#NaBloPoMo 2014: Day 22: Creativity Blocks - part 1

What do you do when you are experiencing Writer's Block or a similar creativity block? ...more

Day 21 - What's Next?

 I loved the TV show "The West Wing" for many reasons.Today, o...more

Five thoughts that undermine productivity

An overwhelming amount of people have taken on this month’s blogging challenge. It’s great to be part of such a big community of passionate bloggers!As this month unfolds we may all have moments of doubt. Not knowing how to progress, feeling disappointed or demotivated.To help us through these moments I have identified five thoughts that may undermine and sabotage our productivity. Followed by examples of more positive and stimulating ways of thinking.1. My blog is my everything...more

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

Beef stew with root vegetables is cooking on the stove, along with a teapot of water for some chai tea.  I’m going to write the second post for NaBloPoMo.A few weeks ago, on a trip to the thrift store, I came across Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.  I’ve known about her work for a while now.  Some time ago it was suggested to me, and I got the book from the library but I never followed the steps.  I didn’t have enough time in the two weeks I had borrowed the book....more

Perfect is boring

First day of the NaBlopoMo I decided to write about my blog. I'm posting it here, mostly as an experiment to see how it all works. But of course, feel free to read, if interested.Perfect is BoringThis blog is my playground. I come here to dance with my fears, live my passions, stretch my abilities and fly with my imagination,...more
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Where does Creativity Fit into Safety?

A recent IBM poll of 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the No. 1 “leadership competency” of the future, and one of the most crucial factors of future success. With this wholehearted pursuit for creativity in business and elsewhere, what is the impact on the safety of those who create it? Creativity on a larger scale promotes the art of ‘risk-taking’, which is essentially the antithesis of what ‘safety’ implicates....more

The Perfection Monster

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Imprisoned In A Left-Brain Life

I've become aware, lately, of a strange paradox that exists in our society....more

On the Power of Words and Speech Acts

When you are walking with a friend and you say “I see a hummingbird,” your statement is not in itself the act of seeing, is it?  In this case the words are a description of something that just happened - an act, performed with your eyes in concert with your attention, brain, nervous system, and a set of unconscious agreements you have with the rest of the world about what we call a hummingbird and what we call seeing. ...more

Using Your Camera in Business