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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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You Can Teach Someone to Be More Creative (blog)
Though our inspiration levels fluctuate from time to time, we all differ in our baseline levels of creativity. For instance, it is safe to assume that John Coltrane was more creative than Justin Bieber, and that the creative talent of Leonardo Da Vinci ...

The River City News

Program for Dads & Students Launched in Bellevue Where Creativity is ...
The River City News
February is the month for creativity at Bellevue Independent Schools and one student from each class was recognized Wednesday night at the regular school board meeting for thinking differently and being creative in different subjects. Principals from ...

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The Daily Star

The Lebanese Silicon Valley: From Creativity to Innovation
The Daily Star
The pace of our interrelated social problems, economic recessions and spillover effects of the regional disturbances and political instability require stimulation of human innovation and creativity. Social Entrepreneurship and innovation are being ...

Small Business Trends

20 Ways to Boost Your Entrepreneurial Creativity
Small Business Trends
You've got a great idea. But somewhere along the way, your brain just fizzles. You've got no energy left to finish what you started. It's happened to us all. You need to stay creative, but it's just not happening. The inspiration that got you started ...

How Big Spaceship fosters creativity through organizational design
Big Spaceship doesn't have creative directors, and it doesn't separate the agency physically by departments. "There is no template anymore," Lebowtiz says. "We need to make everything unique, custom, and — I hate to use this word — but bespoke every ...


Yes, And ... 5 More Lessons In Improv&ing Collaboration And Creativity From ...
Shooting down the initial idea squashes creativity, Kelly says. "What you learn about improvisation when you apply 'Yes, And' is that there's a bounty of ideas, way more than will ever get used. Everyone in the ensemble produces hundreds of ideas, so ...

American Banker

Creativity Required as New England Banks Fight for Deposits
American Banker
The Northeast has always been a competitive market for deposit gathering. Loan growth and the potential for rising interests are forcing banks in the region to find new ways to bring in low-cost liquidity. To continue, please log in, register or ...

Celebration of Creativity art show at Southminster Presbyterian Church (photos)
The show, organized and staffed by the church's Art Show Committee and its volunteers, features more than 80 established and emerging artists displaying works in more than a dozen mediums. Art works include ceramics, fiber art, baskets, glass, oil ...


Creativity makes a vast contribution to business: We ignore it at our peril
A pencil from D&AD (Design and Art Direction: the charity and awards organisation that celebrates commercial creativity) is one of the ad industry's greatest accolades. As a top copywriter and director of TV commercials in Sixties and Seventies London, ...

Liverpool lacked creativity in Europa League exit, concedes Rodgers
“We were missing a lot of our creativity this evening but there is no excuse. “We played a lot of young players, we played with two strikers, so it was an attacking line-up and then once Besiktas get the goal we didn't create so much. “It was a tight ...
Rodgers: Liverpool missed creative
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Rodgers rues lack of Liverpool
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