1. Knowing exposure to the chance of loss 2. Making a leap into the great unknown.
<br>Creative Time's Anne Pasternak tells us how the New York-based nonprofit ushers stunning public art projects into the world again and again.<br>
By Todd Anderson
"Travel more" is on almost everyone's bucket list. So why don't we act on it? Three veteran world travelers tell us how to take the plunge & still produce great work.
By Jake Cook
A mistake is a collision between your perception and reality. As such, it's a terribly valuable asset.
By John Caddell
"You can have an idea, but you have to find the materials to manifest it," says acclaimed nudes photographer Spencer Tunick.
By Paul Laster
Who will thrive in the new economy? Why doesn't brainstorming really work? How come our devices make us feel so empty inside? Your monthly 99U need-to-know...
By Jocelyn K. Glei
How do you turn a casual idea into a global library of icons? The Noun Project founders discuss their journey from childhood obsession to burgeoning business.
We talk to the founder of Facebook's "Analog Research Laboratory" about taking initiative, carving out a niche, and building the job you want.
When we truly connect with our inner voice, when we abandon all fear and shout at the top of our lungs, that's when we create the work that really resonates.
By James Victore
It's natural to worry before making a big decision, but how much "due dilligence" is too much? We examine the pros (and cons) of looking before you leap.