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Leading From Anywhere (with David Burkus)

The pandemic hasn't really changed the direction of the marketplace, it's mostly just accelerated it. Many of the strategies companies are employing to deal with remote work are ones that were already inevitable a year or two ago, but have now become necessities...

A Mental Habit To Shed in 2021

Have you ever felt anxious about your job, but you don't know why? Everything is going well, or at least according to plan, and there is nothing obvious that should be causing anxiety. Yet, when bedtime rolls around, you struggle to get to sleep, and you have a...

Optimizing 2021 (with Brian Johnson)

There probably aren't many people reading this who will be deeply saddened to see 2021 in the rear view mirror. This has been quite a year, for certain. Now, it's time to set our sights on the future and to think about how we will prepare ourselves for whatever is...

My 5 Big Learnings From 2020

Well, it's been quite a year, huh? I don't think many of us had any idea what 2020 had in store when we confidently welcomed the New Year. It's been a non-stop string of unexpected twists. And truthfully, this is the year that's felt more like five years. And, it's...

How To Freelance Right Now

Freelance work offers tremendous opportunities, but also some unique challenges. It can be challenging to stay connected to others who can help you grow, find new prospects, and develop your skillset. On this episode, Amanda Malko (head of Mailchimp & Co and...

How To Captivate (with Vanessa Van Edwards)

Anyone else starting to experience a bit of "Zoom fatigue"? Many of us have been staring into cameras now for months on end, whether for meetings or pitches or even just casual interactions with friends, and it's becoming a bit daunting. If your work requires you...

How To Decide (with Annie Duke)

It is often the case that the quality of our life is tied to the quality of our decisions. If we can learn to make better decisions, we can position ourselves to take advantage of opportunities and minimize the potential of unforced errors. On this episode, Annie...

Clarity In Uncertainty (with Dorie Clark)

In times of uncertainty, we look for voices of clarity. Over several coming episodes, we're going to be speaking with individuals who have the ability to speak a bit of clarity into the present uncertainty, and who can offer strategies for navigating through the...

Buffers, Backburners, and Breakwaters

These are not, as they say, normal times. And, extra-ordinary times demand extra-ordinary tactics. As I've conducted a number of training sessions and speaking events over the past several weeks, I realized that much of the solution to the low-grade anxiety that...

The Sonic Universe (with Dallas Taylor)

We are surrounded by sounds that impact our mood, our attention, and our sense of place and being. Yet few of us actually stop to consider how those sounds are made, or the strategy behind them. On this episode, we talk with Dallas Taylor, host of the 20 Thousand...

How To Deal With Criticism

Why does certain criticism sting so much? I've come to believe that it's often not for the reason we suspect. When doing creative work, especially in public, you are essentially inviting feedback. I've said before that those who work in public are essentially...

Discovering Your Productivity Profile

In my book Die Empty, I examined the common places where bright, sharp, talented people eventually get stuck in their life and career. The goal, of course, is to get your best work out of you every day and to not leave it inside or take it to your grave with you...

Seth Godin on The Practice

The key to producing a brilliant body of work is steady, regular, brave practice. You must engage every day with your work as a matter of discipline. No one embodies this ethic better than Seth Godin. Seth is the author of most of my favorite books, all of which...

10 Questions For Finding Your Voice

Since the early days of the Accidental Creative podcast we've closed off with the phrase "cover bands don't change the world – you need to find your unique voice if you want to thrive." A cover band is a band that plays other people's music, and they...

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