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The Death of a Rockstar Life Lessons from the Island Jungles of Brazil I had just quit a band when I flew down to Brazil. I had dedicated the last four years of my life to this band—it was my full time job, my passion, my hobby, my travel. Even…

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Do Something Ridiculous And Bring Others Along for the Ride Saturday night was awesome. Five friends came over to my house and threw whatever would float into my roommate’s old truck. The supply list included: A section of fence A kayak An exercise ball Two five gallon jugs One five…

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This is part three of a three-part series on Creating Creativity. For Part 1, click here. For Part 2, click here. For many creative people, this step may be the most difficult of all: Discipline. The importance of discipline for creativity Yet I can not underscore enough the importance of discipline. Have…

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“I have writer’s block. It is bad … Whatever genius is in me is still a sneaky little [expletive deleted] that cannot be found.” – Recent friend asking for help What is Creativity? First, what is creativity? Creativity is literally something that hasn’t ever existed before coming into existence. Writer’s…

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Think outside the box

(This is a worksheet produced by Susan Lieberman and crew at Rice University in Spring of 2005. I dusted it off when thinking of ways to help a friend overcome writer’s block. I’ve reproduced it here exactly as it was written, for the sake of  honoring the shoulders of the…

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