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In praise of simple tools

What tool do you use for your writing? If you’re like most of the free world, you don’t even think about it. You just open up Word (or possibly Open…

Measurement is the heart of improvement

Want to know a trick about getting more done? Find a way to measure your output, and then do so. Regularly. I’ve used this trick any number of times over…

What creativity is not

In the last posting I talked about what creativity is – or at least, how I see it – but in addition to knowing what it is, it is equally…

What is creativity?

One of the most perplexing things you’ll discover if you ever decide to tackle the creativity theory literature is just how many different definitions there are of what creativity actually…

Signing at the University of Saskatchewan

Signing Strange Places after giving a talk on creativity tools at the University of Saskatchewan.

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