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What Creativity And Crime Have In Common, From High-Wire Pioneer Philippe Petit

While you probably won’t embark on an illegal high-wire walk anytime soon, Philippe Petit’s outlaw outlook–shared in his new book Creativity: The Perfect Crime–offers some creative inspiration for the rest of us.<p>Philippe Petit lives creativity. Since the age of five, the man who walked across the …

Creativity
Startups

What Makes the Best Infographics So Convincing

A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. (<i>Good gosh – Usain Bolt is</i> that <i>much faster than all the other 100-meter gold medalists who’ve ever competed?)</i> It can illuminate patterns in massive amounts of data. <i>(Sure, we’re spending much more on health care and</i> …

20 Smashing Editorial Design Pieces for Your Inspiration

With so many websites having similar designs and structures nowadays, it’s very important for any web designer to <b>stay creative and unique in order to</b> …

The Big Pivot: A Blueprint for Radical, Profitable, Corporate Sustainability

A critical transformation in the way our world operates and conducts business lies before us in the form of sustainability. Today’s business climate …

Kraft’s New Campaign Wants You To Believe That Kraft Singles Come From Farms

Just don’t call them cheese. Inside the food science behind Kraft’s new artisanal branding.<p>It would appear that something revolutionary has happened to Kraft Singles. This year, some of the cheesy, terror alert-yellow squares have ditched artificial preservatives and added natural ones. Or at least …

John Hegarty’s 5 Most Provocative Thoughts About Creativity

John Hegarty is an advertising icon, as co-founder and creative leader of Bartle Bogle Hegarty. And with that comes many honors, like getting …

Creativity

A collection of amazing shopping bag designs

Shopping bag designs are too often overlooked in the branding or marketing strategies of companies. The bags you’ll see in this post should convince …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Do You Need to Lighten Up or Toughen Up?

Which has helped your career more?<p>A. Positive Feedback<br>B. Negative Feedback<p>If you’re like most of the people we’ve recently surveyed, you answered “B.” Praise is always good to hear, but 57% preferred to hear constructive criticism. There’s no mystery why. Practically three quarters of them thought …

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in February

Back in January, YouTube and Adweek's Ads Leaderboard was dominated by Super Bowl spots that had been released ahead of the Feb. 2 telecast—most …

Advertising
Leadership

3 Leadership Lessons From <em>Dallas Buyer's Club</em> | Inc.com

When Ron Woodroof, a good old boy from Texas, was diagnosed with AIDS in 1985, he decided to put up a fight. In <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, the biopic that will vie for Best Picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday, Woodroof does everything to counter his grave diagnosis from bribing a hospital worker to get …

Leadership

You’re Fired! How To Handle Mass Layoffs With Respect

Patch employees were recently laid off en masse in a conference call. There has to be a better way. The HR experts weighed in.<p>We all agree that conference calls can be awkward affairs that need to be managed to avoid chaos. But what if that conference call loops you in to a mass layoff?<p>That’s what …

Employment

Paris Is Prepared for Love Emergencies With Breakable Flower Boxes for Valentine’s Day

If any unexpected flames of love start flickering in Paris for Valentine's Day today, the Cupid-shot lovesick fools will be ready. That's because the …

Advertising Industry

Courageous Cancer Patient Recreates the "Birth of Venus"

Washington DC-based portrait photographer Jonathan Thorpe captures an incredible image of his friend and model Heather Byrd, in which the young woman (who also happens to be a cancer patient) is at the center of a thought-provoking recreation of Botticelli's <i>Birth of Venus</i>. Standing in as the …

Art

20 Deliciously Designed Food & Drink Menus

Menus are like the business card of a cafe, restaurant or bistro. Apart from the atmosphere, the menu provides the sort of lasting impression that</b> …

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

How did you feel about coming to work this morning?<p>I’m sure many factors influenced whether you felt like digging right in, but one of the most significant was almost surely your boss.<p>It seems obvious: Direct supervisors who set their teams up for success, observe them in action, ask for feedback, …

6 Things Really Compelling Leaders Do | Inc.com

Every day you encounter leadership: Some are trying to master it; others are simply trying to be good followers. Examples of leadership both good and bad are all around whether you actually recognize which is which. But every once in a while, an amazing leader surfaces, one capable of moving people …

Leadership

30 Fresh Websites with Modern, Clean Design

So much is possible these days in web design with CSS3, jQuery 2.0, etc, which is why so many websites include animated imagery. You can design a …

Award Winning Websites Design | Web Design

This is the last Web design article in 2013, and we are wishing you <b>Happy New Year 2014</b>. Today we’re rounded up <b>32 fresh award winning websites</b> for …

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Employee Engagement

45+ Cool & Inspiring Poster Designs

This post covers a large collection of interesting poster designs that hopefully will help you boost your creativity.If you are looking for a …

Zappos Goes Flat, Gets Rid of Managers | Inc.com

Zappos has long been a role model for corporate culture. Entrepreneurs regularly make the pilgrimage to the company's Las Vegas headquarters, to learn about Zappos's commitment to being "a little weird," its over-the-top customer service, and even its policy of offering new hires $2,000 to quit. …

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