Fear: The Kryptonite of Creativity

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity | No Comments
Fear: The Kryptonite of Creativity

The majority of us know that fear is not helpful in general, but here’s why it’s particularly is bad for a creative from a neuroscience perspective: fear actually suppresses generative impulses in your brain. Deep inside, I believe we’d all like to express some level of design superpower. We’d like to be known to be […]

Hacking the Creative Mind on Scott Hanselman’s Hanselminutes Podcast

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Creativity, Inspiration, Interviews, Podcast | 3 Comments
Hacking the Creative Mind on Scott Hanselman’s Hanselminutes Podcast

While speaking at the AngleBrackets Conference in Orlando a couple of weeks ago, I had the great fortune of finally getting a chance of sitting down for a chat about creativity with my awesome and wonderful friend Scott Hanselman for his podcast, Hanselminutes: Fresh Air for Developers. During our conversation, we talked about a number […]

Creativity personified: Post-it Meetup at SXSW Interactive

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Conferences, Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity | One Comment
Creativity personified: Post-it Meetup at SXSW Interactive

To keep the momentum going from my “Brain on Creativity” talk at SXSW Interactive, I decided to also host a creativity meetup in conjunction with Post-It to help share their brand new Post-it Brand Big Pads with the extremely creative and innovative SXSW community. I initially named it “Create, Generate, Produce“, but once everyone got […]