I Don’t Sleep, I (Day)Dream

Productivity

Monday, August 30th, 2021

I Don’t Sleep, I (Day)Dream

I don’t sleep — I daydream. Well, not literally. After all, sleep is without question a necessity. But, I tend to daydream a lot, especially when I’m alone — and, it turns out I’m not alone in doing so. It’s been estimated that “nearly 30–50% of waking conscious experience is occupied by thoughts unrelated to […]

Why Should I Think About Innovation?

Productivity

Friday, August 20th, 2021

Why Should I Think About Innovation?

Let’s be real here. If you aren’t moving forward, then you’re falling behind. And that can occur in every aspect of your life. For example, if you’re growing in your marriage, this will be a bumpy road. And, if you’re maintaining the status quo at work, you’re either going to become dissatisfied or surpassed by […]

Innovate, Innovate, Innovate

Productivity

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Innovate, Innovate, Innovate

Thomas Edison once said, “There’s a way to do it better – find it.” In my opinion, that perfectly sums up what innovation is. But, marketing specialist Will Purcell has a more in-depth definition. “Innovation, as a concept, refers to the process that an individual or organization undertakes to conceptualize brand new products, processes, and […]

10 Creative Hacks to Foment Productivity

Productivity

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

10 Creative Hacks to Foment Productivity

There seems to be a misconception that both individuals and organizations must choose between being creative or being productive. In a way, that does make sense. “There is a fundamental tension between productivity and creativity, and managers won’t get more of the latter until they recognize it,” Art Markman writes in HBR. “Productive people move […]

6 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

6 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Creativity is not something you are born with, in fact, it is something that can be learned. With the right motivation and a few simple tips and tricks, you will be well on your way to unleashing the creative genius within you. From being open to new experiences to writing down your dreams, boosting your […]

10 Strategies for Improving Creative Thinking and Having Time To Do It

Productivity

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

10 Strategies for Improving Creative Thinking and Having Time To Do It

Most jobs require at least some degree of creativity, but improving creative thinking isn’t the same as improving your raw productive output. You may be able to master some basic productivity habits, like eliminating distractions and interruptions, but even if you’re focusing exclusively on the problem in front of you, you can’t summon the creativity […]

How to Overcome Creative Blocks and Get More Done

Business Tips

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

How to Overcome Creative Blocks and Get More Done

Creativity is something a business owner can never have too much of. Some businesses actually thrive on it so when your creative juices stop flowing, you could be in for a tough time. When you’re facing a creative block, I wish the solution could be as simple as to wait it out and let the inspiration […]

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