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. …

Steve Jobs Creativity and Creative Process

  by Lynn S. Schwebach Few people have made such a dramatic impact on the world as Steve Jobs. His innovative products altered how we communicate, conduct business,  listen to music, design, and learn. Jobs earned and deserves the title “creative genius.” Like others in this lofty category  - Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky …