Leverage What You Know Well
Your creativity can also be stimulated in the pursuit of becoming an expert in something that connects to your products and services. By having and building knowledge, the creative aspects of your mind will be triggered, especially in the areas you have knowledge of since you will have the breadth of understanding of a topic that leaves you free to get creative about it.
Leave Yourself Open to Possibility
Being creative means always being on the lookout for possible solutions. You can achieve this by being more mindful. In other words, don’t pre judge situations and instead be open to discovery. You can catch yourself in the act of judging and instead leave open the possibility for something else.
Increase Your Luck
Also, creatively you can create your own luck because if you consider yourself lucky you can become more lucky by being open to recognizing opportunities. Use your imagination by imagining what is possible.
Of course, by the same token if something is not the right path to follow then shift gears and look at another method. This is a part of the creative process so you do not get fixated on a single idea. Don’t waste time, but through your openness be sure you accurately see a track to take.
An interesting creative strategy to use is to leave something undone. Let’s say for example you are a writer. Maybe leave a plot point not solved at the end of your writing time. That means when you return to writing you will need to stimulate your imagination to solve the problem today. This works for other areas as well such as developing marketing.
Give Yourself Time
It can also be great to brainstorm where you come up with lots of ideas about something. Sometimes you may want to give some space between coming up with ideas and then choosing the one you are actually going to use.
Do an “Act of Creativity”
You will want to train yourself to see relationships between things that may not seem related at first glance. Making those connections is an act of creativity.