How to Get Good Ideas
The demand for good ideas is higher than ever before. It seems like daily we are trying to come up with ideas for videos, sermons, blogs, musical arrangements or creative projects. And it’s not just the BIG PROJECTS that demand good ideas. In a time where, “Content is King,” small and simple things like Instagram pictures, Facebook posts or email subject lines all start with GOOD IDEAS.
Phil Cooke, best-selling author of Unique: Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media and Jolt!: Get the Jump on a World That’s Constantly Changing, talks about how to get good ideas in this short video.
How to Get Good Ideas with Phil Cooke
About Phil Cooke
An internationally known writer and speaker, Phil Cooke has actually produced media programming in nearly 50 countries around the world. In the process, he has been shot at, survived two military coups, fallen out of a helicopter, and in Africa, been threatened with prison. And during that time — through his company Cooke Pictures in Burbank, California — he’s helped some of the largest nonprofit organizations and leaders in the world use the media to tell their story in a changing, disrupted culture.
He’s lectured at universities like Yale, University of California at Berkeley, UCLA, and is an adjunct professor at the King’s University in Los Angeles. In addition to writing his blog at philcooke.com, he also blogs for The Huffington Post, and is a contributor to Fast Company, Forbes.com, and FoxNews.com.
Question: What is the most challenging area for you when it comes to “good ideas?” It could be blogging, videos or social media posts. Share your thoughts in the comments section below.