7 Ways To Unlock Your Creative Mind
For creative people there is nothing more exciting than embarking on the next project. Whether it be a design, film, novel or application, the chance to create is one that plucks at our neck hairs. However, often the creative process can be a bumpy one. Unexpected hurdles form in your mind and very quickly you can find yourself clutching at straws for a solution or escape. Here are 7 ways to keep your creativity flowing.
How to be creative, The Ricky Gervais Way
Or alternatively: how to avoid compromise, while protecting the integrity of your work. If you are setting out to work in the creative industry then the first question you should be asking yourself is, “Why do I feel compelled to work in a creative industry?”. I use the word, “compelled”, because…
The ‘Trojan Horse’ Title Game
Or alternatively "is your entitlement what your title meant?"
Occupational titles are a funny thing. Whenever our next run of business cards or signatures are due we inevitably discuss our titles. What do you want? What should we say? Most importantly... what have we earned?
The Fast Food Design Epidemic
Creativity, by the nature of the beast, requires the 'creative' and the 'client' (or partner) to experiment. To play. To wrestle. To build something and knock it down. To throw every idea onto a wall and see which one is sticky enough not to hit the floor face down.
The culture club: or why every business is a family business
How Steve Jobs saved our story
Who do you think you are?
Recently, after completing a Guest Speaker role at the One More Thing Conference in Melbourne, I took part in a post-panel Q&A which involved tweet questions from the audience.
One tweet I received from @LoopForward went a little like this...