Creativity doesn’t always come easily. But you can get the ideas flowing with the right set of attitudes and skills.
Everyone has oodles of creative potential- often it just needs to be unlocked. Here’s a really quick quiz to help you gauge your own creative potential.
How broad are your horizons? [...]
Ok that’s fine, but I’m going to take this a little further and make it more personal. Here’s what I believe:
“Creativity is the ability to continually surprise yourself with what you can achieve.”
For many [...]
Sometimes it’s best to prise yourself away from the computer when in need of new ideas or a fresh perspective. I have my own secret weapon of inspiration… RUNNING! In fact, I’ve just got back from a run and my brain is buzzing, so I thought I’d share my technique.
It’s the magic of [...]
As we grow older and gain more of life’s responsibilities, we often lose parts of ourselves that allowed us to imagine, express and dream. We often dumb down our creativity as we fall deeper and deeper into the world of work and ‘serious’ adulthood.
One way to recapture some of that lost creative energy is [...]
It can be possible to get trapped within the thought boundaries of your particular industry and job role. Restricting yourself to only immediately relevant knowledge can limit the potential to find novel ideas.
Look to other industries and see if there are analogous solutions that can be applied to your challenge. Quite often, concepts and [...]