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Jamie Catto is the creative catalyst behind the global philosophy, music, and film project 1 Giant Leap and a founding member of dance music super-group Faithless, whose greatest hits album was the fastest-selling dance album of all time in 2005. See jamiecatto.com.

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Jamie Catto is the creative catalyst behind the popular philosophy/music/film project 1 Giant Leap and the author of the Sounds True music program Internal (with Alex Forster). In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Tami and Jamie discuss how to tune into our woundedness as a gateway to creativity, how our shadow material can become our life’s “rocket fuel,” the meaning of Jamie’s “Creativity Manifesto,” and much more. Plus you’ll hear samples of three new tracks from Internal. (63 minutes)

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