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Spark Your Creativity and Innovate Today with Michael Hendrix & Panos Panay [Video]

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In today’s episode, we cover the power of music and listening with Panos A. Panay and R. Michael Hendrix. Panay is a Cypress-born entrepreneur and educator, Hendrix is an American graphic designer and entrepreneur, and both are the authors of Two Beats Ahead: What Musical Minds Teach Us About Innovation, featuring interviews with some of the top creative geniuses of our time.

Some of the best music humans create comes from collaborative work between artists, but why is collaboration so important, what should you avoid when collaborating with others on any project, and why is it important to focus on the process of creating something just as much as the end product? 

What to Listen For

  • The Power of Listening – 0:00 
  • What is the difference between hearing music and listening to it?
  • Why is the silence between notes more important than the notes themselves?
  • What creative acts do design and music have in common?
  • What are you NOT doing …

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With jobless Texans losing access to federal unemployment benefits, some in rural areas can't find jobs [Video]

Gov. Greg Abbott said that after June 26, unemployed Texans won't be getting extra federal assistance. He also cut off Pandemic Unemployment Assistance which helped gig workers, self-employed people and others who aren't covered by unemployment insurance.