Episodes

Posted by Nick Onken | July 13, 2018
We’re Looking for a Project Coordinator

Seeking: Organizational Ninja, Implementation + business manager who is inspired by lifestyle design and creativity aka: Project Coordinator Who We Are: Nick Onken is a photographer, podcast host, and creative entrepreneur devoted to inspiring the world to create their moments and create their life. A former graphic designer hailing from the soggy city of Seattle,...

Posted by Nick Onken | June 14, 2018
Community Feature: Rukmini Poddar

Today’s post is an interview with Rukmini Poddar, a visual designer and illustrator. She’s based in New York City and also works as a designer for The Bhakti Center. I met Rukmini through Jay Shetty, a mutual friend of ours and was particularly inspired with her Enneagram illustrations. For those of you who don’t know,...

Posted by Nick Onken | June 4, 2018
146: Alex Banayan – How Uncommon Thinking Leads to Unimaginable Opportunity

It’s not about how quick the story is, it’s about how fun and entertaining the story is. We all know the magic of great storytelling - it draws you in, wraps you up, leaves you hanging on every word. It makes you wonder what is going to happen next, so much so that you can’t...

Posted by Nick Onken | May 14, 2018
145: Amber Rae – How to Focus on Wonder and Worry Less

"How do we embrace all our messy and uncomfortable emotions and treat them as allies on our path rather than enemies that are trying to hurt us?" Today on the show we have returning guest Amber Rae, who has been one of our most listened to guests. It’s easy to see why: Amber is all...

Posted by Nick Onken | May 8, 2018
How to Live the NION Life like a Badass Creative Entrepreneur

It all started a while back when I read Tim Ferriss’ book The Four Hour Work Week. That book inspired and got me thinking in the perspective of designing my life in the way I wanted to live it and thus I set out on my journey. Entrepreneurship is one thing, but selling a creative...

Posted by Laura Belgray | April 26, 2018
A Toast To The People Who Will Never, Ever Like Or Get What You Do

When I was a kid, an ad for Sara Lee -- a supermarket brand of cakes and breads -- ran constantly on TV. The jingle went, Everybody doesn’t like something, but nobody doesn’t like Sara Lee!” Though I dig the intentionally clunky double negative of “nobody doesn’t,” I call BS on that claim. Sure, I...

Posted by Nick Onken | April 19, 2018
144: Chris Lee – How to Cultivate Creativity and Abundance

Once you have the why, the how shows up. Today I am talking about creativity and abundance with my friend and transformational coach Chris Lee. Chris trains high level executives, entrepreneurs, CEOs, artists, musicians, and so many more, and he has trained a lot of buddies of mine. Chris has some amazing insights into how...

Posted by Nick Onken | April 12, 2018
143: 21 Tools to Get Through a Creative Funk

Taking on a proper perspective can temper us for great success and creating a full life. We all go through funks in our creative journey. In fact, I’m going through one right now. It’s really challenging when your creative outlet is also your product and your living - it adds a whole other level of...

Posted by Nick Onken | April 3, 2018
142: Emily Fletcher – Tools to De-Stress Your Mind and Body

Are you willing to invest 2% of your day to make the other 98% better? Emily Fletcher is a three time returning guest. A meditation teacher and creator of the Ziva Technique, Emily taught me everything I know about meditation, and I’ve been a huge advocate of the practice every since I learned three years...