516. Inquire within and get your answers – with IN-Q


IN-Q is an incredible spoken-word poet and songwriter who has the ability to change your energy level and the frequency you vibrate at. I’ve had the incredible experience of being able to see him live several times now, and each time has had me laughing, crying, and feeling universal truths in his words. Seeing his poetry live was so inspirational that it led to me writing and recording spoken-word poetry for this podcast. I hope he inspires you too.


Question Highlights:

  • What is it exactly that you do?
  • What made you open to exploring different ideas?
  • Did you have to let go of a part of yourself to write this book?
  • What does it feel like to tap into your creativity?
  • How do you define what you are trying to say?
  • Why is it important to figure out how to get out your vision and voice?


Guest Bio:

IN-Q ​is a National Poetry Slam champion, award-winning poet, and multi-platinum songwriter. His groundbreaking achievements include being named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque Du Soleil, and being featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO’s ​Def Poetry Jam​. He’s inspired audiences around the world through his live performances and storytelling workshops. Many of his recent poetry videos have gone viral, with over 70 million views combined.

As a songwriter, IN-Q’s hit single “Love You Like a Love Song” by Selena Gomez went multi-platinum, winning him a BMI award. He has written with renowned artists including Aloe Blacc, Miley Cyrus, Mike Posner, and Foster the People. His songs have accumulated over one billion views on YouTube alone.

Leading organizations including Nike, Instagram, Spotify, Google, Lululemon, Live Nation, Shazam, The Grammy Foundation, and many more have brought IN-Q in to motivate their teams through his keynote speeches and acclaimed storytelling workshop, a transformational bonding experience for companies that want to share their story more authentically.

Ultimately IN-Q writes to entertain, inspire, and challenge his audiences to look deeper into the human experience and ask questions about themselves, their environment, and the world at large.