I had so many cool links I figured I’d just round them up for you!
https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/138c5efd45e9 - Don’t go to art school. REALLY.
http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/06/why-i-write-barry-ritholtz/ - He may be talking economics, but we can relate to why Barry Ritholtz writes.
http://makezine.com/2013/06/27/question-block-lamp/ - Changing your processes for your product.
http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/sites/jchs.harvard.edu/files/son_2013_key_facts.pdf - A good overview of housing market changes and the economy. Not as cheery as it seems.
http://www.themarysue.com/transformer-tardis/ - A Transformer AND a Tardis!