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how to use a paper towel

This short TEDx presentation by Joe Smith is a great example of how to use a paper towel how to use a simple message to make your audience understand, remember and follow your idea. Seriously funny!

post your secret

Creativity is, when a single idea moves a lot of individuals worldwide and inspires people to create other cool projects. Watch the insightful TED Talk of Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret.com, the largest advertisement-free blog in the world.

Caine’s Arcade

Creativity is… when you don’t question why you’re doing what you do. You just do it because you believe it’s the right thing to do. Like this 9-year-old boy, Caine Monroy who built a creative entrepreneurial project inside his dad’s store.

why book cover design matters

What’s a book designer’s job, really? Watch Chip Kidd’s funny story on designing book covers. Don’t get distracted; he has a very important message hidden in his talk!

keep showing up anyhow

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the best-selling book Eat, Pray, Love, shares her personal story in a fantastic TED talk, “a new way to think about creativity“. She has some great thoughts on creativity, the creative process and its hurdles, the genius within (and outside) us, simple human beings, why some artists become alcoholics due to…

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creative ignorance

Ken Reynolds has written a great post on Smashing Magazine explaining us why ignorance is bliss for a creative mind. Definitely worth reading!

the value of data visualization

Check out this stunning video created by Column Five Media (a California-based creative agency specialized on infographics, motion graphics and data visualization)… …because your message is only as good as your ability to share it!

how to be creative

Sometimes even the Wall Street Journal has interesting articles. Like this one on how to be creative. Which raises the question: can creativity be taught (and learnt)? Watch this short (5:25) video with neuroscience speaker Jonah Lehrer explaining the main findings of his research on creativity. Do you think that creativity can be taught?

steve jobs on stealing ideas

Steve Jobs teaches us a few remarkable things in this short (40sec!) video: 1) “it comes down to trying to expose yourself to the best things that humans have done; and then try to bring those things in to what you’re doing” 2) “good artists copy, great artists steal” (a quote from Pablo Picasso) 3)…

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a TED speaker’s worst nightmare

creativity is… doing the same thing differently.

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