So far I have spotted 9 instincts in all creatives. Ok, maybe Freud would not consider instincts but they sure do look and feel like something deeply wired within us that comes alive for us. You have experienced them all at some point and in this video (part 1) and the next, I teach you how to tap into that powerful energy to get more productive and creative. You got them within, now is the time to learn how to use them. Part 1 – Intro and a Good Look at What the Creative Instincts Can Do and the Character…

Centuries of introspection has shown that we, for all practical purposes, are made of many “parts.” You know, part of me wants to go to the family event and part of me wants to do anything but that. Part of me sits on my right shoulder and tells me how to be good and part of me sits on my left shoulder and tells me how to be bad. Part of me wants to knock my assignments right after I get them and part of me wants to wait to the last minute of Sunday evening. And so on. Most…

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To pass from casual creative to productive creative, commitment is required. Commitment that sometimes is hard to muster, painful to carry out, and the last thing you can handle at the moment. Commitment to work, to practice, to make your creativity a big part of your life, commitment to springing back after criticisms and hard times. The list of possible uses is long. So is the list of reasons not to grab a hold of your calling/interests/strengths/offerings and create something. Pick one, pick a bunch. Reasons, Reasons, Reasons – Not guaranteed results. I must be guaranteed very good or great…