Are You Fast Twitch or Slow Twitch?

There are two types of creative pros and idea generators.

Getting Rid Of “Monkey Mind” (with David Allen)

How to engage appropriately with your work.

Be Fearless (with Jean Case)

What are the common attributes of disruptors and changemakers?


Create Work That Lasts (Interview for Chase Jarvis LIVE)

A few weeks ago I had the chance to travel to LA for an interview with one of my favorite creators and entrepreneurs, Chase Jarvis. Chase is an incredible photographer, and is the co-founder of CreativeLIVE, a platform designed to help creative pros to learn new skills from the best in the business. In this interview, we cover everything from personal habits and rituals, to how to deal with creative doubt, to how to lead creative people effectively.


The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit

On this episode, I recommend a fantastic book by Michael Bungay Stanier called The Coaching Habit, and why I love it so much. [iframe style="border:none"...

3 Questions To Ask a Mentor

Hopefully you have a mentor who can help you make decisions and stay inspired and engaged. What do you do when you talk with them? On this episode, I share three powerful questions to ask a mentor. [iframe style="border:none"...


Do you have a group of people you meet with routinely to discuss your work, your life, what's inspiring you, and where you're stuck? If not, you're missing out on a key source of creative inspiration. [iframe style="border:none"...

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"...

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What does it take to produce brilliant creative work over time? In this talk, Accidental Creative founder Todd Henry speaks at the STORY Conference about the importance of uncovering productive passion in your work.


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