Creative power is Godlike. When we’re on fire, nothing can stop us. Can a boulder block a stream? No. The stream is going to go somewhere whether the boulder is there or not. A boulder can’t stop it. The Deep Creative is the power of that stream and it’s possible for us to harness it. [ Read more … ]
I taught creative process courses for several years in a graduate program at the Sophia Center at Holy Names University. The thing I enjoyed most about teaching this course was that I got to share the things that inspired me. Week to week all I did was bring in what inspired me. So on that [ Read more … ]
What inspires growth is having access to a more expansive set of possibilities–a larger frame of reference. We think learning is about knowing, but it’s actually about not knowing. We have to not know in order to learn. Click here to read the full article I co-authored with Mihaly Csikszentmihaly: https://arts.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Csikszentmihalyi-Hermanson-1995_Intrinsic-Motivation-in-Museums.pdf
Giving a quick shout-out to my book GETTING MESSY: A Guide to Taking Risks & Opening the Imagination for Teachers, Trainers, Coaches & Mentors. Check it out at online retailers or your local bookstore. Thanks! 🙂
I just found out my new book Deep Knowing won a National Indie Excellence Award!!!!!