Here’s a “5 pack” of brilliant books for creatives that will help you do brilliant work. Each deals with a different aspect of creative and organizational life, but is relevant and immediately applicable to anyone trying to thrive in the create-on-demand world.
When everyone is responsible for something, no one is. Creative teams need to make sure that there are specific goals, metrics and accountability for creative work. Don’t fall prey to the “fly in the middle of the room” mindset.
Are you moving forward while looking backward?
In this TED talk, Steven Johnson (author of “Where Good Ideas Come From”) shares his thoughts on how liquid networks and the slow hunch lead to breakthrough insights.
Are your goals effective, or just vaporous visions of some distant, ideal self?