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5 Lessons for Creatives From David Bowie's Remarkably Imaginative and Prolific Journey

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

The news of David Bowie's death left a creative void for the music industry and admirers. Most fans around the world did not even know he had been battling cancer. Bowie lived a life of distinguishable, unparalleled oddity and artistry to the end.

Is Non-Action a Business Strategy?

Tova Payne | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Tova Payne

Several years ago, after spending months getting the word out for a retreat, I thought to myself "I wonder what will happen if I practice the Taoist a...

Meet Pablo Rochat, the Creative Genius Behind Ridiculously Viral Marketing Stunts

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Sriram Krishnan

"I'm always interested in finding new technologies and giving them unexpected applications. It turns out that the press likes talking about silly products just as much as seriously useful ones."

Design 101: 18 Pieces Of Advice From Top Interior Designers

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 01.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Deborah Stachelski

It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.

This Is for Those Who Love to Travel

Candace Loy | Posted 12.30.2015 | Travel
Candace Loy

It can however still be a lot of fun, if you go in with a smile and wait your turn and choose to enjoy the fun and beauty there is.

Friendly Math: Why Everyone Wants What You've Written

William Kenower | Posted 12.07.2015 | Books
William Kenower

Every reader will make a story their own. If they loved it, they will walk about with it in their hearts. Meanwhile, that same story will remain in mine as well. It defies the unfriendly math of a world in competition.

Ten Advantages of Painting Professionally With Your iPad

Adam James Butcher | Posted 12.04.2015 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

I've noticed that people often ask why I chose the iPad and if I like working with this tool. I thought we'd have some fun today as I share with you the top reasons why I choose the iPad as my new creative companion.

Free Pizza Only Gets You So Far. Is Your Creative Team Structured for Success?

Wayne Pepper | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Wayne Pepper

Everyone loves a pizza party, but if you are looking to take your creative team to the next level of professionalism and growth, then you will need more than quick morale boosters to ensure your continued success and prosperity.

5 Beautiful Public Artworks That Contribute to Collective Happiness | Posted 01.27.2016 | Arts

If you've ever gazed with wonder at the Statue of Liberty, studied the iron latticework of the Eiffel Tower, or thought How on earth did they do that? while staring at Mt. Rushmore, you are, in fact, a consumer of public art. Public art can inspire, engage, and evoke smiles, jaw drops, even tears.

A Few Things Creative Entrepreneurs Wish You Knew

Tamara Holder | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Tamara Holder

It's no surprise that entrepreneurship is on the rise in today's economy. I mean who doesn't want to set their own hours, control their financial destiny and bring to life an idea they envisioned?

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 02.01.2016 | 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.