1. Periods of time where the process of idea execution has come to a standstill.
Act on your principles, not your moods. How the ancient philosophy of Stoicism can help us smash creative blocks and do our best work.
By Paul Jun
In this 99U Talk, best-selling author Cal Newport asks how do people end up enjoying what they do for a living?
By The 99U Team
J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and why we all need a creative support group.
By David Burkus
Why waste time tearing someone else’s work down when you could respond a bit more... creatively?
By Paul Jarvis
In this compelling 99U talk, Stanford professor Tina Seelig shows us how the top organizations in the world foster a creative environment.
What happens when persistence gets curdled by perfectionism? A look at how The Boss, Franz Kafka, Woody Allen, and Darwin faced their artistic demons and published.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
Counter-intuitively, sometimes doing nothing is your best recourse.
By James Altucher
Research says empathizing with our customers helps us overcome creative blocks and feel more energized than ever.
By Christian Jarrett
One of the most underrated parts of the creative process is remaining vulnerable says New York Times bestselling author Brenè Brown in this moving 99U talk.