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October 15 2012

11 Tricks For Battling Creative Blocks

Alicia Leonard

October 15, 2012

The easy thing to do, especially when a deadline is looming, is to lose perspective. The harder but much more productive mindset is to realize that you--and virtually everyone you respect and admire--have overcome blocks in the past. You might even say that it’s part of the process. So have a lot of successful people you think never have such problems producing work. “Anyone who tells you they don’t encounter creative block is either not passionate about what they do or is stealing someone else’s ideas,” asserts the graphic designer Mike McQuade. He, along with 89 others, from Nicholas Felton to Debbie Millman, have contributed their encouraging words to Breakthrough!, a new book edited by Alex Cornell compiling advice on how to clear creative hurdles. More

Kuang, C. (October 12, 2012) 11 Tricks For Battling Creative Blocks. Retrieved October 15, 2012 from http://www.fastcodesign.com/1670989/11-tricks-for-battling-creative-blocks-from-leading-creatives

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