Those quotes… it’s still a thing for me! See previous post: “Must… read… it… all…”
And absorb all the inspiration and knowledge from further ones as well!
From book “Design Funnel” by Stephen Hay
No manager wants to bore people; they just can’t help themselves, and the bureaucracies they work in make it worse.
There are many theories about why teams of four to six work best, but the simplest is ego. With about five people, there’s always enough oxygen in the room. It means on average that every person gets to speak once every five times, which is enough for everyone to feel they are at the center of things.
From book „Time Management for Creative people” by Mark McGuinness
Good design is always tailored to the message one wishes to communicate. If our design is more or less a copy of what others have designed, what are we communicating?
Some would argue that creativity is a sudden flash of insight, something which just happens magically while one, perhaps, takes their morning shower. This is not creativity; this is simply spontaneous inspiration. Creativity and inspiration can happen spontaneously, but it is possible to achieve these through a process, and not leave everything to chance.
The wonderful thing about modern technology is the amount of communication and information-sharing it facilitates. And the awful thing about modern technology is the amount of communication and information-sharing it facilitates.
Interruptions destroy your concentration.
And loss of concentration = loss of creative work.
I believe that what gives us the most energy is the feeling of being totally on top of our work. If you are totally on top of something you have the energy to do it even if you don’t particularly like the work.
He suggests we create a buffer between incoming demands and our response – by making ‘do it tomorrow’ our default response to all requests. Not ‘tomorrow’ as in ‘tomorrow never comes’, but ‘tomorrow’ as in ‘tomorrow’. Not today or the day after tomorrow, but tomorrow.
And what’s your source of inspiration? :)