Walk The Factory Floor
Creating the ritual of an established parcel of structured curiosity, whereby you casually and thoughtfully peruse every idea you’ve recently accumulated.
The practice of creating incremental, meaningful work in a limited time frame.
Humbly accepting the limits of your own mind and trusting ideas to an external system instead
Stretch your imagination through the positive power of bad ideas
Giving large projects a chance to grow on your team by nurturing them with encouragement, freedom and affirmation.
Pushing forward incrementally to spiral up to an idea that has a real impact
A uniquely appealing activity or practice that enables you to give voice to that which has no words
Create leverage through the attraction of working, not the arrogance of interruption
Filtering the quality of your ideas through physical reactions, not subjective opinions
The practice of shipping ideas for your own business that are up to the same scale as you would deliver for your customers
The ability to tolerate boring, repetitive, isolating tasks that don’t have an immediate payoff
Finding a new value structure to support positive behavioral change
Debating negative thinking by attaching the desired creative outcome to your identity
Grow the reach and legitimacy for your idea through constant, incremental exposure
Wrapping your emotions into words so you have a handle for overcoming creative blocks effectively
Giving small ideas a fighting chance to breathe and grow in the organization by nurturing them with encouragement, freedom and affirmation
Giving new ideas a fighting chance to breathe and grow by nurturing them with encouragement, freedom and affirmation
Giving small ideas a fighting chance to breathe and grow inside your mind by nurturing them with encouragement, freedom and affirmation
A system to call on yourself a little more with each project
Consuming your own work to give you solid faith in your creative capabilities
The practice of accomplishing things that get you psyched to work even harder
Using the force multiplier of task continuity to increase your motivational incentives
Responding to a personal weakness or professional failure with compassion
Doing as much as you can for as long as you can, until somebody else takes notice
Make it easy for people to help you by not requiring them to change their usual pattern of behavior
Observing and avoiding whatever opposes or weakens forward motion in the final hour
Audience Of None
Actively doing great work for no reason other than to feel the positive internal experience it provides
Increasing your leverage by investing in yourself more consistently.
Realizing the full potential of your project by walking away from it
Catching yourself in the act of making superfluous complaints and redirect that energy more usefully
A time based boundary to build discipline as a remote worker
Trusting your willingness to be true to yourself
Achieve creative productivity through social proximity
Giving people and their ideas clarification, validation and permission.
Using rhythmic, repetitive exercise or action to clear your mind, stabilize your emotions and increase endophins
The custom universe can you count on to help inform your artistic spirit
Channeling the dark, unconscious aspects of your personality in the service of your creative works
To become so identified with your work that nobody could steal it
Treating creativity as an imperfect and noncompetitive practice that never ends
Using the force multiplier of habit continuity to increase your motivational incentives
Purposely escape from the burdens of the world with a manageable, self contained activity.
Moment Of Conception
The single spark of life that signals an idea’s movement value, almost screaming to you, something wants to be built here.
The act of loving ourselves by acknowledging moments when we’re proud of our completed work
Playing the long term statistical averages of the creative process
The practice of inspiring and reinspiring yourself based on each of your unique preferences and passions and predispositions.
A ritual of taking small, productive actions on our own behalf that create value in the world for at least one person besides ourselves.
A daily ritual of emotional release where you metabolize your experiences, make serious mental headway into your ideas and get the creative faucet flowing.
Creating ideas in a piecemeal, nonlinear fashion, without the constraints of chronology, sequence, rational order and narrative.
A creative subroutine that brings up your energy and snaps you into the appropriate state of mind to do your work.