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How To Build A Brand Identity That Matters w/ Mike Smith (#098)

In this episode, Mike talks to Alex about how skate culture launched him into his career, why brand identity matters, how he's learned to embrace systems that are disposable, and what happens when a brand has no soul.

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103 Bits of Advice, Designing Your Life, Jonathan Blake, NBA Playoffs

103 Bits of Advice, Designing Your Life, Jonathan Blake, NBA Playoffs

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Why You're Not Owed Anything And How To Find Your Authentic Voice w/ Vuhlandes (#097)

In this episode, Vuhlandes shares with Alex why no other city feels like home, how he trains his eyes every day to see things through a camera lens, how documenting what he sees is sometimes controversial, and how he's learned that no one owes him anything.

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You Are What You Eat, Da Vinci, Vince Staples, & Web3 (Find Something Cool)

You Are What You Eat, Da Vinci, Vince Staples, & Web3

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Why "Logic" Is Holding You Back From Your Next Creative Breakthrough w/ Rory Sutherland of Ogilvy (#096)

In this episode, Rory talks with Alex about how we're not as logical as we think, how we tend to post-rationalize the past, why he would rather go to the Double Tree Hotel than the Marriott, and why sometimes the opposite of a good idea is a very good one.

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Getting Better, Mimetic Desire, Rival Consoles, & Pretend It’s A City (Find Something Cool)

Getting Better, Mimetic Desire, Rival Consoles, & Pretend It’s A City

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Why You Want What Other Creators Have: Inside Mimetic Desire w/ Luke Burgis

In this episode, Alex talks to Luke Burgis about his book Wanting: The power of mimetic desire in every day life.

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Quality over Quantity, 40 Afterlives, James Blake, & Severance (Find Something Cool)

Quality over Quantity, 40 Afterlives, James Blake, & Severance

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Medicine or Poison: How to use storytelling for good w/ Jesse Bryan of Belief Agency (#094)

Medicine or Poison: How to use storytelling for good w/ Jesse Bryan of Belief Agency (#094)

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How This Designer Makes Over $1M Per Year... By Accident w/ Brett of DesignJoy (#093)

How This Designer Makes Over $1M Per Year... By Accident w/ Brett of DesignJoy (#093)

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Mindful Moments, Good Fiction, Mont Duamel, and Jeen-Yuhs (Find Something Cool)

Mindful Moments, Good Fiction, Mont Duamel, and Jeen-Yuhs (Find Something Cool)

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Raw Lessons on Creative Work That I Learned in My Twenties (#092)

In this episode, Alex shares some lessons he learned in his twenties that he'll carry with him for the rest of his life. The full thread can be read below.