As tech industry professionals, you need ways to work better so that you can create more, but what do you do when you hit a seemingly insurmountable mental wall? You need to get unblocked: to bust through that barrier to allow creativity to flow. Combining the neuroscience of creativity, productivity techniques, emerging practices that spur innovation and synergistic collaboration, we'll discover techniques and tools to get past those mental barriers that keep you stuck (or at least slow you down). We'll further uncover the ways in which our brains work best creatively: what’s behind the times when we feel on fire with ideas and inspiration…and when we don't. These processes and techniques will not only enhance creative productivity, but they will also have you operating from a place of passion and excitement. Beware: this session challenges the standard norms around concentration, focus, productivity, and may change how you work…for the better.