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A conversation with internationally acclaimed artist Tommy Simpson, in collaboration with Craft Alliance (Saint Louis, MO). Videotaped in front of a live audience at Tommy's 2022 Craft Alliance exhibition: Head Heart Hand. Joining us for Q/A is the talented artist Amy Firestone Rosen. Filmed, edited, and mixed by Shock City Studios.


Welcome to Tiny Sparks, Big Flames podcast, where we dive into inspiring stories and success secrets of people who are daring to live their dreams. You’ll hear from fascinating people in all walks of life—from creatives, innovators, and difference makers to business leaders and entrepreneurs. You’ll learn how they got started, what inspires and motivates them, and their plans for the future. You’ll also get the inside scoop on challenges and pivotal moments they have experienced, and their advice for getting unstuck and dealing with setbacks and epic fails. If you would love to pursue your passion, purpose,or dream and need a little inspiration or guidance, you’ve come to the right place. I’m your host, leadership and success coach, Deb Gaut.

Head, Heart, Hand With Tommy Simpson

By Deb Gaut March 21, 2023

This special episode of TSBF features internationally acclaimed artist Tommy Simpson, whose award-winning work has been shown in more than 100 exhibitions in the U.S. and around the globe. Truly a national treasure, Tommy is that rarest of artists: He has worked in almost every artistic medium, including wood, sculpture, painting, prints, rugs, jewelry, and …

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Balancing Acts and Wobble Boards with Mich Hancock

Today, my guest is Mich Hancock, the vibrant CEO of 100th Monkey, inspiring co-founder of TEDxStLouis, and host of the fun, fabulous MichMash Podcast. Mich is also a sought-after speaker and workshop/ seminar leader who teaches organizations and associations to TED-ify their presentations. In this episode, we take a deep …

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Somebody Knows with Scott Crosby and Patrick Dorsey

In this delightful episode, I interview Scott Crosby and Patrick Dorsey, the dynamic producing, directing, and writing duo behind the new Somebody Knows true-crime podcast. We talk about how they got started as a creative team, the importance of assembling the right team for a creative project, and their advice …

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So, The Journey Begins

I distinctly remember the first time I thought about launching a podcast. It was February 2021, and the world was in the throes of Covid-19. I had just finished publishing a book called Morph, Pivot, Launch and was looking around for an exciting, new project. At first, I considered developing …

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