The educator Maxine Green once said: “I find that, when a space is provided, something rather wonderful can happen.” Empty space allows things to evolve in an organic way. It creates room for what we DON’T know and can’t expect. Empty space allows Something greater to come through us. So next time you’re stuck, don’t [ Read more … ]
Cooking is my favorite metaphor for the creative process. The creative is JUICY. When we work on a creative project, we STIR things, QUICKEN the energies, and let ideas SIMMER and COOK. We also need a STRONG POT. On that note, here are 12 important tips for a winning ‘dish’ from the reality tv show [ Read more … ]
Some highlights from my article in Medium, Five Reasons why Creativity and Business have a Problematic Relationship… “Creativity lives in the unknown…in a fairy-tale place that’s beyond how we are currently “looking.” True creativity is confronting, confusing, unacceptable, and childlike. And nearly impossible to measure, contain or define.” “Both Carl Jung and Albert Einstein said [ Read more … ]
“The place in which I’ll fit will not exist until I make it.” ~ James Baldwin (1924-1987) Frank Zappa said, Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” Let’s make places where the oddballs fit. And change the world.