After taking the Canadian comedy scene by storm, award-winning writer and performer Marshall Lorenzo has learned plenty of life lessons and doesn't mince his words.
Which road will you take? Where will it lead you? Musician and writer Kathryn van Beek has made it her business to open up a world of possibilities to her readers - and gives her younger self plenty of options when passing on pearls of wisdom.
There's no 'I' in team - but EBKM might as well spell collaboration. Powerhouse theatre-making duo Eleanor Bishop and Karin McCracken combine for some sage words they'd want to share with their younger selves.
A Kiwi musical icon, Play It Strange Founder and leading advocate for creativity takes us back to his early days in Split Enz and offers candid, raw and emotional advice to his younger self that will hit close to home for many.
One of the central figures in arts collective Pacific Sisters shares a litany of life lessons that would have been wonderful to know before embarking on a creative journey.
The voice of Strawpeople and Headless Chickens gives a heartfelt insight into her early career mental struggles, as she passes on the advice she wishes she could have given her younger self.
Leading New Zealand classical musician Ashley Brown has had 21 years of success with NZTrio, but what pearls of wisdom would he give his 22-year-old self?
With half a century of collaborating with some of the biggest names in music history under his belt, Chris Cuffaro knows what it takes to get to the top and keep the creative flame burning.
Tatiana Hotere's road to career satisfaction wasn't an easy one - but that makes it all the more worthwhile. She gives the career tips she wishes she knew when starting on her creative journey.
One of the international speakers coming to this week's Semi Permanent Aotearoa highlights the importance of sticking up for yourself and other important tips for creative success.
Whangārei Fringe performer Stephen Bain takes poetic license with his advice to his 22-year-old self.
Following your creative dreams isn't often the easy path. Cynthia Hiu Ying Lam shares her best pieces of advice for starting anew.