Born To Create

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Sinopse

The Born to Create podcast shares ideas and practices that help you live out your creative calling. Youll learn how to get clear on your goals, overcome obstacles, be more consistent in your creative work, connect your faith with your art, boost your confidence, deal with doubt and fear, explore curiosity, be more productive, harness the power of community, and much more. Your host, Kent Sanders, is an author, musician, and teacher who is here to help you fulfill your God-given purpose because you were born to create. Join the conversation and check out more resources for creatives at KentSanders.net.

Episódios

  • Why I Am a Christian

    Why I Am a Christian

    12/04/2020 Duração: 41min

    I don't often talk about my faith directly in my podcast or other content. It's not because I'm hiding my faith--rather, it's because my focus is on helping people with writing, not to preach. But today is different. I think it's important for you to know where I'm coming from as a person. Since today is Easter, it's a great opportunity to share a little about my faith.  You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/168. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com.   

  • Ghostwriting QA (with Nick Pavlidis)

    Ghostwriting Q&A (with Nick Pavlidis)

    10/04/2020 Duração: 01h19min

    As a writer, you’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the writing you can do for yourself, but have you ever considered writing for other people? More specifically, have you ever considered … ghostwriting?  On this episode, successful ghostwriter Nick Pavlidis answers lots of burning questions about ghostwriting, such as how much to charge for blog posts, how to deal with sticky client situations, whether you should write for free, and much more! You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/167 Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 3 Productive Ways to Use Your COVID-19 Down Time

    3 Productive Ways to Use Your COVID-19 Down Time

    17/03/2020 Duração: 17min

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every aspect of our lives in a short amount of time. Chances are high that you are working from home and have more time on your hands. On this episode, I’ll share 3 ways to use this extra time to move your writing and business forward.   For the full show notes, visit https://kentsanders.net/150.

  • 149: Lets Launch Your Podcast (with Jody Maberry)

    149: Let's Launch Your Podcast (with Jody Maberry)

    28/02/2020 Duração: 40min

    Podcasting is an amazing way to connect with listeners and impact more people. Have you ever considered starting your own show? If so, my guest today will point you in the right direction. His name is Jody Maberry, and he is a former park ranger who is now a successful podcast coach, consultant, and a co-host with some of the biggest names in business. In this conversation, you’ll learn why you should pay attention to podcasting, how a podcast can help your business, how to decide on a show format, how to avoid the pitfalls of podcasting, and much more. You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/149. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 148: The Top 13 Podcasts for Business Writers

    148: The Top 13 Podcasts for Business Writers

    26/02/2020 Duração: 16min

    I listen to podcasts constantly and believe in the power of podcasting to change lives. But as a business writer, which shows should you listen to? There are so many! Well, I’ve got you covered. On this episode, I share my top 13 podcasts for business writers, and what I love about each one. Some of my selections might surprise you! You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/148. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 147: Success Stories: Craig Harmann on Blogging and Music Publishing

    147: Success Stories: Craig Harmann on Blogging and Music Publishing

    24/02/2020 Duração: 29min

    I love featuring successful authors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders on my blog and podcast. But I also want to showcase writers who are in the beginning or intermediate stages of building a business. We can learn from people at every stage of the journey. Today I’m beginning a new monthly series called “Success Stories.” I’ll feature writers who are doing a great job creating content and building their business. My first guest is Craig Harmann, who is a musician, writer, music publishers, and entrepreneur. In this interview, Craig talks about his journey as a writer, the tools he uses, and where he’s headed next. You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/147. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 146: Creating Disney Magic (with Lee Cockerell)

    146: Creating Disney Magic (with Lee Cockerell)

    21/02/2020 Duração: 41min

    How do you create a truly “magical” experience for the people you lead and those you serve? My guest on this episode has the answer! His name is Lee Cockerell, and he is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. Today, Lee dedicates his time to public speaking, writing, and consulting.  Get ready to hear Lee’s wisdom on time management, writing, leadership, and some secrets to creating a truly magical life! You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/146. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 145: Insights From My 2020 Writing Survey

    145: Insights From My 2020 Writing Survey

    19/02/2020 Duração: 13min

    My biggest priority in business is to create content that is helpful for you. I recently created a survey for my listeners and readers to help me determine what your biggest needs are. I thought it would be fun to go through the results of this survey and let you know how I’m responding to it. You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/145. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 144: A Shockingly Simple Way to Connect with Influencers

    144: A Shockingly Simple Way to Connect with Influencers

    17/02/2020 Duração: 04min

    At every stage of our careers and our lives, we need the help of other people with influence, opportunities, or connections. But the question is: How do we create more of those connections with influential people? There are plenty of ways to do this, but I want to share with you one very simple way that has been working for me lately.  In fact, it’s so shockingly simple that I can’t believe I have only recently begun to use it more. You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/144.  Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 143: Delivering WOW to Your Audience (with Dr. Anissa Holmes)

    143: Delivering WOW to Your Audience (with Dr. Anissa Holmes)

    14/02/2020 Duração: 36min

    Have you ever wondered how to engage your readers, audience, or clients on a deeper level?  I’m joined on this episode by Dr. Anissa Holmes, a leader in the dental industry. As an author, coach, entrepreneur, and business leader, she has impacted thousands of dentists through her training and content. No matter your industry, you’ll learn how to truly deliver a WOW experience to those you serve. You can find the full show notes here: https://kentsanders.net/143. Need a ghostwriter for your next project? Learn more here:  https://inkwellghostwriting.com. 

  • 142: 11 Ways to Get Fast Feedback on an Idea

    142: 11 Ways to Get Fast Feedback on an Idea

    12/02/2020 Duração: 19min

    We writers tend to have a lot of ideas. Which is a great thing! But this wellspring of ideas also presents a problem: how do we know which ones are good? There’s no foolproof method for ensuring that the best ideas rise to the top. However, there are many ways you may not have thought about. In this episode, I'll share eleven ways to get feedback on your idea, fast. This will apply to any kind of idea, whether it’s a book, blog post, presentation, or business concept. To read the full show notes, visit https://kentsanders.net/142.

  • 141: Save 3 Hours Per Week with These Calendar Automations

    141: Save 3 Hours Per Week with These Calendar Automations

    10/02/2020 Duração: 10min

    Have you ever thought about what your time is worth? As a business leader, entrepreneur, you know your time is valuable. It is your most precious resource. You can never get it back. In this episode, I'll share three calendar automations that save me about three hours per week. They are: Google calendar notifications, the Calendly scheduler, and the Pretty Link Wordpress plugin. I use these tools so often that it’s second nature at this point. They have saved me a boatload of time, and I know they will do the same for you. To access the full show notes, visit https://kentsanders.net/141.

  • 140: Grow Your Audience Through Large Publications (with Kimanzi Constable)

    140: Grow Your Audience Through Large Publications (with Kimanzi Constable)

    07/02/2020 Duração: 48min

    140: Grow Your Audience Through Large Publications (with Kimanzi Constable)   There are endless ways you can leverage your writing and knowledge to grow your audience and serve more people. One of the most effective ways is to write for large publications.   I’m super excited about today’s guest, Kimanzi Constable. He is going to teach you how to get into large publications as a writer and then leverage those opportunities to grow your business. Kimanzi is the author of four books that have sold over 150,000 total copies. He is also a contributor to over 30 large publications, including The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur (online and the print edition on newsstands), SUCCESS Magazine, AskMen, Mind Body Green, Fox News, The Good Men Project, Yahoo, NBC News, Time Magazine, Business Insider, Addicted 2 Success, CBS News, and over 60 blogs. In this conversation, Kimanzi is going to teach you why large publications present such a great opportunity, the specifics of how to find and pitch editors via email, and what

  • 139: Redefine Success Pt. 4 - Reframe Your Failures

    139: Redefine Success Pt. 4 - Reframe Your Failures

    06/02/2020 Duração: 08min

    It’s a deceptively simple question: How do you measure your success? We usually measure our success by comparing ourselves to others. Here’s the problem with this approach: If we’re doing better than them, we get prideful. If we’re doing worse, we feel like a failure. There’s a better way to define your success. On this episode, we begin a 4-part mini-series on exactly how to do this. Today we’ll cover the fourth part: reframe your failures.

  • 138: Redefine Success Pt. 3 - Celebrate Your Progress

    138: Redefine Success Pt. 3 - Celebrate Your Progress

    05/02/2020 Duração: 08min

    It’s a deceptively simple question: How do you measure your success? We usually measure our success by comparing ourselves to others. Here’s the problem with this approach: If we’re doing better than them, we get prideful. If we’re doing worse, we feel like a failure. There’s a better way to define your success. On this episode, we begin a 4-part mini-series on exactly how to do this. Today we’ll cover the third part: celebrate your progress.

  • 137: Redefine Success Pt. 2 - Complete a Project

    137: Redefine Success Pt. 2 - Complete a Project

    04/02/2020 Duração: 06min

    It’s a deceptively simple question: How do you measure your success? We usually measure our success by comparing ourselves to others. Here’s the problem with this approach: If we’re doing better than them, we get prideful. If we’re doing worse, we feel like a failure. There’s a better way to define your success. On this episode, we begin a 4-part mini-series on exactly how to do this. Today we’ll cover the second part: completing a project.

  • 136: Redefine Success Pt. 1 - Track Your Metrics

    136: Redefine Success Pt. 1 - Track Your Metrics

    03/02/2020 Duração: 06min

    It’s a deceptively simple question: How do you measure your success? We usually measure our success by comparing ourselves to others. Here’s the problem with this approach: If we’re doing better than them, we get prideful. If we’re doing worse, we feel like a failure. There’s a better way to define your success. On this episode, we begin a 4-part mini-series on exactly how to do this. Today we’ll cover the first part: track your metrics.

  • 135: How to Leverage Podcast Interviews to Build Your Brand (with Millette Jones)

    135: How to Leverage Podcast Interviews to Build Your Brand (with Millette Jones)

    31/01/2020 Duração: 50min

    As a writer and content creator, you have amazing opportunities to share your message and impact people’s lives. You can do this through a blog, book, podcast, YouTube channel, speaking, and so many other ways. But did you know you can also leverage other people’s platforms to get your message out there? My guest on this episode is Millette Jones, who walks us through the process of appearing on other people’s podcasts as a guest expert. She is the founder and CEO of Cast Global Media, a podcast consultancy and digital marketing agency for corporations. Cast provides training, consulting, and creative services for CEOs that want to leverage podcasting as a marketing strategy for their business. Millette will teach you how to find the right podcasts, pitch yourself to the host as a guest, be a great guest, and leverage the appearance for your business. This is a powerful conversation, so be ready to take lots of notes! You can find the show notes at https://kentsanders.net/135. 

  • 134: Easy Email Tips Pt. 4 - Add a Drop of Grace

    134: Easy Email Tips Pt. 4 - Add a Drop of Grace

    30/01/2020 Duração: 06min

    Email is all about relationships. Every time we send an email, there is a human being on the other side of that message. For that reason, email is one of the most important things we write for our business and relationships. In this series on “Easy Email Tips,” we’ll dive into an important rule: adding a drop of grace by saying thanks or giving them a virtual high five.

  • 133: Easy Email Tips Pt. 3 - Never Send an Angry Message

    133: Easy Email Tips Pt. 3 - Never Send an Angry Message

    29/01/2020 Duração: 08min

    Email is all about relationships. Every time we send an email, there is a human being on the other side of that message. For that reason, email is one of the most important things we write for our business and relationships. In this series on “Easy Email Tips,” we’ll dive into an important rule: never send an email when you’re angry.

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