Posted by: Liz Massey | June 5, 2010

Surf’s Up, Condensed: Top Creativity Links for June 5, 2010

Photo courtesy of SXC.

Change This – The Power of Passionate Creatives
A manifesto by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison that proclaims that “passionate creatives,” i.e., those who pursue their work and their passions, will transform organizations, if allowed to do their thing.

David Kelley Nails It Again: “The teaches creative confidence.”
Bob Sutton, writing on his Work Matters blog, recaps the recent opening of Stanford’s new design institute and discusses the importance of “creative confidence,” a term used by IDEO founder David Kelley that Sutton feels is key to solving what he calls “messy and unstructured” design problems.

People who like design will love this collection of sites
Guy Kawasaki, writing on his How to Change the World blog, lists new Alltop RSS pages for design topics that include typography, architecture, graphic design and interior design.

Why I Love Retreats or Where The “Other Me” Lives – Creative Juices Arts
Chris Zydel discusses the “best self’ that can emerge at creative retreats and why the experience is so transformative.

The No. 1 Habit of Highly Creative People | Zen Habits
Leo Babauta identifies the top habit of artists and other creatives as the capacity to be comfortable (and work) in solitude.


  1. Thanks for the links, liked the #1 habit of higly creative people. Always good to see a Felicia Day reference

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