Tag Archives: Marci Segal

Conversation starters for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21

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

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How to unleash your creativity – posted on cnn.com

It’s such a well written post, I couldn’t resist…  thanks to Nathan Schwagler for giving it a shout out. Have bolded some points of interest and inserted headings to help direct your reading. Feel free to get in touch for … Continue reading

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Leaders’ Muse for Monday: Aesop’s fable of the Lion and the Thorn

A slave named Androcles once escaped from his master and fled to the forest. As he was wandering about there he came upon a Lion lying down moaning and groaning. At first he turned to flee, but finding that the … Continue reading

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Spark New Thinking: Top 20 forecasts 2011- 2025 from World Future Society

Want to spark new ideas for future planning?  Check these out – possible futures resulting from great thinking, trend analysis and imagination. You can use these forecasts to infuse your thinking with considerations beyond the normal for a good stretch. … Continue reading

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Obama, a model for future leaders, or not?

During last night’s State of the Union address, US President Obama said, “We need to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.” I wonder what the impact would be, and what would actions and new thinking would be … Continue reading

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Creativity and bullying – is there a relationship?

Imagine being in an idea session with the bully in the room. What’s the likelihood you’ll want to contribute your new ideas?  And what if that bully is the one leading the session, or you are leading the session and … Continue reading

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Ready for journey? Here’s a gentle way to move forward to the future…

Moving forward in the new year is many people’s ambition, and some may not know how to begin. Here are some simple questions for you to consider that may lead to new path. This is an introspective exercise so have … Continue reading

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Creativity tip: Extend your point of view

See from all angles to discover new avenues for clarity, new ideas, new decisions, learning… have patience to extend your curiosity… What’s on top? Behind? Next? Underneath? Photos taken at First Nation Museum, Smokin’ Joes, Sanborn, NY.

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Mindsets for enhanced creativity

When engaging your creativity deliberately there’s a general rule of thumb: It’s not about finding the right answer, it’s about exploring the unknown to arrive at new ones. The journey can be chaotic for sure, so here are a few … Continue reading

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