Everyone is creative and many times we discount the act of brainstorming, generating an idea as a form of creativity. But the act of pondering something and coming up with a variety of ideas or solutions is inherently creative.
One of the most exciting things about being the owner of an Etsy shop is you get to do a lot of brainstorming to develop new products, marketing ideas, sales pitches, blogging articles, logistical solutions, and resources.
Here are my top 10 moments when I'm more open to receiving creative information. I'm guessing it's different for everyone, so if you're a new Etsy shop owner, you might want to take some time to think about what environments and situations help you feel more creative.
- Driving in the car
- Talking to friends
- Playing games with friends
Here is another list of Top Ten Idea Generating Moments from Charles "Chic" Thompson, author of What a Great Idea. This list is based on research.
- Commuting to work
- Falling asleep or waking up
- In a meeting
- Waking in the middle of the night
- Listening to a church sermon
- Performing manual labor