Podcast: Steven Pressfield on The War of Art [from 2007]

by | The Accidental Creative

In honor of the 10 year anniversary of the Accidental Creative podcast, we’re re-releasing some of our favorite interviews and episodes of the past decade. This was – by far – one of my favorites ever. Steven Pressfield is one of my heroes, and has written the manual for creative pros who have to make things every day – [amazon_link id=”1936891026″ target=”_blank” ]The War of Art[/amazon_link].

Steve PressfieldSteven Pressfield is a warrior. He gets up everyday and fights Resistance to put words on a page and bring art to life. Steven’s book [amazon_link id=”1936891026″ target=”_blank” ]The War of Art[/amazon_link] is a masterpiece on how to thrive in the create-on-demand world. Steven is also the author of several bestsellers including The Legend of Bagger VanceGates of FireTides of War and more.

In this interview from 2007, I asked Steven how he approaches the creative process and if he has any advice for work-a-day creatives.

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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