The majority of us know that fear is not helpful in general, but here’s why it’s particularly is bad for a creative from a neuroscience perspective: fear actually suppresses generative impulses in your brain. Deep inside, I believe we’d all like to express some level of design superpower. We’d like to be known to be […]
After a year of writing and two months in production, my book Banish Your Inner Critic is almost here – the publish date is 6 June 2017! Why did I write this book? I wrote Banish Your Inner Critic to be both a manual and toolkit to help people not only reclaim creativity and productivity, but bump it […]
Back when I was writing my first book The CSS Detective Guide in 2009, I battled self doubt almost every day. But when I was done writing and designing the book’s website, I reached one of the deepest, most blissful states of creative flow that I have ever been in. Afterwards, I understood why. During […]
I’ve been busting at the seams: I have great news about my upcoming book Banish Your Inner Critic! On 15 April, I signed a deal with Mango Publishing Group, which is redefining the book business as we know it. I now have a publisher for my book! Woot! During the initial planning for this book, […]
The landscape of business has changed dramatically over the past several years. For decades, the focus has been on cost control and technology, whereas the current business climate has prompted a paradigm shift. Success for companies in the 21st century is now dependent upon creativity and innovation, both hailed as the most important contributors to the growth of the economy.