The Essential Handbook for all Creatives and Innovators: The 46 Rules of Genius

Marty Neumeier's new book is a thought-provoking quick start guide to creative brilliance -- and I want to recommend it for anyone who wants to brighten their creative thinking prowess. Read it once. Reade it twice. Use lots of Post-it notes to mark passages ... I guarantee you'll want them again and again! October 22, 2014

How to SELL your ideas

They say nothing happens until a sale is made. I think that's true. After all, no matter how good your design, idea or concept is, it will never get off the ground until someone buys it. Here's the way to effectively sell your ideas January 14, 2011

The Myths of Innovation

Think you've got an idea? Think it's a good one? Think again. This is quite possibly the best book of the decade for creative thinkers -- here's the bottom line on innovation. Selected as one of DTG's BEST BOOKS of 2010 ... January 13, 2011

Jumpstart Creative Ideas

Creative people continually face the all-to-familiar design world problems of "idea doldrums" and "creative burnout." Here are just a few pointers of where to go for a creative jumpstart May 31, 2010

Promo, Promo Slow Month Blues

Here we are in February, and business is slow. Take this advice for a quick, short, low cost, powerhouse promotion for Valentine's day and your customers will be calling you back! January 26, 2010