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Creativity requires that you keep coming back for more

Creativity requires that you keep coming back for more | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Creativity requires that you keep coming back for more To be a writer you have to write, of course. But you can’t simply write a paragraph and call yourself a writer. Arguably, to truly be a writer...
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Unloading mental debt to make room for creative ideas

Unloading mental debt to make room for creative ideas I remember working with a fellow some months ago, we were brainstorming possible creative ideas for a project when he started talking about...
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Newspaper Blackout, #allhallowsblackout For the rest of October, I’m...

Newspaper Blackout, #allhallowsblackout For the rest of October, I’m... | Innovatus | Scoop.it
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For the rest of October, I’m telling a ghost story with a daily blackout. Here are the first ten. The last one will be posted on Halloween. You can follow along as I post them on...
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Something so simple, and yet so creative :)

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Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work | Innovatus | Scoop.it
You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don't worry there are ways to change how our brains work.
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No sleep and its effect on creative thinking

No sleep and its effect on creative thinking | Innovatus | Scoop.it
No sleep and its effect on creative thinking Have you heard about this story? Paul McCartney wrote the hit Beatles song “Yesterday” while he was asleep. McCartney dreamed-up the entire song, then...
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Why you’re more creative at night and how to reproduce the effect

Why you’re more creative at night and how to reproduce the effect | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Why you're more creative at night and how to reproduce the effect If you find yourself feeling a bit more creative at night when you’re tired, you can thank your circadian rhythm. There’s a lot more...
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Your brain only works with what you’ve got. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Your brain only works with what you’ve got. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Your brain only works with what you've got. Creativity comes from everything you already know. Your brain comes up with original ideas by evaluating existing ones. So, always remember, you get out of...
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26 Creative Ideas - How to Be Creative When Creativity Is Blocked

26 Creative Ideas - How to Be Creative When Creativity Is Blocked | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Creative blocks are maddening, but Brainzooming offers 26 strategies to catalyze your creativity when you're stuck.
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Is it better to have many ideas or better ideas?

Is it better to have many ideas or better ideas? | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Is it better to have many ideas or better ideas? As a creative, what should you spend your ideation time on: having many mediocre ideas, or having just a handful of quality ideas? It’s a daunting...
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The psychology behind people believing they aren’t creative.

The psychology behind people believing they aren’t creative. | Innovatus | Scoop.it

Fear to fail.

Simple, isn't it? Now go and try to get rid of it...

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Six things you need in order to be creative.

Six things you need in order to be creative. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Six things you need in order to be creative. A lot of these things are fairly straightforward. Yet, it’s so easy to forget each of the elements we need to think differently about our problems, our...
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Avoiding the trap of envy.

Avoiding the trap of envy. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Avoiding the trap of envy. How easy it is to fall into the trap of envy. You see a young painter who is doing sold out shows at the age of 13. In the media you hear about entrepreneurs who are making...
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100 Reasons Why You Don't Get Your Best Ideas At Work

100 Reasons Why You Don't Get Your Best Ideas At Work | Innovatus | Scoop.it

Some may seem dumb, others actually make sense. So this helps you get to know the why.

The question is: What do you intend to do with such information afterwards?

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere...
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Creative Something

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How immersion and exploration will make you more creative Everything you do will impact your ability to create. Where you hangout (online or off), who you talk to, the things you consume – food,...
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I Can't Draw

“I cannot draw”, many people tell me. And I don’t believe them. What they probably mean is, “I cannot draw well.”
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It is funny how we always make assumptions :)

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Traits of a creative thinker

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Traits of a creative thinker When I was just 15 years old, a friend and I took apart a school computer to see what was inside (with permission, of course). It was one of those all-in-one colored iMacs...
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The link between depression and creativity, and how it can be good for you

The link between depression and creativity, and how it can be good for you | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The link between depression and creativity, and how it can be good for you Why are so many creative types plagued with depression? It’s not creatives alone who suffer from overwhelming bouts of...
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Writing to Learn | Jim Highsmith

Writing to Learn | Jim Highsmith | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Image Source: Jonathan Gazeley “Writing is a form of thinking, whatever the subject,” says William Zinsser in his book, Writing to Learn. Agile methods are
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Forget about left brain right brain

Forget about left brain right brain | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Forget about left brain right brain. Have you heard this before? That one side of the human brain is responsible for creative thinking while the other is more logical and reasoning-oriented? It’s not...
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What influences your creativity?

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What influences your creativity? While writing my next creative ebook I’ve begun to explore the question of what influences creativity? Today, there’s still a large gap in what we know about creative...
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How caffeine affects your creativity.

How caffeine affects your creativity. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
How caffeine affects your creativity. It’s common for creatives to pour a cup of coffee before sitting down to work every day, but how does caffeine actually affect creative thinking? In a nutshell:...
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Building an inspirational environment for yourself.

Building an inspirational environment for yourself. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Building an inspirational environment for yourself. Your environment affects your thinking a lot more than you may realize. Research has shown that even the smallest, seemingly unnoticeable things we...
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The Occupational Adventure (tm): The power of "I wonder"

The Occupational Adventure (tm): The power of "I wonder" | Innovatus | Scoop.it
[This is an Occupational Adventure Blast from the Past!] "I wonder..." Two little words that can change your life. When you look at the future, try taking a view of wonder and curiosity. I wonder how I could.
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The best place to find creative ideas.

The best place to find creative ideas. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The best place to find creative ideas. Many of us are taught to ignore impossible ideas. We’re led to believe that impossible is a set notion, one that cannot be overcome. So we stick to ideas that...
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