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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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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.

A Powerful Question To Ask

If you manage a team, or have to collaborate with one, today's episode offers a powerful question you can ask to increase trust and improve productivity. [iframe style="border:none"...

Roles and Goals

You play various roles in your life, but how often are you mindful of them? On this episode, I share some ideas about identifying those roles and setting goals within them. [iframe style="border:none"...

The Yellow Filter

When we see the world through a yellow filter, we fear making ourselves vulnerable, which is THE key component to effective creativity. On this episode, I offer a strategy for countering the yellow filter. [iframe style="border:none"...

Envy and Gratitude

Ever find yourself stewing with envy over someone else's opportunities? It could be affecting your creativity. Today, I explain why. [iframe style="border:none"...

Anger and Expectations

Ever find yourself getting angry and you don't even know why? Often it's due to unmet expectations, even if they were unspoken ones. [iframe style="border:none"...

How Important Is Thick Skin?

Jim says, "I've often used the phrase thick skin/sharp mind/pure heart. Howimportant is that thick skin? Creative work is intensely personal. Weget deeply invested in what we're doing, and we don't always takecriticism well. What are some things you have learned...