Why does story have such a powerful hold on us? How do the stories we believe influence the way we behave each day? Perhaps more importantly, how do we leverage the power of story to get our work into the world in a more meaningful way? These are the questions I discuss with Harris III. He's a performing magician, and also the driving force behind STORY, an organization that helps people tell better stories and change the world.
I am frequently asked for career advice, and I very, very rarely offer it. Why? First, because I only intimately know my own path and those of a few others. Second, because all advice is local. What works for one person will be misery for another. With that in mind, this episode features three career investments that I think every single creative should be making now, and should continue to make consistently. These are the three aspirations that you should be chasing in order to ensure that you are positioning yourself to do increasingly meaningful and valuable work.
If you do complex creative work for a living, you probably have some kind of system you use to help you organize your work and ensure that nothing is slipping through the cracks. But how reliable is that system? If you can't rely on it completely, then it's not really working for you. On this episode, David Allen is back to share some additional insights about Getting Things Done, and to discuss his new book (along with Mike Williams and Mark Wallace) Getting Things Done For Teens.
Command your art by dividing and conquering whitespace.
You owe it to yourself to structure your time in a way that facilitates your best work.
Over the years, we’ve had more than a few questions about the name Accidental Creative. Usually the responses go one of two ways: "What do you mean accidental? I’m very purposeful about what I do. I’m insulted and I shun anything else you have to say"…or "Hmm....