6 Star Leaders

The Creative Process that Produces Meaningful Work; with James Daniel

October 10, 2023 Aveline Clarke Season 3 Episode 38
6 Star Leaders
The Creative Process that Produces Meaningful Work; with James Daniel
Show Notes

In this episode, we met with James Daniel: a UK-based copywriter and lifelong creative. 

James shares his journey of becoming a successful copywriter, from his early struggles with writing to finding his niche in the industry. 

James delves into the psychology of language, the processes of semantics and pragmatics, and the fascinating world of how children acquire language.

We also explore James' insights on creative genius and the process of finding meaning in one's work. 

Here's a summary of our conversation:

12:25 - Unexpectedly transformed into confident public speaker.

26:00 - Feedback is essential but not universally valid.

30:52 - False feedback led to costly trust campaign.

39:46 - The process of creating is inherently valuable.

45:35 - Difference between brand and direct response copywriting.

1:06:46 - The impact of ChatGBT and how he views it

and much more…


Here’s Some Information About Our Guest, James:

James Daniel, Copywriter and creative genius

James Daniel has had more jobs than Homer Simpson. He sucked as a stand-up and kids' entertainer... sold a few scripts for TV and radio... made ends meet through sales and marketing... then realised he was put on this earth to write copy. In the two decades since, he's worked with 300 clients, from SMEs to high street brands, governments and gurus. 

What Are You Famous For?

My clients know me as the guy who'll get their point across in a simple, original way

Something Interesting About James:

I once sold an ice-cream to Dustin Hoffman - does that count?

YouTube Episode:

Here's how you can contact James: 

W: https://www.jamesthecopywriter.co.uk

LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdcopywriter/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/ukcopywriter/

T: https://www.twtitter.com/jdcopywriter/

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