1. Knowing exposure to the chance of loss 2. Making a leap into the great unknown.
<br>We don't question random forces in our personal lives or the world around us. But what about in our careers or in business? Why don't we account for unpredictability in these areas?<br>
By Frans Johansson
We talk to the creator of off-Broadway hit "Sleep No More" about how to pique an audience's curiosity by inviting them into adventure.
By Jenn Tardif
Can you teach creativity? We talk to Tina Seelig of the Stanford d.school about creating the mindset and environment for incredible innovation.
By Jake Cook
<br>"When we think of our work as a gift, it radically changes what we create," says rogue designer James Victore.<br>
By The 99U Team
Can the fast and loose creativity of improv comedy translate to our own lives? An exploration of the practice of saying, "Yes, and..."
By Scott McDowell
What makes great ideas happen? Or not happen? We surveyed the creative community to track trends in productivity, priorities, and challenges.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
Have you ever dreamed about quitting your day job and opening your own little shop? Magic Pony founder Steve Cober talks about taking the plunge.
Avoiding mistakes is impossible. But what if we accept that risk is inevitable and focus on making "smart mistakes" instead?
By John Caddell
Wendy MacNaughton captures the nuances of this year's 99U Conference - from hairstyles to hand gestures - in an awesome illustration series.<br>
By Wendy MacNaughton