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Joyful Connection

Singing is life affirming.

Driven by a belief in the power of communal singing, James Sills has made it his mission to bring people together through joyful musical expression. In this heartfelt talk, James shares his work, breaks down the power of communal singing, and explores how it helps us connect with ourselves and each other.

(Video by CreativeMornings/New York. Photo by Paul Jun.)


Four creative leaders on spending their time well.

The all-time best tips for writing cover letters.

7 ways of giving feedback that encourage change.

How to stop saying yes when you want to say no.

Our New York chapter started their own CreativeMornings choir.

You don’t need to be an extrovert to be heard.

Defeat imposter syndrome by thinking like non-impostors.

Some ridiculously good examples of kinetic typography.

On making your websites more accessible.

5 ways to set yourself up for success before selling online.

Women are shaping the future of food photography.*

How to make a record-setting paper plane.

Tap In is a live group meditation app.

On becoming a resilient leader.*

(Shoutout to Jon Feinsten and Jonny Miller for sharing a fun link this week.)


Company 3 Big Motive is a design and innovation studio creating digital products and services that transform brands and business. See their work!

OliveSpark Olive + Spark is a boutique design studio with a big heart and some good design chops. Hire them for your next project.


Mailchimp is hiring a Senior Content Strategist in Atlanta.

Asana is hiring a Marketing Campaigns Specialist in Dublin.

MonkeyTag is hiring a Junior Account Executive in Dallas.

Skillshare is hiring a Data Engineer in Medellín.

Arcadia is hiring a Communications Manager in Washington D.C.

Netflix is hiring a Sound Technology Specialist in Tokyo.

Who Gives A Crap is hiring a Growth Marketing Design Lead in Los Angeles.

Webflow is hiring a Brand Designer to work remotely.

Editor’s note:

I made this newsletter like a stop motion video. It took patience and I went frame by frame.

(GIF by Julie Schneider)

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!
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