Every once in a while there will be a hit, and people will say, ‘How did he do it? He must be a genius!’
Saving and Resuming a Thinking Session
We need to force us to reserve some time to close our thinking applications and saving the open thoughts.
Create to Feel Alive
Why do I write, facilitate, design, and build things? To feel alive.
Dream Big, Build It Small, but Daily
Start now by doing a little thing, and keep on doing it, every day. You’ll reach the stars without even realizing it.
Plan Your Creativity
Planning is an activity bringing the future to the present. You cannot plan to be creative but to foster the conditions for you to be creative.
Create Once, Reuse Many but Wisely)
Write every day, feel the pain of the struggle, do it for several days. You will be able to write well even if you feel exhausted.
Creative Constraints Are Meant to Be Used Wisely
Constraints can help you focus on your creative work. But don’t use them as an end when their purpose is to be a means.
The Challenge to Create is Hard
Daily writing means writing every day. You need to write, especially when you have no will to do it. Like today.
Stop Overthinking and Start
Stop overthinking and start. Create in public. You will learn unexpected things, you will discover unknown sides of yourself, you will want more.
How to Overcome Writer’s Block, by Adam Grant
Find an idea. Figure out how to communicate it. Start writing.