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Prolific Minds Keep On Giving

Prolific Minds Keep On Giving

  • Pablo Picasso was a great artist who created 50,000 works of art in his life. He devoted his life to art and every idea he had, had to be captured on canvas;
  • Thomas Edison, over the course of his lifetime, had acquired more than a thousand patents. He was not only an inventor but also was a manufacturer and a businessman;
  • Barbara Cortland was a profound writer who wrote 723 novels and until the moment she died, she had 160 unpublished novels that were waiting to be published;
  • Seth Godin published a post every day for over a decade and was a best selling author of 17 books.

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Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

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  • Start with being curious and keep feeding your focus for that curiosity;
  • Know your end goal before you start;
  • Do your best work first thing in the morning without any distractions;
  • Take action almost everyday and make time for what you do best;
  • Allow yourself to wander, take walks as it leads to creative thinking;
  • Think long-term and maintain career progression for an extended period of time without losing focus; and
  • Build a creative output system that works well for you.

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Action: The Key of Consistency

Becoming prolific means to maintain having a flexible mindset that adapts and still your own personal style.

Highly creative people are not always perfect yet they never fail to take the necessary steps. They will just keep creating, keep building, or keep writing. Creativity can be found in many types and forms and the tools for creative expression today is widespread.

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The law of progression states that if you can persistently create and share your body of work and don't stop and break the cycle, you will become unstoppable.

Anyonce can apply and become better over time. If you stay prolific, your creative efforts will pay off. Prolific output demands deliberate practice for as long as possible.

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Tesla was the poster child for divergent thinking and refused to settle for generally accepted ideas. He wasn’t afraid to propose concepts that were way ahead of their time. Often, people weren’t ready for his inventions — and he didn’t care.

“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments,” Tesla once said. “The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.”

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Finding Your Creative Genius Takes Years

Most groundbreaking work takes at least a full decade or more to reveal itself.

For example, one study found that of 500 famous musical pieces, nearly all of them were created after year 10 of the composer's career. Similar patterns were found with poets and painters and even in the fields of science and math. This period of hard work is also referred to as the 'ten years of silence.'

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Abstract Art: Many Shades And Hues

Visually different from figurative art, abstract art came in the early 20th century and used colours, lines, forms and shapes to create unseen compositions, with little or faint relation with the outside world.

It expanded upon the artist’s freedom of expression, imagination, inner turmoil, spirituality and spontaneity.

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