Megan Meade

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10 Tips to Pump Passion Into The Creative Process

Ever wonder how creatives do it — go from a vague idea to a beautifully executed final concept? Well, you’re lucky you clicked to read this because …

Creativity

8 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Let go of any crippling anxieties for a second and think back to childhood. Remember the fear and trepidation you felt the first time you peered down from the top of the playground slide—which immediately turned to utter joy and triumph when you …

Creativity

5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a PR Campaign

With a limited public relations budget, it's crucial to make the right moves with your audience and the media. Our industry veteran offers some not-so-obvious advice.<p>Lots of startups count on publicity to create awareness for their nascent product, service, or company. While a press release, new …

Public Relations

5 Ways to Woo Customers With Special Attention

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Whether you’re an Internet-based business or a small company with little wiggle room in the budget to offer huge customer incentives, there are still plenty of ways to personalize your service.<p>You’ve got to make yourself unique so that customers …

Customer Experience

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Creativity, Inc.

<i>Toy Story 2</i> was initially destined for a direct-to-video release. But the passionate crew assigned to the movie rebelled, insisting that their work …

Animation

Designers Must Learn to Embrace Failure

In our experience, one of the scariest snakes in the room is the fear of failure, which manifests itself in many ways like fear of being judged, fear …

Search

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of any successful company today. For many companies, however, the pursuit of innovative ideas is missing a key element (something typically not associated with business professionals): …

Creativity

How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Given the odds that entrepreneurs face and the plethora of competitive and innovative minds that exist out there today, a startup has to walk a fine line between failure and success for the first few years of its existence -- or …

Success

Five Steps To Business Creativity

Just about everybody agrees that in the modern competitive world of business creativity is essential to success. Yet so many leaders of organizations hinder original thinking by not giving their teams the room they need to be truly creative. Indeed, a new book from management consultancy the Boston …