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AC Podcast: Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception

by | The Accidental Creative

Question: Are you making your art, or are you settling for less that you’re capable of? In his new book [amazon_link id=”1591846072″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Icarus Deception[/amazon_link], Seth Godin issues a challenge to all of us that the future belongs to those courageous enough to share their art with the world rather than succumbing to the forces of fear and comfort.

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Todd Henry

Todd Henry

Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

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  1. Jennifer Duenes

    I really enjoyed this podcast. I think that Godin’s idea seems to overlap with the importance of unnecessary creating. Taking the pressure off and saying, “It’s probably not going to turn into anything” is a pretty liberating idea.

    I’m curious – what do you think the main reason is that people are afraid to step out and make art?

  2. brianheninger

    I was listening to this while organizing our resource room and it blew me away. Thanks for giving me this audio

  3. Jeremy Jones

    Great interview @toddhenry:disqus ! What a honor to have Seth on as a guest, very cool. It inspired me to hop over to his meetup page you linked here and I’m hosting my own Icarus Session here locally in Arizona next week. Just stumbled across you blog today, really like what you have so far and I’m checking out some other areas. Nice work.


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