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Deadline Junky

Like many self-identified ?creative? people, I?ve got tremendous issues with maintaining focus, shabby impulse control and a zeal for over-committing my time. Oh, and I?m a junky. A deadline junky. To clarify, I?m not addicted to having a deadline ? due dates are proven productivity tools, which I applaud. Overachievers love beating them (?on the […]

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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 […]