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The Inner Dragon: Believing

We’re continuing our Unleashing Your Inner Dragon series with a discussion on the next belief in our manifesto:  We believe in believing. Believe in yourself, in others, in your inner dragon, in the power of an idea. Belief has a special power in and of itself. When you believe, you’re creating. Beliefs create possibility and […]

Games That Increase Creativity

Keeping your mind active and sharp is important for keeping your creativity alive. After all, creativity isn’t a characteristic you either “have” or “don’t have.” Rather, it’s a skill that you can learn, develop, and strengthen over time. Like other skills, what you get out of it depends on what you put into it. Unlike […]

Designing Your Workspace to Maximize Creativity

When it comes to getting creative work done, your workspace is where the magic happens. At least, in theory. In reality, it’s also the place where a whole lot of procrastination, excuse-making, time-wasting, and head-banging-on-the-desk happens.  The good news: that’s not always entirely your fault. Sometimes, the problem isn’t necessarily with you, but with your […]

The Science Behind Mental Health Breaks

National Mental Health Break Day is May 15. Even though mental health has been talked about more in recent years, it’s still important for each of us to reflect on our own mental health struggles, and the challenges faced by those around us. This day (and all of May, which is designated as Mental Health […]

Unleash Your Inner Dragon: A Manifesto for Creatives

Dear Creatives, This is the story of a dragon. A dragon that lives inside you. It’s a dragon of fierce creativity, the source of big ideas and the power to bring them to life. The things you want most in the world—to make change, to inspire meaning, to “create happy,” for yourself and for others—all […]

Courage to Conquer Fear

Courage conquering fear is a tale as old as time: the superhero fights the villain; the explorer sails across an unknown ocean; the ragtag team of misfits takes on the corporate conglomerate. These tales are part of history and of legend, of fact and fiction, of movies, novels, museums, and bedtime stories. That’s all fine […]

The 4 Lessons Creatives Can Learn From Their Moms

Moms are superheroes. I know super moms. I’m in awe of them. I mean that, 100%. They dedicate a huge portion of their lives to a cause bigger than themselves, bettering the world by teaching their children important lessons, and by raising their children to be polite, grateful, educated, good human beings. I know my […]

How Do I Get Motivated?

We all have things we want to achieve. Whether it’s losing weight, saving up for a down payment on a house, landing your dream job, or mastering a new skill, it’s human nature to want more out of life. Of course, it’s also human nature to want to eat french fries, waste time on social […]