By: nanzige | December 08, 2017

What is Creativity?

The creative process is the act of making new connections between old ideas or recognizing relationships between concepts. Creative thinking is not about generating something new from a blank slate, but rather about taking what is already present and combining those bits and pieces in a way that has not been done previously.

While being creative isn't easy, nearly all great ideas follow a similar creative process. In 1940, an advertising executive named James Webb Young published a short guide titled, A Technique for Producing Ideas.

Young believed the process of creative connection always occurred in five steps.

The Creative Process

1.  Gather new material. At first, you learn. During this stage you focus on 1)...

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By: nanzige | November 07, 2017

How do you know if you believe what we believe? Just read the 10 Pillars of Our Community listed below. These 10 Pillars will drive our community. If you like these ideas, then you’re going to love it here.

1. We believe that you can set a higher standard for your life, even if the world around you settles for average.

We believe that you don't need permission to live a remarkable life or to make the world a better place. You don't need to be tapped, chosen, appointed, or nominated. You don't need to be a “high achiever.” You just need to be willing. If you want something better, more exciting, and more meaningful then you can have it.

Members of our community set a stronger standard for their health, their happiness, and their work. We real...

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By: nanzige | July 28, 2017

When you meet someone new, what’s the first topic of conversation? Often it is your career. “What do you do?” is the most common way to break the ice and get to know someone new. If you’re not happy with your career, it can make social occasions more difficult. When you’re proud of the work you do, it shows. Others hear it in your voice; see it on your face. You feel good about yourself, and enjoy the conversation

One of the things that hold people back from a successful career is fear. There are many types of fear. Fear of failure, of being judged, of embarrassment, of the unknown, of loss. Some people fear success itself, based on the idea that success is likely to mean more responsibility and attention, coupled with pressure to continue t...

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