Tag Archives: creativity

Browse “The Art of Luca” Book Online [Shared]

I love these books from Pixar and Disney. but they can be very expensive, so it is great to be able to leaf through them online. – Douglas This vibrant volume is an exclusive look behind the scenes of Disney … Continue reading

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How To Strategically Choose What Nonfiction Book To Read Next via Durmonski.com [Shared]

So many books and so little time. Here is one way of getting the most out of your non-fiction reading. – Douglas How To Strategically Choose What Nonfiction Book To Read Next – Durmonski.com Sorting your books alphabetically, assigning a … Continue reading

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🥐 ➡️ ⛩ From street cafes to sacred sites: using A Pattern Language via New_Public [Shared]

More than likely, I discovered A Pattern Language during my time at Walt Disney Imagineering. I can’t really say for sure, but I do have my own copy, and while I am not an architect I often use it for generating ideas … Continue reading

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Norman Rockwell’s Lamppost Trick via Futility Closet [Creativity] [Shared]

The Lamppost Trick – Futility Closet In 1916, when Norman Rockwell began his career painting covers for the Saturday Evening Post, he faced a “recurring crisis” in coming up with new ideas. “I’d feel all washed out, blank, nothing in … Continue reading

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How to generate 100 ideas to write about in 30 minutes – even if you think you have nothing to say [Shared]

How to generate 100 ideas to write about in 30 minutes – even if you think you have nothing to say Photo by FORTYTWO on Unsplash Thread by @dickiebush on Thread Reader App – Thread Reader App My promise is … Continue reading

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The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions via Tim Harford [Shared]

The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions | Tim Harford The self-help genre gets a bad press, and not without reason, but there are a few self-help books that I’ve read, enjoyed, and felt wiser as a … Continue reading

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13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned via LifeHack [Shared]

13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Memory is fallible. If you forget everything in this article, remember this fact: Researchers estimate that we lose 90% of everything we learn immediately after learning … Continue reading

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How to Think: The Skill You’ve Never Been Taught via Farnam Street [Shared]

How to Think: The Skill You’ve Never Been Taught – Farnam Street Photo by jose aljovin on Unsplash No skill is more valuable and harder to come by than the ability to critically think through problems. Schools don’t teach you … Continue reading

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25 Anti-Mimetic Tactics for Living a Counter-Cultural Life via Epsilon Theory [Shared]

Despite the slightly over-written title, there are some interesting points made in this piece that get you thinking. — Douglas 25 Anti-Mimetic Tactics for Living a Counter-Cultural Life – Epsilon Theory Sometimes going with the flow is nice. Nobody wants … Continue reading

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The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach [Shared]

I have been listening to Phil McKinney for years via his Killer Innovations podcast and he never fails to illuminate creativity topics. — Douglas The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach “The world … Continue reading

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“Entropy and Putting Things Back Together” from For The Weekend…February 4, 2022

Subscribe and Forward This To A Friend Today! Related Posts: Winter Trees as a Portal to Aliveness via The Marginalian [Shared] Municipal Courthouse, Van Nuys, CA via Instagram NEW DESIGN: Vintage Book End Paper from Bibliothèques de Nancy Products From … Continue reading

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Researcher Stories: Civil War Photographs, “Chlorophyll Prints” and Robert Schultz via Library of Congress Blog

Researcher Stories: Civil War Photographs, “Chlorophyll Prints” and Robert Schultz via Library of Congress Blog For years, artist Robert Schultz has made creative reuse of historical Civil War-era images, developing photographs from the Library’s Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War … Continue reading

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The Peacock Room – Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art via The Smithsonian [Shared]

I visited here about 23 years ago and was amazed by the gorgeous room. While it certainly not be to everyone’s taste, the workmanship and design are quite striking. I highly recommend taking a few minutes to enjoy it whenever … Continue reading

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Goofy 18th-Century Self-Portraits by Joseph Ducreux via Kottke [Shared]

Goofy 18th-Century Self-Portraits by Joseph Ducreux Joseph Ducreux was a French painter active in the latter part of the 18th century — he was a portraitist in the court of Louis XVI and continued his career after the French Revolution. … Continue reading

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Conversation with Helga Stentzel, the artist who created the cow with hanging clothes via El Columbiano [Shared]

Conversation with Helga Stentzel, the artist who created the cow with hanging clothes via El Columbiano   From Spanish using Google Translate… The creator behind the famous cow made with hanging clothes spoke with EL COLOMBIANO. A visual tour of … Continue reading

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