1. Seek inspiration
Get lost in Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business archive.
2. Make over your mornings
Sign up for the My Morning Routine newsletter—you’ll get the morning habits of a different creative delivered to your inbox each week.
3. Find it in everything
Peek inside the insomniac, brilliant mind of Isaac Mizrahi. In his TED Talk, he walks through the whirlwind of things that inspire him.
4. Set some boundaries
Too much freedom can be the death of creativity. Set these limitations to help get your brainstorm going.
5. Turn to the pros
Download Creative Block on your iPad—the book has advice from over 50 artists, each one contributing their go-to exercise for overcoming creative obstacles.
6. Just when you think you’ve hit a wall...
Try one of these 21 ways to unlock your creative genius.
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