Kill Creative Block

Kill Creative Block

To overcome being creatively blocked, we need to overcome the cultural romanticisation of the creative act. We need to stop thinking in terms of genius outliers like Bill Gates, Michelangelo, Jim Hendrix and TS Elliot. We need to start turning on the rational mind to...
What Creativity Does To Your Brain

What Creativity Does To Your Brain

The act of creation, creativity itself and the fine art of getting really good at these two things are matters that have preoccupied me a lot of late. In a previous post about the 10 000 hours of mastery, a reader positted that some people just never seem to get...
10 000 Goddam Hours

10 000 Goddam Hours

Hey Malcom Gladwell! Thanks for the 10 000 hours of mastery. It is such an amazing vehicle for explaining to people why they have or haven’t or will or will not achieve certain things… for explaining away the idea of the mythical inherent superiority of certain...