Month: October 2013

Creative Problem-Solving Skills Learned In The Pool Hall

Pool BilliardAs part of my consulting activities, I help people hone their ability to think more creatively.

Because people respond to different stimuli, I’m constantly developing new metaphors to help people connect with the points I’m making.

Today, I was playing pool and realized a correlation between pool (billiards) and creative thinking and how pool teaches problem-solving skills.

Managing the Complexities of Creativity

Success ArrowMost people who enter the IT job wish to be “developers”.

They want to generate new and thrilling features and not be stuck supporting existing systems.

Appears thrilling but handling the creative process is really a manager’s worst problem.

So how exactly does a supervisor deal with the subsequent questions?

Increase Your Creativity With a Healthy Mind

modern energy savingMany great things and accomplishments have started from a simple, creative inspiration.

We are all creative beings and nurturing creativity can, for the most part, be a challenging mission for individuals who have lost their natural abilities.

What sets many success stories apart from others is often the capacity to create and continue creating.

Creativity can apply to just about every facet of your life and it can reveal hidden passions. New possibilities and experiences evolve from an innovative mind.

Sparking Creativity

sparklerAre you looking for more ways to spark your creativity?

If so, this week’s article by Erin L. Mooney is just what you need!

1) Think of your goals.

Remember why you started this business in the first place and if it helps write it down.

What are your goals for your business, long term and short term? Think about not only the goals for your business but also how a successful business will affect your personal life.

If you want to be known as the best jewelry designer, what do you think your customers would say about your products?