Not creative! 5 steps to help you be more creative

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No one is born creative. You got to condition your mind into one. Read more to learn how you can be creative.

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  • 1.What is creativity? Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. - Edward de Bono Image courtesy: www.superbwallpapers.com

2. Read Reading is one routine that can help you in exploring new opportunities and possibilities. It will give you enough knowledge about what you are doing, what you want and how you can achieve it. Dont restrict yourself from reading! From comics to work related articles, read all 3. Read Image courtesy: risinguptheladderoflove.com My work and creativity is a outcome of what that happens right between reading cognitive psychology and the latest issue of donald duck. - Ole L. Carlsen 4. Socialise Step out, meet people, talk to them! Meeting people will let you know what others think, what are your strengths and weaknesses, so that you can work on it accordingly. But remember, do what you think is right. Dont doubt your plans on the basis of what others say. 5. Socialise Imagecourtesy:www.creativebeeston.co.uk Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun! - Mary Lou Cook 6. Explore Go for a walk in the park, observe peoples behavior in general, come up with crazy ideas! The more you use your mind in an open space, more chances of you coming up with better thoughts. 7. Explore Image courtesy: agbeat.com Creativity doesnt wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones. - Bruce Garrabrandt 8. Relax Learn to breathe when out of ideas! Nothing good comes out of a stressed mind. Watch TV, listen to music, meditate. Do whatever you like to get your mind to relax. 9. Relax Image courtesy: www.themebin.com Creativity is not confined to the Hours between 9 and 5. - Anonymous 10. No space for doubts Clear your mind. Make sure of what you want first and have faith in your idea. Creativity doesnt stem up from an indecisive mind. 11. No space for doubts Image courtesy: uribaani.deviantart.com The worst enemy to creativity is Self Doubt! - Anonymous 12. Take away from this presentation 13. Mara Foundations Ambition We enable, inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs in Africa. With the support of our Mara Mentors we will: Inspire millions of young people in Africa to become entrepreneurs. Teach entrepreneurs new skills. Enable entrepreneurs to turn business ideas into a reality. Guide business owners to grow businesses and hire (more) employees. Empower entrepreneurs by providing a platform to showcase their business and build their network. 14. THANK YOU Website: mentor.mara.com App: iTunes, Blackberry, Android, and Nokia. Customer Support: support@mentor.mara.com Mara Foundation is supported by a number of partners, including: