Creative Rebels - The Podcast for Creatives
By Adam Brazier & David Speed
Inspiring interviews with creative people who have rebelled against the 9-5 (..And advice on how you can too) Hosted by David Speed and Adam Brazier, co-founders of Graffiti Life and Parlour Tattoo.
The Future of the Creative Community - Season Finale with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this episode we talk about the future of the Creative Rebels podcast and the exciting future for the community. Follow us; @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
February 18, 2022
Hitting 100k on Instagram with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this episode we go deep in audience building and social media. Follow us; @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
February 03, 2022
Being a Creative in 2022 with Adam Brazier & David Speed
Another year of creativity is ahead of us. In this episode we talk about how you can make the best of this year by building stronger habits and having your 'one big thing' Hosts - @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
January 11, 2022
The Meaning of Success with Alex Manzi
What a way to round off this year. A fantastic chat with our good friend; Coach, Podcaster and Author, Alex Manzi. Thank you to everyone who's listened this year. We love you. Merry Christmas!
December 24, 2021
Going Viral and Making a Difference with Sophie Gamand
Sophie Gamand is a photographer and artist, dedicated to capturing images of shelter dogs. Sophie balances a creative career with making a positive impact on the dogs and shelters that she works with .Sophie’s most famous work takes pit bull dogs and, with the addition of a flower crown, challenges the view of this breed and has helped house numerous abandoned dogs.
December 18, 2021
The Creative Life with Kris Andrew Small
Based in Sydney, Kris Andrew Small’s work is a joyful explosion of colour, typography, pattern, and collage. He often takes societal issues and channels them through loud and abstract visuals. Kris has collaborate with clients including Nike, Apple, Dazed, Die Zeit, Adidas Originals, It’s Nice That, Channel 4, WeTransfer, Reebok and more. He’s also exhibited internationally at institutions like the V&A in Dundee and MAD in The Lourve, Paris.
December 10, 2021
A Creative Pep Talk with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this episode we discuss; Making with Meaning, Mindset & Skillset. NOW is the time to be a creative! Follow us on the gram; @Adambrazier & @davidspeeduk Or the show @rebelscreate
December 02, 2021
Her First $100k with Tori Dunlap
Tori Dunlap is the founder of Her First 100k. She made $100k before the age of 25 and is on a mission to empower her audience to become financially literate. She talks about financial feminism; shining a light on the wage gap and many other money inequalities!
November 25, 2021
Making a Creative Impact Through TikTok with Laura Ghiacy
Laura Ghiacy is a personal trainer and content creator. Laura passionately speaks out against diet culture and makes engaging content to bust myths around food and fitness. We spoke to Laura about creating content on camera, taking the leap into your own business and making an impact on TikTok.
November 17, 2021
Creative Money Talk with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this Episode Adam & David talk about Pricing your work and breaking down how many customers you need to turn your passion into a career. This one's a detailed one so get a pen and paper ready. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate Or @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
November 10, 2021
Turning Creativity into a Career with Adam Brazier & David Speed
This is an important episode for all creatives. If you're trying to turn your passion into a career we offer some really valuable advice in this episode. Follow us on instagram; @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
November 03, 2021
How to Conquer Uncertainty with Sam Conniff
Sam Conniff is a serial social entrepreneur (founder of Livity, Don’t Panic). His latest project is called the Uncertainty Experts, a live, interactive documentary that analyses how you deal with uncertain situations. Through this fascinating chat with Sam we uncover how dealing with uncertainty can unlock so much in our lives!
October 26, 2021
Talent is Pursued Interest with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this week's Episode; Adam (@adambrazier) & David (@davidspeeduk) talk about creative talent, finding the right clients & maximising motivation.
October 18, 2021
Open and Honest Creativity with Grace Miceli
Grace Miceli is an illustrator and author. Grace’s art often deals with the struggles and relatable situations that face many creatives. In this interview we talk to the social media superstar about making an impact as a creator.
October 12, 2021
The Business Survival Kit with Bianca Miller Cole and Byron Cole
This week we had a tactical chat with Bianca Miller Cole and Byron Cole, about the business side of creativity. They’ve just written a book (the Business Survival Kit), so we had a lot of questions - because we know that the ‘entrepreneur’ side is something that a lot of creatives struggle with!
October 05, 2021
Be Crazy with Timelapse Photographer Matthew Vandeputte
Matthew Vandeputte @matjoez is a Timelapse producer. We got in-depth with this discussion, talking about making it as a creative, finding your people and making real money. Matt is a creative who has taken big chances in his career that have definitely paid off.
September 28, 2021
Putting Passion into Practice with Iona Thomas
Iona Thomas @_styledbynight_ is a product and pattern designer and our business partner! Her debut range has been created under the pseudonym ‘Styled by Night’, as she created the entire range outside of working hours. In this episode we are joined by our contract lawyer Electra Japonas, to talk the business of creativity, gatekeepers and getting a project off of the ground.
September 20, 2021
Why Relationships Sell Work with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this Episode; Adam Brazier (@adambrazier) & David Speed (@davidspeeduk) discuss selling work and why creating experiences can deepen relationships that lead to creative success.
September 13, 2021
Brand Yourself with Lucy Werner & Hadrien Chatelet
In this Episode we talk to Lucy Werner & Hadrien Chatelet about how to brand yourself as a creative and their new book 'Brand Yourself'
September 07, 2021
Networking For Creatives with Adam Brazier & David Speed
In this episode Adam (@adambrazier) and David (@davidspeeduk) discuss the importance of people when it comes to turning your passion into a career.
August 31, 2021
Finding Your Tribe with Dr Chris Ryan
Dr Chris Ryan is a New York Times bestselling author, psychologist, podcaster and vanthropologist (he lives in a van!) Chris has studied hunter gatherers societies and how civilisation effects human behaviour. This is one of the most fascinating conversations we've ever had on the show!
August 23, 2021
Creating a Legacy with Christian Breslauer
Christian Breslauer is a young, ambitious Director, Writer and Cinematographer. Christian has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music (The Weeknd, Lil Nas X, Marshmello, Doja Cat, Roddy Ricch, Chris Brown, Bebe Rexha) just to name a few.
August 16, 2021
Make a Living Doing What You Love with Chris Do
Chris Do is a designer, speaker, educator and founder of The Futur. Chris has a audacious mission; to teach a billion people how to make a living doing what they love. We are so aligned with Chris on so many things and it was an honour to interview one of our heroes!
August 10, 2021
Making Creative Change with Adam & David
In this episode Adam & David discuss; Change, Planting Flags and YOUR success.
August 03, 2021
Painting Change with David Puck
This week we spoke to the LA based muralist David Puck
July 28, 2021
Building Brands with Andy Nguyen
In this episode we talk to Andy Nguyen about how he has built several different brands including Afters Ice Cream and Matte Black Coffee. Andy has never been afraid to take big risks, to jump in and learn on the job in a bunch of different industries. Despite being kicked out of school and told he would never make it Andy had been able to carve out a very successful creative career.
July 20, 2021
Creating Vs Consuming with Tyler Babin
This week we have one of our favourite chats yet with Tyler Babin. We go deep on enjoying the process, being creative and writing your own story.
July 13, 2021
Become a Role Model with William Adoasi
In this episode we interview William Adoasi founder of watch brand Vitae London. An entrepreneur with a mission help people who are less fortunate through education.
July 05, 2021
That Will Never Work with Marc Randolf
This week we interviewed Marc Randolf - Founder of NETFLIX, author and host of the amazing podcast 'That'll never work'
June 28, 2021
The TikTok Journalist with Sophia Smith Galer
In this weeks episode we talk to visual journalist Sophia Smith Galer about becoming TikTok famous and her new book.
June 22, 2021
How to Work Alone and Not Lose Your Mind with Rebecca Seal
In this episode we interview the amazing Rebecca Seal about one of our favourite books ever; Solo.
June 14, 2021
Status, Star Wars & Sacrifice with Adam Brazier & David Speed
Because you asked for it, we've made it! This week we're doing a little experiment. A host-led episode where Adam and David discuss thing that have been on their mind over the past month. Let us know if you want more of these episodes by messaging us on instagram; @rebelscreate
June 07, 2021
Sculpting a Creative Career with Wilfrid Wood
Wilfrid studied graphics at Central Saint Martins before working behind the scenes at the TV show Spitting Image. Following this he now works as a freelance sculptor creating unique portraits.
May 31, 2021
Levelling Up with Frankie Ward
In this week's episode we to talk to the awesome Esports and gaming host Frankie Ward. Frankie is also the host of 'Save Your Game' - the new Red Bull Gaming podcast.
May 24, 2021
Creatively Curious with Helen Kirkum
Helen Kirkum is an artist and sneaker designer. Curious about how sneakers were made, she started dismantling shoes to work out the process. This lead to creating brand new silhouettes using composite parts from different pairs, which has gained attention from the biggest brands in the world. Helen’s curiosity has led her to a totally unique career where she is able to tell stories with her work and create sustainable ‘new’ products from discarded materials.
May 17, 2021
Creating Everyday with Erika Lee Sears
Erika Lee Sears is a self-taught oil painter who left the 9-5 grind to pursue a career as an artist. Erika has painted and posted a piece of work every day for the last six years. This consistency has allowed her to grow a huge following across multiple platforms as she evolves as an artist and takes people on a journey through her work.
May 10, 2021
Quality Over Quantity with Cal Newport
Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University and a New York Times bestselling author of seven books. Cal has no social media and writes about how we can do our best, 'deep work' when we master the distractions around us. His new book 'A world without email' delves into how much time our inbox is taking away from us. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
May 04, 2021
Your Creative Identity with Poppy Chancellor
Poppy Chancellor is a paper cut artist. Poppy’s work explores themes of energy, empowerment and creativity but after losing her dad she started using her work to explore the feelings of bereavement. Over lockdown Poppy has grown her ‘Griefcase’ community and together they have navigated the pandemic. In this wide ranging conversation we discuss some of the hardest parts of being a creative and being okay with where you’re at.
April 26, 2021
Hype Yourself with Lucy Werner
Lucy Werner is founder of The Wern, an award-winning PR & design consultancy for startups and HypeYourself.com, an online DIY platform for small businesses to learn how to build their brand and do publicity for themselves. She has written a bestselling book Hype Yourself: a no-nonsense PR toolkit for small businesses and regularly teaches and host workshops for Cass Business School, Courier magazine, Hatch Enterprise, UAL & UCL. follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
April 19, 2021
How to Work Without Losing Your Mind with Cate Sevilla
Cate Sevilla is a journalist, podcaster and writer. Her new book 'How to Work Without Losing Your Mind' dives into the often emotional obstacles that most of us will have to navigate at work, at some point. From nightmare colleagues and bosses to struggling with burnout; Cate has practical advice on how to cope. It's always a pleasure to chat with Cate and you'll be able to hear us on her podcast 'The Heart Of It' very soon! Follow us on instagram; @adambrazier & @davidspeeduk
April 12, 2021
Lift as You Climb with Viv Groskop
Viv Groskop is a journalist, podcaster, stand up comedian and writer. Her brilliant new book 'Lift as You Climb' discusses *how* to be ambitious, how to succeed and how to help others along the way. We got pretty deep in this wide ranging convo and covered topics like how to spread positivity in a negative world, your inner voice and giving a platform to the quieter voices of society.
April 05, 2021
Transforming your Business with Toria Smith
Toria Smith is the founder of Grape and Fig, the UK's first 'grazing' catering company. She has hosted events for brands like Facebook and Airbnb and a host of celeb clients but as all events ground to a halt during the pandemic she had to reinvent the business. From losing their main revenue stream, Grape and Fig is now thriving, leveraging their online presence to cater directly to their fans. Follow us; @rebelscreate
March 29, 2021
Founding Twitch and Finding Happiness with Justin Kan
Justin Kan is an entrepreneur, investor, content creator and co-founder of the streaming platform 'Twitch' - which was sold to Amazon for $950m. In this episode we dive into the work and dedication it takes to build a successful company - but more importantly how to build a successful life. We go deep in this one and we think it's one of our best. Thanks Justin. follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
March 22, 2021
Creative Boom with Katy Cowan
Katy Cowan is a journalist, podcaster and the founder of Creative Boom. Katy has been championing creativity online for the past 12 years and has galvanised the creative community, by providing insight, industry knowledge and by showcasing emerging talent.
March 15, 2021
Creating a Creative Community on Clubhouse with Amrit Singh
Amrit Singh is an artist, speaker and social media expert. Amrit's career exploded when he discovered livestreaming in 2016. He went on to grow a dedicated following and turned his hobby into a full time career as a professional artist. please support us on Patreon; Patreon.com/creativerebels
March 08, 2021
The Creative Journey with Martina Martian
Martina Martian is an illustrator turned photographer and content creator. After establishing herself as a successful illustrator and working for lots of global brands Martina began to explore new interests and avenues, pivoting to the world of flash photography.
February 26, 2021
Changing Careers with Charlie Osborne
In this episode we talk to Charlie Osborne, a designer and brand strategist currently living in Bali. We talk about developing the self awareness needed to start following a career that feels right for you. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
February 19, 2021
Building Creative Spaces with Ed Stanbury & Max Oppenheim
In this episode we talk to Ed & Max the founders of Blok. Blok is an award-winning independent fitness studio. Their mission is to creatively inspire movement. They have created unique spaces across the UK that combine creativity and fitness. They even have an artist in residence! Follow us on instagram - @rebelscreate
February 12, 2021
A Journey To Understanding Happiness with Alex Manzi
Alex Manzi is a Coach, Podcaster and Author. After going through his own battles with Depression and Anxiety, he decided to start a platform to help inspire people to live with more clarity and happiness, by challenging the way you think, to open up your mind and invite you to live in the moment. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
February 05, 2021
The Creative Practice with Seth Godin
Seth Godin is an author, entrepreneur and teacher. Seth has written 18 books and over 7000 blog posts. His latest book 'The Practice', is designed to give you confidence to start making and sharing creative work.
January 29, 2021
Sabotage: How to Get Out of Your Own Way with Emma Gannon
Emma Gannon returns for a record breaking third time, to launch Series 3 of Creative Rebels! Emma is a best-selling author, podcast host, speaker and one of our favourite humans. Emma's recent book 'Sabotage' dives into the strange tendency of creatives to ruin their work, either consciously or subconsciously and how to get out of your own way.
January 22, 2021
Season 2 Finale - Our Favourite Episodes with Adam & David
In this episode we look back at some of our favourite episodes and learnings from season 2 of Creative Rebels. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
January 15, 2021
Social Media Success with Unsah Malik
Unsah has worked in social media for a decade, helping famous brands grow online. After feeling like her career had no upward momentum (she would become the top social expert at each company she worked) she decided to go freelance and build her own business. Unsah implemented her knowledge to quickly launch and grow her personal channels and went on to release a best selling ebook, helping readers conquer their social media demons.
January 08, 2021
Self Belief with David Speed
Happy New Year Rebels! David is co-host of this podcast, a Creative Entrepreneur and a neon artist. David has been making work with spraypaint for 20 years. He abandoned his plans of becoming a teacher to pursue a career in art, despite being advised by his own teachers that art was not a ‘realistic’ career for him. David is writing this in the third person and really hopes you enjoy this episode. He believes that you’re capable of more than you can imagine.
January 01, 2021
The Power of People with Adam Brazier
Adam is the co-host of this Podcast, Creative Entrepreneur and Fashion & Beauty Photographer. Adam began his exploration into Photography as a way to document his travel and creative experiences. Adam works with London’s top models agencies, celebrities, influencers and shot covers internationally for Women’s Health and Beast magazines. Adam enjoys creating incredibly detailed and elegant imagery. He is inspired by chic fashion, femininity and classic beauty.
December 25, 2020
Creativity is EVERYTHING with Stuart Semple
Stuart Semple is an artist and founder of the art materials store, Culture Hustle. Stuart makes art that often isn't a physical object, but that is an experience, either in the real world or online. His work often focuses on community, social issues and mental health and as an ambassador for the MIND charity in the UK Stuart flies the flag for creativity as a tool for positive mental wellbeing.
December 18, 2020
Happy Not Perfect with Poppy Jamie
Poppy Jamie is an entrepreneur, podcaster and mental health advocate. When Poppy explained to us that she grew up with a mother as a psychologist and a father as an entrepreneur everything made sense. Poppy has launched a successful accessories line, built her own app and through various projects helps people to become 'happy not perfect'. follow us; @rebelscreate
December 11, 2020
Creative Ideas from Everywhere with 45rpm
45rpm is a designer, illustrator, and artist. RPM has worked for some of the biggest brands in the world and is consistently working on personal projects alongside his brand work. He takes inspiration from everywhere and taps into his creativity by getting obsessed with various niches, which go on to inform his practice. follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
December 04, 2020
Do What You Love with Holly Tucker
Holly Tucker is an entrepreneur, the founder of Not On The Highstreet and Holly and Co and the voice of small business in the UK. Holly believes that marrying purpose with something you love, can create the perfect business - and that the perfect business is one that both supports you and makes you happy. follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
November 27, 2020
Building Bricks with Tori West
Tori West is a writer, publisher, part-time cleaner and the editor of Bricks Magazine. Tori provides honest insight into the creative industries and what it takes for many of us to support our creative careers. She champions the underdog and smashes pre-conceptions, giving a voice to the young, the working class, LGBT creators and any group that isn't given opportunities they deserve. follow us on instagram @rebelscreate
November 20, 2020
Find Your Style with Kelly Anna
Kelly Anna is a freelance print designer and artist. She has had her designs worn by Beyonce, painted murals across the world and has collaborated with brands like Nike and Lego. Her work is a bold mix of power, athleticism, femininity and movement, a style that is an amalgamation of her artistic career. Follow us on instagram; @rebelscreate
November 13, 2020
Serving up Success with WhatWillyCook
Will Hughes aka WhatWillyCook is an internet food man. He started making videos at the beginning of the UK's first Corona lockdown. These videos have been hugely popular, attracting a huge following as well as brand deals and collaborations. Will makes recipes that are accessible and his video style makes them must-see. In this episode we talk about; Delicious treats, Blocking out the haters and making videos
November 06, 2020
Instagram for Creatives with James Lewis
James Lewis is an Artist and content creator. James' hand painted artwork is very satisfying to watch, so much so that he now has over 1M instagram followers! James first started painting lettering and as both his style evolved and his video presentation improved, his career took off. follow us on instagram; http://instagram.com/rebelscreate
October 30, 2020
The ART of Disruption with Magid Magid
Magid Magid is an MEP for the Green Party and the former Lord Mayor of Sheffield. We've never had a politician on the show before because we've never found one that would be a good fit - someone without ulterior motives who believes that doing the right thing is the right thing. That was until we met Magid! Follow us; http://instagram.com/rebelscreate
October 23, 2020
Self Help Me with Liz Miele
Liz Miele is a stand up comedian and writer. Liz started comedy at 16 years old. She has appeared on TV, performed worldwide and has built a strong, loyal online fan base - mostly by cleverly packaging short comedy clips that have gone viral.
October 16, 2020
Why Humour Is A Superpower At Work And In Life - With Naomi Bagdonas & Jennifer Aaker
Naomi Bagdonas and Dr. Jennifer Aaker are colleagues at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Their book, 'Humour Seriously' explains how humour can be a superpower that many of us aren't utilising and breaks down the data that shows; being funny can bring big rewards. follow us on instagram; http://instagram.com/rebelscreate
October 09, 2020
The Power of Influence with Ben Jeffries
Ben Jeffries is an entrepreneur and founder of the influencer marketing platform 'Influencer'. Ben started the company at just 21 with co-founder, Youtuber Casper Lee and has grown a hugely successful, pandemic-proof company. Ben took the massive decision to drop out of university to follow his passion, but hasn't looked back! Series brought to you by Adobe. Find more information about the Creative Challenges at creativerebels.co/adobe.
October 02, 2020
Building a Fashion Brand with Sian Gabbidon
Sian Gabbidon is a fashion designer and former winner of 'The Apprentice' TV show. Sian's career really started on Instagram, building a following and selling via the platform. After her TV appearance she used the exposure to promote her brand and set up deals with Asos and House of Fraser. Series brought to you by Adobe. Find more information about the Creative Challenges at creativerebels.co/adobe.
September 25, 2020
The Authentic Creative with James Matthews
James Matthews is a filmmaker and Youtuber. James makes videos for big brands and also collaborates with tech companies in an influencer capacity but shares his process through behind the scenes and tutorial videos. James' honesty and authenticity has allowed him to grow a large following and build a career doing what he loves. Series brought to you by Adobe find more information about the Creative Challenges at http://creativerebels.co/adobe
September 18, 2020
Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire with Rebecca Henderson
Rebecca Henderson is an author, economist and a professor at Harvard Business School. Rebecca's book 'Reimagining Capitalism' lays out why the current state of business is not sustainable in a world that is literally 'on fire'. The book shows that purpose-driven business is not only possible but that those who adopt it are actually more successful.
September 17, 2020
How to Succeed Online with Jack Gaisford
Jack Gaisford is a videographer, editor, content producer and the founder of V21 Video Marketing Agency. Jack has a deep understanding of video making and storytelling, for any profession and how this sits in today's ever changing social media landscape. Series brought to you by Adobe find more information about the Creative Challenges at http://creativerebels.co/adobe The chance to win in a year’s Creative Cloud subscription plus mentorship from us!
September 11, 2020
Good Business with Wayne Hemingway
Wayne Hemingway is a designer and entrepreneur. Wayne is the founder of fashion label Red or Dead, which he built with his wife Geraldine and later sold. Their next business was Hemingway Design, working on housing design, interior, office and workspace design and even event planning. All of Wayne's ventures have been built around a strong purpose and meeting societal needs. This episode is brought to you in partnership with The Good Business Festival
September 09, 2020
Being Authentic with Yomi Adegoke
Yomi Adegoke is a journalist and author. Yomi writes about culture, class, politics and race. She co-wrote 'Slay in Your Lane' which deals with the complexities of getting ahead as a black woman in society. Yomi writes about issues that very few journalists cover but that are relevant to a huge audience and herein lies her success! Brought to you by Adobe. Learn about the Creative Challenges at http://creativerebels.co/adobe The chance to win in a year’s Creative Cloud subscription and mentorship!
September 04, 2020
The Business of Youtube with Zac & Jay
Zac and Jay are YouTube content creators. The duo have produced many viral videos and their channel 'The Zac And Jay Show' currently sits at over 700,000 subscribers. It seems as though they have discovered the cheat code for life because their job is to go on mad adventures, meet cool people and create stories to tell their grandkids. Series brought to you by Adobe find more information about the Creative Challenges at http://creativerebels.co/adobe
August 28, 2020
Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery with Roger Kneebone
Roger Kneebone is a professor of surgical education at Imperial College London and the author of a book which caught our attention; 'Expert; Understanding the Path to Mastery'. Roger interviewed a diverse range of experts for the book and weaves in his own experiences, (such as frequently operating on knife wounds in a war zone!) Within these stories can be found the common traits, across any discipline, that will lead to mastery.
August 27, 2020
Creative Consistency with Jessica Kobeissi
Jessica Kobeissi is a professional photographer and Youtuber. Jessica's photography is self-taught and her YouTube channel is filled with tutorials, where she shares what she has learnt. She has developed a distinctive style and grown a huge audience, over multiple channels, by consistently creating. Series brought to you by Adobe find more information about the Creative Challenges at creativerebels.co/adobe The chance to win in a year’s Creative Cloud subscription plus mentorship from us!
August 21, 2020
Believe in Yourself with Jamal Edwards
Jamal Edwards is an entrepreneur, videographer and founder of the music platform SBTV. Jamal started making videos when he was just 15 years old. Under Jamal's vision, SBTV grew. Today the channel has over a million subscribers on Youtube and has helped launch the careers of several artists. Series brought to you by Adobe find more information about the Creative Challenges at creativerebels.co/adobe The chance to win in a year’s Creative Cloud subscription plus mentorship from us!
August 14, 2020
Win at LinkedIn with Goldie Chan
Goldie Chan is a founder, writer and LinkedInfluencer. After leaving her 9-5 Goldie started making videos for Linkedin, whilst looking for a new job. Her daily videos gradually gained traction until her popularity on the platform exploded and she eventually ended up creating over 800 consecutive daily videos. Goldie's story is one of commitment and consistency, which always pays off in the end!
August 07, 2020
Talk it out with Gail Porter
Gail Porter is a TV presenter and writer. Gail's crazy career kicked off on kids TV in the 1990's, she then went on to present Top of the Pops, Big Breakfast and a host of other shows. Gail's career and life changed dramatically when, for seemingly no reason, she lost her hair to alopecia. Gail has overcome so many hurdles, including at one point, becoming homeless. She is a pure soul and one of the coolest people I've ever met.
July 31, 2020
Thinking Creatively with Kimberley Wilson
Kimberley Wilson is a psychologist, podcaster and author. Kimberley is an expert in the overlap between food and psychology and how what we eat can affect how we behave. Her book 'How to Build a Healthy Brain' is a complete manual on how to exercise, recharge and care for the most important organ in our bodies. Brain health is massively neglected in modern conversations of wellbeing but Kimberley is on a mission to help us better understand our brains and how to best care for them.
July 24, 2020
Face your Fears with Laird Hamilton
Laird Hamilton is an entrepreneur, inventor and big wave surfer. Laird is probably the most well known surfer in the world. He has developed several techniques that allow surfers to ride waves that were previously impossible. Laird is a remarkable human, whose relentless pursuit for innovation has given him the tools to overcome obstacles and fears. We don't need to be in the middle of the ocean to use these tools ourselves.
July 17, 2020
Just Keep Creating with Gary Andrews
Gary Andrews is an animator, illustrator and cartoonist. Gary records events in his life through a drawing each day. After tragically losing his wife Gary continued to doodle and began to address the rollercoaster of grieving, through his drawings. His work is a source of joy to many, as, without fail, he documents, silly, mundane or emotional events every single day
July 10, 2020
We Failed - Creative Thinking ft Iona Thomas
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July 08, 2020
Building a Brand with Lucy & Yak
This week's guests are Lucy and Chris, from dungaree fashion brand Lucy & Yak. They have grown from a small Depop page, to a hugely popular brand, passionate about sustainability, community and creating unique clothing for creative people. The company wouldn't exist, if not for a series of events Lucy and Chris experienced while travelling the world. It goes to show that too much planning will hide opportunities and sometimes it's better to just see what happens!
July 03, 2020
Thinking About Comparison - Creative Thinking
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June 29, 2020
Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal
Nir Eyal is an author, investor and behavioural scientist. Nir's first book, 'Hooked: how to build habit forming products' was a huge hit in the tech industry. Essentially it was a guide for companies to create emotional triggers around their products so that users would become 'hooked'. His new book 'Indistractable' is a guide to resist distraction and take some power back over our time that is coveted by companies and advertisers the world over.
June 26, 2020
The Anxiety Solution with Chloe Brotheridge
Chloe Brotheridge is an author, podcaster and anxiety coach. Chloe suffered acute anxiety as a child. After later conquering this herself she decided to help others to stop worrying and start feeling more confident. She says that no one was born with low self-esteem, it was learnt, so we can un-learn it!
June 19, 2020
Advice from our Audience - Creative Thinking
June 18, 2020
A Letter from an Artist - Creative Thinking ft. Iona Thomas
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June 16, 2020
Believing it's Possible with Harry Mack
Harry Mack is a freestyle rapper. Harry started freestyling at 12 years old. He sucked. But his love of music inspired him to keep practising. Harry is now recognised as one of the best in the world. He performs complex raps based on random words that are thrown to him by a crowd. He has built his career through a series of viral videos, allowing his passion to become a viable career.
June 12, 2020
Believe in Your F**king Self with Jamali Maddix
Jamali Maddix is a stand up comedian. Jamali became interested in comedy at a young age but wasn't sure what he wanted to do with his life. He got a tattoo to remind himself of this, on his forearm, depicting a businessman staring into an abyss. The tattoo got infected which in a weird twist of events gave Jamali a six month period to work on comedy. He gave himself a deadline, six months to make it or he would give up comedy. Six years later he's not doing too bad.
June 05, 2020
Telling Visual Stories with Alex Strohl - ISO:lation Mini-Series Ep7
In this episode Adam talks to Alex Strohl, an outstanding outdoor & adventure Photographer based in Montana. Alex has amassed over 2 million followers through telling visual stories. In this episode we talk about curiosity, adventure and designing your own life.
June 04, 2020
Creative Thinking - Targeting an older audience, LinkedIn & Balance - Ft. Iona Thomas
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June 03, 2020
Working Alone with Rebecca Seal
Rebecca Seal is an author, journalist, editor and TV presenter. As with many guests on the show, there was a point in Rebecca's life where, to the outside world, it looked like she had 'everything'. However, she started to realise that society's view of success didn't match her own and non-stop work was affecting her mental and physical health. In this episode, we talk about how important it was to make a change.
May 29, 2020
Creative Thinking - Confidence in front of Camera & Getting Started - ft. Iona Thomas
The show where we answer your questions! If you have a question; DM us on instagram @rebelscreate
May 28, 2020
Giving Away Secrets with Lindsay Adler - ISO:lation Mini-Series Ep6
Lindsay Adler is one of the world's best Fashion Photographers. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, Elle Magazine & Harper's Bazaar. Lindsay also loves to educate; She teaches workshops, is the author of 5 books and has a huge catalog of online tutorials.
May 28, 2020
Creative Calling with Chase Jarvis
Chase Jarvis is an entrepreneur, a speaker, a content creator, a photographer and most importantly a creative. Chase was heading for a job in medicine, following the career path that was expected of him. With the passing of his grandfather, Chase inherited some photography equipment and decided to change direction and follow his creative calling. Chase went on to become a world-renowned photographer and the founder of multiple successful businesses.
May 22, 2020
Creative Thinking - Mates Rates, Courses & Cutting Back - ft. Iona Thomas
Creative Thinking, a show where we answer your questions.
May 21, 2020
The Art of Business with Lara Jade - ISO:lation Mini-Series Ep5
In this episode Adam talks to Lara Jade, An incredible British fashion & beauty photographer living in New York. Lara enjoys creating timeless and emotive imagery and is inspired by feminine strength, unique beauty and timeless style.
May 20, 2020
Charlie Dark Changed My Life
Charlie Dark is a musician, a poet, a Yoga teacher, a speaker and the founder of Run Dem Crew. With a creative career that spans three decades, Charlie knows all too well the ups and downs of being a creative. He has dealt with failures along the way but this has developed his endurance and a knowledge of how to create something that inspires people. A lot of people ask us how to gain a following, a good start is to become a leader and Charlie is just that.
May 15, 2020
The Pursuit of Excellence with Gabby Reece
Gabby Reece is a former professional volleyball player, a health and fitness expert, a best-selling author, a presenter, a podcaster and a mum. She has co-founded multiple businesses and is a true example of someone who falls in love with the process of things, pursuing excellence with grit and determination.
May 08, 2020
Creative Thinking - Dealing with life in quarantine - Ft Iona Thomas
Creative Thinking - A show where we answer your questions. If you have a question please DM us on instagram; @rebelscreate
May 07, 2020
Inspiring Adventure with Nastasia Yokoub
In this episode Adam interviews Nastasia Yokoub founder of Dame Traveler and author of the new book; Dame Traveler: Live the Spirit of Adventure. Nastasia aims to inspire and empower her huge community to Travel more, Do more and Be more.
May 05, 2020
How to Stand Out, Scale Up and Make a Difference with Daniel Priestly
Daniel Priestley is an entrepreneur, best selling author and international speaker. His company Dent Global is a business accelerator, but Daniel and his team will only work with companies and entrepreneurs that are making a positive impact in the world. Without Daniel's book 'Oversubscribed' we probably wouldn't have a business and without his book 'Key Person of Influence' we definitely wouldn't have a podcast!
May 01, 2020
Learning Creativity with Danny Batista - ISO:lation Mini-Series Ep2
April 28, 2020
The Importance of People with Gemma Cairney
Gemma Cairney is an award winning broadcaster, author and documentary maker. Gemma’s work is always about people, communication and community. She is able to see the world as it is, to recognise problems but to overcome them with contagious positivity and DIY attitude. A key example of this is her business; after feeling like her ideas weren’t being heard she founded Boom Shakalaka Productions, to make the kind of programmes she wanted to make!
April 24, 2020
Creative Thinking - Getting Your Content Seen & Using the Right Tone of Voice
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April 22, 2020
Creating Longevity with Anna Fowler - ISO:lation Mini-Series - Ep1
Anna Fowler is a Fashion & Wedding Photographer. Anna inspires, brings confidence and helps her clients crush their insecurities. After 10 years in television Anna picked up the camera, discovered her passion and after all these years has never looked back.
April 21, 2020
The Comparison Cure with Lucy Sheridan
Lucy Sheridan is the world’s first and only comparison coach. She helps her clients work out their own definition of success and teaches them how to kick the habit of constantly comparing themselves to others. This one is one of those episodes you’re going to want to listen to twice, it’s packed with so much valuable advice on how to kick out the ‘thief of joy’!
April 17, 2020
Starting a Sustainable Business with Steph Elswood
Steph Elswood is an entrepreneur, a food and fitness blogger, a dancer and an advocate for body positivity. After struggling for years with an eating disorder, Steph started her road to recovery by posting pics of her meals on instagram. Over the years her account grew massively and opened many opportunities for her, to not only make a living but help lots of people along the way
April 10, 2020
Follow Your Heart with Melissa Hemsley
Melissa Hemsley is a self-taught chef and a best-selling cookbook author who champions ‘real food’ and sustainability. In this episode we went way off menu and chatted on a bunch of different topics from coping with grief to the imposter syndrome around being seen as an expert.
April 03, 2020
Bonus - How to Survive an Apocalypse - Corona Virus Special
This episode was such therapy for us! We confronted, head on, some of the totally crap parts of the current situation and how we’re dealing - and we all left smiling 😅 We Zoomed with @annacod and @tiffphilippou from 'Is This Working' Initially to talk about freelance issues but the conversation became much more than that. Worry Tree; https://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/worrytree.htm
April 01, 2020
How to Build a Business with Tilly and the Buttons
Tilly Walnes is the founder of Tilly and the Buttons, a sewing brand that offers sewing patterns and online classes, to help people make their own clothes. Tilly used to work a 'proper job' but turned an interest into a passion and her passion into a career. This episode is a masterclass in how to build a brand, a community and a successful business!
March 27, 2020
Make Your Own Rules with Neil Rankin
Neil Rankin is a chef. He became well known for cooking BBQ, but has since started creating Vegan food as well. Neil went from studying sound engineering to becoming a well known chef and broke into the industry by working for free at 30 years old to learn his craft. It's an inspiring story of grit and determination.
March 20, 2020
Bonus - Creative Rebels on 'Is This Working?'
'Is this Working' with @annacod and @tiffphilippou is one of our favourite podcasts, so we were super honoured to be invited on as guests for their season finale! We dived into some really big topics around creativity, work and happiness. If you enjoy this episode please let ITW know and have a binge of their show :D
March 17, 2020
Squiggly Careers with Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis
Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis are host of the squiggly careers podcast, authors of the Squiggly Career book and founders of Amazing If. Their mission is to make work better.
March 13, 2020
Contagious Content with Paul Kemp-Robertson
Paul Kemp-Robertson is the co-founder of Contagious, a multi-platform marketing resource. Paul is a global marketing expert and in his book the Contagious Commandments he breaks down what it takes to make a brand, or essentially a story or message, contagious and how good ideas are spread.
March 06, 2020
The Joy of Work with Bruce Daisley
Bruce Daisley is the former VP of EMEA for Twitter. He was instrumental in the growth of the social media network over the eight years that he was there and became interested in the dynamics of teams and company culture within the organisation. This interest led Bruce to start the Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat podcast and ultimately to write his book 'The Joy of Work'.
February 28, 2020
Founding Brands with Liz Earle
Liz Earle is a writer, presenter and entrepreneur. After selling 'Liz Earle Beauty Co' to Boots in 2017 she could have retired to an Island to sip pina colada's, instead, she threw herself into start-up life, and founded Liz Earle Wellbeing. Her company creates content around all areas of wellbeing, food, health and beauty, and is founded on Liz's passion for working out how we can all live better lives.
February 21, 2020
Work F**king Hard with Come Curious
Our guests this week for our Valentine’s Day special are Florence and Reed from Come Curious. The duo has been making YouTube videos since 2015. Come Curious are on a mission to normalise the conversations around sex, to educate and help people better understand their bodies, their feelings and their relationships and to eradicate the shame and stigma that so often hangs around the topic.
February 14, 2020
The Best Teacher in the World: Andria Zafirakou
Andria Zafirakou is an art and textiles teacher from North London, who is a 'Global Teachers Prize' winner. Andria used the prize money of $1m to set up Artists In Residence, an artist residency programme that gives young people the chance to work with professional creatives and see the opportunities available for careers in the creative industries.
February 07, 2020
Get Rich Quick with Mike Winnet
Mike Winnet is a fictional character. He is a content creator who goes after online 'gurus' or as he calls them 'contrapreneurs' ™ who use exploitative tactics to sell their courses, mastermind programmes and mentorship. The real Mike sold his company for $11m and this chat is a fascinating look at what it takes to actually get rich and how it feels once you get there.
January 31, 2020
How To Break Up With Fast Fashion with Lauren Bravo
Lauren Bravo is a freelance journalist and author. Her new book 'How to Break Up With Fast Fashion' does a couple of things. As well as highlight the shocking statistics of just how much fast fashion is screwing the planet , it also offers up practical solutions we can all implement as well as looking at our spending habits and how we've got into this mess in the first place. This is a fascinating conversation with an excellent human!
January 24, 2020
The Art of Asking with Amanda Palmer
Amanda Palmer is a rockstar, an artist, an activist, a writer, and a TED speaker If you google Amanda, you'll find a lot of articles that focus on the brash Amanda 'Fucking' Palmer rockstar persona. You'll find her mistakes, well documented and you'll find outrage that she has the audacity to ASK her people to support her. We didn't interview the rockstar. We interviewed an artist who understands the complexities of making work, asking for support and surviving as a creative in these crazy times.
January 17, 2020
The Doorstep Mile with Alastair Humphreys
Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer! He's also a motivational speaker, an author, a #1 podcaster. He has cycled around the world covering 46000 miles in four years, he has rowed across the Atlantic ocean and has busked his way around Spain, with no back-up money (or musical talent). You can find his podcast 'Living Adventurously' on any podcast platform and his book 'Doorstep Mile'
January 17, 2020
Starting the Decade with Emma Gannon
One year ago Emma Gannon helped put Creative Rebels on the map as our first ever guest! We are so happy to welcome Emma back onto the show to talk about everything she's been up to in the past year and how her confidence has grown since turning 30. Emma is a podcaster, a best selling author, a speaker, and a true multi-hypenate (she should know, she wrote the book). Emma has just written her first novel 'Olive' which is available for preorder right now!
January 17, 2020
1 Year of Podcasting with Adam & David
😮 IT’S OUR LAST EPISODE OF SERIES ONE! (Don’t worry, Series 2 kicks off with a massive bang next week!) This episode we decided to take a look back at some of our favourite shows from the past year (yes, we’ve been making Creative Rebels for a whole year). We discuss some key guests and major takeaways we got from their interviews.
January 10, 2020
The Sober Diaries with Clare Pooley
Clare Pooley is a blogger and a novelist. Her book ‘The Sober Diaries’ is an account of her journey from drinking over a bottle of wine a day to quitting completely - an incredibly difficult task. Clare coped by blogging her ups and downs and built a supportive network around her. Blogging reignited her love for writing and Clare’s first novel ‘The Authenticity Project’ is out in spring of 2020
January 03, 2020
It's Time to START - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 6
🚨 Whatever it is you’ve been thinking of doing, START. Whatever you’re working on, KEEP GOING. 💪 Most people fail, because they stop. Or they don’t start at all. Give every thing you have and be proud that you’re making the world better and that you’re the kind of person that Is always creating.
January 02, 2020
Why is Marketing Important - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 5
🗣 Marketing is a skill that many creatives are pretty bad at. We love making things, but we’re rubbish at telling people they exist. We don’t want to beg or brag so we say “I’ll let the work speak for me”. 👣 Unfortunately, in most cases, if you build it they will NOT come. You have to tell them about it and carry them there. This is where good marketing comes in.
January 01, 2020
How to find CLIENTS - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 4
December 31, 2019
How important is Branding? - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 3
December 30, 2019
Is FEAR holding YOU back? - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 2
The number one thing that holds most creative people back is fear. Fear of other people’s opinions and fear of failure. Don’t let these fears hold you back from the life you want to live.
December 29, 2019
How to Find Your Passion - Do What You Love in 2020 - Lesson 1
Starting a new project (/life) in 2020? We’ve created a mini ‘course’ to help you make your next project a success. In this Episode we dive into the first step of any project; finding something that excites you. Finding a reason to be creative every day. Finding your passion and working out how you are going to change the world.
December 28, 2019
Life is a Career with Iona Thomas
Iona Thomas is an artist, entrepreneur and our business partner. After months of putting full-time hours into the company, on the side, whilst still working a full-time job we were finally able to bring Iona in as a business partner. We have been through many trials and tribulations, the ups and downs of running a business together for ten years have forged an incredible bond between us and we're so happy to introduce our business partner to you all!
December 27, 2019
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone with Georgia Lewis Anderson
Georgia LA is a broadcaster, journalist, tech consultant and a virtual assistant conversation designer (she designed the personality of Microsoft’s ‘Cortana’) Georgia began her career interviewing celebrities like Justin Bieber, P Diddy and Kelly Rowland for YouTube start up SBTV. She has had an extensive media career but has developed a niche reporting on Tech and the impact it has on real peoples lives.
December 20, 2019
Sign Painting & The Simpsons with Alex May Hughes
Alex May Hughes is an artist and sign-painter. Alex's work is typically either beautifully crafted signs, created in a traditional Victorian style, or beautifully crafted signs, created in a Matt Groening, Simpsons style. Through experimenting with various types of sign-painting Alex discovered her love for working with gold leaf and mirrored surfaces and has established a niche in this way of working.
December 13, 2019
How To Speak Machine with John Maeda
John Maeda is the Chief Experience Officer of Publicis Sapient, he is also an artist, designer, and a former president of the Rhode Island School of Design. We got John on the podcast to talk about his new book; How To Speak Machine. The book presents a framework for creatives to expand their knowledge in the digital world where perhaps they feel a little left behind. John argues that by understanding 'computational design', 'classical creatives' we be able to up their game.
December 06, 2019
Don't Limit Yourself with Oscar Scheller
Oscar Scheller is a musician, a singer, songwriter and producer. He is carving a creative career that fosters collaboration, working with artists like Charli XCX, Ashnikko, Lily Allen and Miraa May. Oscar’s recently launched his latest project HTTP404. Tracks on the album address issues like depression, building confidence and the struggle of when your phone battery is on just 1%
November 29, 2019
Everybody Has a Story with Reggie Yates
Many of us grew up with Reggie Yates on our screens, he has transitioned from kids TV presenter to fearless documentary maker, podcaster and overall; storyteller. Reggie believes that through stories we can learn, grow, change our perspective and ultimately make change in the world.
November 22, 2019
How to Overcome Fear with Hilary Gallo
This weeks Creative Rebel is Hilary Gallo; a former lawyer and negotiator turned speaker, writer and coach. He has also done extensive research on fear. In his book ‘Fear Hack’ Hilary explores our self-imposed fears and how limiting they can be. Hilary runs workshops on fear in which participants write their biggest fears on the wall. After a while you begin to realise; most of us are afraid of the same things.
November 15, 2019
How to Take a Break from Social Media - Creative Thinking Q&A
Do you need to take a break from social media? Has it all become too much? If you take a break will it all fall apart?
November 14, 2019
How To Find Potential Clients - Creative Thinking Q&A
November 13, 2019
Follow Your Dreams with Girli
Girli is a singer, songwriter, producer and performer. Girli has built a career from scratch; from performing at open mic nights (to sometimes as few as three people) to sold out gigs and amassing millions of plays and views on YouTube and Spotify. Girli is unapologetically herself. She makes songs about gender, about break ups, about mental health and uses music to empower her audience.
November 08, 2019
Make Money Freelancing with Anna Codrea-Rado
Anna Codrea-Rado is a freelance journalist. She has written for the Guardian, the BBC, Vice and many other outlets. Anna writes a weekly newsletter; the ‘Professional Freelancer’ and is founder of FJ&CO, a platform where freelance writers can find essential tools and resources for a career in journalism. We talk quite a bit about money in the show. Anna started the #FairPayForFreelancers movement and is passionate about changing industry standards for freelance workers
November 01, 2019
Finding Balance and Confidence with Camilla Ainsworth - Q&A
We sit down with founder of Mylk Plus and the youngest ever finalist of the Apprentice UK; Camilla Ainsworth to answer your questions!
October 30, 2019
Why it's Good to Fail with Dan Murray Serter
Dan Murray Serter is an entrepreneur, speaker and podcaster. Dan is the founder of Heights, a brain health subscription service which launches in January 2020. Whilst the market for products geared towards our bodies is over saturated, Dan noticed an opening as very few companies provide products for brain health. In this chat Dan walks us through some of the huge wins and massive losses he has experienced in his career so far.
October 25, 2019
Q&A with the hosts of 'Kitchen Club' Podcast
In this episode we sit down With Sarah Malcom and Serena Louth hosts of the new 'Kitchen Club' podcast and answer listener questions around social media and entrepreneurship.
October 23, 2019
Everything is Figureoutable with Marie Forleo
Marie Forleo is an entrepreneur, life coach, speaker, content creator and New York Times #1 best selling author. Even as a 23-year-old life coach who, she admits, hadn’t actually done anything yet, Marie met problems with an open mind and the belief that everything is figureoutable. In this episode, we break down some common creative problems and explain how everything really is figureoutable. Even that thing you’re thinking right now, that too.
October 18, 2019
Today at Apple with Reggie Yates (LIVE)
Reggie Yates is an award-winning writer, director, broadcaster and documentarian We sat down with Reggie in front of a live audience at Apple, Regenct Street. Get the inside track on investigative reporting with filmmaker Reggie Yates. In this live recording Reggie shares his industry tips and advice, and how he makes his award-winning documentaries.
October 17, 2019
Brexit... WTF with Femi Oluwole
Femi Oluwole is a political activist and co-founder of Our Future Our Choice, a pro-European advocacy group. Femi left his dream job when he saw the misinformation that was prevalent in the lead up to Brexit and took to social media to try and help educate the country. We normally interview creatives who felt a calling to do what they do, Femi says he felt a duty so we dived into what that looks like.
October 15, 2019
Declutter Your Life with Dilly Carter
Dilly Carter is a professional declutter-er! Her young life was chaotic and she found order in organising. When her mum was diagnosed as bi-polar, Dilly realised that a messy house was not conducive to keeping a clear mind. Dilly now helps her clients get rid of the unnecessary stress in their lives by letting go of the ‘things’ they don’t need. Join Adam and Dilly in this episode as they bully David, who insists he’s a ‘collector’ not a hoarder. And for the record, they’re ‘action figure
October 11, 2019
Today at Apple with Haris Nukem (LIVE)
Haris Nukem is an artist, photographer and entrepreneur. His photographs feel like renascence paintings bought into the future and have grown him a huge following as well as commercial success. Haris has developed a process that sees him creating work for months that doesn't see the light of day until the show is unveiled. He builds elaborate sets and doesn't just present photographs, his images tell stories.
October 09, 2019
Turn Your Passion into a Career with Tobi Shinobi
Tobi Shinobi is an award winning photographer. Tobi used to work a regular 9-5 in law, but it didn't fulfil him. He would spend his lunch breaks taking photos and his hobby grew into a passion which eventually grew into a career; because he was brave enough to take chances.
October 04, 2019
Morning Routines, Social Media Ads & Finding Your Niche - Q&A
The bonus Q&A show from the Creative Rebels Podcast; Creative Thinking. In this show we answer YOUR questions around Business, Creativity and Mindset. If you have a question please drop us a DM on instagram @rebelscreate.
October 02, 2019
How to Conquer Anything with Esmee
At 18 years old Esmee was told by doctors that she would never walk again, after she was paralysed from the waist down during a routine procedure. Not only has Esmee learnt to walk again, she has developed incredible grit, stamina and mental toughness by continually challenging herself in everything that she does. Now a personal trainer, presenter and public speaker. Esmee is using her platform to do good in the world and help people, reminding us how much humans are actually capable of.
September 27, 2019
The Pressure of Keeping Up - Creative Thinking 002
September 25, 2019
Make Your Own Luck with Lily Mercer
Lily Mercer is a DJ, journalist, editor and content creator. Lily's has built her career one brick at a time and is the perfect example of 'make your own luck' Her hip-hop blog got her noticed (and employed) by radio station Rinse FM, and one of her interviews on Rinse landed her a show on Apple's Beats Radio. Lily champions new artists and has an incredible track record when it comes to giving airtime to artists that go on to make it huge.
September 20, 2019
Learning to Succeed with Oliur Ultralinx
Oliur is a web designer, photographer and entrepreneur. He is a really versatile creative who understands how to be successful and uses design to solve problems for his clients. We felt an instant connection with Oliur, because he is a learner. We talk in this episode about that constant quest for getting better at anything in life comes from learning! To win a trip to Adobe Max in LA visit; http://bit.ly/createfulness
September 18, 2019
Just F*cking Do It! with Cate Sevilla
Cate Sevilla is a journalist, an editor and an editorial consultant. Cate is one of the most experienced and respected figures in online publishing. She was the Editor in Chief at the Pool, she helped establish Buzzfeed in the UK, worked at Google and Microsoft and even ran her own online magazine for 5 years. We caught Cate at an interesting time as she is diving back into life as a freelancer, using her previous experience to carve a new path
September 13, 2019
Are You Good Enough? Imposter Syndrome Q&A
In this new weekly Q&A series we'll be answering YOUR questions around a certain topic. Need help with something? Not sure what to do next? Drop us a question on instagram @rebelscreate.
September 11, 2019
Leaving a 'Dream' job to go Freelance with Anna Barnett
Anna Barnett is a chef and a food blogger. After working some ‘dream jobs’ at MTV, Channel Four and House of Holland Anna finally realised that food was what she was most passionate about. Anna runs supper clubs, cooking classes, has written a book, ‘Eat the week’, and has collaborated with brands like Grey Goose and Soho House. Her ethos is all about positive thinking and just going for any opportunity that comes your way Video Podcast; https://youtu.be/wx0dIc6QU9c
September 06, 2019
Can Creativity Cure Depression? With Octavia Bromell
Octavia Bromell shares her creative journey in this bonus episode! Tink started making art and illustrations when struggling with anxiety and depression, using creativity to stay positive and focused. We partnered with Adobe to bring you this episode, as part of their ‘Creatfulness’ campaign. For a chance to win a trip to Adobe Max in LA visit; http://bit.ly/createfulness
September 04, 2019
Starting Your Own Business with Angelica Malin
This week's Creative Rebel is Angelica Malin; Editor-in-Chief of About Time Magazine which she started straight out of university. It's an online mag that shares all the places that it’s ‘About Time’ you visited. Angelica is also the Founder of the About Time Academy which aims to help millennials navigate the world as it is today and dispel the myths that no longer serve us.
August 30, 2019
Creative Thinking - Q&A with Alex Manzi
Need help with your side hustle? Want to grow your audience? Worried about the next step in your business? 'Creative Thinking' is here to help. Every session will be a deep dive into specific issues that are holding our listeners back. Have a question? Email email@example.com or DM @rebelscreate on Instagram.
August 28, 2019
Sweet Success with Vicky Graham
Creative Rebel - Vicky Graham is the founder of Vicky’s Donuts. She started off with a side hustle, that evolved into a hugely successful online donut delivery service. Her donuts are super creative, both in terms of flavours but also with designs (she’s made pizza donuts, rainbow donuts, heart-shaped donuts, Yoda donuts and everything in between)
August 23, 2019
Bonus - Instagram Changed my Life with Sara Tasker
Sara Tasker is a blogger, photographer, writer and a business coach who says; “the internet (especially instagram) changed my life”. Sara went from working for the NHS to building her own hugely successful business and is passionate about helping others to do the same.
August 21, 2019
Crafting a Career with Poppy Chancellor
Poppy Chancellor is an illustrator and a ‘papercut’ artist, but her work is more punk rock than arts and crafts! Poppy addresses themes in her work that she gives a shit about; femininity, women helping women and most recently; dealing with death. Poppy works regularly with brands like Adidas and Cath Kidston and has even been commissioned by the Queen! She has a tireless work ethic and is a perfect case study for how to build a powerful brand and a loyal following.
August 16, 2019
Bonus - Following Your Passion with Alice Liveing
Recorded live at the Apple store in Covent Garden - Alice Liveing is a health & wellbeing influencer, bestselling author and Personal Trainer. Using her own experience of transforming her lifestyle, Alice has inspired a shift in the modern-day consumer’s attitude to healthy eating and exercise.
August 14, 2019
How to Own the Room with Viv Groskop
This weeks Creative Rebel is Viv Groskop; a journalist, a stand up comedian, an author and a speaker. Her latest book; How to Own The Room studies some of the greatest public speakers of all time and dissects what it takes to not only speak and present but to just live more confidently in your own skin.
August 09, 2019
Creative Motivation with Alex Gamsu Jenkins
Alex Gamsu Jenkins is a creative illustrator and cartoonist. His work is funny, thoughtful and very relatable (with touches of the grotesque!) Alex has had work featured by many publications including Vice, NME and The New York Times. Alex finds his inspiration when he sits down and just starts drawing. He starts with a subject and then a story ensues that takes his characters to another dimension, that’s very similar to ours, just slightly twisted!
August 02, 2019
The Positive Mindset with Hannah Pixie Snow
Hannah Pixie Snow is a tattoo artist and a creative free spirit. Hannah has built a huge audience over the years but doesn't use her platform in the typical 'influencer' way we've become accustomed to. Instead, she mobilises her following to help various causes that she's passionate about and has raised a huge amount of money for charity. She's soon to embark on a new chapter in Nepal where she and her team plan to build an eco lodge from scratch.
July 26, 2019
20 Years of Creativity with Tatty Devine
Tatty Devine is a jewellery company, created by artists Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden. We've all read that most businesses fail before five years. Rosie and Harriet are currently celebrating their 20th! Their business started with a bag of found leather offcuts that they started selling on a market stall and now their creations are worn by the likes of Nina Nesbit, Noel Fielding, Jessie J and Bjork (plus lots of mere mortals too!)
July 19, 2019
The Science of Storytelling with Will Storr
Will Storr is an award-winning writer. He has written fiction and non-fiction and over the years has become an expert on storytelling itself. For years Joseph Campbell's 'Hero's Journey' has been used as the way to craft 'perfect stories' and in recent years there have been attempts to crack the 'bestseller code'. Will looks at the actual science behind stories and why we tell them to ourselves and others. It turns out we can learn a lot from the ultimate storyteller; the human brain!
July 12, 2019
Disrupting the Market with Joe Benn
Joe is Co-Founder and MD of Ugly Drinks, a fruit flavoured sparkling water brand on a mission to shake up the drinks industry and provide people with a genuinely healthy and exciting alternative to overly sugary and sweetened drinks.
July 05, 2019
Life Advice for Creatives with Adam J. Kurtz
Adam J Kurtz is an artist and author. Adam has published five books, he’s collaborated with brands like Urban Outfitters and Dr Martens and he has spoken on stages across the world, from New York to Australia. Adam is most well-known for his scribbled post it notes (in his now infamous handwriting). He has a way of hitting on exactly what we’re all thinking.
June 28, 2019
Make Love Not Porn with Cindy Gallop
Cindy Gallop is a speaker, consultant and the founder of 'sex-tech' startup ‘Make Love Not Porn’. Cindy has spoken on stages around the world and her Ted Talk where Make Love Not Porn was launched has had well over 2million views. Make Love Not Porn is a social sex video sharing platform.
June 21, 2019
Interviewing Icons with Touré
Toure is a writer, a journalist, a podcaster and has published 5 books. He has interviewed icons like Rhianna, Zadie Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Wu Tang, Santigold, Travis Scott, Biggie Smalls and Lady Gaga (and loads more!)We actually learnt loads about interviewing from Toure and he was kind enough to spend time off mic, helping us with some interview tips.
June 14, 2019
Lighting Up Instagram with Brandon Woelfel
Brandon Woelfel is a photographer. The way he plays with light and colour, invites viewers into an alternate universe where they can create their own stories about the characters that he presents. This magic formula has earned him a massive audience of over 3 million people. We’re proud that this is the first podcast interview he’s given, we loved this chat and think you will too.
June 07, 2019
Mastering Mindset with Camilla Ainsworth
Camilla Ainsworth was runner up in the 2018 season of the UK ‘Apprentice’. She used the show as a springboard to launch her brand ‘MylkPlus’, which started off as an experiment in her kitchen and is now stocked in Holland and Barratt stores across the UK. Camilla was studying Law, but she told us that she was never passionate about it. It feels like she’s found her calling and with no prior experience but a constant willingness to learn and improve she has built a successful brand that is steadily
May 31, 2019
Secrets of the Creative Industry with Carly Ayres
Carly Ayres is a writer, creative director and co-founder of HAWRAF - a New York based design studio that created work for brands like Google, Hasbro, Facebook and Buzzfeed.We talk to Carly about her journey, becoming a freelancer, setting up her own business and then shutting it down, even with a million dollar deal on the table.
May 24, 2019
Designing Happiness with Debbie Millman
Debbie Millman is the host of ‘Design Matters’, one of the first podcasts in the world (she’s interviewed basically everyone). She has written six books, her illustrations have appeared in publications like the New York Times and Fast Company. And with Steve Heller she founded world’s first graduate program in branding. Debbie has delivered keynote speeches around the world and has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands like Colgate, Nestle and Pepsi.
May 17, 2019
Drawn to Success with Alex Norris
Alex Norris is an illustrator and a webcomic artist. Their webcomic, which is imaginatively named; ‘webcomic name’ has grown hugely popular online (we actually talk about how Alex’s instagram has gained 200 000 followers over just six months). Alex has a really interesting business model; by giving away webcomic name for free online, they’re able to build a following and monetise in a number of different ways, from patreon, to merch!
May 10, 2019
Food for Thought with Rhiannon Lambert
Rhiannon Lambert is a nutritionist, author and online content creator. Early on, it looked like everything was going one way; Rhiannon was set to be a world-famous opera star. She tells us why everything changed and how this set her on the path to becoming a nutritionist. We talk about the early days of setting up her practice, to now working with huge celebrities and harnessing the power of social media to grow her empire.
May 03, 2019
Being Your Own Boss with George Benson
George Benson is a YouTube content creator who has literally grown up online. He built a huge audience when he was a teenager, through a series of gaming videos and comedy impressions but as he has grown and evolved so has his content. George found a way to maximise an opportunity and pivot into travel blogging and now leverages brand partnerships to not only earn a living but to also see the world.
April 26, 2019
Breaking the Silence with Paul McGregor
Paul McGregor is a mental health advocate. He makes lots of content around mental health, suicide awareness and prevention and is a positive force in a lot of people’s lives.
April 19, 2019
Never Take NO for an Answer with Marine Tanguy
Marine Tanguy is the founder of MT Art Agency. Marine career started in a crazy way, we discuss how she went from working in a gallery to owning her own gallery, to becoming disillusioned with the whole industry and starting MT Art, an agency that “invests in artists, not in art”, giving their ever-growing roster of artists new opportunities to exhibit and sell their works.
April 12, 2019
The Friendship Cure with Kate Leaver
Kate Leaver is an author, journalist and a friendship expert! Before moving to the UK from Australia Kate wrote for free, for the UK Huffington Post building a portfolio of articles and leveraging this to find paid work over here when it came time to emigrate. Kate’s book ‘The Friendship Cure’ explores many types of friendship; types that quite honestly, I had never considered before, like toxic friends!
April 05, 2019
Never Getting a 'Proper Job' with Paul Elliott
Paul Elliott is a filmmaker, a musician, a DJ and an artist as well as being a good friend of ours. This episode is packed with useful advice and tactics; from finding the best time of day for your creativity, to which crowdfunding platform to use! Paul’s films are self-financed and have led him to some incredible adventures, travelling the world and even interviewing Paul McCartney.
March 29, 2019
Giving Zero F**ks with Amy Kean
Amy Kean is the author of "The Little Girl Who Gave Zero F**ks", a story about a little girl who decides to live by her own rules and keep her 'f**ks' in her basket. We spoke to Amy about why she wrote the book and how it has helped so many of the girls that have read it so far.
March 22, 2019
Taking the Leap with Lisa King
Lisa King is a print designer and artist. She has created prints for names like Diane Von Furstenberg and Armani before launching her own fashion brand in 2013. Lisa worked as the right hand of William Baker (Kylie Minogue's creative director) and his mentorship gave her the confidence she needed to step out on her own. Lisa is never afraid to set her self deadlines, jump in at the deep end and create her own opportunities.
March 15, 2019
Do What Makes You Happy with Madeleine Shaw
Madeleine Shaw is a blogger, YouTuber and content creator. She started blogging about food but now also makes content around a bunch of topics, like health, wellness, yoga and happiness.
March 08, 2019
Win by 1% with Alex Manzi
Alex Manzi is a podcaster, a positivity and mindset coach, a speaker and a content creator. Alex believes that most people are struggling with boundaries that they've put in their own way, through repetitive thoughts and actions. Having overcome our own self imposed boundaries we tend to agree.
March 01, 2019
Finding Your Passion with Sarah Malcolm
Sarah Malcolm is a yoga teacher, recipe developer, content creator and blogger. We had to get Sarah on the show because she supports herself through her hobbies and interests, which is what we're all about! Building her profile has presented her with lots of opportunities, collaborating with various brands in the food, wellness, yoga and travel spaces.
February 22, 2019
Creating Your Own Future with Shannie Mears
Shannie was an intern at Iris, one of the biggest agencies in the world, when she caught the attention of the CEO, Dan Saxby. Together they launched the Elephant room, an alternative advertising agency, which champions creativity and diversity.
February 15, 2019
Making Money From Your Passion with Dave Koor
Dave Koor is a musician, producer and all around legend. He has managed to carve out a creative career; playing live gigs, releasing music on vinyl and online and promoting artists through his label; Albert's Favourites. We talk about putting in the leg work by driving boxes of vinyl records round to record stores and getting heard by creating a network of fellow musicians and supporters.
February 08, 2019
Quitting the 9-5 with Manon Lagreve
This week’s guest is Manon Lagreve from the Great British Bake Off Using the show to springboard her career, this is a really interesting time for Manon. After this conversation, it feels like she’s always been preparing for this moment. In this episode, Manon describes growing up on a French farm, what it was like being on TV and her future plans. The timing for this episode was perfect as we caught the chef the day after she quit her 9-5!
February 01, 2019
Exchanging Money for Happiness with Alexandra Dudley
Alexandra built an incredibly successful company. She took the decision to close down the business because it wasn’t making her happy. We loved talking to Alexandra about her journey from owning her own company to now, becoming an influencer, writing a book and pursuing what makes her happy. By consistently posting online and by networking, she has built a tribe of supporters that allow her to pursue her dreams. Instagram; @alexandradudley
January 25, 2019
Superpowers and Mentors with Pip Jamieson
Pip Jamieson is the founder of The Dots; a social network (of sorts) that connects creative people with potential clients. The Dots is often called ‘LinkedIn for creatives’ but as we discuss in the episode The Dots functions in a very different way, focusing on its users above all else and connecting creatives with opportunities.
January 18, 2019
How to Build an Audience with Adrienne Ldn
It was super cool to sit down and chat with Adrienne London. Adrienne is a blogger, speaker, personal trainer and Adidas brand ambassador. With all that going on you wouldn’t think she’d have time for much else, but she’s also a mum and hosts ‘The Power Hour’ podcast. Her podcast hit the Itunes global top 5 within 12 hours of launch and this is a testament to the network of supporters she has built around her.
January 18, 2019
Going Viral on YouTube with Zac Alsop and Jamie Rawsthorne
Zac and Jay’s videos have millions of views across the internet and it’s easy to see why. They’ve snuck into countless festivals, backstage at Glastonbury, London Fashion Week and *allegedly* the Royal Wedding (we cover this on the show). Their biggest stunt so far was when Zac snuck into the Connor McGreggor Vs Floyd Mayweather press conference and ended up walking Connor to the ring as part of his entourage.
January 18, 2019
Money, Side Hustles and Timing with Emma Gannon
Emma Gannon is our first guest on the Creative Rebels podcast. It’s difficult to say what Emma ‘does’ because she does a lot. For one thing, she’s a best-selling author. Her book; the Multi-Hyphen Method is about exactly that – we don’t have to do just one thing anymore. In this crazy internet age, there is a new breed of ‘multi-hyphenate’ workers, who juggle several income streams and are redefining what ‘work’ should be.
January 18, 2019
In 2010 we started our first business, Graffiti Life. Back then; there were no real community platforms, advice or relevant podcasts. We started our business with a canvas on an easel, handing out business cards on the high street. In the years that followed we have generated a massively successful business. Our team has grown from three to fifteen and we regularly make art for global brands like Nike, L’Oreal and Disney. We’ve also expanded in other ways. We’ve opened a tattoo studio, a company focused on creative out of home advertising, an interior design project and a gardening club, amongst other things! We are often emailed by artists and creatives asking advice. This is why we have decided to make the Creative Rebels podcast; to empower the next generation of creatives.
January 07, 2019