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With millions of downloads, The Accidental Creative podcast has provided twice-weekly tips and interviews with top thinkers, leaders, and artists for over a decade.

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The Daily Creative podcast offers a quick daily idea, tip, or strategy to help you be better at what you do each day. Hosted by Todd Henry (author of The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Herding Tigers).

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Where Creative Pros Get Stuck

At some point in your career, you will feel stuck. Not stuck because you can't come up with an idea for a project, but stuck in the sense that you feel like you don't know how to go to the next level. How do you continue to grow, to develop your voice, and create more impact?On this episode, we share the two common places where creative pros get stuck, and how to continue moving up the curve into rare air where you can do work worth noticing. 

Taking An Idea From Hunch To Shark Tank and Beyond

Several years ago, toymaker Neil Hoffman had an idea for a new toy that would make his family's life much more fun. The problem was, he had another job at the time, and this "side project" was likely to take up much more time and resources than he could spare. On this episode, we discuss Neil's journey from idea, to an appearance on Shark Tank, to creating an internationally successful toy product that has changed the lives of families across the globe.

Andrea Summer On The Making of Wanderlust

A few years ago we featured the story of Andrea Summer and her struggle to make a passion project album called Wanderlust. After years of work, the album is finally finished and releases today. On this episode, we re-visit that conversation with Andrea from 2017, and share insights into the making of a passion project.

A Five-Part Daily Planning Process

Your life is composed of days, and how you spend those days is how you spend your life. On this episode, I share a simple five-part daily planning process that will help you stay on-course, engaged, and focused on the things that matter most.

And now… a brief hiatus…

The Daily Creative podcast is officially on hiatus until later this summer. There are 150 back episodes available until then. See you later this year! [iframe style="border:none"...

Ego vs. Confidence?

What's the difference between ego and condidence, and how do they play into the creative process and team dynamics? [iframe style="border:none"...

Stability and Challenge

There are two key things that creative pros need. On this episode, I share a framework to help you talk with your manager about them. [iframe style="border:none"...

Do The Little Things

Today, I share the story of a friend of mine who won a HUGE piece of business because of a little thing he did that made a big difference to the potential client. [iframe style="border:none"...

Getting The Small Things Right

It's tempting to gloss over small areas of misalignment or misunderstanding because they seem like no big deal in the moment. However, those small areas of misalignment can become big problems later. On this episode, we share a few ways this happens to leaders and teams and a handful of questions to help you stay ahead of them.

Who Makes The Call?

Clear lines of authority are critical to effective creative work. On this episode, I share why authority is important, and challenge you to consider where the authority lies with your current projects. [iframe style="border:none"...

How Do I Get Into Public Speaking?

Another question I'm often asked is how to get into public speaking. On this episode, I share a few insights I've learned in my years giving dozens of presentations a year. [iframe style="border:none"...

How Do I Get My Book Published?

It's a question I'm asked often: how do I get my book published? On this episode, I share a few things I've learned about the world of traditional book publishing. [iframe style="border:none"...

Tasks and Objectives

Why are there both tasks and objectives on the weekly plan sheet? On this episode, I share the difference between the two and how they relate. [iframe style="border:none"...

The Proximity Principle (with Ken Coleman)

Many people dream of making a leap into their ideal career, but have no clue what their first steps should be. On this episode, Ken Coleman (host of the Ken Coleman Show and author of The Proximity Principle) shares some simple, practical tips for identifying and stepping into your dream job.