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Founder's Corner #33 Tips for Finding Your Creative Energy Groove

Founder’s Corner #33 Tips for Finding Your Creative Energy Groove

For so many of us, we use our creativity on a daily basis. And it’s not just for those passion projects either. We need it to complete our daily tasks. But the thing with creativity, on the one hand, it’s a never-ending resource. There are always new levels of creativity to be reached. However, on the other hand, there are definitely periods when our creative juices run dry. And these can be difficult on all fronts. So today, I want to share with you my top tips for finding your creative energy groove!

But first…

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Now, let’s dive into today’s post!

The Creative Energy Conundrum

finding your creative energy

Ever find yourself staring at a blank screen, trying to summon the creative energy to produce that killer content for your next episode? Your next newsletter? The next blog post?

Yup, I get it. 

It happens to the best of us. 

But fear not, because today we are diving deep into the heart of the matter: your energy! 

Let’s face the facts: creative work demands a unique kind of juice that our everyday tasks just don’t require. So why do we insist on shoehorning creativity into our rigid schedules? 

It’s time for a rethink.

Finding Your Creative Energy Groove

Instead of merely squeezing creativity into any old time slot, let’s get strategic. Pinpoint your “prime” creative hours and build your day around them. 

Personalize it to YOU! 

When do you hit your creative stride? Forget about the latest fads or gurus; it’s all about figuring out when YOU do your best work.

Now, let’s talk about what fuels you. 

Does creating certain types of content leave you buzzing with energy, while others drain you dry? It’s time for a content audit. Perhaps you can change your strategies so that what you’re creating keeps your creative tanks full.

But how do we do this practically?

Here are my three keys for preventing creative burnout by feeding your creative energy:

3 Tips for Finding Your Creative Energy Groove

creative energy groove

 1. Try Something New

Staying ahead of the curve means embracing innovation. So, get inspired by new tools!

Just as the podcasting landscape evolves, so do the tools at our disposal. Whether it’s a new social platform, different community forums, or even AI tools – get inspired! 

The key is to remain curious and adaptable. And just keep learning!

2. Get Inspired, Offline​

While online resources offer a wealth of inspiration, they can also lead you into a comparison trap, causing fatigue or creative stagnation.

So, instead, turn your attention offline!

It’s time to break free from the “digital bubble”. Immerse yourself in those offline experiences! Whether that’s in books, live events, workshops, or heartfelt conversations. Draw from diverse sources beyond the screen to infuse your podcast with authenticity and depth. 

3. Team up!

Here’s a thought: Commit to reaching out to actual people!

Podcasting can sometimes feel like an isolating activity, especially for solopreneurs or those working from home. 

However, connecting can help you find support, feedback, and shared inspiration. So find ways to collaborate on projects or find communities to join. This will help you foster a sense of belonging within the podcasting community. 

You’ll not only enhance the quality of your journey as a podcaster, but you’ll also discover some incredible collaborative energy – and this will fuel your why!

Let’s Fill Those Creative Energy Tanks!

So next time you’re stuck on which direction to go next with your content, reassess your energy takers and makers, and then implement these three keys to stay motivated in the long run!

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