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OMG I'm So Bored: Why Millennials Must Learn to Sit Alone in a Room

Jess Carson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Carson

Few articles have evoked a visceral reaction on par with my response to The Atlantic's piece, "Dorms for Grownups: A Solution for Lonely Millennials." I all but threw my hands up in an existential fit.

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...

What's it Like to be an Artist in Cuba?

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts
Bibbi Abruzzini

Bogotà. One of its sunny Sundays, car-free, carefree day. Perfect conditions to absorb the energy of this dynamic city. Filling my eyes with the colo...

The MP Shift Have A New Model For Imagining & Developing Hospitality Spaces

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 11.13.2015 | New York
Elizabeth Baudouin

The Cool Kids is a series documenting creative humans shaping present day society with their work and outlook. AMY MORRIS AND ANNA POLONSKY | THE MP...

Why You Can't Hear the Calling of Your Soul When Fear Is in Charge (and How to Listen Anyway)

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

Reading books is all great and deep and wonderful, but as long as you don't know what it feels like to push a brush with green paint on a piece of paper, it's all in your head -- where fear has taken over the entire house. Not much space left for happy-go-lucky creativity.

Blow_hot_and_cold Brings Individuals and Political Views Together

Brad Hobbs | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

Do Something Good, is an incubation collective based out of New York City focusing on interactive experiences for the public. Their blow_hot_and_col...

Stop, Collaborate and Listen: How Leaders Tackle Tough Business Challenges

Andrew Graff | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Andrew Graff

How do you navigate those most difficult business challenges if you're an advertising agency or a brand marketer? By focusing on the end goal, and then hiring great people and allowing them to problem solve in a winning environment.

My Photography Will Never Change the World

Alvin Valentierra | Posted 10.30.2015 | Arts
Alvin Valentierra

The art of street and urban landscape photography is often strenuous and lonely, and for the most part unrewarding from a monetary standpoint. So why are these styles so popular among newbies?

If You Aren't Cringing, You Aren't Improving

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregory Ciotti

Take no issue with being proud of your old work. But if you look back and never have the slightest urge to meddle, that's a bad sign. Your talents have grown, your taste has been refined, and you are your own worst critic. Of course the old looks worse than the new. It should.

The 3 Dont's for Creative Female Millennial Entrepreneurs

Lolita Taub | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Lolita Taub

This weekend I was blown away by the TEDxSanDiego 20/20 Vision event! Wow! Malika Chopra, daughter of Deepak Chopra, advised us to “be present” an...

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

There won't always be a lightbulb moment. You may not identify the exact second something clicks into place for you, when the planets align or a particular experience sparks a specific train of thought that leads to deep understanding.

Georgia Christensen: Origins of Art & Fashion

Renata M. Black | Posted 10.13.2015 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Think big and reach for the stars while also giving yourself time. Time to learn your craft and develop life skills. You need time to learn your craft as well as the skills to effectively interact with colleagues and successfully reach a goal. That, and a good dose of humility, is what make great leaders.

The Battle of the 'Creative Genius' vs the 'Performing Machine'

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Over a long and lazy lunch and a glass of Italian wine we started talking about how sad it is that so many people do not thrive at work. Why is it that people do not feel that they matter? How come they do not see the important part they play in the bigger picture?

11 Things Highly Creative People Sacrifice for Their Art

Jamie Varon | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Jamie Varon

To be a creative can often feel like a choice that is both insane and thrilling in equal measure. There are thousands of jobs that are far more certain and stable than an artist's work, yet true creatives know that there really is not a choice to be made.

Reinvent You. The Third Manifesto.

Russell C. Smith | Posted 09.25.2015 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Reinvention isn't just a life-altering idea, or a smart business strategy, now it's turning into the life and death decisions centered on how people live, grow, interact every day, and survive.

The Journey Within: Gongs, Tunnels and Binaural Beats

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Roxie Sarhangi

But crawling through the tunnel at "The Little House" was nothing to be alarmed about. It was such an extremely short, easy distance. And I had no choice: The front door to the house does not open so I had to be okay with being a little uncomfortable. It was perfectly unconventional. Somehow it all made sense.

Afraid to Go Out? Staying In-house Isn't for Everyone.

Janet Odgis | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

When is building a design team the right move for your company? Some marketing firms embrace the idea of building an in-house design team, rather than working with an outside agency. Those firms believe that having designers under their roof will translate into significant cost savings.

11 Creative Ways Your Thumbs Can Prevent Texting While Driving

Gabriel Gomez | Posted 08.19.2015 | Impact
Gabriel Gomez

Yep, these lil' protective coverings for your thumbs remind others not to text behind the wheel. Here's how 11 members got super creative while keeping their friends super safe.

The Top 10 Cities For Creatives | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

Cities like New York and Los Angeles have, simply put, become too expensive for many working artists. So which cities present the best opportunities for today's creative workers?

Kate Middleton's Go-To Designer Reveals Shakespeare-Inspired Bridal Collection

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
Lauren Kruczyk

If you're a free-spirited bride looking for a little whimsy, Jenny Packham's 2016 Bridal Collection is perfect for the creative, ethereal look you've been dreaming of.

7 Fun & Creative Wedding and Engagement Photo Ideas

DL Cade | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
DL Cade

Brides and wedding photographers don't always agree on everything, but one thing they definitely both want is to create a great set of photos that s...

How I Found the Power of Creativity in Berlin

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

So if you ever feel you're are not very creative, know this gift of creativity is part of who you are. Honor it, use it and share it. Because it just might change our world into an even better place.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Henry Tajer, IPG Mediabrands

David Shing | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media
David Shing

"I'm a real big believer that the more things change, the more they stay the same. We are not rushing out to reinvent content marketing. We are embr...

Scale the Summit -- The Odyssey Begins

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Scale the Summit, an American instrumental and progressive rock band based out of Houston, isn't your average cup o' joe.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Phil Thomas, Cannes Lions

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
David Shing

At the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this past June, I had the great fortune of spending some time with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions.