Creativity Lessons From Legendary Skateboarder Rodney Mullen [Video]

This post is an excerpt from my Daily Fix article, “Six Creativity Lessons From Bones Brigade Legendary Skateboarders.” Recently, Stacy Peralta, a legendary skater of the 1970s now working as a filmmaker, produced a documentary film about the Bones Brigade, the legendary Powell Peralta skateboarding team that produced some of the biggest innovators in skateboarding history. In…

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10 Marketing Buzzwords to Stop Using Right Now [Illustrated Slideshow]

The first buzzwords slideshow (15 Marketing Buzzwords to Stop Using) that I illustrated for MarketingProfs brought many comments, so I thought I’d create another slideshow of 10 more buzzwords from the comment section. This illustrated slideshow features a chicken with a tiara and an elephant quoting Hamlet. (Yep, you read that correctly.)

In Praise of the Fading Art of Handwriting: Three Thoughts [and a Drawing]

In the recent Fast Co.DESIGN article “10 Ways to Rescue Handwriting From the Grave,” author Philip Hensher describes his great love of handwriting—yep, the lost art requiring a writing utensil and non-digital surface—and his hope that handwriting gets its rightful place in our daily lives. “I want everyone to maintain an intimate and unique connection…

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You Know You’re a Marketer If… [Illustrated Slide Show]

MarketingProfs asked its Facebook group to finish this sentence: “You know you’re a marketer if…” Most of the responses were hilarious, playful, and definitely tongue in cheek. So, I took the responses that made us laugh the most and illustrated them for the following slideshow, “You Know You’re a Marketer If… (17 Signs That You’re…