As creators and entrepreneurs, getting our ideas out in the world is critical. And today, I have my long time friend Jason Harris in the hot seat to help us with just that.
Jason is the founder and CEO of the award winning creative agency Mekanism. He is one of Creativity Mag’s most creative people in business, Top 100 People Who Make Advertising Great and about 52 other awards in the creative space. You’ve certainly seen his work if you’ve watched Superbowl commercials or heard of Peloton, Ben & Jerrys, HBO, and more. He also is one of the people that I look up to as a model of giving back. He donates a huge amount of his time to causes in which he believes and uses his marketing savvy for doing good in the world.
I’m super inspired by our conversation today for so many reasons, but here’s handful to whet your palette:
- Of course we get into his new book The Soulful Art of Persuasion, in which Jason breaks down the art of sharing our ideas in an honest and authentic ways
- We talk about the ups and downs living life identifying as a professional creator, including the internal pressure many of us have to never be satisfied – and the fear we sometimes have around our work.
- File under funny: Jason’s love for the band KISS. Not because they are masterful musicians but because they built their success as one of the most successful rock bands of all time on a battery of tools BEYOND just music such as storytelling, lore, and -yes- persuasion.
- and of course much more….
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