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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New York Times

Forget a Fast Car. Creativity Is the New Midlife Crisis Cure.
New York Times
“People see creativity as the solution to the midlife crisis,” said Julia Cameron, the high priestess of the creative movement whose book “The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Creativity” has sold more than four million copies since it was published ...



Harvard Business Review

How to Use Mindfulness to Increase Your Team's Creativity
Harvard Business Review
How do you help your team develop their creativity? Research has found that a short period of mindfulness training can have a positive impact on creative output. To explore this idea further, we conducted a study with a midsize U.S.-based real estate ...



Adweek

It's Time to Re-Evaluate the Role of Creativity in Transforming Businesses
Adweek
Just as marketing and advertising have evolved in the past 15 years to become different industries, it's time to step up and rethink the role that creatives and more importantly, creativity, play in transforming businesses. This redefinition will ...



The Sun

World Cup 2018: England lacked creativity in midfield and had no Harry Kane backup… six problems which cost us in ...
The Sun
ENGLAND'S 2018 World Cup campaign was an unexpected feelgood story and an undoubted overall triumph, offering hope of better to things to come. Gareth Southgate performed an exceptional job in engineering an inexperienced and limited team so that ...

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Harvard Business Review

Too Much Team Harmony Can Kill Creativity
Harvard Business Review
Consistent with these famous case studies, scientific research shows that creativity and innovation can be enhanced by reducing team harmony. For instance, a recent study of 100 product development teams found that two common disruptors of team ...



Financial Times

Award-winning creativity on World Cup semis night
Financial Times
Summer dos timetabled for Wednesday night got creative in a bid to ensure they weren't boycotted by City folk drawn instead to England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia. The Euromoney awards dinner at the Hilton Park Lane was among the most ...



Fighting back: Smaller companies have the corner on creativity
Inman.com
I've always believed that while the large companies may have the stronger financial position, the smaller companies have the corner on creativity. With a boots-on-the-ground approach, I am present and available to the team, which allows me to make ...



Business.com

Get Creative: A Professor's Tips on Bringing Creativity to Your Business
Business.com
Professor Peter Childs, the head of Imperial College London's School of Design Engineering, knows a lot about the benefits of incorporating creativity into an organization. He teaches a course on creative thinking and how professionals can apply ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret review, Barbican: 'Made you imagine the creativity of pre-Nazi Germany'
Telegraph.co.uk
The allure of Weimar-era Berlin has cast a spell over popular culture for nearly a century. The explosion of new ideas that happened in Germany after the First World War and the rise of Nazism in the early Thirties has had an incalculable influence on ...



Times of Malta

Presentation focuses on commercial creativity
Times of Malta
Jonathan Dalli, founder and managing director of The Concept Stadium, delivered a presentation to the marketing lecturers from Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary about the firm's experience in the marketing industry and why it positions itself as a group ...


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