So, what's the issue? Getting that 5am focused urge to write, or CHANNELLING the effervescence of ideas into projects doesn't happen as often as I need it to. I wish it did. It's exhilarating. It takes no effort - I am in flow, safely inside a bubble's sphere instead of outside of it, watching it go pop.
So how can we get creative in the first place? And act upon those ideas to see them through to fruition?
Fortunately, there is quite a lot we can do to get our juices going and get in flow. Backed by hard evidence. Here's just a few:
New York Times (blog) How the Hum of a Coffee Shop Can Boost Creativity New York Times (blog) In a series of experiments that looked at the effects of noise on creative thinking, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had...
Jigsaw CCS's insight:
Really interesting to know, will have to brainstorm more in coffeeshops with plenty of hot chocolate, what a shame!