Author: jeffrey-shaw

THE WARRIOR OF INTENTION  

It’s time to redefine leadership. Often when we talk about leaders, we are talking about CEOs of companies, but here’s the truth: we are all leaders. It’s important that we, as Creative Warriors, learn to own that fact. The basis of leadership is creativity because it allows us to make something new.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Those of us who strive to grow, develop and get better at what we do seem to often thrive on feedback, self-evaluation and constructive criticism. Does it have to be that way? Can’t we find a positive fuel source? Find out in this episode.

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THE RESEARCH AND PLANNING WARRIOR  

We’re often taught that slow and steady wins the race. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is based on the idea that small, incremental changes are the best way to create life-lasting change. But what if our biggest improvements actually happen in a lightning-strike moment?

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Warrior of Reciprocity

It’s that time of year when you’re setting a lot of goals. But are you also setting yourself up for disappointment? How do you handle it when you don’t meet your goals? Does the voice of expectation make you feel bad about yourself? How do you reason the idea of setting big goals without setting yourself up for disappointment if you don’t meet your stretch goals? Find out in this episode.

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THE DREAM BIGGER WARRIOR  

I’m always the person who comes up from behind. I tend to take more time studying and can be pretty meticulous, but as the finish line approaches I sail ahead. Now, I embrace this trait- I know that it’s actually those “unseen hours” of preparation that are setting me up for success. So how can you take advantage of the “unseen hours” that go on behind the scenes?  

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THE CALM WARRIOR  

It’s human nature to focus on what’s wrong. We’re often taught to achieve balance by strengthening our weaknesses. But what if we just need to be aware of our weaknesses and not necessarily spend time on them?

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Warrior of Reciprocity

As my gift to you, I offer you two exercises to bring out more in you than you can imagine for yourself. You’ll have fun with these exercises and set yourself up to have an amazing 2019! Enjoy and I wish each and every one of you a magical Holiday and a prosperous New Year. Go out into the world, Create, Serve and Be Prosperous!

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THE PHONE-A-FRIEND WARRIOR  

So often, the words we use around marketing are overly aggressive. We say that we want to reach a “target audience,” we need to “penetrate” the market, or we need to “push” our product.  But words have energy. To attract our ideal customers we have to first stop thinking of them as a target.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

The idea of changing a scarcity mindset to an abundant mindset can seem like a daunting task. Sort of like a complete makeover when all we need is a haircut. This episode offers you ideas on how to pay attention to the subtleties of your thoughts and words to build an abundant mind every day, all day long.

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THE HELPFULNESS WARRIOR  

One thing I truly believe creatives struggle with is feeling like a sleazy salesman. We want to focus on our craft and become hesitant about the business development side of what we do. Most of the time that means selling ourselves short, and not getting the respect we deserve for our hard work. Luckily, the solution isn’t too tough. You really need to just shift your mindset and realize that selling isn’t bad. 

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