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5 Reasons Doing Dishes, Laundry and Cleaning Could Be Ruining Your Creative Flow

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sky Mandala Marcano

I admire all the mothers and fathers who nurture and respect the home by cleaning and organizing. But some of us may benefit from letting go of a few tasks, to then benefit from being creative in other ways.

Redesigning Capitalism for The 21st Century

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

The financial crisis of 2008 raised questions about the sustainability of our pursuit of growth for growth's sake alone. Many are now re-examining deeply rooted values, beliefs and attitudes toward our financial system, as well as how to organize, lead and manage our society.

Forget About Using Tinder for Advertising

Erin Lackey | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Erin Lackey

To every client or creative out there tossing around a campaign idea to run on Tinder, stop thinking now.

I Teach Dance. Dance Moms Stresses Me Out.

Nora Younkin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Nora Younkin

I watch Dance Moms every week. In some ways it's a guilty pleasure, in others it's an opportunity for introspection on my own work as a dance instructor.

WATCH: Tapping into Creativity

Brad Yates | Posted 04.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

If I had a nickel for every time I've heard someone say, "I'm just not creative"...! Creativity is part of who we are -- but for too many of us it ha...

This Awesome Self-Portrait Project Puts the 'Terrific' in 'Hipsterrific'

DL Cade | Posted 04.16.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

When it came time for Sao Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon to shave the beard he had spent 4 months growing, he didn't waste ...

David Rockwell's New York City

Crane.tv | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

To celebrate Rockwell Group's 30th anniversary, Crane.tv sat down with the founder and creative mind of the architecture firm, to talk about four projects that have shaped his career as much as the city.

The Poetics of Light

Sarah Liddle | Posted 04.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Creation Waning In and out like the tide Back and fro, To the universe Creation goes and then back to the soul, The soul of oneness of all that is t...

For A More Creative Brain, Travel

The Atlantic | Brent Crane | Posted 04.01.2015 | World

There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories. But living in another country may come with a...

How to Cultivate a Creative Hobby in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.17.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

It's a lot to take in and you need to let some of your pent-up thoughts and anxieties out every once in a while. The best way to get it all out is to express yourself creatively.

7 Ways You Can Use Technology Like Creative People Do

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

Many of us approach this digital age with passive acceptance or even begrudging rebellion. However, due to their unique character traits, creative peo...

The Female Creative and What It Means to Love Her

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Skylar Liberty Rose

She may be some or all of these things and much, much more. She will frustrate you. She will inspire and amaze you. She will infuriate you beyond a measure that you barely knew existed. She will be all kinds of temperamental. She cannot be any more or any less than she knows in that moment.

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.

How Do You Grow An Audience?

Paul Jarvis | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Paul Jarvis

I recently gave a talk on audience growth, and while I don't have all the answers, I do know a few things. I've learned both from my own experience and that of the people I work with (some of whom have much larger audiences than mine).

Entrepreneurs: Cristen Geller, the Intimate Photographer

Johnathan Cardillo | Posted 04.22.2015 | Small Business
Johnathan Cardillo

"If you're ready and you know what you're doing, you charge! Not friends, not family... put a price on it. Know your worth." - Cristen Geller; age: 26

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

Conversations With Vintage Dealer Desiree Venn Frederic

Rai Mensah | Posted 04.13.2015 | Style
Rai Mensah

All of my senses were immediately hit as I walked through the large industrial doors. They've not only merchandised a creative space they've curated an experience.

Matching Organizational Capabilities to Design Execution

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

"Seat of the pants" decision-making accounts for 90 percent of an organization's frontline actions, while 10 percent reflects their stated strategic intent. Therefore, those in the organizational frontline trenches might be forgiven for wondering: "What the heck were they thinking?"

From Cafeteria Shame To The Spotlight: Filipino Food Makes An Impact

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 04.11.2015 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

In the latest episode of my docuseries about entrepreneurs in New York, "Maker's Lane," I featured Nicole Ponseca, award-winning restaurateur of two East Village favorites, Jeepney & Maharlika.

Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.09.2015 | Education
Rajat Bhageria

Schools are killing creativity. But rather than just sharing articles and liking pages, let's actually do something about it; educators, implement some of these ideas, and comment on how they go. Let's bring on the education revolution, together!

Is Art Feminine?

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Christa Dowling

"The excellency of every art is its intensity, Capable of making all disagreeable evaporate." John Keats (English Poet - 1795-1821) Art, any form o...

Roadmap to Leaving Your Corporate Job & Starting a Creative Business: 6 months after launch (Part 6)

Sumeera Rasul | Posted 03.30.2015 | Small Business
Sumeera Rasul

I see so many designers launching their product on pure faith and often without any real feedback from their potential customers beyond their friends and family. The tendency is to think that the product will sell itself and somehow the business will reach continuous growth.

3 Ideas to Land Your Next Job

Kevin Siskar | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Kevin Siskar

Thinking about how most of us spend the majority of our day working, if your job isn't something that you enjoy then there's really no better time to put that change at the top of your list.

Against Odds, Nigerian Artists Make It Happen

Ruthie Abel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

While somewhat distanced from the country's worst violence, with daily power cuts and nearly half of the population living below the national poverty line, Lagos is by no means a simple place to make or experience art.

A Massive Oversight Creative Entrepreneurs Leave Out of Their Business Plan

Emily Nolan Joseph | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Emily Nolan Joseph

Gabi likes to say how art therapy is as important as a gym membership, and I'd like to agree. Art therapy exercised my mind in a creative way, and I left the meeting with a canvas that acts as a map for my future decisions.