I have one of my favorite people back on the show, Samantha Bennett! Sam is an artist, writer, poet, actress, and creativity/productivity specialist. She is also a dear friend. She re-joins me to talk about a variety of personal development topics, including friendships, the concept of re-parenting yourself, and how to handle disappointment.
Sam is the creator of The Organized Artist Company, dedicated to helping tens of thousands of creative people get unstuck, helping them to focus and move forward on their goals. This episode is very much a ‘greatest hits’ compilation between Sam and me. We hope you enjoy it!
In this episode you’ll hear:
- Handling life’s disappointments and giving yourself grace. “Disappointment is taking score too soon.” (10:40)
- Some helpful strategies for re-parenting yourself. (15:59)
- Sam helps us to think about productivity in a different way. (19:13)
- Nothing is more important than your transformation. (31:46)
- The one thing that determines the quality of your life. (35:44)
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Book Andrea to Speak
Episode 329: Procrastination and Overwhelm: Small Changes Can Make a Difference with Sam Bennett
Disappointments & Remembering That Nothing Bad is Happening
Nothing Is More Important Than Your Transformation
Sam’s Real Life Planner
Episode 349: Friendships at Work with Shasta Nelson
Episode 107: Creating True Frientimacy, with Shasta Nelson
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Originally from Chicago, Samantha Bennett is a writer, speaker, actor, teacher, and creativity/productivity specialist and the author of the bestselling, “Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day” which Seth Godin called, “An instant classic, essential reading for anyone who wants to make a ruckus.”
Her latest bestseller is, “Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers and Recovering Perfectionists” She is the creator of The Organized Artist Company, dedicated to helping tens of thousands of creative people get unstuck, helping them to focus and move forward on their goals. Sam has also written the script for the hit musical, “In a Booth at Chasen’s,” and is working on her latest book, “Secrets of Highly Creative People.”