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Change Your Space, Change Your Mind: Architect Donald M. Rattner – Love Your Work, Episode 201

October 24 2019 – 07:30am

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Donald M. Rattner (@donaldrattner) is an architect, and author of My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation.

I’ve talked a lot on this podcast about matching your work to your mental state. If you’re in the mood to do the work you’re doing, everything is going to be easier. But you can also match your mental state to the work. You can change your mental state so the work you need to be doing gets done.

One powerful way to change your mental state is to change your surroundings. If you design your space to think more creatively, for example, you’ll do better creative work.

In My Creative Space, Donald draws upon mountains of research from the field of environmental psychology, to show you how to change your space to change your creativity.

In this conversation, you’ll learn:

This conversation is packed with knowledge, and so is Donald’s book.

Image: The Moneylender and His Wife, Quentin Massy

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