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What leads creative people to create? inspiration? perspiration? threat of having to work a "real job"?
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Can you believe yourself into being more creative? Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Can you believe yourself into being more creative? Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Can you believe yourself into being more creative? Is simply believing that you’re creative enough to make it so? What if you could take a sugar pill (or a concoction of natural juices), knowing they...
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Graphic Images Surround Us / Images from Media Inspire Writing In & Out of the Classroom · Creativity-Portal.com

Graphic Images Surround Us / Images from Media Inspire Writing In & Out of the Classroom · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Thanks to the electronic revolution, graphic images surround us. Poems and Photographs Can Help to Inspire Writing series, article number 2.
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The Tools Within My Art Box - Like Imagining a Cat on the Kitchen Counter · Creativity-Portal.com

The Tools Within My Art Box - Like Imagining a Cat on the Kitchen Counter · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
One thing that I practice when I am writing, drawing or creating a piece of poetry, is using my senses to lead me.
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A reminder to stay curious. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

A reminder to stay curious. Skillshare worked closely with One Year Study back in 2012 to make this remarkably inspirational video that reminds us to stay curious, always curious. “To learn, is to...
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Teaching creativity and what it really means. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Teaching creativity and what it really means. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Teaching creativity and what it really means. Teaching creativity is a touchy subject that you can look at from a number of angles. At it’s core, however, you cannot teach creativity. You can,...
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Creativity Applied in the World of Work - Conscious Money, JK Rowling, Patricia Aburdene · Creativity-Portal.com

Creativity Applied in the World of Work - Conscious Money, JK Rowling, Patricia Aburdene · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
In the Economy of Consciousness, the most valuable resource is not land, industry, information or even technology itself. It is instead the power of human consciousness.
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The Virtues of Confusion

The Virtues of Confusion | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Three ways that researchers have deliberately induced confusion, and how you can adapt them to your own learning.
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Getting Started – When Expectations of Perfection Create a Creative Block

Getting Started – When Expectations of Perfection Create a Creative Block | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Do expectations of making something to your own standards of perfection ever create a creative block that stops you from getting started? That was the case a dear friend described as she struggled ...
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, February 22, 2013 10:48 PM

The book in the head is always better than on the page because the book in your head isn't real--yet.

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The Importance of Creativity in Education

The Importance of Creativity in Education | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
For the last decade I have repeatedly emphasized a correlation between the encouragement of creativity in childhood and professional, personal and economic success later in life. I have done so her...
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stan stewart's comment, February 28, 2013 11:37 PM
Thanks for the re-scoops!
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How flipping elements of a flipped idea results in new ideas. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

How flipping elements of a flipped idea results in new ideas. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
How flipping elements of a flipped idea results in new ideas. Creative problems are a lot like strangers. You see a lot of them every day, their faces looking a lot alike but not quite the same. There...
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Kathy Jordan's comment, February 19, 2013 10:12 AM
Love this. In my online program on "Becoming a Life Change Artist" we call this "turning things upside down."
Kathy Jordan's curator insight, February 19, 2013 10:22 AM

Wonderful post about a powerful tool for learning to see things in fresh ways.  In my book with Fred Mandell, "Becoming a Life Change Artist" we call this "turning things upside down."  Love the terminology of "flipping!  Thanks @tannerc for writing it and @muz4now for scopping it.

stan stewart's comment, February 19, 2013 2:51 PM
That's a great way to put it, Kathy! Thanks for the re-scoop.
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Creative Inspiration to Discover a More Peaceful Creativity

Creative Inspiration to Discover a More Peaceful Creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season. Lent involves a time to increase time devoted to prayer and reflection while avoiding the typical distractions of daily life. In what has...
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5 Principles of Creativity

5 Principles of Creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
'Creative geniuses tend to be less the ones with the quickest answers and more the ones who keep working till they get it right.'
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If crows can do it… Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

If crows can do it… Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
If crows can do it... In 2002, while studying the way New Caledonian crows use tools in the wild, three researchers at Oxford University ran an experiment with two of the birds named Betty and...
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How to have More Fun

How to have More Fun | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Have you forgotten how to have fun? Elizabeth helps strengthen your play muscles to make time and space in your schedule for more fun, right now. Let the fun begin!
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25 Ways to Boost Creativity

25 Ways to Boost Creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Feel like your brain is drained? Get inspired with these 25 tips for expanding your creative horizons.
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Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business.

Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business. | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
It's a long term, unwritten rule: We get our best ideas in the shower. Why does this happen? Here is an exploration of the science of creativity:
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stan stewart's comment, March 4, 2013 5:50 AM
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Thank you for the amazing content!
Sarah McElrath's curator insight, March 9, 2013 2:12 PM

I get it. Keep the monkey in your mind busy with some routine task and the more creative part of your mind can then step forth.

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Raising Creative Children — It's Never Too Early to Start! · Creativity-Portal.com

Raising Creative Children — It's Never Too Early to Start! · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
In my twenty years of teaching children, I’ve noticed in almost every class, there’s one or two or three children who seem to be absolutely exploding with creativity.
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Creative Thinking Exercise - Scooby Doo and Friends Bust a Creative Block by Woody Bendle

Creative Thinking Exercise - Scooby Doo and Friends Bust a Creative Block by Woody Bendle | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Woody Bendle is back with one of his favorite strategies for getting past creative blocks, using a creative thinking exercise we explored early in the days of the Brainzooming blog under the name "...
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Paving the Way to Class with Creative Thoughts - Approaches to Teaching Creatively · Creativity-Portal.com

Paving the Way to Class with Creative Thoughts - Approaches to Teaching Creatively · Creativity-Portal.com | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
As the door shuts behind me, from my first step in the street, and on my way to work, my mind keeps fiddling with creative thoughts on how to improve the day’s lesson.
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Seeking inspiration in all the wrong places. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog

Seeking inspiration in all the wrong places. Creative Ideas & Inspiration Blog | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Seeking inspiration in all the wrong places. “To be original, seek your inspiration from unexpected sources.” – Paul Arden in his amazing book It’s Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to...
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A Sculptor’s Quest to Art-iculate His Community

A Sculptor’s Quest to Art-iculate His Community | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Artist Jeffry Chiplis blazes urban pathways with neon trail signs.
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Design Your Own Mini-Retreat | Psychologist and coach, Corporate consultant, Writer and editor, Mind-body practitioner | Dr. Kathy Jordan

Design Your Own Mini-Retreat | Psychologist and coach, Corporate consultant, Writer and editor, Mind-body practitioner | Dr. Kathy Jordan | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
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Making Sh*t Up: Creativity’s Dark Side | Psychologist and coach, Corporate consultant, Writer and editor, Mind-body practitioner | Dr. Kathy Jordan

Making Sh*t Up: Creativity’s Dark Side | Psychologist and coach, Corporate consultant, Writer and editor, Mind-body practitioner | Dr. Kathy Jordan | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it

Must one be an emotionally tortured person in order to be creative?

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4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity

4 Ways To Amplify Your Creativity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
The holidays are over, the weather is lousy, and we’re sober again. We made all kinds of New Year’s promises, but the big one that will change our careers, if not our lives, is the promise to ourselves to become more creative.
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