After witnessing the horrors of the sex trade in Southeast Asia, entrepreneur Eve Blossom set out to create a new breed of collaborative business.
By The 99U Team
There is a method to the madness of turning an idea into a reality, it's just not as romantic as you thought.
By Jocelyn K. Glei
"What's interesting about controversy is that it gets your pictures out there." Photographer Jill Greenberg on the value of pushing the envelope.
Public speaking, while one of man's greatest fears, can be an exhilarating experience. It can also boost your reputation and your business.
By Tony Bacigalupo
How can personal projects feed our professional development? Ji Lee changed his career trajectory with 30,000 stickers and a guerrilla art approach.
We look at the art of on-the-job training via McSweeney's scrappy approach to making crazy-inventive books and publishing a 320-page newspaper.
By Carmel Hagen
Storyteller Jonathan Ames—the mind behind HBO's new series Bored to Death—feeds on fear to take the first step. (And then he punches it out.)
By Ariston Anderson
“The real trick is lack of organization,” says Mike Bonanno of the Yes Men’s anti-process for pulling off pranks. But relentless hard work? Essential
If you're not risking failure, you're not risking enough. Why pushing outside of your comfort zone is a crucial part of the creative process.
By Michael Schwalbe