Creative Lift 027 – Make the Most of Your Design Thinking Tools

Creative Lift 027 – Make the Most of Your Design Thinking Tools

What role does intuition play in your creative process? When you use design thinking tools, you bring intention to the way you approach your creative work. Sometimes, that mindfulness can feel like the opposite of intuition. Along the way as I learned design thinking, the question pops up now and...

Creative Lift 025 – Feedback is a Gift

Creative Lift 025 – Feedback is a Gift

How do you feel about creative feedback? This is a tough question for me, because often my mind responds one way and my heart responds another. But even that either/or frame falls short of sorting...

Creative Lift 019 – Mine the Mess for Gold

Creative Lift 019 – Mine the Mess for Gold

While it may be more obvious to play while brainstorming new ideas, play is also valuable throughout the other phases of the creative process. Play is the trap door into the creative process that...

Creative Lift 018 – Make Educated Guesses

Creative Lift 018 – Make Educated Guesses

How seriously do you take decisions? Do you hover on the edge of decisions as though you're paused on a diving board, anticipating the cold impact of the water? Or do you plunge on in, but pop out...