Amateurs wait for inspiration to strike. The pros know how to cultivate creativity on an ongoing basis.
Imagine if you could turn on creativity like starting a car, rev the engine to get up to speed, cruise along in the fast lane, and then park it in the garage until you needed it again. Is there anything you couldn’t accomplish?
Unfortunately, at times it feels like the engine has stalled, the tire is flat, or road construction has brought traffic to a screeching halt. Nothing gets you going.
You can’t always sit around and wait for inspiration to strike. Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work. They understand that you are not born with creativity–it’s something you have to cultivate on an ongoing basis. Here are some ideas: [read]