This May, Seth Godin swept the audience off their feet earlier this month as he spoke on the monthly theme, “Backwards,” about a few things that we have backwards in terms of the work we do versus the work we’d like to be doing. An excellent watch for anyone with goals, ambitions, hopes, or dreams and is wondering how to pursue them.
And once you’re done consuming that, check out the Q&A, which is just riddled with truth bombs that will leave you beyond inspired to take on the world.
The event was hosted by The New School as part of Parsons Festival 2013. Big high five goes out to Ben Hallman for filming and editing, and that tongue-in-cheek intro perfectly aligned with the theme.
Graphic designer Ryan McArthur has created a series of illustrations inspired by famous quotes.
Designed in a minimalistic layout, McArthur simply adds in a powerful image that represents the copy itself.
McArthur’s works are created using pen and ink, followed by digital renderings.
TED Talk: How to Spot a Liar
On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting,shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.
Happy the Movie
If you go to Starbucks this week, you can receive a free iTunes rental of this film
- Frank Lloyd Wright
Why are so many things broken? In a hilarious talk from the 2006 Gel conference, Seth Godin gives a tour of things poorly designed, the 7 reasons why they are that way, and how to fix them.
Seth Godin is an entrepreneur and blogger who thinks about the marketing of ideas in the digital age. His newest interest: the tribes we lead.
Do what you love. Love what you do. 89 year old Al Jaffee has worked for Mad Magazine for 53 years and has no plans to quit.