Extreme focus can cause mental tunnel vision and block inspiration. Openness to new experiences can break monotony, spark inspiration, and boost creativity.
This post is part of an ongoing series, “Taking Note,” which outlines the history and styles of note-taking. In this series, we explore how taking notes can improve your creativity and all the work you set out to accomplish. For many of us, inspiration begins with a simple sketch. Leonardo da Vinci, the most inspirational of all Renaissance figures, imagined the possibility of everything from flight to robotics. It was
In support of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015, we are featuring conversations with authors, founders, leaders, and visionaries. We hope their insights and experience inspire you to propel your own ideas into action. Today, we share advice from Austin entrepreneur Krisstina Wise. She’s founder and CEO of a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage. Krisstina incorporated paperless tactics and technology to enable her team to spend more time engaging with clients in the
Check out behind the scenes footage from The Robotic Spider Project, a collaborative venture featuring Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, and Evernote. Long before the science, there was the story. Adam Savage became known for testing the limits of science on the popular Discovery Channel TV series “Mythbusters,” but he began his career designing props for Hollywood films. When you watch an episode of the myth-busting television program, you get a sense of