Weekends aren’t what they used to be. And it’s become a serious problem. Nearly 40 percent of Americans reported working 50 or more hours per week, putting us far ahead of our European counterparts, with less to show for it. But that’s starting to change. In her new book, author Katrina Onstad interviewed leaders who are capping workers’ hours to brilliant effect and offers myriad ways we can reclaim our leisure time with meaningful pursuits. Here she speaks with 99U about her findings. Full Article.
For creatives, the retirement age of 65 is merely a mile marker, not the end, of their life's ride. Here four old souls, ages 67 to 101, discuss why they continue to hone their craft with no end in sight. Why? "There is an immortality to being creative," says one. Full Article.
Technological innovations will continue to wow and delight, but they'll also come and go. In the creative world there is no replacement for the human touch as Australian calligrapher Gemma O'Brien shows us. O'Brien likens creating live art to sport. "You can't just look away," she says. The actual performance forces an artist to take a leap into an environment where mistakes can't be airbrushed out. Here, O'Brien discusses why authenticity trumps perfection. Full Article.
For the past eight years, former Chief White House photographer, Pete Souza, has provided the world with an inside glimpse into life as the President of the United States. Here he shares how he landed the coveted position, the skills and sacrifice required to be a White House photographer, and how the job has evolved in the age of social media. Full Article.
Summer is here and you’re probably heading to the beach because it’s 5 million degrees outside. You’re going to need a good beach read, so might we suggest the new issue of Ninety Nine U Magazine? Our beautiful quarterly provides a jolt of creative inspiration, doesn’t require Wi-Fi, and can double as a sun shade. (If only it could triple as a beer koozy, but alas.) Get Issue No 13 now.
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