Tag Archives: Perception

Resolving Uncertainty

What if I told you that the only thing that holds you back from being more creative, living a better life and inhabiting a much better world is uncertainty? What if I also told you that resolving those uncertainties is … Continue reading

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Perceptual Distortion

I don’t often work with oils, mainly because of the messiness involved in having canvases lying around that take ages to dry, but occasionally I get the chance to paint a portrait where I have the sitter available for several … Continue reading

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The Important Advantages of Insight

Lately, I have been reading a lot of material about innovation management.  We’re stuck in a 1920s paradigm, when it comes to the commercial management of development projects.  That’s clearly wrong and there are newer, better ways of managing a … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Quality Bar

Am I alone in this?  We tend to believe that because we’ve seen a few shining examples of achievement in whatever our artistic field is, then by extrapolation, there must be thousands of people producing better work than us.  It’s … Continue reading

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Losing Heart

Every now and then it can all start to feel utterly hopeless.  You struggle and strive to create, but you either get zero recognition for your efforts, or else the fun temporarily goes out of it.  Occasionally, life events conspire … Continue reading

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Spot the Pattern

You probably played this game as a child. Lying down on your back, you looked up at the clouds and tried to see shapes and patterns in the random fluffiness. I remember those games as magical experiences. During the twentieth … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Lens

We all see the world through some kind of metaphorical lens, which filters our reality according to our beliefs – beliefs we probably don’t even consciously know we are applying and certainly do not remember where they came from. In … Continue reading

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