Life as an artist can be full of wonder and joy, but it can also have its fair share of trials and hardships. Dani Shapiro has experienced both, and she’s shared many of those moments…

We all have secrets in our lives, and we all struggle with which ones to share and why. Frank Warren created PostSecret back in 2005 as a way for people to anonymously share their secrets…

How do you separate your work and the effort you put into that work from the results that come after it, especially when those results aren’t dependent on the work you did? Focusing exclusively on…

Sometimes your creativity can grow stagnant if you continuously work alone. The best way to help expand your creative horizons is by working with someone else, and nobody understands that more than Mars Dorian. He…

Ever heard the phrase “practice makes perfect?” According to Anders Ericsson, that’s only true if that practice is done deliberately and not simply absently-mindedly. He discusses the idea of deliberate practice and how to apply…

Karan Bajaj discusses his life in the Indian Himalayas and how very different the “east” is from the “west” in our world. He talks about living your Dharma, keeping community alive in a world that’s…

We all have our own story, but what common thing ties your story together? Pamela Slim discusses that, taking pride in heritage and how to carry that heritage over generations, how creativity shifts over time,…

How does attention work? Adam Gazzaley has devoted his career to figuring out the science behind how we develop attention and how to optimize it. He knows what we need to do in order to…

Body language and non-verbal communication often says more about you than the actual words you use. Mark Bowden is an expert in body language, non-verbal communication, and behavior, and he’s learned how to use non-verbal…

From a young age, Holly Shaw knew that she wanted to perform. She felt the most alive and awake when performing in front of others, and she uses that passion to help try and awaken…