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Archive for the ‘Navigating Saboteurs’ Category

Creativity Saboteur: Originality – and Why it Doesn’t Matter

Awhile ago, I was asked to join my friend Ann Quasman as a guest on her weekly radio show in...

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The Ultimate Creativity Killer: Time

Time and Creativity I’m here with a message from the future: We’re running out of time. Out of time to experience. Out of...

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Creativity Distraction: The Dark Side of TV

You might know from past articles that I watch TV, read magazines and, generally, have a certain amount of media...

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The Dark Side of “Think Outside the Box”

The Dark Side of "Think Outside the Box" During my years as a creative professional, nothing fried me more than hearing a boss or client say, “Come on!...

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Creative Confidence – Perils of Perfection

Is Great the Enemy of Good? Neale Donald Walsch shared the following with his community: "I want [you] to know that perfectionism is the enemy of...

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Creativity Saboteurs – The Power of YES

We’ve just begun to really dig into creative saboteur territory – the voices in our head that stop us from...

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Creative Saboteur Navigation – Why We LOVE Our Saboteurs

Creative Saboteurs are a sign you're moving in the right direction In the last post, we began a discussion about internal creativity saboteurs and how to move from creative panic to...

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Beyond “I’m NOT Creative” – Even Practiced Creative People Have Fear

Philosophizing about internal creativity saboteurs when a creative undertaking is NOT in front of you is a totally different ball...

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A Creative Tangent

A few weeks ago, we begin to look at the four steps of the Creative Process. We were about to...

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Technique – The Sneaky Creativity Killer

Technique (noun): A systematic procedure, formula or routine by which a task is accomplished. When we unleash our inherent creativity,...

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