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HACKING CREATIVITY
NEVER LET YOUR IDEA WELL RUN DRY
HOW MANY USES CAN YOU
THINK OF FOR A PAPERCLIP?
98% OF KINDERGARTNERS
SCORED AT GENIUS LEVEL.
WE'RE ALL CREATIVE.(WE JUST FORGET.)
1. LIVE OUTSIDE THE BOX
"You are, in fact, a mashup of what you
choose to let into your life. You are the
sum of your influences."
- AUSTIN KLEON I...
READING THE SAME THINGS.
HAVING THE SAME EXPERIENCES.
LEADS TO
THE SAME IDEAS.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY:
SPEND 5 MINUTES OUT OF
YOUR NORM.
2. PRACTICE GENERATING
IDEAS
"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a
couple, learn how to handle them, and
pretty soon you have a dozen."
— JOHN STEINBECK
10 X 365 = 3,650(THAT'S A LOT OF BLOG POSTS.)
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY:
SPEND 5 MINUTES ON IDEAS.
3. CREATE A CREATIVITY
ROUTINE
"I write only when inspiration strikes.
Fortunately it strikes every morning at
nine o’clock sharp."
- W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
1. START SMALL.
2. EMPHASIZE CONSISTENCY.
3. SHOW UP.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY:
COMMIT FOR ONE WEEK.
4. SET CONSTRAINTS
ONE BET.
50 WORDS.
200 MILLION COPIES.
CONSTRAINTS CAN BE
SUPER POWERS.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY:
SET A TIME CONSTRAINT.
Didn't consider myself"creative"type.
But I realized I limited that to artistic
realm & I'm a creative prob solver.
JEREMEY DUVALLAUTOMATTIC
JEREMEYDUVALL.COM
@JEREMEYD
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Hacking Creativity

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The idea of publishing to a blog can be daunting. Maybe you don’t feel like you have anything worthwhile to add to a topic or you’ve just hit a creative block. We’ll cover four strategies to get out of your own way and generate more ideas than you ever thought possible.

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Hacking Creativity

  1. HACKING CREATIVITY NEVER LET YOUR IDEA WELL RUN DRY
  2. HOW MANY USES CAN YOU THINK OF FOR A PAPERCLIP?
  3. 98% OF KINDERGARTNERS SCORED AT GENIUS LEVEL.
  4. WE'RE ALL CREATIVE.(WE JUST FORGET.)
  5. 1. LIVE OUTSIDE THE BOX
  6. "You are, in fact, a mashup of what you choose to let into your life. You are the sum of your influences." - AUSTIN KLEON IN STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST
  7. READING THE SAME THINGS. HAVING THE SAME EXPERIENCES. LEADS TO THE SAME IDEAS.
  8. WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY: SPEND 5 MINUTES OUT OF YOUR NORM.
  9. 2. PRACTICE GENERATING IDEAS
  10. "Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple, learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen." — JOHN STEINBECK
  11. 10 X 365 = 3,650(THAT'S A LOT OF BLOG POSTS.)
  12. WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY: SPEND 5 MINUTES ON IDEAS.
  13. 3. CREATE A CREATIVITY ROUTINE
  14. "I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp." - W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
  15. 1. START SMALL. 2. EMPHASIZE CONSISTENCY. 3. SHOW UP.
  16. WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY: COMMIT FOR ONE WEEK.
  17. 4. SET CONSTRAINTS
  18. ONE BET. 50 WORDS. 200 MILLION COPIES.
  19. CONSTRAINTS CAN BE SUPER POWERS.
  20. WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY: SET A TIME CONSTRAINT.
  21. Didn't consider myself"creative"type. But I realized I limited that to artistic realm & I'm a creative prob solver.
  22. JEREMEY DUVALLAUTOMATTIC JEREMEYDUVALL.COM @JEREMEYD

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