Getting something extraordinary OR “How to avoid only finding the obvious solution by using conventional problem solving techniques”

Has there been a time when you know you want something different, but you don’t know exactly what it is?

Or you want to solve a problem, but you know you won’t get a different result if you use the same approach you’ve always taken?

Basically, instead of boring and ordinary – you want different.
You want something extraordinary.

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These are the same expectations that I bring to my own work.
For instance, as an entrepreneur, I grapple with how I define success for myself (there’s no performance review checklist that’s already been created for me by ‘the powers that be’).​

So using a conventional, logical way of creating my definition of success, I’d sit down with my beverage of choice and list all the ways that I measure success and answer “How do I know that I’m successful?” But instead I decided to do this… ​ Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration-Wishes for a Creative New Year

Happy New Year!

I found this quote by Neil Gaiman and just had to share it with you. It sums up my wishes for you this year. May you live a more creative life this year and find many ways to express your uniqueness and “live as only you can”.

Creative Inspiration-Wishes for a creative new year from Inner Creative. Neil Gaiman quote May your coming year...

I love this time of year. There’s a sense of possibility. We can allow ourselves to dream and imagine ‘what if?’ What if I took the plunge to turn my idea into something real? What if I finally went on that big holiday adventure? What if I made some more space and time to do things that I love? 

But there’s also danger that these dreams can stay just that, especially when ‘real life’ kicks in. So first, we need to be clear and know exactly what we’re aiming for: what is our vision? What would you like your 2015 to look like? What is your creative dream? What things would you like to do? Where would you like to go? How would you like to feel? Continue reading

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