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Creativity

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Creativity. What\'s it all about?

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Creativity

  1. 1. CREATIVITY What’s it all about?
  2. 2. “Our educational model places overwhelming emphasis on solving problems correctly, not creatively.” ~Ulrich Kraft
  3. 3. Embrace The Process
  4. 4. “An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” ~Dr. Edward Land
  5. 5. The Creative Mind Wonderment - Retain a childlike curiosity with the world. Be curious. Motivation - When an idea hits, have the courage to follow it. Intellectual Courage - Strive to go beyond the conventional. ‘We’ve always done it that way’ Relaxation - Take time to daydream & ponder
  6. 6. “Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.” ~Alfred Whitehead
  7. 7. Stumbling blocks to creativity 1: Fear of sounding silly 2: Fear of rule breaking 3: Ruts 4: Lack of passion 5: Fear of messing up
  8. 8. cultivate creativity 1: Be anything but mediocre 2: Challenge your comfort zone 3: Respect the process 4: Trust your instincts 5: Embrace your inner child
  9. 9. “Curiosity about life in all its aspects, is the secret of creative people.” ~Leo Burnett
  10. 10. “All of us can call up originality from within our minds through training and encouragement.” ~Floyd Hurt
  11. 11. “If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” ~Albert Einstein
  12. 12. “To get to the center of things sometimes you have to go to the edge.” ~Curtis Gillespie
  13. 13. “I can’t understand why people are afraid of new ideas. I’m afraid of old ones.” ~John Cage
  14. 14. “You must learn the rules, so you will know how to break them properly.” ~Dali Lama
  15. 15. “We become creative when we realize the infinite possibilities within us and when we understand that our function is not merely to exist but to contribute to life, to improve it, and to make it more meaningful to others.quot; ...Frederick Mayer
  16. 16. The End

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