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15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

<i>“Art is not a thing — it is a way,”</i> Elbert Hubbard wrote in 1908. But the question of <i>what</i> that way is, where exactly it leads, and how to best follow it is something artists have been grappling with since the dawn of recorded time and psychologists have spent decades trying to decode, outlining the …

How Meditating Can Help You in Your Professional Life

Even in a thriving economy, the pressure of the dog-eat-dog world of business takes its toll on fledgling and seasoned workers alike. As of 2012, a …

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2013’s Best Books on Writing and Creativity

After the year’s best books in photography, psychology and philosophy, art and design, history and biography, science and technology, “children’s” (though we all know what that means), and pets and animals, the season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists concludes with the year’s best …

21 Special Gifts For The Special Guy In Your Life

Because guys like nice things too.

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Why travel is crucial to my personal and career growth

I owe my path, my career development to travel. Photo © ericitaphoto.comLast year, I was introduced to the field of travel nursing, an admirable …

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We'll Work for Peanuts. But We Won't Work Without Meaning. | SparkToro

For the first 6 years of my career, I made less than $20,000/year. For 18 months, I made more, but then I made less for another year after that, so …

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How BioShock Infinite’s social commentary advances video game storytelling

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><b>Spoiler warning:</b> <i>Even though the main plot of BioShock Infinite is not the central focus of this article, minor spoilers are to be expected.</i><p>Storytelling in …

12 Movies that Are Incredibly Beautiful and Utterly Vapid

Movies are getting prettier all the time. Thanks to computer animation, IMAX cameras, 3-D and a million other innovations, we can now create films …

Zeitung ja, nur anders – | G! gutjahrs blogWie muss das Konzept „Zeitung“ weiterentwickelt werden, damit gedruckter Journalismus auch in Zukunft seinen Platz findet? Zeitungsleser, -Verweigerer -Macher haben sich im Kommentarteil des G! Blogs Gedanken gemacht.

<b>Wie muss das Konzept „Zeitung“ weiterentwickelt werden, damit gedruckter Journalismus auch in Zukunft seinen Platz findet? Zeitungsleser,</b> …