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1: 2016-09-07: RT @AdviceToWriters: You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
2: 2016-02-13: Clip from my new video, "Glenn Campbell on Creativity: Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up" https://t.co/6KuxoOBbdr https://t.co/LnQCAAx52q
3: 2016-02-13: "Glenn Campbell on Creativity: Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up" - My new 14-minute philosophy video: https://t.co/qbFBY1p2Ue
4: 2015-10-30: Getting too attached to your past creative work only gets in the way of new creative work.
5: 2015-07-02: Creativity is finding innovative ways to solve a problem. Wisdom is choosing the right problem to solve.
6: 2015-04-19: True creativity is: "I wasn't expecting this, but what can I make of it?"
7: 2014-12-11: Contingent reinforcement discourages creativity.
8: 2014-09-07: Creative advice: Don't have an idea then hunt for resources. Look at the resources you have and find an idea that uses them.
9: 2014-09-03: RT @TIME: EXCLUSIVE: Creative people move more, according to new data on MacArthur geniuses http://t.co/ljcmwoLhCt
10: 2014-09-02: Creative motivation requires a modicum of hunger and risk. If you're too fat and happy, you won't do a damn thing.
11: 2014-07-28: anticompetism — n. discrimination against those who are competent, creative and responsible by those who aren't
12: 2014-01-08: Creativity: Don't pitch it; do it!
13: 2013-12-18: Creative partnerships are good, but if you get too close to your partner, you begin to share and reinforce each other's flaws.
14: 2013-08-20: The young people you most want to help are those with creativity, initiative and a strong work ethic... but they don't need your help!
15: 2013-08-14: Creativity is plagiarization where you have thoroughly obscured your sources.
16: 2013-07-27: What usually passes for creativity is a prisoner decorating the walls of his cell without attempting to leave it.
17: 2013-05-21: Many young people burn brightly with creativity then grow dim, trapped in their own conundrums. Not many emit light all their lives.
18: 2013-05-16: college — an environment of unfocused creativity and boundless optimism supported by student loans and Daddy's money.
19: 2013-05-08: "The Spark of Life: What Makes a Great Work of Art?" - my new essay on creativity: http://t.co/QJh8LShIjN - http://t.co/75Viv9BpoC
20: 2013-04-23: Style is a system of voluntary constraints that tell you what to do when faced with endless creative possibilities.
21: 2013-03-14: It is good to have critics, but don't let them tell how the creative process should work. That's your business, not theirs.
22: 2013-02-19: RT @KilroyCafe: In any creative field, there's always a chance that someone will steal your work. Don't weep over it. You can make more, ...
23: 2013-01-27: Check out my new Lite™ feed on creativity and art: @BadLamaArt - Retweets from both past and present on the creative process.
24: 2013-01-25: A common artistic affliction: He used to be creative. Now he's just repetitive.
25: 2013-01-23: The best kind of creativity is: Think of it. Do it. Get rid of it. Move on.
26: 2013-01-21: Our new Lite feed on art, film & creativity: @BadLamaArt - http://t.co/vCJbldqJ
27: 2013-01-20: Our new Lite feed: @BadLamaArt - our wisdom on creativity, film, writing, photography and art.
28: 2013-01-20: Your most powerful creative assets are knowing what you want to do, having the means to do it and not needing anyone else to get it done.
29: 2013-01-19: Creativity disintegrates when you are obligated to produce it.
30: 2013-01-18: Creativity is an individual pursuit. A team can contribute to the periphery of an artistic project but can't build its core.
31: 2013-01-16: If you practice, practice, practice, you'll become more practiced at practicing, not necessarily more creative.
32: 2013-01-07: A lower budget demands higher creativity.
33: 2012-12-24: There is no greater creative inspiration than 10 minutes of television. Any channel, any time. Watch 10 minutes. Turn it off. Week of ideas!
34: 2012-12-23: People with degrees have proven neither their intellect nor their creativity, only their tolerance of formal education.
35: 2012-12-22: Creativity is the willingness to recognize and exploit opportunities that are available to you alone.
36: 2012-12-22: The most important creative skill is being able to judge the value of something without other people telling you.
37: 2012-12-16: Overview of my acting credentials added to my Creative Master Index: http://t.co/pqEuJSJl
38: 2012-12-10: Creativity is not just having a good idea but having a good idea you can implement with your current resources.
39: 2012-11-16: Creativity is taking a multiple-choice test, listening to the options, then constructing your own elegant solution not on the list.
40: 2012-11-05: Technical skill in the arts does not imply creativity or the motivation to use it.
41: 2012-10-29: Hypothesis: Love is affordable only to those whose own creative development has plateaued.
42: 2012-08-25: RT @KilroyCafe: Domesticity is the enemy of creativity.
43: 2012-08-16: Practicing your art every day doesn't necessarily make you creative.
44: 2012-06-08: Having technical skills in a creative field is not the same as having creativity.
45: 2012-05-23: "Say No to projects that take you further from rather than closer to your own creative goals, however flattering or lucrative."—Neil Gaiman
46: 2012-05-22: In any creative medium, every rule is breakable, but you have to know the rules and why you are breaking them.
47: 2012-05-21: RT @KilroyCafe: Attention inventors, artists, dreamers: An idea is useless without means to execute it. True creativity is building with ...
48: 2012-05-14: Awkward creativity: "l have an idea. Let's find the resources." Graceful creativity: "These are my resources. Let's find an idea."
49: 2012-05-13: If you're truly impassioned about some creative skill, you'll find a way to do it. If you're not impassioned, no opportunity will save you.
50: 2012-05-02: RT @brainpicker: The secret to creativity? "Carve out time for non-commissioned work, allow failure in." @danielpink #wiredbizcon
51: 2012-03-31: There is little creativity in winning a race. Creativity lies in bypassing the race to win what's most important.
52: 2012-03-15: A literal interpretation of every law, regulation, custom and courtesy would permit no creative activity whatsoever.
53: 2012-03-13: Pro forma creativity is when you go through all the motions of creating something new but it doesn't have the spark of life.
54: 2012-03-13: Money tends to squelch creativity. It lets you buy your way out of problems you should have innovated your way out of.
55: 2012-03-10: Brilliant! ==> @washingtonpost: The best time of day to get creative: http://t.co/F8euOVZZ
56: 2012-02-20: Alcohol is a poor substitute for creativity and imagination.
57: 2012-02-08: serendipitology — n. the study and exploitation of unexpected events as tools of creativity and personal growth. (Word I invented just now!)
58: 2012-01-25: Even a "successful" marriage runs the risk of freezing your life in place and bringing an end to creative growth.
59: 2012-01-25: A healthy creative life must return periodically to a state of zero commitments, where you are free to go in any direction.
60: 2012-01-25: Never underestimate the power of one creative person to cut through the bullshit that defeats whole armies. #jobs #zuck cc @laurenahayes
61: 2012-01-20: When a creative artist becomes a celebrity spokesperson for a charitable cause, you know their creative days are behind them.
62: 2012-01-20: The hardest part of creativity isn't creating but selecting, editing and evaluating what you have done.
63: 2012-01-17: Success can be the stepping stone to bigger things, but more often it brings laziness, self-indulgence and the death of creativity.
64: 2012-01-17: The world is an entertainment wasteland where people seek mainly to occupy time while expending as little creativity as possible.
65: 2012-01-17: You creativity gets blocked when you get hung up on old projects that aren't going anywhere. Set them aside and move on!
66: 2012-01-17: An essential skill of creativity is being able to let go of old projects to make way for new ones.
67: 2012-01-14: Given the choice of a tiny creative project I control and a big project negotiated with others, tiny usually wins.
68: 2012-01-13: Quantity is the nemesis of Quality. The more activities you attempt in a day, the less creative attention you can give to each.
69: 2012-01-11: I wonder how many students majoring in creative writing actually publish novels. What is the success rate vs. a placebo?
70: 2012-01-11: Just because you are technically skilled in a creative medium doesn't make you creative or give you something to say.
71: 2012-01-11: No art or music school can teach you creativity.
72: 2012-01-11: Learning to paint isn't creativity. Creativity is saying something meaningful and effective on the canvas.
73: 2012-01-11: Creativity has little to do with acquiring new skills. It's more about having things to say and fitting them into the skills you have.
74: 2012-01-09: Is romance the killer of creativity or an aid to it? It's a matter of choice.
75: 2012-01-08: Creativity isn't having a clever idea. It is having a system for generating clever ideas appropriate to the circumstances.
76: 2012-01-08: Your clever invention or idea doesn't impress me if you don't have the means to pull it off. True creativity is working with what you have.
77: 2012-01-08: Creativity isn't having a clever idea. It is having a system for generating clever ideas.
78: 2012-01-08: flamboyant = desperate to appear creative
79: 2012-01-05: Being flamboyant and outrageous should not be confused with being creative.
80: 2011-12-15: People talk about creativity, but in practice it requires you to go your own way and make your own judgments, which most are loath to do.
81: 2011-12-12: RT @oliverburkeman: Teachers prefer students who aren't creative http://t.co/IESin9qU
82: 2011-12-03: If you call yourself creative then create, dammit! Every day you don't create something is a day wasted.
83: 2011-12-02: Unlike the rest of life, sports obey a well-defined system of rules, so they don't teach you much about creativity in real-world chaos.
84: 2011-11-29: RT @TIME: Creative types are more likely to cheat | http://t.co/4ROIFDuU (via @TIMEHealthland)
85: 2011-11-28: Those who are creative and actualized above the surface are less likely to be deviant and destructive below the surface.
86: 2011-11-26: Writing and recording a song is a creative process. Performing it live is a religious one. People are worshipping the gods who made it.
87: 2011-11-25: Running a race and winning isn't necessarily creative. Creativity is bypassing the race altogether.
88: 2011-11-25: Creativity is when you grab something routine from your environment and use it for a new purpose.
89: 2011-11-25: For many, love is a creative asset, for others, the end of personal growth.
90: 2011-11-24: Creativity isn't playing by the rules; it's rewriting the rules by which the game is played.
91: 2011-11-24: Creativity is looking past conventions and preconceptions to what really works.
92: 2011-11-22: The hardest part of creativity is evaluating your own work.
93: 2011-11-22: You can afford to be creative or curious only if you allow enough time in your schedule for it.
94: 2011-11-16: It takes courage both to be creative and to move with it when it happens in a way you weren't expecting.
95: 2011-11-12: Chaos is an essential part of the creative process. You can't just sit in your room and create. Life has to throw stuff at you.
96: 2011-11-09: Former creative artist, now safely entombed in the formaldehyde of celebrity. Hasn't done anything memorable in years.
97: 2011-11-07: Groupthink doesn't work! You're never going to get creativity out of a meeting. http://t.co/MuRHSbp9 via @brainpicker
98: 2011-11-06: “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus via @laurenahayes
99: 2011-10-28: Virtually every advantage of marriage is available a la carte to anyone with a little creativity.
100: 2011-10-24: Most people are determined to be bland. If they do something creative and inspired, they back up, erase it and go back to bland again.
101: 2011-10-24: Regardless of the opportunities and resources available to me, I'm going to push my growth and creativity to their maximum.
102: 2011-10-23: "Musician" does not mean "creative". It only means you can play the notes. Creative is writing the notes.
103: 2011-10-23: People confuse technical virtuosity with creativity. It's amazing how he tickles the keyboard, but that doesn't make him creative.
104: 2011-10-23: Of the Pop icons of the 60s and 70s, only Paul Simon has remained creatively active. (Can you name another?)
105: 2011-10-23: Most Pop icons of recent years (Britney, Whitney, etc) are "re-performers" of other people's work. Not a creative bone in their body.
106: 2011-10-23: The real test of your creative drive is whether you keep doing it after you're fat and happy.
107: 2011-10-23: An artist's dedication to creativity isn't so impressive if he does enough of it to get rich and famous and then quits.
108: 2011-09-18: The essence of creativity is being able and willing to change course to adapt to shifting winds.
109: 2011-09-07: Whatever creativity may be, it is not standing in front of an audience and doing something you've done a hundred times before.
110: 2011-08-10: The only training system for creativity is to use it.
111: 2011-08-10: Education can teach technical procedures and standardized bodies of knowledge. It cannot teach creativity, intelligence or wisdom.
112: 2011-08-10: Creativity and intelligence are the product of choices you make not courses you take.
113: 2011-07-17: If you don't have the option to buy your way out of a problem, you're forced to try creative solutions that are usually more efficient.
114: 2011-07-04: Why does creativity have to be limited to a few isolated circumstances? Why can't you be creative all the time?
115: 2011-07-02: If you cheat on sleep, you're cheating your own creativity.
116: 2011-07-02: Creativity can happen only where you allow it to.
117: 2011-07-02: You can't force creativity, but you can arrange your life so you are free to follow new ideas when they happen.
118: 2011-06-25: The skills of diplomacy and creative problem solving are a liability if they merely delay an inevitable collapse.
119: 2011-05-08: #### End. This has been a live 1-hour essay: "Rules and Creativity"
120: 2011-05-08: Creativity has little to do with arts and crafts. It's coming up with ingenious solutions to your problems using the resources you have.
121: 2011-05-08: Creativity is always a little dangerous. It requires thinking the unthinkable, even if you don't actually do it.
122: 2011-05-08: Conventional thinking is seeing a fence and turning back. Creativity is walking the fence line, testing it and looking for ways around.
123: 2011-05-08: Non-creative people see a rule or barrier and take it at face value. Creative people will push that boundary to see what it really means.
124: 2011-05-08: Creativity is "playing the gap" between rules and enforcement.
125: 2011-05-06: The way to be creative is to get off your ass and actually do the thing you claim to aspire to.
126: 2011-05-06: If you want to be creative, then create, dammit! No one can do it for you.
127: 2011-05-06: True creativity can only come from within.
128: 2011-05-06: An example of motivational outsourcing is a class on creativity. If you are taking the class, then you are not being creative.
129: 2011-05-05: If you are engaged in a meaningful personal project, the more time you spend thinking about it, the more creative solutions you'll find.
130: 2011-04-29: The superpower of infinite creativity is within your grasp. You just do it!
131: 2011-04-29: We use only a tiny portion of our creative ability, not for any neurological reason, but because of emotional blocks standing in our way.
132: 2011-04-26: People in stable relationships may be happier, but their creative initiative also drops. They're less likely to take chances or push limits.
133: 2011-04-10: My creative approach to a transportation dilemma. Been at the onramp for 15 minutes now. http://t.co/jqOUNDt
134: 2011-03-30: The creative life is a process of continuous refinement and revision.
135: 2011-03-27: Creativity isn't what you do with paints or clay but what you do with opportunities and details of your own life.
136: 2011-03-27: Don't expect useful advice on creativity from someone who doesn't display any in their own life.
137: 2011-03-27: Many talk about creativity, but when the opportunity for it arises in real life, most will fall back on convention.
138: 2011-03-26: @laurenahayes Google would be just as creative if it renamed itself "Internet Search Systems". A rose is a rose. What would be the loss?
139: 2011-03-26: @laurenahayes What would twitter look like if everyone was @firstname-middleinitial-lastname? No more @badbanana. No more creativity!?
140: 2011-03-26: "Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach." — Applies most strongly to creative fields.
141: 2011-03-24: RT @amankaptan: @BadDalaiLama studying creative writing makes great sense. thanks to that lessons you'll learn ctreativity is not someth ...
142: 2011-03-24: Did anyone ever become a great writer by studying creative writing in college? Name one example.
143: 2011-03-24: Catch-22: If you're writing books or teaching seminars on creativity and innovation then you obviously aren't doing it yourself.
144: 2011-03-21: When you lose sleep you lose your creativity and resilience. If you don't need these things, by all means party all night!
145: 2011-03-16: If you're truly impassioned about some creative skill, you'll find a way to do it. If you're not impassioned, no course can save you.
146: 2011-03-15: RT @Kyoks1: El fraude educacional + grande: Clases de Creatividad (tecnicas, claro! pero Creatividad como tal no se puede "enseñar") via ...
147: 2011-03-15: RT @Kyoks1: no hay ejemplos en el mundo de educacion formal en creatividad (mencionen una!), se pueden enseñar tecnicas solamente. via @ ...
148: 2011-03-15: @SrMaryNapalm "Edward De Bono's techniques can help anyone with structured creativity" <== Example, please! What great artist has it helped?
149: 2011-03-15: The biggest educational fraud: classes for "creativity". (Crafts and techniques, sure, but creativity itself can't be formally educated.)
150: 2011-03-15: There is no example on earth of anyone "educated" into creativity. (Name one!) At best, education teaches technical skills, nothing more.
151: 2011-03-15: .@Andres_iracheta "but education can" [force creativity and responsibility] <== Most certainly not! You can't educate these things.
152: 2011-03-15: Authority can make people do things or not do them, but it can't force creativity or responsibility.
153: 2011-03-05: Most of what passes for creativity is simply a prisoner decorating the walls of his cell without attempting to leave it.
154: 2011-03-05: Domesticity is the enemy of creativity.
155: 2011-03-04: Best things to share online: your creative discoveries. Worst things: details of your day-to-day life when there's no creativity involved.
156: 2011-02-26: In most cases, adulthood is the shutting down of creativity. You become invested in a path and stop seeing any others.
157: 2011-02-23: Creativity is finding a new use for something you already have.
158: 2011-02-22: Creativity is proven only by action. No book, video, class or seminar can give it to you. Either you talk about it, or you do it!
159: 2011-02-22: The quality of your creative output depends on the standards you hold yourself to and the time you allow yourself to spend on it.
160: 2011-02-11: Creative source material is everywhere, all around you. You just have to see it.
161: 2011-02-10: The more you use your creativity, the more of it will come.
162: 2011-01-31: A great skill of creativity is to quickly identify the skills of others and assimilate them into your own.
163: 2011-01-26: The silliest courses in college are anything to do with creativity. If you are going to the class, then you aren't being creative.
164: 2011-01-26: Marriage is the end of macroscopic creativity. Now you're an institution, a rooted plant. Get used to TV cuz you'll be watching a lot of it!
165: 2011-01-20: The secret of creativity? Don't talk about it. Do it! Then stand back and look at what you've done, figuring out what needs work.
166: 2011-01-02: The best creative position is the blank slate – no demands, no commitments. You should get back to that point whenever you can!
167: 2010-12-18: Society allows young people a reasonable period of creativity and freedom before settling into a normal adult life of debt and servitude.
168: 2010-12-03: If you call yourself creative then create, dammit! Every day you don't create something is a day wasted.
169: 2010-11-30: You can't teach someone creative writing or film. Either they're inclined to pick up a pen or video camera or they're not.
170: 2010-11-26: The most hideous musical form is the "cover", where one singer repeats the famous song of another. It only proves their bankrupt creativity.
171: 2010-11-26: Running a race and winning isn't necessarily creative. Creativity is bypassing the race altogether to find what really matters.
172: 2010-11-25: Creativity is when you grab something from your environment and use it for a purpose it was never intended for.
173: 2010-11-23: Creativity isn't playing by the rules; it's rewriting the rules by which the game is played.
174: 2010-11-23: Creativity is looking past conventions and preconceptions to what really works.
175: 2010-11-01: Most of what passes for creativity is merely interior decoration—adorning ones walls without attempting to change them.
176: 2010-10-19: The key to success in any creative medium is seeing what is right in front of you, not what you want to be there.
177: 2010-10-16: Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium, but few are capable of real creativity.
178: 2010-09-27: Curiosity is the hallmark of creative intellect.
179: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-26: Society allows young people a reasonable period of creativity and freedom before settling into a normal adult life of debt and servitude.
180: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-14: Tenets of creativity: (a) remain uncommitted (b) work with what you have (c) take the initiative, and (d) decide for yourself.
181: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-13: Attention inventors, artists, dreamers: An idea is useless without means to execute it. True creativity is building with the tools you have.
182: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-17: If you practice, practice, practice, you'll become more practiced at one specific skill, but that doesn't make you more creative.
183: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-17: All forms of true creativity involve leaving your comfort zone and overcoming your own fears. There's no simple formula for it.
184: KilroyCafe: 2010-05-18: Most of what passes for "creativity" is simply a prisoner decorating the walls of his cell without attempting to leave it.
185: KilroyCafe: 2010-05-12: Domesticity is the enemy of creativity.
186: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-26: Too many times I have watched children do something creative, inspired and funny only to be scolded by their parents for that behavior.
187: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-16: If you are a creative artist with a wide portfolio, one of your best career moves is to die. It has been the key to success for thousands!
188: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-07: Pseudo-creative people surround themselves with all the symbols of the thing they are supposed to be doing, but they can't actually do it.
189: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-29: In any creative field, there's always a chance that someone will steal your work. Don't weep over it. You can make more, but they can't!
190: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-04: The danger of comfort is that you're lulled into repetitive activity and lose the incentive for real creativity.
191: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: Anyone can surround themselves with the tools and technical skills of an artistic medium. Very few are capable of real creativity there.
192: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: The key to creative success in any field is seeing what is right in front of you, not what you want to be there.
193: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: Emotional neediness may provide motivation but it kills creative detachment. You are most creative when you need nothing.
194: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-07: Creative writing classes are a fraud. You can't teach creativity. Either you figure it out on your own and do it, or you don't.
195: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-04: The biggest barrier to creative success is the demand that it be on your terms, rather than the terms of the medium you're working in.
196: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-23: Comfort often means the death of creativity because you lose the incentive to push your limits.
197: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-15: The best creative position is the blank slate -- no demands, no commitments. You should get back there whenever you can!
198: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-15: In any art, there is real creativity and fake creativity -- which is mimicking the sound and fury of creativity without saying anything.
199: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-06: Glenn Campbell: Continuous creativity built on a solid base of trauma.
200: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-04: Liberace's flamboyance is an example of "stressed creativity" - a desperate attempt to be unique and make a mark.
201: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: A great song is great after only a single recorded performance. Once it's been nailed, there's no creative purpose in performing it again.
202: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: The main creative problem in music is the same as any other medium: having something to say.
203: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-08: Governments are incompetent at raising children because they cannot make the creative compromises that real parents make every day.
204: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-07: Britney, Cher, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Barry Manilow - They're all has beens, guys! Haven't done anything creative in years!
205: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-06: True creators will always be the abused underclass, while promoters, performers and poseurs with no creative skill reap the benefits.
206: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-27: The law, by its nature, suppresses creativity. Every new rule makes it more difficult for people to find unique personal solutions.
207: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-21: Boredom is an attitude, not a real emotion. It reflects your own refusal to make creative use of the time available to you.
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