Creativity is a topic I have beeen interested in for a while. It is the desire to find new ideas and new ways of doing things. In my reading I have discovered that ideas are associations of existing ideas and there is no truly unique ideas. that have not been thought of before. From the Book "Brainsteering" I have gotten the power of questions. You have to be able to come up with good and unique questions to benefit from this. Your mind can only answer the questions for which it already…Continue
One of the ideas for shaping a person's behavior is Behavioral contracts. Ideally there should be at least one other person to hold you accountable and better still a group who is working on goals. It might look something like this.
Effective Dates present to about 6 weeks or whatever the time frame needed.
Then you can get specific about the behaviors which migtl look like this
IF I perform the behavior THEN I can receive the reward.
It is important to do this…Continue
Yeserday another sensless shooting occured at an elementary school in a place called NewTown ,Connecticut. 7 people were killed including the perpetrator.. I saw where there have been 84 people killed in these violent actions this year.It does not shock me so much any more that this kind of thing happens. It is sad that this trajedy will be exploited and I think it is unfortunate that it will be exploited politically. I know that it goes much deeper than the issue of Guns. It is about the…Continue
Here is a tip that I heard came from Jerry Seinfeld originally. One of the most important things a writer needs to do is write and to be consisitent. The idea is to get a calendar and every day you write you mark a big RED X on that day's date. You continue and you try not to lbreak the change. It will be your natural tendency not to want to break the chain. Of course it became obvious to me how a person could use this technique for a number of other things besides writing. I think this is…Continue
Even if you don't need a whole new Business Concept Creativity can be useful for marketing Advertising and a host of other things. I enjoy reading books on the subject of creativity and I will share with you some I know about. "THINK INSIDE THE BOX is one that is available from www.earlytorise.com .It was a bit expensive andthe drawback is you need to have a partial Base or idea with which to begin. BRAINWORKS is another book that can help by…Continue