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Everyone is Creative — Make Magic

Everyone is creative, not just artists. It’s a myth that only highly intelligent people are creative. In fact, research shows that once you get beyond an I.Q. of about 120, intelligence and creativity are not at all related. This means we all have the potential to wield amazing creative power. Great work comes from a…

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Paul Simon on Inspiration

All new ideas are just a combination of preexisting ideas.So where do you find these preexisting ideas?Everywhere! Inspiration is all around us, we just need to be open to it. Appropriate and recombine — Steal Like an Artist. We can be inspired by anywhere and anything — our subconscious influences and inspiration from unexpected places can…

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How to Think for Yourself

First principles thinking is a powerful method for problem solving and creativity. It can help us understand complicated information and solve complex problems. It can also help us unlock our creative potential and move from linear thinking to nonlinear thinking. By starting with the most fundamental principles, we can build up to a specific situation…

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How do you take your coffee?

One down, fifty-one to go!  Here’s a little Friday fun for you:Studies Show Coffee May Help You Live Longer. ☕️ 🙌 When we look at coffee and creativity, it’s important to remember that coffee is more than just a drink; for many of us, it’s a ritual, and ritual can be an essential part of encouraging…

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