Author Archives: Sally Hogshead

Throne of Agony

Why does it have to be so damn hard to come up with breakthrough ideas? Earlier, I gave you a hands-on look at the 5 stages of the creative process: Possibility; Doubt; Agony; Epiphany; and Finesse. Hold my hand, and together, let’s return together to that torturous stage I call “the Agony.” While you’re...

The 5 Stages of Your Creative Process

I love the creative process. Yet I hate it, too. Creativity is almost always a love/hate/love relationship. Creativity is a glorious, and frustrating, and absurdly difficult but infinitely rewarding process of transforming a boring idea into a fascinating one. Courtesy of Sally Hogshead Why is it so glorious, yet so frustrating? In my experience,...