How can personal projects feed our professional development? Ji Lee changed his career trajectory with 30,000 stickers and a guerrilla art approach.
By The 99U Team
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
By Jocelyn K. Glei
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
Bestselling author Seth Godin argues that we must quiet our fearful "lizard brains" to avoid sabotaging projects just before we finally finish them.
With crowd-sourced pillow fights and subway parties, Lori Kufner and Kevin Bracken seek to"overthrow the dominant entertainment paradigm."
By Meg Franklin
"Vectorfunk" illustrator Matt W. Moore pushes the envelope -- and relentlessly tracks his progress with little, yellow stickies.
By Behance Team
Agency vet and women-in-advertising innovator Alessandra Lariu shoots the breeze about trading favors, scary ideas, and letting go of ego.
By Cameron Parkins