How Language Trends are Reflecting Societal Changes

This is part 3 of a 3-part interview series with Liz McMillan, CEO of Dictionary.com. We sat down together at the Collision Conference in New Orleans to discuss the importance of language, meaning, and […]

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Language, Words, and Truth: What Does It All Mean?

This is part 1 of a 3-part interview series with Liz McMillan, CEO of Dictionary.com. We sat down together at the Collision Conference in New Orleans to discuss the importance […]

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That time you discovered that you rank #1 on Google for something you really care about but weren’t trying to

#Longesttitleever. It’s St. Patrick’s Day today, so celebration and conversations about luck are in the air. But it’s rainy here, and unseasonably cold in Northern California, so my Saturday started […]

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WHY YOU GET YOUR BEST IDEAS IN THE SHOWER: Podcast with James Taylor

I had such a blast talking to “The Creative Life” podcast founder James Taylor! We talked about a lot of things (and that accent! #Britsrule), but pointedly about why we […]

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Podcast: A Fresh Perspective in Creativity and How Sex is Taboo

I recently got to talk with Direct Sales expert Vicki Fitch on her “Fresh Perspectives” Facebook Live podcast about creativity, the importance of laughter and why sex is such a […]

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Reason #4 Creativity is Like Sex: You can do it alone, but it’s better with others

Have you ever had that dream, the one where you’re in a large group of people trying to brainstorm, and everyone’s throwing out really, really, bad ideas? Yup, pretty much […]

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Reason #3 Creativity is Like Sex: Turn yourself upside down

Boy, does this come at exactly the right time #TWSS. As my last post of the year, it’s apropos that turning yourself upside down is about gaining the perspective you […]

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Reason #2 Creativity is Like Sex: Sometimes you need stimulation

Anyone who has been challenged with a problem to solve and a looming deadline understands that sometimes, to really tap into your most creative self, you need a little stimulation.

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Reason #1 Creativity is Like Sex: It’s harder than it looks

Create. Creating. Creativity. What does it all mean, and why do we do it? In the first chapter of my new book “21 Reasons Why Creativity is Like Sex”, I […]

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If you have a pulse, you certainly can.

I’ve been asked a lot since I launched my book, “What made you write a book about creativity and sex?” Well, the answer is, because not everyone believes they are […]

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