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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]