Spark Ideas Blog

Inspiring You to Come Up with Great Ideas

The Nasty Little Secret About Brainstorming

Brainstorming doesn't work unless it's tightly controlled. I think we have all been called into brainstorming sessions, been given a problem and told to think. And we do think, for two or three hours, until our heads are aching and our tummies are grumbling and we have been beaten into...

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12 Quotes On Breaking The Rules To Inspire You To Be Creative

If you're going to be creative, you're going to have to break out of the way you think and see the world. You're going to have to try things that have never been attempted before. You might even have to go against people who seem to know better than you and show them that there's another way...

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The Long and Short of Life As An Entrepreneur

Stuff hurts, people disappoint you, things don’t work out, things challenge your beliefs, it’s all part of the larger workings of the universe and of life. You need to hold your chin up, be true to who you are and push on with the things that you’re passionate about. You can’t control...

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How to Believe In Your Ideas Once Again

The beginning of all creative inspiration lies within you. I meet so many entrepreneurs and business people who are tired of trying to find great ideas, tired of struggling, tired of waiting for something to change and some major breakthrough to occur. I know the feeling, because sometimes it...

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Don't Have a Creative Secret Recipe? This is Why.

All the great brands we love have one, I won't even give you the KFC or Coca-cola examples because those have been beaten to death already. We know that having a secret recipe for success is important, we know that being different from the competition will make us stand up and stand out- and...

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Battles You Have to Fight As A Creative Person

Battles You Have to Fight As A Creative Person In an ideal world, every new concept or idea would be embraced with warmth and support. Every creative person would be celebrated, encouraged and given the resources that they need to bring their dreams to life. In an ideal world people would fight...

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How To Think Outside The Box

One of the biggest obstacles that people come up against when it comes to coming up with creativity is the thinking box they put themselves into. Yes, we all know we should think outside the box, but the most difficult part of this whole concept is how hard it is to recognize which box you're...

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3 Fixations of Highly Creative People

I recently spoke to someone who didn't realize he was creative, he thought that because he wasn't into arts and crafts and writing that he was ordinary and yet he had a wonderful mind for ideas and mixing concepts together, so full of random thoughts and concepts was he that I felt I would...

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10 Imagination Quotes to Inspire You!

Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds. Zig Ziglar If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.William Arthur Ward To imagine is everything, to...

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Creativity Starts with A Question

Want to be more creative? Want to make a difference? Answer the right questions. Ask as many questions as possible, questions you might ask include; What can I do better What can I do faster? What can I do more colorfully? Who can I handle better? What can I make more exciting? How can...

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