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12 Jam-Packed Sessions

An online summit featuring candid and powerful conversations with some of the world's best creative entrepreneurs.

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Take ownership of your time and start getting traction for your side projects

Doing your best creative work is already enough of a challenge. Learn from some of the world's best creative entrepreneurs, and get yourself a double-shot of inspiration, advice, and fun.

Here's Just a Taste of What You'll Walk Away With...

+ How to improve your morning routine, and why it matters.

+ How simplifying in areas of your life can lead to increased creative output.

+ The importance of and difference between vision, values, and mission.

+ How to use focus as a competitive advantage.

+ What to do with new ideas and how to weigh their impact and timing.

+ How to balance focusing your time between the “shoulds” and the “wants”.

+ How to grow your audience and develop a thriving relationship with them.

+ And so, so, so much more...

Are you passionate? Spending your nights and weekends working on your side project? Feeling a bit lost and unsure of the next step to take?

How much is a lack of focus or direction already costing you in time and energy? If you want to build something that matters, something with a strong foundation, then you need to keep that passion and drive.

How The Summit Works

  1. Sign up and get instant access to all the sessions.
  2. Everything is available on-demand. You will get both the video and audio for each session. You can watch or listen on your own schedule from your computer, tablet, or mobile.
  3. Enjoy lifetime access. There is no time limit for going through the content. Jump in whenever you’re ready.

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Summit Sessions

Jocelyn K. Glei

How to Stay Distraction Free

with Jocelyn K. Glei

Jocelyn and Shawn discuss how distraction is the enemy of creativity. Jocelyn shares her own day-to-day structure for doing creative work, gives advice for how to overcome distractions, and what to do when you feel like you’re not making meaningful progress.

Jocelyn is a writer who’s obsessed with how we can find more creativity and meaning in our daily work. Her latest book, Unsubscribe, is a modern guide to getting rid of email anxiety, avoiding distraction, and spending more time on the work that matters. ~

Josh Kaufman

How to Focus on the Essentials

with Josh Kaufman

For this session, Josh and Shawn discuss the importance of a healthy lifestyle, the 5 essential components of any business, how to make decisions in the midst of overwhelm, the importance of systemization and automation, and why action brings clarity. Also, Josh shares his advice for creating a personal masterplan and also reveals his single most-important productivity practice.

Josh is the author of two international bestsellers, The Personal MBA and The First 20 Hours. He lives in Colorado where he conducts research in business, entrepreneurship, skill acquisition, productivity, behavioral psychology, systems design, and optimization. His focus is on helping people make more money, get more done, and have more fun in daily life. ~

Todd Henry

Staying Creative Day After Day

with Todd Henry

In this session, Shawn and Todd discuss the need to thrive under creative pressure, how to stay creatively focused, the importance of relationships, staying inspired, keeping up your creative energy, building a body of work, and the “myth” of work-life balance.

Todd writes books, speaks internationally on creativity, productivity, and passion for work, and helps people and teams generate brilliant ideas. He is the author of The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, and Louder Than Words. ~

Jeff Sheldon

Building a Business That Matters

with Jeff Sheldon

Jeff and Shawn discuss the challenges of building your own small business, how to cure perfectionism, balancing your time and focus as a creative entrepreneur, how to build an audience, and how to stay productive.

Jeff lives in Downingtown, PA, with his wife, son, and their Boston Terrier, Pixel. Jeff is the designer and founder of Ugmonk, a popular lifestyle brand and store. ~

Havilah Cunnington

Navigating Life and Work

with Havilah Cunnington

For this session, Shawn and Havilah discuss how to navigate life and work; how (and why) to say “no” to opportunities; understanding how and when you do your best work; and how to protect what matters most.

Havilah is a wife, mom, pastor, teacher, daughter, author, and friend. She travels all over the world, speaking for groups large and small. She is also the founder of Truth to Table, a subscription website that creates high-quality video Bible studies. ~

Mike Vardy

The Challenges of Scaling

with Mike Vardy

In their conversation, Mike and Shawn talk about the challenges of scaling your business and the transition of working in your company to working on your company. They also discuss the feeling of overwhelm and how to manage it, the importance of relationships, and how to create a daily/weekly/annual focus.

Mike is a writer, speaker, and productivity strategist. He's also the founder of Productivityist — a company that helps people stop “doing” productive and start “being” productive through developing practical and tactical approaches to their work and lives. ~

Paul Jarvis

Building An Audience-Based Business

with Paul Jarvis

In their session, Shawn and Paul talk about how to balance the many hats of a creative professional, how to be focused and present on the task at hand, and how to build an audience.

Paul is a designer, writer, teacher, software creator, and podcaster. He’s written four books, and builds beautiful-yet-practical digital courses including a class on freelancing and training for MailChimp. ~

Chris Bowler

Intentional Living

with Chris Bowler

For their talk, Shawn and Chris discuss how to keep a synergy between all the different areas of your life, the importance of morning routines, and how simplicity leads to greater creative output.

Chris is a digital professional pursuing a life of meaning and depth in all the noise. He’s a husband, father, and writer. He spends his days helping customers at Wildbit and his evenings on The Weekly Review, a newsletter focused on sharing the journey towards a deeper life in Christ. ~

Claire Lew

Using Focus as a Competitive Advantage

with Claire Lew

Claire and Shawn discuss the difference between vision, values, and mission; what to do with new ideas; and Clair gives advice to young entrepreneurs as well as seasoned-yet-overwhelmed entrepreneurs.

Claire is the CEO of Know Your Company, a software tool that helps CEOs and founders uncover insights into their company that they didn't know before. ~

Aaron Mahnke

Keep Moving Forward

with Aaron Mahnke

Aaron and Shawn discuss how to make progress on your creative and business goals, how to keep moving forward with your creative work even when there are many demands on your time and attention, the importance of capturing ideas, and why it’s important to show up every day.

Aaron is the creator, writer, and producer of the hit podcast, Lore, where he explores the darker side of history from around the world. Aaron is also the author of a number of supernatural thrillers. ~

Myke Hurley Stephen Hackett

Passion and Personality

with Myke Hurley & Stephen Hackett

In this session, Shawn, Myke, and Stephen talk about how to show up every day to work on your passion projects. They’ll also discuss how to build an audience, how to push through negativity and cynicism, and how to build something with a strong foundation.

Myke is the (other) co-founder of — a super-awesome independent podcast network for people who are creative, curious and maybe even a little obsessive. He's also bearded. And British. ~

Stephen writes and makes podcasts for a living. He's the co-founder of, author of 512 Pixels, and the editor-in-chief of The Sweet Setup. ~

Sean McCabe

The Path to Quality

with Sean McCabe

In their session, Shawn and Sean (ahem) discuss the importance of morning routines, the connection between quantity and quality, and why it’s critical to focus on the things that only you can do.

Sean is a writer, podcaster, and creative entrepreneur. He runs a brand called seanwes, that helps people build their sustainable, profitable, audience-driven business. His new book, Overlap, is about getting from the life you have to the life you want. ~


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Inspiration, Advice, & Fun

Over the course of 12 video sessions, you'll learn about time ownership, working on your passion, balancing your work life and your personal life, showing up every day, doing your best creative work, and more.

Primarily, the themes of the Creative Focus Summit are hand-picked in order to address some of the biggest challenges related to focus:

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All 12 sessions in both video and audio formats.