“Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid world. It’s more than just a matter of laughing. If you can see things out of whack, then […]
Creative Chaos and the Art of Stirring It Up: 10 Ways to Up the Creative Ante-Part 2
This is part 2 of the 2-part series on Creative Chaos and the art of stirring it up and living your creative best. Here is Part 1. If you would like to just see and go through the visual SlideShare presentation, please scroll to the end of the post! 5. Running into Uncertainty: the Eye […]
Creative Chaos and the Art of Stirring It Up: 10 Ways to Up the Creative Ante-Part 1
“Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.” ~John Lennon This is Part 1 of the 2-Part series on creative chaos and the art of stirring it up. What drives the creativity engine? Do you think it is order with structure or disorder with chaos? Perhaps it is a mix of structure […]
12 Ways to Supercharge your Life with Inspiration-Part 2
This is Part 2 of the 2-part series on Inspiration. 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! Here is a summary of Part 1. 1. Breathe In: Breathe deeply and imbibe the world around […]
12 Ways to Supercharge your Life with Inspiration- Part 1
inspiration |ˌinspəˈrāSHən| noun 1 the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative: 2 the drawing in of breath; inhalation. “When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and […]
Creative Restrictions: 9 Action Tips to Enhance your Creativity
Do you think that creativity thrives with an endless array of options or do you think that it needs more structure? Do you think that having rules, restrictions and deadlines restricts or enhances your creativity? There is a misconception that restrictions and rules limit the creativity of an individual. Restrictions, rules and frameworks are good […]
The 7 Styles of Learning and Slideshare Presentation
One of the most important skills that we need in order to succeed is to learn new concepts and improve on the ones that we already know. Do you think that you are an effective learner or do you feel like you find it difficult to learn and master new material? It is important […]
Unleash your Creative Adventure by Stepping into the Discomfort Zone!
“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” ~ Rev. John Maxwell What do you think is one of the most important indicators of great progress on any journey? Have you experienced getting into a new creative venture and remember being really excited for a little while? And then you […]
Are you Blocking your Happiness and Creativity?
Dear Readers, Thanks for stopping by! If you are a new subscriber, thanks a lot for subscribing to Launchyourgenius! I have a couple of questions to ask you. Question 1: On Happiness “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ~Aristotle Do you ever feel like everything is going well and then you end up short-circuiting your happiness? I […]
Timeless Creative Inspiration: 13 Ways to Jump Start Your Creativity
Need some creative inspiration? How about some timeless quotes on creativity? If you are like me, you need an occasional push to inspire your creativity. You may need some creative enthusiasm, some support and a few words that resonate with you. Here is a list of amazing quotes about creativity and my description of them […]
There are no bad ideas: 7 steps to ideation
“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” ― Napoleon Hill Do you have a process to generate new, exciting ideas and bring them to life? There are periods in our life when ideas come […]
25 questions to spark your CREATIVITY!
Welcome and Recent Guest Posts
Ramesh NG via Compfight A warm welcome to all the new subscribers! And a hearty welcome back to the existing subscribers! You all rock. Thanks a lot for subscribing. Here are the links for a few guest posts that I wrote recently: 1. My post on Expert Enough titled: 11 Steps to Decode the Creative Process 2. […]
Are You a Creator or a Consumer?
Image Credit: derrickcollins via Compfight How do you spend most of your time? Are you a creator or are you a consumer? Having different roles and personas We all have different roles in our lives. Most of us have very busy lives and often life is a blur of activity from one role to another. […]
Are you painting your own masterpiece?
“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau, Chapter- Conclusion, Walden. What is your unique story? Are you painting your […]