Creator Toolbox: Tools, Mindset and Workflows for Content Creators

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Colin Gray and Jacob Anderson

24 May 2024

52m 7s

From Low Motivation to High Output: Journaling, Streaming, and Productivity Tips



In this episode, we dive deep into the realities of being a creator, from those high-energy productive days to the inevitable low-energy slumps. We'll share our personal experiences and strategies for staying productive even when motivation dips.

Jacob kicks things off by talking about how taking a break can sometimes be the most productive thing you do, sharing his own experience with a low-energy day and the benefits of simple tasks and a good walk. We then discuss the importance of valuing thinking time and how sometimes, sitting and staring at a wall can be the key to unlocking your next big idea.

We'll also delve into some of the tools we're currently loving, including the Streamer X from Rode and how it can up your streaming game by integrating DSLR quality into your video content. Plus, Jacob introduces a fantastic journaling workflow that incorporates the latest AI technology to help you process and organize your thoughts more efficiently.

Finally, we touch on the evolving nature of our creative journey, reflecting on the early days of The Podcast Host and how those lessons can apply to building new content platforms today. Whether you're just starting out or looking to refine your creative process, this episode is packed with insights and practical advice to help you along the way.