My good friend Smooky once told me I’m like a popcorn popper. Not because I am loud, live at the multiplex, and require constant infusions of melted butter. (Although two of those things are mostly true.)
She said I’m always popping out new ideas. I was (and remain) flattered. Being creative is a valuable skill and one I nurture by trying new things—like studying improv. Or munching on my first
Can we all learn to be more creative? I don’t need my Magic 8 Ball (or improv training) to know the answer. Yes! If you’re feeling more blah than a-ha
- “3 Ways To Train Yourself To Be More Creative” by Art Markman
- “A Look at the Incredible Benefits of Trying New Things” by Larry Alton.
- “16 Ways to be More Creative” by Christina DesMarais
- “How to Be More Creative” by A.J. Jacobs
- “9 Ways to Be More Creative in 2019” by Casey Lesser
I rarely pass up a chance to read about creativity. I recently treated myself to a copy of Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self by Manoush Zomorodi. A free afternoon and a new book is a wonderful combination.
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