Creativity, Imagination, and Ideation
(How to Develop Your Creative Side and Generate New Ideas)
|Does Your Room Inspire You? How do you feel whenever you are in it? Is it a place that inspires you?|
|Creative Renewal: Emptying your mind for creative renewal. How to get over a creatively DRY period and refresh your mind.|
|Temporarily Unplugged: A Good Idea to Foster Creativity?|
|The Creativity Crisis. For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong and how we can fix it.|
|How Being Busy Means Not Being Creative.|
|Tools to help you become more creative, devise imaginative solutions to problems, and spot opportunities that you might otherwise miss.|
|How Group Think Stifles Creativity.|
|Blog post on singer-songwriter Neil Young and his creative process. Then find more insights and a video interview with Charlie Rose -> here (note: the interview starts at 4:05). The blogger says of him: Neil Young has a direct line to his emotions. His creativity is not over-thought, over-prepared or forced.|
|Albert Brooks on Internet and its Impact on Creative Expression.|
|Why Group Norms Kill Creativity|
|Different ways of generating ideas including absence thinking, reverse brainstorming, assumption busting, and many others.|
|Do You Recognize These 10 Mental Blocks to Creative Thinking?|
Targeted Breakthrough Thinking (TBT).
What this thinking style is and how to use it.
Ten Great Ways to Crush Creativity and Hamper Innovation.
A how-not-to guide for leaders.
|Cartooning and Creativity. The powerful effect of using simple imagery instead of words.|
|Happy Emotions Boost Creativity. Whereas positive emotions tend to spur creativity, negative moods can help people focus.|
|Six(6) Simple Things You Can Do to Stay Creative.|
|Dream Incubation - an effective tool to help you see things through a different lens and stimulate extraordinary thinking and creativity.|
|Why love can make you more creative.|
|Spark better creative thinking with higher ceilings.|
|The brain chemicals that enhance creativity.|
|Five (5) Ways To Boost Your Creativity Using Brain Science.|
|Think Like a Child: Learn to think like a kid again and unlock your hidden potential.|
|Clearing Clutter Opens the Mind.|
|The Worst - I mean BEST - Idea in the World.|
|Is constant stimulation hurting our creativity - and the economy? Scott Adams (the creator of the Dilbert comic strip) discusses his ideas about the benefits of boredom.|
|Creativity for the Cautious.|
|The World Needs You to Follow Your Inspiration. You are unique. Your perspective of the world is equally unique, and it's important you share it as only you can.|
|Four Reasons Why Fear is a Creative's Friend.|
|Keep Creating Even in the Face of Criticism.|
|Odd Behavior And Creativity May Go Hand-in-hand.|
|Creating Space. How well does your surrounding environment draw out your creative potential?|
|Enhancing Creative Incubation. New research shows that reducing brain activation can increase creativity.|
|How to Boost Your Creativity: 20 Tips from Psychology for Boosting Creativity.|
1. Dose of Creativity
A really cool and interesting blog chock full of a diverse mix of all things creative sprinkled with inspired hints and tips.
Don't miss the 'Everyday Creative' section where blog author Melanie takes you along on a year long personal journey as she explores being more creative.
2. Applied Imagination
A thought-provoking blog exploring ideas about creativity, creative thinking, creative problem solving, innovation, applied imagination, education, creative studies and more.
You'll also find details about creativity events and workshops in Connecticut and nearby vicinity. Be sure to also check out blog author Steve Dahlberg's website http://www.appliedimagination.org.
|What happens to great creative Ideas.|
|The Creativity Company - Thinking out of the box?|
|Killing good ideas can harm your future.|
|Dilbert: Predictable and Changes.|
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