Open Space

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Are you working in an open space? No, I don’t mean the physical cubicles. Are you working in an open environment? Do you have the space to be creative, to take risks, and to fail?

The Creative Butterfly Effect

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One of the coolest things about the creative “process” is its randomness. Regardless of the many attempts to capture creativity as a process, I find it more effective to think of it as quite a random mess.

What Makes Good Raw Material

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Many people try to describe creativity as a process. I don’t think we can (or need) to formalize it using a process language. There isn’t any predefined list of steps we can follow that will guarantee creative results. But creativity does share one important attribute with processes: without input, there won’t be any output.

Get in Rhythm

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Back in 2012, I launched a website designed to publish a single photo each day – a photograph taken somewhere in Tel-Aviv. I planned it as a year-long project, but eventually, it ran for four years. Some photos were great, some were just plain. But what was essential for me to was to create something every day. Creativity benefits from rhythm. It is not the rhythm of the results that counts, but rather the rhythm of getting creative work done. Whether it is a photography project, writing a 50 words story, or working on with seempli, getting in rhythm sets your mind in anticipation mode and builds a habit. Rhythm creates flow. Just like working out at fixed intervals prepares your body for the next workout. How do you get into a creative rhythm? All you have to do is work on some creative challenge on a regular basis. Pick a challenge you can work on daily, and set a recurring task. Make sure not to skip a day. Remember that the work is more important than the result. Don’t wait for the muse to come. Just do it! As long as you get in the rhythm, you are on … Read More