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Content may be King, but sometimes the King gets a little stale. As exhibit #1 I offer my post reviewing Microsoft’s ridiculous excuse for a social network so.cl. It must have been a slow news day of torpor, hibernation, and estivation (link).

This infographic offers some techniques and tricks to keep your creative focus. I love it, and I hope it helps make your worst writing better than my best. Tell me what you think.

Here’s an idea to complete item #9 courtesy of the criminally underappreciated Michelle Anthony:

And here’s the infographic….. :)



#29: Finish something. Brilliant.


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Jim Dougherty

Jim Dougherty

Writer and chief of miscellany at leaderswest.com
I aspire to give people something to think about rather than tell them what to do. My favorite Google Alert is "social media research," I am increasingly compelled by Gen Z, and I appreciate good writers agnostic of where they write. At one time I was Kred's 12th most influential social media blogger and Klout's most influential person on the topic of David Hasselhoff. Transplant from Seattle living in Cincinnati. Haven't entirely adopted the local sports teams yet.
Jim Dougherty
Jim Dougherty
Jim Dougherty

Great infographic and fun too! I’d add one more…if you have a 4 year old (or any age child), take a break and talk to them. My daughter always refreshes my perspective by giving me a completely new one.


May 6, 2013, 3:45 PM

Perfect Jim! My older is three and is always grateful for a friendly ear – love it! Thanks for your comment.

May 7, 2013, 1:35 AM

I would also add…visit your library and go to the sections you have never been before….research, explore…ideas will just start popping into your mind.

May 31, 2013, 3:48 PM

Great one, Jennifer! Thank you for your comment!

June 1, 2013, 9:52 AM

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