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The Art of Inspiring Inspiration

Here’s an interesting look at how to design your schedule for more creative inspiration and flow. I find inspiration hits at odd times but I work best if I have a routine for creative time vs. the rest of the day. What about you?

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A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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You have no idea what you are doing…and that’s good.

Author Neil Gaiman’s brilliant commencement speech at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. I think this statement is true for many professions: When you start out on a career in the arts you have no idea what you are doing. This is great. People who know what they are doing know the rules, and know what is […]

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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

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How to Interview for Product Manager Jobs

Ellen Chisa Product Manager at Kickstarter shares her lessons on how to prepare for a product manager interview. Here’s her checklist for interview preparation: Know the expectations for the industry, if it isn’t what you’ve interviewed for before. Know the product(s) inside out. Genuinely care about their product, and do extra prep if you don’t. […]

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Director of Fun

British 6-year-old Sam Pointon loves trains and in 2009 when he discovered the director of the National Railway Museum was retiring, he wasted no time in applying for the job. The museum has since appointed him as Director of Fun! Check out his adorable application letter below, and here’s an interview with the big boss, […]

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