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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Organizational Culture: An Overlooked Internal Risk – BusinessWeek. Companies that encourage and support open communications outperform their peers, according to research from the Corporate Executive Board Nearly half of executive teams lack the information they need to manage effectively because … Continue reading
Creative leadership in action enables a wide range of product, process and business model innovations. Innovation will often require leadership styles characterised by influence rather than power. Managing the increasing complexity inherent in today’s environment requires leaders who will work … Continue reading
Innovation can be the product of an innovation process and/or a process that makes a new idea a reality. The innovation process is generally thought of containing number of stages and is often depicted in linear progression in some way … Continue reading
At the end of play Fiddler on the Roof, the peasants from Anatevka, Poland, leave for the new world because a government edict forced them out. Packed with their what few belongings they have the villagers reluctantly exit their beloved … Continue reading
Would you act any differently? Yesterday my financial planner suggested ways to increase the return on investments. He recommended placing funds in industries I didn’t support, such as agricultural organizations that pay little attention to the quality of life of … Continue reading
United Way Toronto has a CITY Leader program which provides young adults with the practical knowledge and tools to become effective leaders, navigators and connectors in Toronto’s non-profit communities. Last weekend I helped them to get to know how to … Continue reading
Creativity, Design Thinking and How These Have To Do With Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Lumiknows Consultancy
I recently went to a certification workshop to learn about holocracy and am writing about the experience over a series of blogposts. This post shares the underlying principle of holocracy. Holocracy? Its roots stem from an observation from psychologist and … Continue reading
We’re asking you to take part in World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 (WCIW) this, and every year, to open new portals for the future. WCIW began in Toronto, Canada in 2001 and is now celebrated in … Continue reading