Where do you get your ideas? I get asked this a lot, and you probably do to. The answer is actually quite simple. Ideas are everywhere. Sometimes they seem to appear out of thin air, other times you have to forage for them. So the question shouldn’t be where do you get your ideas. The… Continue reading Discover Your Idea Honeypot
This 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… Continue reading Use Awareness and Experience to Fuel Your Creativity
This is part three of the Creative Adaptation series. Could you remake an entire movie only using bunnies and keep it to 30 seconds? What about painting a reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci’s self-portrait on a grain of rice? Would the constraints of developing for the iPhone be refreshing to you? The quote about necessity… Continue reading Explore Ways to Limit Your Creativity
This is part two of the Creative Adaptation series. Humans create. It’s part of our makeup. It’s what we do. You could even say that everything in our purpose for being comes down to 2 desires — to experience and to create.
Imagine 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.