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Mastering the Mindsets of “a Creative”

I’ve never considered myself to be “a creative.” Connector, organizer, operationalize-er, facilitator, listener, planner, mother, lover, sister, daughter, coach, yogi, learner, consultant, world citizen, traveler… Sure! But, “a creative”… well let’s just says that I leave that title for people like Steve Jobs, Mindy Kaling, I.M. Pei, Paulo Coelho, Walt Disney… and my partner Chris! [...]

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Featured Learning Tool: Embracing a Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Shunryu Suzuki About three months ago, our son (now 13 months) figured out how to walk. After months of laying on his back, then sitting, then pulling himself up on anything he could, he decided to skip crawling altogether [...]

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The Arts Impact: Life-Skills Development through Creative Programs

The well-known benefits of practicing art and creative expression include increased positive emotions and improvements in mental and social well-being. Research increasingly reveals that these benefits are even more far-reaching, as art has been repeatedly shown to have a positive impact on the development of young adults in an educational context as well. According to [...]

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What Do You Want to Do (with Your Life)? An Exciting Journey Begins…

Perhaps one of the most daunting questions one faces in high school, university, post university, 30s, 40s…retirement is, “What do you want to do (with your life)?” Or, sometimes more inspirationally stated, “What will be your life’s work?” Short in length, but powerful in their punch, these two questions force us to stop, to ponder, [...]

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