Monday, July 12, 2010

Creativity Tips: Don't Let Me Get Me

At one point this past weekend, as I dissed something I'd done -- I can't remember what -- daughter Kate looked at me and said, "You're your own worst enemy."

Hard to argue with accurate.

This week, don't let me get me. Let's start with rock-and-roll energy from Pink* -- and the certainty that we all rock. And we shouldn't be a hazard to ourselves.

*Want to see a great creative team? Look at singers, bands, other musicians. Take James Taylor, instance ...


Anonymous said...

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it
Anything you want to, do it
Wanta change the world?
There's nothing
To it! --Willie Wonka

Jan said...

I love it! We could do a creativity exercise on song lyrics that are creative instigators!

Lezlie said...

"If you want to be somebody else,
If you're tired of fighting battles with yourself
If you want to be somebody else
Change your mind..." -- Sister Hazel, Change Your Mind

(I recommend finding and reading the rest of the lyrics, but I don't know how to create a link to them.)