Productive Flourishing

By Charlie Gilkey

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Image by Charlie Gilkey

Category: Self-Improvement

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 67
Reviews: 0
Episodes: 253

Description

Productive Flourishing (formerly the Creative Giant Show) explores how to do the work that matters to become your best self in the world. Host Charlie Gilkey and occasional co-host Angela Wheeler take listeners on a deep dive into the lives of leaders, changemakers, creatives, and entrepreneurs who are thriving in life and business by doing work that matters. Listen in to see how they cultivate meaning, success, and happiness as well as their approach to productivity, business, health, and the challenges (yes, even the deep, dark ones) that show up in their lives.

www.productiveflourishing.com

Episode Date
Mark Drager: The Gift of Not Knowing (Episode #253)
Feb 09, 2023
Ruby Vesely & Eric Spencer: Why We Need Connection in the Workplace (Episode 252)
Jan 19, 2023
Spotify Live: Do we really all have the same 24 hours as Beyoncé? (Bonus Episode)
Dec 15, 2022
Jennifer Brown: How to Be an Inclusive Leader (Episode 250)
Dec 01, 2022
Jadah Sellner: Build Your Life With L.O.V.E. (Episode 249)
Nov 17, 2022
Tara McMullin: Unpacking the Code of What Works (Episode 248)
Oct 27, 2022
Mark Nepo: Navigating Storms of the Human Experience (Episode 247)
Oct 06, 2022
Lisa Nicole Bell: How Creativity and Curiosity Can Fuel Success (Episode 246)
Sep 15, 2022
Kate Strathmann: Building Business Partnerships - Cooperative or Collective? (Episode 245)
Sep 01, 2022
Esmé Wang: Keeping Momentum While Living with Disability (Episode 244)
Aug 18, 2022
Tara Newman: Why You Don’t Have to Spend a Million To Make It As An Entrepreneur (Episode 243)
Jul 21, 2022
Steven Kotler: Flow and Cooperative Technology (Episode 242)
Jun 23, 2022
Sabbaticals and Slowbaticals (Episode 241)
May 05, 2022
Jenny Blake: Create More Free Time (Episode 240)
Mar 31, 2022
Putting Together the Start Finishing Field Guide (Episode 239)
Feb 10, 2022
The Road to Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury (Episode 238)
Dec 30, 2021
Ashley Zuberi: How to Create a Spiritual Practice (Episode 237)
Dec 02, 2021
Jeffrey Davis: Reconciling Productivity and Wonder (Episode 236)
Nov 18, 2021
Pam Slim: The Ecosystem Model of Business (Episode 235)
Oct 28, 2021
Kristoffer Carter: Creating Conscious Life and Leadership (Episode 234)
Sep 30, 2021
Andrea Owen: Unlearning in Order to Speak Our Minds (Episode 233)
Aug 26, 2021
Larry Robertson: Thriving in Uncertain Times (Episode 232)
Jul 22, 2021
David Wood: Name It, Claim It, Tame It (Episode 231)
Jun 24, 2021
Kris Putnam-Walkerly: Breaking Down Barriers of Philanthropy (Episode 230)
Apr 29, 2021
Fierce Love in Action (Episode 229)
Mar 25, 2021
Danielle Granger Nava & Dustin Granger: Strength in Business (Episode 228)
Feb 25, 2021
Karwanna Dyson: Small Business Changemakers (Episode 227)
Jan 21, 2021
#ThanksCovid (Episode 226)
Dec 17, 2020
Nir Eyal: Becoming Indistractible (Episode 225)
Nov 12, 2020
Amiel Handelsman: A Conversation About Conversations (Episode 224)
Oct 22, 2020
Rachael Ridenour: Charting Your Own Map (Episode 223)
Oct 08, 2020
Martha Alderson: The Universal Story (Episode 222)
Sep 24, 2020
Cara Chace: Left vs. Right Brain Thinking (Episode 221)
Aug 27, 2020
Alexandra Jamieson and Bob Gower: Finding Creative Alignment (Episode 220)
Jul 30, 2020
Eric Zimmer: The Connection Between Spiritual Practices and Behavior (Episode 219)
Jun 25, 2020
Creating Hope During COVID-19 (Episode 218)
Jun 04, 2020
Jeff Harry: The Magic Is in Play (Episode 217)
May 21, 2020
Jennifer Louden: Why Bother? (Episode 216)
Apr 30, 2020
John Jantsch: On Self-Reliance (Episode 215)
Apr 02, 2020
Michael Bungay Stanier: Defeating the Advice Monster (Episode 214)
Feb 27, 2020
Bryan Falchuk: The Ratio of Relationship (Episode 213)
Jan 30, 2020
Year End 2019: Lessons Learned (Episode 212)
Dec 26, 2019
Erin Pheil: How to Eliminate Your Self-Sabotage and Limiting Beliefs (Episode 211)
Nov 06, 2019
The Story Behind Start Finishing (Episode 210)
Sep 19, 2019
Mark Nepo: Drinking from the River of Light (Episode 209)
Sep 05, 2019
Bobby Herrera: The Empowerment of the Struggle (Episode 208)
Aug 08, 2019
Andrea Owen: Working On Your Own Work (Episode 207)
Jul 11, 2019
Cynthia Morris: Changing Your World Through Writing (Episode 206)
Jun 06, 2019
Sebastian Marshall: Creating Reliable Effectiveness (Episode 205)
Apr 25, 2019
Paul Jarvis: Company of One (Episode 204)
Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Samantha Brody: Overcoming Overwhelm (Episode 203)
Jan 03, 2019
Seth Godin: This is Marketing (Episode 202)
Nov 15, 2018
Mark Nepo: More Together Than Alone (Episode 201)
Nov 01, 2018
When to Refresh and Take a Break (Episode 200)
Jun 28, 2018
Susan Piver: The Four Noble Truths of Love (Episode 199)
Jun 21, 2018
Liz Forkin Bohannon: Why Business May Be the Best Vehicle for Social Change (Episode 198)
Jun 14, 2018
Mike Silvio: Learning Life Lessons Through Running (Episode 197)
Jun 07, 2018
Where Is the Debt in Your Life? (Episode 196)
May 31, 2018
Marc and Angel Chernoff: Getting Back to Happy (Episode 195)
May 24, 2018
Laurence McCahill: Finding Your Happy Place as an Entrepreneur (Episode 194)
May 17, 2018
Amber Rae: Choose Wonder Over Worry (Episode 193)
May 09, 2018
Mary Shores: Exploring Conscious Communications (Episode 192)
May 03, 2018
Stan Tatkin: What Keeps You and Your Partner Together When the World Pulls You Apart? (Episode 191)
Apr 26, 2018
Ash Beckham: How to Master Real Conversations in an Age of Combativeness (Episode 190)
Apr 19, 2018
Parker Stevenson: Financial Awareness Is Fuel for Business Growth (Episode 189)
Apr 12, 2018
Is Technology Affecting Your Relationships? (Episode 188)
Apr 05, 2018
Tara Gentile: Leveraging Your Quiet Power (Episode 187)
Mar 29, 2018
Bryan Caplan: The Case Against Education (Episode 186)
Mar 22, 2018
Kathleen Kelly Janus: How to Scale Up Your Nonprofit’s Impact (Episode 185)
Mar 15, 2018
Working Through Radical Change, One Day at a Time
Mar 08, 2018
Build Better Boundaries (Episode 183)
Mar 01, 2018
Sharon Rowe: Embracing the Shifts in Your Business (Episode 182)
Feb 22, 2018
Tama Kieves: Thriving Through Uncertainty (Episode 181)
Feb 15, 2018
Christina Scalera: Both Sides of Being Your Own Boss (Episode 180)
Feb 08, 2018
Debbie Reber: How Your Life’s Path Can Shape Your Career Path (Episode 179)
Feb 01, 2018
Ryan Haack: Different Is Awesome (Episode 178)
Jan 25, 2018
Carey and Demir Bentley: Living Powerfully Can Help You Work Powerfully (Episode 177)
Jan 18, 2018
Barb Suarez: Letting Go of How Things Must Go Is the Best Birth Plan (Episode 176)
Jan 11, 2018
Andrea Owen: How to Ditch the 14 Habits That Are Holding You Back from Happiness(Episode 175)
Jan 04, 2018
Kerra Bolton: How Business Activism Supports Your Business and Your Community (Episode 174)
Dec 28, 2017
Best Practices for Your Annual Reflection (Episode 173)
Dec 21, 2017
Lee Rankin: What a Farm Business Can Teach Us about Creativity and Business (Episode 172)
Dec 14, 2017
Mike Vardy: Get the Right Things Done Easier By Focusing On Your Energy (Episode 171)
Dec 07, 2017
Courtney Carver: Simplicity Is a Way Back to Yourself (Episode 170)
Nov 30, 2017
Penelope Trunk: Asperger’s, Creativity, and the Education System (Episode 169)
Nov 23, 2017
Angela Wheeler: Is It Time to Work with a Coach? (Episode 168)
Nov 16, 2017
Andy Molinsky: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone without Falling into a Fail Fest (Episode 167)
Nov 09, 2017
Leah Weiss: How to Be More Mindfully Inclusive About Mindfulness (Episode 166)
Nov 02, 2017
Breanne Dyck: What to Do When You Know You Need to Shift, but Don't Know What to Shift To (Episode 165)
Oct 26, 2017
Navigating the Hard Road of Family Health Decisions (Episode 164)
Oct 19, 2017
Jacquette Timmons: The Relationship Between Your Identity and Your Finances (Episode 163)
Oct 12, 2017
Ryan McRae: How to Be Productive and Focused When You Have ADHD (Episode 162)
Oct 05, 2017
Jessica Abel: What Productivity & Creativity Teachers Do When They Get Stuck (Episode 161)
Sep 28, 2017
Angela Wheeler: If You Aren't Doing What Matters to You, You're Not Being Productive (Episode 160)
Sep 21, 2017
Ronen Gafni: Going All In (Episode 159)
Sep 14, 2017
Ishita Gupta: Falling Apart Can Be Falling Into Something Bigger (Episode 158)
Sep 07, 2017
Vanessa Van Edwards: How to Succeed With People (Even/Especially If You’re Awkward) (Episode 157)
Aug 31, 2017
Angela Wheeler: Spiraling Up: Healthy Changes for A Better Life (Episode 156)
Aug 24, 2017
Michael Gebben: Breaking Free of the Self-Made Prisons (Episode 155)
Aug 17, 2017
Jeffrey Davis: Why It’s So Hard to Stand for Something (Episode 154)
Aug 10, 2017
Michelle Jones and Austin Goldberg: Wayfinding Academy 101 (Episode 153)
Aug 03, 2017
Larry Robertson: How to Explore and Play at Your Creative Edge (Episode 152)
Jul 27, 2017
Angela Wheeler: How Volunteering Shapes Your Professional and Personal Development (Episode 151)
Jul 20, 2017
Patricia Bravo: Why Empathetic Leaders Create Better Teams (Episode 150)
Jul 13, 2017
Susan Piver: How Mindfulness Helps You Become More Creative (Episode 149)
Jul 06, 2017
Meighan O’Toole: Making It Online (Episode 148)
Jun 29, 2017
What to Do If You're Burnt Out (or Close to It) (Episode 147)
Jun 22, 2017
Bryce Bladon: Why the Difference Between Freelancing and Entrepreneurship Matters (Episode 146)
Jun 15, 2017
Cory Huff: What If Your Pivot Doesn’t Fit Your Current Business? (Episode 145)
Jun 08, 2017
Fiona Dawson: Living a Fluid Life (Episode 144)
Jun 01, 2017
143: The End of the Creative Giant Show
May 26, 2017
142: 12 Simple Ways to Be Present
May 19, 2017
141: How to Balance Entrepreneurship and Fatherhood with Mike Bruny and Jeremie Miller
May 12, 2017
140: Q&A #11: Habit Stacking, Important but Not Urgent Projects, and Tips on Using Medium
May 05, 2017
139: The Relationship Between Grief and Creativity with Cath Duncan and Kara Jones
Apr 28, 2017
138: The 3 Goals of Any Business Activity
Apr 21, 2017
137: Systems, Creativity, and Emotion with Marina Darlow
Apr 14, 2017
136: Q&A #10: Having a No Electronics Rule, Switching Your Focus, and Conducting a Mid-Month Review
Apr 07, 2017
135: How Side Projects Help with Your Main Project with Nicole Stevenson
Mar 31, 2017
134: 5 Ways to Get Through the Creative Red Zone
Mar 24, 2017
133: Small Business as a Vehicle for Social Change with Pam Slim
Mar 17, 2017
132: Q&A #9: Decision Fatigue, Business Growth, and Managing Multiple Projects While Overwhelmed
Mar 10, 2017
Larry Robertson: Questioning the Givens of Creativity (Episode 131)
Mar 03, 2017
130: You Have to Make Time to Make Time
Feb 24, 2017
129: How Theming Your Week Can Make You More Productive with Mike Vardy
Feb 17, 2017
128: Q&A #8: Creative Energy Flow, Taking Action on Your Great Ideas, and Healthy Money Conversations
Feb 10, 2017
127: How Charlie Gets Stuff Done with Jennifer Labin
Feb 03, 2017
126: Stop Lying and Start Creating
Jan 27, 2017
125: How to Deal with the Guilt of Getting What You Want with Toku McCree
Jan 20, 2017
124: Q & A #7: Priority Cagematches, Cultivating Diversity, and Troubleshooting Too-Intense Plans
Jan 13, 2017
123: Feeling Your Way through What Does Make You Happy versus Should Make You Happy with Kristin Reinbach
Jan 06, 2017
122: Welcome to Project World
Dec 30, 2016
121: How to Be Intentional During the Holidays
Dec 23, 2016
120: Q&A #6: Networking from a Place of Generosity, Project Post-Mortems, and Working in Harmony with Your Spouse
Dec 16, 2016
119: Your Self-Talk Is Where Your Life Starts with Mary Fran Bontempo
Dec 09, 2016
118: Shake It, Don’t Break It
Dec 02, 2016
117: Q&A #5: Delegation 101, High-Value Work, and Getting Back Into the Groove
Nov 25, 2016
116: Learning to Learn and Express Yourself
Nov 18, 2016
115: Unlocking the MacGyver Secret with Lee Zlotoff
Nov 11, 2016
114: Your Art is For You
Nov 04, 2016
113: Grief Is A Natural Part of Life
Oct 28, 2016
112: Q&A #4: Preventing Overwhelm, Dealing with a Bad Day, and Hiring When You Don’t Have the Cash
Oct 21, 2016
111: How to Live a Good Life with Jonathan Fields
Oct 14, 2016
110: What I’m Here to Do
Oct 07, 2016
109: No One Size Fits Every Influencer with Jason Van Orden
Sep 30, 2016
108: How to Align Your Goals and Projects with Your Seasonal Energy
Sep 23, 2016
107: Q&A #3: Success Packs, Goal-Setting, and Leadership Lessons-Learned
Sep 16, 2016
106: Why Productivity is Bunk
Sep 09, 2016
105: Your Art Leaves A Mark with Arna Baartz
Sep 02, 2016
104: Q&A #2: On Triggers, Resistance, and Not Being Where You Want to Be
Aug 26, 2016
103: Create Art That Doesn’t Need a Signature with Srinivas Rao
Aug 19, 2016
102: The Nourishing Nature of Being in Nature with Megan Roop
Aug 12, 2016
101: Get Up and Take Care of Your People
Aug 05, 2016
100: Andrea J. Lee Interviews Charlie Gilkey
Jul 29, 2016
099: How to Make Better Learning Experiences with Breanne Dyck
Jul 22, 2016
098: Which Creative Entrepreneur Type Are You? with Lisa Robbin Young
Jul 15, 2016
097: You Can Be More Than One Thing with Dusti Arab
Jul 08, 2016
096: The Power of Simplicity in Organizations with Ken Segall
Jul 01, 2016
095: Grow and Communicate In a Creative Partnership
Jun 24, 2016
094: How to Pick Yourself and Put Your Art Out There with Seth Godin
Jun 17, 2016
093: How Sitting with Stillness Catalyzes Growth with Kristoffer Carter
Jun 10, 2016
092: Be More With Less with Courtney Carver
Jun 03, 2016
091: Be Brave and Listen Within with Andrea Lee
May 27, 2016
090: Q&A - How to Plan Your Day Based On Your Energy Levels (+ more)
May 19, 2016
089: Build From What You Have with Sonia Simone
May 10, 2016
088: What Happens When You Go Against Your Daily Rhythms?
May 07, 2016
087: Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway with Michelle Bushneff
May 03, 2016
086: Two Concepts of Freedom
Apr 30, 2016
085: The Masks We Wear Influence the Lives We Live with Dr. Atira Charles
Apr 26, 2016
084: Changing Directions Isn’t Failing with Laura Neff
Apr 23, 2016
083: How to Be Grounded and Positive Through Life’s Challenges with Marc and Angel Chernoff
Apr 19, 2016
082: Exercise Is a Foundation for Success with Mike Goncalves
Apr 16, 2016
081: Changing the World, One Toilet at a Time with Jasmine Burton
Apr 12, 2016
080: Reclaiming Wild Men with Jonathan Mead
Apr 09, 2016
079: The Hidden Path for Artists with Cory Huff
Apr 05, 2016
078: The 3 Essential Pieces of Your Business’s Legal, Tax, and Financial Foundation with Kyle Durand
Apr 02, 2016
077: How to Capture the Everyday Wow with Cynthia Morris
Mar 29, 2016
076: Good Strategy Helps You Make Better Choices with Tara Gentile
Mar 26, 2016
075: Bringing Conversations about Death to Life with Kathy Kortes-Miller
Mar 22, 2016
074: The Emotional Journey of Growing Your Business
Mar 19, 2016
073: How to Sew Business Success in the Fashion Industry with Shannon Whitehead
Mar 15, 2016
Jenny Blake: Embracing Change (Episode 72)
Mar 07, 2016
071: Managing Your Money is a Creative Process with Luna Jaffe
Feb 29, 2016
070: Love is the Source of Personal Growth with Dr. Laura Ciel and Bill Poett
Feb 22, 2016
069: How to Build Your Mentor Group with Jeff Hopeck
Feb 15, 2016
Todd Kashdan: What's Lurking in the Basement of Your Personality? (Episode 68)
Feb 08, 2016
Jennifer Louden: How to Avoid Creative Burnout (Episode 67)
Feb 01, 2016
066: Scaling Up Without Selling Out with Laura Novak Meyer
Jan 25, 2016
The Coaching Habit Unlocks Human Potential
Jan 18, 2016
064: What Will You Stand For This Year? with Jeffrey Davis
Jan 11, 2016
Episode 63 - Your Voice Can Be Transformational with Alexia Vernon
Jan 04, 2016
Episode 62 - 5 Ways to Make Better Plans for the New Year
Dec 28, 2015
Episode 61 - Mixing Freelancing, Music, and Entrepreneurship with Graham Cochrane
Dec 21, 2015
Episode 60 - How to Make Email Work for You with Dmitri Leonov
Dec 14, 2015
Episode 59 - Debugging the Imposter Syndrome with Dan Pickett
Dec 07, 2015
Episode 58 - How to Heal After the Loss of a Partner with Kristin Meekhof
Nov 30, 2015
Episode 57 - What to Do When You Have Too Much to Do
Nov 23, 2015
Episode 56 - Experience is the Best Teacher with Jordan Agolli
Nov 16, 2015
Episode 55 - Planning Creates Luck with Rebecca Rescate
Nov 09, 2015
Episode 54 - The Power of Meditation with Susan Piver
Nov 02, 2015
Balancing Self Care and Showing Up (Episode 53)
Oct 26, 2015
Episode 52 - Making Tech Startups More Human-Friendly with Nathalie Molina Nino
Oct 19, 2015
Episode 51 - How to Thrive as Life AND Business Partners with Angela Wheeler
Oct 12, 2015
Episode 50 - GRIT to Great with Linda Kaplan Thaler
Oct 05, 2015
Episode 49 - Financial Success Doesn’t Start in Your Wallet with Jacquette Timmons
Sep 28, 2015
Episode 48 - Love As Your Strategic Foundation with Sarah Jones
Sep 21, 2015
Episode 47 - The Future of the Creative Giant Show with Charlie Gilkey
Sep 14, 2015
Episode 46 - Make Your Message Match Your Mission with Brigitte Lyons
Sep 07, 2015
Episode 45 - Different is Awesome with Ryan Haack
Aug 31, 2015
Episode 44 - Fight for What You Believe In with Willie Jackson
Aug 24, 2015
Episode 43 - The Art of Work with Jeff Goins
Aug 17, 2015
Episode 42 - Live a Savvy Life with Stephanie Carls
Aug 10, 2015
Episode 41 - Which Wolf Will You Feed?
Aug 03, 2015
Episode 40 - Your Work is a Gift with James Victore
Jul 27, 2015
Episode 39 - Be True to Yourself with Natalie Sisson
Jul 20, 2015
Episode 38 - Every Day Is A Pivotal Point with Kevin Briggs
Jul 13, 2015
Episode 37 - Do What You Can, When You Can with Carla Birnberg
Jul 06, 2015
Episode 36 - Write Your Own Future with Ali Luke
Jun 29, 2015
Episode 35 - Weave Your Magic into Your Life with Andrew Bennett
Jun 22, 2015
Episode 34 - Living a Full-Color Life with Melissa Dinwiddie
Jun 15, 2015
Episode 33 - The 12 Challenges of Creative Giants
Jun 08, 2015
Episode 32 - A Life of Storytelling with Mary Trunk
Jun 01, 2015
Episode 31 - Building Your Money Muscle with Joan Sotkin
May 25, 2015
Episode 30 - Advancing Craftsmanship with Breanne Dyck
May 18, 2015
Episode 29 - Building an Inspiring Tomorrow with Valerie Groth
May 11, 2015
Episode 28 - The Art of Being Unmistakable with Srinivas Rao
May 04, 2015
Episode 27 - Leveraging Your Quiet Power with Tara Gentile
Apr 27, 2015
Episode 26 - Owning Your Own Path with Chris Brogan
Apr 20, 2015
Episode 25 - Art, Abundance, and Entrepreneurship with Cory Huff
Apr 13, 2015
Julie Daley: Becoming a Force of Nature (Episode 24)
Apr 06, 2015
Episode 23 - 27 Steps to Freedom with Wendy McClelland
Mar 30, 2015
Episode 22 - Creating the Automatic Customer with John Warrillow
Mar 23, 2015
Episode 21 - Gathering the People with Sarah Bray
Mar 16, 2015
Episode 20 - Life After Tampons with Jennifer Boykin
Mar 09, 2015
Episode 19 - Find Your Own Success with Jake Ducey
Mar 02, 2015
Episode 18 - She-Factoring the Tech Startup World with Thursday Bram
Feb 23, 2015
Episode 17 - Life Out of the Box with Jonathon and Quinn
Feb 16, 2015
Episode 16 - Run the Point with Mike Bruny
Feb 09, 2015
Episode 15 - Cultivating Creativity During Motherhood with Lucy Pearce
Feb 02, 2015
Episode 14 - Write, Publish, Repeat with Johnny B. Truant
Jan 26, 2015
Episode 13 - Traditional Publishing or Self Publishing? with Todd Sattersten
Jan 19, 2015
Episode 12 - How to Build Strong Communities with Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie
Jan 12, 2015
Episode 11 - Go Beyond Your Fear with Glenda Watson Hyatt
Jan 05, 2015
Todd Kashdan: How To Build Stronger Bonds (Episode 10)
Dec 30, 2014
Episode 9 - Taming Emotional Obesity with Laura Coe
Dec 23, 2014
Episode 8 - Making a Healthy Profit AND a Real Difference in Business with Mark Silver
Dec 16, 2014
Episode 7 - Don't Be An Idea Thief with Jeffrey Davis
Dec 09, 2014
Episode 6 - Playing Big with Tara Sophia Mohr
Dec 02, 2014
Episode 5 - Making Change with Jonathan Fields
Nov 25, 2014
Episode 4 - Become More Mindful With Susan Piver
Nov 18, 2014
Episode 3 - Pick Yourself with Seth Godin
Nov 11, 2014
Episode 2 - Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Steve Errey
Nov 11, 2014
Pam Slim: Your Body of Work (Episode 1)
Nov 11, 2014