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The Story Engine Podcast: Where we teach you how to make marketing easier, more powerful and fun through storytelling. Each week we learn from top entrepreneurs, influencers and world-changers on how to share your story through content, copywriting, speaking and how to make your story your most powerful marketing tool.

Apr 9, 2024

In this episode, Kyle Gray explores the concept of the artist's journey as a natural progression of the hero's journey. He shares a personal story about challenging himself to think five years into the future and how it led to a transformation in his own identity. Kyle discusses the power of inner story and how it impacts our mindset and actions. He emphasizes the importance of rewriting our own rules and overcoming self-doubt. Kyle also highlights the role of environment and the power of breaking mental patterns. He concludes by encouraging listeners to embark on their own artist's journey and tap into their vision for a better world.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • The artist's journey is a natural progression of the hero's journey and involves a transformation in our own identity.
  • Our inner story has a significant impact on our mindset and actions.
  • Rewriting our own rules and overcoming self-doubt are crucial steps in the artist's journey.
  • Environment and breaking mental patterns play a key role in the journey of self-discovery and growth.


00:25The Artist's Journey
01:23Challenging the Status Quo
03:22The Impact of Inner Story
04:19Rewriting the Rules
05:44Overcoming Self-Doubt
06:13A Shift in Environment
07:09Playing a Game
08:34Breaking Mental Patterns
10:01Crafting a Speech
11:30The Beginning of the Artist's Journey
13:26The Limitations of the Hero's Journey
15:21The Power of the Artist's Journey
18:46Creating Art
20:37The Vision of the Artist