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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9804449/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] I'm back from Africa, where I had the opportunity to speak about creativity and my podcast, facilitate improv workshops, and perform comedy.  In this week's episode, I talk about my experience, how I landed this once in a lifetime opportunity, lessons learned, and advice for...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9436697/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] James Lopez, the Head of Motion Pictures at Will Packer Production, opens up about his journey from call center representative to Producer of Girls Trip and Little.  He discusses his time in the music industry working at Atlantic Records and his transition in to the...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9348980/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] There is a stigma around quitting.  We are scared people will judge us or that we are not worthy of the opportunity.  But guess what?  Winners quit all the time.  Being flexible is a key trait of a winner, and sometimes that includes quitting.  Today,...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9261830/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Armed with a prestigious MBA, Aliya was on track to be a successful banker on Wall Street when she decided to leave her coveted job and trained at the International Culinary Center. She now calls herself a Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality, Mother and (now!) App...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9168809/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Do you struggle getting to work?  Are you afraid to show your work to others? Do you believe your work is not good enough?  This is creative anxiety. Also known as self-doubt.  Or your inner critic.  Today, I want to walk through some steps to...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9083690/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Abi Varghese recently launched his third TV comedy series - Metro Park. You may also know him as the writer and director of the popular Netflix series Brown Nation. Abi talks with us about writing a TV script, pitching to Netflix, and the process of...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8998508/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] No matter how long you've been pursuing your creative passion, it is important to promote yourself. In this episode, Shereen shares how she promotes herself to maximize her exposure which in turn leads to more opportunities. If you need advice on how to promote your...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8898041/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Chaunte Wayans is a comedian, writer and actress who proudly represents the new generation of Wayans' legacy making its mark in Hollywood.  In this episode of CREATIVE BREAKTHROUGH, Chaunte opens up about her ordeal with alcohol, as well as other trials and tribulations she has faced...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8812547/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Over the past week, two pop culture stories have taken over the airwaves – the story of Jussie Smollett and the story of Jordyn Woods and the Kardashians.  Both these stories highlight the importance of giving thanks for your opportunities.  This week, Shereen discusses the...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8715803/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/803433/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] JG Ayodele transitioned from Corporate America to Creative Entrepreneur, more specifically from banking to fashion.  Jibolu "J.G." Ayodele is the co-founder of Thando's, a Lagos and NY based fashion company that provides a platform for African artists to design for a global audience.  Join us,...