1. Knowing exposure to the chance of loss 2. Making a leap into the great unknown.
Getting rejected, embracing conflict, and facing the looming doubt that your work isn’t “good enough” can all lead to more creative thinking.
By Tanner Christensen
In order to build the best businesses, we need to leverage our most-human attributes: honesty, curiosity, and community.
The "cult of optimism" has taught us to set strict goals and adhere to them. But instead we should embrace uncertainty and remain flexible.
By The 99U Team
Next time you’re feeling apprehensive about your work, because others in your field seem more talented or confident, remember this: they only seem that way because you can’t see what they’re thinking.
By Oliver Burkeman
Tina Roth Eisenberg, also known as Swissmiss, shares how she turned several side projects into full time labors of love.
Jeff Sheng spent a decade photographing closeted members of the military — and then "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed.
No one is going to tell you “it’s time to act, so get up and get moving.”
By Sean Smith
The founder of StumbleUpon, Uber, and Expa on the importance of balancing creativity and rationality when building successful companies.
By Sean Blanda
If you always find yourself in situations when you are 100 percent secure, you probably aren’t trying hard enough.<br>