Episode 144: The Success Secrets of Highly Creative People with Samantha Bennett

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Do you ever wish you could be more creative? Or solve problems outside of your normal “box”?

There are some productivity secrets we can learn from highly creative people – they actually see things very differently than people who lead with logic or focus on results.

My friend Samantha Bennett is highly creative – she’ll be working on writing a book and bang out a play script faster than I can write a blog post (well, almost.)

So I asked this two-time best selling author to share how to use some of the creative tips that come so naturally to highly creative people on this on episode 144 of Amplify Your Success Podcast.

Be sure to join the conversation in the Amplify Your Success Community and share your input there too.

Key Takeaways

  • What unique traits and behaviors makes a person "highly creative."
  • How logic-driven and results-oriented people can boost their creative process.
  • The simple approach used by creatives to solve big problems and get unstuck.
  • How to recognize and avoid the major pitfalls of being highly creative.

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About The Guest

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" (New World Library) 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" (New World Library).

She is the creator of The Organized Artist Company, dedicated to helping 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: The Real Life Hollywood Love Story of Ron and Nancy Reagan” and is working on her latest book, “Secrets of Highly Creative People.”

She is an award-winning marketing expert, having spent 15 years as a Personal Branding Specialist for Sam Christensen Studios and been honored as an Ultimate Marketer Finalist at Infusioncon. She is also an Infusionsoft Certified Consultant and Reseller.

She now lives in a tiny beach town outside of Los Angeles.

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