Tag Archives: creativity

Making Time For Creativity—The Four Essentials

We are all born creative. The urge to create—to put your stamp on something—is innate. And even if you don’t define yourself by your creativity, your business thrives on it. It’s the engine that produces your ideas, services and products … Continue reading

There’s Still Time For Game-Changing in 2015

As I’m posting this, there are still 60 days left in the year. That’s somewhere between 500-700 business hours that you can yet co-opt to create something excitingly memorable. A game-changer to set you up for the 2016 that will … Continue reading

Leave Room For The Magic

You’re smart. Determined. Focused. You’ve got a plan and you are working it like nobody’s business. Just remember to leave room for the magic. Magic: that little bit of stardust that arrives when you least expect it. 002000

First You Create

“Don’t confuse getting inspired with getting things done. Create before you consume.” Marie Forleo Sheila’s advisory practice was in growth mode. Her big challenge? Devoting the time to build her digital platform to grow beyond her current client base. But … Continue reading

Juicing Your Creativity

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou Creativity: the renewable and potentially exponential energy source within us all that allows you to transcend the traditional and explore the uncharted. How you choose … Continue reading

Use Your Time Creatively

“We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right”  -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King wrote these words in 1963 from the Birmingham jail in a letter to his fellow clergyman. They … Continue reading

Productive Paranoia

I’m not much for New Year’s resolutions. They feel too soft. Squishy. I much prefer the concrete—dates, actions, outcomes (and consequences). Otherwise, it’s just too easy to focus on my clients’ business while forgetting to forge my own. Sound familiar? … Continue reading

In Creation Mindset

I spent the summer thoroughly ensconced in creation mindset. What’s creation mindset? It’s when you’re in the midst of creating something new—a book, a program, a piece of art, a website, a business—and the universe conspires with you to remove … Continue reading

Parachuting Through The Ceiling

Why parachute through the ceiling when you can walk through the door? So asked one of the lesser Mad Men of Peggy Olson when she kept coming back to rework a creative concept after he—her boss—had approved an earlier version. … Continue reading

Taking It Over The Edge

How do you take your work to a new place—not just up a notch, but to a whole new galaxy? There is a thing that brilliant creatives do—they push their work not just to the edge, but over the edge. … Continue reading