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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Is Your Creativity Due to Your Insecurity?  Fstoppers

It's never occurred to me that creativity can come from a place of insecurity, but this video made me think about it. I'm a confident guy, and I get my creativity in the ...


Jonny Sun’s Work Diary: Correct Spellign Optoinal, Creativity Mandatory  The New York Times

The author-illustrator behind 'everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too' is writing for TV and film, plus pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T..


Comedy can help foster marketing creativity  The Gazette

Comedy is a great way to inspire creativity, alignment and strategy in working with brands … and you don't have to be funny to do it. The techniques used in ...


How Creativity Plays a Role in Digital Transformation  Banking Exchange

My time in the music world taught me lessons about creativity and teamwork that I recognize in the business world The role of the CIO is ever-evolving...


How does your business practice creativity?  Kitsap Sun

Experiments from Amazon that a local business owner can attempt.


Ritual Design's Small Business Model Lends To Creativity  Long Beach Business Journal - Long Beach News

After years of working in creative agencies in Los Angeles and Orange County, Andrew Robinson and Chris Schott felt like their successful careers had begun to ...


The Slow Death Of Creativity In The Context Of Unseasoned Talent And Data Algorithms  Forbes

The elephant in the room is that when it comes to talent, experience is expensive.


How Creativity Can Help You Find Your Passion  Thrive Global

"Solving a problem in a *fresh* way or creating an interesting business model does not require domain expertise. It requires tenacity, passion, and energy."


13 Podcasts to Spark Your Creativity  Practical Ecommerce

An ecommerce merchant needs to be creative, whether it's finding opportunities, designing a website, or growing a brand. Fortunately, there are a variety.


Creativity Award 2019 Breakthrough Experience Award: TD Ameritrade, The First Ad  AdAge.com

This award, sponsored by WP Engine, honors a campaign that leveraged design and technology to deepen engagement with consumers in new and exciting ...


TCPL's upcoming Readathon will raise funds and showcase community creativity  The Ithaca Voice

ITHACA, N.Y. — The Tompkins County Public Library is aiming to raise $25,000 at this year's Readathon, an annual event where people read out loud all day to ...


5 Ways to Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Creativity  Entrepreneur

You are far likelier to have a creative breakthrough cleaning your house than watching TV.


Seven Ways To Unleash Your Creativity  Forbes

By unleashing your creativity, you'll serve as an example for drawing upon diverse resources for ideas, be able to combine ideas in unique ways and create a ...


Amp Spotlight: Agency A-List & Creativity Awards 2019  AdAge.com

This past Monday, Ad Age feted the finalists for our Agency A-List & Creativity Awards in New York. On a night when Wieden & Kennedy won Agency of the Year ...


5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day  UN News

A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World ...


Five Strategies will Unlock Your Mental Clarity and Creativity at Work  Thrive Global

Every day can feel like Monday when we hit the office trying to pry creativity and passion out of a pot of coffee -these five strategies will make every Monday feel ...


World's witnessing a period of low-level creativity: Jeffrey Baumgartner  Forbes India

Author and innovation expert Jeffrey Baumgartner on anti-conventional thinking, and India as an interesting nation for creativity.


Embracing creativity to improve cyber-readiness  We Live Security

How approaching cybersecurity with creativity in mind can lead to better protection from digital threats. This Sunday April 21st is World Creativity and Innovation ...


5 lessons from a robotics competition  Fast Company

When I was asked to judge the World Robot Olympiad finals in Thailand this past November, I was expecting a nice break from my day job that might lead to ...


To unlock creativity, you need to step away  Futurity: Research News

An "incubation period" is critical to fostering creativity, research finds. Here's what to do before that step.


Creativity and Passion, Intimately Linked According To New Research  Forbes

Researchers at Northwestern University and University of London, Goldsmiths have teamed up to carry out research will found the link between creativity, and ...


At Your Library: Creativity a skill that needs regular attention  Fairfield Daily Republic

To the sounds of gentle piano keys, a man in a warm, blue-green sweater sets up an easel. He sits down on a chair he made and begins to sketch with crayons.


San Bernardino groups throw festival celebrating the Earth, art, culture and creativity  San Bernardino County Sun

With Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in full bloom, San Bernardino Generation Now and two environmental justice groups kicked off an “Art All Day” ...


The recipe for creativity involves a lot of ideas, and a short break  World Economic Forum

New evidence suggesting creativity is a matter of process could become increasingly important as the Fourth Industrial Revolution boosts demand for skills that ...


The key to creativity? Start paying attention: Joseph Gordon-Levitt speaks at TED2019  TED Blog

When you see others as partners in creation, that's when the magic begins, says Joseph Gordon-Levitt at TED2019.


The Power Of Purpose: How Six+One Is Using Creativity For Good  Forbes

Eric Rojas is the Chief Creative Officer and Founder of Six+One, an innovative purpose-driven NYC agency dedicated to building relationships with brands and ...


Four Types Of Creativity Missions For Startup Teams And Why Only One Of Them Will Succeed  Forbes

The creativity potential of a startup team is based on their ability to solve problems while feeling they are on a mission. As a matter of fact the higher the team ...


Creativity in kathak  Deccan Herald

The duo's innovative themes and choreographies explore the peripheries of kathak. It has notably been a mixed bag of traditional literatures with contemporary ...


Hidden Heroes: illuminating young girls' brilliance, creativity, and imagination  Insight News

Stages Theatre Company (STC) is presenting the inspiring story of the young girls who grew up to become the Black Women of NASA. “Hidden Heroes” is based ...


Get Lit: Poet Schirmann uses ‘Popular Music’ to explore identity, creativity, life  The Spokesman-Review

Literary rock stars make pilgrimage to Spokane for annual Get Lit festival.


Hamad International Airport Celebrates Creativity on World Art Day  AviationPros.com

Hamad International Airport (HIA) celebrated World Art Day by organizing a community engagement initiative with Virginia Commonwealth University School of...


Creativity: The Secret To Better Leadership  Forbes

When we are mindful of the great power of creativity in our own leadership, the creativity that truly wants to emerge can make its way to the surface.


Kahramaa organises third creativity, innovation forum  Gulf Times

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) organised on Sunday the 3rd Kahramaa Forum for Creativity and Innovation under the slogan ...


Briah Ryan Sees Creativity Everywhere | Pasadena  pasadenavoice.com

Ryan is the Mountain Road Library's Artist of the Month for April. Her exhibit features acrylic paintings in her three styles: sgraffito, meditative and mindful.


‘Homecoming’ Is Beyoncé’s Ode to the Power and Creativity of Blackness  Texas Monthly

The Netflix documentary (and surprise album!) offers an unfiltered look at how the Texas singer made music history at Coachella.


Creativity starts with curiosity  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

Can a journalist by training ever lead an advertising company that prides itself on creative solutions for clients? Remember journalists uncover objective facts ...


World’s best teachers weigh in on importance of creativity  Quartz

Last year, Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher at Alperton Community School in the UK, won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize from the Varkey ...


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s stage builder unleashes the internet’s creativity  The Verge

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate got a surprise update yesterday, including a stage builder mode, a video editing feature, and the DLC character Joker from Persona ...


A festival that shows how to combine technology, creativity and innovation  Washington Post

In D.C., a three-day event features 38 interactive installations focusing on the environment, health, and culture and the arts.


Self-Perception and Creativity  Fstoppers

When we are children, we have an innate desire to seek validation from our parents or our teachers. Probably because we think that they know best, that they ...


Rammstein's Richard Kruspe on Riffs, Gear, Creativity and Emigrate's Hot New Album, 'A Million Degrees'  Guitar World Magazine

When this German guitarist and songwriter isn't burning down the house with Rammstein, he's exploring other musical avenues with Emigrate. But what GW ...


Local homemade goods club invites creativity,...  soprissun.com

Talking with any one of the 10 members who answered Mark Burrows's call to create a homemade goods club feels a bit like talking with an alchemist —


Creativity and Careers  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

"Creativity and Careers": An Evening of Presentations with WID, Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women (WCREW), ...


"Creativity is about micro-moments"  CampaignLive

How can brands use today's more innovative tools to flex their creativity online while remaining safe and in control?


Creativity, innovation, and spiritual inspiration  The Christian Science Monitor

Today's contributor explores the idea that creativity and innovation, which support meaningful solutions to problems, are spiritual qualities everyone has the ...


Find new inspiration with these time-tested approaches to creativity  Big Think

Beethovan and Picasso are the perfect examples for mastering the creative process.Behind each of their works are countless studies and sketches. The lesson?


Creativity or data? Why you need (and can have) both  The Drum

It was with rolling eyes, and a stiff drink, that I read this comment by WPP grand fromage Mark Read from his speech at ISBA's Annual Conference: “We need to ...


FOX61 Student News: A celebration of young photographers; Capturing kids creativity one photo at a time  FOX 61

Story by Ava Adiletti and Kaylee Alexson There's about 15 art galleries in all of Litchfield that showcase adult photographers. However this art gallery is different.


Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri: “Creativity is a consequence of diversity”  VOGUE Paris

At the Condé Nast Luxury Conference in Cape Town, the Gucci CEO talks to Vogue about putting creativity at the center of everything he does, his plans to make ...


Creativity Begins With Observation  Forbes

More time spent observing could lead to the next big innovation.


Why creativity without insight is doomed to fail  AdAge.com

Wunderman Health's William Martino on insights and needing to know the customer to get the best creative possible.


Accountant creativity in a bot-filled world  Accounting Today

At this point in history, the accounting community is no stranger to the idea of artificial intelligence performing our most basic tasks. Personal assistant bots like ...


Even In Early Access, Dreams Is An Impressive Showcase Of Creativity  Kotaku

The breathtaking painting above is called “Demon's Penance.” It was created by artist Tomasz Mrozinski using tools included within Media Molecule's Dreams, ...


ESU Research and Creativity Day set for Wednesday  Emporia Gazette

Special to The Gazette. Approximately 200 students and faculty from Emporia State will participate in Research and Creativity Day on Wednesday. All events ...


The relationship between creativity and productivity  Fast Company

On this week's episode of Secrets of the Most Productive People, we discover that the creative process is a messy one.


How I Boosted My Creativity With One Simple Trick  Fstoppers

With one simple change to my everyday routine, I suddenly feel more creative, able to generate ideas more quickly, and with greater clarity. You can achieve the ...


Research and Creativity Expo: Ivan Taurisano '19 Uses Writing to Change Lives  John Jay News

The 2019 Research and Creativity Expo is coming up on May 1-10. To get our community excited about the student presentations that will be featured at the ...


LeTourneau University students showcase engineering creativity | General  Longview News-Journal

Daniel Lopez, a junior electrical engineering student at LeTourneau University, was up for more than 24 hours Thursday perfecting his engineering project ...


BU's Second Innovation Week | BU Today  BU Today

It's time for the second annual Innovation Week, a campus-wide celebration of new ideas and creative thinking hosted by Innovate@BU.


An Oxford mathematician explains how AI could enhance human creativity  The Verge

The Verge interviews Oxford University mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, author of The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI (Harvard University ...


Opinion | Rayannon Innes - linking innovation technology and creativity  Newcastle Herald

Rayannon Innes is igniting a pathway for collaboration between Newcastle creatives and STEM initiatives.


Building a Culture of Innovation: How To Get Creativity Flowing At Work  Forbes

Creativity can happen in a cubicle, or the boardroom, when you put these practices to work. Find seven tips on making innovation happen in business.


Accenture Is Buying Droga5, an Ad Agency, Making a Bet on Creativity  The New York Times

Accenture is trying to add the kind of creative muscle not normally associated with giant consulting firms with its plans to buy Droga5, an independent ad agency.


The six components of creativity – and how to make your organisation an innovation engine  YourStory

Knowledge, imagination, attitude, resources, habitat, and culture are the key factors for entrepreneurial success. Here's how to weave them together in your ...


Creativity doesnt follow a calendar, 74-year-old CCAD masters grad proves  The Columbus Dispatch

In Susanne Dotson's world, there are a few things one should know:A lady is more than her lipstick. Leopard print should be worn as a neutral.And it's never too ...


All hail the Fleabag effect on creativity  CampaignLive

Normally copycats deserve an eye roll, but hopefully Fleabag will inspire a burst of creativity in advertising.


On creativity  London Business School Review

The idea that creativity is natural, innate and even mystically bestowed on “creative types” is a powerful idea in business. Somehow the idea you can train (which ...


Qatar- Kahramaa organises third creativity, innovation forum  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) organised on Sunday the 3rd Kahramaa Forum for Creativity and Innovat.


Ad Age's top 10 A-List winners in one handy video  AdAge.com

Companies including Wieden & Kennedy and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners were big winners at Ad Age's 2019 A-list and Creativity Awards gala.


Fashion students awarded for creativity at annual Tailor’s trades awards  Press and Journal

Two Aberdeen students have been commended for their creativity at the annual Tailor's trade awards. The talented fashion and textile students from Robert ...


Tailor-made uniformity threatens Thai creativity  Nikkei Asian Review

In an attempt to encourage greater creativity among its students, an elite all-boys private school in Bangkok decided earlier this year to experiment.


Creativity Scholars Spend Spring Break Immersed in Chicago Culture | Illinois Wesleyan  Illinois Wesleyan University

March 29, 2019. Creativity Scholars attended a number of theater productions, including Lin-Manual Miranda's Hamilton. BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –– The first year of ...


My 6-Year-Old Lies All the Time  Slate

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com or post it in the Slate Parenting ...


Career Lessons In Creativity From A Symphony Orchestra Conductor  Forbes

I caught up with orchestral conductor Roger Nierenberg to discuss his work blending music and organizational behavior as well as advice he has for young ...


Rockefeller creativity on display at the 21st annual employee art show - News  The Rockefeller University Newswire

Linnea, a nine-year-old girl, is quite unconcerned about looks. So when her mother, Kristina Hedbacker, one day found her staring into a mirror, she was ...


Experimenting - and playing: A workshop on creativity  Scope

On a recent afternoon, Aaron Crapster, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in Chemical and Systems Biology at Stanford, stared at the objects he'd assembled on ...


Modules, mixes, mash-ups: how creativity can arise by combining objects and trends around you  YourStory

Galerie Thomas is a popular hub for art lovers and professionals in Munich, and offers a range of contemporary installations and paintings. Curator Silke ...


Odyssey of the Mind teaches Ottumwa students creativity, teamwork  ktvo.com

A group of Ottumwa students will soon put their problem-solving skills to the test at a global competition hosted by Odyssey of the Mind. The international ...


Drag show emphasizes creativity, inclusivity | The Daily Barometer: Oregon State University Student Newspaper, Breaking News and Beaver Sports  The Daily Barometer

With performances ranging from poetry, to singing, to dancing dressed as Patrick from Spongebob Squarepants, last Saturday's drag show aimed to inform and ...


How Paul Scheer is gambling on his own creativity (and winning)  Fast Company

Listen to the latest episode of Fast Company's podcast Creative Conversation featuring actor and comedian Paul Scheer on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, ...


In India, constraints stir more creativity: GE's Beth Comstock  Forbes India

The person who headed business innovation at General Electric on her book and why India has an edge in entrepreneurial innovation.


2018 DCI World Championships - The Cavaliers "On Madness And Creativity"  FloMarching

Watch The Cavaliers in their 2018 DCI World Championship finals run of "On Madness And Creativity."


Study: For peak creativity, brainstorm ideas and then forget about them  Ladders

This method was found to be more effective than rewarding employees using pay incentives based on the number of ideas generated.


CREATIVITY AT WORK  Valley News

Hartford Area Career & Technology Center students Adara Greenstein, a junior at Lebanon High School, left, and Samuel Heim, a junior at Windsor High School ...


PHOTOS: 2019 Ideas Featured Talent & Creativity of Maplewood & Beyond  The Village Green

The 6th Annual Maplewood Ideas Festival, hosted and organized by Maplewood Library, ran from March 23 to April 6 and was a roaring success (as all the ...


At Denver's 701 Gallery, Creativity Comes Alive  5280 | The Denver Magazine

701 Gallery, a contemporary gallery near the Art District on Santa Fe, gathers artists to experiment with wild ideas.


Fundraising begins for new Bloomington Creativity Center  week.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) -- A capital campaign is kicking off for a new space to promote creativity and tolerance in the Twin Cities. The Friends for the.


Creativity Can Serve as a Guide to Lead Trauma to Resilience, According to CSUN Kinesiology Professors  CSUN Today

People are often tasked with maintaining a rigorous skill set and “winning” attitude, even while internally they are battling their own mental and physical traumas.


Apple co-founder talks creativity, having fun, headphone jacks  Purdue Exponent

In high school, Steve Wozniak taught himself how to design any computer that existed in the world in two days and was the developer of the Apple II computer.


ORRJHS showcase night highlights student creativity  SouthCoastToday.com

Old Rochester Regional Junior High School will present Showcase Night on Wednesday, April 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the junior high auditorium.This lively ...


Ad Art Show highlights the importance of creativity  Campaign US

"Will we discover the new Andy Warhol or Andrea Warhol of our time?". From Campaign US.


Boredom Can Boost Productivity and Creativity  Longevity LIVE

With how fast-paced our lives have become, it would be impossible to find ourselves sitting idly with nothing to do, let alone doing so on purpose. However ...


Festival celebrates creativity of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities  6 On Your Side

Boiseans are snacking on their popcorn at the Egyptian Theatre Friday for a film festival that is unlike many others-- a festival that aims to challenge assumptions ...


Creativity and faith  The Tablet

What is art for, where does it come from, and what is the artist's relationship with her or his creation? Sister Anselma Scollard takes an uncompromising view in ...


Southwestern Showcases Undergraduate Research and Creativity  Southern Newsroom

SU hosts the 20th annual Research and Creative Works Symposium.


University presents Forte Festival of Creativity  University of Montevallo News

During April 18-20, 2019 the University will host a multitude of workshops and performances as part of the annual Forte Festival of Creativity.


Ziel: Education system would be stronger if we emphasized creativity  Rocky Mountain Collegian

Editor's Note: All opinion section *content* reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian or its editorial ...


Capstone courses offer chance for creativity  The Villager Stevenson University

The graphic design and film and moving image programs at Stevenson University offer capstone courses that encourage students to use the many skills they ...


El Paso Comic Con features cosplay, creativity as fans join the celebration  El Paso Times

El Paso Comic Con brought together fans to celebrate their culture of cosplay and creativity over the weekend at the convention center.


Relearning creativity for business impact  Qrius

How to get beyond business-as-usual to a creative breakthrough: be real, angry, paranoid. Be a thief and be yourself.





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