05/02/2012 06:23 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

30 Days To Fire Up Your Creative Genius, Day 16: What's Your Worldview? (VIDEO)

Take stock: Who's on your bus-- who are you co-creating with? And how do they see the

Now let's turn that around to get to your genius place: How do you see the world? This could be a complicated exercise, but pretend it's simple. Are you a glass half- full or half-empty person? Are you on this side of trusting or that side of cautious? Do you need to see it to believe it, or believe it to see it? In the most sweeping, general terms, how do you
regard the human race?

Your worldview is precious stuff. And it should guide the guest list of who you invite on your bus. Whom do you really want to co-create with? Be idealistic here.

When you have a say in whom you get to collaborate or team with, go for people who have shared values and you'll be starting off on solid ground -- just the space where your Creative Genius thrives.

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Today's Worksheets:

1. Sizing Up Simpatico

1. a set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality

Your Worldview.
In Short.

Here's what we're going for: a pithy summation of your life philosophy. Write a short poem that says it all. Say it in iambic pentameter, in 140 characters or less, or fashion it s a campaign statement. Shake out the most meaningful words with these questions and then hone your declaration.

I think that most people are:
I believe that life is:
I hold the opinion that:
I'm the kind of person who:
I relate to people who are:
I love people who:
People who think that ____________ make me ____________.
My evil twin would be very:
I have faith that:
I see my work as a means to:
What I value most in myself is:
What I value most in other people is:
I cherish working with people who:

2. Support Team Inventory

Which of these four experts could help you take your life to the next level? Which
experts would you have to pay for? Which ones could you take a class from,
read their work, watch their videos, or ask out for coffee? Which expert types
are already in your life in the form of friends, colleagues, family? How can you
formalize those expert exchanges? Who will you make strides to connect with?

Business coach
Life coach
Partnership Coach
Money coach
Voice coach
Spiritual Adviser

Massage therapist
Personal trainer
Fitness Instructor
Child care provider
Interior decorator
Stylist (clothing)
Personal shopper

Systems + Creative
Financial planner
Investment adviser
Graphic designer
Web designer
Search engine optimization adviser
Trademark agent
Virtual assistant
Per sonal organi zer
Marketing strategist
Branding strategist
House boy /chick who feeds you grapes while you're checking your email

Talent agent
Literary agent
Speaking agent

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