Quit Your Approval Addiction
To do your best work, you must commit to doing the right thing even when it’s not the most popular thing. However, many creative pros and leaders fall into the “likeability trap”, meaning they’d rather be liked than effective. On this episode, we share three principles for ditching the approval addiction and being a dream collaborator.
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The intro music for the AC podcast is by Joshua Seurkamp. End remix is by DJ Z-Trip.
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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