Being a successful creative leader is all about authenticity, says Tanya Livesey, Leadership Coach and Global Head of Creative Talent at The Talent Business. Trying to be someone you’re not is asking for trouble. Success can be a double-edged sword for those in the creative industries. Great work brings accolades, status and promotions – it also brings visibility. Yet being in the limelight is not always a comfortable place for creatives because the introspective nature

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Women design leaders at Uber, Facebook, Adobe, Pinterest, and more share stories of workplace sexism–and offer strategies for moving forward.   The tech and design worlds need more balanced leadership. Seventy percent of graphic design students are women, yet only 11% of creative directors are women. In the tech industry, which is notorious for gender imbalance, design leaders are looking for ways to support the career growth of female designers and build inclusive teams. At

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I’ve been a fan of Clare and David for many many years. I was super excited when I heard that they were reviving an old mill (and a forgotten town) in Cardigan Bay (UK). This team is doing everything right. They have a great work philosophy for the company and the community. Aside from making amazingly well-crafted jeans, they also started a lecture/talk series – called “The Do Lectures.” Their goal is bring the DO-ers

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*This is in my top 10 article list. Written by Ivo Dias de Sousa: “Catching the Big Fish” is a brief and charming book about creativity from the point of view of David Lynch. It is full of “gems” about his creative process. Many of the “gems” can be appropriated by people who need to be creative even in a business environment. The reader probably knows some of David Lynch’s films (like “Wild at Heart”

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I’m designing and publishing at the same time – pretty crazy, right?  I wanted to try a few things out on the font door and do a quick character count for post length. This is just a test post! Thanks for visiting during my site update – things will settle into place over the next few months. *I’m a one-woman shop for this project so I really appreciate your patience. And feedback is always welcome.

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