Category: Trigger

Why bother?

“That corny phrase ‘thinking outside the box,’ that’s what I do for corporations,” he says. “In teaching them how to draw, I’m teaching them an entirely new way to see. They unbox their minds and absorb what’s really there, with all of the complexity and beauty. One of the common phrases that students use afterward Read More

What is Right-brain thinking?

Two Ways of Knowing Betty Edwards has used the terms L-Mode and R-Mode to designate two ways of knowing and seeing – the verbal, analytic mode and the visual, perceptual mode – no matter where they are located in the individual brain. You are probably aware of these different characteristics. L-mode is a step-by-step style Read More

4 lessons in creativity

An interesting video on creativity Burstein identifies four lessons that creative people should embrace: Pay attention to the world around you, and be open to experiences that might change you. (aka being present and self-awareness) Realize that the best work often comes out of the life experiences that are most difficult. (aka acceptance) Get comfortable Read More

In a heartbeat

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Creative challenge of the week

Can you express ‘my life so far’ in a 6-word one-liner? Some examples of one-liner life stories: If only I had turned left. No A Levels but a millionaire. Alas, Mr Right never turned up. Wasted my whole life getting comfortable. Started slowly then dashed to line. Ditched the map, found better route. Read More

Writing

“For some reason, we think writing is supposed to impress people. But it’s not. Writing is supposed to connect with people.” Read More

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