Tag Archives: creativity

Are You Unconventional Enough in Your Thinking? via Phil McKinney on LinkedIn [Shared]

Are You Unconventional Enough in Your Thinking? | LinkedIn Unconventional thinking from unconventional individuals is the lifeblood of innovation. They are the people who see things in a new way, and because of this, they often come up with truly … Continue reading

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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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