Time for some inspiring podcasts
With the start of the curfew there is a lot of time to kill all of a sudden. To give these quiet days some color we compiled a list of four podcasts about creative entrepreneurs. The episodes of these podcast series are filled with interesting people, stories and inspiration for the future.
#1 Yous & Yay: New emotions
Musicians, writers and thinkers Pepijn Lanen and Yousef Gnaoui receive a wide variety of creators in this vpro podcast. They exchange stories with razorsharp, witty conversation. What inspires you, what drives you as a creative and what’s your view on life? Guests include Spinvis, Anna Nooshin, Herman Koch, Jan Six, Paulien Cornelisse and many others. The informal dialogue and humour make it seem you’re at the table yourself. This podcast is easy listening and gives you insight into the minds of interesting creators. Click here to listen to Yous & Yay: New emotions
#2 And now this: The Untold Story of Starting a Creative Business
Paul Bakker and Jeroen de Korte take you with them in their adventure of starting their own creative agency. They do so by talking to people that preceded them. Patta’s Edson Sabajo, Mediamonks’s Wesly ter Haar and Vondelgym’s Arie Boomsma talk about the successes, pitfalls and the process of starting your own business. Paul and Jeroen ask them all about it in Dutch or English. This podcast reveals the secrets of the trait and is inspiring to follow. Click here to listen to And now this: The Untold Story of Starting a Creative Business
#3 Creative Achievers met Wouter Boon
In his book ‘Defining creativity’ Wouter Boon explains what creativity is and how it works. From this book the idea emerged to make a podcast about discovering the secrets to creative success. In this podcast he interviews creative minds that turned their vision into successful products and sometimes even tapped into completely new markets. Filling Pieces Guillaume Philibert, Urban Arrow’s Jorrit Kreek and PostPanic’s Mischa Rozema amongst others are interviewed. This podcast is on the cutting edge of creativity, innovation and business. Click here to listen to Creative Achievers met Wouter Boon
#4 How I built this with Guy Raz
Suroosh Alvi created an alternative magazine for his portfolio in order to maybe land himself a job. That magazine turned out to become the media platform VICE worth billions now. Yvon Chouinard started making his own climbing equipment because of his love for rock climbing. Thirty years later his brand Patagonia is now a market leader in outdoor apparel and one of the pillars of the outdoor lifestyle. In ‘How I built this’ Guy Raz gets inside the minds of different visionaries, entrepreneurs and idealists like Suroosh and Yvon that have changed the world around them. He researches their stories, movements and the steps they had to take to make their ideas and business this extremely successful. Click here to listen to How I built this with Guy Raz
These four podcast series will give you hours of listening pleasure and might even bring you some ideas for new initiatives, innovation and creative outbursts. In the text above you can find the link to each podcast and they are also available on Spotify.