Jeffrey Paul Baumgartner - the most original thinker in creativity & innovation today

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My Latest Articles

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Want to Be Creative? Step Back into Your Comfort Zone
Great authors, artists and composers throughout history have done most of their work inside their comfort zones. -- Read the article...

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The mistake a lot of creative would-be entrepreneurs make is that they believe they only need to have a good idea and the ability to realise it in order to launch a successful business. -- Read the article...

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How To Make Your Big Company Super-Innovative in One Easy Step
If a company really wants to become an innovation powerhouse, there is one simple action they can take: fire the CEO and hire a new one with a focused vision. -- Read the article...

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How To Be Awesome In 7 Steps
So, you want to be awesome? Or, perhaps you recognise that you are awesome already, but want the rest of the world to know about it. Here is how to do it! -- Read the article...

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Not Being Creative Boosts Creativity
In spite of all the noise about the importance of creativity, it is ridiculous to think you need to be creative all the time. -- Read the article...

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Happiness Is Overrated
There is a lot of pressure on people to be happy these days. That is not necessarily a good thing. -- Read the article...

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If You Cannot Find Your Passion, Create One
A lot of people are desperately seeking a passion. Sometimes it is better to create one instead -- Read the article...

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Break Three Rules to Innovate
If you are a good guy or gal, one who follows the rules and toes the line, you probably are not innovating very well. So, it's time to be less good, more naughty and break a few rules. Here are the three you should break. -- Read the article...

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My new book, Anticonventional Thinking is out now! Order your copy on-line or ask for it at your favourite bookshop.


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I'm starting a new series of articles on Personal Innovation -- which is all about improving yourself and your life by innovating yourself.


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