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    Special Report $29.00

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    Unleash YourCreative Genius

    All rights reserved.

    No part of this report shall be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmittedby any means: electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, withoutfirst obtaining written permission from the publisher.

    Note: This publication contains the opinions and ideas of its author. It is intended to

    provide helpful and informative material on the subject matter covered. The authorand publisher specifically disclaim any responsibility for any liability, loss, or risk,personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, ofthe use and application of any of the contents of this report.

    Furthermore, the information in this report is not intended to replace medical, legal,financial or tax advice. The intent is to offer information to help you in your mutualeffort to obtain your desires in life. Only you and your advisors can determine if thisinformation is appropriate for you.

    COPYRIGHT 2006 By Dale Odeyemi

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    Table of Contents

    Introduction ............... 3

    Section 1 Creativity ........................................ 4

    Section 2 How Can You Become A Creative Genius............... 6

    Section 3 What Is Creative Dreaming?..... 8

    Section 4 How To Get That Creative Urge..... 11

    Section 5 Your Creative Imagination .......... 15

    Section 6 Creation From Your Mistakes................... 18

    Section 7 When All Else Fails, You Must Persevere .......... 23

    Section 8 What Is Creative Thinking? ....................... 25

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    Introduction

    The over-all purpose of creativity is to change ideas or produce

    additional new ones. This Report has been put together for you asan idea creator... more than anything else; you will find in it simplecreative ideas, some of which have lead to great discoveries andadvancements.

    Short stories and ideas from well-known names and also fromsome not so well-known ones...

    We want you to try and put yourself in the persons shoes. Whatwould it have been like for them, when they first had this creativeidea and what would it have been like for them persevering andnot giving up until the completion of their creation?

    We can all develop creative behaviour... it is effective andreinforces high self-esteem. We can all learn to respond creativelyso long as we are prepared to risk changing our thoughts.

    All you have to do is to learn the skills of good communication.

    These include; learning to use your imagination... learning tolisten... learning to deal with criticism... and learning to giveconstructive feedback.

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    Creativity

    There is no doubt that creativity is the most important humanresource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress,

    and we would be forever repeating the same patterns- Edward de Bono

    reativity is used to cover the process, the result and theattitudes of mind involved in generating ideas. If a person

    comes up with a great new idea or with a number of alternativeideas, then that person is said to be creative...

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    When we think of a career which needs a lot of creative thought,

    we usually think of painting, writing, acting or advertising...

    But in effect... every job calls for a bit of your creative powersevery now and then and it takes surprisingly little time and effortto get started increasing your creativity, which is sure to make youa winner no matter what field of endeavour or career youundertake.

    Creativity is behind every new idea, desire and daydream you get -

    from something as small as what should I have for launch? Tosomething big like the best way to say Im sorry to a loved one.

    It also lies behind every great innovation and advancement - fromthe invention of the wheel, to the creation of the light bulb!

    Logic may have eventually worked out the method of rubbing twosticks together to produce smoke, and then make fire... but it wascreative imagination, that first envisioned having the flames of a

    fire blazing in the first place.

    Creativity is such a natural trait, that we often take it for grantedand rarely notice its presence or its importance in our everydaylives...

    Its creativity that allows you to come up with ingenious solutions toyour problems and difficulties; it also gives you the ability tobrainstorm new ideas to help you achieve any goals you like

    whatever they may be.

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    Every creation made by a person, every tool, every instrument,every utensil, every book, article, song, game, film etc... evolvedfrom very simple beginnings along the line of experimentation andcreative imagination.

    Everything made by people is put together, made up of materialparts; and the idea of every such thing is made up of simpler andmore elemental ideas, united and combined in creativeimagination.

    This is the only way in which we have ever invented or createdanything; and this is always the way in which you must proceed inyou work of creative imagination.

    This one truth is so simple that most people entirely overlook it...you may never have thought about it in this way, until you nowhave it presented to you in this Special Report!

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    How Can You BecomeA Creative Genius

    It is the child in us that is the source of our uniquenessand creativeness, and the playground is the optimalmilieu for the unfolding of our capacities and talents

    - Eric Hoffer

    he first factor that cuts most of us off from our creative side issimply growing up...T

    You have only to look at childrens drawings, paintings and stories

    to see that creativity develops quickly in early childhood.

    But tests have shown that most of us have lost our creative urgeby the age of seven...

    Why then dose our creativity disappear by the age of just seven?

    Well this loss of creativeness is not very surprising according toProfessor Mark Runco, founder of theCreativity Research Journal.

    Apparently, it takes only about a year in the educational system todiscourage children (and the adults they later become) fromrelating to their creative sides. The professor then goes on to say,

    We put children in groups and make them sit indesks and raise their hands before they talk. Weput all the emphasis on conformity and order, thenwe wonder why they arent being spontaneousand creative

    Is it any wonder then creativity, of all the abilities we possess - isthe one in which most people rank themselves especially low in.

    This is not unexpected, because as we have realized from theabove, creative thinking is generally left out of education... anyactivity which involves imagination, colour, rhythm, or form hasbeen traditionally frowned upon as less intelligent.

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    Luckily we have more information with which to work with - andcreativity can now be seen as a necessary part of a well balancededucation and personality.

    A second factor that hampers our creativeness is that we assumeand even believe that creative people must have some specialability or have enormous IQs, and since we think our ability andIQs arent all that high, we then go on to further assume - that wecant be all that creative.

    But its really quite the opposite...

    You see highly successful painters, singers, writers, scientists and

    other creative types of people are no smarter than anyone else.

    We all posses a creative side its just a question of how wedevelop this creative side of us, and also how we desire to use it.

    The whole idea of freeing the creative spirit isreclaiming the power that each person has had

    from birth. It's a birthright to be a creative person

    - Adriana Diaz

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    What Is Creative Dreaming?

    n our analysis of the process of thinking we have found that

    much of our thinking is conscious, purposeful, and logical. Wegrasp a problem, concentrate on it, collect evidence and drawconclusions.

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    We also find that there are times when we, can hardly be said tohave drawn the conclusions; but instead we somehow arrive atthem, or they occur to us.

    Sometimes when we are not even consciously occupied with theproblem at hand our thinking has still been going on atsubconscious levels.

    When our problem is one that is very important to us, or one thatcalls for originality, some of our thinking is likely to be of thesubconscious kind.

    Take for example - Albert Einstein, this renowned physicist andmathematician, did not get his ideas from only the mathematicalpart of his brain he creatively imagined many of the laws of the

    universe beforehand. Only then was he able to apply hismathematical ability to that initial creative image.

    Einstein described in his diary how the basis of his Special Theoryof Relativity came to him, as did the groundbreaking creativeinsights of many other scientists, when he fell into a reverie or adaydream during a lengthy car journey

    Mozart also wrote - that the ideas for his most greatest work

    and music seemed to come to him while;

    traveling in a carriage, after a good meal,or during the night when I cannot sleep

    The vision which inspired the Sistine Chapel came to Michelangeloonly after - being outraged with his first attempts, he scraped hisearly work on the chapel and went out for a stroll in the country.

    Or the story of the 19th-century German physicist Kekule who

    finally discovered the mystery of how molecules connected to one

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    another after a daydream about a snake lying in a circle with itstail in its mouth he explained that after a nice dinner he turnedhis chair to the fire, relaxed and;

    The atoms were right before my eyes, long rows,all twining and twisting in a snakelike motion - oneof the snakes had seized hold of its own tail andwas whirled mockingly before my eyes

    Its no secret that many of the worlds most famous scientific andartistic achievements came in the form of daydreams - but peoplehave also been known to solve their problems even during sleep.

    It is said that the inventor of the sewing machine, dreamed the

    solution to his problem of modifying an ordinary sewing needle tofit the conditions imposed by his machine

    And after much unsuccessful experimentation, he dreamed onenight that he was being threatened by a lost tribe who werebrandishing spears, and strange to say - a thread of sinew ranthrough the blade of each spear.

    Here in the image of the spear, was the much-sought-after clue he

    had been looking for put the eye of the machine needle in thepoint instead of at the other end he thought.

    For Thomas Edison, the idea for the first successful light bulbcame, after thousands of failures, and in the midst of one of hislegendary naps

    Robert Louis Stevenson credited a dream he once had, with theinspiration for his world famous story Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

    It should be noted, however, that this dream like activity is only apart of the whole process of solving a problem!

    The process of creative thinking in any field ofhuman endeavor often starts with what may becalled a "rational vision," itself a result of previousstudy, thinking, and observation

    - Erich Fromm

    Without previous concentration the inventor or creator wouldprobably not have had so vivid a dream and neither would they

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    have grasped so surely the meaning of the dream or image theyhad seen.

    You may have even had it happen to you before? Almost everyone

    can recall moments when ideas or insights have automaticallyburst into their mind from somewhere, moments when you graspthe solution to a troublesome problem, suddenly have a newperspective that opens up new possibilities, or are struck with acreative inspiration.

    So you see your success was not so much a matter of merechance or simply luck, as it first might have appeared to be

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    How To Get That Creative Urge

    he first computers in the early fifties were operated by typing inlong sequences of command numbers and letters, and

    computer experts and designers got used to it being that way.T

    So when it came time to design the home computer, they fell backon the familiar way of operating it - typing in long commands.

    The result of this was the near failure of the home computer.

    It was only when Steve Jobs the CEO of Apple Computers brokeaway from the familiar responses and assumptions that he realized

    the computer could be made to type its own commands; all theuser should have to do is click a little icon on the screen to startthe process.

    Steves assumption was right and this helped to ignite Apple andthe personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II andreinvention of the personal computer in the 1980s with theMacintosh.

    Apple Computers is one long story of creative inspirationsbeginning with the user-friendly graphics and icons, and continuingwith the astounding success of the cheerful and colorful IMAC.

    Apple also seems to be leading the digital music revolution with itslatest creative development iPod portable music players, andiTunes online music store

    One day a daring young man left Harvard University In his junior

    year; to devote his energies to a small company he had begun in1975 with one of his childhood friends called Paul Allen.

    The two were guided by one simple-creative-belief... and thatbelief was...

    That the computer would be a valuable toolon every office desktop and in every home

    They quickly began to develop software for personal computers

    and ended up changing the computer industry, by starting a

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    revolution which has changed the way we live, work andcommunicate forever.

    His name was William (Bill) H. Gates - and the small company he

    had begun was called Microsoft

    Today he is the chairman and chief software architect of MicrosoftCorporation, the worldwide leader in software, services andsolutions that have helped millions of people and businessesworldwide.

    In just 24 years Gates had turned Microsoft into a great successstory with revenues of US$36.84 billion for the fiscal year endingJune 2004, and now employs more than 55,000 people in 85

    countries and regions.

    Not only this but just this one idea alone has literally turned Mr.Gates, into one of the richest men in the world today!

    Michael S. Dell started a computer business out of his dorm roomin 1984 with nothing more than $1,000 and a creative idea... as hesays:

    "I realised that the computer market was veryinefficient. The mark-ups were incredibly highover the cost of materials and the service wasvery poor."

    Dell Computer is today the largest personal computer company inthe world - Michael Dell stepped down as CEO in 2004 - with a networth in the $16 billion range, and he is only in his early 40s.

    As you can see, original creative ideas are so fundamental to

    success you cant afford the lack of them to stan...