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Comparison of Major Diagramming Software Microsoft Visio vs SmartDraw vs Creately vs Omnigraffle vs Gliffy. Easy to use software Draw online, draw on the desktop Shape search visio shapes, visio stencils smartdraw shapes Creately objects, google images, icon search from iconfinder Omnigraffle stencils, stencil search from Graffletopia Gliffy search, yahoo images Document Management Diagram Folders Diagram tags Diagram revisions, diagram version history Rename Save as image, PDF (for printing) or SVG Data enabled diagrams Document Linking.

Comparison of Major Diagramming Software Microsoft Visio vs SmartDraw vs Creately vs Omnigraffle vs Gliffy

Seven Online Infographic Builders That You Have to Try. The world is becoming increasingly visual – especially the online world.

Seven Online Infographic Builders That You Have to Try

Thanks to social media and the explosion of sites such as Pinterest, displaying information in a visual way has become even more important. But it can be time consuming and even brain-boggling. There are a host of tools out there though that can help you turn information into pretty good (and Pinterest-friendly) infographics in a matter of minutes. Here we take a look at some of the top contenders, how they work, what they cost and if they are worth your time (and money). Infogr.am Still in beta, Infogr.am is a lovely interface that allows you to create dynamic or static infographics or charts with ease. Pick a template or chart type, enter your data and go. 10 Tips for a Remarkable Tagline. 7 Habits of Highly Innovative People. Have you ever looked at super creative or innovative people, and felt they are special beings blessed with gifts?

7 Habits of Highly Innovative People

Have you felt that you are not as fortunate? I used to feel this way. I have since learned that creativity is more about psychology than intellect, and there are no secrets to being creative. Actually, there is no such thing as “being more creative”, you are already a creative being. I’m sure we can all relate to moments when we felt stuck trying to tap into our own creativity. Do You Have These 11 Traits of Highly Creative People? 10 Habits Of Highly Creative People. 10 Habits Of Highly Creative People. 8 Habits Of Highly Creative People. Highly creative people see the world a litlte differently.

8 Habits Of Highly Creative People

As a result, their behavior is a little different. Creative people aren’t all artists or musicians. They can be found in all areas of the workforce. Weird Habits Successful People Have To Be More Creative. The Daily Habits Of Highly Creative People (Infographic) Have you ever wondered how creative people do it, how they can make enough time in the day to eat, breathe, and make beautiful, lasting art?

The Daily Habits Of Highly Creative People (Infographic)

Well, the answer is that there is no single answer. The folks at Info We Trust have developed an infographic to visualize the daily routines of 16 of history's well-known artists and polymaths, from Milton to Angelou. The information for the infographic came from Mason Currey's book on the subject, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. Each of them worked in their own way, which is a friendly reminder that if you listen to your body and do what works for you, you're likely to give yourself a great chance to succeed, no matter what you do. 10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People.

Editor's Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013.

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Click here to see the full list. I frequently find myself thinking about whether I am an artist or an entrepreneur. I am simply trying my best to create my own unique path. It is safe to say that more and more entrepreneurs are artists, and artists of all kinds are entrepreneurs. And the trend is only on the rise as all things (art, science, technology, business, culture, spirituality) are increasingly converging. Creativity is the common theme that drives both entrepreneurs and artists alike.

Over this past Labor Day weekend, I found myself reading excerpts from distinguished professor of psychology and management Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s (pronounced me-HIGH chick-sent-me-HIGH-ee) seminal book Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People (HarperCollins, 1996). He writes: 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently. This list has been expanded into the new book, “Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind,” by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process. Neuroscience paints a complicated picture of creativity. As scientists now understand it, creativity is far more complex than the right-left brain distinction would have us think (the theory being that left brain = rational and analytical, right brain = creative and emotional). 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently. Characteristics of Super-Creatives. By Jeffrey Baumgartner Although everyone is creative, some people are naturally super-creative.

Characteristics of Super-Creatives

They have endless, original ideas are highly energised and often seem a bit eccentric. With the help of the Mayo Clinic, I have compiled a list of common characteristics of such super-creatives, who typically display five or more of these characteristics. They are often loners, having few if any close friends outside of the immediate family. They often interpret events differently than others and may even feel that external events have personal meaning. Articles & Techniques. We have not been taught how to think for ourselves, we have been taught what to think based on what past thinkers thought.

Articles & Techniques

We are taught to think reproductively, not productively. What most people call thinking is simply reproducing what others have done in the past. We have been trained to seek out the neural path of least resistance, searching out responses that have worked in the past, rather than approach a problem on its own terms. Educators discourage us from looking for alternatives to prevailing wisdom.

When confronted with a problem, we are taught to analytically select the most promising approach based on past history, excluding all other approaches and then to work logically within a carefully defined direction towards a solution. Once when I was a young student, I was asked by my teacher, “What is one-half of thirteen?” My teacher scolded me for being silly and wasting the class’s time by playing games.

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