Here is an article by Hugh MacLeod of (gapingvoid: “cartoons drawn on the back of business cards”)
that I just have to encourage everyone to read. He points out some very useful tips and ideas in a tidy little list that would be handy for anyone to print out and glance at every once in a while.
So you want to be more creative, in art, in business, whatever. Here are some tips that have worked for me over the years:
1. Ignore everybody.
2. The idea doesn’t have to be big. It just has to change the world.
3. Put the hours in.
4. If your biz plan depends on you suddenly being “discovered” by some big shot, your plan will probably fail.
5. You are responsible for your own experience.
Read more at gapingvoid, and download the PDF version of the list.