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Los Angeles, On Foot

Lauren DePino | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News
Lauren DePino

I love taking walks. Long ones. I start by choosing a direction. Then I let something lead me. I'm not sure what to call it--maybe it's intuition or...

Go Beyond the 9 to 5: Balancing Creativity with Routine

Sara Uzer | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Sara Uzer

Countless times, I have heard others insist that the "9-5 lifestyle" isn't for them, and that they are simply unable to envision themselves sitting at a desk for the rest of their life. On some level, this is valid. In actuality, things aren't always so black and white.

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Larry Kim | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Kim

So how do you make creativity part of your daily life? Here are 9 suggestions-and you can get started on them all in the next 10 minutes.

3 Signs That Your Creative Business Needs Better Marketing

Alex Pirouz | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Over the years I've worked with all types of entrepreneurs from a variety of industries and some of those have been creative entrepreneurs. Whilst...

7 Simple Secrets To Being More Creative

Shawn Doyle | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawn Doyle

Everyone that I work with wants to know what the secrets are to be more creative. The reality is simple, it's just about making small changes. The good news is just by changing or adding small things to the buffet of your life, you can almost immediately be more creative at work and at home. Here are 7 simple secrets to being more creative.

Why We Need to Let Our Kids Fail

Heather Sandager | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Heather Sandager

Over the past six weeks or so, our Grade 4-8 students have been working hard to hone their entrepreneurial skill set. Their teachers guided them thro...

Be Shameless: Share the Real You

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 01.28.2016 | HuffPost Home
Danielle Sabrina

You're an entrepreneur, which means you make your own rules. So own who are, blaze your own trail, and shout your message from the treetops. Shamelessly share the real you -- whether that means you're in a suit, or in bright orange sunglasses.

The Definitive Guide to Creativity

Adam Davis | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Adam Davis

Here are three simple secrets, often overlooked, to nurturing your creativity:

Digital Leader, Then Convergence Leader

Pancho González | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Pancho González

We all know that the creative industry has been changing drastically the last ten years, especially in the advertising market where media and entertai...

The Key To Being Creative Isn't What You Think It Is

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 11.09.2015 | OWN

You do not need anybody's permission to live a creative life. Maybe you didn't receive this kind of message when you were growing up. Maybe your paren...

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 09.23.2015 | OWN

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coaut...

Psychologists Dig Into Link Between Autism And Creativity

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.19.2015 | Science

A fascinating paradox lies at the heart of autism: While rigid thinking is considered a key aspect of the condition, many people with autism display e...

How To Inspire Creative Thinking

Pacific Standard | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.28.2015 | World

Vagueness is the enemy of creativity. Beethoven didn't just come up with the idea that a symphony could express heroism; he also wrote the precise not...

Solutions to Your Problems and The Delusion of Thinking Outside-the-Box

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Dragos Bratasanu

Let's be honest. Superman is yet to be invented. Meanwhile, all of us have boxes. All of us have boundaries. All of us have limitations. We have the box of our financial situation, of our limited resources.

Chew on This: The Case for Gum's Brain-Boosting Abilities

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.06.2016 | Science
Van Winkle's

While we don't yet understand the brain mechanism underlying gum's purported cognitive benefits, research suggests that chewing the flavor-blasted rubber can help us stay awake and focused.

Are You in Your Right Mind?

Beverley Golden | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Beverley Golden

Up until recently our world has been a left brain dominant one, yet I see that things are rapidly changing. More and more thought leaders talk about how right brain creatives will rule the world.

What I Learned About Business From Making Art

Shelley Bird | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Shelley Bird

My commitment to making art is helping me broaden my perspective and view problems through a different lens -- and with a much wider aperture.

How to Become a Creative Superhero

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 06.02.2015 | Small Business
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

The fear of failure is an important element of the Creative Superhero's Kryptonite. Its antidote is playing. Go and play. Make a castle out of lego, draw with closed eyes. Leave a mistake in your text. Run with your arms spread wide open.

Creatives in Cubicles: Creatives in the Non-Creative Workplace

Sophie Andrews | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
Sophie Andrews

For those on the right end of the left-brain/right-brain spectrum, the structured -- even regimented -- nature of the non-creative workplace can be trying at times.

What School Won't Teach You About Creativity

Steve Moraco | Posted 04.15.2015 | College
Steve Moraco

Creativity is simply having a wide range of specific interests and activities and finding ways to combine them to communicate better, help people, or solve problems.

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

Seven Ways to Climb Out of Your Box

Tim Elmore | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Tim Elmore

I'm sure you've heard the phrase "think outside the box." It's become a cliché among Americans today. We must remember, however, that clichés can be true, even if they're overused.

Outside the Box

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Measure Impact More Than Money

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Before you know it, 2015 will be upon us. I like to set a personal "theme" for each new year; it's a practice that I find helps keep me grounded in my intention throughout the year. I pick a word, sometimes two, to represent what I most want to accomplish in the coming year.

Can't Keep Up? Creative Solutions to Overcome Overwhelm

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Call it whatever you like -- overwhelm, logjam, bottleneck -- it's happening everywhere, and all too frequently: creative entrepreneurs feeling like they desperately need more business, but too overwhelmed with what they've already got.