Three Ways to Squash Creativity

by Lynn S. Schwebach Artists go through the same ups and downs as anyone in any job. And believe it or not, nurturing and feeding one’s own creativity parallels how managers nurture—or squash their employees’ creative ideas. In fact, artists do not own any secret processes that feed creative output. In addition, the same “downers” …

Personal Branding Builds Confidence

by Lynn S. Schwebach Visual artists, writers, musicians, actors, or anyone working in creative fields struggle every day in the workplace and community to have their voices heard, to get   their achievements recognized, and to get the exposure they deserve. It’s demoralizing and exhausting and often the price paid is an erosion of self-confidence. …

The Creative Process of Steve Jobs

  by Lynn S. Schwebach Few people have made such a dramatic impact on the world as Steve Jobs. His innovative products are universally known and coveted, changing the way we communicate, conduct business, create and listen to music, design, spend our leisure time and learn. Jobs earned and deserves the title “creative genius.” Like …