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Loonshots (with Safi Bachall)

Some ideas are so crazy that "moonshot" doesn't even do them credit. "Loonshot" seems more appropriate. On this episode, physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bachall is here to teach us how to nurture the crazy ideas that win wars, cure diseases, and transform...

The Lag

Often people give up during the gap between cause and effect, and they miss out on the benefits of their labor. Don't give in to the "lag". [iframe style="border:none"...

No Conflict Is No Good

Many leaders believe that a lack of conflict on their team is a sign of health. It's not. Great teams fight, they just do it in a healthy way. [iframe style="border:none"...

The Making Of a Manager (with Julie Zhuo)

When you first step into your role as a manager, your entire work world changes. You are no longer simply responsible for your own work. Now, you are responsible for the work, the culture, the process, and anything else that happens on your team. It can feel...

Keeper Of The Flame

Your productive passion is like a quiet fire that burns just beneath the surface of your daily activity. You must do whatever it takes to protect the flame. [iframe style="border:none"...

Recovering From A Bad Decision

When you fail, it's tempting to want to shift the blame or cover it up. However, it's a mark of character to accept your mistake and try to make it right. On this episode, I share a few core principles for doing so. [iframe style="border:none"...

Escape Hatches

There are a number of ways in which we build "escape hatches" to relieve the stress and fear that we might under-perform. On this episode, I talk about three of those common "secondary ways of escape", and how to begin to counter them. === Today's episode is...

A Lesson From The Beavers

On this episode, I share the story of a chance encounter with a shoe shiner who re-framed my understanding of what it means to bring your unique self to your work each day. [iframe style="border:none"...

The Portfolio and the Slot Machine

There are two mindsets we can adopt with our time: portfolio, and slot machine. One is about short-term payoff, the other is about investments that will bear out over time. [iframe style="border:none"...

Mementos

What you surround yourself with can inspire new ideas and motivate you to keep pressing on when things get difficult. On this episode, I share the three categories of "mementos" that you can keep in your workspace to help you push through challenges and root your...

Over To You

I want YOUR questions for the Daily Creative podcast. Send them to interact@accidentalcreative.com, or visit AccidentalCreative.com/contact. Let me know what you'd like to hear about. [iframe style="border:none"...

Noun, or Verb?

On this episode I share a conversation I had recently with Austin Kleon about the nature of creative work, and why some people are more interested in being known for a thing than for actually doing that thing. [iframe style="border:none"...

Adventure Is Right In Front Of You

I sent a tweet (@toddhenry) the other day that addressed a pattern I'm seeing with people I've been interacting with. It seems that many people are losing the narrative. They expect results without adventure. Celebration with the risk of rejection. Pride without...

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