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Does Creativity Come With A Price? New Insight On Creatives And Mental Illness

Does Creativity Come With A Price? New Insight On Creatives And Mental Illness | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
For generations, there’s been a cultural assumption that creative people are more mentally unstable than everybody else. In his 1936 essay, The Crack-Up, F. Scott Fitzgerald detailed his own personal battles with depression and alcoholism.
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5 ways to boost your team’s creativity

5 ways to boost your team’s creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
This is a guest article from Alina Vrabie from Sandglaz. Creativity is the cornerstone of innovation. It’s what takes your work from average to outstanding. And we have creativity to thank for great products, services and ideas. Sometimes, your team […]
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Adapt It For Creativity

Adapt It For Creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
This is the third post in a series on a creativity exercise called SCAMMPERR, an acronym that stands for substitute, combine, adapt, magnify, modify, put it to other uses, eliminate, rearrange,
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Combine It For Creativity

Combine It For Creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Creativity in new products and services often comes from combining things that may have been previously unrelated. Gutenberg’s printing press, for example, combined a wine press and a coin punch.
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Substitute For Creativity

Today, I am starting a series on creativity tools. This is based on Michael Michalko's brainstorming tool called Thinkpak, which uses the mnemonic device – SCAMMPERR to help you look at things in a
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Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott’s Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott’s Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
"Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life."

Anne Lamott'
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Linda Alexander's curator insight, April 10, 7:11 AM

A beautifully written piece on writing!

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30 Creative and Unusual Wine Label Designs

30 Creative and Unusual Wine Label Designs | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Amazing Wine Labels – The design of a wine label can make or break the success of a new wine introduced to the market.  Even beyond the quality of the wine itself, the label plays a primary role in the purchasing decisions of customers.  It is on this fact that [...]
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Top Ten Reasons to Play

Top Ten Reasons to Play | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Why is play essential to organizational success?
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Writing and the Creative Life: 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

Writing and the Creative Life: 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Scott Myers digs into Carolyn Gregoire's 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently and his past to illuminate his own creative path.
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How to Play and Boost Creativity: Why Play Matters for Work and Relationships

How to Play and Boost Creativity: Why Play Matters for Work and Relationships | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Learn about the lifelong benefits of play, including greater creativity, happiness, and productivity.
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26 Creative Ways Brands Use Facebook Status Updates |

26 Creative Ways Brands Use Facebook Status Updates | | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Follow the lead of top brands who use a variety of Facebook status updates to increase engagement, build email lists and showcase fan content.
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These 30 Creative Ambient Ads Know How To Grab Your Attention

These 30 Creative Ambient Ads Know How To Grab Your Attention | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Companies trying to sell you a product will do anything to cram their ads down your throat, but it's always nice when they show a bit of creativity and taste when trying to get your attention. Ambient ads are one such specific form of advertisement, which seeks at once to become a part of its ...
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Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 5)

Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 5) | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Intuitive Creativity: This final and most challenging level of creativity has often been promoted to the realm of spiritual and wisdom traditions. This is where creativity becomes bigger and possibly
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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere...
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6 Lessons In Creativity From James Cameron

6 Lessons In Creativity From James Cameron | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
You dont have to plumb the Mariana Trench for tips on terminating your creative slump. James Cameron surfaces here to share his methods of getting...
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Rearrange It For Creativity

Rearrange It For Creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
When it comes down to it, creativity is really about rearranging what we know to form something we didn’t know. You can rearrange letters or words to spark a new thought. For instance instead of
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Mindfulness, Meditation, & the Music of the Spheres

Mindfulness, Meditation, & the Music of the Spheres | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Among mindfulness techniques, this is one that you can practice instantly, anywhere, & anytime. I call it the soundscape meditation and anyone can do it.
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Innovation in Daily Things: Learning from Leonardo

Innovation in Daily Things: Learning from Leonardo | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is well known for his Art masterpieces and for his architectural and engineering inventions but less people are aware of his chef’s skills. His notebooks on culinary
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Managing Creativity: Lessons from Pixar and Disney Animation

Managing Creativity: Lessons from Pixar and Disney Animation | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Ed Catmull is a co-founder and the longtime head of Pixar Animation Studios, which struggled for 10 years from its founding in 1986 until the runaway success in 1995 of its first feature film, Toy Story. With the acquisition of Pixar by Walt Disney…
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Five Creative Ways to Use Social Media

Five Creative Ways to Use Social Media | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
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Share, it is contagiously good

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The Wonder of the Ordinary: A Crucible for Creativity, Talent, and Genius

The Wonder of the Ordinary: A Crucible for Creativity, Talent, and Genius | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
In order to find their own kind of genius, children need time and opportunity to wonder at the ordinary. Parents can help their kids develop their intelligence, creativity, wisdom, and talents, by ensuring they have enough time for constructive daydreaming.
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Why You Should Stop Brainstorming

Why You Should Stop Brainstorming | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Try brainswarming instead.
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Sleep Your Way to Creativity And 9 More Proven Methods For More Ideas

Sleep Your Way to Creativity And 9 More Proven Methods For More Ideas | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Science-backed details on the colors, moods, activities and emotions that are proven to bring us more creativity and ideas.
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The Best Time to Write and Get Ideas, According to Science

The Best Time to Write and Get Ideas, According to Science | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Research-backed tips for finding your best time to write and come up with new ideas.
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27 Simple Ideas To Stimulate Creativity - Edudemic

27 Simple Ideas To Stimulate Creativity - Edudemic | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Sometimes you're just stuck in a creativity rut. Check out these 27 simple ideas to boost your creativity!
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5 Fresh Ways to Spark Creativity

5 Fresh Ways to Spark Creativity | Creativity & Innovation | Scoop.it
Check out some unusual strategies for jumpstarting your creative juices.
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