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Creativity

Episode 37 – Charismatic Creations

Episode 37 – Charismatic Creations

What gives a creative endeavor charisma? Is it subjective? Tackling what x-factors the team explores how humans are hardwired to detect excellence.  2:39 - What’s the point of slip-n-slides?  6:05 - Are we moving away from Kickstarter? 8:47 - Main Topic -...

Women of Geekdom

Women of Geekdom

Gene Rodenberry, George Lucas, and Stan Lee are respected names in Geekdom. We know and respect their contributions. Do we know of the women of geekdom? At Orange Nebula, we believe representation matters. We know there are so many unsung heroines. From board game...

Creativity and Sleep

Creativity and Sleep

We talk a lot about fueling creativity. As creative people, we strive to increase our creativity whether that means turning off our phones or even creating replications of great pieces of art. What if creativity is based less on the topics we’ve previously discussed...

Episode 35 — Mentors & Professional Break Takers

Episode 35 — Mentors & Professional Break Takers

Do you need a mentor? Is it even worth it? What does even having one look like?  After listening to this, we’re curious about your take. How has having a mentor helped you? Does having a mentor make you better enough to recommend it to others? 5:35 - Professional...

Destressing – Finding That Work-Life Balance

Destressing – Finding That Work-Life Balance

At the time I am writing this, I’m curled under a weighted blanket and researching other methods to destress and find that precious work-life balance. Typically, I attempt to make these blog posts evergreen, meaning that I try to not include current events to sure a...

Episode 33 – Sucking Less

Episode 33 – Sucking Less

Sometimes improving ourselves is just too dang hard. Sometimes we lack the where-with-all for genuine improvement. It's moments like these where all we can attempt to do is just suck less. Tom, Theresa, Marc, and Lacey break down their trials and errors. 19:23 - While...

Motivation

Motivation

Financial advisor, Chinkee Tan said, “Opportunity comes to the prepared mind.” With that in mind, I’ll add that motivation acts as the vehicle to success. Tan embodies his quote. His family’s business suffered a huge loss when he was twelve and he did what he could to...

Recreating Yourself to Find Happiness

Recreating Yourself to Find Happiness

Pausing a second here. It’s been a crazy, very rough, bizarre, and for many, a bad year. The Outpost (this community of creatives [that’s you too BTW]) is a sanctuary of the geeky, pop-culture loving peeps — a place where we come together and celebrate differences,...

Turn Fear Into a Superpower

Turn Fear Into a Superpower

Ever been paralyzed by the concept of success? This whole concept makes us our biggest enemy and the only way to overcome is to turn our fear into a superpower. Think about a time fear of success held you back.  How did you overcome it? Or did you? I would love...