016
    31:01
  158. 166.
    CL013: Amanda Palmer on motherhood, creative process and Patreon23 May 2016
    40:13
  159. 167.
    TCL035: The Five Senses Approach To Design Thinking23 May 2016
    4:57
  160. 168.
    CL011: James Schramko on leveraging your creativity23 May 2016
    34:06
  161. 169.
    CL004: Keren Elazari on Ted talks and creative hackers23 May 2016
    45:09
  162. 170.
    TCL010: Drugs and Creativity20 May 2016
    5:36
  163. 171.
    TCL009: Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull of Pixar20 May 2016
    9:44
  164. 172.
    TCL008: What Is Creativity?20 May 2016
    7:39
  165. 173.
    TCL007: What Is The Difference Between Innovation and Creativity20 May 2016
    10:28
  166. 174.
    TCL006: How To Give Feedback To Creative People20 May 2016
    6:44
  167. 175.
    TCL005: Why Creative Projects Fail20 May 2016
    5:59
  168. 176.
    TCL042: Are You Creative?19 May 2016
    5:50
  169. 177.
    TCL004: The Creative Myth18 May 2016
    4:17
  170. 178.
    CL032: Caroline Parker on signed singing and art as creative communication18 May 2016
    37:47
  171. 179.
    TCL033: Creating, Consuming, Communicating (pick two)18 May 2016
    5:16
  172. 180.
    CL012: Film composer Rolfe Kent on morning pages and the Zen Effect18 March 2016
    47:12
  173. 181.
    CL010: Tosha Silver on ego and creativity18 March 2016
    44:08
  174. 182.
    CL009: Michael Manring on why every performance is a failure18 March 2016
    36:14
  175. 183.
    CL008: Hugh MacLeod of GapingVoid on how to be creative18 March 2016
    45:17
  176. 184.
    TCL032: The Unconventional Creative9 March 2016
    5:57
  177. 185.
    CL007: Creativity Expert Austin Hill Shaw on getting unstuck2 March 2016
    44:27
  178. 186.
    CL006: Vita Chambers on life as an independent creative artist2 March 2016
    44:05
  179. 187.
    CL005: Chris Ducker on building your creative team and community1 March 2016
    39:25
  180. 188.
    TCL031: How To Measure Your Creative Success25 February 2016
    4:39
  181. 189.
    TCL030: Creative Excuses19 February 2016
    7:33
  182. 190.
    CL002: Jessica Lark on creative courage and boudoir photography19 February 2016
    49:34
  183. 191.
    CL003: Tommy Emmanuel on life on the road as a creative artist19 February 2016
    39:32
  184. 192.
    CL001: Rolf Potts on Creative Writing and Vagabonding19 February 2016
    50:42
  185. 193.
    TCL029: Goal Setting for Creatives11 February 2016
    4:19
  186. 194.
    TCL028: Creativity and Mindfulness5 February 2016
    5:48
  187. 195.
    TCL027: Time Management for Creatives7 January 2016
    4:39
  188. 196.
    TCL026: Creative Collaboration7 January 2016
    4:50
  189. 197.
    TCL025: Creative Genius7 January 2016
    6:54
  190. 198.
    TCL024: The Creative Personality13 November 2015
    12:14
  191. 199.
    TCL023: What To Do When Your Creative Projects Don't Work Out23 October 2015
    6:13
  192. 200.
    TCL022: Ideation - How To Come Up With New And Novel Ideas15 October 2015
    7:38

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