Podcast: Chris Michel on Art, Compliance Mechanisms, and Entrepreneurship

by | The Accidental Creative

Chris Michel is a successful entrepreneur, having built and sold multiple companies (such as Military.com and Affinity Labs), and a world-traveling writer and photographer. In this interview, he shares his thoughts about where ideas come from, the importance of compliance mechanisms, and how he continues to grow and evolve in life and work.

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Chris’ Recommended books:
[amazon_link id=”0143105515″ target=”_blank” ]The Snow Leopard (Penguin Classics)[/amazon_link]
[amazon_link id=”0966537394″ target=”_blank” ]The Thin Book of Trust[/amazon_link]

My three takeaways:
1. Pay attention to pain points
2. Establish compliance mechanisms for continued growth
3. Know what you’re willing to sacrifice

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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