How to be a more creative person | Bill Stainton | TEDxStanleyPark

How to be a more creative person | Bill Stainton | TEDxStanleyPark

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Do you like sitting next to weird people? (Laughter) (Applause) (Laughter) I don’t like sitting next to weird people. I think that’s true for most of us. I mean, be honest, how many of you wish you could change seats right now? (Laughter) Yeah. The problem, though,

How To Stop Procrastinating On Your Creative Ideas: Quit Procrastinating in Creativity
Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

I am a writer. Writing books is my profession but it’s more than that, of course. It is also my great lifelong love and fascination. And I don’t expect that that’s ever going to change. But, that said, something kind of peculiar has happened recently in my life and in my career, which has caused

Creative Work

Creative Work

Creative work penetrates our entire life, giving it meaning. In the creative work lies the interest in life itself. Something that allows us to develop and improve. Without creative work life would have turned into a gray routine. Anything that a man does will be a success, if he has an interest in it, giving

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A powerful way to unleash your natural creativity | Tim Harford

A powerful way to unleash your natural creativity | Tim Harford

“To do two things at once is to do neither.” It’s a great smackdown of multitasking, isn’t it, often attributed to the Roman writer Publilius Syrus, although you know how these things are, he probably never said it. What I’m interested in, though, is — is it true? I mean, it’s obviously true for emailing

Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

There are lots of ways to think. And what you want is you want a toolkit of ways to think and you want ways to think to be aligned with the problems you’re thinking about. So we talk about sort of four examples of ways of thinking. There’s engineering thinking, which is very prevalent in

Steven Dubner:  Understand the Nature of Creativity — and Success.

Steven Dubner: Understand the Nature of Creativity — and Success.

There’s an irony in trying to get people to do their best work — but particularly to try new things and to innovate — in that very often the kind of characteristics that are common to someone who will have a good new idea have no overlap with the characteristics that are common to someone

HARD TO START YOUR ART BACK UP? TRY THIS…

HARD TO START YOUR ART BACK UP? TRY THIS…

Hey, everyone, it’s Nicholas Wilton at Art2Life. Happy Sunday! I wanted to talk today about getting started in your art again, often because you’ve been away or maybe you’re just in between paintings. But I get this question a ton. It’s something we all struggle with, getting momentum back and keeping on going. So today