Joy Superpowers – Episode 11– Self-direction/Initiative with Andy Storch

Podcast Recap

In episode 11 of the Joy Superpowers podcast, I’m talking with Andy Storch about the Joy Superpower of self-direction/initiative. Andy Storch is an author, consultant, coach, speaker, and facilitator on a mission to inspire more employees to own their careers and achieve their goals. Andy is also the founder and host of the Talent Development Think Tank conference and community. Andy is passionate about helping people fulfill their true potential and his book, Own Your Career Own Your Life, is designed to help people stop drifting and take control of their futures. Most importantly, Andy is a husband, father and friend who is on a mission to get the absolute most out of life and inspire others to do the same.

During the episode, we discuss topics such as:

  • What does getting the most out of life mean
  • The key paths to becoming more intentional and more self-directed
  • Self-direction as one of the most important aspects of maintaining work motivation
  • Self-direction and career

To learn more about our conversation and to have some extra reading on the Joy Superpower of Self-direction, check out our blog here. For more information about the work Andy is doing, please visit his website.

About the podcast:

The Art and Science of Joy Podcast is all about inspiring people to live more joyfully, so if you’re seeking a bit more joy in your own life or seeking to bring some more joy to the lives of others then this podcast could well be for you! In our second podcast series, Joy Superpowers, we’ll be going through one superpower per week that you can use to live a more joy-filled life.

In each episode, I’ll be inviting an expert on a particular Joy Superpower to share their words of wisdom, as we take a look at the science behind the superpower, and explore how you can apply the superpower in your own life.

Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram at @theartandscienceofjoy as we continue to explore the Joy Superpowers and join the conversation. We’d love to hear your thoughts with the hashtag #joysuperpowers

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The Art and Science of Joy host

Andrew Cannon

Andrew has spent his career building a deep understanding of people’s values, attitudes and behaviors in order to help business people make better decisions. Over the last few years, Andrew has used this knowledge and his research skills to deep-dive into the art and science of joy.
Andrew’s journey in business has taught him many lessons about leadership; about the importance of purpose and people, as well as profits, and about the role joy can play in companies to elevate both personal and business success.