PPP #87: This is now banned

PPP #87: This is now banned
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett


This is now banned

Creative freedom is important, but some of the best ideas happen when we restrict ourselves.

Imagine a workshop where you can only say five words at a time. Or giving a presentation without any prompts in front of you.

Think of how putting restrictions on your team could help them think more creatively.

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We tend to think that our strengths are things we’re good at, not things that make us feel full of purpose.

Some of our ‘strengths’ can actually drain us and cause burnout.

Take a moment to ask yourself: “Am I doing this activity because it feels good or because others praise me for it?”

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A creative date

Are you running out of creative juices? It’s time to take yourself out for a date.

Julia Cameron, the author of The Artist’s Way, calls them ‘artist dates’ - a weekly time slot to do something that inspires you.

Your date could be going to a cinema or visiting a museum - whatever you think recharges you.

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