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Ever wish you were more creative? Are you among the 75% of people in this world who feel pressured to be more productive, not more creative? In less than three minutes, you'll learn 14 guaranteed ways to kick creative butt.

"I'm Not Creative" (Oh Yeah? Bull$#!%.)

Published at Nov 18, 2015
Do you want to be more creative? Are you among the 75% of people in this world who think they're not creative? In less than three minutes, you'll learn 14 guaranteed ways to kick creative ass.

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"I'M NOT CREATIVE"

(Oh Yeah? Bull$#!%.)
Ever wish you were more creative? Are you among the 75% of people in this world who feel pressured to be more productive, not more creative? In less than three minutes, you'll learn 14 guaranteed ways to kick creative butt.

Raise your hand if you're creative.

"It's not how creative you are. It's...How are you creative?" - Sir Ken Robinson
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Creativity isn't magic. It's imagination.

Kids have lots. Adults still do, too.
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It's all in your mind.

You become what you think about. So think about how you're creative.
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Before, scientists thought we only used 10% of our brains.

Here are 14 ways to kick 100% creative butt.

1. EAT DOUBT FOR BREAKFAST

Being creative starts with believing you're creative.

2. THINK. THINK. THINK.

It's the hardest thing a person can do. That's why most people don't.
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3. SOLVE PROBLEMS

You don't make money. You earn it by making things people love.

4. EXPECT TO BE UNEXPECTED

Why zig when you can zag?
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5. MINE FOR NUGGETS

Many ideas will be bad. One might be gold.
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6. HOP ON THE ELEVATOR

If you can't explain your idea in 10 seconds, you don't have an idea.
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7. GET READY TO SWEAT

The road to one "Eureka!" is paved with a thousand "D'ohs!"
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8. DON'T FORCE IT

Sometimes your best thinking happens when you're not thinking.
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9. Read. Travel. Connect.

Or else you'll be the same person in 5 years.
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10. SPICE IT UP

Say "yes" to the universe. Take on your bucket list.
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11. SET A COURSE

Life's two other magic words: goals and persistence.
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12. PASS THE PASSION

"Like" doesn't change the world. Love does.
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13. MAKE THE TIME

You have 24 hours each day. So did Einstein.
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14. ACTION!

If you want to be the noun, do the verb.

THANKS!

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