This podcast was started by Chris Damianakos that started a successful premium scavenger hunt business called Cashunt 19yrs ago and continues to grow each and every year in a variety of different cities. Mind you it was a fluke ;) But he will provide you with all the creative knowledge to bring your project forward as to what to do and what to avoid from his own experiences. The only thing he requires is a notebook by your side because he will provide you with some great information as well as provide fantastic feedback to encouraged questions he wants his listeners to provide. Have a listen.
Change might be an uncomfortable thing for many including myself at times. But sometimes we are lightened with how the world is and how we have to adapt it into a creative business. Let’s talk about in this episode and how you should add an additional branch do your creative business tree :)
Just recently I heard a story about a young lady that was personally criticize on a business idea that affected me pretty much. Unfortunately this is more common than one is the imagine especially to the young people out there that trying to achieve a business idea. Chris is them can be healthy because it will self educate you a personal criticism at times could be a close cousin to being a bully unfortunately. Let’s talk about it
We’re gonna talk about the difference of people being productive and the other people that creative and the other people that match the two together. Let’s talk but the difference and how significant each one of those rolls are. Also be aware that today’s Facebook live Q&A will be taking place this morning! Come and visit Cashunt on Facebook!!
Happy Monday everybody! I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Let’s get into it… Business partnerships are they worth it or do you proceed with caution. I’m gonna cover this because I think this is important especially if you’re starting out. Let’s talk about it, and thank you for supporting the podcast :-)
Wasn’t planning on doing a podcast today but I figured today’s episode would be very important. I just received an email asking me the question of what is dynamic pricing and if it’s suitable for themselves? The truth is a lot of people do not know what dynamic pricing is and I’m here to shed some light on it and see if it is a good idea for your business. Let’s talk about it.
A couple of weeks ago we announced another Facebook Live Q&A in Jan and asked for questions..which we received quite a bit..thanks! It means a lot. With that said since our last Q&A was successful but lengthy due to the questions we picked 3 that we thought that were important. With that said on Jan 8 at 12noon est we will be hosting a Facebook Live Q&A. It should be no more than 45 min to an hour in length. Feel free and join us! You can log onto www.facebook.com/cashunts see you then!!
Head Game Coordinator Chris Damianakos provides an in-depth game description of Cashunt's widely popular Boston game experience called Cashunt's Boston Mad Dash! They have provided this fun, funny and competitive Boston Scavenger Hunt Game Experience for the past 19 Seasons! Enjoy! For more info and booking information go to www.cashunt.com
Head Game Coordinator Chris Damianakos provides an in-depth game description of Cashunts widely popular bachelorette party game experience called Bridal Dash! They have provided this fun, funny and competitive customized Bridal Game Experience for the past 19 Seasons and can be played in many US cities. Enjoy! For more info and booking information go to www.cashunt.com
Had to get this in prior to the new year because I find this particular movie extremely fascinating. You need to check out black mirror bander snatch on Netflix it is revolutionary and if you love choose your own adventure books you need to watch this movie and have a bunch of fun watching it. Give the podcast a listen :)
Happy new year! As we do every year we create new resolutions as what we are going to do to change our lives. That’s all good in the end but I would recommend Keeping those resolutions internal as opposed to external. Give it a listen and happy new year again
One of the coolest industries today is becoming a professional speaker. As cool as it can be there is a lot of grunt work before hitting the stage and speaking to a few hundred people. Let’s talk about it.
I’m throwing in a bonus track for today because I find it to be very important, especially if you’re looking to expand your business. You need to be creative and patient because I have expanded my current business and let me give you some tips to expand yours:)
Yes you heard me correctly… Mugs. You would not assume that there’s a market for coffee mugs out there but there is. Here on flipping Tuesday I am going to explain to you how this under the radar collectible is a hot commodity I want to do your research correctly.
Hey guys hope you had a fantastic weekend! On today’s entrepreneurial buyer beware we are going to talk about review sites and how as a business you should be educating yourself on how to properly use them.
What can I say about sir Richard Branson that has not been said. The man is an amazing business leader and philanthropist that you need to study. He’s pretty darn cool as well man say :-) to take a note books out and let me tell you a little bit about the man that I most admire in business and that is sir Richard Branson.
Thursdays are going to be devoted in regards to creative business ideas. We are going to Spotlight reputable business ideas that we think would be a great addition to your current create a business or a great kick off to your upcoming entrepreneurial business strategy. Today we are going to Spotlight café press which we believe is a great reputable company that’s been around for a long time and is very easy to start up. Give it a listen and thank you for supporting the podcast :-)
Welcome to creatively speaking’s Creative Profile Wednesday! Where today we are going to spotlight Jason Blum of the highly successful Blumhouse Pictures. I have been studying him for the past 3 years and find him creatively fascinating. I think his practice is inspiring and can also inspire you in your creative endeavors.
Hey guys! So what we are going to start doing this week is creating a week of categories each and every week when we talk about the most popular subject from our past episodes and make them into steady weekly episodes. With that said we’re gonna kick it off with Mondays that will be called entrepreneurial buyer beware is able to kick it off with peer amid scheme’s. This way it makes you the listener be very aware of what is out there and how to avoid certain types of schemes that a lot of people unfortunately fall into.So give it a listen and have your notebooks ready I’m gonna throw you a bunch of info :-)
I preach from episode to episode to always have a notebook by your side, because you never know what great idea you’ll come up with at that moment. So you always want to document your thoughts. Devices are always great to document but I would never suggest it because it can easily be lost. Let’s talk about the old-school way of creating your own personal idea library, To resurrect those old great ideas and bring them into the now :)
We all have heroes they could be personal, athletic, cinematic, etc. These heroes of ours she not only be admired that we should learn from them. So take a moment and let me give you my thoughts on molding yourself based on your heroes :-)
Creative Mentorship Towards Young Creatives is essential when it comes expanding the creative community. It’s important to supply your knowledge to youth creatives to expand there minds and to guide them to the right avenue. Give it a listen and let me know your thoughts :)
Some of us might know of someone that is an idea person and provides some amazing ideas to one work/business. That is great but I’m telling you let them be aware of their talent and have them ride on their ideas..and help them with it to succeed :) it’s a good thing ;)
There’s nothing better than getting a surprise better yet a surprise that you are producing for your clients. It will be something that caught them offguard and will be appreciated as you move forward. So if you don’t mind them to take them a moment of your time and let’s talk about it😊
Abstract is on Netflix and I can’t recommend more highly that if you are in any form of creative business you must watch this doc series. Listen to the episode and I’ll explain why please have your notebook ready :-)
Good morning everybody!Today’s episode is more on the line of a Cashunt Announcement. We have a new game that is in the Chicago area that starts today that we want tell you about. Also I’m gonna talk about the possibilities of dabbling in augmented reality and meshing that with our game. So a lot of cool stuff as we head into our 19th season. Things are getting interesting ;)
A continuation to a previous episode when we talked about how to properly flip items from Garage/Yard Sales, etc and to how to profit logically. However in this episode I’m talking about both sides to a flip so that way the buyer and most importantly the seller are not making a huge mistake. Take a moment and let’s talk about it :)
Sometimes we all have to understand during this holiday season, it’s all about giving than receiving. I’m sure you’ve heard that over and over and over again especially during the holidays. However I want to talk about that small gift you can give someone (friend or family member) that could make them aware of the potential you see in them and enlighten them to their next step. Enjoy the episode :)
Self-help books have always been fantastic but they are not the be-all end-all of your life. Though I do encourage that you read one or two, the next step would be reading something that is more relevant in today’s world when it comes to your next endeavor or help you with your current business idea. Give the podcast to listen to him please support this podcast as we continue to enjoy providing these podcasts to you :) as always have a notebook handy ;)
I have always thought that by creating different “professional personalities “ is key when it comes to promoting you business or work in social media. As social media platforms differ for different demographics so should you be on those platforms as well.. let’s talk about it.
Stan Lee was a very influential creative individual to many people for several generations and continues to do so. Stan Lee sadly passed away yesterday at the ripe old age of 95. Here we talk about the influence that Stan Lee gave to the creative community as well as to the world in a whole. Thank you Stan Lee! Excelsior!!
Chris talks about how 'review sites' have changed the game considerably in how a business suceeds or fails. Chris talks about they should be taken very seriously and how sites like Tripadvisor, Yelp, Google reviews, Open Table, etc play a major role in your future. Chris Damianakos is the head coordinator to one of the most successful scavenger hunt companies is the United States in the past 19 years. What was considered a "fluke" translated to roughly 350 games and growing a year and in 6 different major markets.
Chris talks about how giving out something for free is a fantastic gesture to a new or current business. With that one gesture can cause small ripples that will transform into large ones. Chris Damianakos is the head coordinator to one of the most successfull scavenger hunt companies is the United States in the past 17 years. What was considered a "fluke" translanted to roughly 350 games and growing a year and in 6 different major markets
You can find more about Chris's Cashunt Game Business
If you are a fan on Cinema and a big fan of Star Wars and it’s creator George Lucas...this book is it! It’s a fantastic Audible autobiographical book that will divulge you into the creative mind of the strange young man that became a cultural icon. Here is my book review on this very interesting book :) as always please support this podcast. Enjoy!
If you are planning to create an online business selling products there is no better way than Dropshiping. Keep in mind there is a specific way to implement this process..because done wrong you will get hurt financially. So give it a listen and take out that notebook..and start jotting down. It will be worth it ;) please support our channel so we can bring it to the next level, just by clicking the link. Thanks!
Today the creative industry is stronger than ever and people are creating some amazing successful stuff! But many of these occupations are considered “unrealistic”. The truth is they are indeed very realistic and they are turning the public’s head around, and challenging the in box critics. The success of your Unrealistic Occupation is on deck...go for it! Thanks for listening and please support the show, so we can widen our audience :) please click the link on this episode for more info! Thanks and Enjoy!
In this episode we talk about my biggest pet peeve... when people keep talking about what they are going to do and never deliver. Don’t be that person because like it or not you become white noise to your friends, family, and coworkers. Give us a listen and please help support this podcast by hitting the link to this episode. Enjoy!
As parents we always want the best for our kids..but the truth is our kids know much more than us. With that said ALWAYS listen to your kids ideas, and NEVER shy away from them. Traditional jobs are always great, however in today’s world there are things our kids can achieve that are much greater.
Hiatus..Hookie..A Break..there are so many words that define how essential it is to stop and recharge your mind and body. Not to mention to enjoy the gift of your surroundings no matter good or bad and appreciate those around you. We all need to take a hiatus from time to time no matter if it’s 2hrs, 2days or 2 weeks.. It’s the key to being healthy mentally and physically. It took sometime for me to realize it, but glad I did and I am here to give you the tips that were given to me. Enjoy!
The misconception of giving back can be defined several ways (money, services,etc) but there are many ways to give back that do not involve money to the ill and to the healthy..it’s just making someone’s day
Creative business we strive to take our art in whatever form of creative business that we happen to be in hoping that a production company or an agency will take it to bring it to the next level. I can tell you personally and professionally that should not be your goal, you can actually become that next level without that additional help. Let me tell you how to do it
Gary Vaynerchuck is an incredible Entrepreneur and influencer. This guy has a phenomenal back story and current story and you all should study him.. but only Temporarily. After you get your fill on Gary and consumed his content..you should head to your next step.
Escape Rooms have been something that has been around for the past several years, and have been very successful . Now is it something of interest for you to start as a business...sure but you have to take the right business creative baby steps. When done right..get ready for the traffic to flow. If you rush it..you will be transparent and will fail.
Let’s be real having a business and a personal relationship can be difficult for many, especially if it’s home based and you live together. So what I am going to recommend is how to have the perfect balance and how to avoid any kind of conflict. Enjoy :)
Starting a new business is always a very exciting and inspiring change of life. But I do stress that you’ve got to love what it is that you’re doing . if you don’t love it… Stop what you’re doing and rethink it. What you should be concentrating on is a business that you’re going to simply love and be completely passionate about. Give me a listen and feel free to comment.
Doing a bit of a movie review onto films I saw yesterday which were venom and a star is born. One was good the other was amazing! If you are a marvel fan boy or fan girl venom might not be your cup of tea, however it is enjoyable. And for star is born that was veryGood movie. Give it a listen and I’ll explain why before you go out and see them :-)
In this episode I talk about being smart before you create your YouTube channel. Take the right approach on using the correct tools in how you distribute your channel and don’t be afraid of your content..people are watching more than you think. YouTube in my eyes has replaced Google in order to find information and general how to content as well. Give it a listen.
Here we talk about the Art of Comic Book Flipping. Now that comic books remain to be in the main stream with block buster movies. The hobby / industry has become very attractive. However you must be wise when it comes to approaching this hobby/side hustle
It’s no secret that for the past 18 Seasons I have been producing premiere Scavenger Hunts from a wide variety of clients from the casual to the corporate and everything in between. In this episode I talk about on how to produce your own game business in what ever field you choose. It will take imagination, commitment, sacrifice and touching base to your kid side:) Give it a listen and Enjoy!
Have you ever watched late night television and see that there was a local house flipping seminar being conducted at a nearby hotel? Or have you been in your car and heard that there are casting agents from Los Angeles coming into your town looking for young kids to be in the next marvel movie or Nickelodeon show? I’m sure you have… Well I’m here to tell you to do your research and beware.. because the amount of money that people throw at these people is mesmerizing as well as Disgusting. Give it a listen and please spread the word on this topic.
Always admire interesting individuals and Movie Producer Jason Blum of Blumhouse Pictures is no exception. His style of business and cinema is probably the most interesting forms of moviemaking today. From smash it’s like paranormal activity to get out and many in between, his approach to business in a creative sense can be harnessed into your own. As I always say it is very healthy to study people that are not associated with your industry. The reason for that is it’s a fresh take on business, so have your notebook handy :-) give the podcast listen and learn a little bit about Jason Blum.
Yes I am making reference to the 1984 Smash Hit “ The Karate Kid” but this episode has nothing to do with that movie. What it does have something to do with is the correct way to become a mentor to a friend, coworker, family member, or acquaintance. But the correct way not the greedy way. I have been a mentor to a few in the past and have not asked for a time.. but this art of giving is the best reward of them all!
What we’re talking about is concentrating on patience when it comes to business. A lot of people want to make a quick buck and call themselves entrepreneurs, it could work for some but the object of the game is the macro. The macro tends to be the most rewarding as well as long-standing :-)
We talked briefly about the recent passing of some creative individuals that we’ve recently lost and how we consume as much content as we can after their passing. What we are talking about here in this podcast is to enjoy them while they’re living to consume their lessons :-)
In this podcast I simply talk about how to keep your personal and your business completely separate on social media. People that do not take that approach result in consequences that speak volumes. So I share my two cents on how to cure this bad habit, that a lot of people constantly do. Give it a listen :-)
In today’s world especially in social media, how people describe themselves as either public figures or influencers is actually this evening. In this brief podcast, I will talk about how those self descriptions are actually tarnishing those words. If you are and you can back it up, fine. If you are not a public figure or an influencer you got to stop pretending,Until you actually become one. Give it a listen, and thank you!
You might see it from time to time the occasional motivational quote on social media. With that said, that’s all fine and dandy but the truth is they are ineffective. So I’m gonna just give you my two cents on how to avoid that practice and how many people are actually not seeing that post. Enjoy
Here we talk about being approached by Reality Tv Producers. We had been approached by TV producers recently by very reputable Production Companies. However, we are going to tell you what to watch out for if you are ever approached to be knowledgeable about the process. Enjoy!
I was asked a question as to what inspires us to create our games. I found that question to be brilliant, because there is no clear answer. Everyone draws from inspiration from a variety of different streams, yours is different then ours. With that said I would be more than happy to provide how we have been inspired to create our game materials and products based on pop-culture, and continue to reinvent ourselves each and every year. Feel free take a listen and please comment if you have any questions, enjoy!