The book of inspiration

January 5, 2011

Creative bursts

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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.—Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Inauguration Day, 1933 See also: Getting down to the Business of Creativity

[...] figure out how to get in the zone and do it as often as possible. – Trent

How does one deal with distractions? So how does one get into the zone? Here is one way to do it:

  1. Door shut
  2. People out
  3. Phone off
  4. Email/skype off
  5. Coffe/tea on

[...] When I get back, I’m going to delete all the email in my box, so if it’s important, please re-send it next week. – Seth

Patterns that could be sabotaging your idea.

  • Being a failure avoider
  • Ego based achievement
  • Ambivalence

Some tips from Nicolai about Sketching Strategies:

  • Browse your sketchbooks
  • Date your sketches
  • Avoid erasing notes or removing pages
  • Have tour sketchbook with you

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