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Power up your creativity with 100 Day Project

GAYLORD—Join the members of the Gaylord Area Council for the Arts (GACA) by pledging to engage in some type of creative pursuit every day for 100 consecutive days. GACA is sponsoring the 100 Day Project which runs Jan.

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What if you started a 7-day creativity project for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 to 21? What might that be like?

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Project with OECD to boost students’ creativity and critical thinking – The Nation

THAILAND is working on an initiative to promote #creativity and analytical thinking among Thai students, in collaboration with the OECD

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More proof of the economic importance of #creative thinking

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It’s official: Creativity drives business results.

A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Adobe finds: Companies that foster creativity are 3.5 times more likely to achieve revenue growth of 10% or more than their peers 3.5 to 1.

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World Creativity and Innovation Week is April 15 – 21.  Great time to launch a new program infusing creativity into day-to-day work.

Are we heading for a mass “sixth extinction” event? — We Are Already in the Middle of the Sixth Extinction by Erik Loomis — Aeon Ideas

We are already in the middle of the Sixth Extinction. Perhaps it began around 10,000 years ago with the end of the Pleistocene Era. As people migrated into the middle of the North American continent for the first time with the end of the last ice …

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Good reason to stir creative embers and encourage people to use new ideas and approaches, make new decisions and take new actions… and to use World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 as a catalyst.  Join in.

“We could have saved The Planet but, we were too damned lazy.”

-Kurt Vonnegut

PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel urges student innovation

“Every moment in the history of business and technology happens only once,” he said. “The next [Mark] Zuckerberg won’t be in social media and the next Bill Gates won’t be designing operating systems.”


What would it look like for student innovation to occur in every discipline?  Should innovation be supported as a core course for all undergrads?

Thoughts on creativity and innovation – The Nation

Students across the globe have much untapped |potential for creativity. A major challenge for educators of the 21st century is to enable our students to fully realise their creative potential.


Good rationale, pulling from contemporary writers, about the value and need for creativity thinking.