Hi, Marci Segal here. Welcome to my blog.
My purpose is to free people's thinking so they can create exciting new futures. I accomplish this through blogging, consulting, speaking and writing.
I'm a creativity professional, since 1984. My areas of expertise include creativity, innovation and psychological type with specific focus on people, methods, processes and environments that encourage openness to new ideas and new decisions.
I'm a graduate of the International Center for Studies in Creativity (MS in Creative Studies), have written books on creativity and personality type and have received numerous international awards.
In 2001, together with other Canadian creativity colleagues, I co-founded World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 - 21 which is celebrated every year, now, in more than 40 countries. It's intention: To encourage and engage people all over the world to use their creativity to make the world a better place and to make their place in the world better too, without causing harm.
creativityland inc. is an innovation and creativity consulting and training company providing human dimensions of innovation and creative-thinking consulting services, training and products, methodology and related services, conference presentations and keynotes, as well as senior course designers, trainers, facilitators and consultants specializing in creative thinking and problem solving, innovation and personality styles.
Contact: marci at creativityland.net
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Category Archives: change
Just back from the World Futures Society Conference in Vancouver. Can’t help but see that tomorrow’s world will not be anything like it is today, or was yesterday. Whether you like it or not, we are on the brink of … Continue reading
Have you ever experienced jet lag? Jet lag occurs because your body’s cycle, it’s circadian rhythm, is thrown off course. You experience daylight and darkness at different times than what you are used to and this disrupts your natural times … Continue reading
While beginnings are often inspiring, fresh, full of possibility and potential, endings can be sad. Emotional investments for comfort are cashed in, replaced with anxiety of the new. Creativity Professionals owe it to their clients to help build confidence in … Continue reading
If you feel like things are falling-apart rest assured that this state always precedes things-coming-together, and in a different and often better way. New ideas, new decisions, that’s what creativity is all about. Nile Gardiner, a Washington-based foreign affairs analyst … Continue reading
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once wrote that nothing is certain except change. In the last two decades we have been forced to acknowledge this ancient truth, for many of our time- honoured and reliable religious, economic and social structures and … Continue reading
I was overwhelmed by the news read on the bus on my way home from work showing signs of how our once-cherished institutions are crackling. Methinks the option of going back to normal just doesn’t exist anymore. Agree? I’m wondering … Continue reading
What if we could redefine chaos and uncertainty? The modern idea of chaos—something totally without order and seemingly disruptive by nature—was formed during Roman times, when writer/philosopher Ovid chose to put his stamp on the whole idea in Metamorphosis, calling … Continue reading
“Shh, stop asking so many questions. It’s not polite.” That’s a line from the movie My House in Umbria (2003), starring Maggie Smith. When an 8-year-old girl asks Smith’s character a flurry of questions her mother stops it short. New … Continue reading