Being Creative is Essential for Online Success
Do you have a strategy that ensures your online business stands out from the crowd?If your answer to the above is NO then you need to address this issue, because if you don't, it is unlikely that your online presence will even be noticed.With there being so much competition in every field on the internet it is essential that you offer your target market something different than your competitors.
Go Ahead and Think Outside the Box!
I am trying to create a discipline where I blog daily. This alone requires effort and commitment.
Five Steps to Higher Creativity: Engaging the Human Spirit
Unleash Your Creativity! Creativity has often been the misunderstood child of the genius family. This misunderstanding has brought along with it a tainted picture of what creativity is, what function it serves, and where it comes from.
A Question of Time and Memory
I have been struck recently by a number of questions which have found their way into my mind. One of these is the question of memory.
Creativity Management and Team Size
Effective team structure is critical when managing creativity and creative output.It appears that many individuals are effective alone - Einstein, Marco Polo etc - however, what is usually overlooked is that these people often collaborated regularly.
Courage and Creating
Doing anything creative often brings up fears, anxieties, insecurities. Courage may be defined as going ahead in spite of fear.
Are You A Creative Meathead?
Remember Archie Bunker's description of what a Meathead
was on All in the Family?Dead, from the neck up!When it comes to creaivity, innnovation, coming up with
ideas that magically turn into money - are you alive?Ever wonder how some of the big names in business are able to
continually come up with new, innovative product ideas,
marketing programs and publicity projects?New ideas are the lifeblood of leaping to the top of your
field.Without diving into the bowels of scientific theory, it
is absolutely true that to fuel creativity, your brain needs
SoulCollage - Combining Collage Fun with Spiritual Practice
SoulCollage? is a unique blend of spiritual practice and the fun of collage. Using our intuition and imagination, we create a deck of collaged cards where each card reflects a different aspect of who we are.
How to Make Time for Art
The key to making time for art is the ability to say "NO".If you say "yes" to everything that is asked of you, you will not
have time to be creative.
How To Master Your Game
Learn how to master your area of endeavor the right way. Start out by finding the people and books that will make you exceptional.
Connect with Your Surroundings
Clutter is one of my favourite topics, and I've written before about the many different types of clutter and how each affects our creativity and our creative expression.Clutter is just one part of our surroundings - our physical environment - that has an impact on our creativity.
10 Tools for Dealing with Criticism and Rejection
Ouch! Whether it's feedback we've asked for, an unsolicited remark called out from the audience or a simple "no" result of an audition or submission process, criticism and rejection are a huge part of our lives as creative artists.Sometimes we're so fearful of being criticized or rejected that we keep our creativity bottled up and don't let it out.
Analysis of The Monkeys Paw by W. W. Jacobs: A Study in Lateral Thinking
I first read The Monkey's Paw as a youngster in Junior High School. I was touched by how an elderly couple received the gift that everyone would want, three wishes, and how the gift turned into a curse.
3 Simple Steps To Solving Problems
You can move beyond your stuck states by contemplating all the possible consequences of your own particular situation.What is it that you want to work in your life?What inner obstacles prevent you from achieving the successful outcome you desire?Once you have confronted your own fears, pulled the emotional skeleton's out of your mental closet, then you will be ready to take stock of your current situation, look at it objectively, and try out new strategies.
New Inventions - From Absurd to Wacky!
New inventions? Heard of a revolving restaurant combination television tower? How about color x-ray pictures? Or heard of a new invention that turns the sea's salt water drinkable? These are wacky new inventions not having been fully used!Are you on the lookout for shirts that don't require ironing? For $4,000.00, you are able to purchase a shirt processed out of titanium-alloy fibers interwoven with nylon.
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How Companies Get Creativity Right (and Wrong)Harvard Business ReviewSARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Beth Comstock is the author of the new book “Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change.” She worked at NBC, CBS, and Turner Broadcasting during times of intense upheaval in the media industry, ...and more »
Social media can ruin your creativity. Don't let itFast CompanySocial media can ruin your creativity. Don't let it. Four working artists and creatives answer the question of the century: Should I delete my social media accounts? [Source Photo: Jan-Willem Kunnen/Shutterstock]. By Co.Design 10 minute Read.
Building creativity brick by brickPortland TribuneWith the theme of "animals" at a recent meeting of the Lego Creativity Club at the Estacada Public Library, there were several creations similar to this built on Saturday, Sept. 15. Master Builder Blair Archer, who coordinates Lego groups in Estacada ...
Creativity is — turning stubble into beautiful baskets & sehrasThe TribuneLudhiana: Stubble burning is a major issue faced by the state of Punjab and many solutions to this problem have been coming up from various corners of the society. Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar has come up with a novel idea of ...
20 Ways to Keep Your Writing Inspiration and Creativity High
When stressed or blocked it is wise to make a change so thatwe don't stay in that place. Yet, many times we forget someof the simple things that we can do for ourselves, quicklyand easily to bring our inspiration back and increase ourcreativity.
Creativity Management - Measurement, Benchmarking, and Improvement
Contrary to common perception, creativity can be made tangible, measurable and useable. In terms of measurement, benchmarking and improvement, the first step is to decide on definitions, the second is to decide on methods of measurement and finally, to monitor each measurement for improvement.
The Secret of Intuitive Intelligence
The word intuition comes from the Latin word intueri, meaning "to look within." Webster defines it as "the power or facility of attaining direct knowledge without evident rational thought.
Characteristics: Creative Types VS Clods!
Here are some odds & ends I have observed in creative-expert-genius types:Direction of Motivation: creatives move toward what they want in all areas of their life while the clods move away from what they don't want.Time Orientation: creatives look forward to completion.
Lucid Dreaming: Discover a Whole New World
Did you know that all of your most cherished dreams are just a good night's sleep away?Lucid dreamers share one of the greatest secrets of modern living. They have discovered a whole new universe-a universe within.
Dare to Dream
Have you ever thought of this? When you were young and at school the teachers always reprimanded the dreamers - "You live on another planet", "You've got your head full of silly notions!" and the like.Then we are in the playground.
Top Five Reasons to Cultivate Your Creativity
Cultivating your creativity is more than spending time with a hobby or performing and displaying your work. Cultivating your creativity takes time, awareness and deliberate action.
Connect with Your Muse
Lately I've been discussing how to thrive as a creative artist by connecting with different things. I thought it might be helpful to begin this article with some distinctions.
Learn A Life Skill TODAY!
Did you ever watch your grandma knitting?Wasn't it boring? Didn't it seem to take forever?Most of us live life in the fast lane.Who needs to buy balls of yarn, search for patterns and spend - heaven forbid - the next three months making a jumper, when we can buy one in the high street for next to nothing.
The Creativity Creed
I believe that creativity is a natural order of life itself
and it provides my life with the purest of energies.I believe there is an underlying creative force infusing
throughout my life.
Shyness - Another View
We are all born shy, aren't we? When we see little children clinging to their parents, hiding behind Mom or Dad, we are reminded about the shyness of first coming into this World. As this early stage of our life we are not ready to be seen just yet.
9 Steps to Supercharge Your Productivity with Creativity
Time is the great equalizer. Everybody has the exact same number of hours in each day.
3 Clever Creative Strategies!
I've got a confession to make..
Are You Inventive Enough to be an Inventor? Some Guidelines to Invention Success!
Inventors make a ton of money when the invention is needed and when the process is done properly. There are different types of inventions.
Tips on Breaking the Creative Block
There's no question that creating anything is hard to do.
Here are some tips if you find yourself creatively blocked.
Art, Artists and Money
Practical money tips for people in the arts.1.
The Art of Keeping a Journal
Journal keeping is basically without rules. It is an uncensored invitation to cut & paste, sketch & chart, and to visualize and unravel every great and small thought.
Improve Your Bottom Line, Kens Idea Saved over $100,000
Engaged employees can show us the way to continuously improve. Customers want our products and services to be better, delivered faster, and produced less expensively.
Self-Care for Creative Artists: 10 Reasons To Care About It
1. To be more comfortable in performance situations - performance anxiety usually stems from a variety of causes - physical, mental and emotional.
Becoming More Creative -- What We Can Learn From Disney
When you think about the legacies Walt Disney left us, do
talking mice and a multigizillion dollar company come to
mind? Actually, those are only the products of his prodigious
and rich creativity - dig deeper and you start to realize one
of the most intriguing heritages Disney left was his
processes.Disney was a creative and problem-solving genius.