Your career is going really well, and you're knocking it out of the park with your projects. Then suddenly, one day you realize that your work just isn't quite giving you the same spark or gratification that it once did. Everyone around you is happy with what you're producing, but deep inside you know that you're kind of phoning it in. Why does this happen to even the best and brightest people in the workplace? On today's episode I share the two places where creative pros get stuck, and what you can do about it.
Where is technology headed, and how will it affect the everyday lives and work of creative pros over the coming decades? This is a question we all need to ask if we want to continue to stay productive and viable. Today's guest, Kevin Kelly, is one of the world's foremost thinkers on technology and the future, and he shares some of the key technological movements that creative pros need to be aware of with insights from his book The Inevitable.
Your "on demand" job cannot contain the totality of your creative ideas and energy. We all must embrace "unnecessary creating" in order to maintain a portfolio of activity that helps us grow in skills, drive, and the ability to take advantage of opportunities.
We all need to learn skills quickly if we want to adapt and grow, but sometimes the process can be overwhelming. Fear not! On today's podcast, Josh Kaufman will help us understand the mechanics of rapid skill acquisition by sharing insights from his new book The First 20 Hours.