Posted by: Liz Massey | September 18, 2010

Surf’s Up, Condensed: Top Creativity Links for September 18, 2010

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Blogging Innovation » Voting Open – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers

Voting is open through September 19 for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers. Those who cast a vote will be entered into a drawing for amazing prizes that include tickets to the World Innovation Forum, the EPIC 2010 and Future Trends 2010 conferences, and copies of “The Power of Pull,” by John Hagel III and John Seely Brown and Lang Davidson and “Personality Poker” by Stephen Shapiro.

Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity | Video on

Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius.

The 2010 Masters of Design | Fast Company

FC devotes an issue to current design issues and design thinking. It also recognizes the achievements and challenging projects facing master designers David Butler, David Adjaye, Lisa Strausfeld, Alberto Alessi, and David Rockwell.

Rich, Happy and Creative: Interview with Tim Brownson

An interesting LifeDev interview with Brownson, the author of “How to Be Rich and Happy,” who argues for a rich, but not necessarily financially overloaded, life, for artists and other creative people.

How to recognize, recover from and prevent future creative burnout, A conversation with Sinclair

An episode of Art Heroes Radio that discusses ways to get past the creativity-burnout cycle. (Ashley) Sinclair, a theater director, writer, aerialist, and neuro-science geek, is the guest.

Musicians’ Humor: How to Cook a Conductor

Elaine Fine, author of the Musical Assumptions blog, shares a recipe whose ingredients and cooking instructions will be recognized by symphony musicians worldwide.


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