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21 Creative Halloween Treats You Can Make Yourself

With Halloween coming up at the end of this month, it's the perfect time to start preparing for the holiday. If you're a parent who's bringing in a snack for your kid or if you're putting on your own party, here are some creative and clever Halloween treats to help. After scouring the web, we found …

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12 Ways To Instantly Be More Creative

All jobs require creativity in some form or another. Because of this, we've all probably been stumped at work before. The worst part? It's not always easy to get out of a rut.<p>To help with that, here are 12 strategies to try to get that creativity flowing again. Personal favorites include trying a …

The Pixar Way: 37 Quotes on Developing and Maintaining a Creative Company (from Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull)

In his book, Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull shares his experience as a manager of Pixar, one of the world’s most famous creative animation studios. More than that, Ed offers a number of starting points to help those that wish to work in an environment that fosters creativity and problem solving, to …

Help Your Child Learn Through Creativity

Kids naturally love to scribble, dance, and sing. We'll show you how to nurture that creativity to help your child learn more at every age.<p>During his first year of preschool, my 3-year-old spent every morning drawing. While the other kids were doing seemingly academic activities like tracing …

30 Ideas To Promote Creativity In Learning

<b>Embrace creativity as part of learning.</b> Create a classroom that recognizes creativity. You may want to design awards or bulletin boards to showcase …

3 Essential Traits to Enhance Your Creative Side

Best selling author and TED fellow, Sir Ken Robinson knows a few things about creativity. He's spent the better part of his life in research, writing and application teaching people all over the world how to find their "element. That is, that place where we belong. Like a fish to water or a bird in …

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Amazing Quotes to Inspire You Out of a Creative Rut

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is entirely easy for entrepreneurs to get caught up in the rigorous daily grind of running a business and have her or his creative effectiveness greatly hindered. Add to this insecurity and fear of failure and you will land yourself in …

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10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we all follow our own path. For some, the rise to financial success is a long, slow, painful process. For others, things just seem to magically fall into place. I believe that the latter isn’t a result of magic, however, …

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Eleven Creative Things Jobs Seekers Have Done To Get Noticed

The competition to stand out on the job hunt is tougher than ever, particularly in the current climate of unadvertised job openings, personal brand building, and “don’t call us, we’ll call you” hiring managers.<p>So it’s no wonder that particularly creative job seekers will try anything to establish …

3 Signs You Are Too Creative for a 9-to-5

A "workday" is just not your thing.<p>"Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers." <i>The Atlantic</i> ran a post on Friday (via our friends at <i>Quartz</i> ) that posited this. The post became very popular—viral, if you will—at midday on a workday. It remains so. The concept clearly resonated with many …

10 Young New York Creatives Shaping the Future of Fashion

From stylists, photographers and editors to casting directors, hair stylists and nail artists, BoF spoke to 10 of New York’s fastest-emerging fashion …

How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes: Lessons in Mindfulness and Creativity from the Great Detective

<i>“The habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts,”</i> wrote James Webb Young in his famous 1939 5-step technique for creative problem-solving, <i>“becomes of the highest importance in the production of ideas.”</i> But just how does one acquire those vital cognitive customs? That’s …

Garage magazine: best in show - in pictures

It’s difficult to know what takes precedence in <i>Garage</i> magazine – art or fashion? In the very first issue of the glossy biannual publication created by Dasha Zhukova, the Russian socialite and girlfriend of Roman Abramovich, Nick Knight shot Lily Donaldson in a doll’s house created by Dinos Chapman. …

Miley Cyrus Makes Erotic Sculptures

People<p>"This seems so fucking lame to say, but I feel like my art became a metaphor."<p>,<p>One of Miley Cyrus’s sculptures. Photo: <i>V Magazine</i>.<p>Brace …

Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren't a bad thing

After 30 years in a corporate learning setting, I wanted to try something different. So, I decided to experiment in the world of massive open online courses (MOOCs), knowing I could share my passion of big data and learning with an even larger audience (after all, the “M” in MOOC stands for …

Online Learning Industry Poised for $107 Billion In 2015

<b>UPDATE: E Learning Climbing To $325 Billion By 2025 UF Canvas Absorb Schoology Moodle is my latest post on the e-learning industry and its meteoric growth.</b><p>Online learning, also known as e-learning, is booming. Market research firm Global Industry Analysts projects it will reach $107 Billion in …

Feeding the Beast: How to Be a More Creative Entrepreneur

<i>"This is the perfect moment in history to live with imperfection, to embrace variety and leave conformity on the assembly lines."</i><p>-- Anna Quindlen, Being Perfect<p><i>"Ideas come from people. Therefore, people are more important than ideas."</i><p>-- Ed Catmull, Creativity Inc.<p>There is a persistent myth in some …

10 Brands That Got Creative With the Ice Bucket Challenge Without Calling on the CEO

You've seen the videos in your social feeds every day for a month. The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for the ALS Association and is quite …

What Is Creativity Anyway?

<i>An exploration Into The Creative Mind & Ways To Boost Your Own Creativity</i><p>I've been thinking a lot recently about what makes someone a creative …