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Are you a sketching maniac but don't have a system for storing, sorting, and saving your amazing illustrations? Evernote may be your saving grace. If you still prefer the old school method of pen to paper for your notes, there's an organization tip for that as well, and it's simplicity is brilliant. Ikea has perfected the non-photo shoot and contrary to popular belief, you're not too busy to take a break. 

A Little Known Hack From Japap to Get Your Notebook Organziated
For the love of notebooks, this article is one gigantic awesome tip to organize your analog self.

Useful Tips On Using Evernote to Improve Visual Thinking
Quick, yet powerful tutorial providing useful tips on how to use Everote to think visually.

75% Of Ikea’s Catalog Is Computer Generated Imagery
Yes, that means three out of four things you see in an Ikea catalog are fake. The fixtures. The furniture. The walls. The light. Why? It beats shipping endless pieces of prototype furniture halfway across the world for photo shoots.

Why You Need to Stop Thinking You Are Too Busy to Take Breaks
Inside the science of why taking breaks can make you happier, and more focused and productive. 

From Inspiration to Implementation, Introducing the Inventure Cycle
The Inventure Cycle model provides a scaffolding of skills, beginning with imagination, leading to a collective increase in entrepreneurial activity.

Welcome the Internet Archive to The Commons
The Internet Archive has started adding their photo content to Flickr over the past few weeks, and are now officially part of The Commons. The collection will eventually include all of the Archive's 14 million plus images, added over the coming months. 

Your Company’s Purpose Is Not Its Vision, Mission, or Values
We hear more and more that organizations must have a compelling “purpose” — but what does that mean? Aren’t there already a host of labels out there that describe organizational direction? Do we need yet another?
 

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