Break An Egg For Creativity

In 1420, the dignitaries of Florence held a competition.They offered the enormous prize of 200 gold florins to the architect whose genius could span the unfinished dome of the Florence Cathedral.This was a great challenge. Even the original builders of the cathedral in 1296 left writings hoping that God would... Read More

Creative Thinking The Secret Key To Lasting Success

What is creativity anyway? Well, let us look at the word. Creativity means the capability to build, create something. It does mean to build something new but not necessarily something unique. And here is the first trap many of us tap into. We tend to think about creativity as building... Read More

The Optimal Mind State

Let's begin by defining the optimal mind state and the power it will give you to channel your energy toward your desired outcome. The optimal mind state is a quality of attention that leads to the highest level of concentration. It's a balanced state that's neither rigidly tense nor too... Read More

Dare to Dream

Have you ever thought of this? When you were young and at school the teachers always reprimanded the dreamers - "You live on another planet", "You've got your head full of silly notions!" and the like.Then we are in the playground. The boys say, "I'm gonna jump over that garbage... Read More

Finding A Little Adventure

I have had more than my share of exciting times and I'm grateful for every one of them.There was the time the bear came into camp at 11:00 p.m. and we listened to him consume two weeks worth of food for two people and a dog in only six hours.... Read More

Inspiration, Creativity, and Channeling ? Opening Ourselves to Greatness

Channeling is much easier to do than most people suspect. As a matter of fact we have all seen people channeling and you have probably done it yourself many times, even though you may have been unaware of it or didn't know what to call it. It's actually a very... Read More

Top Ten Brainstorming Techniques for Business Success

We experience creativity every time a fresh idea pops into our minds. We recognize creative imagination in everything from a pastel painting to a business plan. By trying these ten tips, you will discover some amazing creative abilities that may surprise you.1. Substitute someone else's perspective for yours. How would... Read More

Tapping into Your Super Creative Power

Do you consider yourself creative? How about super creative? Most people may not think of themselves as creative, but I believe that everyone has the potential for great creativity. They just need a little understanding and practice.Think of two parts of the mind: the conscious, and the subconscious. The conscious... Read More

Top Five Journal Exercises

Keeping a journal is a form of creative expression that enhances the creativity coaching process. Keeping a journal develops emotional awareness, reinforces self-esteem and aids in problem-solving. Keeping a journal also provides a written record of artistic growth, struggle and change. Here are some basic exercises that I use throughout... Read More

Overcoming Artists Block (Part 1)

How many times does an artist stare down at that blank piece of paper thinking "What on earth do I paint - Where do I put my first mark?" More often than you would imagine! It happens to all creative people actually, from visual artists, designers, poets, through to musicians... Read More

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Creativity: The Key To Getting More Done In Less Time

If your to-do list seems as long at the end... Read More

The Power Of Your Intuition

We all have enormous reserves of mental capacity that we... Read More

Sharing Our Creative Work with Others

In my "Roadblocks to Creativity" e-course, I ask the question:"What's... Read More

Mindfulness and Creativity: The Wow of Wonder

You are so creative.Don't deny it. Whether or not you... Read More

Take Time To Think

I recently saw a program on television wherein the participants... Read More

Creativity Stereotypes ? Are They Holding You Back?

Here's a quick quiz:1) When I see a see a... Read More

What is Creativity?

Here in England September represents the end of Summer and... Read More

Overcoming Artists Block (Part 1)

How many times does an artist stare down at that... Read More

Telling It Like It Is (Or Can Be)

When you hear, "tell me a story," does your mind... Read More

What Open Stage is Teaching Me About Life

After many years of performing as a vocalist, I switched... Read More

Creating Reality ? Discovering the Magician Within

We all create our own reality each and every day,... Read More

The Art of Keeping a Journal

Journal keeping is basically without rules. It is an uncensored... Read More

Get Creativity?

Creativity is central to the management of our individual lives,... Read More

Trying to Create From Distorted Perceptions?

We've all met people who are "negative" ? negative thinkers... Read More

Attraction: What We Attract With Our Creative Choices

I used to be a jazz singer. Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah... Read More

Breathing Out Stage Fright

You're stepping onto the stage, amidst opening night flurry and... Read More

Are You Creative?

Have you ever heard the saying, "The harder I work,... Read More

Creative Dreams - What Winter Driving Taught Me

We had a winter storm the other day here in... Read More

Tips on Breaking the Creative Block

There's no question that creating anything is hard to do.... Read More

Quiz -- Are You Creative?

Worried you may not be creative or you may not... Read More

Improvisation in Life and the Arts: What I learned from Free Play by Stephen Nachmanovitch

Can you be an artist while you're washing the dishes?In... Read More

Creativity Management ? Artists and Creativity

Creativity can be defined as problem identification and idea generation... Read More

Mindfulness and Independence: Observing Fireworks

"It's a free country," they say. "Celebrate our independence," I... Read More

Creative Thinking The Secret Key To Lasting Success

What is creativity anyway? Well, let us look at the... Read More

A New Discovery Of An Old Secret

Some years ago, when the world seemed to close in... Read More

Analysis of The Monkeys Paw by W. W. Jacobs: A Study in Lateral Thinking

I first read The Monkey's Paw as a youngster in... Read More

3 Simple Steps To Solving Problems

You can move beyond your stuck states by contemplating all... Read More

Magic In Your Spice Rack

Variety is the spice of life, but spices, historically are... Read More

Innovation: Wake Up Your People?s Creative Genius

Successful companies have innovation in their blood. The single most... Read More

Its Time to Get Out of the Box

"It is never too late to be what you might... Read More

Drawing On Creativity: How To Trick Your Brain

Can you draw?Your answer to that question reveals a surprising... Read More

Forget Thinking Outside The Box....GET Outside The Box

I happened to overhear a conversation the other day between... Read More

We Tend To Make Up Our Own Truths: What Stories Are You Making Up?

Someone once said that man keeps looking for truth that... Read More