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The Mass Exodus of the Innovative Workforce

Startup Weekend | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

Why traditional firms are losing their creative and technical workforces by the droves By Mike Mates As a veteran ex-partner in a brand and inte...

7 Reasons Your Creative Sucks

Amil Husain | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media
Amil Husain

While structure and planning sound antithetical when it comes to awesome ideas, it's just what's needed to ensure that the one brilliant idea your team came up with isn't their last.

Living on the Edge of Everything

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

Those who seem to be most alive, most in touch with life and their own creative powers are individuals who are demonstrating what it means to live on the edge of their own potential.

Now Hear This: SXSW Shingerview With David Noël, VP of Community, Soundcloud

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.

10 More Creative Ways to Finance Your Startup

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

Most entrepreneurs think first of bank loans as the primary source of money, only to find out that banks are really the least likely benefactors for startups. Thus "creative" really means maximizing non-bank financing.

Make More of Your Own Stuff

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanley Hainsworth

We live in a culture of conspicuous consumption in the United States. You can buy anything you want. At any time. When I moved back to the states afte...

The World's Most Powerful Creative Act: Begin Again!

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Remember that we cannot begin again until some other chapter has closed. For the daffodil, the winter is on the wane. The end of one season brings the onset of the next new life.

Five Entrepreneurial Film Professionals

Adam Hamdy | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Even in the harshest environments it is possible to create opportunity. The most successful creatives have always had an entrepreneurial streak.

Buddha Doodle - 'Be Here Now'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.14.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Do Something Special on Valentine's Day: 10 Creative Ideas

Rob White | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

There are plenty of creative gifts you can give that won't deplete your wallet. They may take a bit of your time, but that's good -- when you invest time in a Valentine's Day gift, you make the occasion extra special and memorable. Nothing says, "I love you" like a creative gift of love.

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.

Who Do You Think You Are? A 2013 Guide From Soul

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

It may not look like it, but this moment is the most powerful time to shift your story. This month, the planet celebrates a new beginning. Summing up the past, we're given the opportunity to witness who we really are beneath the charade, writing a fresh, preferred chapter.

Using Archetypes to Get Your Book Written and Published

Lisa Tener | Posted 03.10.2013 | Books
Lisa Tener

I discovered Caroline Myss' new book Archetypes at the bottom of the mail pile this morning. As someone who works daily with the "Muse" archetype -- helping people every day to access their Creative Muse -- I immediately ripped open the package and read with relish.

Let Go and Let... ?

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Guillette

As much as letting go can be a real b*tch, it's a requirement to experiencing grace. If you want to live in beautiful, open spaces, you have to make room inside.

10 Words You Should Remove From Your Resume Right Now

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.06.2012 | Small Business

Are you a "creative" and "effective" job candidate? News flash: you're also "predictable," like a lot of other applicants using these same buzzwords. ...

How One Liberian Girl Is Uniting Thousands

Josh Tetrick | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

That is the song and scream of More Than Me, an organization that lifts girls off the street and into school. Abigail was a child prostitute on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia. Now? She's in school and dreaming (big) for the first time.

An Itty-Bitty BIG Problem

Costa Michailidis | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Costa Michailidis

Teachers are faced with the obstacle of educating their students for jobs that don't exist yet. These challenges, and most others today require Creativity to solve. Bad news: There is less and less creativity going around.

SIC Video Interview Stanley Hainsworth, Creative Genius

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

Stanley Hainsworth's name is often used synonymously with "creative" and "genius." Responsible for building three of the worlds best brands, Starbuck...

Great Inns For Popping The Question

iLoveInns | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

There are many ways to propose, from a candlelight dinner for two to a singing and dancing flash mob. No matter what your budget allows, or how creative you are, each of these romantic bed and breakfast inns can offer customized assistance to plan and execute the perfect wedding proposal for your soon-to-be fiancee.

Keep on Truckin’: Our Favorite Innovative Food Trucks Across America (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Taste

Mobile munchies. Street eats. Whatever buzzphrase attributed to them, food trucks have quickly made their way beyond the nation’s biggest metro area...

3 Signs You're A Creative Soul

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Having the authority to open your mind in a designated area gives you both the freedom to imagine and the boundaries of knowing that whatever you dream up or create does not need to be subjected to the rules of reason that govern the rest of the world.

Firing Up Your Creative Spirit to Soar: 5 Tactics From the Greats

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What I have discovered is that clues abound in times of darkness. Ours is to pay attention, if we are wise, paying attention day and night.

Look: The Craziest Jobs On Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.17.2012 | Money

Discouraged by headline after headline on the dismal job market? So are we. That's why we've turned to the creative cats on Craigslist to brighten...

How to Crowdfund Your Dream

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business
Gabriel Mizrahi

Crowdfunding has exploded: With the help of Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the usual friends-and-family panhandling has become a mainstream fundraising strategy. And perhaps no one has taken crowdfunding more seriously than content creators.

How Effective Is Your Resting Place To Create What Moves Heart And Soul?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Always fascinated by creative activity, and what flowers from it, I have discovered a few simple steps to get things moving again, all having to do with cultivating an effective resting place to utilize creative imagination in a more constructive way.