Recently at a Museum of The Bible event in Washington, D.C., I was invited to participate in a painting class. When I first saw the class being offered on the schedule, I was a bit hesitant, if not intimidated. I hadn’t painted anything since the 3rd grade. I consider myself a fairly creative person, having worked as an actress in Hollywood and producing media projects for many years with Cooke Media Group; but the thought of being exposed as an inept artistic painter (perhaps equal to being a musically tone-deaf individual) was petrifying. Nevertheless, I forced myself to go knowing, without question, that I’d embarrass myself.
Insecurity and fear keep people from achieving greatness more than anything else.
Fear robs us of God’s joy in allowing Himself to be exposed in new ways through our unique lives. When we step into the fear, we step away from areas that we’ve built around us as safety nets. By staying in those safe places, we rob ourselves of the freedom and purpose that God wants to bring into our lives. New environments and situations that we must depend on Him for to accomplish. (more…)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Endorsed by Hollywood creatives, media executive Phil Cooke announces his new book, “Ideas On a Deadline: How to Be Creative When the Clock Is Ticking.”
Los Angeles, CA (April 28, 2022) – With the pandemic thrusting the digital age upon us, creativity has become a necessary commodity to stay competitive in the digital world. In response to the heightened need, media executive and producer Phil Cooke announces his new book “Ideas on a Deadline: How to Be Creative When the Clock is Ticking.” Published by The Inspire Collective, the book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Cooke’s nonprofit The Influence Lab.
“As the world accelerates, the demand for creative works grows,” states Phil Cooke. “Contrary to closely held views, you don’t have to lower your creative excellence just because time is running out and you need to deliver.”
A media producer based in Los Angeles, Cooke speaks from the seasoned vantage point of needing to deliver creative ideas on time with a client list that includes Hollywood studios Walt Disney and Dreamworks along with USA Network and major non-profit organizations and ministries. His new book covers the mindset, motivation and method behind the creative process with a bonus section dedicated to the art of leading creative people.
Endorsed by Hollywood producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, they share, “Phil’s book is a masterclass on how to develop amazing ideas under pressure…”
Craig Murray, founder/CEO of MOCEAN and 3x North American “Entertainment Advertising Agency of the Year” with clients including Disney and Marvel Studios adds, “Brilliantly honest, insightful, informative and entertaining, this is the book guaranteed to help anyone trying to come up with ideas in this crazy, chaotic, work-from-home world.”
“Whether you’re a creative professional, a pastor, teacher, coach or business leader,” Cooke states, “‘Ideas on a Deadline’ is packed with proven techniques to help you deliver great ideas when you need them most.” Find out more at https://www.philcooke.com/ideasonadeadline/
About Phil Cooke, Ph.D
Co-founder and CEO of Cooke Media Group in Los Angeles, Phil Cooke has produced media programming in nearly 70 countries and created many of the most influential inspirational TV programs in history with a client list that includes Hollywood studios, major nonprofit organizations, and many of the most respected churches and ministries in the world. His latest book is: “Ideas on a Deadline: How to Be Creative When the Clock Is Ticking.” He’s been called “one of the most innovative communicators of our generation.” Find out more at https://philcooke.com
Find out more about The Inspire Collective at https://inspirecollective.com