Inspirational articles, e.g. beautiful works

10 06, 2022

Would you trust a colleague who stole your ideas?

By |2022-06-10T19:06:51+02:00June 10th, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

What is worse? A colleague who steals money? Or a colleague who steals other people's ideas and pretends they came up with them? According to new research by Lilien Ellis just published in June 2022, it seems like stealing other people's ideas is seen as being much worse. Through a series of experiments, Ellis investigated [...]

9 06, 2022

Start small and build momentum

By |2022-06-09T19:48:46+02:00June 9th, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

Developing a practice of consistently creating requires dedication and grit. After all, professional creatives get on with the act of creating. But if you are just starting out, this can seem overwhelming. Going from not creating and publishing anything, to feeling the pressure of doing this consistently can scare many people off. Especially if they [...]

2 06, 2022

The simple (and advanced) tools i use to run an online business on auto-pilot

By |2022-06-02T22:15:21+02:00June 2nd, 2022|Inspiration|1 Comment

One of the most common questions I am asked is what tools I use to manage my successful online business. Considering I am constantly giving advice on the ways that companies can improve their innovativeness, and people can come up with new business models and business ideas based on their creativity. So, I wanted to [...]

1 06, 2022

When does it make sense to automate?

By |2022-06-01T16:44:08+02:00June 1st, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

Innovation teams often see a problem and think that the most effective thing to do is to create a solution for it. Often, this involves developing a solution that automates a task that previously had to be done manually by someone, or at least makes the activity significantly more efficient. However, sometimes the time, effort [...]

12 05, 2022

Waiting for inspiration

By |2022-05-12T19:22:59+02:00May 12th, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft While in some cases the brain is still forming creative new connections in the background, the real professional creatives know that the most important thing is executing.

24 03, 2022

What were your first creative outputs like?

By |2022-03-24T18:13:06+01:00March 24th, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, I have been reviewing every one of my previous blog posts. It is part of a review I am doing to consolidate the research I have done over the past 9 years. And what I have to admit is a bit painful... Compared to the quality of the articles I [...]

18 03, 2022

Ikigai: What you are meant to do

By |2022-03-18T14:14:16+01:00March 18th, 2022|Inspiration|0 Comments

With so many options for how we can spend our time, how do we find something which not only provides value to us, but is also motivating to do. Research has found that when people feel motivated by making progress against something they find meaningful, not only does it make them happier, it also makes [...]