Creativity Information

Creativity Information

Find the Artist Within

Can anyone be an artist? People admiring my work often say, "I could never do that!" I say, "Yes, you can!" Eight years ago, during a very difficult time in my career in finance (Downsizings, layoffs - let's not talk about it, OK?), my company sent me to a development workshop for female executives. I came out of a particularly thought-provoking discussion group and penned the following very prophetic free verse.

Why Do We Need Creativity?

Creativity is central to the management of our individual lives, but in modern times few people are able to access this as a resource. Alan Watts writes in The Wisdom of Insecurity:"We have allowed brain thinking to develop and dominate our lives out of all proportion to 'instinctual wisdom'; which we are allowing to slump into atrophy.

7 Techniques to Supercharge your Creativity and Solve your Problems

Do you ever encounter problems, challenges or obstacles in your business? If you answered 'no,' then you can stop reading and continue to rake in the fortune you must be making. For the rest of us, the answer of course is 'yes.

Telling It Like It Is (Or Can Be)

When you hear, "tell me a story," does your mind suddenly go blank? Don't panic. The good news is, you're already a natural storyteller! Surprised? You shouldn't be.

12 Ways To Boost Your Creativity At Work

As workplaces continue to rightsize and downsize, we all find ourselves doing more with less. How do we stay ahead of the workload while staying sane? The key is to put your creativity to work for you so you can do more with less and shine like never before.

Unlock Your Creative Secret Weapon

It seems like this week a ton of people have been asking me how they can become more creative. I even had one client jokingly accuse me of being in cahoots with the Devil in trade for my creativity.

20 Ways to Keep Your Writing Inspiration and Creativity High

When stressed or blocked it is wise to make a change so thatwe don't stay in that place. Yet, many times we forget someof the simple things that we can do for ourselves, quicklyand easily to bring our inspiration back and increase ourcreativity.

Break An Egg For Creativity

In 1420, the dignitaries of Florence held a competition.They offered the enormous prize of 200 gold florins to the architect whose genius could span the unfinished dome of the Florence Cathedral.

Top Ten Ways To Jump-Start Your Creativity

1 - Take A Tour of the Great Outdoors Consider a hike in the mountains, a stroll beside the river, a run along the beach, a jog through the park or a walk around the city.2 - Soak Up Your Surroundings like a New Sponge Open your mind to the unknown and grasp the little details often overlooked in every day life.

Creativity And You

95 percent of what we know about the brain, we have learned in the last 20 years. So, your beliefs about creativity were probably shaped by faulty information.

Riches Through Creative Thinking!

When solving problems after you have exhausted the normal means of coming up with the solution, think in terms of unorthodox methods. Vary your thinking and try to solve the problems by creating something completely new and irrelevant.

3 Clever Creative Strategies!

I've got a confession to make..

Rejuvenate & Re-Fuel Your Inner Drive

I believe that as solo-entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives we all need a pat on the back. Give yourself commendation.

How To Increase Creativity... Set Deadlines!

Deadlines are something all of us face from time to time. We face deadlines whenever we set even a small goal and commit to accomplish it.

Three Ways Journaling Can Boost Your Creativity and Your Business

I have a friend who has struggled with her creativity for a long time. She's extremely uncomfortable thinking of herself as "creative.

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Creativity is a two-way process, and the internet makes it a global conversation – Selamawit Alene
Creativity is a two-way process,” said curator Selamawit Alene, in a chat with YourStory (see my earlier photo essay here). “Artists need to explore the creativity within themselves, as well as expose themselves to the works of other artists from ...

Irish Times

Locals reclaim Fairview Park with a little creativity
Irish Times
Public parks are supposed to be oases of calm in urban centres – open spaces where people can walk, run, play, meet friends and spend time. But what happens when your local park is no longer a safe place to go? And how can local people claim back these ...

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Four Ways Creativity Turns Your 'Job' Into Your Life's Work
We are born with all of the creative gifts we can ever use. Then they are systematically programmed out of us by the demands of modern life. In 1965, a thoughtful researcher named George Land developed a creativity test for NASA to help select ...


Schools kill creativity - education expert
Education expert Sir Ken Robinson wants to revolutionise how education works, saying the current system prioritises a narrow definition of intellect. "There was a time that being educated meant to could speak Latin. Then there was a time that it meant ...

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Want to Nurture Creativity? First, Get the Culture Right
Is creativity inborn or can it be taught? David Yager, CEO of the University of the Arts (UArts) in Philadelphia, believes it can be taught. It's one of his main areas of focus at the institution. Yager is working on building a Ph.D. program on ...


Ansel Adams Was Unschooled (How To Solve America's Creativity Crisis)
Childhood creativity and ebullience are boundless. They are not dulled merely by age, but by circumstance. Ansel's father recognized his son's natural exuberance and determined that Ansel needed more freedom to thrive. When Ansel was 12, his father ...

The Rapidian

ACT Apprentice Jordyn: Three Dimensional Creativity
The Rapidian
With the ACTion Art Exhibit just around the corner, the ACT Apprentices have been busy at work, naming and submitting their pieces. With all of the beautiful pieces floating around the room, I was unsure how anyone could settle on just one piece or ...

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Kids use creativity to build 'Historic Waukesha' mural at Carroll ...
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
A beautiful, new mural now hangs at Carroll University titled "Historic Waukesha" highlights people's favorite places.

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Torrington Register Citizen

Gilbert students show off fruits of creativity with art show
Torrington Register Citizen
Students from The Gilbert School showed off the fruits of their creativity Thursday evening as part of the annual art show at the Winsted institution. Above, sophomore Elaina Brennan discusses her works with ... more. Photo: Ben Lambert / Hearst ...

Laralyn McWilliams on rediscovering creativity following trauma
Emotional distress caused by uncontrollable life events robs us of our creative power. This was the message from Laralyn McWilliams, chief creative officer at Skydance Interactive who, at an emotional talk at GDC 2018, recounted her experience ...

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