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146 – Selling what you want. Selling what customers want.

http://www.TheSparkAndTheArt.com/146 – You can sell anything you want. The secret is to sell what other people want. I’m not going to get into the difference between selling what people want and what people need I’ll cover that in another episode one day.  

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145 – An improvised life with Rebecca Northan

http://thesparkandtheart.com/145 – This week we talk with Improviser, Actress, Producer and professional breath recording artist Rebecca Northan. In today’s chat Rebecca reflects on a yearbook quote and how it relates to her life now and the interesting work that actors do that you didn’t even know were jobs. **- Links for this episode -** Rebecca…

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144 – laid-off

http://TheSparkAndTheArt.com/144 – I got laid-off and I don’t know how to feel about it. 

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143 – The power of creating your own work with Samantha Duff

TheSparkAndTheArt.com/143 – We talk about what led Samantha Duff to start her own theatre company and specifically a family theatre with a mandate to ensure theatre is financially accessible to all.  **- Links for this episode -** Goodger-Pink Productions – http://www.goodgerpinkproductions.com/ Samantha Duff & Holleay Rohm – http://www.goodgerpinkproductions.com/our-team.html Mount Royal University – http://www.mtroyal.ca University of…

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142 – Art as a secondary power

‪http://thesparkandtheart.com/1‪42 – I’m not really sure how to describe this. Super power seems like it would be the main power but what is it when your power isn’t the main thing? What if you are a brain scientist who wants to talk about brain donation and your audience starts to get uncomfortable. What if you…

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141 – Because it’s difficult with audiobook narrator Sean Pratt

http://thesparkandtheart.com/141 – With over 900 audiobooks under his belt Sean Pratt is one of the most sought after book narrators today.  **- Links for this episode -** Sean Pratt – https://twitter.com/SPPresents British American Drama Academy – http://www.bada.org.uk/ Cabbages and Kings – O’Henry  – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabbages_and_Kings_(literature) Cabbages and Kings – Audiobook – http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Cabbages-and-Kings-Audiobook/B002V59Y3Q Seasteading – Joe Quirk…

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140 -Encouragement vs Appreciation

http://TheSparkAndTheArt.com/140 – This week is another semantic exploration. This time about encouragement and appreciation. 

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139 – Creative cooking & Creative teams with chef Chris Barton

http://thesparkandtheart.com/139 – Chris Barton is a Chef who’s restaurant creates a new menu each week. Chris recognizes the drain creating a new menu each week would be on him if he had to do it all alone. We talk about how important his team members are to both the creating of the dishes but also…

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138 – What you can control

Keep writing. Keep singing. Keep working with others. Keep building relationships. Keep doing it. Because that’s what you can control. You can’t control if you get a song on the radio. You can’t control if an artist decides to record your song. The only thing you can control is how good your skills are and…

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137 – Purposefully choosing a career with Andrew Ford

http://thesparkandtheart.com/137 – We talked to animator Andrew Ford a couple years ago and the theme of that episode was Reach your goal and keep learning. Andrew’s goal was to work at Disney and now that he’s done it you can hear how his philosophy hasn’t changed. Even after getting to Disney he still want to…

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