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: Creative Business, Go Creative! Books

Creative Thought For Today: Two Kinds of Creative Breakthrough: Historic (hCreative) and Personal (iCreative)

When people talk about creative breakthrough, they often confuse two different things, using them interchangeably and confusingly. The first is creative breakthrough that is personal, I call it iCreative. A new development for one creative or creativist individual, something that particular person has never done, or known, or been before. You experience an idea or insight or achievement that is completely new for you. If you have an idea that you’ve have never had before, no matter how many people had the same idea already that idea is creative for you. iCreative. The second is breakthrough that is historical, a…

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Go Creative Tip: Work in 90 Minute Waves

In his pioneering research on sleep, more than 50 years ago, the creative scientist Nathaniel Kleitman discovered what he called the “basic rest-activity cycle”. As we sleep, and also in our waking lives, we pass through 90 minute periods of higher to lower alertness. At night, we move progressively through five stages of sleep, from light to deep, and then out again. (That’s why it’s important to get a full night’s sleep) And by day, our bodies operate by the same 90 minute rhythm. Once we waken, we move from higher to lower alertness every 90 minutes. This is now…

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What Men Want, What Women Want

Today, we need to talk about sex. As in gender. The male/female thing.   I know, I know. You’re thinking: how does that feed into a series about the intersection of true wants with work and money, the subject of this series on Working With Wants? Bear with me. It’s relevant. Key, actually. In thinking about these matter it’s useful to distinguish between

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