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Burdening yourself with trying to "change the world" can cause paralysis and disappointment. There's a better way. read more → Getting married = output. Staying married = outcome. read more → Step one? read more → If you think your anxiety or grumpiness is distracting you from your creative process, think again. read more → Stress is a sign that something you care about is at stake—and that's a good thing. read more → One man's quest to answer the question: What happens when you remove money from the creative equation? read more → The aphorism tells us that "life is what happens when you're busy making plans." read more → The best selling author reminds us that it's free to be wrong, so why don't we take more risks? read more → In this 99U talk, Thomas reveals his approach to his often-provocative work that recasts the iconography of advertising and our everyday to force us to rethink identity in popular culture.

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4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity The holidays are over, the weather is lousy, and we’re sober again. We made all kinds of New Year’s promises, but the big one that will change our careers, if not our lives, is the promise to ourselves to become more creative. In my new book, Creative Intelligence, I show that creativity is learned behavior that gets better with training--like sports. Free Vector Flags of The World Here is a vector set of flags of the world, includes a AI file, salable Illustrator format. This means they’re fully scalable, available to use for print or any other digital medium.Name: Free Vector Flags of The WorldHomepage: Vector GraphicsLicense: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0File Type: AI This image is a scalable vector graphic and can be scaled to any size without loss of resolution. This image will download as a .eps or ai file.

Videos Chris Ward: How You Can Get People To Give Millions Of Pounds A man who is familiar with being outside of the box, Chris Ward shares his journey from school to Red Nose Day to his current project, Blue Dot, and how you get people to buy in to change. Interview: The Like Minds Challenge Like Minds co-founder, Drew Ellis reveals all about the Like Minds Challenge for Like Minds Ideas Festival in May. Ian Fordham: Rewriting Our Education 22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing Out On You’ve got the personal development itch once again. You know the feeling. Maybe you want to be more productive, finally tackle that goal of yours, or start waking up earlier. So you go to Google or your favorite personal development blogs. Maybe if you still haven’t found what you’re looking for you try searching for a Youtube video or ask your Facebook friends if they know of any good sites. And that’s it.

The Best Documentaries of All Time Introduction The new Sight & Sound Documentary Poll is the result of a ‘why didn’t we think of that before’ moment. In the light of the amazing recent success and cultural impact of several nonfiction films, a group of curators, myself included, were chewing over what the BFI might do specifically for documentary films and television. It soon became obvious that we were not sure exactly what it was that we were trying to discuss. I’m usually loath to do anything that takes lustre away from Sight & Sound’s ten-year poll of the Greatest Films of All Time but a new poll seemed to me the most obvious solution to getting a full view of the documentary canon. What’s remarkable about the Top 50 documentaries list is that it feels so fresh.

'How Creativity Works': It's All In Your Imagination What makes people creative? What gives some of us the ability to create work that captivates the eyes, minds and hearts of others? Jonah Lehrer, a writer specializing in neuroscience, addresses that question in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works. Spec-Net Building Index News Lounge Weekly E-News Lounge - 13th February 2013 Eco | Building & Construction | Interior | Industry | Home Eco News Building & Construction News Interior Design News The Latest Recent books The Reflexive Imperative in Late Modernity Margaret S. Archer This book completes Margaret Archer's trilogy investigating the role of reflexivity in mediating between structure and agency. What do young people want from life?