You want to be more creative? Then you're going to need to create space for it to grow. Creativity requires acts of quiet listening, exposure to new experiences, and the will to follow your curiosity.
This principle is a recurring theme and building block of The Artists Way at Work.
(This is number two in a series of four about this cornerstone of creative thinking. Read my review of the book here. Subscribe to…
Added by Emily Wenstrom on May 30, 2012 at 6:14pm — No Comments
The Artist’s Way at Work is based on the well-established Artist’s Way creative method http://juliacameronlive.com/basic-tools/. It uses the metaphor of the dragon as illustrated in Chen Rong’s renowned painting Nine Dragons, believed to symbolize the enlightenment of Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism
“The creative spirit,…
Added by Emily Wenstrom on May 22, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments
"There are no bad ideas."
As the Idea Sandbox pointed out last weekend, this is said at the beginning of brainstorms the way one says "bless you" after a sneeze--automatically.
And then we go on and forget it was said, sheepishly avoiding speaking up about ideas that we aren't sure of, or that stray too far from the norm.
The reason we…Continue
Added by Emily Wenstrom on May 22, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments