Connections Between Cults, Trains, and Forgiveness

Making connections between seemingly unrelated things is a major key to creativity. When we make random connections, our brains learn to interpret information in creative ways. Check out this PDF from sociology.org.uk about the random input creativity technique. On my about page, I mention that I was a child victim of a cult. I used…

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Business: 6 Ways to Get Your Creative Edge

Since starting this blog about a month ago, I’ve discovered something interesting. Nearly every time I do online research on creativity, I repeatedly find articles from some of the best business magazines and blogs in the world. There’s a reason that great business publications support creativity. It’s simple. Creativity separates the great from the good….

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Imagine a World Without Imagination

You know the things people say about them: they’re naive, irresponsible and rebellious. Often, parents don’t support their kids when they gravitate toward creative subjects in school. It’s sad, really, because we’ll never know how far a kid’s creativity could have gone. When I Was a Kid, I Wanted to Be a Rock & Roll…

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3 Innovators Who Could Change the World

An innovator is a person who introduces new methods, ideas, or products. Innovators are creative people. Names like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates come to mind. But there are many, many more great innovators, and the three I’ll discuss today will surprise you. Have you ever heard of Nick Holonyak? He invented the light-emitting diode…

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Creativity: 5 Reasons to Take the Leap

Maybe you’ve dreamed of writing a great novel. Perhaps you want to take up painting. What’s stopping you? Chances are it’s a combination of things that holds you back. Stop making excuses. 5 Reasons to Take a Creative Leap Builds Discipline: Creativity takes discipline. You have to set goals and commit to reaching them. If…

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