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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Perfect Alchemy: Tech, Creativity And The Future Of Work  Forbes

Is technology an enabler of creativity, or creativity and enabler of technology?


Confidence And Creativity: A Perfect Recipe For Sugar Artist Maayan Zilberman  Forbes

To discover Maayan Zilberman's Sweet Saba is to discover something truly unexpected. Zilberman is and always has been a visual artist. Her background ...


More Creativity, No Stereotypes -- Adland's Got New Rules 12/14/2018  MediaPost Communications

Harmful gender stereotypes are banned from June -- and it's the right thing to do, for two reasons. First because we're living in the twenty-first century, but ...


Creativity at Childrens Hour  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Children color gingerbread houses (and eat gingerbread cookies) during the Maturango Museum's Children's Hour on Friday. The event featured a reading of ...


Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity  Phys.Org

Industry and educators are agreed: The world needs creativity. There is interest in the field, lots of urging but remarkably little action. Everyone is a bit scared of ...


These 10 Books On Creativity To Read Before You Make New Goals In 2019  Bustle

We might not have gotten through Christmas yet, but I'm already in that super-reflective headspace that most people usually reserve for Jan. 1. Maybe its my ...


Gathered Confections: Baking Compassion and Creativity Into Every Bite  whatcomtalk.com

I don't think there's a more sincere way to show love for another human than by feeding them,” says Sarah Woods, owner of Gathered Confections.


Playing around with creativity - Metro News  The Star Online

MORE than 70000 visitors converged on Iskarnival 2018 at Puteri Harbour in Iskandar Puteri.


The search for creativity at Voodoo's new Berlin studio  GamesIndustry.biz

As Alexander Willink puts the plans in place for Voodoo's new Berlin studio, his primary focus is on creativity. Willink just joined the company as general ...


Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively  Science Daily

The human brain needs to suppress obvious ideas in order to reach the most creative ones, according to scientists. These obvious associations are present in ...


Park Avenue Armory Snowflake Lounge Brings Creativity To Kids, Raises $200,000  Forbes

Park Avenue Armory held its annual Snowflake Lounge on Monday, a family holiday party packed with young art aficionados and their parents. This year's ...


A conversation with David Krejci about creativity and different shades of playmaking brilliance  The Boston Globe

David Krejci appreciates skill and creativity, the ability to think the attacking side of the game in unexpected ways. Not just in hockey, either. The Bruins center, a ...


How to Unlock Your Inner Creativity  INSCMagazine

Creativity has become a highly-valued attribute for both employers and individuals looking to get the most out of their lives. The truth is that creativity can be ...


Creativity At The Core Of Plan A's New Holding Company Model 12/11/2018  MediaPost Communications

Andrew Essex is on a mission to return creativity to the forefront of the ad industry. Essex, founder and former vice chairman and CEO for Droga5, and his partner ...


Unleash your creativity outside! | NCET Biz Tips  Reno Gazette Journal

From recent research, it sounds like heading outside is the answer to recharge and unleash your creative self.


Haywood schools Robothon inspires coding and creativity  Smoky Mountain News

Fourth and fifth grade AIG students from across Haywood County compete in teams at the inaugural Wolfpack Robothon. Robots were used to paint a large ...


Marody showing creativity on and off the ice  American Hockey League

by Ryan Holt | AHL On The Beat · Cooper Marody has always been musically inclined. But it took a surprise from his dad to get him to fully invest in a passion off ...


Inside Travis Scott's Harvard Talk: 'A Master Class in Creativity'  Complex

Travis Scott visited Harvard for a "Master Class on Creativity" this week. Here's what went down.


Six things you can do right now to spark creativity  PhillyVoice.com

When it comes to harnessing your ingenuity, there are a few things you can try to really get the creative juices flowing.


Bryce Harper to the Dodgers might require patience, creativity  OCRegister

LAS VEGAS — Baseball's Winter Meetings concluded Thursday with no one having claimed the mega-millions jackpot. Manny Machado and Bryce Harper ...


Sadiq Khan urges schools to adopt London curriculum to 'ignite creativity in young people'  ArtsProfessional

The Mayor's culture strategy outlines plans to increase access to the arts and ensure London is renowned for its culture internationally.


Why Is Your Imagination Important? Tapping Into That Creativity Benefits Your Health, Study Shows  Elite Daily

Growing up is inevitable, and it's natural to feel as though parts of your childhood slipped away over time. Take your sense of imagination, for example.


Forecast Public Art looks back on 40 years of creativity  MPR News

Decades ago, Jack Becker got an interesting-sounding job at Minneapolis City Hall. The job title was gallery director of city art productions, and it came with a ...


The Makery hopes to foster more creativity in downtown Marion  McDowell News

Downtown Marion is getting more creative and crafty with the opening of the Makery.


Thompson: Creativity can’t be automated  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

In my last guest column, I made the bold claim that Ringling College of Art and Design matters. And it matters not just to our students, faculty and staff, but also to ...


The Problem with Linking Creativity and Mental Illness  Artsy

Is there a link between mental illness and creativity? Psychiatrists say no. But then why does this question still mystify us?


These Texas A&M Bowl T-shirts Are The Pinnacle Of Creativity  Good Bull Hunting

What's the best part of Bowl Season? You guessed it: the arrival of hastily-conceived and mass-produced bowl memorabilia. To wit: ...


3 creativity hacks for busy entrepreneurs  Technical.ly

D.C. entrepreneur and author of Rethink Creativity Monica Kang offers tips on developing the habits that can make room for new ideas. 3 creativity hacks for ...


Boston florist launches ‘art house’ retreat in Mexico to help creativity bloom  The Boston Globe

For the past few winters, once the busy wedding season has finally come to a close, florist Krissy Price has packed her bags and traveled to a far-off place with ...


Art therapy a stroke of creativity  Talking Aged Care

You don't have to be an expert in drawing or painting to reap the benefits of art therapy. Unleashing your inner Picasso can have many health benefits, so why ...


Creativity, straight up or on the rocks  Times Union

Troy. The Arts Center of the Capital Region is launching Art's Bar, a place for drinks in a gallery setting that will be open on the first Thursday of the month and for ...


Right blend of academics, creativity and values, bringing out the best in children: The HDFC School  Times of India

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world," Nelson Mandela.


Apple's new holiday ad wants you to share your creativity with the world  Fast Company

A heartwarming animated look at overcoming creative imposter syndrome.


Van Morrison: The Prophet Speaks review – the creativity keeps coming  The Guardian

Releasing four albums of new material in just 15 months would suggest a noteworthy burst of creativity for any artist. For a 73-year-old, it seems even more ...


You can boost your creativity by following these steps  Siliconrepublic.com

Soft skills such as creativity are only becoming more valuable in the working world as time wears on. Here are ways you can boost your own.


WPP promises 'renewed commitment to creativity' as it sets out three-year turnaround plan  The Drum

WPP chief executive Mark Read has set out his three-year turnaround plan for the holding company, pledging to deliver a 'renewed commitment to creativity' ...


These 5 questions kill creativity  Fast Company

If you find you're asking yourself any of them, just stop.


Going Out: Music and art inspire kids' creativity  Madison.com

Delight in the elegant traditional dancing and attire of southern India as Kalaanjali School of Indian Dance is featured at Kids in the Rotunda in the Overture ...


The 25 Best Ads of 2018  Adweek

It's that time. We're looking back at the best ads of 2018, a year when marketing truly ran the full spectrum, from silly and sarcastic to weighty and wonderful.


The foaming, uncorkable creativity of Christian Eriksen and how he made the remarkable unremarkable  The Independent

In the place that likes to think of itself as the spiritual home of the passing game, the man running the show was a visitor. Eriksen looked more of a Barcelona ...


Creativity Advocacy: Creativity and Festivity  Santa Clarita Gazette

Okay, the wrinkled and rancid pumpkins from Halloween are in the trash. The Thanksgiving platters are shiny clean. Another holiday is on the horizon, and.


Pickle business thrives with family recipe, creativity  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Norwich native Travis Grillo studied art at Norwich Free Academy and Central Connecticut State University, and he was dreaming of ...


Technology can be the friend of creativity  Financial Times

Most ideas used to be shut down early, but digitisation allows many to survive.


Use Creativity to Improve Problem Solving  businessjournaldaily.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Many people think creativity is something only artists need, but Dr. Marsha Huber believes it's something everyone has within them and ...


Team decodes the mental key that opens a world of creativity  ScienceBlog.com

To perform a song, a dance or write computer code, people call upon the basic elements of their craft and then order and recombine them in creative ways.


Harvard's Derek Miller explains how copyright affects creativity  Harvard Gazette

Derek Miller is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities in the English Department, where he studies links among the performing arts, economics, ...


Savannah-Chatham schools arts gala honors creativity, partners  Savannah Morning News

Cultivating tomorrow's arts enthusiasts starts with education today. That's one reason several of Savannah's cultural arts groups were celebrated Friday at the ...


How to increase creativity and innovation in your team  Fast Company

They might not get it right from the get-go, but you have to be patient and let them make mistakes.


Woodbury's Matthew Albino Receives Creativity Grant | Woodbury  Woodbury, CT Patch

Local College Student Receives Honor - Woodbury-Middlebury, CT - Congratulations to the local college student.


It's a celebration of female creativity  The Miami Times

The Muses Experience will serve as a “celebration of the supreme power of female creativity” during Art Basel Miami Beach on Saturday.


Karl Lagerfeld’s Secrets to Creativity and Productivity  The Wall Street Journal

As the legendary German-born fashion designer touches down in New York City to show Chanel's Métiers d'Art collection, he offers up some characteristically ...


Data and Creativity: Stronger Together  MarTech Series

With unlimited data and tools at our fingertips, we may have, well, lost sight of a fundamental must for online advertisers — creating impactful ads. So, how ...


Creativity in Progress: Engineering and Computing Expo Showcases Senior Design Projects  University of San Diego Website

The annual Engineering and Computing Expo brought together the creative minds of USD on Dec. 7. Here, graduating seniors in electrical engineering, ...


The Greatest Marketing Intersection is Where Data and Creativity Meet | Sponsored Content  eMarketer

Today about 40% of US marketers said their company's strategy is driven by a mix of both creativity and technology, according to recent research. The Shipyard ...


Elizabeth Price: Mining a rich seam of creativity  Art Newspaper

The changing world of work is central to Turner Prize-winning artist's new show at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.


Robert Marks: Randomness and the Enigma of Creativity  Discovery Institute

Is there any true randomness in nature? Or are deterministic processes the rule, even down at that quantum level? Over at Mind Matters, Robert Marks examines ...


Libertine founder Johnson Hartig finds creativity in the quirky  Houston Chronicle

Hartig launched the quirky Los Angeles-based fashion brand in 2001. His ready-to-wear collections are bight, creative, crazy and fun, mixing art and graphics ...


Nurturing creativity and community through art  Times Union

Ghent. An offer from a generous donor to the Art School of Columbia County came with a caveat. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. Your Browser Is ...


Self-care is slippery, confusing and necessary for creativity  Campaign US

Earlier this month, I spoke about self-care at the 3% Conference. While the crowd was mixed, the talk was aimed at emerging creatives — those with less than ...


Creativity Boosts Business  businessjournaldaily.com

30, 2018: At The New YSU!, learn how using creativity can benefit your workplace at the Ohio Small Business Development Center's Creative Problem Solving ...


University students show creativity with Chateau Laurier designs  OttawaMatters.com

Third-year architect students at Carleton University were challenged to be creative, as they had to work around and older structure, to make a model that fits the ...


Five Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need To Think Out of the Box  Entrepreneur

Gone are the days when being an entrepreneur only meant analytically thinking and making decisions based only on the basis of hard facts. Welcome to the ...


Detroit Pistons: Lack of creativity on offense falls on players, coaches  PistonPowered

The Detroit Pistons have looked awful on offense in their last two games. That falls on the players and their head coach, Dwane Casey.


Esperanza Art Show shows off members' creativity  WLS-TV

For nearly 50 years, Esperanza has helped adults and children with disabilities live full, independent lives.


Disorganize to increase your creativity  MultiBriefs Exclusive

Increasingly in this century, researchers and business analysts are paying attention to what increases creativity. What are the approaches and habits you can ...


'The Night Before Christmas' and mindful creativity - Winchester Sun  Winchester Sun

Whether you are into, trying to escape from or searching your feelings about the holiday season, next week, the library has a couple of programs to get you into ...


More creativity needed to help China’s economic transformation, says premier  South China Morning Post

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called for more creativity throughout society to ensure the country stayed on the path of technological innovation.


Gardening with Allen Wilson: Health, creativity are gardeners' reward  The Columbian

With so many other entertainment and recreation opportunities available, why do so many people choose to spend time gardening?


How Hong Kong’s most laid-back island sparked an artistic rebirth  South China Morning Post

From the lows of having her Macau show cancelled, Rose Winebrenner is back performing againThe mezzo soprano credits move to one of the city's most ...


Teachers seeking creativity in lessons often stir up controversy  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There's a fine line between taking lessons “out of the box” and going outside acceptable parameters. While administrators praise educators for finding innovative ...


Creativity From Confinement art show sparks conversation about prison reform  KSFY

Creativity From Confinement is a collection of arts by South Dakota prison inmates. "This is an inmate art show that is here to really catalyze a conversation ...


and Target Celebrate West Coast Creativity | News & Analysis | BoF  The Business of Fashion

LOS ANGELES, United States — “One of the things that I've witnessed in fashion over the past couple of years is that we've become a community led by values,” ...


Strokes of Creativity | Local Business  Northern Virginia Daily

FRONT ROYAL - Everything fell into place for Teresa Henry, owner of Strokes of Creativity, when space became available that would allow her to house a home ...


Creativity, content and media – the next era  The Drum

Operating at the intersection of tech, data, creativity and *content* is the common claim of many new agency brand mergers and groups.


Ceramic gnome named Taquito brings community, creativity to UT sports clubs  UT The Daily Texan

To this day, a ceramic gnome named Taquito sits on the sports club desk in Gregory Gymnasium, waiting for clubs to check him out along with their travel binder ...


Focusing on presence in the moment of creativity on Dec. 8  Idyllwild Town Cier

The art studio is a “sacred space where transformation happens” for David Reid-Marr, chair of Idyllwild Arts Academy's Visual Arts Department. The commitment ...


The Best Tool for Creativity on Your iPhone Might Just Be the Notes App  Vulture

A Q&A with Chris Ritter, an artist who uses the Notes app to sketch.


Art made by AI is selling for thousands – is it any good?  BBC News

After a piece of art 'created' by an AI sold for $430000, Thomas Graham looks at what the age of the machine means for art.


Unleash your creativity at Tuesday hand-drumming sessions  Pagosa Springs Sun

By Paul Roberts Special to The PREVIEW Join musician and music therapist Paul Roberts for a free hand-drumming class at the Pagosa Lakes Clubhouse on ...


Vitality Arts Event Celebrates Creativity  Next Avenue

The Vitality Arts workshops encouraged older adults to step outside their comfort zones.


2019 free agency limits Boston’s creativity in trades involving any of its 4 first-rounders  ClutchPoints

The Boston Celtics won't be too active in trades thanks to the number of free agents that they're expected to have in the offseason.


PICS: Black heritage museum, ‘crucible of creativity’, opens in Dakar  Citizen

People dressed with a typical costumes welcome guests during the opening ceremony and inauguration of the new museum of black civilisations, in Dakar, ...


Creativity and business find their happy medium - San Francisco Business Times  San Francisco Business Times

Talent and resources of Bullseye Glass find a home in Emeryville arts community.


Creativity of Tampa holiday card designers knows no limit  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA (fOX 13) - It's a tale of a Florida Christmas: A gator in a Santa hat, relaxing on the beach covers the front of a Christmas card designed by Genevieve ...


Bayville Womans Creativity Wins $10K In Kia Ad Contest  Berkeley, NJ Patch

Bayville Woman's Creativity Wins $10K For Kia Ad - Berkeley, NJ - Courtney Bott's ad for the new Kia Stinger won her tuition money and a trip to Cannes Lions ...


Jets continue to lack creativity on offense  FanSided

As the season is just a few weeks away from finally ending, the New York Jets continue to lack and all creativity when it comes to their offense.


Access Bank sponsors AFRIFF2018 Globe Awards- Promoting African Creativity  BellaNaija

Access Bank was proud to be an AFRIFF sponsor and will continue to work with organizations that showcase the best of the African continent.


Monty Campbell expresses his creativity by playing multiple musical instruments  Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Students at Virginia Tech have many hobbies that provide them with an outlet for creativity and allow them to de-stress after a long day. For Monty Campbell, a ...


'Skins put creativity into their cleats ahead of Sunday  NBCSports.com

The Washington Redskins are participating in the NFL's My Cause My Cleats campaign on Sunday. Julie Donaldson has more from Redskins Park.


Creativity sets foundation as Toledo School for the Arts turns 20  Toledo Blade

An extremely large diorama of the fjords in Norway, created from papier-mache and chicken wire with details highlighted in paint, sits in Kris Parker's ...


UO team decodes the mental key that opens a world of creativity  AroundtheO

To perform a song, a dance or write computer code, people call upon the basic elements of their craft and then order and recombine them in creative ways.


In creativity we trust: how agencies can win against consultancies  The Drum

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries receives cult-like devotion in Silicon Valley and it's easy to see why. The book offers a simple three-step process to creating ...


Show off your creativity with these fun hands-on holiday activities  The Washington Post

The holidays offer many look-but-don't-touch experiences. But you might be looking for some hands-on holiday fun. We've got you covered with several activities ...


Creativity draws Logan to community leadership, empower  Charlotte Post

Social change, mentoring and art drew Jonell Logan to the League of Creative Interventionists. Logan's role as executive director of San Francisco-based LCI ...


Gimmie disruption: Chobani brings fun and creativity to new kids' yogurt line  Food Dive

Chobani upended the sleepy yogurt space a decade ago by introducing the now popular Greek variety to the American palate. Greek yogurt quickly turned the ...


Our View: Creativity needed to preserve corn cob water tower  PostBulletin.com

Admit it: One of the first sites you take visiting friends and relatives to see in Rochester is the distinctive ear of corn water tower.


Local Arts Organizations Provide Creativity And Connection For Those Living With Autism  Aspen Public Radio

As more children are diagnosed with autism nationwide, one sector working to respond is the arts community. Here in the Roaring Fork Valley, Ascendigo.


Want To Nurture Creativity Within Your Company? Eliminate Bureaucracy  Forbes

Some of the biggest companies actively foster creativity in their workplace. Facebook and Google offer perks like game rooms, free food, and even services such ...


Shump Talks with Men's Journal About Fitness, Creativity | Sacramento Kings  Kings.com

Iman Shumpert is a man of many talents. When he's not grinding on the hardwoood, he's putting in work in the studio or expanding his brand to new levels.


Marijuana and Creativity  The Delta Discovery

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I have friends who have almost convinced me that there are many benefits, besides pleasure, in using marijuana. One of the ...


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