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 […]
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.
Why you need a process to get the greatest value out of the ideas you store in Evernote Most people just “dump and run” when using Evernote. They quickly capture their ideas in Evernote but then don’t return to do anything with them. My friend Phil Gerbyshak has dubbed this the “garbage pile” approach to […]
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 […]