Thought Catalog

Creative work

The Two Essential Practices of Creative Teachers

Creative teachers know that two processes are foundational in any educational enterprise, pre-school through graduate school: first, some form of collaborative group work and, second, going through the research process to present logical conclusions.

We’re Losing Sight Of How Important It Is To Fail

We may have this big giant internet to express ourselves, but the outpouring of expression has created these very specific and distinct taste silos — increasingly, we’re being governed by a greater power that’s telling us what we can and cannot like.

Why Your Work Disappoints You

For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer.