Why We Have Epiphanies

Why We Have Epiphanies

We’ve all experienced epiphanies at some point another. One might think that these moments are random. Epiphanies, however, may not be random at all. In almost all cases, people typically…

Idea Killers

Idea Killers

Why Great Ideas Come While Taking A Shower

Some of my best ideas come while taking a shower for some reason. Sometimes a solution would pop up for a problem I’ve been trying to solve for days. Sometimes…

Just Write

Alex came to me for some coaching on writing. I asked him how often he wrote, and Alex said maybe once a week for only a few minutes. He also…

9 Tips on Conducting Productive Brainstorming Sessions

Brainstorming by yourself is one thing. Brainstorming with a group of people has its own challenges. I personally love facilitating brainstorming sessions. It’s like orchestrating a chaotic storm of ideas….

Half-Baked Ideas Are Better Than None

I hate wasting food. Rather than allowing food to rot, I have to become an Iron Chef sometimes, and think of some way of salvaging the food. Sometimes I perform…

Simultaneous Discovery

History is littered with examples of what is known as simultaneous discovery, or simultaneous invention.  It’s a phenomenon in which multiple people, sometimes in the same era, and sometimes over…

Idea Hoarding

I once had a job as an assistant to a photography agent.  She was quite the busy bee running her own agency, and being a mom and wife all at…

Discovering Creativity in the Little Things

One day, I was cooking, and it dawned on me that cooking is a form of creative art.  Every person has a different pallet, therefore favors different flavor profiles.  Each…