A Creative Career Resource


Asking for a Friend: How Do You Learn to Manage People?

In the second installment of our advice roundup with the co-founders of Of a Kind: doing the job no one teaches you.

Asking for a Friend: What Does It Take to Build a Successful Partnership?

The creative business duo behind Of a Kind answer reader questions—starting with a topic near and dear to them.

Obsessed: Building a Brand People Love from Day One


Stumbling Blocks and Obstacles: How to Overcome Creative Ruts

Strategies from creatives on how to get unstuck and move forward in your work.

How to Think Smart About Your Downtime

With the right approach, your downtime can reap benefits for your career and optimize your work life.

Pay Attention: The Art of Noticing

Rob Walker invites us to look at the world around us with fresh eyes in his book of exercises, challenges, and observations.

Highlights from the 12th Annual 99U Conference: The Creative Self

Our speakers at the 2020 99U Conference explored the theme of The Creative Self with insight, wit, and compassion. Here’s a look at the keynotes, master classes, and workshops from our first virtual 99U Conference, filmed at a production studio in Brooklyn and in our speakers’ homes across the world.

The Creative Self Workbook

Coach Tina Essmaker’s interactive workbook provides five days of exercises to tap into your voice, purpose, community, and deepen your creative practice.

9 Ways Creatives Can Manage Anxiety

Develop a toolbox of skills to access in times of stress or uncertainty. Much like your your creative practice, your response is a work in progress.