food for creative thought: local potter David Lawson, on creativity
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food for creative thought: local potter David Lawson, on creativity

In a creativity conference I attended an artist practicing fiction writing and pottery shared his thoughts on creativity: “Everyone is creative. Certain people are not just born with creativity. You went home, opened the fridge door and made something. So let loose the judgments of others, or self,” says David Lawson. He’s got a point. Everyone finds a … Continue reading

food for creative thought: the unique contribution
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food for creative thought: the unique contribution

What is my unique contribution to the world? I relistened to a podcast by Elizabeth Gilbert interviewing Brene Brown. You are likely familiar with the author Elizabeth Gilbert. She wrote Eat, Pray, Love…and a handful of other titles. Recently, Gilbert wrote Big Magic — the next title on my reading list. It’s a book about creativity, … Continue reading

food for creative thought: mark twain, on productivity
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food for creative thought: mark twain, on productivity

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started…” Mark Twain has been quoted to say this. And they say Agatha Christie has too. Either way, they both did a lot of writing. And that quote applies to everything we do in life too. The secret to not getting ahead is fear. Fear stalls the getting ahead. … Continue reading