• Like
  • Save
10 ways to stir up some creative magic!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

10 ways to stir up some creative magic!

on

  • 2,805 views

10 ways to stir up some creative magic!

10 ways to stir up some creative magic!

Statistics

Views

Total Views
2,805
Views on SlideShare
2,238
Embed Views
567

Actions

Likes
7
Downloads
90
Comments
0

3 Embeds 567

http://launchyourgenius.com 556
http://pinterest.com 9
https://twitter.com 2

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    10 ways to stir up some creative magic! 10 ways to stir up some creative magic! Presentation Transcript

    • WAYS TO STIR UP10LAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COMMAGIC!CREATIVESOME
    • “L!f" !# w$%& $%pp"# w$" ()*%r" b*#( +%,!- )&$"r p.%#.”~J)$ L")
    • What drives the creativity engine?
    • ORDER AND STRUCTURE?DISORDER AND CHAOS?ORWhat drives the creativity engine?
    • A MIX OF ORDER AND CHAOS?What drives the creativity engine?STRUCTURE + SPONTANEITY?
    • Do you feel intensely strong feelingsthat feel like huge waves hitting theshore?
    • Do you feel both unbridled joyand deepfrustrationassociated with the creative process?
    • If &$" %#w"r &) &$" q*"#&!)# !# ("#,r"%/ ) b"0%*#" ()* %r" )& &$" ).()"…
    • 1. The Push and the Pull: The ComfortZone Vs. The Discomfort Zone“I $%v" r"%.1"/; !& !# /*r!- &$" &!+"#I %+ f%r )*&#!/" +( "."+"& &$%& I2p"r!"0" +(#".f &$" +3&.” ~ C.J)(B".. C.
    • Are you staying at the edge of yourdiscomfortwith your creativity?
    • D) ()* /) &$!-# &$%& 20!&"()*, !#p!r" ()* %/ +%,"()* % .!&&." #0%r"/? Or %r"()* #&%(!- ! ()*r z)" )f0r"%&!v" 0)+f)r&?
    • Here is a call-to-action:Embraceuncertaintyand discomfortover certaintyand comfort.
    • T%," )" #+%.. %0&!) &)/%(&$%& p*&# ()* )*&#!/" )f ()*rz)" )f 0)+f)r&.
    • B"-! w!&$ % #+%.. 0r"%&!v"pr)4"0& &$%& ()* $%v" %.w%(#w%&"/ &) 0)+p."&" %/ -)&$r)*-$ w!&$ !& "v" &$)*-$()* +!-$& b" &"rr!5"/ )f &$"r"#*.&.
    • 2. The Astonishing Powerof UnfavorableSituations“6" &r*&$ !# &$%& )*r 5"#& +)+"&# %r" +3& .!,".(&) )00*r w$" w" %r" f"".!- /""p.( *0)+f)r&%b.",*$%pp(, )r *7.5.."/. F)r !& !# ).( ! #*0$+)+"&#, pr)p".."/ b( )*r /!#0)+f)r&, &$%& w" %r".!,".( &) #&"p )*& )f )*r r*&# %/ #&%r& #"%r0$!- f)r/!ff"r"& w%(# )r &r*"r %#w"r#.” ~M. S0)&& P"0,
    • Problems and impossible situations areopportunities in disguise.
    • 6" %*&$)r )f H".p, K%&$r( S&)0,"&&&)), 5v" ("%r# &) 0)+p."&" &$" b)),%/ w%# r"4"0&"/ 60 &!+"# b"f)r" !&-)& p*b.!#$"/.6" b)), $%# #!0" #)./ +)r" &$% 5+!..!) 0)p!"# %/ $%# #&%("/ ) b"#&#".."r# .!#&# f)r +%( w"",#.
    • J. K. Rowling conceived of Harry Potter while on adelayed train journey. Over the next several years,she got divorced, lost her mother and battledpoverty while keeping the dream alive for her books.
    • Embrace unfavorable conditions and go dosomething groundbreakingwith the lessonslearnt.
    • A..)w /!ffi0*.& #!&*%&!)# &)&r%#f)r+ ()* %/ +%," ()*+)r" :2!b.", +)r" p)w"r7.%/ +)r" r"#!.!"&.
    • 3. Fire, Fire Burning Bright: The BurningDesire Difference“W$%& ()* /) +%,"# % /!ff"r"0",%/ ()* $%v" &) /"0!/" w$%& ,!/)f /!ff"r"0" ()* w%& &) +%,".”― J%" G))/%..
    • If ()* %r" 7"."/ b( %/"#!r", % 5r" -r"%&"r&$% "-) r".%&"/w!#$"#…
    • If ()* %r" &r*.( !#p!r"/ &)#$%," &$!-# *p %/ +%," &$"w)r./ % b"&&"r p.%0" %# % r"#*.&)f &$%&…
    • S)+"&!+"# ()* %r" 0)fr)&"/w!&$ % .!f"-0$%-!- "v"& )r()* +%( 0$%-" % “,"(#&)"$%b!&” &$%& ,"p& ()* b%0, %#/"#0r!b"/ b( C$%r."# D*$!-- !$!# !#p!r!- b)),, 6" P)w"r)f H%b!&.
    • When such an event happens, you may develop agreat fire of inspirationand the burningdesire to make a difference in your life and thelives of others.
    • If you discover you have only a year to live, all theunnecessary clutter just falls apart. You will haveno time to lose. You get to work on the mostimportantthings.
    • Do have a burning desire tocreatively inspire and makesomeone’s life better orsomething better?Do you have a reason and apurpose that is so important thatit fills you up with inspiration?
    • Mobilize that amazingfire in your belly topush forward in yourcreative ventures
    • 4. Nothing to lose, everything to gain:“Screw it, lets do it”“Y)* /)’& ."%r &) w%., b(f)..)w!- r*."#. Y)* ."%r b(/)!-, %/ b( f%..!- )v"r.”-S!rR!0$%r/ Br%#)
    • If ()* w%& &) #&!r &$!-# *p !&$" w)r./ )f 0r"%&!v!&(, ()*""/ &) "+br%0" S!r R!0$%r/Br%#)’# p$!.3)p$( )f“#0r"w !&, ."&# /) !&.”
    • D) ()* f"". .!," ()* $%v" % .)&&) .3" b( 0$%#!- %;"r ()*r0r"%&!v" /r"%+?6" r"%.!&( !# &$%& ()* +%( b"r!-$&.
    • However...The adventure of the journey and thepossibility of fantasticdestinations is priceless.
    • The relevant question toask is whether stayingSTUCK is eventuallyRISKIERthan theimmediate risk of going forit.
    • D) )& %..)w %(&$!-&) $)./ *p ()*r 0r"%&!v"v"&*r"#.
    • 5. Running into Uncertainty: theEye of the Creative Storm"D) )& -) w$"r" &$" p%&$ +%(."%/; -) !#&"%/ w$"r" &$"r" !#) p%&$ %/ ."%v" % &r%!.."~R%.p$ W%./) E+"r#)
    • There will be hopelessand impossible days.Your creative venture will look like it is stumbling andgasping for air...
    • Many of us give upat this point when it gets toodifficultand unbearable to continue on.
    • Realize that every storm comes only to pass.
    • I! "#$ w%!&r() b%%*, + L,!S-,r-.p, ,.-"%r Er#/ R#$ &0!$ "#$-"%r1 %f -" L,! S-,r-.p: “A!%r2,!3,-#%! &$#2!& -% /r,- !wpr%&./-$ ,!& $rv#/$ .!&r /%!&#-#%!$%f 4-r5 .!/r-,#!-1.”
    • "K)w."/-" !# % *"/!-%/v"&*r" %& &$" "/-" )f*0"r&%!&(." ~J%0)bBr))w#,!
    • Ask: how can you LEARNfrom theadversity?
    • If you have emerged without a newperspective, it may be that you areunwilling to changeDIRECTION.
    • R55br -",- /",!2 #$,)w,1$ #!v#-,b)...),r!#!2,!& r,)3,-#%! #$ %p-#%!,).
    • 6. Embracing fear and massive action:the opposite of analysis paralysisI%0&!) br""/# /)*b& %/ f"%r. A0&!)br""/# 0)5/"0" %/ 0)*r%-". If ()*w%& &) 0)q*"r f"%r, /) )& #!& $)+"%/ &$!, %b)*& !&. G) )*& %/ -"& b*#(.~D%." C%r"-!"
    • The quick and easy solution to this problem is to take action inthe face of fear. There will never be a completely fear free situationand it is unrealistic to believe that we can banish fear.
    • A0&!) <p#:W$" ()* -"& #&*0, ! f"%r, &%," % #+%.. %0&!) &)+)v" f)rw%r/.N) %0&!) $)w"v"r #+%.. !# *!+p)r&%&. Ev"r(#!-." &!( b!& )f f)rw%r/ +)+"&*+ 0)*&#.R"+"+b"r &$%& f"%r 0%)& b" b%!#$"/. Y)* w!..$%v" &) b"fr!"/ f"%r %/ )& &r"%& !& .!," %""+(.
    • 7. Fueling the creativity engine: using the power ofanger and strong emotions“A-"r !# 4*#& %-"r. I& !#’& -))/. I&!#’& b%/. I& 4*#& !#. W$%& ()* /)w!&$ !& !# w$%& +%&&"r#. I&’# .!,"%(&$!- ".#". Y)* 0% *#" !& &) b*!./)r &) /"#&r)(. Y)* 4*#& $%v" &) +%,"&$" 0$)!0".”― J!+ B*&0$"r 
    • DO YOU SHUT DOWN WHEN YOUGET ANGRYOREXPERIENCESTRONGEMOTIONS?
    • Instead of shutting down, allow emotionsto further the cause ofyour creative endeavor.Breathe deeply and put pen to paper or brush tocanvas. Externalizethe power of your emotionsand capture their essence in a work of creative art.
    • 8. Creative entropy: Life is messyand everything moves towardsdisorder: The structure of chaos“Y)* +*#& $%v" 0$%3 w!&$! ()* &)-!v" b!r&$ &) % /%0!- #&%r.” ―Fr!"/r!0$ N!"=#0$"
    • O" )f &$" 7/%+"&%. .%w# )fP$(#!0# !# &$" L%w )f E&r)p( )r/!#)r/"r &$%& #&%&"# &$%&"v"r(&$!- ! &$" *!v"r#" !#+)v!- fr)+ % #&%&" )f )r/"r &)/!#)r/"r )r 0$%3.
    • Creativity is like chaos and entropy within theconfines of a meaningful framework or rules.
    • If you do not allow the chaosto exist because ofyour obsessive need for order, you might beshort-circuitingthe creative process.
    • E+br%0" &$" 0$%3!A..)w ()*r#".f &$" 0r"%&!v" fr""/)+&) b" +"##( %/ 0$%)&!0 ! ()*r0r"%&!v" v"&*r"#. 
    • 9. Waking up From the Sleep Walk:Reinventing and Stirring It Up“D) "v"r( %0& )f ()*r .!f" %#&$)*-$ !& w"r" &$" v"r( .%#& %0& )f()*r .!f".”― M%r0*# A*r".!*#
    • Do not let your wonderand amazementturn into routine and familiarity...
    • Allow ideas to combineand mix freelyin your head. Allowthem to percolate and brew like a fine coffee and serve up thesynthesis.
    • L"& !/"%# fr)+ /!ff"r"& %/ v%r!"/"."+"&# 0)+" !&) ()*r $"%/ %/0r3#-p)..!%&".A#,: If I w%# #)+")" ".#" )r !f I0$%-"/ +( p"r#p"0&!v", w$%&w)*./ I /) /!ff"r"&.(? 
    • Change the lensthat you see theproblem through.Zoom in and zoom outto look at differentaspects of theproblem.
    • 10. Putting it All Together and theLaunch: Sheer Joy of the Process andthe Possibility of Rejection and Failure“I&’# -))/ &) $%v" % "/ ! +!/ b*& !&$" "/ w$%& 0)*&# !# $)w ()*&r%v"..”― Or% R3#
    • INSPIRATION + FEAR +EXCITEMENT+DISCOMFORT+ACTION + CHAOS=CREATIVE MAGIC
    • Are you willing tostir things and upthe creative ante?
    • SUMMARY1. STAY IN THE DISCOMFORT ZONE.2. EMBRACE UNFAVORABLE SITUATIONS, LEARN AND ACT.3. ESTABLISH A BURNING DESIRE TO CREATE SOMETHING.4. FOLLOW SIR BRANSON’S PHILOSOPHY: SCREW IT, LETS DO IT!5. WEATHER CREATIVE STORMS AND UNCERTAINTY.6. EMBRACE FEAR AND TAKE ACTION.7. USE THE POWER OF STRONG EMOTIONS TO CREATE.8. ALLOW CHAOS AND CREATIVE FREEDOM.9. COMBINE AND CONNECT, KEEP THE WONDER ALIVE.10. PUTTING IT TOGETHER: CHAOS+EXCITEMENT+ACTION+INSPIRATION+DISCOMFORT = CREATIVE MAGIC
    • THANK YOU!My name is Harish and I am deeply passionate in bringingthe best of Creativity, BehavioralPsychology and Scienceto you inorder to Creatively INSPIREYOU!I am a Creativity and Inspiration Coach, Writer andTeacher.Contact meif you need a burst of Creativity andInspiration for you or your organization!CLICK-->LAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COM
    • LaunchYourGenius.ComClick below for moreawesome stuff and sign upfor free updates!
    • Noël Zia Leevia Flickr CCdbnunley via Flickr CCThomas Tolkien via Flickr CCLel4nd via Flickr CCbastet in the sky withdiamonds via Flickr CC What_marty_sees Via Flickr CCRising Damp Via Flickr CCmark sebastian via FlickrCCWhatsername viaFlickr CCBert Kaufmann via Flickr CC ecstaticist via Flickr CCNicholas_T via flickr CCFrank Wuestefeld via Flickr CCNeal via Flickr CCKevin dooley viaFlickr CCVince Alongi via Flickr CC
    • Edgar Barany via Flickr CCFey Ilyas via Flickr CCmikebaird via Flickr CCDaniel Peckham via Flickr CCDarwin Bell viaFlickr CCJohan Rd via Flickr CCNanagyei via Flickr CCCavale via Flickr CCeschipul viaFlickr CCssh via Flickr CCJenny downingvia Flickr CCThomas Hawk via Flickr CC