Skip to main content

Get Ultra Clear

Your most reliable creative time comes about when you set up guardrails—in advance.

Jessica Abel is the author of a dozen books, including Growing Gills: How to Find Creative Focus When You’re Drowning in Your Daily Life and the founder of the Creative Focus Workshop. In this persuasive talk, Jessica unpacks how we can all get into creative flow. She talks about why we first need to optimize the process and ensure our environment supports state of flow.

(Event by CreativeMornings/Philadelphia. Video by Joel Diaz. Photo by Steve Weinik. Recommended by Sarah Tung.)


Why luck is a long string of saying yes.

The importance of heart-centered practices and getting back your focus.

See You on the Internet is the digital marketing guide your small business has been missing. (Written by a former Toronto speaker!)

Elephants and the stages of falling in love with ideas.*

The different languages of appreciation in the workplace.

Life Stats shows you what’s happened since you were born.

A father knitted a data viz blanket of his baby’s sleep patterns.

Bees create heart-shaped hives when they aren’t restricted.

A free and anonymous index that tells you your burnout level.*

Everything you need to stock an alcohol-free home bar.

On the value of deadlines and editors.

(Thank you to Katie Wilhoit and Leonie Wise for sharing fun links to read this week!)


JSTOR is a platform for discovering and connecting research, images, and primary sources. Learn about how ebooks are changing education.

Goldie Goldi is a Brisbane-based creative studio specializing in brand strategy and identity to workplace graphics and way-finding signage. See their work!


Apple is hiring a Techno-Dextrous Experience Designer/Engineer in Cupertino. is hiring a Software Engineer to work remotely.

JSTOR is hiring a Web Accessibility Lead in Ann Arbor.

Agaaain is hiring an Ad Sales Manager in Cape Town.

Lifeblue is hiring an Interactive Art Director in Plano.

Square is hiring an Ecommerce Product Designer in Toronto.

Justworks is looking for 2020 Summer Interns in New York.

Editor’s note:

This newsletter is like a tiny toy piano. It doesn’t need to be that elaborate or complicated to bring you a beautiful score of links.

(GIF by Thoka Maer)

Weekly Highlights is the official CreativeMornings global newsletter. Every week, we spotlight inspiring talks from our chapters, job opportunities from cool companies, and curate fun links from the vast expanse of the Internet. Like what you see? You can sign up to get our every issue delivered straight to your inbox!

*Crickets* Sign in to add a comment.