Do you spend time reading new information? Do you regularly take in new stimuli? Do you allow yourself time to absorb your influences? This question was raised by Todd Henry in an Accidental Creative podcast recently. It got me thinking: I love research, I love new stimuli, but do I really take it all in? … Continue reading Make information active and develop yourself with Do Notes
Have you ever given up on a problem, only to find that the answer miraculously jumps out at you the next day? Graham Wallas, in his work Art of Thought, published in 1926, presented one of the first models of the creative process. Wallas separated the process into five phases, one of which was incubation. … Continue reading Creativity and taking a break
Did you make a career out of doing what you love, but now find that you’ve lost that original passion? Has it become more about making money than loving what you do? Todd Henry from The Accidental Creative suggests that commerce may cause a conflict between creating for others and creating for yourself. In Henry’s … Continue reading Creative but bored?