1. Periods of time where the process of idea execution has come to a standstill.
Artist and technologist Joshua Davis on his multi-year dry spell and how he smashed through with a mix of help from friends and a return to tackling projects outside of his comfort zone.
By The 99U Team
An inflated ego can surface in the most subtle ways. Know the difference between confidence and arrogance so you can do your best creative work.
By Todd Henry
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when tackling a big project. The next time you find yourself procrastinating, start small. Your creativity and imagination will handle the rest.
By Mark McGuinness
Getting immersed in your work is all about finding the balance between “way too easy” and “breaking a sweat.”
By Sam Spurlin
Channeled properly, negative emotions can actually boost your creative output.
By David Burkus
Whether we like it our not, uncertainty is part of our working lives. Embrace it — don't run from it — and gain the confidence needed to deal with what lies ahead.
By Scott Belsky
The perfect office: high ceilings, lots of colors, and round furniture. And plants. Don't forget the plants.
By Christian Jarrett
We don’t know our boundaries if we never test them.
By John Caddell
Fight the brain's natural impulse to take the easy route and watch your creativity flourish.
By Art Markman