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The Not Average Audio Experience

The Not Average Podcast, hosted by Koehler Slagel and Mike Gililland. On this podcast you'll find a mix of short motivation segments, conversations with industry leaders, keynotes, and some specific content for this station.

Jun 11, 2018

In today’s Episode, Koehler and Mike dive deep, with Allen Gannett.  CEO of TrackMaven and Author of the book The Creative Curve.  Allen’s mission is to make the world a more creative place and with the release of his new book, he has begun that revolution.

In The Creative Curve, Big Data Entrepreneur, Allen Gannett, overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science behind achieving breakthrough success in any field.


Highlights from the Creative Curve:


“We have been spoon-fed the notion that creativity is the province of genius — of those favored, brilliant few whose moments of insight arrive in unpredictable flashes of divine inspiration….  But that simply isn’t true.


“Recent research has shown that there is a predictable science behind achieving commercial success in any creative endeavor, from writing a popular novel to starting up a successful company to creating an effective marketing campaign.”  

Main Points:

  • Allen’s background and purpose for writing The Creative Curve book
  • Create Rationality and Intentionality to Creativity
  • How to debunk the inspiration myth to creativity and science behind creativity
  • Who inspires Allen Gannett?
  • The advantages of LinkedIn Video and doing something different on LinkedIn
  • Routines and Habits that increase Allen’s energy levels
  • Curation and Cadence of creating impactful content
  • Discussion on effort v. quality
  • Allen’s take on the future of LinkedIn


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