Entrepreneurial thinking was in the air this year, from bridging creativity and capital to scaling side hustles. We rounded up the best advice from 99U thinkers who have been there, won it all, failed big, and kept on coming back for more.
If you're looking to expand your business footprint or impact, look beyond private sector clients. In every community, public sector projects need imagination and creative strategic thinking to bring them to fruition.
There’s a strange itch that haunts creatives: the idea that somewhere, beyond the boundaries of the city or town where we live, beyond the edge of our daily commitments, there’s a place we can go where our best work is waiting to greet us at the door. Sound like a fantasy? Welcome to Jacky Winter Gardens.
Every choice we make carries elements of risk, which is why Good F***ing Design Advice co-founder Brian Buirge examines both sides of the equation behind the decisions that creative entrepreneurs have to make.
Feeling a rift between creativity and capital? Vince Kadlubek, who has led the DIY art collective Meow Wolf to national success, looks back on his time on the fringes of the creative economy and shares a few words of wisdom on how creatives can balance business and craft, and why creative companies need to work together.