Writing

On Transparency

Last week, I ran across an article that talked about transparency in the workplace, and how that’s the essential key to a successful business where employees are happy and have fun. Google is the example so many companies look at as a paradigm of a fun culture. And those same companies think that putting in […]

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Creativity, Writing

What They Are Meant For

Now I know why I’ve been avoiding reading novels for the past few years: because they inspire my creativity in ways I can’t control. Lately, I’ve felt much more comfortable reading nonfiction, which inspires my analytical tendencies and critical thinking. Those are two things that even 19-year-old undergraduates can deal with. But creativity is another […]

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Creativity, Writing

What Your Words Really Say

When people who don’t know anything about graphic design talk about graphic design, they always use the word “pop.” As in, “Ooh, that font really makes it pop.” Or, “Let’s change that background color to really make it pop.” Any such statements do nothing but scream I don’t know anything about design! When people who […]

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Inspiration

Optimum Trajectory

I just finished reading a book by hip hop mogul Russell Simmons. One thing in the book that really stood out to me was when he writes about those initial moments when you start to pursue your dream. He says: Whether you take that baby step yourself, or just allow yourself to be swept up, […]

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