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The 10-minute new idea pitch: 20 questions

When pitching a new idea you want to make sure to hit the target’s sweet spot smooth and fast. Here’s a simple formula to use. Use the first two minutes to highlight the problem you are solving Highlight the implications … Continue reading

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Type and Creativity

There’s a difference in the way people approach getting new ideas and making new decisions. Creativity professionals use this information to facilitate new thinking. Some people get them from inside their heads, through reflection. Others, through interacting with the world … Continue reading

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Authentic Workplaces for Creativity

Is your workplace authentically creative?  How can you tell? People ask why organizations resist creativity and I’m thinking it’s because they don’t know how to embrace it. Many people in organizations are unaware of the behaviours, actions, and leadership required … Continue reading

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Repeat after me: I am competent, capable and open to learn

As a Creativity Professional I’ve been working with teams, people and entire organizations freeing thinking to create new futures for over 20 years. Many times the doors to collaboration open through understanding and appreciating personality styles. Let’s face it. Sometimes … 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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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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