Talk is Cheap – Time to Walk the Walk!

Talk is Cheap – Time to Walk the Walk!

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. (uh, oh…) My purpose for doing the Reinventure blog is to help other stifled Creatives muster up the courage to allow their creative expression…to allow themselves…to be seen. I started it because I have been a...
The #1 Obstacle Holding You Back

The #1 Obstacle Holding You Back

Every Creator deals with it on some level. Some are able to move forward despite it, but most of us become trapped behind it. Our path toward our creative goals is filled with all kinds of obstacles that we invent to prevent us from moving forward. To prevent us from...
Embracing Ugly – The Art of Imperfect Action

Embracing Ugly – The Art of Imperfect Action

Today’s post was supposed to be this amazing video all about taking imperfect action. Unfortunately, I pretty much ignored a lot of my own advice and over-thought the whole thing, which ended up ruining it. To “fix” it, I decided to go completely...
Willpower vs. Wantpower

Willpower vs. Wantpower

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman These heroes live in the DC Comics Universe and everyone knows them. There is another, lesser known, hero (a corps of heroes, actually) that also resides in that universe. They are the Green Lanterns. The Green Lantern Corps are an...
Creativity Now! Challenge Yourself!

Creativity Now! Challenge Yourself!

Have you ever had a gnawing idea in the back of your head begging you to do something creative, but have pushed it aside for one reason or another? Some creative endeavor that’s been whispering to you for years, but you keep denying it? Too many of us do this and take...
Why Willpower is the Creative’s Greatest Ally

Why Willpower is the Creative’s Greatest Ally

I love superheroes. Always have. Always will. There’s just something about people using amazing powers to right the wrongs of the world that has always appealed to me. I grew up reading comic books and watching the animated adventures of heroes like Superman and...
4 Fears of Creativity (and How to Beat Them!)

4 Fears of Creativity (and How to Beat Them!)

In 1977, my town’s local newspaper held a contest to win tickets to see the new sci-fi movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” (Yes, I’m THAT old…) Me and my two brothers all entered. We had to draw what we thought visiting space aliens...
How to Flex Your Creative Muscles

How to Flex Your Creative Muscles

I used to be a blob. Not the gelatinous creature kind that Steve McQueen fought in 1958, but pretty blob-like, nonetheless. I was overweight and out of shape…and miserable. I wanted to be in better shape, but kept making every excuse possible to avoid actually...
Are You a Creative Person?

Are You a Creative Person?

Sometimes I hate the Internet. Don’t get me wrong. It can be an invaluable for learning, as well as an amazing tool for communication. Just look at YouTube. You can find a video to teach you just about anything or explore the world from the comfort of your own home....