Creativity: Finding Your Inner Voice

It's important to hear your inner voice. It's funny that some people get the heebie jeebies when we talk about something so simple, but yes, it is okay to admit that we all hold regular conversations within us about our choices and opinions, noting observations regarding the beautiful and even the repulsive. All of this, tied... Continue Reading →

Creativity: Power to Unite

Welcome to week number seven in our study on creativity! Let's review briefly in an effort to go forward... If you have begun to discover your individuality as a creator (wk 2); you have a solution others can embrace (wk 3); your work expresses itself in contrast to others (wk 4); you have learned to... Continue Reading →

Creativity: Emotion + Reason

Earlier in the Creativity series we discuss the paradox of Expression vs Order, concluding that the two are parallel rails leading the train of thought to its final destination. In Creativity: Inspired by a Solution we discover the two types of creatives—expressive and innovative. In this post we'll dig a bit deeper, looking specifically at Emotion and Reason to learn... Continue Reading →

Creativity: Risking Acceptance

  When we create we inherently assume a level of risk: Acceptance. Due to the personal investment of our time, resources, focus, and even the emotion placed into birthing our work, we tend to see a creation as an extension of ourselves. The greater the investment, the greater the personally assigned value. This is likely... Continue Reading →

Creativity: Inspired by a Solution

In our last post we began with a fundamental observation that we are all made to be creative while our differing gifts provide us individuality. In this article we'll begin to identify what these gifts are and how we should be using them. As you think though your unique gifting, know that the foundation of creativity is... Continue Reading →

Creativity: An Introduction

We’ll take a look at various facets of this beautiful, yet volatile trait with the hope of not only establishing a deeper understanding, but also developing a stronger ability to to tap into your unique creative talents in your future pursuits.

Purpose + Personal Strength + Passion = Destiny

Most everyone born in the later half of the 20th Century is familiar with the 1981 Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire (Best Picture, Best Original Music Score, Best Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design + 3 additional nominations), featuring the story of runner Eric Liddell. The Olympic gold medal recipient has influenced many following his days... Continue Reading →

Achieving Your Best as a Creative Professional

I find it interesting how we often set our sights on the accomplishments of others to serve as targets for our own personal goals. Recently, I was having a discussion with a budding screenplay writer who listed some names and awards of seasoned writers he wants to emulate, noting their resulting fame and fortune. In... Continue Reading →

Wonder: Still got it?

So often we trudge through each day handling our tasks, only to complete everything (or add some to the next day's list) and then do the same the next day. Honestly, such an existence is mundane, boring, and an absolute waste! Yet, it's so funny how we all fall into that repetitive trap. Just this... Continue Reading →

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