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Creative Jobs ? Do You Really Want One?

At some point, being a ?starving artist? became a romantic notion, associated with expat Americans sipping sanserre in their Parisian garrets. Though there?s presently not a famine striking the art world, the fact is most aspiring artists, writers, actors, etc., are broke. The storied financial foibles of would-be creatives accounts for the popular search query […]

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All Creative People Are Liars: 3 Ways to Use this Superpower

Several years ago, marketing guru Seth Godin made waves with his seminal tome All Marketers are Liars, which quickly became required reading at many a creative agency. The title, designed to provoke, raised both eyebrows (and sales) as it explored how successful marketers tell us a story ?we want to believe, whether it’s factual or […]