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4 Primary Principles of Creativity

1. You can’t go backwards. If you think you’ve lost skill, or vision, or the ability to come up with ideas, you’re wrong. You haven’t. You can’t go backwards. Ever. No matter what. It’s not up to you. This is a pattern of creation: a cycle of birth, growth, death,...

Be So Stupid They Can’t Ignore You

I had an idea for a business. This was 1993. I was going to take videos of houses for sale. I would charge a real estate agency per house I videotaped. I was going to get rich. Rich! Customers of the agency would no longer have to go to the house. They could just go...

Magic Lies within the Mess

<!– Tweet –>Back in my days as a medicinal chemist, there was a red drum can that sat in the corner of the lab for proper chemical waste disposal. I came to know it as the “Red Can”. The red can was where failed reactions went. When a chemical...