Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Having trouble with inspiration? Idea contests will boost business!
As a business owner you know that staying constantly inspired is next to impossible. The temptation to burnout is sometimes a daily battle. Reciting affirmations can only go so far and you may be feeling too close to your own project to conjure up even a hint of ingenuity or innovation. The tendency to wait for inspiration rather than create it, is something we all fall into. We think that inspiration is based on some sort of magic or special limited physiology that happens to us. Knowing a few different ways to manufacture inspiration can help you and you business grow. The first way to get the inspiration juices flowing is to simply get moving. A study done by the University of British Columbia found that when elderly women do aerobic exercise, it boosts activity in the part of the brain that is the center of emotion, memory and the autonomic nervous system. The release of endorphins also helps prevent depression and increases energy levels.