When the ideas aren't flowing the way you'd like, there can be a strong temptation to "knuckle down" and simply try harder on a project. While diligence and urgency are critical to doing excellent work, there are times when additional effort alone will be ineffective.
To be effective, you must focus on the three kinds of work: Mapping, Making, and Meshing. In this episode, we delve into these three and how they affect your ability to unleash your best work each day.
The lack of willingness to commit to creative decisions will kill your motivation and the motivation of your team. In this episode, we discuss a strategy for making and keeping creative commitments in the midst of your work.
What if the thing you do is highly competitive? How do you get noticed? On this episode, Amos Heller (touring bass player for Taylor Swift) shares how he went from barista to touring bass player and some things he learned along the way that anyone can use to gain a foothold in a competitive industry.
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.