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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How Adobe Enables Creativity Through Diversity, Psychological Safety & Values  Forbes

Adobe's Mala Sharma says creativity and innovation at work require three things: values, programs, and leadership. Her story will inspire you.


Great Strategy Requires Creativity  Harvard Business Review

I've noticed that business school students often feel frustrated when they're taught strategy. There's a gap between what they learn and what they'd like to learn.


Quietness better than background music for creativity  Medical News Today

A study finds that listening to music can significantly impair performance on tasks that need creativity compared with doing them in a quiet environment.


The Creativity of ADHD  Scientific American

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NBA's 'sneaker kings' using new rules to express passion and creativity  Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports NBA writer Alex Wong sits down with the league's unofficial sneaker kings to discuss quantity, quality and creative expression.


Study: Listening to music can 'significantly impair' creativity  Reading Eagle

Scientists hypothesize that music disrupts our verbal working memory, which can make it difficult to finish a task.


THEATER REVIEW: ‘Lion King’ brings creativity, spectacle and spirit to Van Wezel  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Kaleidoscope of creativity  SunStar Philippines

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Ralston Middle School students share creativity with other states through mural  Omaha World-Herald

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How the modern office is killing our creativity  Financial Times

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The Mount Pleasant cardboard box sled derby brought out the creativity in participants  YourErie

It was the perfect day to go sledding at Mount Pleasant in Edinboro. The Mount Pleasant Cardboard box sled derby took place on the ski hill.


Acer 'Next' Event To Focus On Creativity, So Bad News For Chromebooks  Android Headlines

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In Forrester’s Media Agency Wave, Creativity And Agility Lead The Pack  AdExchanger

In its first-ever Wave evaluating media agencies with under $20 billion in billings, released Thursday, Forrester recognized agencies that leverage their buying ...


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Creativity on display at Odyssey of the Mind  Times Herald-Record

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Firms need to marry tech with creativity to achieve optimum results: Adobe’s Belsky  Livemint

Belsky cited the example of vacation rental company, AirBnB, that was successful in beating the competition because they had better photography.He pointed to ...


Tapestry: Building Its Brands Around Creativity | Sponsored Feature  The Business of Fashion

NEW YORK, United States — Tapestry describes itself as a global house of brands which empowers each distinct business to develop its own authentic identity.


The 6 Best Ways To Inspire Creativity Within Your Team  Forbes

Inspiring creativity within your team isn't a luxury. It's imperative if you want to boost employee productivity and stay top of mind with your customers.


Creativity in students  The Nation

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9 Tips for Reigniting Your Marketing Team's Creativity  Entrepreneur

Being creative 24/7 can be hard, so it stands to reason that your marketing team is not going to be able spin up amazing campaigns every time on demand.


Launch into a new season of creativity with Artistry on Main's Spring into Art Show this April  My Buckhannon

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Mackay: Don't let the naysayers stifle your creativity  Star Tribune

Creative ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Those ideas often involve taking a risk or challenging conventional thinking. And that can be ...


Listening to music can 'significantly impair' creativity, study says  Chicago Tribune

Do you listen to music while working? It could be affecting your creativity, according to a new report.


Creativity: how collaborating can help us change the world  The Drum

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Listening to Music Impairs Creativity  Pacific Standard

New research suggests that background music, with or without lyrics, "consistently disrupts creative performance."


The Creativity Code by Marcus du Sautoy – review  The Guardian

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Celebrate community creativity at Panoply Arts Festival 2019  WHNT News 19

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The Creativity Quotient  ATD

When you integrate curiosity, improvisation, and intuition into your leadership practice, you develop your creativity quotient.


For artists fame is more about social networks than creativity  Quartz

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Harvey Mackay: Be bold and encourage, celebrate creativity  Albany Times Union

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Science: Listening to music while working impairs creativity  Digital Journal

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Makerfest in Mokena celebrates creativity  Chicago Tribune

Each Makerfest exhibitor brings projects or hands-on displays to share with attendees.


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Music Wrecks Your Creativity, an Incredible New Study Says  Inc.

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The Secret to the Bauhaus's Creativity? Being Weird  CityLab

Many imitators of the famous art school's output have missed the surreal, sensual, irrational, and instinctual spirit that drove its creativity.


University of Connecticut professor teaches on psychology and creativity  The Crimson While

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Ask The CMO: Jason Heller On How Data And Creativity Must Work In Lockstep To Drive Business Growth  Forbes

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Defining Creativity  WOSU

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Creativity demands space  Deccan Herald

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Women leaders help drive creativity and innovation  ModernHealthcare.com

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Creativity Is Taking Over  Hamptons Independents

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Algeria: how millennials used humour and creativity to force Abdelalziz Bouteflika to stand aside  The Conversation UK

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Inspiring Creativity And Bold Solutions  Texas A&M University

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Willie Miller: Creativity key to Aberdeen’s woes at Pittodrie  Aberdeen Evening Express

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BBDO's Dani Richa On Creativity, Awards & Purpose - AM Marketing, Media, Advertising News in  Arabian Marketer

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Pollock Prize for Creativity Goes to Todd Williamson -  ARTnews

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Celebrating female creativity: New art exhibit opens at Darden  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

A new exhibit opened Feb. 28 at the Batten Institute at the Darden School of Business entitled “Celebrating Creativity: Works by Local Women Artists.


How to Develop Creativity Inclusively in Your Organization  The Content Standard by Skyword

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AMDT to host Festival of Creativity for the second consecutive year  adaderana.lk

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Leaders in Learning — Student film festival helps kids learn about creativity  KMVT

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Weekend preview: Explore creativity in all its forms  Kitsap Sun

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Could daydreaming be the path to greater creativity and mental health?  Sydney Morning Herald

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Catskill students get steeped in creativity with visiting artist  Hudson Valley 360

Ruby Silvious, a local artist who travels internationally to show her artwork, visited Catskill High School to give a demonstration of her work with repurposed ...


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Video: Episode 2 of Anthill's 'In the Blink' - On Creativity with Brett Rheeder  Pinkbike.com

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Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival returns this month  7x7

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​'Creativity of necessity'  High Plains Reader

Thielen's work captures the heart of midwestern culture.


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A mood board can be a low-stakes creative project that requires little time and few supplies. It can help you start a new project or deal with creative block.


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With less money to spend, major companies are shifting from retainer arrangements and have begun hiring multiple agencies to partner with and parceling off ...


Video: Student talent and creativity take the stage on Sangai Asia Night  Bates News

Seeing all the Asian cultures come together and celebrate each other's art” — that's Sangai Asia Night at Bates.


Sweet creativity: Duluth's Snazzy Cakes can prepare a custom...  Duluth News Tribune

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Join Campaign US to talk trust and creativity at SXSW  Campaign US

The UK Creative industry takes over a day at SXSW to debate how creativity and advertising - and more trust in trust itself - will save an increasingly ...


a new study finds shrooms boost creativity for up to a week  VICE

The magical fungus is considered the "safest drug" and can also improve empathy.


Listening To Music While Doing Work 'Significantly Impairs' Creativity  Study Finds

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OKC students asked to tap into creativity for 'Fix a Leak' poster contest  NewsOK.com

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Feigenbaum Forum on Innovation and Creativity  Union College

Three entrepreneurs who are addressing important challenges through creative social enterprises will headline the fourth annual Feigenbaum Forum on ...


Celebrate kids' creativity at Kent Kids' Arts Day on Saturday, March 9  Kent Reporter

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3rd Annual D.H. Lawrence Lecture, 'MY D.H. Lawrence: When Creativity Gets Contagious'  UNM Newsroom

The 3rd Annual D. H. Lawrence Lecture presents Marianna Torgovnick, professor at Duke University and director of the Duke in NY Arts and Media Program in ...


Memories of Dubai Lynx, a Cannes Lion marketing festival in the desert  The Drum

Two weeks ago, the old rules of marketing were abandoned as speakers and the audience helped reinvent it all at the Dubai Lynx, the two-day marketing ...


Column: Creativity is valued in District 518 schools  Daily Globe

By Kelly Knips, District 518. WORTHINGTON — The creativity continues to flow throughout the art classrooms in District 518. Students are working hard to “think ...


Letter to the editor: 'Hear Here' program at Merrill showcases the creativity, diversity that help Maine thrive  Press Herald

I'd like to comment on the Feb. 18 article about Gov. Mills “looking ahead” from the “turbulence” of the previous administration (Page B1). But first: As a crew ...


Blair fifth-graders use creativity to construct snow creatures  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Some fifth-graders at Arbor Park Intermediate School showed off their creativity last week as they created creatures, forts and planes made out of snow.


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