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What leads creative people to create? inspiration? perspiration? threat of having to work a "real job"?
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How constraints spur creativity

How constraints spur creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Krithika Rosenthal discusses constraints in the context of Twitter’s Vine video app, Lars Von Trier’s movie 5 Obstructions, Applec Computers and Oreos.
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Eliminate Deadline Stress

Eliminate Deadline Stress | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Are you suffering from 'Deadline-itis?' Expert Time Coach and Author, Elizabeth Grace Saunders has just the prescription for your procrastination. Deadlines don't need to stress you out!
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Do Gifted Kids Want To Be Zuckerberg Rather Than Einstein?

Do Gifted Kids Want To Be Zuckerberg Rather Than Einstein? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
There are now more gifted students. But are they geniuses? And are they choosing careers in science?
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Tying Yourself to the Mast

Tying Yourself to the Mast | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
'We don't want our attention to wander from our work or our studies, but inevitably it does—and that's why we have to tie ourselves to the mast.'
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Time to get inspired, unplug, and create.

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stan stewart's comment, February 5, 2013 10:04 PM
Thanks, Sarah, for the re-scoop.
Sarah McElrath's comment, February 5, 2013 10:18 PM
My pleasure. Interesting post--especially in this age of constant communication. Smart phones can be both blessing and curse.
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Is there a difference between pragmatic creativity and artistic creativity? Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Is there a difference between pragmatic creativity and artistic creativity? Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Is there a difference between pragmatic creativity and artistic creativity? Yes, there is a difference between pragmatic creativity – problem solving, logical reasoning, thinking – and artistic...
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Optical Illusions, Changes in Nature Prompt Creativity · Creativity-Portal.com

Optical Illusions, Changes in Nature Prompt Creativity · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Optical illusions, along with changes in nature, can have a powerful impact on your creativity.
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How Superstitions Really Work

How Superstitions Really Work | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
How superstitions maximize our confidence and thus our persistence.
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How Movies Teach Manhood

How Movies Teach Manhood | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
We need movies that send positive messages to boys: that cooperation is heroic, and respecting women is as manly as defeating the villain.
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Why You Should Work From a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office

Why You Should Work From a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Here at Lifehacker, we've often encouraged switching up your working environment to spark creativity and prevent burnout. Even taking a few days each month to work in a new place can benefit you greatly.
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Learn This Technique To Become More Productive

Learn This Technique To Become More Productive | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Is productivity more important than happiness?
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...on a scale from -10 to +10 ...

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Creativity War

Creativity War | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
There is a minor war raging among creativity professionals. On one side, we have the creative problem-solving enthusiasts – the pro-brainstormers – and on the other side, we have the anti-brainstormers.
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Join the anti-brainstormers.

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Let The Creative Process Help You To Achieve Your Goals

Let The Creative Process Help You To Achieve Your Goals | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Blog post at HSP Health Blog :

Do you get stuck when trying to move forward?

Are you creative but still find that you can flounder or use your momentum?

Do you w[..]
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Improv Quote of the Day: Killing Creativity in Kids

Improv Quote of the Day: Killing Creativity in Kids | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
We’re very good at killing creativity in kids. We kill it with ruthless efficiency. The schools have twelve years to sculpt your mind, and they end up convincing kids that they’re not c...
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Exercise enhances creativity independently of mood -- Steinberg et al. 31 (3): 240 -- British Journal of Sports Medicine

Exercise enhances creativity independently of mood -- Steinberg et al. 31 (3): 240 -- British Journal of Sports Medicine | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
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Starting from zero to get ideas. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Starting from zero to get ideas. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Starting from zero to get ideas. Some years ago Sir Ken Robinson, the author and creative advocate, once told a story of a six year-old girl in school. The girl was sitting in the back of the...
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, February 11, 2013 7:41 AM

Ah, taking the risk of failure. So hard for adults--and maybe getting harder for kids as well with all the testing that goes on in schools.

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Poems and Photographs Can Help to Inspire Writing - Fish as Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.com

Poems and Photographs Can Help to Inspire Writing - Fish as Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Why do people respond so enthusiastically to graphic images? Here's one theory.
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Why Meetings Make Us More Creative

Why Meetings Make Us More Creative | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Meetings have become synonymous with wasted time, but done well they can actually make us more creative.
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Optical Illusions, Changes in Nature Prompt Creativity · Creativity-Portal.com

Optical illusions, along with changes in nature, can have a powerful impact on your creativity.
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Why it’s hard to identify “creativity.” Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Why it’s hard to identify “creativity.” Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Why it's hard to identify "creativity." “Creativity, in short, is not something mystical; it’s an extension of what you already know.” That’s Robert Epstein in his article Capturing Creativity. While...
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Nice Cat (An amazing story of encouragement for artistic creativity)

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Nice Cat (An amazing story of encouragement for artistic creativity) | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
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Ways to discover the impossibly possible. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Ways to discover the impossibly possible. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Ways to discover the impossibly possible. In 82 AD the Roman satirist Juvenal wrote: “rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cygno.” Meaning: a rare bird in the lands, and very like a black swan. Back...
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Creativity and the Monsters - Fighting the 10 Hideous Monsters · Creativity-Portal.com

Creativity and the Monsters - Fighting the 10 Hideous Monsters · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
If you want to be true to your creative self, and make your contribution to our world, there is no room for fear.
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When an idea strikes, act. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

When an idea strikes, act. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
When an idea strikes, act. In 1873 Otto Loewi was born. There was nothing spectacularly different about his birth, or his childhood, or even the years he spent as a young adult in Europe. Otto was, by...
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The No. 1 Enemy of Creativity: Fear of Failure

The No. 1 Enemy of Creativity: Fear of Failure | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
To innovate, stop worrying about "failure" and start thinking of "learning."
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