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Author, speaker, advisor

I write books, speak internationally on creativity, leadership, productivity, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas. In short, I’m an arms dealer for the creative revolution.


My latest book Herding Tigers will help you be the leader that creative people need. So… what do they need? Watch the video:


Jon Bob Willis on Passion Projects

Jonathan Willis is a globe-traveling photographer. His work has been featured by some of the biggest brands in the world, and he's dedicated himself to becoming a true master of his craft. However, over the past few years he's also engaged in a...

5 Myths About Creative People

You've probably heard them before. You might even believe them. However, the myths that exist about creative people in the marketplace can affect your ability to engage in and do your work effectively. On today's episode, I share five common...

What Creative People Need

When you create for a living, you might find yourself frustrated with your management or client and not even know why. When you can't articulate what you need, it's really difficult to thrive. On today's episode, I share the few things that...

Know What Motivates Your Team

To do brilliant work over the long term, creative people need a great coach. As a leader, you need to understand what motivates the people on your team, and help them align their work around what they do best. On this episode, I share insights...

Lying To The Pope

How do you make decisions in your work, about your career, or for your life as a whole? If you don't have a clear framework for making those decisions ahead of time, then you'll be tempted to compromise your values in the moment. On today's...

There’s a Bear In Ohio!

If you do creative work for a living, trust is your currency. It's impossible to do great, collaborative, creative work without it. However, there are a number of ways in which we can lose trust and never even know it. On this episode, I share a...

My New Book Herding Tigers Is Here

I've been looking forward to writing this post for over two years. It's with (barely contained) joy that I get to announce that my new book Herding Tigers: Be The Leader That Creative People Need is just two weeks from release. (Jan 16th -...

I'm Todd Henry.

I'm Todd Henry.

I write books, speak internationally on productivity, creativity, leadership, and passion for work, and help people and teams generate brilliant ideas. More

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I’ve spoken internationally to tens of thousands of people. Learn how to bring me to your company or event.

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Learn more about The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, and Louder Than Words.

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