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Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands on #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.12.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands take the #AOLBUILD stage and moderated by AOL's very own Jack Bamberger, ...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group

David Shing | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology
David Shing

My dear friend Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group's Global Advertising, Media & Digital Director, spent some time with me in Cannes to talk about how she maintains the integrity and authenticity of Ray Ban, arguably one of the most iconic and popular brands.

#AOLBUILD Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Yin Rani, Campbell Soup Company

David Shing | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Yin Rani, VP of Integrated Marketing at Campbell's Soup Company, spent some time with me at Cannes to talk about her new role at the CPG giant. Having joinied Campbell's in December, Yin is responsible for establishing the strategic direction for Campbell's advertising, media, global design and digital marketing and social media.

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Rei Inamoto, AKQA

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Watch as Rei and I walk around Cannes discussing the power of creativity and innovation, the Future Lions awards, and where he draws inspiration from.

7 Ways To Engage In Creativity At The Office

Tom Sturges | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Sturges

How do you turn a potential pit of snakes and problems into one of your bright shining moments? It's easier than you think, and if you can simply allow yourself the chance to be creative, the best of you and the best of your ideas will emerge.

Here's How Famous Creative People Divided Their Days

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

When aspiring to complete a particular project or task, many of us often look to examples of the greats that have come before us for a little guidance...

Creativity, the Fireworks of the Mind

K. Ford K. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
K. Ford K.

A few years ago, a local teacher asked me if I would give her students a lesson on how to be more creative. Even though I had no idea what the lesson was going to be, I decided to accept her challenge.

Conversations on Writing: Interview with Award-Winning Young Adult Author Cindy Pon, Part 2

Write for the Future | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Write for the Future

By Cora Daniels "Do not be afraid to write. Do not be afraid to explore. Do not be afraid to make mistakes." In Part 2 of our interview with YA f...

When You Just Don't Feel Like It

Tim McDonald | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Just because you are on the journey yourself, doesn't mean that you are the only one taking a solo journey. We can learn and support each other; each journey will have some common roadblocks, challenges and choices. The path may be different, but the experience is much the same.

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

Matt Pipkin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.

Too Much Information!

Michael Ramah | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Michael Ramah

The elimination of surprises may be in some way reassuring to the most devout digital fanatics, and the brand managers who have fallen under their spells. But it is utter, dreary tedium for consumers -- and a veritable death knell for the kind of passionate, deeply resonant engagement that forges lifelong relationships with brands.

Creative People: 4 Simple Sayings That Can Change Your Life

Anthony Meindl | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Anthony Meindl

If you break your life down to its most basic, what is there? Love. Gratitude. Forgiveness. Letting go. (Sure there's power and sex and conflict but ...

The Ten-Second Race to Content Nirvana

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Great content is gonna resonate with the reader or fall flat in about ten second, like a great Sam Cooke song -- your in love and humming along or your not.

Living in Our Heads

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

I have been hit by optic neuritis a handful of times in the last six years. Decades of relative visual stability after a rocky start to my MS journey had lulled me into the silly assumption that I had won the battle and beaten back the neurological invader.

14 Ways To Bust Out Of A Creativity Rut

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The mind is a temperamental thing when it comes to creativity. We all know that the right place paired with the right activity at the right time can s...

A Revelation at Little Beast in LA

Max Benavidez | Posted 07.14.2014 | Food
Max Benavidez

Sometimes I've been surprised as I was when I once ordered the Little Beast Burger with red onion bacon jam and maytag bleu aioli. It was plump and juicy and simply one of the best burger experiences I've ever had.

3 Steps to the Perfect Social Media Post

Carol Han | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Carol Han

Looking to engage your existing followers and gain new ones? These steps help our clients do just that. What works best for you on social media? Tell us in the comments.

SXSW Shingerview: Chris D'Amico, Hill Holliday

David Shing | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
David Shing

At SXSW last month, I chatted with my friend, a fellow creative, Chris D'Amico, SVP and Group Creative Director at Hill Holliday who is the creative l...

7 Wedding Ideas For The Young At Heart

The Knot | Posted 06.03.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com Just because you're planning a wedding doesn't mean you can't have a little fun with it. (Not all weddings have to l...

Sleep Your Way To Creativity (And 9 More Methods For Better Ideas)

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Belle Beth Cooper

If you're in the same boat, and you find it's difficult to remember what will improve your creativity and when you should do your most creative work, hopefully this list will help you get it all straight.

A Stream of Consciousness

Michelle Froah | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Michelle Froah

I was excited and yet anxious when I received my first invitation to WPP's Stream Un-Conference. This came from two places - first, what in the world was an un-conference and second, would I be outnumbered, as someone on the client-side, by creative and media agencies?

Great Artists Don't Wait For Motivation. They Do This Instead

James Clear | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If you're serious about creating something compelling, you need to stop waiting for motivation and inspiration to strike you and simply set a schedule for doing work on a consistent basis. Of course, that's easy to say, but much harder to do in practice.

Kandinsky on Creativity

David Galenson | Posted 05.15.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

In 1916, in an essay vaguely titled "On the Artist," the painter Wassily Kandinsky provided a precise and thorough analysis of the difference between conceptual and experimental artists.

Sustainable Creative Careers

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Guido Prick Creative professionals' work is often so seductive that they forget everyone and everything around them, including themselv...