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How To Find Creative Inspiration Easily and Fast

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

GO BACK IN TIME TO GET INSPIRED:

It’s often said that history is the best-known tool for inspiring people to greater heights of personal and group success. When you are feeling a bit out of it you need to delve back into the history of your creativity for ideas, encouragement, and inspiration.

The answers are in the history of your trade. Go back and you will be amazed by what you will get in terms of fresh ideas, energy, and inspiration, to push your career forward. Wikipedia is another significant tool you may want to use to help rejuvenate your creative mind.

NETWORKING IS A WONDERFUL INSPIRATIONAL TOOL:

Working alone is not a good idea because it gets you bored in a relatively short period of time. To become a fantastic and recognizable creator you need to pay attention to what your peers are doing.

You need to see both the old and the new designs available in the market place, so that you may gauge your creativity appropriately. This will help you to improve your designs to give the market something different, or unique, to grow sales and profits.

You may also choose to use the internet to spy on the works of your peers locally and internationally. Seeing what others are doing may easily trigger your creative mind with fresh and wonderful ideas.

GET YOURSELF AN INSPIRATIONAL MENTOR:

You need to have a hero that you can look up to for inspiration. Many soccer players want to play like David Beckham, Lionel Messi, or Cristian Ronaldo. Find and follow your own creative-inspirational godfather or mother on social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook.

CHANGE CAN INSPIRE YOUR CREATIVITY:

Monotony and routine are the two best-known creativity killers in human beings. You need to change your surroundings often in order to recharge you creative mind. Change of environment and trying to do things differently will work wonders for you. Changing your surrounding can indeed be inspirational, and you should do it frequently to avoid things from getting stale.

GET STARTED ON SOMETHING IMMEDIATELY:

The best thing to do is to get something started to avoid falling into a creator’s block. Just get started on something and you will overcome your lack of inspiration the moment you put your mind and spirit to working on something new.

PUT YOUR CREATIVE IDEAS ON PAPER:

Always carry a notebook with you everywhere you go. This way you will note down every new and fresh idea quickly so you don’t forget. These notes will form part of your rich collection of creative-ideas history. This will ensure that your ideas don’t get lost forever.

Cover image (Thinking Head) and top image (Two heads of people) from Shutterstock

This is a cross-post from Ezine Articles.

Steve Wanjie is an expert and experienced internet marketer. For more information on creative inspiration, visit the author’s website at http://www.creativevisualization.com/blog/visualization/creative-inspiration.

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http://www.designtaxi.com/article/101747/How-To-Find-Creative-Inspiration-Easily-and-Fast/

GO BACK IN TIME TO GET INSPIRED:

It’s often said that history is the best-known tool for inspiring people to greater heights of personal and group success. When you are feeling a bit out of it you need to delve back into the history of your creativi…