WAYS TO
UNLEASH
YOUR
CREATIVE
GENIUS
(PROVEN)
STUCK IN A
CREATIVE JAM
DO YOU EVER
FIND YOURSELF
?
NOT ALONE
YOU’RE CERTAINLY
!
of content marketers report lacking
inspiration for the majority of their
creative projects.
OVER 90%
of tools and tactics to release your inner
Da Vinci and get back on track with
awesome content ideas!
HERE’S A LIST
BE TIRED1.
Believe it or not, being creative is
easier at non-optimal times.
For instance, if you’re a morning person, your best
idea...
WORK OUT2.
Studies suggest that those who
exercise are more productive than
those who don’t.
	
  
“Sweat is like WD-40 for your mind-...
PLAY NOISE3.
Forget silence or Mozart…
Ambient noises like rain, static, or
what you find at a cafe, are ideal for
broader and less focu...
TRAVEL4.
A change of scenery is another
great method for coming up with
new ideas.
College students, for instance, have
been known ...
DIM THE LIGHT5.
If the light around you is softer,
you’re are more likely to be
creative.
This is due to a subconscious feeling.
“…darknes...
BLUE & GREEN6.
A glimpse of certain colors can
help with specific tasks.
red = detail-oriented
green/blue = creativity
Source : ncbi.nlm.n...
SET LIMITS7.
Surprise! Counterintuitively,
constraints can actually increase
your creative output.
You know how having a blank page
in ...
HAVE A MESSY DESK8.
A not-so-tidy desk can encourage
creative thinking.
It makes you avoid classic ideas and
experiment with newer ones.
Sourc...
TRY THESE APPS9.
Oflow
Offers hundreds of proven creativity
techniques.
Coda
A crowd-sourced app for creative writing.
75 Tools for Creative ...
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9 (Proven) Ways To Unleash Your Creative Genius

  1. 1. WAYS TO UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS (PROVEN)
  2. 2. STUCK IN A CREATIVE JAM DO YOU EVER FIND YOURSELF ?
  3. 3. NOT ALONE YOU’RE CERTAINLY !
  4. 4. of content marketers report lacking inspiration for the majority of their creative projects. OVER 90%
  5. 5. of tools and tactics to release your inner Da Vinci and get back on track with awesome content ideas! HERE’S A LIST
  6. 6. BE TIRED1.
  7. 7. Believe it or not, being creative is easier at non-optimal times. For instance, if you’re a morning person, your best ideas will come in the evening. A tired brain is more distracted and less focused. It’s easier for it to see things in different ways. Source : upenn.edu
  8. 8. WORK OUT2.
  9. 9. Studies suggest that those who exercise are more productive than those who don’t.   “Sweat is like WD-40 for your mind-–it lubricates the rusty hinges of your brain and makes your thinking more fluid. Exercise allows your conscious mind to access fresh ideas that are buried in the subconscious.”   -Psychology Today Source : ric.edu
  10. 10. PLAY NOISE3.
  11. 11. Forget silence or Mozart… Ambient noises like rain, static, or what you find at a cafe, are ideal for broader and less focused thinking. Try apps like Coffitivity or RainyCafe to generate creativity-enhancing background noise. Source : jstor.org
  12. 12. TRAVEL4.
  13. 13. A change of scenery is another great method for coming up with new ideas. College students, for instance, have been known to perform better after travelling abroad.   Source : psycnet.apa.org
  14. 14. DIM THE LIGHT5.
  15. 15. If the light around you is softer, you’re are more likely to be creative. This is due to a subconscious feeling. “…darkness elicits a feeling of being free from constraints and triggers a risky, explorative processing style.” Source : sciencedirect.com
  16. 16. BLUE & GREEN6.
  17. 17. A glimpse of certain colors can help with specific tasks. red = detail-oriented green/blue = creativity Source : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  18. 18. SET LIMITS7.
  19. 19. Surprise! Counterintuitively, constraints can actually increase your creative output. You know how having a blank page in front of you feels. Having less choices or resources forces you to think in new ways. Source : fastcocreate.com
  20. 20. HAVE A MESSY DESK8.
  21. 21. A not-so-tidy desk can encourage creative thinking. It makes you avoid classic ideas and experiment with newer ones. Source : pss.sagepub.com
  22. 22. TRY THESE APPS9.
  23. 23. Oflow Offers hundreds of proven creativity techniques. Coda A crowd-sourced app for creative writing. 75 Tools for Creative Thinking Offers dozens of inspirational ideas.
  24. 24. WANT TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR CONTENT MARKETING ? Increase readers, subscribers, and leads with Uberflip START A FREE TRIAL
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