On this episode, I share a passage from the new book The Motivation Code in which my co-authors and I dispel some common misunderstandings about what drives us.
How do you define legacy? Or more importantly, what will be the legacy of your business or brand? Or, for you personally? On this episode, Lucas Conley shares insights from his reseach about how people and brands are building legacies that resonate and last. His book is called Legacy In The Making.
Where do great ideas come from? For many creative pros great ideas are simply sourced in everyday experience. However, in order to turn those seemingly commonplace observations into brilliant work, you need to know what you're looking for. Today's guest Bernadette Jiwa has just released a book called Hunch that's all about how to leverage your curiosity and empathy to mine your environment for idea gold.
Where do great ideas come from? More importantly, how do you put them out into the world where they can actually impact people and change the world? Today's guest, Scott Berkun, has spent many years studying these topics, and he's just released a (great) new book called The Dance Of The Possible. On today's episode, we discuss the nature of creativity, how to get unstuck, and how to embrace the dance that is the creative process.
What is it that separates unique, brilliant businesses from their competitors? Today's guest Bill Taylor is the co-fouder of Fast Company magazine, and the author of a brand new book called Simply Brilliant. He tells us how to stop striving to be the best, and to start striving to be the only in our industry.
If you're like many creative pros, email is the bane of your existence. You have to deal with it, because it's the tool of choice for communicating with clients and co-workers, but it's also easy to get sucked into the swamp and spend a lot of your days just swatting the ping pong ball back over the net. Today's guest, Jocelyn Glei, has just written a book on how to get your email under control. She's here to help you kill email anxiety, avoid distractions, and get real work done with insights from Unsubscribe.
What you choose to do in that brief moment between what you experience and how you respond determines everything in your life and work. Today's guest, Peter Bregman, is going to help us learn how to respond more effectively with insights from his latest book Four Seconds.
How well do you see? I don't mean just what's there, but also what's not there? Amy Herman has spent years training people how to see patterns and nuance in works of art, and today she's going to help us improve our perception with tips from her new book Visual Intelligence.
If you do your work in public, it’s inevitable that you’re going to attract criticism. Often, very public criticism. You hear a lot of advice about how to deal with this kind of blowback, but it’s often anecdotal. Today’s guest, Jay Baer, has just launched a research-based book about how to deal with criticism - both in public and in private - called Hug Your Haters. He’s going to help us understand how to deal with our critics, and how to treat feedback - even harsh criticism - as a favor, not a problem.