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Idea Execution and the Creative Process with Jocelyn Glei

Jocelyn Glei is the editor in chief of 99U and has been responsible for the content development efforts of several major online properties and digital brands.  In this interview, we get into an in-depth discussion about the evolution of publishing and the creative process. Here are some highlights from our chat:

  • Lessons Learned from Film and Literature 
  • A Look at the Early Days of Digital Publishing
  • How the Mission of 99U Was Defined 
  • The Transition from a Conference
  • The Modern Definition of Publishing 
  • Tying Your Skills to the Mission at Hand
  • Learning to Figure Out What You Don't Want to Do
  • Why Passion flows from a sense of mastery
  • Why Creative Career Paths are Often Misunderstood
  • The Importance of Saying No to Things
  • How Solitude Impacts the Creative Process
  • Taking a Book from Inception to Launch
  • Developing an Editorial Process and Standard
  • Standing on the Happy Edge of Your Comfort Zone
  • A Look at the Event Production Process for 99u

Jocelyn K. Glei is the Editor-in-Chief of , the Exec Producer of the 99U Conference, and Editor of the new book Manage Your Day-to-Day. You can follow her on twitter @jkglei. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. 

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