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Why You Are Creative Even When You Don’t Feel Like You Are

Why You Are Creative Even When You Don’t Feel Like You Are

Outside of interviews and finger painting, very few people would describe themselves as creative without prompting. As humans are naturally creative, it can seem weird to define yourself by a word that could apply to most people. This can make it difficult to feel like you’re being properly creative, especially when your job requires it. […]

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Easily digestible HR Tips and Tricks for everyone to work with

How to Be a HR Badass

(Or: Stop Giving Away Diet Cokes and read these HR tips and tricks) Tiny cans of coke are a gift that should be saved exclusively for those Christmas coca-cola vans, and nowhere else – especially not the office. But – as a conveniently-sourced, and caffeine rich treat – the sugary drink is thrown around like […]

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5 Reasons Anime Can Improve Your Creative Mindset

5 Reasons Anime Can Improve Your Creative Mindset

With its flashy animation style and dramatic storylines, anime has remained a much-beloved genre in the creative industry. From a wholesome, child-friendly film like Totoro, to a grim and intense series like Attack on Titan, every conceivable niche exists for those who wish to find it – which is both a blessing, and a curse. […]

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You Should Try This… Habit forming part two - Kaizen

You Should Try This… Habit forming part two – Kaizen

Mina-san, Konnichiwa! Today we’re going to talk about kaizen. Kaizen is a Japanese buzz-word that means “good change”, or “continuous improvement”, and harnesses the power of small. It works like this. Find yourself facing a Big Problem? Ask small questions. Are you sure the Big Problem isn’t actually a series of small problems? Don’t take […]

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Why it’s Okay to Hate Some of Your Work

Why it’s Okay to Hate Some of Your Work

You’ve finally finished that big project. It’s taken time, blood, sweat – and maybe tears – but it’s finally finished. And… you absolutely hate it. We’ve all been there. The big issue with spending a lot of time on a project – or projects – is that the little issues start to feel huge, because […]

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make creativity great again!

Make Creativity Great Again!

There’s a Creative Confidence Killer roaming the streets and it’s our job to make creativity great again. Sometimes it’s heard in the voice of a critic, the roar of Twitter, or even just the lil whisper in the back of your brain – this isn’t original. .. and we’re here to make creativity great again! […]

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What can you learn about creative storytelling from MF Doom

What you can learn about creative storytelling from MF DOOM

This week we’re discussing how we can learn a thing or two from MF DOOM when it comes to creative storytelling. “Choose a target, however immaculate. Focus ‘till it manifests, pin-point accurate.” Sounds pretty inspirational, right? The kind of thing that a motivational speaker would put up on their office wall. Is it from a […]

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Dafuq is Ideation and Why It’s Awesome To Ideate?

True make it pop boffins will remember ‘ideating’ from our You should try this… series on Design Thinking. Now it’s time to talk about creative ideation. Ideation can be the most fun, mad, and enlightening part of the process. After the needs of the user and the core problems have been defined, ideation is the […]

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