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Creativity Isn't Free

Samara Bay | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Samara Bay

We creatives don't like to think of ourselves in those terms. We have a love/hate relationship with personal branding and ourselves as product (if the audience doesn't want what I have, well screw 'em).

If Everyone Is Working for Free, How Is Anyone Supposed to Earn a Living?

Heather Hummel | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Heather Hummel

Have you or your company ever hired someone from a website such as Freelancer, oDesk, Fiverr, eLance, or another popular site for outsourcing gigs? Al...

Why Creatives Absolutely Hate Big Companies

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Creatives hate big companies. They hate how big companies pretend to be innovative, but are typically incubators for un-innovative people. And they hate how big companies allow Creatives to get thrown under the bus, for the sake of the village and its politics.

Quality Over Quantity: The Launch of Brett Johnson Co

Rai Mensah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

But what does it take to achieve a long lasting piece and a line that stands the test of time? A connection with the consumer and quality material. Two very basic fundamentals I believe Brett Johnson Co has mastered.

Impediments to Creativity

Bradley Foster | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

To make creativity work for you it's important to nurture your creativity, learn how to discern great ideas from ephemeral ones, consciously create a container for your thoughts, keep focused until you see the idea through and take responsibility and value your ideas.

Why Creative Brainstorms Waste Time, Money and Endanger Brand Health

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

"All hands on deck" creative brainstorms are often wildly inefficient, ineffective and financially irresponsible. Here are three major downfalls of "more the merrier!" creative brainstorms.

NIKE ART: What Happens When Creatives Are Asked To Repurpose NIKE Shoes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

How would you repurpose a pair of NIKE shoes? When the 1948 Nike store in London sent Paul Jenkins 80 pairs of new NIKE's to put to use in a creative ...

Ask GYST: Time Management for Creatives

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

Consider writing your own obituary or late in life roast. Think specifically what you want to accomplish in your life. What is it that you really want?

How to Become Famous Overnight

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Pagliarini

If you are an actor, musician, writer, director, sculptor, graphic designer, or what I simply call an artist, the only way to succeed is to stop aspiring and start creating.

The Secret to Success for Artists and Creatives

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Pagliarini

So you want to be an author, an actor, or maybe even a rock star? It doesn't much matter what you want to do, just that you do it. Whatever your art, your only goal should be to create.

New Media Followers Converge at Boulder's First Digital Media Convergence Symposium

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

Who's a creative? Just about everyone, a panel of exceptionally creative people agreed at Boulder's DiMe Digital Media Convergence Symposium.