How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is THE classic text on reading thoughtfully. Is it still worth reading, even though it was last updated in 1972?
It's easy to romanticize the end product, but often we overlook the 90% of prep work that goes into actually creating something.
As LifeDev turns 5, I explain why I constantly contradict myself.
The "remake" method is a fantastic way to take over a tired industry.
How to create every day, letting our creative work fill us up (instead of draining us).
There is an ebb and flow to creative work. The trick is being ready for when you're not feeling inspired.
There's nothing to be ashamed of stealing creativity. Most Masters of their craft have inspirations too. As the proverb goes: "there's nothing new under the sun".
Creating for the sake of creating. You know, having to create stuff because you have to, not because you want to. Ugh.
How an artist got serious about his web comic and buckled down to make the idea happen.
Post by Oleg Mokhov. Photo by alterna2 Want to unleash your creative genius? Take a lesson from a band that knows a thing or two about creating remarkable work: Radiohead. Love ’em or hate ’em, Radiohead are a major and remarkable band – especially their ’97 magnum opus OK Computer, a creative, critical, and commercial… Read more
Photo by jared I can’t even begin to count how many posts I jot down that I never finish. Some sit and rot in an ideas file for the rest of their life, and that’s as far as they get. Others get as far as a few paragraphs, even up to a nearly finished post… Read more