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What to do when you’re starting with a tangled mess.

By Michelle

You know how sometimes, you have an idea, and you want to work on it, but you just…can’t…seem…to? It’s like when you’re trying to crochet, and your yarn is a nasty, tangled mess. The yarn is your raw idea –¬†you can’t start using a ball of yarn that’s all tangled. If you try to create […]

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Which idea should you start on next?

By Michelle

One of those problems-that’s-kinda-good-to-have is the problem of too many ideas. On the one hand, it’s something of a blessing to have all of these ideas zipping around your head like hyperactive kittens with a ball of string. On the other hand, it can also be headache inducing and give you the paralyzing fear of […]

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How to figure out which idea to start on next

By Michelle

One of those problems-that’s-kinda-good-to-have is the problem of too many ideas. On the one hand, it’s something of a blessing to have all of these ideas zipping around your head like kittens with a ball of string. On the other hand, it can also be headache inducing and give you the paralyzing fear of not […]

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The care and keeping of ideas, part two

By Michelle

Have you been letting your idea simmer? Ready to really dig into it now? Good, ’cause that’s what we’re doing today! Once your time is up for the simmering state, it’s time to move on to something else. Even if you’re still not clear on all of the details of the idea, you need to […]

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The care & keeping of ideas, part one

By Michelle

So you have a new idea. Or you think you do, but you can’t really be 100% for sure. Because your new idea, it’s a little shy. And by “a little shy”, I mean, it’s acting like a wild animal that under no circumstances wants to be within 10 feet of you, and keeps bolting […]