Todd Henry

TAGS: Creativity, Innovation, TED

Todd Henry

"Todd Henry was absolutely amazing. probably my favorite keynote speaker I’ve ever heard (and I’ve heard a lot). I’ve already told all my colleagues they need to find a way to make his content work"
- Front End of Innovation Conference

Todd Henry is an author, entrepreneur, and the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps people and teams unleash their best, most creative work every day. He has spoken internationally to tens of thousands of people across dozens of industries about purpose, creativity, leadership, and how to unleash everyday brilliance. Through his work with companies such as P&G, T. Rowe Price, Merck, Intel, and Mattel, he has helped countless people approach their work with more focus, structure, and passion.



  • Passion for Work (Life)

    Are you building a body of work you can be proud of? When you channel a passion for work into something useful to others, the world around you changes. In this talk, you will learn a practical process for identifying personal and organizational passion areas, and a framework for applying them to the work you're already doing. Additionally, you'll understand why so many people and teams get stuck in a place of mediocrity, and how to avoid these common ruts and pitfalls so that you can unleash your best work. (This talk is based on Todd's forthcoming book Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day.)

  • How To Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice

    Can you improve your odds of having great ideas when you need them most? Yes! While creative ideas can be elusive, with a few purposeful practices you can set yourself up to have great ideas, even under pressure. Learn the basics of life and work rhythm, and how to build an infrastructure that supports your personal and team creative process. (This talk is based on invaluable insights from Todd's book The Accidental Creative.)

  • The Essentials Of Collaboration

    Lack of effective collaboration kills teams, but it's easier to default to old habits and familiar systems when the pressure is on. If you want to do brilliant work, you must understand why collaboration breaks down, and what to do about it. In this talk, you'll learn how to effectively engage in conversation about process, gain a better understanding of your co-workers' motivations and goals, and how to set yourself up for long-term success in the marketplace of ideas.

  • Leading Through Uncertainty

    There are certain core attributes that brilliant, effective leaders share, especially in the face of uncertainty. In this talk, you'll learn how to deal with the uncertainty inherent in our ever-changing marketplace, how to set your team and co-workers up for success, and what great creative leaders do consistently to unleash their best work every day.

  • Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day

    Most of us live with the stubborn idea that we’ll always have tomorrow. But sooner or later all of our tomorrows will run out. Each day that you postpone the hard work and succumb to the clutter that chokes creativity, discipline, and innovation will result in a net deficit to the world, to your company, and to yourself. Die Empty is a tool for individuals and companies that aren’t willing to put off their best work. Todd Henry explains the forces that keep people in stagnation and introduces a three-part process for tapping into your passion.. MORE →

    The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice

    Have better ideas, faster, without the stress and burnout. It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, all of us, regardless of our role, have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand. Business creativity expert Todd Henry explains how to establish effective practices that unleash your creative potential. Born out of his consultancy and his popular podcast, Henry has created a practical method for discovering your personal creative rhythm... MORE →


  • Check out Todd Henry's TED Talk
  • More speaking video: The Accidental Creative
  • Accidental Creative Book Website
  • 800CEORead: Book Review
  • @toddhenry: Follow Todd on Twitter