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How to Master Creativity and Uncover Your Creative Genius

How to Master Creativity and Uncover Your Creative Genius

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Creativity

The creative process is the act of making new connections between old ideas or recognizing relationships between concepts.

While being creative isn't easy, nearly all great ideas follow a similar 5 step creative process.

  1. Gather new material directly related to your task as well as learning general material by becoming fascinated with a wide range of concepts.
  2. Thoroughly work over the materials in your mind.  Examine what you have learned by looking at the facts from different angles and...

Some people are primed to be more creative than others.

However, nearly every person is born with some level of creative skill and the majority of our creative thinking abilities are trainable.

How to Be Creative

  1. Give yourself permission to create junk.
  2. Create on a schedule. Genius arrives when you show up enough times to get the average ideas out of the way.
  3. Finish something. Anything. Stop researching, planning, and preparing to do the work and just do the work....

Finding your creative genius is easy

  • do the work, 
  • finish something, 
  • get feedback, 
  • find ways to improve, 
  • show up again tomorrow. 
  • Repeat for ten years. Or twenty. Or thirty.

Inspiration only reveals itself after perspir...

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