How to Be More Versatile at Brainstorming

“Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” —George S. Patton Sometimes our brainstorming technique gets stale, and we need a fresh method to brainstorm a project. In a past post, I showed how to use a simplified form of mind mapping. If...

5 Tips from Creative Geniuses on How to Love

On this Valentines Day, enjoy the tips on how to love, gleaned from the thoughts of creative geniuses. “The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.” —Vincent Van Gogh—Dutch painter (1853-1890) Tip 1: Love others,...

How to Make Your Idea Shine in 3 Steps

“Creativity takes planning in multiple iterations.” —Beth Comstock   We have an idea for an activity or a writing project. We capture the idea and move to the next idea in our project. Then we wonder why the audience didn’t engage during our presentation. Why editors...