This week we talk to Alex Cornell about overcoming creative blocks.
Alex Cornell is an interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician. He lives in San Francisco and is currently working at Moonbase. He released a book in 2012 called Breakthrough that is a collection of ideas on how to break through creative block. He cofounded Firespott
In This Interview Alex and I Discuss…
- The One You Feed parable.
- Using comparison as a tool.
- “Getting burnt by other people’s work”.
- How his moods are highly correlated to his creative output.
- Creating instead of consuming.
- The importance of recharging and taking breaks during the day.
- Finding multiple outlets for creativity.
- How to remain motivated over time.
- Tying your work into a larger purpose.
- Finding meaning and value in your life where you are.
- Using other artists “spell books”
- A lot of the creative process is not visible to the naked eye.
- There are no easy fixes for creative blocks.
Alex Cornell Links
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