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CREATIVE INSPIRATION

05/07/2012

“The key question isn’t ‘What fosters creativity?’ But it is why in God’s name isn’t everyone creative? Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? I think therefore a good question might be now why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? We have got to abandon that sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.” Abraham Maslow

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Read an excerpt from Ruth Richard’s book “Everyday Creativity!”

04/30/2012
Ruth Richards

Artists don’t have a monopoly on creativity.  Saybrook faculty member Ruth Richards can tell you:  she’s done the research.

One of the leading researchers on creativity today, her work specializes in the creativity that every human being uses, and needs, to get through their lives.  The kind of creativity that lets us find a shorter commute or make a better sandwich … or change the course of our lives.

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CREATIVITY IN THE NEWS

04/25/2012

Study Reveals Global Creativity Gap

Universal Concern that Creativity is Suffering at Work and School

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CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/24/2012

“The construct of everyday creativity is defined in terms of human originality at work and leisure across the diverse activities of everyday life. It is seen as central to human survival, and, to some extent, it is (and must be) found in everyone. Because everyday creativity is not just about what one does, but also how, creative process as well as product are observed.”
Ruth Richards

 

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CREATIVITY RESOURCES

04/24/2012

Interested in Creativity & Education?
Top Twelve List of ‘Must Watch’ TED Talks

  1. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
    http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html
     
  2. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the revolution.
    http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“The mainspring of creativity appears to be the same tendency which we discover so deeply as the curative force in psychotherapy – man’s tendency to actualize himself, to become his potentialities.” 

Carl R. Rogers

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“Whatever sphere we may be in, there is a profound joy in the realization that we are helping to form the structure of the new world. This is creative courage, however minor or fortuitous our creations may be.”

Rollo May

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

Albert Einstein

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

"The creative act is not hanging on, but yielding to a new creative movement. Awe is what moves us forward."

Joseph Campbell

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“The key question isn’t ‘What fosters creativity?’ But it is why in God’s name isn’t everyone creative? Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? I think therefore a good question might be now why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? We have got to abandon that sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.” Abraham Maslow

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