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Six Annotated Creativity Links 4U

There’s great stuff all over the web that give you creativity tips, tools, tricks and techniques. There are other ones that shed insight into rationale, basic thinking and attitudes for being at your creative best. The links come from the … Continue reading

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Making new ideas happen. Sweat work required.

If you dream it, you can achieve it with sweat work to make it happen. Creativity is personal, innovation is societal.  Your idea is involving, compelling and exciting and  for you, how is it likewise for others? Do the work and … Continue reading

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What does creativity mean to you, your boss, your clients?

The chart below, drawn from research done by the American Association of School Administrators and Americans for the Arts, shows the difference between how employers and school superintendents interpret what creativity means. How do you understand creativity?  Is it the … Continue reading

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Fastcompany’s brainstorming advice, improved.

Fast Company’s Gina Trapani Worksmart columnist shows how to brainstorm for creative ideas in her recent post Work Smart: Techniques to Boost Creativity. Give yourself lots of room, she says, use mind maps and make sure you’ve got a good … Continue reading

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Selling Creative Ideas – the Second Half of the Equation

New ideas and new decisions. You’ve made both.  Time to sell your idea to your boss, clients or other decision makers.  There’s a book to help you be a success in creating an exciting new future. Even though it seems … Continue reading

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A new six-level creative thinking outline for innovation

Context for Creativity and Innovation There are many different definitions of creativity: novelty that is useful is the one used by many Creativity Professionals. I like to take that understanding a little deeper to help clients appreciate that each person … Continue reading

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Boost Creativity: 7 Unusual Psychological Techniques

Here’s an example of using intellect to unleash instinct for new ideas and new decisions. Looking for the last piece of the puzzle? Try these 7 research-based techniques for increasing creativity. Everyone is creative: we can all innovate. via Boost … Continue reading

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Why do people create?

People have different motivations for using new ideas and making new decisions. The light bulb shines for each at different times. The temperament framework first written about by David Keirsey, and later more fully explored and explained by Linda Berens … Continue reading

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Do you have to be creative to do creative things?

Nope. Not one bit. Everyone can and does use new ideas and makes new decisions and when they do, they are ‘doing’ creativity. There are other ways, of course. Sprinkle in imagination, express your purpose, live with integrity to find … Continue reading

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Creativity and Innovation FAQ’s

What is Innovation? Management expert Peter Drucker calls innovation, “change that creates a new dimension of performance” (Hesselbein, et al 2002). Innovation could not exist without creativity. To create new dimensions of performance, we need new ideas and new criteria. … Continue reading

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