The Rise Of The Creative Podcast
The Rise Of The Creative Podcast
WInston Ward & Ash Slays
Welcome to The Rise Of The Creative Podcast hosted by Winston Ward & Ash Slays. This is a one stop shop for creatives looking for inspiration, entertainment and of course, knowledge. Our mission is to highlight creatives and shine a bright light on all of their greatness. We aim to dive deep into the minds of a wide range of creatives and discover what drives the creativity inside of them.
Episode 114: Creating The Student w/ Winston Ward & Ash Slayss | Creative Duets
On this episode of The Rise of The Creative Podcast, Winston Ward & Ash Slayss discuss the idea of being a student to your craft. We talk on topics regarding being teachable, how to find a mentor, popular mentor/mentee relationships and more in this episode. Stay tuned for more content and conversations around being a student by following us on instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC And as always, Stay Creative.
Apr 28, 2023
43 min
Episode 113: Creating Your Golden Ticket w/ Ash Slayss | #TalkToMeTuesday
On this episode of The Rise of the Creative Podcast, Ash Slayss stops by to drop some gems related to hard work and perseverance. She speaks on how hard work beats luck, the illusion of success as well as providing some "Real Ass Questions" to ask yourself. Consistent hard work is your "Golden Ticket" on this creative journey. Follow us on Instagram for more creative content and discussion at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC and as always, Stay Creative.
Apr 18, 2023
2 min
Episode 112: Creating Confidence w/ Winston Ward & Ash Slayss | Creative Duets
On this episode of The Rise Of The Creative Podcast, Ash Slayss and Winston Ward discuss the importance of building confidence on your creative journey. We touch on subjects like the role of fear, comparison being the thief of joy as well as the risks of "faking it until you make it". We truly hope that you enjoy this episode and find some practical advice or motivation from it. Let us know some of your thoughts and comments down below. Be sure to follow us on Instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC . And as always, stay creative.
Apr 14, 2023
32 min
Episode 111: Creating Transparency w/ Winston Ward & Ash Slayss | Creative Duets
On this episode of The Rise Of The Creative Podcast, Winston Ward and Ash Slayss discuss the importance of transparency in our personal lives as well as our creative endeavors. We speak about a our great friend and a friend of the podcast, Gerard Thompson and how he uses his transparency in his music as well as creative transparency in pop culture today. We hope you find the episode valuable. If so, let us know how you feel down in the comments. Follow us on instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC . And as always, stay creative!
Apr 7, 2023
23 min
Episode 109: Creating Boundaries w/ Winston Ward & Ash Slays | Creative Duets
On this episode of The Rise Of The Creative Podcast, Winston & Ash Slays discuss the importance of creating boundaries. We touch on some of our own boundaries as well as boundaries we've seen in popular culture. Lastly, we made it practical for all creatives out there and gave some suggestions on how to create boundaries while on your creative journey. Let's continue the conversation on Instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC . And as always, stay creative.
Mar 24, 2023
20 min
Episode 108: Creating The Algorithm | Creative Duets
On this episode of the Rise of the Creative Podcast, Ash Slays & Winston Ward discuss their love/hate relationship between social media algorithm. They also discuss how creativity is impacted by algorithms, whether positively or negatively. Aside from the occasional rant, they also provide some gems in regards to balance, scheduling & being creative on social media. Follow us on instagram @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC to stay up to date with everything we've got going on. And as always, Stay Creative.
Apr 8, 2022
29 min
Episode 107: Creating The Pop-Up: The Dope KTCHN
On this special episode of The Rise Of The Creative Podcast, we had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Tajonay Tarrats of Dope KTCHN Sweets at her Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn, New York. We had the chance to speak with her and her talented venders about entrepreneurship, advice they'd give to aspiring creatives and some insight into their brands and businesses. Be sure to stay up to date with everything we've got going on by following us on Instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC . Below are all the vendors and how you can contact them. The Dope KTCHN Sweets - @TheDopeKTCHN MDesigns - @MicheleBurnettDesigns  Socorra Rose - @SocorraRose Made By Dai - @MadeByDaiOriginals DomGrias - @DomGrias More NYC - @More_NYC Maati Made It - @MaatiMadeIt Powered By Melanin - @PoweredByMelanin_ Quality Of Quantity Cuisines - @Q.O.Q__Cuisines__
Mar 18, 2022
31 min
Episode 106: Creating Your Dope KTCHN
On this episode we sit down with the amazingly talented and creative chef/baker Tajonay Tarrats, the owner of The Dope KTCHN. She sat down with Ash Slays to discuss her business, creative process, culinary school as well as several other gems for up and coming entrepreneurs in this cooking space. She also spoke about her dream collaboration being with Ayesha Curry which was surprising but It made sense once she broke It down. Follow The Dope KTCHN on Instagram at @TheDopeKTCHN and check out her menu at DopeKTCHNsweets.com. Stay up to date with everything we've got going on with the pod on our instagram at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC. And as always, stay creative.
Nov 4, 2021
43 min
Episode 105: Creating Your Update... again w/ Winston Ward & Ash Slays
On this episode of The Rise Of The Creative Podcast, Winston Ward & Ash Slays sit down and speak about the future of the pod. We discuss future episodes and what's next for us. Stay up to date with everything we have going on by following us on IG at @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC . And as always, stay creative.
Sep 23, 2021
23 min
Episode 104: Creating Your Scent w/ Brittany Betts-Thompson
On this episode of the Rise Of The Creative Podcast, Winston Ward & Ash Slays sit down with Tribal NYC owner Brittany Betts-Thompson. Brittany discusses Tribal NYC and her passion for making candles and other Items based around scents. We speak about her ups and downs with getting the business up and running as well as her trial and error with deciding on certain scents. She dropped so many gems in regards to perseverance and having a strategy in running your business. Check out the episode and let us know your thoughts. Follow Tribal NYC on Instagram at @TribalNYC_ and check out her website www.tribalnewyorkcity.com . Follow the podcast on Instagram @RiseOfTheCreativeNYC & as always, Stay Creative.
Aug 7, 2021
31 min
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