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Understanding the Problem

Kat Karpoff | Posted 04.07.2016 | Women
Kat Karpoff

This is not a male vs. female fight on who's better and who's worse, or who's right or who's wrong. It's that WE ARE EQUAL. And that is not reflected in our industry. I'm going to say it again.

Moving Forward as Screenwriters: How to Write for Females in Film

Kat Karpoff | Posted 03.15.2016 | Arts
Kat Karpoff

"I don't know how to write for women." Is a phrase I hear on a regular basis from male writers. I look at them puzzled, "Just write a great story and then make your character female." Is my standard answer.

10 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Life Coaches

Tom Casano | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Above all, having a life coach is a valuable tool, and it is one of the best resources anyone can have on their path to career success. They aren't just there to tell you what to do, but they help you meet your real self.

What I Learned After 30 Straight Days Of Blogging

Jonas Ellison | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonas Ellison

Thirty days ago, I was creatively stuck. But here's the thing: The mind is deeper than you can ever imagine. It's only when you get it circulating that you start to see its true potential. And after 30 days of blogging, I'm merely skimming the top. Creativity is infinite possibilities.

Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

How to Date the Muse: 5 Steps to Enduring Creativity

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

The muse loves a life devoted to honoring your true self. She wants you to become who you are. She wants you to feel good. And when you feel good she'll want to hang out with you often.

Three Is the Magic Number

Nicholas Weinstock | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Nicholas Weinstock

The Three Things is just my conviction that every one of those writers should always be working on at least three things at once.

Innovation Is Dead

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

Once upon a time innovation used to be the most exciting word used in business; it is now one of the most boring. Innovation is dead and we killed it.

A Surprising Way To Release Your Creativity

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

In silence, our world opens to this goldenness, what is life giving and true. A silent retreat is free time where simple being and inner stillness conspire to light up our minds with the light of our soul.

Be Fulfilled Today as Women

Gail McMeekin | Posted 03.25.2013 | Women
Gail McMeekin

Too many women are so focused on what they have not yet accomplished or become, that they suffer and devalue their present selves. To feel fulfilled is a choice.

Harvesting the Gold in Your Business

Gail McMeekin | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Gail McMeekin

Each one of you has hidden gold in your business -- creative gold. You just have to find it, harvest it and then monetize it. Your ideas are a treasure chest, but you need to learn some secrets to unlock it.

How To Manifest Your Creative Impulse

Amy Neumann | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Neumann

How can we manifest the creative impulse we feel? Too often a creative drive that we experience can spark but then fizzle out because of our lack of confidence.

Creativity Does Not Equal Innovation

Robert F. Brands | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Innovation implementation calls for a robust, disciplined strategy. It can not be a one-time process, but must occur over and over again to form a steady flow of innovation that sustains long-term profitability.

Awakening Your Creative Genius

Arielle Ford | Posted 02.21.2012 | Books
Arielle Ford

As we approach another new year, and perhaps begin pondering our resolutions for 2012, I wanted to take a moment to share insights from David Ellzey, author of Ocean of Now and CEO of David Ellzey Companies.

Cooper-Hewitt Nurtures Design-Based Thinking in Kids

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Talk about connecting seemingly irrelevant things together and seeing things from different angles! Last week it was my privilege to lead two workshops for children at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

"Live-by-Design" Thinking

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alla Kazovsky

It is possible to erect constructive thoughts in order to overcome life's challenges.

Boomer Redux: 5 Ways To Reinvent Yourself From The Inside Out

Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D.

If you're a boomer who has hit a rut, take your cue from reborn Buick: refire your imagination, rewire your brain, tune up your engine, and remake your story of self anew!

"Live-by-Design" Wholeheartedly

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alla Kazovsky

I just came across a video recording of a talk by Dr. Brene Brown, Ph. D., a social worker-researcher-author, exploring the meaning of vulnerability. ...

Choosing to "Live-by-Design"

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alla Kazovsky

The Journal of Consumer Research reported a recent trend that many consumers are attracted to "unusual and novel consumption experiences" and choose v...

"Live-by-Design" Take on Obesity

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

For two years, AIA NY and city officials have studied and discussed how design can encourage physical activity and good health. They have asked, "Can ...

Engage Your Thoughts to 'Live-by-Design'

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Long ago you decreed that taking care of your family would be your contribution to society. Decisions you have made out of love have strengthened you...

Letting Go: "Live-by-Design" Way

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Today's first-time home buyers are not compromising on quality, but are willing to downsize. To me, letting go of the notion that bigger is better seems like a step in the right direction.

Looking to Architecture and Design Film Festival to Hone "Live-by-Design" Skills

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Last week I read about the upcoming Architecture and Design film festival in New York and could barely control the excitement!!! It promises to celebr...

How to "Live-by-Design?" See-Through the Glass House

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Located on a 47-acre property, a simple glass box was once one of the most famous houses in the United States. Philip Johnson's Glass House compound reformed and re-defined the living environment.

Design Your Life

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

I think of architecture as a conduit permitting natural flow of my life toward harmony. By applying design principles to the practice of internal attunement, I ground my perception and enhance my experience.