Imagineering

Idea“If I were to wish for anything, …I should wish for a PASSIONATE SENSE of the potential…….” – Soren Kierkegaard

I believe it was Mark Twain who said, “If there is a battle between will and imagination, imagination wins every time.” 

Not the exact words, and yet very powerful. 

When put into action, my clients find this a powerful tool as part of their leadership practice.
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Trust Your Intuition

Holding hands open with glowing lightsThis past year I made a significant transition in my life.  I moved – across country.

As I considered the many decisions I had to make, I frequently listened to my intuition and checked in with my feelings to guide me.

Everyone has latent intuition, and it is available to anyone willing to hear it – but the busyness, noise, and clutter in our lives often keep us from listening to our own inner voice.

Picture two faculties in yourself — an intuitive mind, and a logical mind.
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Creativity And Rebellion: Why They Go Hand-In-Hand

Businessman with cut tieStudies on creative people have consistently demonstrated that creativity is associated with openness to new ideas, risk-taking, and being inner-directed.

Do these traits put creative people at odds with the culture and people around them?

The answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no.

Say for example that Jeremy is a creative child that performs below average in school.

He may be seen as a poor student by teachers and parents for “daydreaming” and doing poorly on objective tests.

His latent skills as a right- brain thinker might be underappreciated and underdeveloped.

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Brain Mining: Finding The Ideas Trapped In Your Head

imaginationEver have one of those days, weeks or months where you just feel like your stuck in slump and the idea well has run dry?

Finding inspiration can be tricky and forcing yourself to be creative is not as simple as seems. 

The key to finding new inspiration is to open up and finally face those challenges that have been haunting you head on.
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10 Creativity Enhancement Ideas For The Workplace

Caucasian man wearing suit and holding dartboard in front of face.Developing an innovative spirit in the workplace doesn’t require extraordinary measures.

Managers can experiment with simple ideas that merely break routines, allowing your employees permission to drop the façade that we all don to some degree when we punch the clock.

Here are a few ideas that will help you lighten things up for your staff and get their creative juices flowing, if you have the courage to take the leap:
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Guided By Your Creative Ancestors

Ira Glass

Ira Glass

We often feel blind during the creative process.

Whether we are making a piece of art, or working through a life transition, the creative process is full of the unknown.

As visionaries, there doesn’t seem to be a map for what we want to make for the world and ourselves.

To work through this foggy place, I ask my clients to think of someone who is doing what they want to do.
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