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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 | Home
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...

Pizza in the Wild -- This Will Either Make You Hungry or Happy or Both

Global Yodel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Home
Global Yodel

Using his iPhone to photograph what every iPhoneographer can only dream of capturing, Jonpaul Douglass captures pizzas in the wild. Using pepperoni pi...

How To Make (And Save) Money As A Graphic Designer

William A. Beachy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Simply writing out a math equation on a piece of paper won't make you profitable. Writing down a salary of $90K in this equation will not make it come true. But this is a handy little way to think through what you're charging, how many hours you're working, and if you're not profitable-- why.

The Day I Met Philip Seymour Hoffman

Joe Boyd | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment
Joe Boyd

I was auditioning for commercials and bit parts in LA. It was a huge, risky leap for me to make. I hated the question of 'What do you do?' I never felt comfortable saying I was an actor until the day I met Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

Led Across a Left-brain Landscape, These Women are Looking for Strong Men to Match Their Vision

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a recent commentary in Time magazine, Camille Paglia singles out a small group of feminists whose views on men are well known, and then acts as if ...

Can Playing Polyrhythms Give Birth to Polymaths?

Christopher Norris | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

I can't speak for every drummer, but for me the process of drumming enables creativity and helps me foster innovation and advance thought-leadership. Studies show that drumming produces deeper self awareness by inducing synchronous brain activity.

In the Heart of Life: Living by Forgiving

Kathy Eldon | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I knew I could never forgive the Somalis who killed my son. My journey to forgiveness was long and painful, but one incident was to change forever the trajectory of my life.

Three Essential Lessons From Nelson Mandela

Alan Gregerman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Alan Gregerman

There are so many reasons to think about and remember the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, but three things in particular strike me as I imagine what is possible in our work, personal, and civic lives.

5 Steps to Grassroots Marketing

Alex Schattner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Books
Alex Schattner

Go to your favorite maps application and find all the bookstores within easy traveling distance. Look at each store and ask yourself: Is it right for my book?

#theNewPublishing

Alex Schattner | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Alex Schattner

Picking a creative career like writing would be impossible without blind faith in oneself. I've always worked at being the hero of my own story, someone I would root for in a book, or onscreen, but now the scope of the story is growing and I can't predict the plotline.

Korean Design - Developing a Design Culture

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Soren Petersen

Over the past decade, South Korea has developed a strong manufacturing network and a second-to-none supply chain network. Understanding that this comp...

Content Creation: Is It Time for a Re-Brand?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

If the word content is aligned with clutter, and we also can probably assume it's overused (more on that later); maybe it's time for a re-brand.