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Think back to a time when you felt inspired. Most likely, it was when you were enveloped by some type of expertise, whether it was when you were flipping through the pages of a design annual or walking the halls of a museum. You are inspired when you experience something you feel is beyond you—for example, an idea you don’t think you could have generated or a work of art you don’t believe you could have made. In Chapter 7, you discovered inspiration is a force you encounter. What if you could encounter it right at your desk?

One of the common traits shared by highly creative people is that they find inspiration in their everyday experiences. ...

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