Do you have a set of practices that keep you steady and on-course? For years I've had a small group of daily activities that have helped me pursue my long-term goals, and today I'll share them with you and tell you how you can incorporate the same ideas into your own life and work.
We're all familiar with the myth of the lone genius, which states that most creative work is performed in isolation by brilliant individuals. However, today's guest Joshua Wolf Shenk shares research from his new book about how the pair is actually the primary creative unit.
It's important to adapt your rhythms to the season you are in rather than expecting circumstances to conform to your systems. To perform at your best, you must structure your weekly activity by design, not default.
Over the past week I've been listening to Creativity, Inc. by Pixar founder and President Ed Catmull on my morning walks. As much as has been written about the company over the past several years, there is something refreshing about getting insights into Pixar's culture and mindset directly from one ...
We are obsessed with dominant leaders. With the #1. But what about those who are better equipped to be the #2, or the counselor, the truth-teller? Global Vice-Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi Richard Hytner is here to tell us how to become a better "consiglieri".
It's easy to suffocate the white space out of our lives by introducing too many once-useful, but now useless systems. In order to do your best work, you must eliminate these negative rituals and introduce new ones to re-claim margin and focus your energy.