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Creativity: Next Step (V) World Creativity and Innovation Week Personal Project

Whippee!!!  You know where you are headed.  Great first step.  Congrats.  You’ve stepped out of the fog and see before you a great woods, vibrant, green, safe.  There are many ways to enter, which will you choose? Welcome to Step … Continue reading

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Creativity: Next step (IV) World Creativity and Innovation Week Personal project

It’s day 4 of World Creativity and Innovation Week 2011.  Have you seen all the events we know about that are happening all over the planet? You’ll see large and small, individual and group.  Some are free.  Great variety, no? … Continue reading

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Creativity: Next step in (II). Personal prep for World Creativity and Innovation Week

With World Creativity and Innovation Week fast approaching (April 15 start – Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday) aren’t you glad you completed the first step in to tapping your creativity? Step I focused your awareness on what might be by asking … Continue reading

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Creativity: One Step In. Personal prep for World Creativity and Innovation Week

Rather than overwhelm yourself wondering how to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 here are some simple personal starting points for using new ideas and making new decisions that will influence your future. As a WCIW … Continue reading

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New Futures Thinking: Replace SWOT with SOAR

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) is a methodological framework many people are familiar with.  How old world. The 21st century shift toward networked operations, shared leadership and collaboration has ‘either/or’ thinking replaced by ‘both/and’ considerations to deal with increasing … Continue reading

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Creativity presents a moral dilemma. True?

Is creativity the right thing for everyone? It depends on how you look at it. I’ve heard Teresa Amabile, of Harvard University state creativity itself is amoral, its morality rests in the people who use it. Mark Runco, a respected … Continue reading

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