Unlocking Imagination the Engine to our Creativity

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What do you do when you hit a creative dry spell? Maybe you’ve found yourself captive to a bit of funk? Gwen Kinsey shares her birthday story of creativity and possibility…

8 Leadership Pitfalls in a Creative Economy

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Our creative economy requires new leadership skills — and absolutely foundational is the ability to tap and leverage curiosity.

Learn to Navigate Rapid Change

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We are living in some fast water. We are very much in the current, navigating in-between space, living in an era of transition — a set of rapids, followed by a bit of calm (if we’re lucky) traveling down river — destination unknown.

Creativity, productivity, and sources of inspiration


Creativity and innovation are the source of new business ideas, excellence in entrepreneurship, and talented individual success stories. It would be nice to assume that creative people are “just talented,” and fall back on the assumption that “you either have it or you don’t.” The truth is, most creative people understand what it takes to be creative – diligence, persistence, hard work and perhaps a bit of a struggle – and tap into various sources of inspiration and known methods for productivity.

Want More Creativity? Tear Down the Walls

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Companies are increasingly trying to create environments that help employees think more creatively. Techniques range from creating communal workspaces and scenic environments, to open offices where people work at whatever space is unoccupied.