Episode #093: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice

A conversation with Louder Than Words author Todd Henry

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Easily one of my favorite authors of the last few years is the gentleman who is our guest today.

Todd Henry’s first book, The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice, hit the scene in 2011, making a sizable splash in the process. His next book, Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day was easily my favorite book of 2013 and prompted his first appearance on this show at Episode #017.

His newest book, Louder Than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice, has skyrocketed to the top of my list of 2015. Pre-order it before August 11, and you’ll get a ton of free bonuses.

But if you do nothing else, listen to Todd’s answer to my first question in this interview. I ask that question beginning at 4:49. Todd says in part:

It doesn’t matter what you want or what you care about if other people don’t receive that. If they’re not able to connect with what it is you’re trying to do, then your efforts are going to be futile.

You can hear the conversation in its entirety by simple clicking the play button below.

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In today’s episode, Todd and I discuss:

  • The 3 things we must cultivate in order to develop our authentic voice
  • Why “just follow your gut” and “do what you love” are really myths
  • The meaning behind the 4 phases of growth we experience on the road finding our authentic voice
  • And a lot more!

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Todd Henry’s Latest Book

You can order your copy of Louder Than Words: Harness the Power of Your Authentic Voice right now!

Todd in Action

Books Todd Recommends

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow

Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Work and Never Get Stuck by Jon Acuff

Todd Henry Resources

The best place to find out more about Todd is on his website.

Here, you can pick up a copy of Todd’s new book.

You might consider hiring Todd to speak at your next event or consult your company.

Connect with Todd on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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  • @doak1

    Great podcast, as always. A lot of wisdom from Todd about transferring your passion to your audience in a way that connects. I also love the Lyle Lovett song at the end. He was at Texas A&M the same time as me and we used to go hear him and Robert Earl Keen play at this dive across from campus for free. Now I have to pay dearly to go hear either one of them at the Bass Concert Hall in Ft. Worth.

    • Haha. Indeed. I’m a fan of Lyle myself but have never had the chance to see him in concert. Maybe someday. I know Todd Henry’s a big fan too. That was my little shout out to him.

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