Ever notice how your “Eureka” moments usually happen when you’re on the go and out of the office? It’s hard to find flow in a cubicle. And there’s a good reason for that. You’re sitting in a box. Next time you’re feeling stuck and your mind seems as blank as your screen, remember this: studies show body movement can unlock creative ways of thinking—no matter what kind of problem you’re trying to solve. Here’s how to use physical activity to get out of a rut and get your imagination in motion.
Innovation is about what you produce. But it’s also about how you produce it. No matter what your job title is, you are likely to have multiple roles and activities that contribute to your work product—from planning to concepting to collaborating to presenting. The right workspace for the right task can boost energy and creativity—by providing both context and constraints. Here’s what I tried this week and how it worked for me.
Two years ago, we ran down eight ways filmmakers can use Dropbox. Now, with the 2018 Sundance Film Festival days away, here are eight more ways Dropbox can help you take your movie from the initial idea to a big screen production.
The Sundance Film Festival is home to some of the most creative projects in the world—independent films that disrupt, provoke, and inspire. But going from an initial idea to a finished film is an enormous undertaking. Diverse teams must come together, keeping their focus in the face of creative challenges, tight budgets, and strict deadlines. That’s why Dropbox is determined to keep the creative energy flowing, so teams like these can keep making their best films. And with 62% of this year’s festival films using Dropbox, we’re proud to be a sponsor in 2018.
We’re excited to close out 2017 by welcoming another great addition to our Board of Directors, Don Blair. Read more at News at Dropbox.
‘Tis the season for office kitchens filled with holiday pies, cookies, and bottomless bowls of candy. While your sweet tooth may be rejoicing, your brain likely is not. An inevitable crash follows every treat you eat, leaving you feeling irritable, stressed, and foggy-headed. So before you reach for another bite of peppermint bark, consider the following tips on how to resist the seasonal temptations and opt for a snack that will keep your creativity humming all day long.
You might not have heard of Lullabot, but chances are, you know the names of their famous clientele. General Electric, NBC, Harvard University, and the Grammy Awards have all turned to Lullabot for their expertise in web design and development. Compared with their client list, Lullabot flies under the radar. They have no office. The 55-person company is entirely remote, with representation from every corner of the US. But they still get the job done—and then some.