Marli Mesibov provides clients with a combination of content strategy and project management at a UX Design agency, Above the Fold. She is an active contributor to ATF’s blog, in addition to writing short stories in her spare time. Marli can also be found on Twitter, where she shares thoughts on UX Design, content strategy, and Muppets.

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Taming The Wild Mind

Myths have developed around and researchers have studied how the human brain juggles creativity and organization. Popular theory tells us that the left brain is structured and logical, while the right brain is artistic and imaginative, and that all human beings use predominantly one side of the other.

Taming The Wild Mind

Working in a creative field means challenging that theory, or else challenging the schedules and deadlines that managers impose on writers, designers and other creatives. As a project manager in a UX design agency, as well as a writer, I believe it is necessary to challenge both the assumptions about schedules and the belief that creativity implies disorganization.


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