Twitter Summary: Great ideas are uncovered when we disengage ourselves from our work and intentionally let our minds wander. Principle So far I’ve shared a few posts touching on David Burkus’ book The Myths of Creativity. Today I want to share a bit about what Burkus calls The Eureka Myth. Burkus writes that many of
Marc Allred from the blog Marc My Words interviews Musician/Entrepreneur Danny Casler. Danny takes a few minutes to tell us about his experiences as the singer for the band National Product and his experiences in other entrepreneurial endeavors. He also shares one of the books that influenced him as a child and “planted a seed”
Twitter Summary: No matter how awesome your new idea may be or how many problems it solves, you still have to convince the world you’re worth it. Principle Last week I shared the primary theme from David Burkus’ book The Myths of Creativity, which is that anyone and everyone can be creative. Over the next
Richie is author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid, a book about crushing your fears, making dreams happen, and living without regret. You can read a number of posts I wrote about his book here. Richie was nice enough to sit down with me and talk a bit about his book and tell me
Twitter Summary: Creativity may seem divinely inspired, it’s really all about the process. Principle I’m super excited to start sharing some of the great ideas David Burkus has in his book The Myths of Creativity over the next few weeks. To lay the foundation for these posts I wanted to start with his underlying premise.
I read the following quote today in Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. “We design [products] to be simple because we believe most software is too complex: too many features, too many buttons, too much confusion. So we build software that’s the opposite of that. If what we make isn’t right for everyone,
My brief description of the book The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus and the upcoming blog posts that will be about this book. Pick up The Myths of Creativity here: http://astore.amazon.com/syma3sw3-20 Learn more about David Burkus here: http://davidburkus.com/
I’m in the middle of reading The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus and I’ve just read a section that has hit me like a sucker punch to the gut and left me in a stupor of deep thought. I’m compelled to write. The portion of the book that I just read has a profound
I planned to write about Dale Carnegie’s book How to Win and Influence People in the Digital Age, but I have no desire to write about that book right now. For some reason that doesn’t feel like a huge priority – even though I read the whole thing, took notes, and planned out a bunch
This is the first interview for Marc My Words. I’ve been thinking a lot about interviewing people who have done significant things in their lives and highlighting key principles they’ve gleaned from books that have impacted their decisions. So today that idea has finally become a reality. I interviewed Scott Rawlings, owner of Fullgive leather.