Creativity Information

Find the Artist Within


Can anyone be an artist?

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:

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. It's built right into our genetic code. Human beings are a storytelling species. Of all the creatures on Earth, we're the only ones that share past memories and future dreams as a way to get to know others, build friendships, plan an endeavor, inspire a group.

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. "Where do you get all of your ideas?" he asked. Well, I have decided to share my secret with you in this issue.

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.

Top Ten Ways To Jump-Start Your Creativity


1 - Take A Tour of the Great Outdoors

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. Come into the problem through the "back door".

3 Clever Creative Strategies!


I've got a confession to make... there are many ways leaders can be more creative, innovative and ingenious than are presented in this article.

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. Why? Because we have the courage to step outside of the corporate box and start our own businesses, be our own boss and take on the challenge and responsibilities required for this adventure. In order to even contemplate that step we must have had a vision, a dream and a passion to bring it to fruition. So commend yourself.

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... that's when deadlines becomes important and valuable to us.

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." We've been working together on it, and making progress. One of the tools that's really helped her has been journaling.

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The Creativity Quotient  ATD

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


Managers who listen boost staff creativity, study says  Medical Xpress

Managers who listen attentively could boost their team members' creativity, suggests a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and King's Business ...


The One Club for Creativity Announces 2019 Global Portfolio Night  Dexigner

The One Club for Creativity has launched the 2019 Global Portfolio Night, an evening of advice, networking and recruitment that takes place in dozens of cities ...


In Chicago, Science and Industry Also Means Art and Creativity  Next City

In 1970, Black Aesthetics, a group of community artists and residents from Hyde Park, located on Chicago's South Side, approached the Museum of Science and ...


The Cognitive Balancing Act of Creativity  Psychology Today

A new study suggests that creativity means soaring while we're still attached to the ground.


Arsenal Vs Southampton: 5 key players to watch – Creativity required  FanSided

Arsenal host Southampton on Sunday as they return to Premier League duties. Here are five key players to watch, with the Gunners searching for creativity.


New Okanagan learning lab stirs creativity, imagination with some pretty cool technology  Global News

Lots of high tech gadgets will be accessible to anyone with an Okanagan Regional Library card at the new Westside Learning Lab in West Kelowna.


How to Unlock Your Team's Creativity  HBR.org Daily

As a leadership coach, I never miss an opportunity to ask senior-level executives what they see as critical for people and organizations to succeed in today's ...


Misbehaving: being clever and wicked is a form of creativity  Big Think

Suppose you forgot it was your partner's birthday, but you know that they would appreciate the smallest of gestures, say a bouquet. It's late at night and no florists ...


Internet creativity is good for American jobs and the economy | TheHill  The Hill

Before musicians and writers often had to live in cities like New York or Los Angeles in order to make it.


Dedication, perspective, reinvention: what we can learn about creativity from these artist-entrepreneurs  YourStory.com

In this pictorial essay, we showcase the paintings, photographs and ceramic works from the recent exhibition at Mumbai's Jehangir Art Gallery.


'No creativity against a limited team': Fans react to Blackpool's defeat against Oxford  Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool's unbeaten run came to an end in disappointing fashion as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at home to lowly Oxford United.


Becoming A CAS Organization: Entropy As The Doorway To Creativity  Forbes

One of the most difficult problems to solve is that of maintaining creativity as an organization scales. It is easier for things to go wrong.


Questlove discusses importance of boredom, creativity  The Daily Princetonian

Boredom can help generate creativity, according to Ahmir Khalib Thompson, known professionally as Questlove. On Friday, Feb. 15, Questlove spoke with ...


Neuroscientist And Novelist Put Creativity Under A Microscope  Wisconsin Public Radio News

Is there a science of creativity, one that can answer that vexing question? That moment of creation, when something new happens — a new character, or a third ...


Duluth Children's Museum Gets Crazy for Creativity for Winter Break  FOX 21 Online

DULUTH, Minn.- Entertaining the kids during winter break can be challenging, but the Duluth Children's Museum has some programs to get your kids out.


How to Take Advantage of Your Creativity by Jeff DeGraff  Thrive Global

Creativity will never be an item on a pull-down menu you can click to activate when you need it. But that doesn't mean you should just sit around waiting for a ...


Cambodia's blockchain social media app rewards creativity, Creativity & Innovation, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Eleven years ago, at roughly this time of the year, Dutch-Cambodian man Lim Chhay Lem took a leap of faith, leaving his home in the Netherlands for his ...


Burritt on the Mountain wants to help you discover your creativity during their Folk School workshops  WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Need a break after Spring Break? Join Burritt on the Mountain for a day of Folk School workshops. The next workshop dates are March 30 ...


Executive Coach Michael O. Cooper Delivers Innovation Address on Fostering Creativity  Interior Design

It's no secret that creativity is the key to continued innovation in the design industry. According to executive coach and Innovators + Influencers founder Michael ...


Opinion: Atlanta needs more spaces for play and creativity  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Two arts advocates say Atlanta and other cities must think of ways to provide more spaces for play and creativity to help families deal with toxic stress.


A new sense of commerce for creativity - the times they are a changin'  The Drum

“The times they are a changin',” so sings Bob Dylan on my somewhat whimsical afternoon playlist. And for our industry, indeed they are. In my mind, there are ...


General-purpose computers are terrible for creativity [Opinion]  Cult of Mac

Computers are terrible for making music, taking photos, drawing and painting. They're just not well-suited to the job, and works, your creative options are limited ...


Juried Art Exhibition showcases Black creativity in Chicago  Rolling Out

The Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition is on display through Feb. 24, 2019, at the Museum of Science and Industry. The exhibition showcases over 100 ...


5 ways to channel your creativity this year  Popular Science

The start of a New Year is a good time to try something new. If you have always wanted to improve your photography or dreamed about working as a graphic ...


How Creativity Can Drive Real Change: IN2Summit MENA Speakers in Dubai this week discussed how combining  The Holmes Report

DUBAI — Combining creative communications with purpose can drive real change within business and society, according to speakers at the second Holmes ...


Sparking Creativity: What It Takes To Make Magic Happen  Forbes

In the first article of a new series, we explore creativity & innovation in business, digging into the how-to of making the magic happen. New products and ...


NerdWallet Hackathon 2019: 3 Days of Cross-Team Creativity  NerdWallet

NerdWallet Hackathon is a three-day mini sprint that lets Nerds flex their creativity, partner across teams and build new things to make the user experience and ...


The year of the pig should also be the year of creativity  The Drum

As the Lunar New Year arrives, and we reflect on the past and get inspired by the future, it feels like this year, beyond most, in addition to being the Year of the ...


Fashion Scandinavian Fashion's Forward-Thinking Creativity With growing Instagram followings, creative new takes on outerwear, and  L'Officiel

With growing Instagram followings, creative new takes on outerwear, and a socially conscious mindset, Copenhagen Fashion Week's rising designers are ab.


Investing in creativity  NRF News

Jo Malone is an English “scent maverick” responsible for creating some of the world's most loved fragrances. After selling one extremely successful business to ...


5 Short Podcasts to Boost Your Creativity and Success  Thrive Global

These podcasts will give you a quick burst of inspiration and brighten your day in 10 minutes or less.


MSI's Black Creativity program celebrates African American innovation  WLS-TV

The Museum of Science and Industry is celebrating Black History Month in a creative fashion.


VIDEO | Creativity And The New Human Capital Equation  Fast Company

Tim Brown of IDEO, Francine Katsoudas of Cisco, Niels B. Christiansen of The Lego Group and C Vijayakumar of HCL join Stephanie Mehta in Davos for a ...


Beyond trends and talent: how to master the four laws of creativity for business success  YourStory.com

Consumption, imitation, creative communities, and iteration are the four laws of creative success, as explained in this insightful new book.


If mobile is the answer you are asking the wrong question  CampaignLive

Creativity is timeless and transformative. So why are we neglecting it when it comes to mobile?


Sweeten up your Valentine's desserts with chocolate spirals and colorful frosting  ABC News

Sweeten up your desserts with ideas from So Yummy, including chocolate spirals and colorful frosting.


Calvin & Hobbes, Marilyn and creativity  Springfield News-Leader

Previously in this space, we had some fun recalling an anecdote involving one of Marilyn vos Savant's long-ago columns and connecting it to one of her very ...


Wesleyan University Expands Hamilton Prize for Creativity  Playbill.com

Wesleyan University will expand opportunities for incoming students for its Hamilton Prize for Creativity, which was established in 2016–2017 academic year in ...


Creativity and ADHD: The Toxic Impact of Stifling Your Creative Mind  ADDitude

Creativity and ADHD often go hand in hand, but did you know that suppressing your creative mind might actually make your ADHD symptoms worse and lead to ...


Philosopher: AI Can Never Create True Art  Futurism

Sean Dorrance Kelly, philosophy professor at Harvard, argues that artificial intelligence can never achieve true human creativity.


Jimi Hendrix Exhibit Reveals Early Sparks of Creativity  Seattlemag

His early drawings reveal a bent toward psychedelia (and a love for Husky football)


Creativity binds teachers' stories  Alexandria Echo Press

The creativity of two teachers at Alexandria Area High School has led them down separate paths. While Kallie Grote and Jessica Chipman have taken different ...


Open Door for Creativity Is Secret to Pathways Arts Success  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

This year marks the 10th season for Pathways Arts, a nonprofit, off-season, up-Island staple for the Vineyard's artistic community. Since January of 2013, ...


Second Mini Maker Faire spotlights creators from across Florida Saturday  Gainesville Sun

The event held in the Catalyst Building on Depot Avenue showed that creativity is not determined by the materials and tools but by the minds of the people using ...


Review: The Creativity Code: How AI is Learning to Write, Paint and Think by Marcus du Sautoy — when a robot starts to think it's Rembrandt  The Times

Some bright spark in The Times's newsroom once demanded that I listen to six unidentified recordings of Bach's keyboard music. Except that one item wasn't ...


Japan-South Korea Tensions Spur the Need for Courage and Creativity  Council on Foreign Relations

This post is co-authored with Brad Glosserman, deputy director of and visiting professor at the Tama University Center for rule making strategies and…


Black Creativity Program Returns to Museum of Science and Industry  WTTW News

For the 49th consecutive year, the Museum of Science of Industry hosts its Black Creativity program, a celebration of achievements by African-American artists ...


Innovating with Creativity and Empathy  American Libraries

“[It's remembering that] the people most affected by the problem have the best ideas on how to solve the problem,” said Sarah Studer, assistant director of the ...


How changing the PISA test could change how kids learn  Quartz

A German data scientist wants to change the world's values by changing its biggest test.


TimeSlips seeks to improve memory, creativity | Local News  messenger-inquirer

The Daviess County Public Library and Senior Community Center of Owensboro-Daviess County are partnering next month to offer storytelling workshops ...


Rome's MAXXI dedicates 2019 to Italian creativity  Wanted in Rome

Rome's Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, known as MAXXI, has announced a packed exhibition programme for 2019, with a particular focus on Italian ...


An Inclusive Celebration of Authentic Art and Creativity: See the New Vision at Villanova  Villanovan

It all started over a game of pool in the Cyber Lounge. Abby Rivoir '20 was frustrated about the lack of platforms available on campus for sharing her art. Rivoir.


Mural artists inspire creativity at Bush Elementary  Midland Reporter-Telegram

George Bush Elementary welcomed two mural artists into its school near the end of last semester — with hopes of inspiring creativity and telling a story that will ...


Gainesville's wackiest race hits Depot Park  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) It got wild and wacky at Gainesville's Depot Park during the 4th annual Menagerie in Motion Kinetic Derby. We'll explain what that ...


A deal on the border takes creativity  The Washington Post

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has left no doubt she won't put money in the funding bill under negotiation for the “wall.” She humorously suggested we ...


Creativity On Display With Classroom Valentine's Day Boxes  KELOLAND TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Cupid makes an annual appearance this week. Thursday is Valentine's Day and students across the area will celebrate in the classroom.


The Well of creativity: local band sees early success  Explore Big Sky

By Tyler Allen EBS Managing Editor. BIG SKY – Dammit Lauren and The Well have been playing together for just over a year, but their collective musical ...


UNC professor and folklorist William Ferris creates a portrait of rural creativity  Raleigh News & Observer

William Ferris' “Voices of Mississippi” is nominated for this year's Grammy for Best Historical Album.


From Cisco to Lego: The secrets to unlocking organizational creativity  Fast Company

In Davos, Switzerland, four business leaders discussed the need for creativity in today's changing work environment.


Julia Jacklin Talks Guilt, Grimes & The Importance Of Owning Your Creativity  Pedestrian TV

The thing about travelling and touring non-stop for over two years is that you learn a lot about how other music communities work outside of your own.


Calamity Cactus blooms with creativity | Business  Harrison Daily

Lindsey Jones has opened Calamity Cactus at 123 East Stephenson. Jones will be doing her own designs as well as selling fan clothing and items for area ...


'Creativity Conference' Scheduled for March 29-31  Sarasota

The Florida Creativity Conference is presented by the Florida Creativity Alliance, Inc., the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and Florida Studio ...


CSU's Pride Center hires new Assistant Director to bring creativity, more support to students  Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Pride Center is getting a new addition to help students organize their goals for the semester. On Feb. 7, Colorado State University's Pride Resource Center ...


Four students' passion for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship lead to outstanding honor  UAB News

In the fall of 2018, 358 students from 96 higher education institutions in 16 countries were named University Innovation fellows — a prestigious honor that ...


Gaudy but green: Krewedelusion marches with creativity and a group of 'Trashformers'  The Advocate

If New Orleans is one big krewe, Lois Andrews Nelson may very well be its captain. As krewedelusion's appointed Ruler and Captain of New Orleans, Nelson ...


Ariana Grande Skipping Grammys Because Producer ‘Stifled’ Her Creativity  Rolling Stone

Whether or not Ariana Grande wins any Grammy Awards this weekend, she won't be there to personally collect them. Grande said that she's skipping the event ...


Egypt- Woman's creativity turns old furniture into modern art pieces  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) An Egyptian woman called Hadir Mansour, tried to break the males monopoly on certain professions and change society's view.


Kyle Van Noy bashes Rams for lack of creativity in SBLIII  Patriots Wire

Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy bashes the Rams for their lack of creativity in Super Bowl LIII.


Review: Sheer creativity of Stomp keeps it fresh nearly 30 years after inception  Sacramento Bee

Review: Stomp is now showing at the Sacramento Community Center Theater — but does it live up to the hype?


What’s Next – The Creative Spark conference is enabling conversations between youth and creative leaders to address wicked problems using creativity  YourStory.com

In today's world, a creative mindset is critical when it comes to complex problem solving. Organisations, irrespective of their size, are factoring in creativity into all ...


Sam Julka: Five mistakes that can stifle creativity in the workplace  Indianapolis Business Journal

Creativity can be a slippery word. Often we hear people say, “I'm not creative” or “I know a gal that is so creative.” We label people creative or not, acting like it's ...


Watch Point Blank’s Tips for Instant Creativity in Ableton Using Max for Live  Magnetic Magazine

At the end of last year, Point Blank were joined by Ableton certified trainer and producer Marcello Ruggiu, for an exclusive masterclass in partnership with ...


Innovate@BU Celebrates First Year of Nurturing Student Innovation | BU Today  BU Today

“Surprise us,” the University told its students one year ago, when it announced Innovate@BU, an initiative designed to set free their creativity and support the ...


Jonathan Byrd Sparked a New Burst of Creativity by Embracing Routine  Free Times

For North Carolina songwriter Jonathan Byrd, 2018 found him looking both forward and back.


Tickets now available to hear Google's brand expert talk creativity  CU Boulder Today

Get tickets to hear Abigail Posner, head of strategy for Google's Brand Unit, talk March 5 about using creativity to grow personally and professionally.


Locking in solo project: Max Lockwood showcases creativity, vulnerability on pop-hued album  Traverse City Record Eagle

GRAND RAPIDS — A lot has transpired in the five years since Max Lockwood assembled some pals to record his first solo album, “Outrider,” which served as an ...


Wesleyan University to expand Hamilton Prize for Creativity to other work  Middletown Press

MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University will expand opportunities for incoming students under its Hamilton Prize for Creativity. The program was established in ...


Back in the Day: Creative play holds several benefits  The Philadelphia Tribune

Whenever I observe young children spending idle time, typically they are engaged in some activity involving a computer, tablet, iPad or a mobile device.


Clemson CollabFest celebrates creativity with keynote from SwissMiss designer Tina Roth Eisenberg  Clemson Newsstand

From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food ...


IN PHOTOS: Sherwood Park Young Authors’ Conference inspires creativity  Global News

The Young Authors' Conference in Sherwood Park is celebrating 30 years of inspiring young minds to think and write creatively.


Places Where You Can Boost Your Kids Creativity in Cairo  SCOOP EMPIRE

School grades don't define your kids' performance! The pressures to score perfect grades, spending hours to memorize theories, laws, advantages or.


Michaels Partners with Carnival Cruise Line® to Take Creativity to the Seas  Associated Press

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2019--The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) today announced a new partnership with Carnival Cruise Line ...


Carl Grundstrom Brings Speed and Creativity to the LA Kings Offense  NHL.com

"I think I've got a good opportunity here," Grundstrom said as he took to the ice for his first practice as a member of the LA Kings organization.


BMI's Marché Butler combines creativity and connections to make things happen  Rolling Out

As Creative Coordinator for BMI, Marche Butler is a power player in the entertainment industry.


Bethel College explores the obsessive side of creativity in 'God of My Own World'  South Bend Tribune

Written by 2018 alumnus Wesley Lantz, the play receives its world premiere Friday at Middleton Science Hall.


VOICES : Visibility, Orientation, Identity, Creativity, Environment, & Spaces.  News from Tulane

This year the theme of the symposium is VOICES: Visibility, Orientation, Identity, Creativity, Environment, & Spaces. We hope to engage with themes around the ...


All Of “The Umbrella Academy” Episode Intros Ranked From Pretty Creative To Utterly Brilliant  BuzzFeed

Hello — like many of you out there, I binge watched The Umbrella Academy and since finishing, I've gone back to appreciate the details on a higher level. One of ...


'Universities stamp out creativity': are graduates ready for work?  The Guardian

Universities are changing the way they teach to prepare students for a future in which lots of jobs will be automated.


Exoplanets Brought to Life Using Scientific Data and Creativity  Big Island Now

The year-long project brings 12 exoplanets to life in stunning detail through photo-realistic imagery.


How to foster your child's creativity | El Paso Kids Inc  El Paso Inc.

Playtime is the perfect time to foster your children's self-expression and creativity. Here a few fun ideas to try at home:


Not just for teenagers — journaling can help relieve stress, foster creativity  Chicago Tribune

Both artists who keep journals and psychologists who recommend journaling to patients say that it can be a way of relieving stress, moving past trauma, firing ...


"The Art of the Brick" Exhibit stimulates creativity with Legos  WIVB.com - News 4

"The Art of the Brick" uses Legos in a unique way to stimulate creativity and combine science and art.


The Top 5 most creative Super Bowl commercials | Special: Creativity Top 5  AdAge.com

Game night was unremarkable in terms of creative breakthroughs. But there were some ideas that leapt out.


Joliet artist encourages creativity  The Herald-News

Gleason said: 'You can draw whatever you want, paint whatever you want'


Engineering Days spark creativity and curiosity in local kids  week.com

Kids young, old and young-at-heart got to build the future (in many cases, literally) Sunday at the Riverfront Museum. Hundreds converged on downtown.


Business Space for Women Fosters Creativity, Cooperation  Voice of America

Finding a comfortable working environment can sometimes be difficult, especially for women working in male-dominated fields like science and technology.





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