5 Cautions in Adding Humor to Your Creative Works

“The secret to humor is surprise. ” — Aristotle We know humor adds much to engaging an audience. This is true whether our works are art pieces, presentations, dramas, novels, short stories or non-fiction. But we also know humor, unlike other elements in our creative...

The Secret Ingredient to Engaging Your Audience

“Communicating an idea juxtaposed with its polar opposite creates energy. Moving back and forth between the contradictory poles encourages full engagement from the audience.” —Nancy Duarte You step back from your creative work and, no matter how hard you rationalize...

4 Steps to Jumpstart Your Stalled Creativity

“If people never did silly things, then nothing intelligent would ever get done.” —Ludwig Wittgenstein Tired of staring at a blank screen? Are all your ideas frozen inside your brain? Try this exercise. It’ll thaw your brain cells. 4 Steps to Jumpstart Your Stalled...