Leadership in Tech Episode 47: The War Of Art, Part 1

This is a special 2-part episode, with the second part being released next Thursday.  

Today, Zac and Errol will begin discussing the book The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.  They dive into it in detail, discussing his ideas of resistance and how they affect not only individuals, even themselves, but teams in tech and everywhere else as well. By being prepared with a contingency plan to start as we’ve covered previously, you can learn how to avoid resistance and accomplish the best possible results.

Don't forget this is only part one of two of The War of Art with The Leadership in Tech Podcast. Check back next week on Thursday March 8th, 2018 for Part II!

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Episode 47 Outline:

03:11: Start of main segment.

05:01: The idea of ‘resistance’ and its origins in the book by Steven Pressfield, "The War of Art". Zac and Errol compare and contrast "The War of Art" and "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu.

11:16: Resistance is broken down an evaluated on 1) how it affects them, and 2) how it affects teams in tech and the widespread nature of resistance.

30:31: Valid forms of resistance? Errol and Zac explore this concept and how if you have your contingency plans properly prepared you could avoid all resistance.