Your goal as a creative is to open your mind so wide that you see if there’s something that clicks.
Dang, 99u—you pick some of the most amazing presenters. I love this visually delightful talk by Christoph Niemann.
Your goal as a creative must be having the skill to pick up that idea and carry it home without breaking it.
Fantastic follow-up to Kelly McGonigal’s 2013 TED Talk on our relationship with stress.
This 99u session by Simon Sinek is just phenomenal. Compelling examples, excellent humor and fascinating neurobiology come together to describe who we are and how we become leaders.
Earlier this week, in hopes of connecting the nano to the macro, I showed this to some undergraduate biochemistry students who were learning about neurotransmitter structure and function. They were enthralled, and I likely got a jolt of serotonin and maybe even some oxytocin too.
Love you, 99u!!
…then I’m not interested in your feedback. Period.”
That’s from Brené Brown’s 99u talk. And there’s so much more good perspective packed in there as well. Love the storytelling approach and the good humor. Give it whirl by hitting the link below.
Update: pairs quite nicely with this Anna Akana video on sucking, criticism and practice.
… and what if there’s not one idea… what if everyone could do what you’ve done in solving these problems around the house? What if it was normal for anyone to redesign their stuff?”
—Jane ni Dhulchaointigh
I often visit the 99u website for tips, guides and inspiration. Here’s a link to a video from their conference that I really enjoyed. While watching it, the words I’ve quoted above really jumped out as reminder of the power of reframing.