It’s impossible to do exceptional work if you stop with the first “right” answer. To BE exceptional, the way you THINK must be exceptional. Albert Einstein famously said that the problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. Most people will look at that […]
If you’re looking for a simple, easy to use brainstorming technique, SCAMPER SCAMPER is all that and much more. In this blog post, I explain how to use it and also provide you with two free resources you can use to get the most out of this powerful creative thinking technique.
Srinivas Rao, the host of the Unmistakable Creative podcast and author of the best-selling book Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better Than Best, recently wrote a blog post that describes six ways you can grow your “zone of genius.” About this concept, he wrote: “There are moments in all of our lives when we feel as if […]
Attention writers: Does your brain frequently serve up ideas, any time, anywhere? Have you already captured thousands of ideas and inspirations? Are they scattered in notebooks, documents or an Evernote database full of thousands of ideas? Do you need a way to organize and evaluate your ideas, to identify those you should write about? This […]
Recently on the CopyBlogger blog, blogger and writing expert Ali Luke shared a simple 7-step iterative process for speed writing. Evernote complements it perfectly. Here’s how.
Attention creatives: Does your brain frequently serve up ideas, any time, anywhere? Have you already captured thousands of ideas and inspirations? Are they scattered in notebooks, documents or an Evernote database full of thousands of ideas? Do you need a way to organize and evaluate your ideas, to identify those you should implement? This is […]
Evernote is a powerful tool for capturing your ideas and inspirations. But what you may not realize is that it provides you with at least 14 ways to do so.
I’m a big believer in the power of Evernote to be used as a creative tool. I also recognize that it’s a powerful tool that millions of people use in surprisingly different ways. To better understand how creative people are using it, I’ve created a new meme called #createwithevernote. If YOU’RE a creative, please use […]
Evernote supports a valuable alternative to the popular but often unproductive “quick hit” approach to brainstorming that is the standard operating procedure at organizations large and small.
How to reach beyond your comfort zone to achieve the success you deserve. It’s easier than you think. You just need to tweak your mindset.