1. Lessons from 30 Years of Bootstrapped Success: Nancy Duarte Talks Silicon Valley, Leadership, and the Future | “Nancy Duarte is an expert in presentation design and principal of Duarte, where she has served as CEO for 21 years. Nancy speaks around the world, seeking to improve the power of public presentations. She believes that ideas are the most powerful tools people have. Her passion is to help every person learn to communicate their world-changing ideas effectively. Listen in to learn from Nancy’s success!”
  2. 5 tools for presentation literacy | “When asked for one piece of advice for young people, Warren Buffett did not offer a tip about finance or investment, he highlighted communication skills, Rachael Mann, founder of #TeachlikeTED, told attendees during a session at ACTE’s STEM is CTE Symposium.”
  3. Burn Your Verbal Policies | “The first (and easiest) step to scaling your startup’s culture.”
  4. What Disney’s Classic Animation Principles Could Teach Web Designers | “Disney’s 12 principles of animation are as relevant for today’s interface designers as they were for yesterday’s dancing-broom illustrators.”
  5. Design Lessons from McDonald’s | “As a designer myself, I’m naturally drawn to tales of brilliant insights and breakthrough designs, and it was fascinating to learn that the origin of McDonald’s was in part the story of inventive design. And, given the way the McDonald’s brand has changed over the years and become a signifier of questionable quality on a mass scale, it’s tempting to look upon Kroc’s achievements as a betrayal of a pure notion of design.”
  6. After the Nightmare Project: Lessons Learned | “Top-notch creatives relive their own project nightmares, in the hope of sparing you a few sleepless nights.”
  7. The Creative Independent | “The Creative Independent is a growing resource of emotional and practical guidance for creative people. Our goal is to educate, inspire, and grow the community of people who create or dream of creating.”
  8. How To Track The Progress Of Business Experiments | “The ultimate goal of business experiments is to learn, act, and make progress towards turning an idea into a real business. You achieve that by connecting the data from these experiments back to your initial hypothesis and the bigger picture.”
  9. The White House asked to borrow a van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead. | “The emailed response from the Guggenheim’s chief curator to the White House was polite but firm: The museum could not accommodate a request to borrow a painting by Vincent van Gogh for President and Melania Trump’s private living quarters.”
  10. Apply To Be A 2018 Adobe Creative Resident | “The Adobe Creative Residency program gives talented individuals a year to work on a personal creative project, while sharing their process with the community. Residents apply new ideas and tools to their work and inspire others to try new methods. Adobe provides residents with the best creative tools and resources, along with guidance from advisors and a complete compensation package. Ideal candidates are in the early stage of their career and prepared to make the Creative Residency their professional focus for one year. We are excited to announce that applications for the 2018 Creative Residency program year are now open through Feb 25.”