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Collaborating on a Creative Project? Tips for Making It Work

Adobe Creative Residents Aaron Bernstein and Isabel Lea discuss how to to navigate a successful creative collaboration and reap the benefits.

“We can outwardly admit to each other that we don’t know what we’re doing and where this is going...But it’s fine because the other one will prop it up ...

Looking for a Career Boost? What Creative Coaches Want You to Know

Feeling stuck in your career can leave you with the urge to uproot—quit a job, leave a relationship, and move to a new city. However, Tina Essmaker, life and career coach, argues that the solution does not lie in drastic changes.

“The answer is not uprooting your entire life and care...

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Announcing the breakout sessions for #99UConf 2019: take a look at this year's Workshops and Master Classes from IDEO, WeTransfer, Dropbox + more before registration opens on March 26. // adobe99u.co/2GV9zie

Grace Bonney: What I Learned in My 15 Years of Running Design*Sponge

Grace Bonney pioneered Design*Sponge, one of the most successful design blogs. Recently, she decided to shutter the blog and start on a new creative venture. Here, she gives insight to how to think about personal projects.

“There’s a strain of discussion in the creative entrepreneur wo...

Freelancers: How to Negotiate Like a Pro

The freelance industry is expanding exponentially. While much of that is good news for work-life balance and flexibility, it also puts pressure on freelancers to become better advocates for themselves when it comes to pay. Here are some tips on how to negotiate like a pro:

“I work out budge...

How to Create Your Dream Job Inside a Company

After 25 years of working in customer-service jobs, Scott Shute pitched his dream role to LinkedIn: head of mindfulness and compassion programs. His efforts paid off.

“I’m in love with my work. It’s not without challenge, but it’s definitely what I want to do with my life...I find that I...

10 Creators On When They Knew They Had to Make a Change in Their Careers

Out with the old, in with the new. We spoke to ten creators on what they gained from taking risks in their careers.

“Seeing the work everyone makes has pushed me to continue exploring new styles within my own work and to challenge myself in a way I didn’t feel before. Looking back, I wish ...

After an Iconic Logo, What’s Left to Create?

How can a designer top creating an iconic logo? We spoke to the creative minds behind Google, Pinterest, and Apple’s icon design on life after their greatest hits.

“Success is not a certificate that promises you smooth sailing after that...because the truth is, if everything is fantast...

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Today's the last day to take our Creative Future Survey! We want to know what you see ahead -- what excites you, what scares you and what you need to do your best work.

Not only will your insights help the greater creative community, but you’ll have the chance to win a one-year subscrip...
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This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating the extraordinary contribution of over 500 volunteers at Tate who give their time, passion & expertise to visitors from all over the globe, across our four galleries. 'I didn’t know anything about contemporary art until I started volunteering at Tate in 2016. I’ve learnt a lot! I love passing on this knowledge to visitors. It keeps my brain active! My favourite room in Tate Britain is the 1840s room and my favourite painting is The Lady of Shalott. I like all the Pre-Raphaelites in Tate Britain. This is my favourite room and my favourite place to be.’ - Steve Daszko, volunteer visitor host with John William Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott 1888 https://goo.gl/RvZ97V

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