Creativity

How To Unleash Your Creativity, From A Stanford Professor

What if you could be as creative as Silicon Valley innovators?<p>Everyone has ideas. Some of us even have great ideas. But not everyone has ideas that grow into multi-million dollar businesses. What is it about those few people that makes them capable of using their creativity in such clever …

Why Language Matters When It Comes to Addiction

Words can carry huge weight for those struggling with addiction.<p>Last month, The Takeaway spoke with an addiction recovery activist named Ryan Hampton, who'd been in recovery from heroin addiction for more than three years. Host Todd Zwillich asked him a question about <i>addicts</i> like himself. Here was …

Harvard Medical School

The World's Most Creative Women: Fara Warner, Dow Jones

In a continuing drive for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing and advertising, a new feature by The Drum highlights conversations with top …

Advertising (UK)

The Creative Curve by Allen Gannett

About The Creative Curve<p><b>Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets</b> …

Success

5 Habits of Effective Thinking That Anyone Can Adopt

Do you want to come up with more imaginative ideas? Do you stumble with complicated problems? Do you want to find new ways to confront challenges?<p>Of …

Self-improvement

35 Inspirational Quotes on Creativity

<i>35 inspirational quotes on creativity to feel your soul.</i><p>1. We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.</b> …

Motivation

Does Time Pressure Hinder or Facilitate Creativity at Work? by Harvard University - Listen to music

Harvard

Building for the Long Term: Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson, who's written a slew of well-received books on famous figures such as Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, discusses his latest on …

Wharton School

The phenomenon frailties of the Watford Advertising Course, in leader Tony Cullingham’s own words

After almost 30 years at the helm, the unassuming Tony Cullingham has sailed a small practical course in advertising into near-mythical status. …

Advertising (UK)

Boredom Is Good for You

The surprising benefits of stultification<p>Boredom has, paradoxically, become quite interesting to academics lately. The International Interdisciplinary Boredom Conference gathered humanities scholars in Warsaw for the fifth time in April. In early May, its less scholarly forerunner, London’s Boring …

Psychology

The One Key Trait that Einstein, da Vinci, and Steve Jobs Had in Common | Heleo

“Don’t be afraid of daydreaming, and then trying the impossible.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Which famous genius was a massive procrastinator</i>• <i><br>Why Steve Jobs</i> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

A Vital Part of the Creative Process

Award-winning teacher and author Louise DeSalvo never works after dinner. She spends that time relaxing and being with her family. She rarely works …

Emotions

Daniel Rossen on How to Be in a Band

<b>Grizzly Bear has been a band for over 15 years now and you just released Painted Ruins, your 5th record. Is it funny to look back and try to trace</b> …

Idealism

At the Altar of the Future: How to Successfully Wed Creativity to Data

What does it mean to be human (and a marketer) in a world where even the most creative and intuitive endeavors are being turned into automated, …

Big Data

Destroying Our Public Education Systems: Educating Our Children Should Not Be Politicized.

{source} Why do we make education a partisan issue?There’s actually a very simple answer to that question. You probably already know what it is, but …

Education

Explore Creativity to Enhance Your Well-Being

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is …

Stan Lee

Your Healthcare: What Happened?

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment</b><p>What the American healthcare system should look like has roiled our politics for years.<p>During the Obama Administration, congressional republicans voted <i>dozens</i> of times to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Though these votes amounted to little more …

Health Care

How Does Your Creative Mind Work? #SundayBlogShare @annamam09 #Creative #Writer #Blogger

One of the many things I love about social media is accidentally stumbling across an inspirational creative person. This normally occurs when you are …

The World's Most Creative Women: Charlotte Adorjan, creative director, AMV BBDO

In a continuing drive for greater diversity and inclusion in marketing and advertising, a new feature by The Drum highlights conversations with top …

Advertising (UK)

Daydreaming Might Actually Be Good for You

Let's get down to business (to defeat the Huns). Daydreaming isn't actually so bad (did they send me daughters), according to multiple studies (when …

The Brain

The 3I’s Of Change In The Midst Of Uncertainty: Innovation, Improvement, Implementation

<i>“The ability to not only endure but to invite, amplify, and exalt uncertainty, then reframe it as fuel is paramount to your ability to succeed as a</i> …

Leadership

Sexual Harassment and Realpolitik in the Senate

Sexual assault allegations have hit yet more institutions – from our very own New York Public Radio to the halls of Washington, where a wide range of bad behaviors have prompted the imminent departures of Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers, Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken and Arizona …

Trent Franks

9 Ways To Build Your Curiosity

Everything in life is a skill and curiosity is no different. While many buy into the idea that we’re allocated a fixed amount, the reality is that …

Creative Thinking in the Arts

The phrase “I think” has its roots in the Latin word “cogito.” The prefix “co” meaning together and “gito” meaning to shake up. The best thinking …

Temple Grandin

Anatomy of a Trolling

Early this week, long-time MSNBC contributor and occasional substitute host Sam Seder was fired by the network after a smear campaign launched by far-right trolls. The trolls had dug up an eight-year-old satirical tweet of Seder's which they claimed showed him joking about, and even supporting, …

Mike Cernovich

Susan Orlean on the Trail of Tonya Harding

The rivalry between the Olympic skaters Tonya Harding, the scrappy tomboy from the wrong side of the tracks, and Nancy Kerrigan, who resembled Jackie Kennedy, was not a friendly one. When Kerrigan was kneecapped in an attack by friends of Harding, the scandal riveted the nation; twenty-four years …

Tonya Harding

Let your mind wander to be perform better, think more creatively, and manage your feelings

The Renaissance painter Albrecht Dürer was regarded by his friends as a master in the art of mind-wandering. He could become ‘enwrapped’ in his own pleasant reflections, wrote the German humanist Willibald Pirckheimer, at which times Dürer ‘would seem the happiest person on Earth.’<p>Many of us are …

Big Ideas

Here’s How To Feel Like You’re On Vacation All Year

You don’t have to wait for the holidays to get the benefits of vacation.<p>With the holidays fast approaching, many of us have vacation on the brain. But despite the well-known benefits of taking breaks, many of us struggle to disconnect from work. More than half of employees end the year with unused …

Seth Godin

Entrepreneur with 700 Patents Says This Is How to Foster Your Imagination

In all this talk of “innovation,” imagination isn’t getting any love.<p>That’s according to Jay Walker, the investor-turned-serial entrepreneur who …

Tech Industry

Creative Pioneers: Sir John Hegarty on collaboration, creativity and what's killing great work

The following is an extract from a filmed interview with Sir John Hegarty created as supporting material for CR’s first online training programme, …

Design