3 Ideas to Break the Slump

Okay, so the data on these isn’t necessarily scientific, but the team at the Eureka! Ranch believes in them and none of it will harm you so, we encourage you try each of them or all of them.

But what we do suspect is we could all use some help breaking the slump right about now. Today I bring you 3 Ideas to Break the Slump:


That is right turn on the radio, your phone, or stream from your computer and turn it up!  What genre is up to you, but scientists have actually found that high sound levels increase the secretion of adrenaline. In an informal survey, people stated they felt more creative when listening to music. And if you haven’t stood up in a while get up and dance.

2.  Change Your Scenery:

When you are having a hard time with a particular challenge get up and change locations.  At any given time of day, you will find our team spread out all over the building (when we aren’t working from home).  Find a comfortable chair inside or outside and put your feet up.

3.  Coffee, Coffee, Coffee:

Okay, so not everyone drinks coffee so, maybe choose your favorite form of caffeine. What we do know is that a number of years ago 24 people gathered at the Eureka! Ranch to create ideas for 45 minutes and was not allowed to have any type of caffeine before the session.  Then another set of 24 gathered and each of them was given 3 cups of coffee then they were asked to spend the next 45 minutes coming up with ideas. The caffeinated team created 40% more ideas.

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