In the premier podcast episode of Season 3, we speak with world-famous voice actor and keynote speaker Joshua Seth.

Joshua has been the voice of characters in over 100 animated TV shows and movies and has a diverse background across creative disciplines like music, theatre, and stage illusions. In today’s episode, we talk about how we need to become more comfortable letting go of expectations in order to unleash our innate creativity.

Topics discussed in today’s episode:

  • 00:01:30 – How his childhood formed his creative outlook
  • 00:03:45 – The importance of letting go of expectations
  • 00:05:45 – While still remaining focused on creativity
  • 00:08:00 – What he learned about creative states from performing hypnosis
  • 00:09:30 – The importance of unstructured play
  • 00:15:15 – Joshua’s personal creative process, and how this is enhanced by collaboration
  • 00:18:00 – The issue with getting into a work routine, trying to perform tasks ‘correctly’
  • 00:20:00 – Using cards to trigger more effective brainstorming sessions, by removing the fear of the blank page
  • 00:22:30 – Helping a team focus on the task at hand
  • 00:27:15 – Examples where Joshua saw an immediate change in people’s creative mindset, and what triggered it

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