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Balancing Creative & Conceptual Intelligence

Just like you have a right foot and a left foot, you have a conceptual intelligence and a creative intelligence. And just like your feet, they were designed to work together. Unlike your feet, however, one side of your brain has been treated as more important than the other by your school and, probably, by other institutions in your life — workplace, family, clubs… No wonder as you go through life, trying to make the most of yourself, you feel constrained or frustrated. It’s as if you were trying to walk with one foot. Getting them back in balance means…

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Who Needs Your Opinion.

Screenwriter William Goldman famously said of Hollywood: ‘Nobody knows anything’. The same is true of writing, as these judgements  of writers by writers below go to show. Leo Tolstoy on William Shakespeare: “Crude, immoral, vulgar and senseless.” William Faulkner on Mark Twain: “A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe, who tried out a few of the old proven ‘sure-fire’ literary skeletons with sufficient local colour to intrige the superficial and the lazy.” Willam Makepeace Thackeray on Jonathan Swift: “A monster gibbering shrieks, and Read More

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