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Big Ideas. Epic Stories.

Hey! I’m Chris Martin, the face behind Chris Martin Studios, a fun-loving, thought-provoking, people-serving media production company. Like The Blues Brothers, I’m on a mission from God: to chase big ideas and tell epic stories.

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About Getting Work To Work

Getting Work To Work is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs and leaders who are looking to grow, not only by learning new things, but by connecting their work to big ideas and overcoming the barriers that prevent them from doing the work they were born to do. New episodes are released three times a week including interviews on Mondays and topical monologues on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Latest Episodes

07-15-2019 / GWTW302
“Brain Work & Human Behavior” with Dan Russell
07-12-2019 / GWTW301
Beyond Your Pond
07-10-2019 / GWTW300
Explorers of Imperfections

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The Latest Blog Posts

Design Week Portland 2019 Podcast Interviews


Over the past month, Getting Work To Work has been promoting Design Week Portland, “a week-long, all-inclusive festival celebrating the projects and processes as told by a creative community across many disciplines.” As you prepare for the events next week on April 6-13, here are the interviews in one place for you to easily refer back to […]

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Proud of Your Marketing?


What feeling do you get when you hand out your business card? Are you excited to hand over your business card or perhaps you feel a sense of dread? No emotion at all? I love experimenting with new ideas, unique shapes, textures, and colors, but I didn’t think much about the emotional transaction that occurs […]

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How to Support Creative Professionals


Last week I saw something on Twitter that enraged me: people were shaming people for using Patreon in the absence of a “real business model.” The reason I got a little testy was because a lot of creative professionals rely upon Patreon to fund their projects and businesses. One awesome example is Noclip, they make 100% crowdfunded […]

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About Chris

Never satisfied with just one label, Chris is a curiosity builder, filmmaker, podcaster, and educator obsessed with creativity, curiosity, and bands who can remember how to play songs over 25 minutes. He loves stories that are filled to the brim with heart, edge, and fearlessness and can’t get enough of real people living their authentic and unique stories.

“I love learning what makes people tick, observing the little details that reveal their uniqueness, and bringing their story to life.”