Transcend and Include – Fostering a Beginners Mind

Creativity is a tough thing to measure, and while a lot of people think that you either have it or you don’t, Kermit the Frog is here to tell you otherwise.

Donkey Days are days spent deconstructing commonly held views about  creativity.

4 artists around the world were asked to create a moment – a Random Act of Creativity – that would make people stop, take notice and interact. Here’s a look at how they approached it. Do you have an act of your own you’d like to do?

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Stephen Johnson provides a visual about where he believes good ideas  originate.

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