How Brilliant Minds Make Creativity Seem Effortless [Unthinkable Podcast]

How Brilliant Minds Make Creativity Seem Effortless [Unthinkable Podcast]

by Jay Acunzo on Jul 28, 2017 in Marketing Strategy

We use our intuition every single day to make decisions. So why does it still feel like a leap to trust it when it comes to the more meaningful stuff in our work? The answer is more complicated than you think. But your response can be a lot simpler than you image, too — and […]

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The Leap: Why Trusting Your Intuition Feels Risky [Podcast]

The Leap: Why Trusting Your Intuition Feels Risky [Podcast]

by Jay Acunzo on Jun 29, 2017 in Content Marketing

Last week, we defined intuition once and for all. This week, we wonder: Why don’t we routinely TRUST our intuition? We came up with a practical definition, but why can’t we seem to make it practical in our daily lives? Why does it so often feel like a leap? To help make sense of this, we revisit the story of … Read More

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What Is Intuition? And How Can We Make It a Practical Tool? [Podcast]

What Is Intuition? And How Can We Make It a Practical Tool? [Podcast]

by Jay Acunzo on Jun 22, 2017 in Marketing Strategy

What is intuition, anyway? Sure, we aspire to do something exceptional, and we can’t stand all that average noise created by the endless “hacks” and “cheats” and “secrets” out there. We know there’s a better way. Our gut is telling us something — maybe. Is it really our gut? But here’s our big question this week: […]

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How To Use Constraints To Create Better Work [Podcast]

How To Use Constraints To Create Better Work [Podcast]

by Jay Acunzo on May 25, 2017 in Content Marketing

Channel Links: iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google Play This week, we wonder what happens when you embrace constraints, rather than fight for “creative freedom” (and we explore what the heck “creative freedom” even means). Stories today from First Round Capital (one of the premier venture capital firms in tech, with investments in Uber, Warby Parker, Blue Apron, Square, and more) and Soviet Visuals, a … Read More

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1 Thing I Think I Think: We Think Too Much

1 Thing I Think I Think: We Think Too Much

by Jay Acunzo on May 17, 2017 in Marketing Strategy

I think we think too much.  (And yeah, I realize I just thought a thought to think that thought…) A few weeks ago on the show, we heard stories from Mitch Joel, one of the most prolific writers and, as it turns out, voracious readers I’ve ever met. So I asked him the obvious question: Does he have a routine for … Read More

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Marketers You Know, Stories You Don’t: Doug Kessler [Podcast]

Marketers You Know, Stories You Don’t: Doug Kessler [Podcast]

by Jay Acunzo on May 11, 2017 in Content Marketing

Channel Links: iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google Play We continue our every-other-week series profiling names you know sharing stories you don’t. This week, we get existential and emotional with one of the most creative content marketers on the planet, Doug Kessler. About the series: In an era full of content marketing thought leaders, we want to get behind the tactics and … Read More

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