The Warrior Artist Podcast

The Warrior Artist Podcast

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The Warrior Artist Podcast- Created and hosted by Justin Bell Guarini. An inspiring and uplifting podcast dedicated to revolutionizing the way Performers (especially Musical Theater Performers( approach the work, dedicated to ending the cycle of victimization that we all feel, and dedicated to nurturing and strengthening the WARRIOR ARTIST within all of us.
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Ep#71: “Learning To Forget”
Burn the sides and music!!! Not really though, please don’t do that...but listen to this episode as Justin explores the art of learning to analyze and then forget our past mistakes.
18:05
March 7, 2019
Ep#70: I Love Therapy
Justin talks about a phrase that his therapist gave him and how it can help us break “The Cycle” of pain and suffering that we go through every day as performers.
21:01
March 6, 2019
Ep#69: “The Crowbar”
Justin reads an excerpt from his upcoming book “Audition Secrets”
16:15
March 2, 2019
Ep#68: “Who Needs Me On My A-Game?”
Justin talks about Intention: starting your day with it, and using its awesome power to completely shift your perspective from victimization to empowerment before you enter a situation.
22:56
February 28, 2019
Ep#67: “His Balls Are Everywhere”
In this episode, Justin questions why we don’t take full advantage of the priceless (and FREE!) information that’s right at out fingertips.
16:43
February 27, 2019
Ep#66: “Now Everyone Hates Me”
In this episode Justin tells a story about his middle Son, and shows us how investing in a particular habit can make dramatic shifts in our performance and art.
18:01
February 26, 2019
Ep#65: “Billy Porter is a Hooker”
In this episode Justin continues his thoughts about how we performers are all salespeople, uses the amazing Billy Porter as an example, and shows us one of the greatest secrets to setting yourself apart from the herd of performers around you.
14:06
February 25, 2019
Ep#64: “The Red Keep”
Justin breaks down an idea that might turn you off at first but if you stick with him...you’ll feel the fire and hear the message.
32:13
February 22, 2019
Ep#63: “The Weirdest Audition EVER”
In this episode Justin tells the story of a truly strange audition he once had, and pulls two valuable lessons out of the strange brew just for you.
18:33
February 21, 2019
Ep#62: “$2.07 Worth Of Dust”
“If I do not go within, I go without”. Justin takes us back to his roots in Atlanta and finds the inspiration for this episode in a sermon where a Pastor breaks down the elemental worth of the body.
25:51
February 19, 2019
Ep#61: “It’s OK to be a Hooker”
In this episode Justin tells a story about the difference between having 100k followers and 17k followers on Instagram...and how you can create irresistible follower, Casting Director, and artist community magnets.
24:13
February 15, 2019
Ep#60: “True Wealth”
In the episode Justin talks about a High School Broadway Cares benefit he hosted, how the experience brought him back to what actually matters, and how it helped him to realize what true wealth really looks like.
25:22
February 14, 2019
Ep#59: “Excuses Are Tools Of The Incompetent”
Justin shares a story about his daughters artwork that leads us into a lesson about a major flaw in the way we sometimes present our art.
22:59
February 13, 2019
Ep58: “Your Movement Is Meaningless”
In this episode Justin talks about how movement without meaning makes your performance mean less...and how to fix it!
25:30
February 12, 2019
Ep#57: “Lead, Follow, Walk With”
In this episode Justin dives into a concept that is a key to achieving any successful outcome.
23:11
February 11, 2019
Ep56: “I Love Craps!!”
In this episode Justin uses his love of Craps as a jumping off point to ask one all important question: “What do you attach your self-worth to?”
35:29
February 5, 2019
Ep#55: “Be A No-Ninja”
Ever wonder why you feel like the proverbial headless chicken...running around but not really getting anywhere in your career? Justin has an answer that might surprise you.
30:20
January 31, 2019
Ep#54: “Rich Dad/Poor Dad”
Have you ever been treated like “The Hired Help”? In this episode, Justin breaks down how to begin the shift away from being one of the cattle and toward stepping into your own power.
43:10
January 30, 2019
Ep#53: “What The Heck Is ‘ROI’?”
In this episode, Justin talks about a business concept called ROI, how it applies to artists and performers in a way that artists and performers rarely think about, and how to increase your ROI with 3 easily applied secrets.
36:43
January 28, 2019
Ep#52: “Sometimes You Have To Relearn What You Already Know”
In this episode Justin talks about how checking his ego at the door and inspecting the foundations of his training can lead to new growth and/or create shifts that can yield massive results.
15:34
January 23, 2019
Ep#51: “Why Were You Born?”
In this episode, Justin asks two vital questions, and his answers lead him to reveal a major reason why he gives 100% each night he steps out on the stage.
20:00
January 22, 2019
Ep#50: “You Have Nothing To Prove, And Everything To Show”
In this episode Justin shows us how a shift in perspective away from spending time and energy trying to prove yourself can actually attract more of the things you want in your life.
22:57
January 21, 2019
Ep#49: “I Commit Murder Every Week”
Justin isn’t THAT kind of murderer, but in this episode he tells us how he’s been able to grow rapidly and hit his goals faster by committing a kind of murder that benefits everyone involved.
16:24
January 20, 2019
Ep#48: “We Can Only Save The People Who Swim Towards Us”
In this episode Justin teaches us a valuable lesson about “haters”, and how we can begin the process of deflecting the slings and arrows that come our way.
32:53
January 18, 2019
Ep#47: “Find Your Biggest Weakness”
In this episode, Justin shows us that our weaknesses aren’t something to hide from, but to bring into the light, examine, and then work on until they crumble to dust under the weight of our new found strength.
22:39
January 17, 2019
Ep#46: “Fear of Success”
Justin loves rollercoasters. The ups and downs and ups of his career, and his willingness to hang on for the ride, can prove that...but what stops most people from achieving success? Fear of failure? Maybe...or maybe not. In this episode Justin gives us a new perspective.
34:26
January 16, 2019
Ep#45: “Your Window Of Opportunity”
In this episode Justin talks about his fear about running out of time to have the kind of success and career he wants, and shows us how the “closing window of opportunity” is, overall, just a myth.
24:44
January 15, 2019
Ep#44: “Embrace The Humiliation”
Humiliation is a part of our business. Justin recounts a tale of his own humiliation in the audition room, and shares some stories and insights about our collective suffering at the hands of the powers that be.
27:14
January 14, 2019
Ep#43: “16-bar cuts”
In this episode Justin talks about his first cattle call audition and how to make 8/16/32 bar cuts in songs really shine.
18:09
January 13, 2019
Ep#42: “Rise Together”
How can you achieve the success you see your peers have without copying, hating, or being jealous of them? In this episode, Justin shows us how to rise together.
26:12
January 12, 2019
Ep#41: “Are You Two Having Sexual Intercourse?!”
In this episode Justin tells the tale of one of the rudest questions he’s ever been asked, and how it relates to being prepared for anything.
20:47
January 11, 2019
Ep#40: “One Paper Towel Can Change The World”
In this episode, Justin shares the secret of micro adjustments, and how they can make HUGE differences in your life and career.
26:31
January 10, 2019
Ep#39: "Sometimes You Just Have To Commit"
Justin takes us behind the scenes of his hellish first major album experience, tells us about the worst/best studio recording experience he's ever had...and how it taught him how to actually find success in the ashes of his "failures".  
25:51
January 9, 2019
Ep#38: “Polly Pickup”
In this episode Justin talks about one of his favorite performers James Monroe Iglehart, and how one piece of bubble wrap could have potentially destroyed his career. Safety first!!
18:12
January 8, 2019
Ep#37: “I’m being paid nothing for this”
In this episode Justin talks about how sometimes working for free is the best way to get paid what you’re worth.
19:45
January 7, 2019
Ep#36: “I Feel Like I’m Dying”
Judging tells a story about the worst flying experience he’s ever had, and turns it into a lesson on fear and how to overcome it.
22:03
January 6, 2019
Ep#35: Pt 2- “I Love Being A Failure”
One of Justin’s most embarrassing moments turns into one of his greatest lessons on success.
16:05
January 3, 2019
Ep#34: “I Love Being A Failure”
Justin recounts one of the worst/best moments in his life...and how being a “failure” helped him embrace the skills he needed to level up and achieve the success he deserved.
15:56
January 2, 2019
ILiveToPerform.com is up and running!!
Justin’s company, LIVE TO PERFORM, has a new website and is ready to answer some of your toughest questions...as well as give you 3 audition performance training videos, for free! Check it out at: ILiveToPerform.com
01:07
January 2, 2019
Ep#33: “What Is Lagom?!”
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! It’s 2019 and Justin returns with a tale straight outta Sweden!
12:31
January 2, 2019
Ep#32: “Flop Sweat!!”
Justin’s Broadway debut is the perfect setting to discover a funny theater phrase and the way to create unforgettable moments.
30:06
December 23, 2018
Ep#31: “10,000 Mini Moments Of Joy”
In this episode Justin talks about a game called Crazy Grandma, and how his kids made him appreciate the free performance/improv lesson(s) he gets every single day!
09:52
December 22, 2018
Ep#30- “Why Are You So Cocky?!”
A rude question from a reporter at the MTV Music Awards sets Justin on the path of discovering how to better receive compliments.
22:05
December 21, 2018
Ep#29: “My Best Wasn’t Good Enough”
The epic tale of Justin’s Hamilton Audition.
34:42
December 21, 2018
A Quick TY!
The air is hummin’...and something great is comin’! TY!
02:20
December 20, 2018
Ep#28: “I’m Good At Sucking”
A sun-blinded Justin recounts how it’s easy to be consistent...consistently BAD...and how to fix it!!
24:54
December 19, 2018
Ep#27: “It’s EASY To be a hater”
In this episode, Justin talks about a life-changing talent show performance, and shows you how to turn that “hateration” into energy that can actually serve you at a high level.
29:09
December 18, 2018
Ep#26: “We’ve Got Magic To Do Just For You”
In this episode Justin talks about his cousin Samuel L. Jackson’s birthday party, and how we make ourselves out to be victims in the audition room
20:08
December 17, 2018
Ep#25: “Stop And Smell The Manure”
There is a victory in every single defeat. Just need to know how to sniff them out.
24:54
December 16, 2018
Ep#24: “The $168/mo Dog”
In this episode Justin is shocked by how much insulin costs, breaks down why we “fan” over artists and shows...and asks how we can better sell ourselves by creating an experience.
22:05
December 15, 2018
Ep#23: “Learn To Forget”
In this episode Justin talks about preparation, being alive in the moment and how we can avoid “pretending” in our performances.
15:07
December 14, 2018
Ep#22: “Why, God, Why Today...
In this episode, Justin talks about how the questions we ask ourselves can make or break us
24:39
December 13, 2018
Ep#21: “ I’m a liar and my pants are on fire”
Have you ever heard that little voice in the back of your head telling you how TERRIBLE you are at pretty much everything? Justin talks about negative self talk and gives you an exercise that will help you turn down the volume on all the noise in your head.
12:39
December 12, 2018
Ep#20- “Fame Is For Suckers!!”
*Send Justin direct messages, comments, and episode ideas on the VOXER app- search for “LiveToPerform” and drop him a line. He’ll respond directly to you.* In this episode Justin explores the falsehoods of game and how to use it as a tool instead of an end goal.
31:45
December 10, 2018
Ep#19- “Stop Rocking Back And Forth...You’re Going To Make Me Seasick!”
In this episode Justin discusses our number one job as performers, as well as some common and strange things he notices a lot of his clients doing, and offers an exercise that can help you take the steps cut out distracting movements from your performance.
16:51
December 9, 2018
Ep#18- “Oh Please, Please, Please Won’t Somebody Love Me”
In this episode Justin gives you a valuable lesson on doing the work, and the sticky trap we all fall in when we live for the applause.
12:44
December 8, 2018
Ep#17- “Patti LuPone Magically Gave Me Acid Reflux”
Patti LuPone teaches Justin a lesson he’ll never forget, and he gives you a explanation and exercise on being an “Active Listener”
15:03
December 6, 2018
Ep#16: “I Loved The Story, The Show Was Kinda Crappy”
Learning to analyze our victories as well as our defeats gives us a better chance to find consistent victories.
14:41
December 4, 2018
Ep#15- “We Used To Argue Over Who Would Be Michael Jackson”
Justin give you an experiment to try, and shows you how finding your unique voice & style is just like making a salad.
13:48
December 3, 2018
Ep#14- Plata o Plomo
Silver or Lead. Justin talks about the struggle to break free or give in.
08:06
November 30, 2018
EP#13: DON’T EVER AUDITION AGAIN!
Justin gives you a small shift in your perspective that can reap HUGE benefits!!!
11:02
November 29, 2018
Ep.#12- NERVES!/Tell The Truth...
Justin gives you a simple, yet POWERFUL way to beat back your pesky nerves in an audition...and why lying about your nerves can set you up for failure in an audition.
12:09
November 28, 2018
Stop Trying To Hit Home Runs!!
Justin uses a baseball metaphor to tell a story about how to stop stressing and start connecting.
12:44
November 13, 2018
Ep#10: A Questions Of Status
Justin explores some questions we ask ourselves (and each other) all the time, and how we use them to (for better or worse) determine our own self-worth.
14:45
November 12, 2018
Ep#9: Contribution is the Key...
Justin got bored with just talking about himself (Origin Story), so in this episode he takes a bit of a left turn and talks about how contribution is the key to continued growth. If you feel like you’re in a plateau, or stuck in your artistic life…one of the keys to breaking the cycle is reaching back and uplifting someone else.
12:22
November 9, 2018
Ep#8: My Origin Story: Part 2
The second installment of Justin’s Origin story where he talks about the struggle to fit in, and how being of mixed race gave him a rich tapestry of experience in a lonely landscape of isolation.
09:35
November 7, 2018
Ep#7: My Origin Story: Part 1
Justin takes you back to the beginning in a fun, funny, and touching look back at why he fell head over heels in love with being an Artist.
00:57
November 6, 2018
Ep#6: It’s not the WHAT, it’s the WHO
After trying the Emotional Hacking Experiment from Ep#5, Justin offers his insights and a shift in perspective that helped him break through his biggest challenge.
13:38
November 4, 2018
Ep#5: An American In Paris
What if we can hack our emotional like a computer programmer can hack an electronic bank vault? Justin gives you an experiment to try...
07:56
November 3, 2018
Ep #4: My Hair Is On Fire, And I Don’t Care.
Nerves are normal, but it never feels that way in the moment. Justin offers and exercise that can help you to not just overcome your nerves but to use them as the fire that lights your performance from within.
12:23
November 2, 2018
Ep#3: The Power of Questions
Our questions determine our successes and our failures. Justin offers a formula that can help you get what you most desire.
18:48
November 1, 2018
Ep #2: A Taste Of My Origin Story
When we’re caught in the rush and craziness of the day...and we question why we even got involved in this business in the first place...how do we reconnect with our passion and remember our “ah-ha” moment?
15:14
October 31, 2018
The Warrior Artist Podcast Ep#01
The Warrior Artist is a podcast created by veteran performer Justin Bell (Guarini) who has spent over 16 years performing at the highest levels in show business(6 Broadway shows, National Television Commercials, Daytime Talk Shows, Hosting live Red Carpets at the Grammys/Emmys/TONYS). Now in this new podcast, he brings all the experience, stories, and sense of humor he’s gained though almost two decades of fighting the good fight as an artist. It’s time to stop being a victim of your passion for art and performance, and start learning how to become a Warrior Artist.
02:45
October 30, 2018
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