Feisworld

Feisworld

By Fei Wu
Created by Fei Wu, Feisworld Podcast helps independent creators live their creative and financial freedom. Show notes, tools and resources: www.feisworld.com (created on Anchor.fm)
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251. Ian Gray: help entrepreneurs level up their impact, authority & profits by using live video confidently
Ian is the founder of the Confident Live Marketing Academy and is the host of the Confident Live Marketing Podcast. He helps entrepreneurs to level up their impact, authority and profits by using live video confidently. He's founder of Seriously Social - a blog focused on live video and social media tools. He’s an international speaker, trainer, teacher and consultant. He has a passion for making the techno-babble of live video and social media marketing easy to understand. Ian is co-founder of Select Performers – a family run web agency. As well as being a geek, husband, and dad to two kids, Ian is also a professional singer and lives near Manchester in the UK. Learn more about Ian Gray: https://iag.me/ About us: Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. To find out how I built a business with a podcast started in 2014: https://www.feisworld.com/newsletter Looking for a solution to livestream your content? Check out Restream: https://restream.io/marketplace?ref=gjD3k
1:09:09
July 31, 2020
250. Jeffrey Madoff on Creative Careers: Making a Living with Your Ideas
Jeffrey Madoff is a director, photographer, writer, and professor in New York City. He is the founder and CEO of Madoff Productions, a film production company that creates award-winning branded content including commercials, web content, music videos, and documentaries.  Check out Jeffrey's new book Creative Careers: Making a Living with Your Ideas: https://amzn.to/2OSoXx8 Featuring insider advice from Daymond John, Karlie Kloss, Tim Ferriss, Randi Zuckerberg, Dave Asprey, Dennis Crowley, Brandon Maxwell, Mauro Porcini, Joy-Ann Reid, Roy Wood Jr., and dozens more! In one of the most popular classes at Parsons School of Design, B. Jeffrey Madoff gave students a reality check: "Most of us have had the feeling of 'I could've done that,' whether at an art gallery, watching a performance, or finding a new product or even a new business idea. What's the difference between you and them? They actually did it. You didn't." With Creative Careers, you will learn how to do it, too: use your creativity; have a sustainable, profitable career; and do what you love. To find out how I built a business with a podcast started in 2014: https://www.feisworld.com/newsletter Looking for a solution to livestream your content? Check out Restream: https://restream.io/marketplace?ref=gjD3k
59:17
July 24, 2020
249. Natalie Nixon: The Creativity Leap - How to Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition at Work
Feisworld Podcast (Livestream) | Fei Wu interviews Natalie Nixon Powered by Restream https://restream.io/ Natalie Nixon is a Speaker | Creativity Strategist | Author. She helps people apply wonder & rigor to accelerate growth & business value. Her new book is called The Creativity Leap: https://amzn.to/3hQFzmg • SUBSCRIBE to her "Ever Wonder...?" newsletter for inspired tips: www.figure8thinking.com • CONTACT: natalie@figure8thinking.com, • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalienixonphd/ • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natwnixon/ 👑 ONLINE COURSE (Skillshare) to help fitness entrepreneurs build a livestream business (FREE premium for the first two months): https://www.skillshare.com/r/user/feisworld Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeisworldMedia - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/feisworld - Documentary: https://www.feisworld.com/documentary ► CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: https://www.feisworld.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/feisworld Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/feisworld Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/feisworld Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/feisworld LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/feiwu ⚡️DISCOVER MORE ON FEISWORLD, start here: https://www.feisworld.com/start-here ⚡️SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: to receive articles, podcasts and videos created for independent creators like you: https://www.feisworld.com/newsletter
56:10
July 10, 2020
248. Elaine Pofeldt: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business [2020 Interview and Updates]
Hello listeners, welcome to this week's episode (pre-released) for our guest Elaine Podfeldt.  Elaine Pofeldt writes about million-dollar, one-person businesses for Forbes online. Formerly, she was a senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine where she was twice nominated for a National Magazine Award and ran the magazine's annual business plan competition. Her work has been published in Money, Inc., Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire; on Medium and CNBC online; and by the Economist Intelligence Unit. She earned her BA in English at Yale and is a mother of four. Learn more about Eliane and her work at: http://elainepofeldt.com/ Check out her book "The Million-Dollar One-Person Business": https://amzn.to/2BZ82Wq  ------------------- Check out Feisworld courses: https://www.feisworld.com/courses Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeisworldMedia - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/feisworld - Documentary: https://www.feisworld.com/documentary
1:09:13
July 2, 2020
247. Michael Leckie: How to Transform Yourself and Your Company, For Good.
Michael Leckie is the founding partner of Silverback Partners LLC. For over 25 years, Michael has led transformations and cultural change from small to huge enterprises across a wide variety of industries.  For the past 15 years he has focused on the emergence of the increased need for change demanded by our digital world Learn more about Michael and his company Silverback Partners: https://www.silverbackpartners.net/ ---  In this episode, Michael and I discussed how he transitioned from a highly paid and seemingly very stable career to starting his own consulting company in 2019; how he prepared himself and his family for the change. Specifically, he was open to sharing the conversation he shared with his wife and two kids.  Now inevitably hit with the pandemic, Michael's business is more successful than ever. He admitted making 1.5x the pay he had from not so long ago. He talks about what leaders need to do in a time of crisis, the questions they need to ask for change to take place. Last but not least, what everyone needs to know when "working on returning to work". Check out his new YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCofZXUpjyJies7QwKNkhiCQ/ --- Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeisworldMedia - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/feisworld - Documentary: https://www.feisworld.com/documentary Check out Feisworld Podcast (live) recordings: https://www.facebook.com/feisworld ► CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: https://www.feisworld.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/feisworld Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/feisworld Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/feisworld Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/feisworld LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/feiwu
1:03:02
June 27, 2020
246. In Conversations with Alexander & Buono Academy co-founders and faculties - The Summer Piano (Virtual) Institute
In this episode of the Feisworld Podcast, we invite co-founders and faculties of the Alexander & Buono Academy to talk to us about their new project - a 3-week workshop targeted at beginner, intermediate and advanced piano students (both children and adults). In a time like this, we are glad to provide art and music resources to our listeners, their families, and friends.  Feisworld has been livestreaming our podcast conversations on social media before launching on our regular platforms. Alexander & Buono is pleased to announce the Summer Piano Institute for 2020.  A fully virtual program where teaching is tailored to address the specific needs of each student, applications are now being accepted for Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced sessions per the information below. Now in its thirty-first year, each five-day session of the Institute will include daily master classes collectively taught by Academy Chair Cosmo Buono, and Drs. Karen Beluso and Timothy Blair, two of the Academy’s Distinguished Professors; private lessons in which teachers are rotated daily; as well as a final concert featuring the participants of each session. ►ABOUT US Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeisworldMedia - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/feisworld - Documentary: https://www.feisworld.com/documentary ► CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: https://www.feisworld.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/feisworld Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/feisworld Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/feisworld Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/feisworld LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/feiwu ⚡️DISCOVER MORE ON FEISWORLD, start here: https://www.feisworld.com/start-here ⚡️SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: to receive articles, podcasts and videos created for independent creators like you: https://www.feisworld.com/newsletter
30:42
June 6, 2020
245. Sara Chung: Hong Kong based Designer, Co-creator for Balancd (a health enhancing exercise program combining Shaolin basic training)
Meet Sara Chung, a Hong Kong-based user experienced designer, co-creator for Balancd, an app that “interprets traditional Kung Fu with a scientific view-point, and created a health-enhancing exercise program combining Shaolin basic training and Shaolin Baduanjin qigong. The focus is on mind and body balance as well as lower body strength. Included in the program are fit tests for you to monitor your own progress. If you follow the program diligently, we promise significant improvements in 8 weeks.” BalancdTM will provide a 30-minute easy-to-follow program and practice with you regularly. We conduct fit tests to help monitor your progress. There is also a social platform to provide motivation and support. Balancd aims to spread the benefits of ancient art of Tai Chi & Qigong, ultimately improving balance in the mind & body. Learn more about Sarah Chung and Balancd: ►APP iOS APP: https://apps.apple.com/hk/app/balancd/id1436487426?l=en Android APP : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.balancdfitness.app eBOOK https://play.google.com/store/books/details/龍啟明師父_Grandmaster_Lung_Kai_ming_少林八段錦?id=-nrYDwAAQBAJ ► CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: http://balancdfitness.com Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/balancdfitness Facebook: https://facebook.com/balancdfitness ⚡️LIVE EVENT 30TH MAY 3-4:15pm, GMT+8, RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-qigong-101-find-your-inner-qi-tickets-104499480760
59:43
May 29, 2020
244. Tsai Chin - the Iconic Asian British-American Actor from Lucky Grandma, Joy Luck Club and Abominable
Learn more about Tsai Chin: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0157796/ The Boston Asian American Film Festival: http://www.baaff.org/ Lucky Grandma: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/lucky_grandma ►ABOUT US Feisworld Media helps independent creators celebrate their creative and financial freedom. - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeisworldMedia - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/feisworld - Documentary: https://www.feisworld.com/documentary ► CONNECT ON SOCIAL MEDIA Website: https://www.feisworld.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/feisworld Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/feisworld Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/feisworld Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/feisworld LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/feiwu ⚡️DISCOVER MORE ON FEISWORLD, start here: https://www.feisworld.com/start-here ⚡️SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: to receive articles, podcasts and videos created for independent creators like you: https://www.feisworld.com/newsletter
32:10
May 22, 2020
243. How to Prioritize Yourself in the Time of Crisis
After getting off a call with a friend, I felt desperate to record this episode and to share what I've learned.  If you find yourself in a situation where you feel stuck, you want to create something of your own without permissions from others, this is the conversation I hope you will tune in on.   I can't wait to hear from you! Remember - you can leave me a message right here in Anchor.  Hugs, Fei
12:44
May 15, 2020
242. End of April check in with me
Hey guys, it’s been a while! Feisworld Media is transforming on YouTube and other channels. I still want to keep this post up and running. Here’s my end of April check-in with some exciting news and reflections. New course launched on Skillshare today: https://skl.sh/2W54Dfq 
11:38
May 1, 2020
241. Lawrence Chau on Justice for Vincent and working as an Asian American Actor/Host/Writer/Producer
Show notes, tools and resources: www.feisworld.com/blog/lawrence-chau  Lawrence Chau is an award-winning TV host with credits spanning Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada and the US. In America, he is most known as the host of the paranormal series Ghostly Encounters (Destination America) In this episode you’ll learn: Lawrence’s origin stories - his upbringing and early days as a journalist before working as an actor and producer Lawrence’s latest work “Justice for Vincent” as a writer and producer - and why it isn’t only about social justice for Asian Americans How Lawrence has been able to promote his film “Justice for Vincent”, the success and challenges that come with marketing an independent film The making of “Justice for Vincent” in just two days! What’s next for Asian American films (Lawrence’s prediction) What it’s like to work as an Asian American actor, producer, and host The 2020 Oscar and the winning Asian film “Parasite” Learn more: Lawrence Chau’s IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2920680/ Lawrence Chau’s official website: http://lawrencechau.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lawrencechauact/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lawrencechauact YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIqfOfvzanlz_KiqllsHo2w Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lawrence.chau.161
1:22:05
March 20, 2020
240. Stephen Shapiro on Invisible Solutions and Creative Entrepreneurship (**)
Show notes, tools and resources: www.feisworld.com/blog/stephen-shapiro-invisible-solutions  Stephen Shapiro was one of the first guests to appear on Feisworld Podcast in 2014. Today, we are excited to bring him back to the show to talk about his brand new book released on March 3rd, 2020 called: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. The book will help you: Discover why we are hardwired to ask ineffective questions and learn to work through those barriers. Understand the power and importance of well-defined questions. Reframe any problem multiple ways to help you find the optimal solution. Move from idea-based innovation to question-based innovation that drives higher ROI. In this conversation, you’ll hear directly from the author, keynote speaker Stephen Shapiro: How he went about constructing the book and finished writing it (based on 10+ years of consulting experience) The “user testing” process, and how Stephen was able to gather and leverage user feedback to create the best version of his new book How this book compared to some of his previous books - Best Practices Are Stupid, Personality Poker in terms of the writing and marketing experience For those of you who are in the process of publishing your first (or second) book, Stephen answers the publishing industry questions and what you need to know as a new author For creative entrepreneurs (new and experienced), Stephen helps answer the question: “How do we stand out with so much competition in the market” . Where to seek valuable, trusted and actionable advice (and how to cut through the noises to focus on your work) Learn more: Learn more about Invisible Solutions, free download, and Innovation Newsletters: https://stephenshapiro.com/invisible-solutions/ Invisible Solutions by Stephen Shapiro on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I8jI98 Stephen Shapiro’s official website: https://stephenshapiro.com/
51:22
March 3, 2020
239. Julie Desmarais (Publicist): Behind the Scenes at Cirque du Soleil’s AXEL
Show notes, tools and resources: https://www.feisworld.com/blog/julie-desmarais About Julie Desmarais Julie Desmarais is a publicist at Cirque du Soleil. Originally from Montreal, Julie has been with the company for many years. We met for the first time during CRYSTAL opening in Boston two years ago. Most recently, I interviewed her backstage for the new Cirque du Soleil ice show called AXEL. After dozens of interviews with circus artists, Julie became the first publicist we interviewed on podcast. When you meet Julie and no matter how busy she is, she greets you with a big and authentic smile. She loves her work, and that love fuels her creative energy. In this episode, you’ll learn: What it means to be a publicist at Cirque du Soleil How Julie became a publicist for the company What it’s like to travel on the road with performers, and how that changes the relationships among people (for the better) How to reinvent yourself in your career How YOU can apply for jobs in and outside of circus roles (costume, accessories, finance, infrastructure and more) at Cirque du Soleil: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/careers/talent BONUS Career Tip: How to stand out from the crowd and make the right connections for your next career move
16:18
February 28, 2020