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January 10, 2014 6:09 PM

Real Leaders Eat Last tagged “Inspiration”

Simon Sinek is one smart individual. To this day, you will hear many business leaders referring to his first book, Start With Why (which is, without a doubt one of the best business books that has come out in the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 9, 201410:11 PM

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block tagged “Inspiration”

Writer's block? Creative block? Can't come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer's block." He believes that we're all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). His books, The... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 18, 201310:44 AM

5 Simple Ways To Get More Creative, Inspired And Smarter Every Day tagged “Inspiration”

Stop complaining about email. We all get too much email. Most of the time it's about things that should probably be discussed in person (or over the phone) or it's spam. The truth is that the inbox continues to be... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 6, 201310:18 PM

Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader tagged “Inspiration”

Where do you find the things that inspire you? It should come as no surprise that content about marketing and smart marketers is one of the best places to get inspired about better ways to do your marketing. It's not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 21, 2013 6:31 AM

Are Creative Types Just A Bunch Of Slackers? tagged “Inspiration”

When you think of creative types, what do you think of? If they are creatives and they work in the marketing industry, most people think of individuals wearing shorts, t-shirts and bouncing rubbery objects off of their walls until its... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 26, 2013 4:34 PM

Learning How To Jam tagged “Inspiration”

Let the tape roll and see what happens. One of the most important lessons that I learned from my days in the music industry (which was a long, long time ago) is that artists - true artists - don't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 2013 8:01 AM

The Filter, The Advisor And Your Personal Advisory Board tagged “Inspiration”

What would Malcolm Gladwell do? One of the easiest ways to guide my professional and community life has been to find and build my own, personal, advisory board. But, here's the thing: the people who are on this highly personal... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 3, 2012 3:43 PM

The Finish Line tagged “Inspiration”

If I only had a few more hours... or a couple of more days... How long does a creative idea take? I was on a very long flight overseas last week and managed to watch a documentary about the rock... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 11, 2012 4:31 PM

The Trick With Inspiration tagged “Inspiration”

Believe it or not, you're constantly being inspired. The trick with inspiration is being able to both acknowledge that moment and act on it when it happens. I was reminded of this earlier in the week. I was listening to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 3, 2012 4:27 PM

The Creative Process tagged “Inspiration”

What do you think of when you think of creative people? Slackers? The people in the office who often wear jeans, but rarely wear socks? The ones bouncing the rubber balls off of the walls or the ones with the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 5, 2011 4:04 PM

The Wisdom Of One tagged “Inspiration”

Do you think that Social Media can fuel innovation? It's a topic that Francisco Dao tackled in The Washington Post on July 29th, 2011 in an op-ed piece titled, We share too much, and it's stifling innovation: "But are the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 9, 2011 5:39 PM

Study Art tagged “Inspiration”

The greatest thinkers and the greatest businesspeople have a passion for some kind of art. It's easy to get all smug about a comment like that and think to yourself, "it's easy for successful people to have a passion for... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 19, 2011 9:03 PM

It's Not About The Technology tagged “Inspiration”

Always remember: it's not about the technology. It's about access. People worry too much about the technology. Forget about the technology (sorry to those of you in IT). Instead, think about the access that the Internet has brought to our... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 26, 2011 9:03 AM

Do The Work! tagged “Inspiration”

Wearing a suit and tie was never my thing. In fact, I can remember being in my late teens and swearing that I would wear nothing but jeans in my professional life (my personal rage against the corporate machine). Some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 19, 2011 4:32 PM

The 50 Most Innovative Companies tagged “Inspiration”

Where do you pull inspiration from? Some of the best ideas (be it for clients of Twist Image or words you read in this Blog) come from reading, learning and hearing about new and innovative companies. The ones that really... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 24, 2010 4:35 PM

The Most Important Thing You Can Do... tagged “Inspiration”

It happened twice yesterday. In the span of fours hours, two people I deeply respect said the exact same thing. Yesterday morning, I went to see Jeffrey Gitomer (best-selling author of The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 20, 2010 7:39 AM

Early Morning tagged “Inspiration”

When are you most inspired to create, tinker and experiment? I have memories of being a very young child and not being able to sleep. I would stumble downstairs in the dark and sit in front of the television waiting... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 13, 2010 6:44 PM

What The World Needs Now tagged “Inspiration”

It does seem like everywhere you go and everywhere you turn, people have something (usually bad) to say about how everything is turning out in the world. For the majority of people, even trying to fix some of these issues... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 24, 2010 9:20 PM

Hunting For Success tagged “Inspiration”

What is it that drives people to create a compelling Blog, to be active (and genius) on Twitter of Facebook? What makes some businesses so successful at Social Media? Sometimes the answers to the most modern questions come from the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 5, 2010 4:12 PM

Remember: Marketing Is Art tagged “Inspiration”

Are you inspired to create the work that you were meant to create? Is it your art? Is Marketing art? There's a video interview at the end of this Blog post that leads me to ask this question: is what... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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