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  • Disruptus card game
    Disruptus Card Game Talks the Talk, but Doesn't Walk the Walk
    The instruction manual for Funny Bone Toys’ Disruptus is framed within a dialogue between two fictional players, in which one who already knows how to play is explaining the rules to one who doesn’t. In ‘listening’ as such,...
  • ADHD has good points, too!
    The Positive Side of ADHD
    Contrary to popular belief, having ADHD is not all bad. In fact, those with ADHD tend to be more creative than those without, and many artists have had this condition.Staff A of Attention Deficit Connect notes that adults with ADHD must cope with...
  • Run the good race
    Everything and nothing
    Read 1 Corinthians 9:19-27I set the trip meter on my truck during my last trip and when I filled up I checked the fuel efficiency. There was no celebration to follow. It seems like they decided to make that truck model fuel efficient a couple...
  • Storytelling
    Storytelling
    "A picture is a poem without words." - Horace, Ancient Roman Poet There are portraits and, then, there is storytelling. Storytelling is a narrative. It captures an event; a moment; the beginning, middle or the end of a journey; or it...
  • Creativity and Technology
    Creativity and Technology Combined
    Human creativity represents an enigma to the research community: it is all but impossible to describe the process in unequivocal terms, yet there is a strong desire to promote and encourage this uniquely human activity. Within the realm of human...
  • Onuris in the Attitude of a Warrior
    The Egyptian god Anhur’s many names, epithets and attributes
    Anhur is an aspect of the primordial god Shu: The personification of air. He is a god of war and creativity: As it is with many deities, the images of the god are paradoxical and seemingly counterintuitive, but ultimately represent the balance of...
  • Why Courage is More Important Than Creativity
    Why Courage Is More Important Than Creativity
    A crisis is the perfect start to your revolution. When an organization is at its most vulnerable point, it is also most poised to rebuild itself. At these seemingly disastrous moments, the risks and rewards normally associated with innovation are...
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    33 Ways to Stay Creative
    Creativity makes life interesting. StumbleUpon, a website that bills itself as a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet has published a great list of ways to stay creative during the long winter months.Make ListsCarry a notebook...
  • Snow on Cholla Cactus
    Inspiring juxtapositions in natural Tucson, Arizona
    Nature offers wonder and beauty in both the anticipated and the unexpected. Astonishment is an innate joy as well as an essential element of creativity. It ripples outward as poet Mary Oliver intoned, “Be astonished. Tell about it.”...
  • Kwanzaa 2014, Day 6, Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television!
    Kwanzaa 2014, Day 6, Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television!
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response:Kuumba! [koo-oom-bah]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the sixth day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on creativity.In our...
  • Adventures in Theater: Milwaukee’s most daring performances of 2014
    Adventures in Theater: Milwaukee’s most daring performances of 2014
    Going to live theater is like stepping onto Bilbo Baggin’s road: you never know where you might end up. Milwaukee theater artists most often perform contemporary dramas in which we are supposed to accept the characters and situations as ...
  • Creative Expression
    Creative Expression
    Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heart-ache when we read those lines written by the hand of a master and recognize them as our own, as the tender shoots which we stifled, because we lacked the faith to believe in...
  • Fish
    How to connect with your "good" self
    1. It's the real you. Realize that deep down inside we all have a need and a desire to be good. It's a driving force in all of us. If you ignore this part of you, it will gnaw at your insides like a rabid dog.2. If you're bothered and...
  • Creativity in ADHD children
    Children with ADHD may have more creative brains
    ADHD is a label that is running rampant and seems to be used much too freely in today's society. As parents, teachers, school administrators and mental health professionals we need to be diligent in how we are labeling our children. First of...
  • Jeff DeGraff
    How to Jump-Start Radical Change in Your Company
    When Steve Jobs developed the iPod in 1997, he assembled a diverse group of thinkers with different points of view and areas of expertise. They didn't invent something new. Rather, they brought together disparate technologies that no one had...