Listen in on my and host John Lee Dumas’ (JLD to most) “Entrepreneurs on Fire” podcast as we chat about my favorite subject, why creativity is like sex.
I had such a blast talking to “The Creative Life” podcast founder James Taylor! We talked about a lot of things (and that accent! #Britsrule), but pointedly about why we really do get our best ideas in the shower – I call it “Double D’s in the shower – and more, including: The 3% Conference … Continue reading WHY YOU GET YOUR BEST IDEAS IN THE SHOWER: Podcast with James Taylor
I recently got to talk with Direct Sales expert Vicki Fitch on her “Fresh Perspectives” Facebook Live podcast about creativity, the importance of laughter and why sex is such a taboo topic to talk about – especially for people of deep faith. Like anytime I get to talk about my two favorite subjects, lots of … Continue reading Podcast: A Fresh Perspective in Creativity and How Sex is Taboo
Have you ever had that dream, the one where you’re in a large group of people trying to brainstorm, and everyone’s throwing out really, really, bad ideas? Yup, pretty much welcome to ANY group brainstorming session… and it’s NOT A DREAM. So why is doing it in a group better than doing it alone? #burningquestion … Continue reading Reason #4 Creativity is Like Sex: You can do it alone, but it’s better with others
Saying you want more of something, but not be willing to talk about what “it” is, seems completely counter-intuitive. But time and again, that’s the case with sex. Why is talking about sex so hard?
Thank you Mark Fidelman for the GREAT and well-produced video review of my book! You nailed my intentions of “you actually might learn something!” on the head #TWSS To grab your own copy of “21 Reasons Creativity is Like Sex”, click here. Watch more cool Fanatics Media videos.
Boy, does this come at exactly the right time #TWSS. As my last post of the year, it’s apropos that turning yourself upside down is about gaining the perspective you need to see things in a necessary and different way. I recently got a strong dose of this while visiting our dear friend Hendre Coetzee … Continue reading Reason #3 Creativity is Like Sex: Turn yourself upside down
Anyone who has been challenged with a problem to solve and a looming deadline understands that sometimes, to really tap into your most creative self, you need a little stimulation.
Create. Creating. Creativity. What does it all mean, and why do we do it? In the first chapter of my new book “21 Reasons Why Creativity is Like Sex”, I theorized that because we are taught from the earliest of ages that “creating” something was nothing short of a sacred act, we spend our lives … Continue reading Reason #1 Creativity is Like Sex: It’s harder than it looks
I’ve been asked a lot since I launched my book, “What made you write a book about creativity and sex?” Well, the answer is, because not everyone believes they are creative. They think it’s something only “special” people have. But like sex, everyone can do it. Some are better at it. And when it’s done well, … Continue reading If you have a pulse, you certainly can.