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10THINGSFOR BETTER CREATIVE THINKING   SOME SIMPLE WAYS TO KEEP IDEAS FLOWING                                            P...
LISTENMORE                               1 MAKE LIKE A DONKEY. GET THOSE EARS FLAPPING.    YES, THERE IS A TIME AND PLACE ...
2               PLAY                OFTEN    CREATIVITY IS A SERIOUS BUSINESS. WHATEVER.           LIGHTEN UP. THE MORE FU...
COMPARELESS                                            3OTHER AGENCIES, OTHER DESIGNERS, OTHER BRANDSOTHER CLIENTS. BLAH B...
4                   FORGET                    YESTERDAY                           Text“HELLO. I AM A DEAD FORMAT FANCIER. ...
ASKQUESTIONS                                     5YOU DON’T HAVE TO HOLD AN INQUISITION, NO ONE EXPECTSTHAT. FIND HORSE, L...
6                 DON’T                  OVER THINK                          TextYES, ANY NUMBER OF POSSIBILITIES ARE POSS...
STOPWAITING                           Text                                            7STOP ASKING FOR PERMISSION. GOT AN ...
AVOIDCLOWNS                                    8YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE. THEY KNOW WHOTHEY ARE. A RED NOSE IS BY NO MEANS TH...
9               BE                YOURSELFWHY ADD TO THE CULT OF DULL DULL DULL.YOU’RE TOO GOOD FOR THAT. GO YOUR OWN WAY....
ENJOY                                          IT                                10THE WORLD IS FULL OF BROKEN DREAMS.CREA...
Photo credits from Flickr under creative commonsStop: http://www.flickr.com/photos/splorp/5402551844/Play: http://www.flickr...
THANKSFOR LISTENINGCONNECT WITH ME ROY@IDEALAUNDRY.COM OR ON TWITTER @ROYMURPHY                                           ...
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10 things for_creatives

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10 ideas to get your creative side thinking. Tips for forgetting about the competition, doing your own thing and enjoying yourself. Simple tools with humour to get your juices flowing. Balls to boring.

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  1. 1. 10THINGSFOR BETTER CREATIVE THINKING SOME SIMPLE WAYS TO KEEP IDEAS FLOWING Produced by Roy Murphy roy@idealaundry.com
  2. 2. LISTENMORE 1 MAKE LIKE A DONKEY. GET THOSE EARS FLAPPING. YES, THERE IS A TIME AND PLACE FOR YAPPING BUT DO MORE OF THE OTHER AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.
  3. 3. 2 PLAY OFTEN CREATIVITY IS A SERIOUS BUSINESS. WHATEVER. LIGHTEN UP. THE MORE FUN YOU HAVE THE BETTER THE RESULTS. TRY IT AND SEE.
  4. 4. COMPARELESS 3OTHER AGENCIES, OTHER DESIGNERS, OTHER BRANDSOTHER CLIENTS. BLAH BLAH BLAH BLAH.YOUR WAY IS THE ONLY WAY.BELIEVE IT AND ACT ON IT.
  5. 5. 4 FORGET YESTERDAY Text“HELLO. I AM A DEAD FORMAT FANCIER. I DON’TKNOW WHERE MY AUDIENCE HAS GONE.”DON’T LET THIS BE YOU. PLEASE.
  6. 6. ASKQUESTIONS 5YOU DON’T HAVE TO HOLD AN INQUISITION, NO ONE EXPECTSTHAT. FIND HORSE, LOCATE MOUTH. LEARN SOMETHING.(ALSO WORKS WELL WITH #1)
  7. 7. 6 DON’T OVER THINK TextYES, ANY NUMBER OF POSSIBILITIES ARE POSSIBLECROWDSOURCE, CUSTOMER SOURCE, OUTSOURCE.BUT FOR THE LOVE OF PETE, MAKE A DECISION AND STICK TO IT
  8. 8. STOPWAITING Text 7STOP ASKING FOR PERMISSION. GOT AN IDEA?GET IT OUT THERE. WANT TO IMPROVE THINGS?GET ON WITH IT. LOOKING FOR A JOB?STAND OUT. JUST DON’T ASK.
  9. 9. AVOIDCLOWNS 8YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE. THEY KNOW WHOTHEY ARE. A RED NOSE IS BY NO MEANS THEONLY PREDICTOR OF POSSIBLE COMEDY.
  10. 10. 9 BE YOURSELFWHY ADD TO THE CULT OF DULL DULL DULL.YOU’RE TOO GOOD FOR THAT. GO YOUR OWN WAY.SAY BALLS TO BORING.
  11. 11. ENJOY IT 10THE WORLD IS FULL OF BROKEN DREAMS.CREATE YOUR OWN FUTURE
  12. 12. Photo credits from Flickr under creative commonsStop: http://www.flickr.com/photos/splorp/5402551844/Play: http://www.flickr.com/photos/splorp/3380364277Mirror: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yjv/4797829217Don’t bother: http://www.flickr.com/photos/billsophoto/5243121852Ask: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inoportuno/5345332919Clown: http://www.flickr.com/photos/19361848@N00/2867938435/Balloon: http://www.flickr.com/photos/agnihot/5435922643Be yourself: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid http://www.laughingsquid Produced by Roy Murphy roy@idealaundry.com
  13. 13. THANKSFOR LISTENINGCONNECT WITH ME ROY@IDEALAUNDRY.COM OR ON TWITTER @ROYMURPHY see more digital stuff, projects and ideas at www.roymurphy.com

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