You are not more creative at the last minute. It may seem like you are, but that’s a cognitive distortion brought on by no sleep, too much caffeine, hyperfocus, or some other direct effect of your all-nighter.
Everyone loves Abundance. Yet Scarcity seems to be better for Creativity. Maybe a lot better.
Stop bleeding from the brain trying to be original, it’s a hopeless task. Nobody is going to applaud you for it, because you will never do it.
In the previous blog, I labelled the Genetics Lie of Creativity the most “important” lie about creativity, putting it at #1. And yet now I am saying there is a more damaging one. Yep! CREATIVITY LIE #2: The Artistry Lie “Creativity is Artistry.” The Genetics Lie is the grandma of all the lies about Creativity, […]
The lesson is straightforward. Stop saying you just aren’t creative, or creative enough. Get off your ass and start working on your creativity the same way you would study for exams or go to the gym.
Evidence seems to clearly show is that creativity is not gained as we grow up, but lost. Picasso said that all children are artists, with the trick being to remain an artist once we grow up. A seminal study by George Land showed this with frightening clarity in 1968, the year of my birth.
When life gives you lemons, you can’t always make lemonade and you must not blame yourself for this.
Have you met Anthony Brown (virtually)? Dont you get such great joy and pleasure of visits from Anthony and his purportedly Millionaire pals almost every time that you try to click on anything?
Standing in the middle of this burning trash, and eating it, stand a wide variety of animals. Perhaps it could be expected to find trash pigs – but here, trash pigs are a relatively rare sight, which we only saw in the slum neighborhood on the other side of the bridge over the Benue River, near Gotel.
In the aftermath of the Nigerian-Biafra War, the Nigerian government sought to locate its capital in a location not predominated by any one ethnic group. The site of Abuja was chosen for the Fedeal Capital Territory as it was centrally located and had few existing residents. Today, it is Africa’s only purpose-built capital city. – […]