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Emotional intelligence episodes

Emotional intelligence plays a huge part in being a successful leader and improving your creative process. These episodes look at some of the elements of emotion and emotional intelligence that are rarely discussed.


EPISODE 80

How to find and restore your confidence

Confidence is something we all seem to be constantly working on since it can be easily faked, lost, or thanks to design imposter syndrome always in short supply. Yet confidence is something that is critical for creativity, leadership, and happiness so we need to understand what undermines it and find new ways of restoring it. In this episode, we will look at the fears that commonly undermine our confidence and 5 ways effective ways to find or rebuild it.
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EPISODE 70

Understanding and improving your emotional intelligence

To lead creative teams you need to be able to understand your emotions, understand how other people feel and how your emotions can have an effect over other people. In this episode, we are going to look at the five different parts of emotional intelligence to understand how they are all connected, how they affect you and what you can do to improve it.

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EPISODE 54

The importance of honesty for your work, your team and yourself

As we continue to explore the relationship between creativity and some of our base emotions we move on to one of the most difficult for your work, your team and yourself – honesty. In this episode, we will look at honesty vs. candor, how to apply it, and deep dive into it in your career, your personal life, your work and yourself.

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EPISODE 41

Understanding and embracing insecurity

There is a lot of nuance and emotion that goes into creativity and part of your success will be determined by how well you understand and control those emotions. Insecurity can play a huge part in helping or hurting your creative process so its something you need to be able to control. In this episode, we will look at the stages of creative insecurity, how social media can affect it and some technique to help you control it.

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EPISODE 27 

The importance of happiness in creativity

I always ask creatives “Do you know what you need to be happy” and its amazing how few of them can actually answer that question. This episode looks at why happiness is an important part of creativity, understanding how being happy is a part of creating versus the creative process, and how you can understand things that influence your happiness like decision fatigue.

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