Weekend Planner: May 20

fridayFriday’s here again!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.

Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

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Weekend Planner: May 6

weekend_065Friday’s here again!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.

Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

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11 Useful Tricks to Improve Your Creative Thinking

Creative-Thinking-ListAuthor: Lorenzo Del Marmol
Source: Creative Corporate Culture

In this very competitive society we live in, the need for creative thinking is now more in demand more than ever. Both the corporate and organizational landscape require creativity from their staff and employees, may it be to come up with superbly packaged products, enticing marketing campaigns, innovation breakthroughs or as trivial as solving daily challenges in the workplace. Creative thinking is not for the artistic people alone. People who work in other fields need to fire up their creative thinking to get out of the rut called “creative block.”

Creative block is a phase when an individual seems not able to conjure a creative idea, or because he thinks not creative. That’s not true! Everybody can be creative but like everything you need to practice it. To work out your brain and to get out of this stagnation, applying a few but useful tricks should get your creative juices flowing.

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Forget Job Titles, Here’s How To Really Measure Your Success

happy-businessmanAuthor: Ruby Lowe
Source: Undercover Recruiter

There are many ways you can measure the success of your career. Your pay packet, your job title, the size of your team. But when it comes down to it , and you begin to look at the bigger picture, these measurements don’t mean a thing. You could have a great paying job with an impressive title – but if you don’t enjoy your day-to-day life due to the stress – it could be argued that you’re not successful at all.

Everybody has a different idea of success – but if we’re getting down to the nitty gritty about the fundamentals of work, life and happiness, here are a few ways that you may be able to distinguish success other than your pay check!

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