Justin Foster

9 Flips | 1 Magazine | 41 Likes | 24 Following | 33 Followers | @JustinFoster | Brand Strategist/speaker/author. Based in Austin. Truth in branding advocate. Pursuer of happiness. Former fat guy. Country music purist.

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 …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here are the most attractive cars ever made.<p>From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here's our list of the 100 most attractive cars of all time. The only hard requirement: At least one fully drivable example had to have …

Why The Future Of Marketing Belongs To Geeks And Freaks

In the wake of the Cannes Lions, and its sometimes confusing, category-based approach to creativity, Rei Inamoto argues that data and creativity, art and science, aren’t either/or propositions. More than ever, the brand world needs tech and creative talents to work together to usher in the next ad …

The Cowboy CEO's 8 Business Rules Learned Roping Cattle

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You could say that I fell face-first into my career.<p>When I was in junior high school, it was my job on my family’s ranch in Western Alberta, Canada, to help take care of our herd of about 300 cows. One morning it was about 40° …

Entrepreneurship

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

Stack Overflow

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life

One of the world’s leading creative artists, choreographers, and creator of the smash-hit Broadway show, <i>Movin’ Out</i>, shares her secrets for developing …