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  • 10 things I did wrong as a Design Entrepreneur

    Read the original piece here. Let me start by wishing each one of you a very happy new year. For those entrepreneurs who have been in the business, may this be the year of the big leap. For those to-be entrepreneurs who’ve been sitting on the fence and tossing between ‘should-I-should-not’, may this be the […]

    By Arun Verma February 28, 2012 Leave a comment
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  • 30 Tips to Help you become a Design Entrepreneur

    Read the original piece here. When YourStory.in asked me to write a monthly piece on design and entrepreneurship, I thought it was a perfect chance for me to reflect on my own entrepreneurial journey as a design entrepreneur. A great opportunity to walk down memory lane, bask in the glory of the unique eureka moments, […]

    By Arun Verma February 28, 2012 Leave a comment
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  • Leadership As A Creative Act

    Why leave a cushy job for a challenging one? The need to engage the artist within, according to Harvard Business writers John Maeda and Becky Bermont. Read the complete story.

    By Arun Verma March 25, 2009 Leave a comment
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  • Staying Motivated

    Whether your chosen medium is pictures or language, food or formulas, everyone has the capacity to be creative in their work. But we can often lose our motivation to create, making it difficult to stay focused and excited on a project. So how does one keep their creative well from drying up? Read this fantastic […]

    By Arun Verma August 14, 2007 Leave a comment
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  • Happiness: Good For Creativity, Bad For Single-Minded Focus

    Happy people are open to all sorts of ideas, some of which can be distracting. Despite those who romanticize depression as the wellspring of artistic genius, studies find that people are most creative when they are in a good mood, and now researchers may have explained why: For better or worse, happy people have a […]

    By Arun Verma December 19, 2006 Leave a comment
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  • Night Owls Are More Creative

    Not a morning person? Take solace — new research suggests that “night owls” are more likely to be creative thinkers.Scientists can’t yet fully explain why evening types appear to be more creative, but they suggest it could be an adaptation to living outside of the norm. “Being in a situation which diverges from conventional habit […]

    By Arun Verma December 13, 2006 Leave a comment
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  • Don’t Wait For Opportunities To Knock

    In fact, find opportunities, hold them by the neck, drag them to your door, punch them hard, push them down, pull them by the collar and make them knock till the cows come back home. To get creative, don’t wait for problems to happen. Look around you and you will see there is still a […]

    By Arun Verma December 12, 2006 Leave a comment
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  • Add Humour To Work

    Came across this very interesting article by Michael Kerr. Michael in this article outlines 130 ways to bring humour into the workplace and thus helping organisations embrace a creative attitude (something that we have been talking about lately).

    By Arun Verma September 21, 2006 Leave a comment
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  • Going On Your Own? Some Tips For You.

    Having been a working-out-of-home-design-entrepreneur for close to four years now, I often get mails from many young writers and designers asking for advice and tips on what to expect and the do’s and dont’s. So, I thought it might be a good idea to write a post on this based on my personal experiences and what […]

    By Arun Verma August 19, 2006 9 Comments