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Real Creative Life

Real Creative Life

By Kevin Kolbe
A real, unedited, and not overly produced podcast about creativity, life, faith, and family. Hosted by Kevin Kolbe - video producer and coach, husband, dad, and Jesus freak. Leave me a voice message with questions or comments and consider subscribing too. Thanks for listening.
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How Do You Define Success?
I had someone ask me "how do you define success?" Great question. Here's my take. Would love to hear from you - leave a voice message and share your thoughts. Might even use it in a future episode. Thanks for listening.
June 14, 2022
Create Like C.S. Lewis
If you've ever been in a creative rut, hope this short story about C.S. Lewis inspires you to just create. By the way, really encourage you to read "Called To Create" by Jordon Raynor. Definitely life-changing. Thanks for listening.
May 26, 2022
Own Yourself
Not to be confused with "get owned" rather talking about owning your own domain and URLs for your business and personal brand. If you're listening on Anchor, leave me a voice message with a comment or question. Watch the video on Spotify. Thanks for listening.
January 20, 2022
Rethinking TikTok
TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps even overtaking Google as the most popular website. But is it any good? 
January 12, 2022
Now With Video! Access to Spotify Video Granted!
Inspired by several friends, I got access to Spotify video podcast so, why not try it right?  Let me know what you think. Leave a comment or voice mail on Anchor or at
January 06, 2022
Be Like Target
A simple lesson about taking a break from one of the world's biggest retailers...Target.
November 24, 2021
The BIG Problem With Outsourcing
I see this happen all the time. New content creators barely starting already wanting to outsource the work. To this, I say, NO. Let's dive in and I'll tell you why.
August 25, 2021
No Can Be Your Superpower
Believe it or not, there is power in saying "no". Actually, it's more like a superpower. Let's dive in.
August 18, 2021
Creating Outside the Box
It's been a while since I last recorded or relaunched. The why behind the new podcast direction. Let me know what you think.
May 18, 2021
10 Things I Learned in 2020
I'm a life learner, meaning as old as I am (don't ask) I'm always learning. So I thought I would share the 10 things I learned in 2020 - a mix of personal and business-related "a-ha" things. 
January 05, 2021
Time for a Change - Rebooting My Podcast
I finally decided if I'm going to tell people I have a podcast, then I should actually commit to doing a podcast. So, welcome back or welcome for the first time. 
January 04, 2021
Talking with the Agora Pulse Scientist, Scott Ayers
I first met Scott Ayers at a conference in Dallas, then the bathroom, but that's another story! He's fun, talented and the data scientist of Agora Pulse and he's my guest for this episode.
June 06, 2020
Talking with the Host of EntreWoman TV, Diana Gladney
I'm a big fan of Diana Gladney. She's taught me a lot about my camera and along the way become a good friend too. Think you'll enjoy meeting her and hearing about her journey in this interview.
May 30, 2020
Talking with the Brand Evangelist for TubeBuddy - Rob Balasabas
He's a content creator, live streamer, speaker and now he's the brand evangelist for the premiere YouTube growth platform TubeBuddy. He's Rob Balasabas and he's my guest on this podcast.
May 23, 2020
An Interview with Owen Video
Meet the man that is such an expert on video, his last name IS video - an interview with YouTube growth expert Owen Video.
May 19, 2020
Back With A New Direction for the Podcast
After another break, I'm back with some exciting news about the future of this podcast! Thanks for listening.
May 06, 2020
Time To Get Busy with Podcasting!
After too much time thinking about restarting my podcasting, I finally did. Welcome to the all-new "This Week Was the Best Day Ever!" podcast. So how did I come up with that name? Listen-up and find out! Also, leave a voice message and subscribe too!
March 05, 2020
Be Careful of Those Snake Oil Salesmen!
You know what snake oil is, right? That stuff someone sells that sounds just good to be true. Well, there's a lot of that in the creative world. In this podcast, I'm talking about a recent video creator who's making some seriously bogus promises. Beware and listen on! Please leave a comment or even a message (link in the show notes) and consider subscribing too. Thanks for listening.
July 02, 2019
Why You Need a Website
Do you have a website? Believe it or not, there are still lots of people who don't and don't think a website is necessary! Com'on people, it's 2019, you need a website! In this podcast, I'm sharing nine benefits of having your very own website! Leave a comment or message (link in the notes). And please subscribe too. Thanks for listening.
June 25, 2019
When Being Contagious is a Good Thing
Have you ever thought how being contagious can be a good thing? No, I'm not talking about contagious as in being sick, but creating a culture that people want to be a part of. One that inspires action. That's the topic on this podcast. Love your feedback. Thanks for listening.
June 18, 2019
Get Out of Your Box!
A friend once said about me "you can't call Kevin out-of-the-box, because he never had one!" THAT is quite the compliment. How would someone describe you when it comes to creating and taking chances? Let's chat about getting out of the box and the danger with following too many gurus.  Thanks for listening. Consider subscribing and let me know what you think. 
May 30, 2019
Do What You Can
John Wooden once said to not let your cannot interfere with your can, or something like that. Are you doing what you can or too focused on what you can't? Let's chat. Thanks for listening!
May 23, 2019
Does Gear Matter?
That's a great question if I do say so myself. Does gear or tools matter or help you be creative? Talking about that on this podcast. Love to get your thoughts. Thanks for listening. 
May 15, 2019
Going LIVE
Do you ever do LIVE video? It's an absolutely blast AND a good way to get noticed. Chatting about going live and a challenge for you to try it too. Let me know what you think. 
May 08, 2019
Keeping it really simple.
Is podcasting hard? Does it need to be? Some thoughts about keeping it really simple so you can simply start.
February 03, 2019
Talking about starting
The beginning of my new podcast. Talking about starting.
June 10, 2018
One Crazy Question
One of the craziest questions I've been asked.
September 19, 2017
Starting and Failing
The freedom in starting and even failing.
July 24, 2017
Why not try Anchor?
This is the 2nd time I've used Anchor and it's really growing on me. More rambling but getting there.
July 23, 2017
Hello podcast world!
My first ever Anchor episode ever. Be gentle!
July 15, 2017