3 Steps to Learn and Develop Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is in hot demand, but unfortunately in short supply. Some people are critical thinkers but most people tend to think uncritically. Eve Ash asks Peter Quarry to explain how critical thinking is learned and developed. Peter explains that recognizing and switching off emotions is the first step. This entails understanding how we feel …

How to Promote Workplace Innovation and Continuous Improvement?

A documentary case study program to inspire everyone to be creative, offer suggestions and make improvements. Identify opportunities to improve and teach employees and leaders how to develop and brainstorm new ideas by learning how to replicate the proven success of others. It is vital to refine and continually refresh your organization to keep moving …

How to Discover Authentic and Marketable Life Theme?

As creatives, we get so many confusing and conflicting pieces of advice, causing us to fall into one of two very dangerous creative traps. Creating solely for ourselves, absent of marketing concerns. Creating solely for the market, absent of personal convictions. While creating primarily for ourselves isn’t necessarily bad, when we are done, we often …

Self Improvement Ideas and Tips To Help Make This an AWESOME Year

Personal development never stops. We always have room to improve ourselves, learn from others, pick up new life skills, and achieve everything we can. To help you along that journey, we’ve put together this free bundle of cheat sheets themed around self-improvement. Having a phone interview? Need to spice up your resume? Just want to …

Tips to Create Professionally Looking Fiction and Non-Fiction Book Cover Designs

If you are a self-publishing author and are starting out on a very small budget, a homemade, DIY book cover is a practical solution. However, the worst thing you can do is consider your cover design like a blank canvas and add all elements randomly without a deeper understanding of what role they are playing. …

Book Summary: Art Thinking – How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses by Amy Whitaker

Educator and writer Amy Whitaker combine her talents in art and business to explain how they serve one another. She proposes using a mind-set she calls “art thinking” to harness the joy and creative thought of making art in tandem with the structure and organization of the business. Each chapter addresses one aspect of the …