607: How to Make Any Work Energizing and Motivating with Todd Henry


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Todd Henry explains how to tap into your personal motivation code to bring more energy and excitement to your career.


1) What it really takes to create lasting motivation

2) How our motivations distract us—and how to curb that

3) The 27 flavors of motivation

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Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work. He is the author of five books, which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and the longtime host of The Accidental Creative podcast.

• Todd’s book: The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work

• Assessment: The Motivation Code Assessment

• Todd's book: Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need

• Todd's book: Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

• Todd's article: “Don’t Let Your Rituals Become Ruts”

• Todd's website: ToddHenry.com


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• Personality: Deci EL, Ryan RM – Self-Determination Theory

• Previous episode: 294: Generating Greatness from Creative Workers with Todd Henry


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