I delivered a talk – The Creative Mindset at Work – to about 70 executives, presidents, and administrators of non-profit grant making organizations and of grant-making regional associations. (See video teaser below.) These status quo-shakers and dream-makers had gathered in…
If you avoid problems, you’re not working in a creative mindset. If you seek solutions, you’re not working in a creative mindset. This problem-solution paradox is another contradiction I’ve discovered in the science of creativity.
A Webinar Series for Creatives, Creative Professionals, & Entrepreneurs I’m offering a mini-course in direct response to what some of you have told me you need. Many of you have more ideas than you’ll ever execute in this one wild…
You yearn to rise each morning brimming with purpose of your own making. For 45 minutes or three hours, you desire to hold yourself captive in that creative space defined only by you. But what happens?
The economy’s in flux. Lightning-speed changes in technology dizzy you. And yet your mind teems with ideas. And yet you want, want, want to sustain your creative productivity. But you and I know the problems.
You lose your focus.
Your time slips away.
Your vision fades into a packed scheduler. Your confidence dissolves into a pool of “I’m a fraud and a fool!”-ness.
How can you keep up with let alone innovate in your field?
Imagine your creative momentum like an arrow. What keeps it suspended in air and on-target? What makes the shooting and executing feel effortless?