Evernote is the cornerstone of a simple, effective personal ideation system. Here’s why. If you are a knowledge worker or a creative person, ideas are the lifeblood of your day-to-day work. Your ability to manage them efficiently is critically important. That’s why you need to take great care in selecting the tools you will use […]
Grab These 2 Powerful Creativity Resources to Accelerate Your Advancement What are your career goals for 2017? Now is the time to think BIG! After a long, slow recovery, businesses are finally beginning to see the light of an upturn. Technology continues its ever-quickening march. And accelerating change means you need to ensure that the […]
Over the years I have regarded Evernote as the ideal idea capture tool. But it was only when I started to dig deeper that I realized how its design and features enable it to support the entire PROCESS of creativity, from investigation and ideation to evaluation and implementation. It’s truly an end-to-end personal brainstorming system! That’s […]
Crack the Code to Get Promoted, an audio course by Farnoosh Brock, contains a wealth of wisdom that can help you get unstuck, accelerate your rise up the corporate ladder and open up new opportunities to you. Imagine this scenario: It’s your first day at a new job. You start your morning in the HR […]
If you’re struggling to tell compelling, memorable business stories, Ron Ploof’s StoryHow Pitchdeck may be just the creative tool you need to upgrade your skills in this important area. For most of us, storytelling isn’t usually one of our strengths – even if we do business writing for a living. We’re used to laying out […]
One of the characteristics that makes us creative as human is our brain’s ability to associate one idea or concept with another. This power of association has been responsible for many creative breakthroughs throughout history. That’s why using words as stimuli is a great way to come up with divergent ideas. One of the most […]
Clarity Cards are designed to help you reflect and process your own experiences. The cards offer simple writing prompts to get you going.
For many years, I’ve been intrigued with the idea of journaling, but I’ve never gotten started on it because I haven’t found a format and system that makes it easy for me. Thanks to a fascinating iPhone and iPad app called Grid Diary, that has changed. Grid Diary solves the problem of writer’s block by […]
If your job involves presenting your ideas to others with impact – which includes training, facilitating workshops and public speaking – you must engage and persuade your audience. The new Presentation Genius card deck can help you make your next session more effective than ever before.
One of the best creativity books of the last decade is Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity by Dr. Keith Sawyer. That’s why I was very excited to hear that he has developed a creativity card deck based on his excellent book. The Zig Zag creativity card deck contains 48 techniques and four […]