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How to Make Your Team More Creative

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.18.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

How would you like to make your team more creative, productive, committed, and collegial? It's completely possible, says Harvard Business School profe...

When I Die

Jan Phillips | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts
Jan Phillips

Yesterday I spent an hour in a rose garden. I photographed some of the most beautiful roses I had ever seen. It was breathtaking, and I was so grounded in the moment that I never noticed the passing of time.

Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

A Conversation with Julia Cameron about Channeling Your Creativity

Sura | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Three pages, unedited, stream of consciousness writing every morning. They're called morning pages. They're a tool for unblocking your creativity, fr...

Mindfulness, Musicians and the Creative Flow

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

I had the pleasure of interviewing the lovely and unique Jenny Boyd, author of It's Not Only Rock'n'Roll: Iconic Musicians Reveal The Source of Their ...

It Takes a Community to Disrupt

Christina Vuleta | Posted 04.18.2014 | Women
Christina Vuleta

My earliest memory is being asked, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Without hesitation, I answered, "Princess," with a capital P. This had everything to do with wanting people to do my bidding and nothing to do with wanting a pink dress.

Brilliant People's Schedules: The Real Story for Women Writers

Anna Leahy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Anna Leahy

Victor Hugo visited his barber daily; I haven't had a haircut in 15 months. Balzac consumed as many as 50 cups of coffee per day; I recently switched to iced green tea. Every day, Charles Darwin built in three walks and some idleness; I forgot to exercise this week.

Emerging Artist Spotlight: An Hoang, Painter

Hilary Harkness | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

An Hoang arrived in New York City in 2001 at the age of 23. Her first job was at an interior design firm on the Upper East Side, but the style desired by the clients didn't jibe with her sense of off-hand, wabi sabi elegance.

Proof Letting Your Mind Wander Is Actually A Good Thing

Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Business and Education Executives Just Don't See Eye to Eye

John M. Eger | Posted 04.13.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

Recent reports by Gallup and the Lumina Foundation, said that 'A significant perception gap (exists) between business and academic institution leaders when it comes to assessing the workforce preparedness of today's college graduates.'

Why Every Startup Should Hire Skateboarders

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.15.2014 | Small Business
Brian Hanley

Check out the following techniques for a creative spark: 1. The Melting Pot Use your skills and passions to your advantage. Integrate three ...

The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.12.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

What's the best productivity tool you're not taking advantage of? Evernote? MeetingWizard? Dropbox? Think again. Harvard Business School professor Ter...

Corporate America's No.1 Enemy? Itself

Nick Jefferson | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Nick Jefferson

At a time when the nation needs it most, it is, therefore, the corporations themselves, not the people within them, that stand as the single biggest barrier to greater creativity in the workplace.

2 Years After 'Caine's Arcade' Went Viral

Nirvan Mullick | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Nirvan Mullick

It quickly became clear that there were kids like Caine in every community around the world, and the question became: What can we do to foster their creativity as well?

Created in China

China Hands | Posted 04.08.2014 | World
China Hands

China still has significant progress to make in IP protection. But with the government's new commitment to innovation, Chinese companies are becoming significant players in the market, catching up to international patent filings from American or Japanese companies.

The Joule Hotel -- A Dallas Destination That Will Ignite Your Creative Spirit

Courtney Price | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

Spoiler alert: You may not want to leave.

An Interview With Alanis Morissette: When I Take Care of Myself, There's Always Inspiration

Omega Institute | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Alanis Morissette shares how she remains creative after more than 20 years writing award-winning music.

What Keeps a Woman Writing? Other Women Who Write.

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

Any woman who works knows there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. Even before we start our paid jobs, we've put in hours of lab...

Hong Kong Zeros in on Creativity

John M. Eger | Posted 04.06.2014 | World
John M. Eger

We have known for some time that public art with sculptures, statues and murals everywhere, and buildings with their uniquely carved doorways, cornices, and columns are usually what distinguish one city from another.

Hong Kong Zeros in on Creativity

John M. Eger | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

We have known for some time that public art with sculptures, statues, and murals everywhere, and buildings with their uniquely carved doorways, cornices, and columns are usually what distinguish one city from another.

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

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 04.02.2014 | 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.

Failure, A Catalyst for Innovation: Interview with Author Sarah Lewis

Keosha Varela | Posted 04.01.2014 | Books
Keosha Varela

Author Sarah Lewis speaks with Aspen Institute Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel about her new book. Author Sarah Lewis recently spoke at the As...

5 New Directions When You Feel Lost

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your intuition ultimately sends you down the correct path. Do not think of it as being lost. Think of it as a temporary pause on your journey during which you should follow nothing but your heart's desire.

Embracing Boredom

Vicki Cobb | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Vicki Cobb

Time and boredom appear to be integral parts of the creative process that has limits on the speed of turn-around, which is highly individual.

10 Things Children Know That Adults Seem To Have Forgotten

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Jocelyn Kelley

Sometimes it feels that we spend our entire lives trying to return to who we were as children. Here's what we can learn from our younger selves to bring more clarity and joy into adulthood.