Getting in the Zone

We know when we are in the zone and we know when we are out of the zone. What we are not often sure of is where the zone actually is. So I have set out on a bit of a mission this year and that’s to explore The Zone, to find out where it is and to draw up a map...

Seven Ways to Encourage Light Bulb Moments

If you read and acted on the last post in this series, Seven Ways to Block Light Bulb Moments, well done – you’ve set up the conditions whereby light bulb moments to come your way. Rather than waiting for them to come in randomly though, there’s a...

Creativity Blocks #006: Lack of Talent

This is probably the trickiest of all the blocks in this this series so far that stop people being creative as it’s the most subjective. For example, one person might love your writing, music or art and another may loathe it. The former will appreciate your...

Where Do Ideas Actually Come From?

Incredible advances in understanding how our brains work have been made by neuroscientists, yet the place where our consciousness is generated and our mind resides proves elusive. It’s a good guess is that it’s only proving tricky to find because people are looking in...