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Saying Thank You is Hard Enough Millennial gratitude ( or rather ingratitude) is the bane of our parents’ existence. We have a tendency to express gratitude with less buoyancy and more suspicion. Why are we so particular about handing out our thank you notes? Our generation is filled with interpersonalContinue Reading

As I pointed out in the first of my Cre8ive ID vlog series, creativity is shape-shifting.Β  In its many forms, creativity spreads all over essential aspects of our daily life and the basic dynamics of our world. It impacts art and cultural heritage, conventional industries like publishing and creative industriesContinue Reading

Are we all meant to be that urban, edgy creator, disrupting the streets with thought-provoking murals? Or that bohemian creator walking, with easel and canvas in hand, or a guitar strapped to her back, heading out into the wilderness? Are we all meant to be changing landscapes with our colossalContinue Reading

This #Vlog and post will be part of the Creative ID Series, a way for me to dive deeper into the concepts and definitions that have sprung from the research and finding in The Orange Economy. As a creative, I believe we don’t have to want to belong to oneContinue Reading

Sometimes creativity needs a nudge; one that pushes you from inaction into action. As I mentioned on a self-publishing vlog, to overcome the hurdle of publication I needed to make things easy for me. Struggle is a powerful source of motivation. But for some creatives, like myself, and especially whenContinue Reading

Creative minds need creative breaks. The obsession with being always on, always actively at work is counter-productive. The expectation we set on ourselves to produce one fantastic, earth-shattering project after another, on a daily, weekly and monthly basis is exhausting, and not a successful strategy. Expectations cannot be achieved, ideasContinue Reading

Yes! I believe there is such a thing as healthy competition. As creatives we are the product before anything else we create, we must brand ourselves. Outside competition can work as a point of reference. Inside competition, as a source of intrinsic motivation. Here are 7 ways in which weContinue Reading