Tag Archives: creativity

How to Bring Movie Magic to Your Self-Promotion Strategy

How to Bring Movie Magic to Your Self-Promotion Strategy

Video is all the rage right now, and rightfully so: More and more designers are using it as an effective self-promotional tool to advance their careers, whether they’re freelancing, looking for a job or running their own design firms. It’s one of the many mediums that falls under the “content marketing” trend, and...

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Creativity Can Be Learned

Many people still believe that only certain people are creative and that creativity is a special or elite skill that only some possess. But this misconception is now changing. In recent years more evidence that creativity and creative thinking skills can be taught, learned and practiced has appeared.

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PAPERbecause: A Truckload of Reasons for Paper!

It’s no secret that paper is falling out of favor with consumers. The green movement is going strong and people are preferring to go paperless in all of the media that they consume be it email, books, newspapers, and other information—gone are the days of printing anything out. However, paper doesn’t have to be...

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Curiosity is Jet Fuel for Your Creativity

For my books and talks, I’ve interviewed hundreds of highly creative people in design and dozens of other fields – and one trait they all share is tenacious curiosity. Here are five ways curiosity can help expand your creativity.

Creativity and the Power of Play

Creativity and the Power of Play

3 Studios Demonstrate How Setting Aside Time to Play Can Benefit Morale, Productivity and the Bottom Line. While messing around on Facebook isn’t likely to be celebrated in the workplace, some forms of play are encouraged during the 9-to-5. In fact, large-scale companies like IBM have leveraged office hours for research and development, including...

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8 Ways to Brainstorm Better

Idea-generation is the lynchpin of our work. So why are many of us terrible at it? Experts offer tips for improving your creative sessions. The team gathers in the conference room, white board at the ready, pumped to come up with some cool new ideas. Ten minutes into the session, the group’s strongest personality...