Reason #4 Creativity is Like Sex: You can do it alone, but it’s better with others

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

Why is it hard to talk about sex?

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?

Reason #3 Creativity is Like Sex: Turn yourself upside down

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

Reason #2 Creativity is Like Sex: Sometimes you need stimulation

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.