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Are You Fast Twitch or Slow Twitch?

There are two types of creative pros and idea generators, and knowing which kind you are can make a significant impact on your contribution to projects, and even on your career path. On this episode, we share how to know which you are, and how to leverage it for...

Identity, Vision, Mastery

There are three elements that drive a compelling, resonant voice. They are identity, vision, and mastery. Do you have all three? If not, what are you doing to develop those areas where you're lacking? [iframe style="border:none"...

Die Empty

What does "die empty" mean? Does it just mean "leave it all on the field"? Well, not really. On this episode, I explain. [iframe style="border:none"...

How To Make Decisions

How do you make an important decision? Do you go with your gut? Your head? Your peers or influences? On this episode, I share a simply 4-S framework for making important decisions. [iframe style="border:none"...

Make Time (with Jake Knapp)

You (and I, and everyone else) have 168 hours a week. Yet often, we get to the end and wonder "where did it all go?" On this episode, Jake Knapp shares insights into how to make time for what matters most from his book Make Time. Thanks to Away for supporting The...

Trash Day

What I learned from my personal response to a weekly neighborhood ritual, and how it applies to life and work. [iframe style="border:none"...

How To Define Excellence

How do you define excellence in your work? I propose a three-fold definition, and on this episode I explain why you need all three in order to truly produce excellence consistently. [iframe style="border:none"...

Slow, Steady, Deliberate

How many times have you heard the phrase "slow and steady wins the race" trumpeted as a recipe for success? The problem? While is essence it's a solid principle, the way it's applied is often more harmful than helpful. Slow and steady definitely do not win the race...

This Might Not Work

We put a lot of undue pressure on ourselves by insisting upon success every time. On this episode, we discuss this dynamic, and how to apply Seth Godin's ethic of "this might not work." [iframe style="border:none"...

Raise Your Game (with Alan Stein Jr.)

What are the common characteristics of extremely high performers? How do talented people take their craft to the next level? On this episode, Alan Stein, Jr. shares how he's helped some of the world's most elite athletes elevate their performance and master their...

What Is “Accidental”?

What does "accidental creative" mean? We want to position ourselves at dangerous intersections, where creative insights are likely to occur. On this episode, I explain how. [iframe style="border:none"...

The Value Of Copying

Is it always wrong to copy someone else? Or, can copying others serve a valuable purpose in your creative process? On this episode, I explain the phrase "cover bands don't change the world." [iframe style="border:none"...

Everything Great Once Was Not

It's easy to allow "expecation escalation" to rob you of your best work. Are you comparing your in-process work with the absolute best thing that you've ever seen or experienced? [iframe style="border:none"...

Be Fearless (with Jean Case)

What are the common attributes of disruptors and changemakers? On this episode, Chair of the National Geographic Society Jean Case shares insights from her book Be Fearless, which shares stories and research highlighting the commonalities among disruptors. Today's...

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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