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Episode 2157  |  40:26 min

The Hidden Truths Behind Creative Success with Allen Gannett

Episode 2157  |  40:26 min  |  10.29.2018

The Hidden Truths Behind Creative Success with Allen Gannett

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This is a podcast episode titled, The Hidden Truths Behind Creative Success with Allen Gannett. The summary for this episode is: <p>Allen is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a marketing analytics platform whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Saks Fifth Avenue, Home Depot, Aetna, Honda, and GE. He has been on the “30 Under 30” lists for both Inc. and Forbes. He is a contributor for FastCompany.com and has an upcoming book The Creative Curve, on how anyone can achieve moments of creative genius, coming out in June 2018 from Currency, a division of Penguin Random House. He was also once a very pitiful runner-up on Wheel of Fortune.</p> <p><strong>Top 3 Value Bombs:</strong></p> <p>1. Consumption is one of the leading indicators of creativity.</p> <p>2. Luck is where efforts meet opportunity. Those people are putting themselves in the right place, putting in the effort, so when the opportunity comes, they make things happen.</p> <p>3. Humans are walking contradictions. We crave safety but we also crave novelty. It’s like weighing risk and rewards.</p> <p>Visit Allen’s website - <a href= "https://www.thecreativecurve.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TheCreativeCurve.com</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://ziprecruiter.com/fire">ZipRecruiter</a>: Successful businesses rely on quality people. But finding quality people can be tough. That’s why I love ZipRecruiter! Its powerful technology scans thousands of resumes to identify people with the right skills and experience, and then actively invites them to apply for your job! That means you get quality candidates fast. And right now you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Visit <a href= "http://ziprecruiter.com/fire">ZipRecruiter.com/fire</a>. ZipRecruiter. The smartest way to hire!</p>

Allen is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a marketing analytics platform whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Saks Fifth Avenue, Home Depot, Aetna, Honda, and GE. He has been on the “30 Under 30” lists for both Inc. and Forbes. He is a contributor for FastCompany.com and has an upcoming book The Creative Curve, on how anyone can achieve moments of creative genius, coming out in June 2018 from Currency, a division of Penguin Random House. He was also once a very pitiful runner-up on Wheel of Fortune.

Top 3 Value Bombs:

1. Consumption is one of the leading indicators of creativity.

2. Luck is where efforts meet opportunity. Those people are putting themselves in the right place, putting in the effort, so when the opportunity comes, they make things happen.

3. Humans are walking contradictions. We crave safety but we also crave novelty. It’s like weighing risk and rewards.

Visit Allen’s website - TheCreativeCurve.com

Sponsor:

ZipRecruiter: Successful businesses rely on quality people. But finding quality people can be tough. That’s why I love ZipRecruiter! Its powerful technology scans thousands of resumes to identify people with the right skills and experience, and then actively invites them to apply for your job! That means you get quality candidates fast. And right now you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Visit ZipRecruiter.com/fire. ZipRecruiter. The smartest way to hire!

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