Posts from the PPT/ cool decks Category

There are three primary fears creatives, like artist, illustrator, and author Christoph Niemann, face: the fear of not being good enough, the fear that our work will be irrelevant, and the fear of running out of ideas. Niemann explains how these fears are very real, but that there are solutions we can apply to each.

brands, content and the drug dealers of attention from Michael Paredrakos

Some random thoughts about brands and content! Pls note that I’m dyslexic if you find a spelling mistake or a word missing pls let me know!

JWT: Cannes Lions 2015 (July 2015) from J. Walter Thompson Intelligence

This year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity touched on a range of buzzworthy topics, from artificial intelligence to new media to gender equality. From J. Walter Thompson Intelligence

In her new book, “The Upside of Stress,” McGonigal asks, “If you could choose how stressful tomorrow will be, would you hope for a great deal of stress?” Our natural response is likely a resounding “No.” Yet, as McGonigal shows, a subtle shift in perspective around stress can be incredibly empowering.

Casey Gerald deliver a powerful speech inspiring all of us to give a damn. via swissmiss

Book designer Chip Kidd knows all too well how often we judge things by first appearances. In this hilarious, fast-paced talk, he explains the two techniques designers use to communicate instantly — clarity and mystery — and when, why and how they work. He celebrates beautiful, useful pieces of design, skewers less successful work, and shares the thinking behind some of his own iconic book covers.

This short documentary explores the reasons that some men sound stereotypically gay, whether they are or not. Produced by: Emma Cott, John Woo and Abby Goodnough for The New York Times