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What Are You Waiting For? Reasons to Work in IT

by / ⠀Career Advice Remote Work / June 15, 2022
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You can’t dispute that many expansions and advancements are taking place right now. They contribute to revolutionizing the economy and society, with the rise of cost-effective gadgets, nanotech, artificial intelligence, and datafication. Just to mention a few. This is where working in IT can pay off. Employment in technology is one of the ever-growing, rapidly changing, and perhaps most demanding industries. It necessitates accuracy and meticulous commitment to…

CEO Creativity: 6 Ways to Jolt Yourself to New Levels

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 31, 2022
The secret to uncovering your creativity as a CEO is not how much time you spend but rather the activities you choose to unleash your ideas.

Creativity is not something you’re born with but a skill that can be gained through practice. However, as a CEO, you can jolt your creativity muscle to improve your inherent potential to develop creative thoughts with the correct practice and determination. As the author Austin Kleon discusses, creativity isn’t about innate skill or genius. Austin says that everyone can be creative. It all comes down to curiosity, focus,…

6 Quotes to Inspire Creative Leadership

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 22, 2014

You probably don’t think of making a sandwich as a creative act. And yet when I asked my 10-year-old son for an example of a business he considered creative, he said Subway. When you think about it, every aspect of Subway’s business model is highly creative — from the order flow to the pricing to the way the bread is prepared. Subway has positioned itself as the go-to…

4 Ways To Design Your Company For Maximum Creativity

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 5, 2014

Some companies just seem to have a magical ability to innovate. Over the past 25 years, Pixar Animation Studios has turned out hit after hit, with almost no duds (Cars 2 being the possible exception). IBM has gone from mainframe king to personal computer has-been and back to research and development behemoth.  Google has gone from a search engine and seller of advertising to a major force in…

10 Practical Ways To Be Widely Creative

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 10, 2014

  There’s nothing more frustrating and career-damaging for a creative professional than facing creative block. This kills not only the productivity of a person but also destroys creativity and enthusiasm in doing things at work. Creative block is just a state of mind. If your mind is full of positive energies, it ignites creativity. Don’t bother yourself focusing on the negative side instead look at the problems as…

3 Stupidly Simple Low Calorie Desserts to Boost Your Creativity

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 9, 2013

As an early-stage startup founder, I often spend my nights working till the crack of dawn.  I find that frequent binges of junk food help me to reach the highest levels of creative nirvana.  On one hand, I get some great work done on this diet of all the wrong things. On the other, two red bulls and several pre-packaged snacks later, I’ve downed 500+ regrettable calories without…

10 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 31, 2013

Question: What process do you use to spur creativity — in yourself and your team — especially when you’re feeling blocked? 1. Mindmapping Works Like a Champ “Start with a topic or question, and mindmap your way around it. Don’t censor yourself as you come up with all the surrounding topics and bubbles that go with your initial topics. This type of “hyperlinked” thinking is what allows us…

How to Increase Creativity at Work

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 10, 2013

  When it comes to stimulating your creativity, the workplace can be a little lackluster. Depending on what you do, work can leave you feeling pretty mundane by the end of the day, but there are many ways to combat this feeling. Companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook have used their resources to provide employees with office spaces, and countless other outlets, meant to create inspiration in the…

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