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One of the most frequent questions I get asked is…
“How do you come up with new ideas?”
I think people are hoping I’ll answer with a specific website or resource that will unlock all of my creative secrets. But the reality is that there isn’t one magic source.
For me, coming up with new ideas isn’t exactly an event. I think of it more as a cumulative, evolving process rather than a simple exercise that I sit down and do.
It’s about always being aware of things around me, both online and offline, and filing them away for future reference. (I’ll get into how I actually do this further down in this post).
Ever since I was kid, I’ve always noticed obscure details and picked up on things that most people walk right past. I’d spend hours searching for the “perfect” rock to add to my rock collection,