In this episode we explore how music can keep you company, the value of replenishing your trust batteries with others, and how to balance creative ambition with serving an audience.
The Doug Neill Show: Episode #3
Recorded on December 21st, 2018
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Find Your Creative Soundtrack
0:36 – 8:39
My three go-to music playlists that keep me company while working alone and bring some energy into my work without distracting me from it.
- The Creative Pep Talk Soundtrack (and Podcast, hosted by Andy J. Miller)
- Alex Sugg and Songs for Story
- The Chillhop Cafe
- The Sound You Need Daily
8:39 – 20:18
The importance of building and maintaining trust with co-workers and customers, both to foster general goodwill and also to be given the benefit of the doubt when hiccups arise.
- CreativeLive, Chase Jarvis’s YouTube Channel, and his interview with Jason Fried
- The book Rework, illustrated by Mike Rohde (author of The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook)
- Verbal To Visual – the project that got my creative career going
- Fried’s new book: It Doesn’t Have To Be Crazy At Work
- My initial sketch of Trust Batteries
One for Me, One for Them
20:18 – 28:01
How to balance the pursuit of your own creative ambitions and meeting the expectations of your audience.
- Sarah Dietschy’s YouTube Channel, her interview with Chase Jarvis, and the video in which she explains one for me, one for them.
- Verbal To Visual’s YouTube channel, a “How to…” video, and a “Sketchnotes of…” video.
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