Don’t Fall Prey To The Tyranny Of The Adequate

What’s the greatest barrier to brilliant work?

Is it fear? Lack of time or resources? Confusion?

All of these contribute to one degree or another. I’ve written a ton about each of them, (including a full chapter in The Accidental Creative.) However, there’s one word that I think better stands as the bastion of mediocrity in many workplaces: adequacy.

On this episode we discuss a few causes of the normalization of adequacy in the workplace and how to counter them.

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The intro music for the AC podcast is by Joshua Seurkamp. End remix is by DJ Z-Trip.

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