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Personality matters. Being faceless doesn’t work anymore. The theory of PNI is that personality is the answer. Personality is the key element behind your brand and what it stands for, and the story that your products tell to your customers.
Mind mapping is a thinking tool that goes with the flow of the thought process rather than forcing those thoughts into a linear order.
Mind Mapping: How to Create Mind Maps Step-By-Step (Mind Map Templates, Speed Mind Maps, and Advanced Mind Mapping)
If you want to write when your schedule is crunched, it’s going to require a little bit of prep. It’s worth the effort.
How to Find Time to Write: Overcome Writer’s Block, Start Writing and Write Faster!
The short story has a long and rich tradition, spanning everything from the gothic to the contemporary. Writing a short story will improve your writing skills, as you can apply many of the techniques you learn through writing short fiction to writing longer forms.
I’ve been a journalist for a long time. I worked at newspapers, magazines and TV news stations. Now I write mystery novels about a fictional journalist, New York City newspaper reporter Gil Malloy.
Some writers start with an interesting character and then create a story around them. But sometimes, your strongest initial element is your premise and plot and it’s the characters that are not coming so easily.
Reading scripts. Absolutely critical to learn the craft of screenwriting. The focus of this weekly series is a deep structural and thematic analysis of each script we read.
So you’ve written your book, you’ve chosen your title and cover design, and you’re breathing a sigh of relief. Now you have to decide what goes on the back cover. New authors sometimes rush this decision, writing the first thing that comes to mind. After all, it’s the back of the book. How important can it be?
Did you know you can sell a single piece of work over and over in perpetuity? Without a book deal or contract?
It’s easy to slip into a pattern of routine, even when it comes to creative endeavors.
The Creativity Challenge: Design, Experiment, Test, Innovate, Build, Create, Inspire, and Unleash Your Genius
Can’t get to Paris, San Sebastián or Tokyo for dinner? With more and more chefs making cameo appearances in each other’s kitchens, you could just wait for one of the world’s top toques to pop up in a restaurant near you.
How do we respond when we encounter people who are more successful than we are? Often, we imagine two paths: admiration and envy.
Turns out, Dave also had vision. He envisioned a world that would need baskets — lots of baskets. And he wanted to fill that need.
Obscured in the valuation dust of the current unicorn stampede is a key question: What actually makes a great company great?