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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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Openness, randomness and acceptance of failure: 12 steps to creativity, by Michael Atavar - YourStory.com

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Openness, randomness and acceptance of failure: 12 steps to creativity, by Michael Atavar
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?We all face creative blocks, but there are ways out of the impasse,? begins Michael Atavar, in his most recent book: 12 Rules of Creativity. The author is an artist and consultant who blends creativity with business, art and psychology (see more ...

State Fair: Dover Building showcases creativity - Dover Post

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Blurring borders: Creativity for Peace - Santa Fe New Mexican

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Blurring borders: Creativity for Peace
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I didn't think I could come here and solve the conflict, but I had the goal of getting to know Palestinians as human beings,? said Yaara Tal, an administrative intern with Creativity for Peace, a summer-camp leadership program for Israeli and ...

Mind healing: Can you really boost your own creativity? - Telegraph.co.uk

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Mind healing: Can you really boost your own creativity?
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A recent study suggests a surprising way to boost your creative powers: use ?switch-tasking?. Jackson Lu and colleagues at Columbia University asked participants to complete tasks involving convergent thinking (problem solving, Experiment 1) and ...

7 Powerful Habits That Can Instantly Make You Smarter and More Creative - Inc.com

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7 Powerful Habits That Can Instantly Make You Smarter and More Creative
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While some may think that intelligence and creativity is a natural gift handed to the select few, high-achievers understand is far from the truth. High-achievers understand that increasing your intelligence and creativity lies within the habits you do ...

Sculptures at Toledo Museum of Art camp display technological creativity - Toledo Blade

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Sculptures at Toledo Museum of Art camp display technological creativity
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Noah Young works on his clay robot, an 'elephant shark,' during the Interactive Electronic Art summer camp at the Toledo Museum of Art. The program is designed to combine artistic and technological creativity. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT Buy This Image.

How the rise of populism can fuel creativity - Campaign US

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How the rise of populism can fuel creativity
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When pharma companies or agencies talk about the contribution of innovation in the industry to improving the quality of life over the past 100 years, some anti-pharma lobby groups distort the facts and question it, panelists said. "So whatever ...

Research as art: revealing the creativity behind academic output - The Independent

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Research as art: revealing the creativity behind academic output
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Research is the lifeblood of modern universities, but there are very few ways for those behind the academic output to show the real creativity and emotion that underpins it. The story of the research is lost ? the many failures that led to the results ...

On Full Display: Projects showcase 4-H'ers' creativity, skills - Seymour Tribune

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On Full Display: Projects showcase 4-H'ers' creativity, skills
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A project to chip-and-seal State Road 250 east of Brownstown on Wednesday did little to prevent 4-H'ers from making their way to the fairgrounds to turn in projects for the fair, which begins Sunday. Jaden Disque, 10, of Brownstown, showed up to turn ...

Leading by creativity - Bangkok Post

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Leading by creativity
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For many of us, creativity was stifled during childhood and at school. This is a tremendous shame, as the power of creativity and the benefits it can have on society are endless. But there's good news. When you repress something, it can bloom back in ...

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