Creativity

My Word with Douglas E. Welch » Noted: 15 Photography Ideas to Boost Your Creativity

<i>Some more great ideas on how to expand both your creativity and sense of fun in your photography — Douglas</i><p><i>An interesting link found among my daily</i> …

Too Much Structure May Hinder Creativity

While structure is important to organizing our activities and helping us understand the world, it can be a killer of creativity, according to new …

Psychology

Paper Crafts: Create Something From Craft Paper Dispenser With Your Creativity, paper plate crafts, cute paper crafts

<i>April 19th, 2016.</i> <b>Paper Crafts, Create Something From Craft Paper Dispenser with Your Creativity.</b><p>If you are smart and creative enough to create …

Crafting

How to Challenge The Creative Status Quo: Three Stories From London for Air Max Day

From the punk movement in the ’70s to the ravers in the ’90s, right up to the current-day grime era, it’s as if there’s always been an underdog …

Lifestyle

11 Thoughts Successful Leaders Banish From Their Minds

Your thoughts and beliefs are simply stories you tell yourself that can either lift you up or keep you stuck.<p>Limiting beliefs manifest from specific life experiences, the media, your friends, your family and the conversations that you have which become your programming for how you see the …

Self-improvement

Here's How To Live A More Creative Life

I am one of those people who is constantly brainstorming. I come up with new ideas in the shower, on the subway, in my sleep... you name it. But every so often, I hit a road block, and it feels as if I've run out of ideas. And as a full-time video producer, for me, there's nothing worse than …

'I’m not a designer, but...' and other things that will ruin a great idea

My hiring goal, as a general rule, is to make myself the dumbest person in the room. There are tons of people who have recognized this and have …

Rhett Link's Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery

• Overview<br>• Product Details<br>• Related Subjects<br>• Meet the author<p>Overview<p><b>From YouTube superstars and creators of Good Mythical Morning comes the ultimate guide</b> …

Barnes & Noble

A Brief Thought on Writer's Block and Why It's a Good Thing

Writer’s block is a good thing.<p><b>You know who gets writer’s block?</b> <b>WRITERS.</b><p>I know a lot of guys in a lot of industries who churn out content like crazy …

Writer's Block

The Self-Described Daily Routines of History’s Most Prolific Minds

There is no single path to insane greatness. Picasso and Gogh are both artistic geniuses, but they pursued very different routines to stay prolific. …

Vincent Van Gogh

10 Tips How to Unlock Your Inner-Genius

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you a letter on how you can unlock your inner-genius.<p>1. We are all born with an inner-genius<p>First of all, in the …

Eric Kim

Have Fun Making Unique Portraits with These Creative Tips & Tricks

One way to have fun with photography and get the creative juices flowing is to step out of your comfort zone and do things a bit differently. The …

Photography

Innovation isn’t just a spark of inspiration

Teaching the skill of innovation means tapping into real-world problems with an evidence-based toolkit, rather than just relying on light bulb moments.<p>Innovative ideas and new products are not the result of random inspiration and innate creativity. In fact, innovation is a teachable skill. So …

Innovation

Meet La Mar Taylor, The Weeknd's High School Friend Turned Creative Director

Slumped in the back corner on the main floor of East Room, a members-only communal office space in Toronto’s Riverdale neighborhood, La Mar Taylor is …

Music

14 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

Product development, web design, free-style rapping, writing, cooking, art, music, to the way you make your bed in the morning, what are we talking …

THE END

by<p>Greg Ruth<p>Endings scare the shit out of most or all of us to some degree. Whatever the cause of it... a desire to not see what we're doing come to …

Fantasy Art

For a Longer Run, You Need to Showcase Both Productivity and Creativity

<b>As they say, an idea can either be a dust or a magic, depending on the talent that is rubbed against it – Bill Bernbach, co-founder of Doyle Bernbach.</b><p>…

Productivity

Instagram Star Tim Landis on the Secrets of His Success

Before he was a jet-setting photographer, Tim Landis was a curious medical supply delivery man with a passion for beautiful places. He hopped on …

Instagram

Innovation Through Execution

The Edison/Jobs Playbook for Market Domination<p><b>“ … About half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

Innovation

3 Good Reasons You Should Create Your Own Banners

If you look at the banners on some sites today the banners immediately 'look to old' and it weakens the site they are on because they make the whole …

Digital Advertising

Listen to D.R.A.M. Read a Story from This Musician-Penned Kids Book for Adults

We talk to Waxploitation founder Jeff Antebi about bringing together musicians, visual artists, and actors for the strange and beautiful multimedia project 'Stories for Ways and Means.'<p><i>Stories for Ways and Means</i> is a project that feels like both an anachronism and a multimedia creation that could …

Storytelling

What Chef’s Table Can Teach You About Design

When I stumbled upon Chef’s Table on Netflix, I figured it was just another cooking show. You know, those shows which are impossible to watch without …

Restaurants

Denver Art Museum Looking for Its Next Creative-in-Residence

The Denver Art Museum is on the hunt for a local artist to be its summer creative-in-residence. This paid position will have one goal: producing …

Denver

7 Ways to Help Your Employees Become Better Problem-Solvers

Your employees are the ones who will carry your business to success. So, follow these steps to enable them to tackle problems on their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're the visionary and leader of your company, but your employees are the ones who will carry your business to success. They're carrying …

Leadership

There be dragons: dataviz in the industry

I started being serious about data visualization around 2005, when the field was still pretty niche and people like Martin Wattenberg, Ben Fry, …

Data Visualization

5 ways to design a room that inspires creativity

<i>By Katherine Roth, The Associated Press</i>Spaces where creativity happens are utterly unlike other rooms, artists and designers say.Whether at home or …

Denver

Why Are We So Bad at Love? Alain de Botton Has Some Answers

“If you arrive on a date and say, ‘I’m perfect, and I hope you’re perfect, too,’ you’ll be in for trouble.”<p><b>Scott Barry Kaufman</b> is a cognitive …

Relationships

Michael Stipe on Having Multiple Creative Lives

<b>Have you always had an art making practice that was outside of doing music?</b><p>I took pictures before I made music. I was 15 when I became aware of CBGBs …

Michael Stipe

This Street Artist Quit His Day Job To Share Words Of Inspiration With Fellow Dreamers

<i>Photo: @Benzofosho</i><p>The anonymous street artist, Wrdsmith — a transplant from the Midwest following his dream in L.A. — jokingly calls himself a cliché. A few years ago, he was working in advertising in Chicago when he realized he just wasn’t happy. His job was creative but it wasn’t <i>enough</i>.<p>He wanted …

Los Angeles

To Be More Creative And Productive, You Should Work Just 4 Hours A Day

<b>Much too often</b>, we equate the number of hours we put in at work with productivity—not only is this an inaccurate way of measuring productivity, it …

Productivity