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Denise Jacobs
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Attended University of Washington
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Apparently, Felicia Day liked my article enough to share it. Right on!
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This is a long article, but it really has some great points about the "inner critic" voice that's so destructive when you're trying to create, and some great workarounds. My favorite quote:
"Trick your inner critic by using a bait-and-switch tactic. When you feel your inner critic trying to put the brakes on your motivation, enticing you to procrastinate, deftly sidestep it by telling yourself: “I’m not really going to do x, I’m just getting ready for it.”
This is how I wrote the whole Season 5 on vacation early this year, I convinced myself it was free writing, just PREPPING for writing when I got back. 82 pages later, I was almost done after I actually got home! :)
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Occupation
Speaker + Author + Creativity Evangelist
Employment
  • Denise Jacobs (Un)Limited
    Speaker, 2008 - present
  • DeniseJacobs.com
    Author, Writer, Blogger, 2005 - present
  • A Creative Dose
    Creativity Evangelist, 2010 - present
  • PapillonEffect
    Web Solutions Consultant, 2000 - 2012
  • Dotmarketing, Inc.
    Senior Project Manager, 2007 - 2008
  • Seattle Central Community College
    Faculty, Web Design & Development Program, IT Dept., 2000 - 2005
  • Microsoft
    2004 - 2005
  • WRQ
    Project Manager, 1999 - 2000
  • University of Washington
    Events Coordinator & Website Manager, 1996 - 1997
  • New Horizons Learning Center
    Instructor, 2006 - 2007
  • Microsoft
    1997 - 1998
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Currently
Miami, FL
Previously
Yellow Springs, Ohio - Seattle, WA - Montpellier, France - Stanford, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Washington, DC
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Speaker + Author + Creativity Evangelist
Introduction

Denise R. Jacobs is a Speaker + Author + Creativity Evangelist who speaks at conferences worldwide and consults with companies and individuals, teaching techniques to make the creative process more fluid, methods for making work environments more conducive to creative productivity, and practices for sparking innovation.

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Author: The CSS Detective Guide. Co-author: Smashing Book #3: Redesign the Web, and InterAct with Web Standards: A holistic approach to web design
Education
  • University of Washington
  • Stanford University
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Female