Your Brain on Creativity, SXSW 2013

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Your Brain on creativity Work Better. Skyrocket Creative Productivity. Denise R. Jacobs South by Southwest Interactive Austin, Texas 9 March 2013 Sponsored by

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If You Feel Inclined to Tweet… I am: @denisejacobs We’re at: #SXSW #SXSWi @sxsw And this is about #brainwork

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No, not these

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Or these

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But This

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Coveted, sought after

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Like this?

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Like this?

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And/Or This?

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“houston, we have a problem…”

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Full of ideas

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Brain circuitry

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External work environment

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Internal lands

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Habits and thinking

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ZeigarNik Effect

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Communication Addiction

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No focus

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inner critic

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Impostor syndrome

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Manage our brains

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Balance Your Brain

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Left hemisphere

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Right hemisphere

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Work together

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Know your Brainwaves

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Calm down

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Get Still

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HACK: Space out

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Hack: Shower

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Seek “Lo-fi” time

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Exercise discipline

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Say no to Distractions

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Manage time

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Pomodoro TEchnique

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Airplane mode

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Being prone

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Transmute fear

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Banish your inner critic

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fear of failure

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reframe failure

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Ideas starting to flow

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Improvise. Plus it.

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Generate, Gather, and Curate Ideas

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Analog Tools

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Digital Tools Zootool.com Gimmebar.com Pinterest.com Imgspark.com Scrnshots.com Vi.sualize.us Emberapp.com Evernote Diigo Delicious Flickr Trello

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Relaxed brainwaves

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Balanced brain

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Cavalier creativity

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the power is in your hands

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And Also in your heads

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Calm neurological base

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Calm neurological base

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Skyrocket creative productivity

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Your mission

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Resources delicious.com/denisejacobs/ unfoldyourbrain delicious.com/denisejacobs/ creativityhabit delicious.com/denisejacobs/ brainoncreativity

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(My) Articles for Further reading netmagazine.com/features/ four-secrets-enhancing-creativeproductivity alistapart.com/articles/ reigniting-your-creative-spark/ alistapart.com/articles/ banishing-your-inner-critic/

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My books The CSS Detective Guide CSSDetectiveGuide.com Smashing Books #3 & #3 1/3 InterAct With Web Standards SmashingBook.com InterActWithWebStandards.com My chapter: “Storytelling in Webdesign”

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Thanks to Post-it Brand from 3m Join us for the Create, Generate, Produce Meetup Tuesday, 12 March 2013 2:00pm Hampton Inn Downtown, room 1113

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And to the audience!

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I Speak, Write, And Evangelize Creativity. DeniseJacobs.com denise@denisejacobs.com twitter.com/denisejacobs facebook.com/denisejacobsdotcom

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