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Post by Oleg Mokhov. Photo by alterna2 Want to unleash your creative genius? Take a lesson from a band that knows a thing or two about creating remarkable work: Radiohead. Love ’em or hate ’em, Radiohead are a major and remarkable band – especially their ’97 magnum opus OK Computer, a creative, critical, and commercial… Read more
Photo by jared I can’t even begin to count how many posts I jot down that I never finish. Some sit and rot in an ideas file for the rest of their life, and that’s as far as they get. Others get as far as a few paragraphs, even up to a nearly finished post… Read more
Photo by ideacreamanuelaPps I’m going to level with you: I’ve got nothing to write today. Not a single thing. So why are you still reading? You’re probably thinking that I’m going to turn this into a lesson of some sort, but that’s just the thing: I can’t. Because I can’t think of a single thing… Read more
Photo by zanzibar This is the first in a series of posts that showcase things I’ve learned during my recent honeymoon travels. My new wife and I decided to go on a Caribbean cruise for our honeymoon, and with the help of the most knowledgeable traveler I know, we booked an amazing week-long cruise. Lynn… Read more
Photo by Twm™ Robots are wonderful machines. There are times like today where I look at all that has to be done and wish I could flip a switch and turn into a robot. I could fly through all that I have to do, in less than a fraction of the time. How? With my… Read more
Photo by Stephen Poff In our Western culture, we’ve been educated out of our creativity, sponteneity and genius by being taught that, in order to make progress, we need to do more research, get more information, and learn more skills. We’ve been taught that wisdom is about adding knowledge, and our innate wisdom, creativity and… Read more
Photo by Zevotron On most days there is blind woman that goes to the coffee shop I frequent. Karen’s one of the sweetest and most genuine people you’ll ever meet. What’s most amazing about Karen is her complete trust in her guide dog, Comet. Comet leads her everywhere she needs to go, and allows Karen… Read more
Photo by Frederic della Faille This post was written by Glen Allsop of PluginID. Whether it was starting my first business or writing reports for clients, there have been a number of times when I need to get my creative juices flowing. Even today, in a situation where I work from home and get to… Read more
“Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Post written by Cath Duncan. Photo by brewedfreshdaily For the creative person, fear is always nearby. But in spite of… Read more