Coffee Breaks

Episode 155: Visioning, Momentum and Spontaneity ~ Coffee Break

Devani and I were afternoon exercise biking the hills in our neighborhood and ended up doing this spontaneous Coffee Break episode to share key thoughts that have affected our growth and direction. Exercise is a fantastic way to generate ideas. Vigorous activity literally and figuratively gets your creative juices flowing, and getting away from the…

Episode 154: Websites for Authors and Artists ~ Coffee Break

Let’s face it… even when we want to sell our work, many of us creator’s would rather spend the day creating over doing all the “business stuff.”   There are a million platforms to be on, and it can feel daunting.  We get it, we’ve been there. In this Coffee Break, we discuss many ways that you can…

Episode 86: Never Give Up on Your Dreams, Unless… ~ Coffee Break

Should You Never Give Up on Your Dreams? We love the popular Winston Churchill quote: “Never, never, never give up.” It’s especially powerful coming from someone who had to lead a whole country when failure was imminent. However, Charles Dickens coined another, rather opposite expression in his novel The Pickwick Papers: “Never say never.“1)https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/never+say+never So… which…

Episode 82: Podcast Ideas for Creatives ~ Coffee Break

There’s a wealth of content, story, and podcast ideas and monetization potential for creators of all kinds! When it comes to authors and poets, if the old ways of selling books isn’t working, there are other monetization options to explore and pursue. If you tuned into our last Coffee Break episode, we talked about audio…

Episode 76: Audio Dramas and Story Podcasts – Coffee Break

In this Coffee Break, we’re going to share insights we learned about how authors can leverage podcasting and audio drama to build their audience. We just got back from Podcast Movement 2018 #PM18, in Philadelphia, and have so much to share with you! If you are in our Facebook Group or follow LeAura or Devani…

Episode 60: Content Distribution Strategy and Tools – Coffee Break

Creating and sticking to a content distribution strategy can be tricky when there are so many platforms to maintain.  This is how we currently share our articles, podcasts, and content online and the tools we use.

Creating and sticking to a content distribution strategy can be tricky when there are so many platforms to maintain.  Whether you have a team of people to help you maintain each social media platform as well as other areas of your business, or you’re on your own, you’ll need a content distribution strategy. In this…

Episode 57: The Butterfly Effect with Tasha Wahl

We love spending time with visionaries.  The thing about visionaries is that most wouldn’t claim that title themselves, and yet our guest in this episode certainly is a visionary, ideator and creator. Tasha Wahl is an artist, philanthropist and businesswoman, and, a wife and mom of five! Tasha is the executive director of the Wahl…

Episode 56: Daily Productivity and Brand Evolution – Coffee Break

In this Coffee Break we talk about the various roles that LeAura and Devani take on for the iCreateDaily brand and podcast (iCD), brand evolution and increasing productivity. We get into the established habits we’ve created, challenges we’re overcoming, and how the iCD brand has evolved since it’s inception in July 2017! :-O Topics Covers:  Content…

Episode 53: Cool Character Names ~ Coffee Break

How to Come up with Good Character Names Welcome to the iCreateDaily Podcast Coffee Break episode! Today’s Coffee Break is a hands-on how-to episode on how to create cool character names. So if you create fiction characters in stories or visual arts, you might want to tune into the video version of this podcast. One struggle…

Episode 49: Brain Waves – Coffee Break

Welcome back to another Coffee Break episode!  These shorter’ish episodes are where LeAura and Devani talk about ideas, quotes, or anything on our minds that may serve the iCreateDaily community.  So let us know what you’d like us to cover! In this conversation, we discussed brain waves and the science around how brainwaves affect us in…

Episode 42: Creative Freedom from Home – Coffee Break

Where Do You Feel Most Inspired? Many creators, especially entrepreneurial ones, have the urge to leave the workplace so they have the creative freedom to do work they love.  ‘The Entrepreneurial Dream” is about creating a place, space, and work that matters in the environment that inspires you the most. One of the first things many…

Episode 36: Positive Motivation – Create it or Find it? – Coffee Break

Welcome to another #CoffeeBreak episode in which we discuss interesting ideas, quotes, and/or people who inspire us! In this episode, we discuss positive motivation and specifically whether we find it externally or create it internally. It’s like the Chicken and Egg topic, though we might have found a definitive answer–THE proverbial Truth. With a capital T. But…

Episode 33: Immersion Eliminates Diversion Coffee Break

Of all the many things we could and should be doing to reach both our creative and business goals – how do you narrow down your focus, and choose one? Many thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and successful creators have talked about their laser focus in mastering a skill or a goal, as the reason for their success.

Episode 27: Perfectionism and Authenticity – Coffee Break 8

We all have the inner battle of perfectionism, it’s a creator’s struggle and a human struggle. Yet, we live in a world craving the imperfections of a creator’s journey. In line with not worrying so much about perfection, this Coffee Break inbetweenisode is a short 9 minute audio recording we did in the car while…

Episode 22: Laugh at Fear – Coffee Break 7

Facing Our Fears Our Coffee Break Sessions are varied conversations we have about uplifting quotes, people who inspire us, ideas we’ve been pondering, books, movies and anything else we think would be cool to share. These “inbetweenisodes” are like having coffee with friends, and sometimes may include other friends as mystery guests! 😎 In this episode we…

Episode 19: Daily Motivation – Coffee Break 6

We’re working to publish these short “inbetweenisodes” called “Coffee Break” podcasts regularly on Wednesdays.  Meanwhile, we’re practicing “just shipping”, over “perfection”. 😊 So… please forgive the bit of background noise in the beginning… some doggie background noises from Caspian (onscreen), and Zeus, background agitator). 🐶🐕 In this 11 minute session, we discuss: How to get going when you don’t feel motivated…