If you’re a writer, a crafter, a baker or even if you have one of the best jobs in America, there are those days when you just hit a wall. You could stare at your computer screen all day, and still no ideas are brewing. This is one of the most frustrating feelings in the world. Luckily, no one is alone in the struggle. The smart folks at Entrepreneur Magazine are always coming up with new ways to help unlock our latent creativity. Get ready for 21 ways to get those juices flowing.
One of our favorite tips on this infographic is “Be a Copycat.” We’re often so afraid of plagiarizing someone else’s work that we ignore the fact that the work that’s out there can help spark new ideas. Consider ways you could make something better, and before you know it, you’ve got an original idea.
Every once in awhile (okay, all the time), we become so close to our projects that they become synonymous with how we feel about ourselves. It’s important to remember that we’re not what we create, so stop worrying that it’s not perfect enough or people will judge your work. Gain a little separation, start making and the ideas will come.
Check out the entire infographic below:
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