According to productivity expert Scott Belsky, no one is born with the ability to drive creative projects to completion. Execution is a skill that must be developed by building your organizational habits and harnessing the support of your colleagues.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us - trying to gain followers and likes only to be left feeling inadequate and less creative.
In one of the most popular classes at Parsons School of Design, B. Jeffrey Madoff gave students a reality check: "Most of us have had the feeling of 'I could've done that,' whether at an art gallery, watching a performance, or finding a new product or even a new business idea.
What if there was a way to neutralize the negative effects of digital distraction and increase happiness, health, and creativity in the process? In this piece, Brian Solis gives us a practical, playful, and incredibly powerful approach for doing just that
"Hey Tom, have you noticed the drop in instagram engagement lately? I've been trying to grow my account and none of my posts seem to be going anywhere" I get asked pretty much daily about my opinions on the algorithm, how to grow on instagram, what I think of X and how I can help someone with Y.
It recently dawned on me that I struggle with self-discipline. After years of robotically doing tasks imposed by others without having much choice about what to do and the order to do it, the ability to organise my own life exactly how I wanted it has at times proved to be daunting.
Do you ever go into the studio to write music, really motivated and ready to achieve a lot, but then come out with pretty much nothing to show for it? Do you find yourself getting distracted and scattered, not making any progress? Your ability to focus is one of the most important aspects of...