This is another post I read recently that has really stuck with me – we are responsible for our own ideas! A lot of times I find myself staring at the computer wanting to come up with creative ideas, and I forget that the best way to find inspiration is to get away from the screen and my hands dirty.
If you’re planning to take a DIY approach to your business, website, or marketing materials, start with an old fashion pen and paper. Move to the computer after you have some solid concepts to bring to life. – Promise Tangeman
She’s a graphic/web designer, but I think this really applies to all forms of creative work. Developing and using your imagination is so important. Become an idea maker instead of sticking to what you know and are comfortable with – this is such a great reminder. Especially where I’m at right now, trying to learn new computer programs (seems like there is SO much to learn, right?) and stretch myself. Head over to her blog and read this post – it’s got some great insight.
What helps you when you’re feeling stuck?