explore new ideas and skills...
make lots of use worlds of different things based on activities fantasy to inspire and objects already familiar a vital part of the creative process is to ʻmakeʼ something learn how things are madetry out your own ideas learn from our failures experiment express creativity by drawing pictures, writing stories… play on their own... or with a group of real friends inspiration for creativity comes from many different sourceslook outside your own experience versions of everyday things allow children to create their own worlds
A number of the innovative
entrepreneurs also went to Montessori schools, where they learned to follow their curiosityhttp://blogs.wsj.com/ideas-market/2011/04/05/the-montessori-maﬁa/
Similarly, Amazon’s culture breathesexperimentation and
discovery. !Mr. Bezosoften compares Amazon’s strategy ofdeveloping ideas in new markets to “plantingseeds” or “going down blind alleys.” !Amazon’s executives learn and uncoveropportunities as they go. !Many efforts turn outto be dead ends, Mr. Bezos has said, “But everyonce in a while, you go down an alley and itopens up into this huge, broad avenue.” http://blogs.wsj.com/ideas-market/2011/04/05/the-montessori-maﬁa/
Montessori taught me the joy
of discovery… It’s all about learning on your terms, rather than a teacher explaining stuﬀ to you. SimCity comes right out of Montessori…videogame pioneer Will Wright http://blogs.wsj.com/ideas-market/2011/04/05/the-montessori-maﬁa/
We both went to Montessori
school, and I think it was part of that training of not following rules and orders, and being self-motivated, questioning what’s going on in the world, doing things a little bit diﬀerently.Google’s founders Larry Pageand Sergei Brin
How does workbecome play? Most
importantly, ﬁnd the thing that ignites your passion. When you tap into that energy, work becomes play and you enjoy every minute of it. Once you’re in that mode, you’re destined to do great things. Justin Talerico co-founder Ion Interactive http://www.commarts.com/insights/moving-upstream.html
When I play pool, I
tend tooverthink the angles to make a shot.Ive found that if I scan the table,see where I want it to go, thenshoot, I get much better results.–Jay Morgan http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/pichead/
For the last ﬁve-some years,
I’ve given up making New Year’s Resolutions. Instead I have what I call the New Year’s Project. Each year I pick a large topic, and spend my time on and oﬀ throughout the year teaching myself about it. http://www.eleganthack.com/?p=2809Christina Wodtke Practical Tip!
1. To develop the expertise,
reputation, influence, andmeans to create (and bring to market) product or serviceexperiences that dramatically improve peoples lives. 2. To inspire and share the means by whichorganizations can create better customer experiences.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE DOING?
FIGURE OUT HOW TO PRACTICE SELL IT AND LEARN! WHAT ARE LEARN TO WHAT AREYOU REALLY SAY NO PEOPLE GOOD AT? BUYING?with some credit to Bud Caddel (whatconsumesme.com) and Jim Collins Good to Great.
BIG Wa rning: My object
in living is to unite My avocation and my vocation –Robert Frost If you end up doing what you love for a living, a work-life balance & work-life boundaries are very diﬃcult to establish.
The "best" investment you can
make isnt gold. Its the people you love, the dreams you have, and living a life that matters.Umair Haque http://blogs.hbr.org/haque/2011/06/the_best_investment_you_can_ma.html