My new project is called Prolific.
It’s an intellectual property development system. The art and science of collecting, creating and communicating your ideas. And it comes with a new creative vocabulary.
Activist. Making a bargain with yourself to achieve aquotaof creative usefulness so the workday does not go down in debt.
Disturbance. Well intentionedmonkeywrenches that make your work emotionally provocative, constructively challenging and delightfully disturbing.
Firing blanks. A period of work in which you’re running onfumes, soaring past point of diminishing returns and need to reload the creative chamber.
Ignition sources. Atoolthat opens a creative window, broadens an artistic vista and sends you off to the creative races.
Progress rich environment. Surrounding yourself with concreteevidenceof progress to emotionally invigorate yourself and make you more inclined to take further action.
Promiscuity. Providingmultipleentry points for your audience through a continuous, voluminous level of output.
Side door. Increasingoutputby expanding the definition, changing the context and lowering the threat level of your work.
Tourniquetting. Creating a healthy sense ofdistancefrom your work by damming up the creative flow, compressing the circulation and applying enough pressure so there’s an explosion waiting for you when you’re ready to return.
Unprecedented dramatic device. An unexpected, selective emphasis that deviates from the conventional norm and introduces your audience to a previously fringe world.
Victory dance. A small, customized reward that commemorates the fruits of your motivation and equips you to be what the moment requires.