We could all improve our productive output on a daily basis by becoming more aware of our own rhythms, when things are cooking and when we’re chopping carrots.
Why am I telling you this? Not because I think I am superhuman or that you should also be engaged on multiple fronts, but precisely because I am not.
Rockstars and poets will tell you that that amazing work of art came to them fully formed in a dream, in the shower, while walking in the park. They are lying (mostly).
Business lessons from poetry; the 3 Poetics Of Innovation
To get to disruption, to take your offering to a level where there is just NO competition, this does not happen overnight or by accident, it takes consistent repeated efforts… it is a process.
Many people and businesses who say they want innovation, end up killing off any hope of it really early on.
How do they do this? They have not learned to suspend judgement.
A quick glance around most corporate offices and you’ll feel right at home. They all look the same. Which means that it’s unstimulating for change. Uniform cubicles, uniform décor, uniform outfits. They call it company culture.
It’s really easy to complain about time, resources and ideas when we are under pressure to produce. But the music industry keeps on putting out examples of how limited resources are really never the issue when it comes to new ideas, innovation and/or invention. Most...
I’ve written repeatedly and at length about how people seem stuck on mistaking Creativity for Art. One of the key reasons that I haven’t discussed as yet, is the 4 P’s view on Creativity. The 4P’s provide a model of creativity: a framework in which it is easier to understand what goes on when people are creative