The Accidental Creative | Creativity, Innovation, and Doing Brilliant Work: Episodes

Gary Vaynerchuk, author of Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook, shares thoughts about how creatives can create value and relationship through meaningful online interactions.
Pamela Slim shares insights from her new book Body of Work: Finding The Thread That Ties Your Story Together.
This time of year, many of us have a bit of downtime as work slows. Here are a few ways to convert that downtime into an investment in brilliance.
Why do you do what you do? Today, Tom Asacker explains how belief drives action in creativity and leadership.
To do brilliant work we must commit to a set of everyday acts of bravery.
Scott Stratten, author of the new book QR Codes Kill Kittens, shares insights on how to market with more clarity and empathy.
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 do brilliant work you need to identify your through-line, or productive passion. Today, we discuss how to bring more of who you are to what you do.
There are many myths that keep our creative prowess at bay. On this episode, David Burkus, author of the new book The Myths of Creativity, debunks a few of the especially destructive ones.
Marc Ecko, founder of Ecko UNLTD, discusses insights on personal branding, finding your voice, and doing work that matters from his new book <i>Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out</i>.
To do brilliant work you need to identify your through-line, or the connective theme that ties all of your best work together. What&#8217;s yours?
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.
Honest Tea co-founder Seth Goldman shares insights from his new book <i>Mission In A Bottle</i> about the founding of Honest Tea and lessons he's learned along the way.
Dan Schawbel, author of the new book "Promote Yourself", shares insights into how to take advantage of opportunities in the workplace and build a valuable career.
Are you sacrificing long-term brilliance for a little short-term gain? Today we discuss some ways you might be doing it, and how to stem the tide.
There are three forces that can drive our work. Two of them will eventually destroy us. Do you know what drives you? Listen in and find out.
Jeff Goins is a writer who challenges others to get moving on their dreams. His new book, <i>The In-Between</i>, is about living in the space between where you are and where you want to be.
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.
A simple practice that leverages the power of competition to help you come up with better ideas and do better work.
Don’t allow fear to cause you to act in dumb ways, whether that means abdicating your contribution or failing at your goal because you acted blindly in your attempt to be “courageous”.
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