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INSPIRATION: DALI DINNER PARTY

Click to see the video of Dali’s Dinner Party….

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WSJ: THE POWER OF THE DOODLE

Research Shows That Doodling Helps People Stay Focused, Grasp New Concepts and Retain Information

Long dismissed as a waste of time, doodling is getting new respect.   994 more words

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NY TIMES: SIMPLIFYING THE BULL, PICASSO & APPLE

Apple may well be the only tech company on the planet that would dare compare itself to Picasso.

In a class at the company’s internal training program, the so-called Apple University, the instructor likened the 11 lithographs that make up Picasso’s “The Bull” to the way Apple builds its smartphones and other devices. 1,133 more words

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HBR: FROM PURPOSE TO IMPACT

The following article is from Harvard Business Review.  It explains how you can be a better leader, employee, father, mother, or friend by examining and identifying your purpose and then using that purpose as the root for your decisions, goals etc.   3,833 more words

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SOUL INDULGENCE: 8 SIMPLE QUESTIONS TO FIND YOUR PASSION

Found this post as I was dozing off to sleep the other night.  It is amazing how many people ask me questions about what they should or shouldn’t be doing.   1,649 more words

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ACTS OF CREATION: WE ON A WORLD TOUR WITH A PAN IN OUR HAND..

The article below appeared in The Guardian from London.  It started as pop up’s and now it’s roaming restaurants.  It speaks to the concepts such as “the incredible shrinking” world aka globalization, immediacy, and as Ferran Adria said on Charlie Rose, the need to create “chaos” to continue groundbreaking creativity.   1,394 more words

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WORDS OF WISDOM: WHY THE BEST CREATIVES & ENTREPRENEURS ARE HUMBLE

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis

In an age where social media runs rampant with humblebrags and constant barking, humility grows scarcer every day. 1,197 more words

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