“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. ” ― Carl G. Jung The famous psychologist Carl Jung described a collective model for the behavior and personality of people where he used the concept of the […]
12 Actionable Tips On Creativity From The Inimitable Twyla Tharp-Part 2
“You may wonder which came first: the skill or the hard work. But that’s a moot point. The Zen master cleans his own studio. So should you.” ― Twyla Tharp, The Creative Habit This is part-2 of the two part series on how to be creative and actionable tips on creativity from Twyla Tharp. Read Part-1 […]
12 Actionable Tips On Creativity From The Inimitable Twyla Tharp-Part 1
“The only thing I fear more than change is no change. The business of being static makes me nuts.”- Twyla Tharp She is a dancer and a choreographer who has produced over 130 dances and ballets over the last 4 decades. She openly admits that some of her work was good (read genius or masterful here) […]
10 Effective Ways to Rapid Innovation-Part 2
“Innovation— any new idea—by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires courageous patience.”— Warren Bennis This is Part-2 of the 2 part series on how to rapidly innovate. You can read Part-1 here. A quick […]
10 Effective Ways to Rapid Innovation-Part 1
“There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo Stories of innovation are highly inspiring to all of us. When an individual or an organization steps out of their current mold and launches something highly innovative, many things may […]
5 Unconventional Places To Rediscover Your Creative Mojo
“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not’?” – George Bernard Shaw How does your creativity work? Do you think that you need to be in your creative place, your studio or your usual work area for the creative ideas to begin flowing? Do you […]
24 Ways to Tell If a Writer is Trapped Inside You!
“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” ― William Wordsworth Writing can be a wonderful way of self-expression and telling your own story. Whether you write a journal, pen a few lines daily or if you are wanting to write your book, the art of writing confronts many of us at some time […]
20 Ways To Be Incredibly Creative Like a Child-Part 2
“I know not what I appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore” – Sir Isaac Newton This is part-2 of the 2 part series on how to be creative like a child. Read part-1 here. Here is a summary of Part 1: […]
20 Ways To Be Incredibly Creative Like a Child-Part 1
“I wept because I was re-experiencing the enthusiasm of my childhood; I was once again a child, and nothing in the world could cause me harm.”― Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage This is part-1 of the two part series on how to be creative like a child. Children are endlessly curious, creative and express an unhindered […]
54 Quotes And Actionable Ideas To Unleash Your Creativity!
As a creative person, you will have to continually try new things and stretch your limits of imagination and venture into uncharted territory. I believe that every single one of us is highly creative but some of us have forgotten that we can rekindle the creative fires and unleash our creative adventures in new ways. Here is […]
The Myths Of Creativity
“That inspiration comes, does not depend on me. The only thing I can do is make sure it catches me working.” ― Pablo Picasso What are some of the myths of creativity and creative people that just do not seem to go away? Have you heard the following before: Creativity is only for artists. I am not […]
10 Ideas On Creativity And Life From Sir Ken Robinson!
“Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value”- Sir Ken Robinson We all want to be highly creative but often there are many obstacles to doing that. Some of the obstacles appear in the form of personal blocks while others manifest as social pressures and lack of support. Creativity is slowly but surely moving […]
7 Steps To Unleashing Your Imagination!
“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein One of the greatest assets that you have as a human being is the incredible power of your own imagination. Do you understand the importance of your imagination but do not feel inspired by it or do not quite know how […]
Do Doodling And Sketching Increase Your Creativity?
“Doodling is to make spontaneous marks to help yourself think.”~ Sunni Brown Do you think that doodling is a waste of time? Do you think that people who are doodling in a class or at a conference are just bored or simply being disrespectful to […]
14 Ideas on How To Generate New Ideas-Part 2
“You grow ravenous. You run fevers. You know exhilarations. You can’t sleep at night, because your beast-creature ideas want out and turn you in your bed. It is a grand way to live.”― Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing This is part 2 of the 2-part series on How to Generate New Ideas. Read […]
12 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently-Part 2
“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” ― Sophia Loren This is part 2 of the 2-part series on things that highly creative […]
12 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently-Part 1
“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ― Walt Disney Company This is part 1 of the 2-part series on things highly creative people do differently. Have you ever wondered […]
10 Awesome Life and Business Tips From Richard Branson-Part 2
This is part 2 of the 2-part series on great ideas from Richard Branson. You can read part 1 here. If you would like to just see and go through the visual SlideShare presentation, please scroll to the end of the post! “My family brought me […]
10 Awesome Life and Business Tips From Richard Branson-Part 1
You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over, and it’s because you fall over that you learn to save yourself from falling over.” ― Richard Branson, Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur This is part 1 of the […]
16 Lessons on Creativity and Life From Dr. Seuss- Part 2
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! This […]