Dec. 1, 2021

Using Creativity to Reshape Your Life and Regain Freedom

#31: World-renowned photographer Chase Jarvis joins Chris to discuss how to unlock your full potential by embedding creativity in your daily life. They talk about how you are creative even if you think you aren’t, 4 simple steps you can follow to be creative with anything, how productivity is a mix of tough love and play, and the connection between autonomy and creativity. 

Chase Jarvis (@chasejarvis) is an award-winning photographer who has written two best-selling photography books and created campaigns for companies like Nike, Samsung, Redbull, and Apple. He is also the founder and CEO of Creative Live and the author of Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life.

Full show notes available at:


Selected Links From The Episode

Connect with Chase Jarvis: Website | Podcast | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Learning platform for creators and entrepreneurs: Creative Live

Chase’s Book: Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life

Book recommendation: Play It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety


Full Show Notes

Who is Chase Jarvis? [00:30]

Chase’s personal creative journey (creativity wasn’t in his background). [02:18]

Are children more creative than adults? [06:55]

The simple definition of creativity. [10:22]

How to train your creative muscles no matter what you’re doing. [13:31]

4 simple steps to create anything successfully. [17:56]

Why mastering something teaches you how to master anything. [20:54]

How people have applied lessons from Chase’s book in their lives. [25:00]

How to fuel creativity with play and experimentation. [26:59]

Why do creativity and autonomy make you happier? [29:58]

The impact travel (even local travel) has on your creativity. [31:42]

How much routine should your morning routine have? [39:29]

Why you should expose yourself to cold water daily even if it is uncomfortable (cold water therapy). [41:19]

Moving from being stuck to a zone of flow (the power of play and discipline). [42:57]

How to get in touch with Chase Jarvis. [47:43]


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