Ten Ways to Instantly Boost Your Creative IQ

Ten Ways to Instantly Boost Your Creative IQ

Ten Ways to Instantly Boost Your Creative IQ

Embrace Brainstorming  Write all your thoughts about the concept at hand. Eliminating self-censorship can reveal hidden gems.

When you're in the middle of a creative challenge, do you often find yourself staring blankly at an empty computer screen? Or leaping to take part in something—anything—that distracts you from the perplexing task at hand? If so, don't beat yourself up over it. Hitting a creative wall on a project is very common for professionals. Fortunately, there are ways to rediscover your inner genius to overcome these mental barriers. And most of these solutions are painless and fairly easy to implement. Specifically, CareerBliss has come up with the following list of 10 ways to boost your creativity capabilities. They include exercises intended to spark both your intellectual and physical resources and to inject a needed burst of internal energy fuel. In other cases, they're simply methods designed to get you out of your comfort zone, paving the way for fresher insights. CareerBliss is an online job posting/company review/professional advice site.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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