13 episodes

How do great leaders unleash their team to do its best and most creative work? Join Todd Henry, riCardo Crespo, and guests as they discuss what the creative people on your team need from you, and how you can help them to be prolific, brilliant, and healthy.

Herding Tigers AccidentalCreative.com - Todd Henry

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How do great leaders unleash their team to do its best and most creative work? Join Todd Henry, riCardo Crespo, and guests as they discuss what the creative people on your team need from you, and how you can help them to be prolific, brilliant, and healthy.

    How To Handle Conflict

    How To Handle Conflict

    If you have talented, driven, creative people on your team, conflict is inevitable. Conflict isn't bad, it's just a by-product of the creative process. However, how you handle conflict will determine the health or dysfunction of the team. On this episode, we share three core principles from Herding Tigers about dealing with conflict in a healthy way.

    • 8 min
    Dealing With A Culture Of Blame

    Dealing With A Culture Of Blame

    It’s human nature to want to assign blame. Since the dawn of time we’ve assigned unseen causes to effects that we can’t explain. We even find ways of off-loading blame for our vices (the devil made me do it!) and our shortcomings (it’s just my nature.)

    When a culture of blame infiltrates your team, it can be devastating.

    On today's episode, we share a few ways to identify a culture of blame, and several principles for dealing with it.

    • 9 min
    How To Handle Failure

    How To Handle Failure

    After a failed project, many teams simply move forward to the next one, without a postmortem. This is a huge mistake. It’s important as a leader that you seize those failures and mistakes and turn them into growth moments for your team. Otherwise, people are likely to commit the same mistakes again. Some of the biggest coaching opportunities you’ll have are in the moments when an individual or your team has failed, and you have to seize them.

    • 7 min
    3 Critical Pressures Every Manager Faces

    3 Critical Pressures Every Manager Faces

    Leading creative work is like trying to organize something that doesn't want to be organized. You will face a number of unique pressures that can easily sidetrack you (and your career) if you don't handle them well. On this episode, we share three of those pressures, and offer a few questions to ask yourself to gauge how well you're managing them.

    • 15 min
    Why Great Leaders Tell Great Stories

    Why Great Leaders Tell Great Stories

    As a leader of a creative organization, your job may be to tell your client’s story through the work of your team.  Your team is in the business of positively shaping the perception a market has towards what your client is selling. If effective storytelling is so much a part of selling your client’s image to the market then why shouldn’t it be an important tool in selling your leadership to your team? On today's episode, we share a few ways to excavate and use those stories to build trust with your t

    • 10 min
    Four Traps Leaders Fall Into (And How To Avoid Them)

    Four Traps Leaders Fall Into (And How To Avoid Them)

    When the pressure is on, and uncertainty is rearing its ugly head, there are traps that even the most experienced leaders fall into. When you fall into one (or more) of these traps, you put an impediment in your team’s path, and introduce dissonance into the organization.

    On this episode, we share four common traps that leaders fall into when the pressure is on: deferring, blaming, bending, and hovering.

    • 9 min

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17 Ratings

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Exactly what we need!

For those who lead creatives and creative teams, this is a must listen! Looking forward to the new book!

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