Spark Ideas Blog

Inspiring You to Come Up with Great Ideas

The Power of Authentic Ideas & Concepts

Are your ideas authentically- you? Do they really come from a deep place within you? Do they matter to you? Are they born from inspiration? Or are they just tossed together with no real passion or feeling behind them? Have you invested yourself as a person in your ideas and concepts? And can...

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Don't Be A Cactus! Share Creative Thinking Tasks

Since your company was a wee little baby you have suffered long and hard to make it work. You have probably sacrificed your money, as well as your time- which could have been spent with your family and on other things that are important to you. The company is a huge part of who you are, as a...

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Why Your Ideas Don't Work Out

This is going to be harsh, so brace yourself. Your ideas don't work out because you're irresponsible. Your concept or business is failing because you have made it someone else's responsibility to do the things that need to be done to make it grow. Sure once upon a time delegating was an awesome...

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Taking Your Ideas Back To Square One

Have you ever thrown yourself into working on a concept and months later you realize that it's gone completely out of control and what you thought you would have and what you have right now- are two different things. Because of the fantastical nature ideas, it's easy to get carried away as new...

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Want Better Ideas? Feed Your Mind!

Over the years, I've been asked numerous times how I come up with ideas or concepts in various areas. I have been told that I am blessed to be creative and blah, blah, blah... the honest truth though (even as I thank God for my brain) is that I can come up with loads of ideas because I feed my...

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Why Creative Collaboration Works!

So you have an awesome idea- but no matter how hard you work on it, it's not giving you the results that you want. You're getting frustrated because there is clearly something that you're missing, but you just can't figure out what it is. This would be a great time for you to consider letting...

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Share Your Ideas Using the Magic of Stories

Some of the best moments of my childhood were when I was told stories by my grandmother. I would sit in her mud-hut kitchen, close to the door and as far from fire as I could, because the smoke burned my eyes like nothing else I had ever encountered. There was no electricity in the village- but...

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Your Ideas + Passion = Fireworks!

If you're going to do something, do something you're passionate about. If you are going to chase an idea, chase one that you're passionate about. Chase a concept that gets your blood pumping, choose a project or a process that will challenge you, make you sweat and will be exhilarating. Choose...

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Got An Idea? Climb Up The Damn Magic Beanstalk!

You know Mabel's kid?""Yeah Jack?""Yeah, he isn't right in the head- he just pawned the family cow for magic beans.""Oh my word! You have got to be kidding!""Nope, that kid has water for brains.”“Wasn’t it the last cow?”“The very last one and he lost if for a dream.” We know the story of Jack...

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The Biggest Enemy of New Ideas

In the comments section of an article I recently posted, I was asked the following question, "why is there so much resistance to good ideas?" and the long and short of it is that new things require change and people don't want to change ANYTHING. You know that little space people often talk...

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