LOOK AROUND YOU

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.” Winston Churchill One good way for you to determine whether the constraint is internal or external is to look around you and see if anyone else is accomplishing the same goals that you want to accomplish. Is anyone else already earning …

LOOK AROUND YOU Read More »

PULL THE TRIGGERS

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” Rumi When you pull these triggers regularly, you will be stimulating your creative ability and switching on your mental lights, like turning up the lights in a dark room with a dimmer switch. When you …

PULL THE TRIGGERS Read More »

CONSIDER THE CONSTRAINTS

“Self-evaluation directs us to prepare our next performance from the past and today’s experiences.” Auliq Ice A good way to trigger creative solutions to your problems is to apply the “theory of constraints.” This theory says that, in every process or series of activities, there is a limiting factor. There are constraints or bottlenecks that …

CONSIDER THE CONSTRAINTS Read More »

YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION

“Turn your obstacles into opportunities and your problems into possibilities Roy T. Bennett If I asked you what you did for a living, you would tell me the name of your current position or job description. But whatever your title, your real job is “problem solver.” This is what you do all day long. It …

YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION Read More »

ASK FOCUSED QUESTIONS

“I have six honest serving men, they taught me all I knew: Their names are Where, What, When, Why, How and Who.” Rudyard Kipling The third way to activate your creativity is by asking focused questions. Well-worded, focused, provocative, challenging questions activate your mind and stimulate your thinking. The very best consultants often describe themselves …

ASK FOCUSED QUESTIONS Read More »

CLARITY IS EVERYTHING

“When you quiet your mind, you can enter a world of clarity, peace and understanding.” Alice Coltrane There are additional questions that you can ask to trigger your creativity for example, “What am I trying to do?” Be absolutely clear about your answer to this question. Whenever you experience any frustration or resistance in achieving …

CLARITY IS EVERYTHING Read More »

THINK ON PAPER

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” Mark Twain One way to improve your ability to solve problems, and to trigger your creativity, is for you to think on paper. Take a …

THINK ON PAPER Read More »

PROBLEMS AS OPPORTUNITIES

“Most people miss Opportunity because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas A. Edison The second factor that triggers your creativity and activates your positive mind is pressing problems. It is only when you are experiencing the pressure of problems and obstacles that you are motivated to perform at your mental best. …

PROBLEMS AS OPPORTUNITIES Read More »

GET THE FEELING

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Aldous Huxley Emotion is the key. The more intensely you desire a goal, the more rapidly it materializes. Combining your idea of your goal with the intense emotion of desire or excitement is like …

GET THE FEELING Read More »

Scroll to Top