The Creative Life

Sunday, November 25, 2018

What is it

Parents and students alike often think that a college major defines possible career options. Yet what distinguishes today's work world from bygone times is that it's quite common for adults to have a variety of different careers in a single lifetime. So what can students do now to ensure happiness and fulfillment in all possible future careers? Are there some majors that cultivate greater creativity in our career choices? And what unique life skills can an education in the humanities offer those about to embark on adult life? Josh and Ken get creative with Scott Forstall, inventor of the iPhone and a Tony award-winning Broadway producer, in a program recorded live at Stuyvesant High School in New York City.

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Harold G. Neuman

Friday, November 9, 2018 -- 10:55 AM

Creativity is either a

Creativity is either a blessing or a curse---that much is perfectly clear. If you are lucky enough to attract the attention of some foundation or organization, dedicated to recognizing and furthering the cause of your creativity, they will ultimately do all they can to set up hurdles and generate red tape, designed to stifle expression and incinerate the vary creativity they had expressed an interest in. It is, then, mostly about living on other people's terms; accepting their editorial preferences and generally watching your talents wither on the vine. All this may require more creativity than you can muster...

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Harold G. Neuman

Friday, December 14, 2018 -- 11:24 AM

Some of us appear to have a

Some of us appear to have a faculty for analysis, from an early age. With others, the learning curve is arduous-even painful. For the rest? They may as well pound sand. Nothing IS easy: it requires little or no thought and no action. Everything else, especially that which is worthwhile, is difficult.

 
 

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Inventor, and Producer Scott Forstall

 
 

Bonus Content

VIDEO: The Creative Life was recorded before a live audience of students and parents at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Watch the entire show!

AUDIO: Listen to the extended Q&A with Scott Forstall:

 

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