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    • LAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COM Dr. 16 CreativityIdeas on and Life from
    • “Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid world. It’s more than just a matter of laughing. If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.”― Dr. Seuss
    • 1. You are Youer than You
    • “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” ― Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!
    • YOU ARE UNIQUEAND REMARKABLE!
    • 2. The Power of Nonsense and Fantasy
    • “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Look at life and at problems with different lenses and try out improbable and nonsensical perspectives.
    • 3. The Reality is finally better than your dreams
    • “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Challengeyourself creatively and take the big leap...Make your dreams a reality!
    • 4. Caring For a Cause
    • “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
    • What do you care about?
    • 5. Are You Going Great Places?
    • “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
    • “You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”-Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
    • Move forward with enthusiasm and excitement. Enjoy the journey and the little accomplishments!
    • 6. On Trying New Things
    • “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • “Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!” - Dr. Seuss
    • Are you tryingnew things, meetingnew people and developingnew skills?
    • 7. On Simplicity
    • “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Do not quit because the questions and problems appear complex.
    • Break up a complex problem into smallchunks, develop new skills and move forward = Possibility to get simple and elegant answers.
    • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!
    • 8. A Person is a Person no matter how small
    • “A person's a person, no matter how small.” ― Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!
    • Allow opposing opinions and perspectives from others no matter how smallthey are.
    • Treat others like their opinion matters, like they really matter!
    • 9. The Art of Perseverance
    • “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Dr. Seuss also says: “Out there things can happen and frequently do to people as brainy and footsy as you. And then things start to happen, don't worry. Don't stew. Just go right along. You'll start happening too. OH! THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!”
    • Keep moving on even in the face of your troubles and persevere in the face of difficulty.
    • Do not take nofor an answer and never give up.
    • 10. Laughter is the Best Medicine
    • “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” ― Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
    • Change your perspective of people and life to see the lighter side.
    • Laugh heartily as often as possible and release the stress that does not benefit you.
    • 11. Change Happens
    • “It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
    • Instead of focusing on what you are right now, consider focusing on what you can becomein your life.
    • Embrace uncertainty and change and live your life like a great creative adventure.
    • 12. Being creative like a child
    • “Adults are just obsolete children.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Rediscover and reconnect your inner creative child and enhance your creativity.
    • Ask more questions, change things, break assumptions and make work fun!
    • 13. The Amazing Power of Thought
    • “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” ― Dr. Seuss
    • Dr. Seuss also says: Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
    • Shake up your thinking by trying to come up with new and fresh solutions to problems that you are having.
    • More innovative ideas= the more likely you are to come up with something fun and groundbreaking.
    • 14. On uncertainty
    • “You'll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You'll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!
    • Embrace periods of uncertainty and confusion by engaging the problem and deciding to moveahead.
    • 15. Failure and success
    • “You can get all hung up in a prickle-ly perch. And your gang will fly on. You'll be left in a Lurch. You'll come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump. And the chances are, then, that you'll be in a Slump.”- Dr Seuss, OH, the Places You'll Go!
    • Dr. Seuss also says: NO! That's not for you! Somehow you'll escape all that waiting and staying You'll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing. With banner flip-flapping, once more you'll ride high! Ready for anything under the sky.
    • Realize that failure is temporary and you need to be open to the idea of great success.
    • Learn the lessons that storms bring and become prepared for anything under the sun.
    • 16. Fun and Happiness
    • “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun But you have to know how.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat (Deluxe Edition)
    • Are you having fun in your work and life?
    • 1. You are Youer than You. 2. Nonsense and Fantasy has great creative power. 3. Make The Reality better than your dreams. 4. Care For a Cause. 5. Are You Going Great Places? 6. Try New Things. 7. The answers to complex problems might be Simple. 8. Treat others like they really matter. 9. Keep moving on even in the face of your troubles and persevere in the face of difficulty. 10. Laughter is the Best Medicine. 11. Focus on what you can become in your life. 12. Be creative like a child. 13. Shake up your thinking by trying to come up with new and fresh solutions. 14. Embrace periods of uncertainty and confusion by engaging the problem and deciding to move ahead. 15. Realize that failure is temporary and you need to be open to the idea of great success. 16.Have more fun in your work and life. Summary!
    • Thank You Dr. Seuss for Sharing your Genius with us!
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