Neil C. Greathouse's Blog – August 2008 Archive (4)

Demistify Creativity - (3 of 3)

Myth #3 - I can’t turn on creativity when I want.



Well, that’s probably really close to the truth. No one likes to sit in a meeting when someone says…”OK, let’s all come up with some ideas on how to sell this broken glass to babies“. It seems as if the second you’re in a creative meeting…the creativity gets killed in a Blend-Tec. Why is that?



Usually the right atmosphere for creativity is never achieved.

Sometimes the wrong people are in the…
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Added by Neil C. Greathouse on August 9, 2008 at 5:00am — No Comments

I smell

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It’s taken 2 years, but I’ve used the last drop of cologne that I own. Or “man perfume” as some refer to it.



I was using Aqua diGio from Georgio Armani and I need something new. And not old man Stetson or musty stench of Wranglers.



While I’m totally aware that I’m setting myself up for a long line of “Eau de your mom” jokes…I’m open to suggestions.



So, are there any good colognes I should… Continue

Added by Neil C. Greathouse on August 8, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Demistify Creativity - (2 of 3)

Myth #2 - I can’t get any more creative.



If you’ve asked yourself the question, what can I add to my own creativity to get better, then you’re on the right track. Creative thinkers don’t usually get more creative…they temper themselves with something almost opposite. Here’s some examples:



You can add technical knowledge.

You can add a stronger work ethic.

You can add a closely related skill.

You can add friends with the same creative…
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Added by Neil C. Greathouse on August 8, 2008 at 5:00am — No Comments

Demistify Creativity - (1 of 3)

Myth #1 - I’m not a creative person.



Well, that’s not true. You may not be a very creative person…but you do have some creativity.



Most people think that you’re either born with creativity or you’re not…and while there’s some truth to that, we’re all given some creativity to work with. Creativity doesn’t always mean that you can paint an oil masterpiece or compose a concerto in B minor. If that were the case…I’d be the least creative person on… Continue

Added by Neil C. Greathouse on August 7, 2008 at 11:49am — No Comments

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