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How to Keep Digital Distractions from Killing Your Creativity

How to Keep Digital Distractions from Killing Your Creativity

I was on Twitter recently and saw a link to a page titled, “5 must-read Harvard Business Review articles” by The Enterprise Project. Then I noticed that it specifically referenced an article on “how to keep digital distractions from killing your creativity.” “That sounds familiar!” I thought. I was pleasantly surprised when I clicked through see that my article in HBR was selected and also created as a stand-alone PDF. I wanted to share it with you here… “There are…

Video Of Brian Solis’ 2019 SXSW Speech Featured on a SXSW Piece on “How To Be The Best You”

Video Of Brian Solis’ 2019 SXSW Speech Featured on a SXSW Piece on “How To Be The Best You”

The YouTube video of Brian Solis’ speech at 2019 SXSW appears in a compilation article on the SXSW website by Nicole Cappabianca called “How To Be The Best You with Esther Perel, Brian Solis, Marie Kondo & More.” The write urges people to “watch through the videos below and learn how to level up and get inspired to become the best version of yourself. . . Whether it’s designing your life to ‘spark joy’, harnessing the power of telling personal…

A Visual Journey of What it Means to Lifescale and Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life

A Visual Journey of What it Means to Lifescale and Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life

Dani Saveker is Global CEO and Founder of The GLAS Group, an organization that offers a simple and effective framework that enables you to do better, be better and feel better in all aspects of life. Dani is also a talented artist who began publishing her Visual Synopses in 2018. She has an incredible thirst for learning and development and so her drawings not only look stunning but seek to capture the messages of some of the world’s greatest thought leaders…

Australia’s Forte Magazine Features Article On Webinar Masterclass With Brian Solis

Australia’s Forte Magazine Features Article On Webinar Masterclass With Brian Solis

The uncredited piece begins: “Are you struggling with focus, procrastination, anxiety, self-esteem, forgetfulness, or creativity? Somewhere along the way, we have become distracted. Maybe we don’t realise the extent to which our everyday rituals, favourite devices and apps, or where we focus our attention is affecting us.” The masterclass offers “practical tips, tricks, and insights directly from Brian Solis on how to be more efficient and productive in our technology-driven world. . .from simple first steps to reclaiming your attention,…

Mind, Body, Spirit with Dr. Kayte

Mind, Body, Spirit with Dr. Kayte

One of the things I love most about the Lifescale experience, is the entirely new adventures on which I’m whisked away. One such experience was the result of attending “The Rising Glen Collective” in Hollywood recently. I was asked to present on the story behind the book to a curated group of artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, experts and executives in an intimate setting–in a beautiful Hollywood Hills home over looking Los Angeles. Boy, was I nervous. Following the event, I met…

The Future of Work and Innovation is Tied to Personal Creativity, Productivity and Happiness

The Future of Work and Innovation is Tied to Personal Creativity, Productivity and Happiness

 What?…Me?…Distracted!?… Yes. You. Us. We are all distracted and have been increasingly so for a long time. But, this isn’t a story about distraction. This is a story about how we, with the help of seductive tech and real-time experiences, disrupted our creativity, promise and happiness. To explain more, I wanted to share a very special conversation with my friends at Gapingvoid Culture Design Group. I’ve had the pleasure to work with them on some of the most creative project…

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

Brian Solis Appears on Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion Podcast

  Solis is quoted talking about Lifescale in an episode of Mark Schaefer’s Marketing Companion podcast introducing Brooke Sellas as his new co-host. Schaefer introduces the concept of Lifescale and mentions that he ran into Solis at SXSW 2019. He then plays a recording of Solis talking about the book. Solis says, “What we all share in common is that we are always online, trying to keep up with what we need to produce, what we want to share and…

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Brian Solis Quoted in a Blurb About Distraction and Creativity on Loyalty360 Reads

Solis is quoted in a blurb at the end of a news summary for June 12, 2019 on the Loyalty 360 Reads page of Loyalty 360, the association for customer loyalty. In a brief section titled “Your Phone, Distraction and Creativity,” there is mention of a new article in Harvard Business Review that highlights an interesting new challenge the business community faces today. The piece reads: “Phones are distracting millennials and Gen Z-ers (that shouldn’t be a surprise), which is…

A Timely Conversation About Digital Lifestyles 🤳, the Future of Work 🤖 and the Importance of Creativity 🎨 with Vala Afshar and Ray Wang

A Timely Conversation About Digital Lifestyles 🤳, the Future of Work 🤖 and the Importance of Creativity 🎨 with Vala Afshar and Ray Wang

I’ve long admired Vala Afshar and Ray Wang. I mean, who doesn’t? They’re each, in their own right, the voice of the future when it comes to all things enterprise, customers, employees and “future of…” That’s why when they asked if I would join them to talk about technology’s impact on creativity and productivity and how its affecting professional and personal lives, I said, “YES!” In this short episode (<10 minutes), we talk about the effects of digital distractions in…

Brian Solis Discusses The Negative Impact Social Networks Have On Creativity at ProXXIma 2019

Brian Solis Discusses The Negative Impact Social Networks Have On Creativity at ProXXIma 2019

In a Portuguese language article by Salvador Strano about Solis’ appearance at ProXXIma 2019, he is quoted as saying “social networks have taken our creativity.” The piece talks about Solis’ journey of discovery that led to writing Lifescale and discusses his conclusion that yes, social networks influence the human brain – and not positively. Solis is quoted: “What was taken away from us was the ability to be creative the way we were. Living life on a screen makes it…

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