Creative Community Bulletin 4 September 2013
Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media.
- 3 Reasons Day Dreaming is Good for You and Your WorkAre your mental meanderings a must-have feature of your cranial life or a bug in your skull system?
Peter Killeen, the psychologist who explained to us the neurophysiological step-by-step to mental wandering, asked as much in a recent paper…
- Client Checklist: Things to Check Before Sending Artwork to Print [Infographic]“Many good self-published books are let down by a poor cover design. How can you avoid this and make yours stand out from the crowd? Anna Lewis offers a four-step solution.”
- I’ve Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here’s Why It’s Actually Amazing“Any time we talk about Evernote, a good number of you say the same thing: you’ve tried it time and time again, but you could never really “get into it.” I was in the same camp, but after reading the other side’s experiences in this article and…
- Four steps to create a great cover for your self-published book #eprdctn“Many good self-published books are let down by a poor cover design. How can you avoid this and make yours stand out from the crowd? Anna Lewis offers a four-step solution.”
- Creative Cloud for teams – what’s it all about? [Infographic]“Many good self-published books are let down by a poor cover design. How can you avoid this and make yours stand out from the crowd? Anna Lewis offers a four-step solution.”
- How Important is Design to Business Success? [Infographic]
- How to Optimize for Happiness at WorkFantasies. Unfounded expectations. Unrealistic goals. We know the negative effect they can have in our personal lives, but we seem to forget once we get to work.
We optimize for happiness at home and misery at work.
- Amazon launches Kindle Matchbook: discounted e-books for those who own the hard copy #eprdctnToday, Amazon announced a new feature called Matchbook that will allow owners of hard copies of books to purchase extremely cheap ebook versions for their Kindle collection.
- 6 Tech Relics Still Sold in Stores
“We’ve grabbed a few examples of bizarrely outdated tech that you can still purchase through large, reputable stores such as Walmart, Best Buy and Office Depot — and they will blow you away.”
- Job Seeking Out of Your Industry: 5 Steps to Take
“Here’s a shocking statistic: 59 percent of Americans would choose a different career if given the chance to do it all over again. Although these professionals may be able to move horizontally in their current organization, oftentimes a complete industry switch is necessary.
When you find yourself in the position of job seeking in an industry you’re not familiar with, it’s important to take some alternative routes. Here are some valuable steps to keep in mind.”