Use Awareness and Experience to Fuel Your Creativity

Creative AdaptationThis is part four of the Creative Adaptation series.

There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.” ~ Audre Lorde

It doesn’t matter how new an idea is: what matters is how new it becomes.” ~ Elias Canetti

Those are my favorite quotes about ideas.

I’ve used them frequently with creative clients, especially those who struggled to have an “original” idea. Anything that was even remotely related to something that already existed, they deemed cheating.

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Building Success with Creative Adaptation

Creative AdaptationImagine you just acquired a dilapidated old house on 5 acres of prime property.

Let’s say that it was an inheritance from an unknown rich relative.

She heard what a wonderful person you are through the family grapevine, and wanted to leave you something.

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