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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 OutdoorsConsider 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 SpongeOpen 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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Tinkr Tech founder hopes to inspire creativity with mobile lab
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“Tinkr Tech promotes a hands-on educational experience, turning on creativity with technology,” said founder and owner Bryan Adams, a Beavercreek resident. “We are turning a large trailer into a rolling technology lab.” The lab will be filled with ...



New York Times

At Work in a Bronx That Brims With Creativity
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Called “The Bronx Artist Documentary Project,” the exhibit, which runs through Oct. 8, features the work of 30 photographers who recorded 80 artists as they engaged in their creative process over the past year. The exhibit was conceived by Daniel ...



Anne and Mark's Art Party will be an extravaganza of creativity Sept. 20-25
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A legion of artistic types will assure you if anyone can push the evolution of this city into the go-to place for culture, it would be these two devotees of all things creative, daring and fun. Her cosmopolitan background includes hobnobbing with ...

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Creativity... an elixir for life
Belleville News Democrat
Research shows that creativity and the arts help to create a healthy life. Stress and depression are reduced by the creative process. Emotions can be brought to consciousness that were previously hidden. Well-being/happiness is increased by the ...



USA TODAY

Winging it: Angels' creativity produces MLB's best lineup
USA TODAY
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Their lineup features a three-time MVP and this season's likely recipient of the game's top award in the American League, yet their cleanup hitters are often middle infielders who are not close to cracking double digits in home runs ...

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Detroit Design Festival celebrates creativity and design Sept. 23-28
MyFox Detroit
College For Creative Studies Sponsored Projects: CCS students participate in sponsored research projects where industry needs are integrated into the curriculum. Explore work from these collaborations in transportation design, product design ...



The Guardian

Brainstorm in a teacup: can epilepsy fuel creativity?
The Guardian
Epilepsy can be very disruptive and debilitating, but can it also spur creativity? If treatments suppress comedic inspiration and this directly affects your job, is it worth it? Share · Tweet this. Email. The excess neural activity of epilepsy may also ...



Not talking to your colleagues is holding you back
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THERE'S plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace. As the world grows increasingly automated, it seems natural to fear that creativity — the signature characteristic of human intellect — will become less and less ...



Kostrzewa: Regaining creativity a key to life
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Keith Yamashita, chairman of SV Partners, told the crowd at the Business Innovation Factory summit at Trinity Rep Wednesday morning that creativity is a key to a rewarding life. “We are born creative,” he said, “But it is sucked out of us in the ...

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10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not
Huffington Post
Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether in the field of art, science, philosophy, writing, mathematics, physics, or whatever your discipline ...


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