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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Excuse me for grappling with this dilemma. Just re-saw this clip for Google chrome. If this is how people are communicating, then why are people still writing books or ebooks? Especially when people expect to get information online for free? … Continue reading
Here’s a creativity exercise for you that’s fun and has a purpose. It may also give your creativity a boost. Fun: Click Draw a Stickman link for two minutes of interactive fun. Purpose: In what ways did the Draw a … Continue reading
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Singer-songwriter P.J. Harvey is a patron saint of the new creativity. Not the old one where people said they needed to be in the depth of despair, high on drugs or drunk to oblivion to get new ideas. “When I’m … Continue reading
Jordan used the quick checklist for creative ideas. The new idea arrived. Another call came through. “Marci, thanks, I got it. Now how do I sell it to my boss? Can you remind me?” “Jordan, your learning and retention style … Continue reading
This morning’s breakfast reading, wondering what it all means for the future of creativity. (Innovation needs creativity = new ideas and new decisions.) Morning questions: What does National success mean? Does happiness or satisfaction factor in to these rankings? What … Continue reading
Creative inspiration is more likely to occur when people allow themselves to become vulnerable to the new ideas says Psychologist Dean Simonton, interviewed on CBC’s Ideas Program, the Idea of Genius. Creative ideas emerge when people can reduce their latent … Continue reading