Cj Hendry‘s Complimentary Colors are hyperrealistic colored pencil drawings. Stunning.
“Communities are not built of friends, or of groups with similar styles and tastes, or even of people who like and understand each other. They are built of people who feel they are part of something that is bigger than themselves: a shared goal or enterprise, like righting a wrong, or building a road, or raising children, or living honorably, or worshipping a god. To build community requires only the ability to see value in others, to look at them and see a potential partner in one’s enterprise.”
– Suzanne Goldsmith
“No is a complete sentence.”
Whoa! NYC Train Sign hosts real-time data from official sources to provide up-to-the-minute train, stock, and weather updates, straight to a handmade LED matrix display. A Brooklyn company! Gets my two thumbs up!
when they hear
this is how
– Nayyirah Waheed
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7.5 years ago, my dear friend Jon Setzen asked me if he could bring CreativeMornings to Los Angeles. I said yes and boy am I glad I did. He did such a fantastic job that it convinced me to extend trust to other hosts, that I didn’t know, to expand the CreativeMornings network. Jon ran and grew the chapter for over 5 years and now, he got to grace the stage, finally, and tell his story.
Jon is a remarkable human. The world is better because of him. Watch his talk.
“I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.”
– Albert Einstein
Not sure what triggered my sudden rug obsession but this one, by Turkish designer Begüm Cana Özgür is a visual gem.
“Eventually I realized that success is not about big hits. It’s actually in the opportunity to improve. How could our sales pipeline be better managed? How could our team be coached on client interaction? Who seems frustrated, who could use coffee? How could our meetings be more efficient, and in lesser quantities? Do we need more plants?”
A interesting piece on the highs and lows of becoming a leader. Irony Doesn’t Scale