Picture in your mind a paperclip. Any typical, run-of-the-mill, office paperclip will do. Now forget everything you know about paperclips and list as many alternative uses for this object as possible. You will see that a paperclip could actually be many things… like a ruler. My computer monitor measures 9 paper clips high by 12 […]
“I don’t accept the judging of process… we’re all trying to get to the same island. Whether you swim, fly, surf or skydive in… it doesn’t matter.” Those are the words of Jerry Seinfeld as he talked with Micheal Richards over coffee. What he’s referring to is creative process; it’s an essential element in bringing any creative work […]
As a teenager, I was painfully shy and self-conscious, but the first time I stepped on a dance floor I knew I was hooked for life. I had found a pathway to ‘flow,’ a key ingredient to happiness and something all of us can experience. I was in my late teens when I first danced […]
View this post on LinkedIn. One day, Sara Blakely had the idea to cut the feet off from her pantyhose, and Spanx was born. This idea led to a skyrocketing business with hundreds of millions in revenue and turned Sara Blakely into one of the world’s few female billionaires. It sure seems like ideas are valuable.
View this post on LinkedIn. “I’m just not very creative.” In college, I majored in art and I can’t tell you the number of the conversations about selecting majors that ended up with the other person making a statement like that. As if by birthright only art majors can make the claim of being creative. But this was […]