Simply having constraints can improve your creativity, challenge you to do your best. In the case of an automatic camera, removing the automation serves to sharpen your focus on getting the picture right.
What constraints do you set before yourself? Which constraints in your life, perhaps placed there with intent, make your life more colorful, more rewarding as a result?
Moments, free of distraction, allow our minds to wander freely. The tortoise part of our brain crawls out of its shell. Unfortunately, even when we think we are thinking freely and without constraints, we are not.
My most creative moments come when there is great peace around me. If writing is the focus, my favorite times are…
A never-ending question: What are your thoughts about Quality vs. Quantity of Followers? Should I focus on quality, or number of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or other network followers?
In a word: Don’t.
The book is a quick, light read, that is enjoyable. Most of us have ‘been there’ at some point. Not as happy as we could be, not as excited, perhaps dreading going to work. We’ve heard many of the things the book discusses, but being reminded (and in a fresh format) can be very useful.
What a debacle. What a failure to lead.
It does not matter whether you are a supporter of President Obama, or not. Really doesn’t. His failure to fully, properly resolve the ongoing ‘obama birth certificate’ issue demonstrates a failure to lead.