Archive for January, 2017

Imagination to Enhance Creativity Beyond Knowledge

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

Imagination Enhances Creativity

Necessity is very often the mother of invention, perhaps knowledge the father, but imagination is the midwife.
Creativity can happen when you make connections between your subject and something that is totally unrelated. Imagination fills in gaps in the information before you and leads to new ...
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The HEART of Creativity

Authentic Creativity and Emotions are inextricably linked.

The more I study creativity, the more I see that it is in essence a psychology or study of the human psyche.
Expression means “the action of manifesting a feeling.” Creativity is material expression. Material in the sense that it can be experienced (witnessed) by self and others.
Even the seemingly feeling-less creativity of problem solving carries with it feelings of pride and the desire to be helpful.
One might reasonably assume from historical accounts that the ...
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The Courage to Create

Why can’t creativity be easy?
Why is it so hard to be creative?
What do I need courage for?
Courage comes from the root word Coeur meaning heart. If you are not creating with heart, then you are not really creating in the truest sense of the word. To create is to bring forth. Life only comes from life, and the beating heart is the surest sign of life there is.
Courage is an inner strength, ...
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The Inefficiency of Being Creative

How many times have you heard a smart, snappy, energetic person say, “I am not creative.”?

I’ve heard it plenty of times, all the while screaming at them in silence from the core of my soul…YES YOU ARE!

But I can’t REALLY yell at them. That would scare them. How creative would you want to be if a creativity coach yelled at you?

What I would like to tell them, in a whisper is that, yes you are creative and in slow, languid ...

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