Sa we are all creative high school

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final presentation made at two high schools near Pretoria on October 17th.

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Sa we are all creative high school

  1. 1. We Are All Robert “Alan” Black Creative
  2. 2. 1+1 Equals More than 2 Teaching Students/People How to Generate Hundreds of Ideas in Minutes to Produce New Solutions. C r e 8 n g ™ Alan (Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP)
  3. 4. Who am I?
  4. 5. 47 Jobs since 1960
  5. 6. Summer of 1977 76 to 78 Volunteer w/Gifted
  6. 7. Since 1998 wandering around globe
  7. 10. 1960 - today! 47 in 51 1 day to 27+ yrs
  8. 11. Winner of the Employee of the month award 320 months in a row since June 1984
  9. 12. Freelance Writer Licensed Architect Interior Designer College Professor Creative Thinking Consultant Cartoonist Television News writer & editor Signage & Graphics Designer
  10. 13. Since 98
  11. 22. Who are U ?
  12. 23. Who Are You? Are You Curious? Do you have lots of Ideas? Do you Day Dream? Do you laugh a lot? Do you imagine things? Do you ask lots of questions?
  13. 24. Who Are You? See possibilities Self- knowledgeable Self-actualizing Self-disciplined Sense of destiny Sensitive Severely critical of… Specific interests Synthesize correctly Tolerant of ambiguity Adaptable Curious Divergent thinker Energetic Fantasize, able to Flexible thinker Fluent Future oriented Humor Idealistic Imaginative Independent Ingenious Learning, always Non-conforming Not motivated by money Observant, highly Open-ended Original - uniqueness Passionate about their work Perceive world differently Question asker Circle, check, mark all of the following traits that fit you now.
  14. 25. What? Questions we ask…
  15. 26. What Else?
  16. 27. How? Questions we ask…
  17. 28. How Else? How Else?
  18. 29. w/Serious Mix Fun
  19. 30. creative people spend 20 minutes looking at a orange juice box because it says "concentrate."
  20. 31. Creativity is Your Choice Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP (1983) Daily make the choice to be Creative in much to most of what you do.
  21. 32. Are you a Crayon Breaker?
  22. 33. Drawing Outside of the Lines Broken Crayons
  23. 37. What is it? What Might it be?
  24. 38. what is half of... 12
  25. 39. what is half of... 12 6 , 1 , 2 , 1 x 6 , 2 x 3 , 11:30 , 1/2 dozen
  26. 40. what is half of... 1 2 X II twe lve IIIIII IIIIII
  27. 43. Other uses for a... Brick
  28. 44. Other uses for a... Water bottle
  29. 45. Other uses for a... Marbles
  30. 50. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S
  31. 51. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S 1 2 3 4
  32. 52. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  33. 53. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S
  34. 54. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S Changing viewpoints or perspectives
  35. 55. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  36. 56. Cre 8 v W A R M - U P S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  37. 57. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Three cuts….
  38. 58. Only one cut…. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Push the edge to the bizarre
  39. 59. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Only one cut…. Changing tools
  40. 63. Thinking Tools
  41. 64. Creative Thinking Tools Forced Relationships Animal (a-z) Product
  42. 65. Creative Thinking Tools Idea Grid Bread Meat Top’g Veg Fruit Snack Dessert 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
  43. 66. Creative Thinking Tools S.C.A.M.P.E.R. S C A M P E R - Substitute - Combine - Adapt - Magnify, Minify - Put to Other Uses - Eliminate - Reverse
  44. 67. 1. Play it safe 2. Know your limitations : pigeonhole yourself 3. It's just a job, keep your mouth shut 4. Show you're the smartest guy in the room, make skepticism your middle name 5. Be the tough guy, demand to see the data 6. Respect history, always give the past the benefit of the doubt 7. Stop the madness before it can get started
  45. 68. 1. Play it safe 2. Know your limitations : pigeonhole yourself 3. It's just a job, keep your mouth shut 4. Show you're the smartest guy in the room, make skepticism your middle name 5. Be the tough guy, demand to see the data 6. Respect history, always give the past the benefit of the doubt 7. Stop the madness before it can get started Uncreative
  46. 69. 8. Been there, done that. Use experience as a weapon 9. Keep your eyes closed... your mind too 10. Assume there is no problem 11. Underestimate your customers 12. Be a mentor, give sound advice to people who for you 13. Be suspicious of the "creatives" 14. When all else fails, act like a grown-up
  47. 70. 8. Been there, done that. Use experience as a weapon 9. Keep your eyes closed... your mind too 10. Assume there is no problem 11. Underestimate your customers 12. Be a mentor, give sound advice to people who for you 13. Be suspicious of the "creatives" 14. When all else fails, act like a grown-up Uncreative
  48. 71. http://www.cre8ng.com
  49. 72. Nandri Terima Kasih Thank you lah No worry mate Grazie Abrigado Gracias Origato Danke Merci Gratis Xie xie ni
  50. 73. Contact information Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP Cre8ng People, Places & Possibilities P. O. Box 5805 Athens, Georgia 30604 [email_address] alan_cre8ng@yahoo.com http://www.cre8ng.com/

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