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Creativity: Timeless Magician's Secrets to be More Creative Part 2

Halloween photo by one of my favorite photographers Rudy Van Bree

Years ago, I got some good advice on creativity and comedy from a magician and sword swallower Lynx Kim.

Years later, I read the same advice in a book about Cirque Du Soleil called...

Cirque Du Soleil: The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All

The advice was this...

It's very difficult to come up with something from nothing. Restrictions actually make it easier to be creative.

To illustrate my point, try a little thought experiment right now with me. Ready?

-You have 30 seconds to think of something original and creative. Go!