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FAVOURITE

My favourite articles, gently plucked and neatly arranged for your enjoyment. If I were to k̶i̶ll  kiss my darlings, these would be the first up against the wall.

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Unreasonable Trust in the Creative Process Taking risks are often considered unreasonable, yet to do creative work there is a level of risk. The unpredictability of …

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Perfectionists are driven and work tirelessly to improve their results. The results of their work is often amazing and detailed, yet managing a perfectionist can be …

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While it may seem as though creative people are revered and admired, the reality is that many people fear those who think, do and …

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The things that you experience will impact your life, be it a dinner with a creative individual or a trip down to the supermarket. …

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This article is not about how to debate well,  communicate in giraffe language, or should in any way be considered good relationship advice. This article …

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To me Matisse has been an guiding light and a big inspiration. How Matisse found his path,  how he approached inspiration, and how he dedicated himself to …

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Love is a creative force, maybe more so than anything else. Get your mind out of the gutter for a second, though – we’re …

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Same-same, but different Creative professionals can be found in every corner of the world. By doing creative work in more than ten countries I …

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When it comes to getting the best return on your time investment, being able to spot a bad client is a valuable skill. In …

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The good news is that children are naturally creative. The bad news is that science documents that creativity levels have been dropping in North …

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Firing a client may seem ironic. After all, you probably face a great deal of competition in your field and have worked hard to …

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Prima donnas are not all bad; many of them us are extremely talented, take initiative and are hard workers, to name just a few of …

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Perseverance is the first lesson I take from Disney. While it’s easy to think of the company as a media juggernaut. Which has been through …

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“Interesting things happen when the creative impulse is cultivated with curiosity…” The question of why man taps into his creative genius is one that …

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Anything that requires you to turn up the heat on your mental stove for a long period of time, whether it’s writing, painting or programming, …

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Appreciate professionalism What separates the true stars from the merely very talented? Remember the signature scene from ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ and read on for a …

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Being intelligent doesn’t always mean that you are right. Unfortunately. Why do brilliant people defend dumb ideas? Pitfalls of the clever Intelligent people follows dumb leaders …

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If you aren’t a perfectionist, chances are you have met someone who adorns the label.

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A compliment is simple It costs you nothing, yet can reap fantastic benefits. If you want your compliments to mean something, use them correctly. …

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What you see is what you get, at least according to Brain and Cognition.  In the journal a theory is publicized that appreciating art and …