Back in 2017, Wesley Reisz shared this image with the text, “Artist’s secret toolbox for creating art ... transformations.” The slide is from Brian Kane.
“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”
~ Joseph Chilton Pearce
Can ten minutes of mindfulness meditation make you more creative and feel less negative, restless, nervous, and irritated? The Harvard Business Review says yes it can.
One more quote from Michael Piller’s book, Fade In. I think I read that Stephen King and other writers write a similar amount, usually five to ten pages a day. Many beginning writers try to sit down and write an entire book at once, but it’s important to know that writing is more of an endurance contest, not a sprint. Also, when you get tired not only does your productivity drop, but your creativity plummets.
“The best use of imagination is creativity. The worst use of imagination is anxiety.” ~ Deepak Chopra (Image from this G+ page.)
My favorite business book of all time is "Growing a Business" by Paul Hawken, and in the book he shares the following mission statement (from a company whose name I won't mention here) as something you probably don't want to write: