Creativity Challenge: Collaborative Performance

Creativity is contagious. If you are creating something, then in that moment you are doing something that attracts others. Even if we can’t do what you are doing, we want to participate somehow. It’s inspiring to watch. Even more fun than watching is joining in, if only the creative would invite us in and give us a part to play. Some creatives know this and actually create a space for audience members to do just that. Nobody does this better than Bobby McFerrin. Here is a great example. Let’s watch what Bobby does and then we’ll talk about it. Preparation … Continue reading

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Creative Challenge: No Time

Some people say they really want to be creative, but they just can’t find the time to make something. Continue reading

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Being Sick

Here I am in the first week of a Creativity Challenge (of my own design) and I find myself sick for 4 days. Continue reading

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Creative Problem: Dry Well

If you want to create, but find that your creative well has run dry, then trying to make something up can be painful. Continue reading

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Creative Problem: Too Many Ideas

Once you really get going generating ideas, you can sometimes run into the problem of knowing where to stop. Continue reading

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Creative Problem: Idea Interruptus

Idea interruptus happens when you are happily focussing on developing an idea and along comes another idea out of the blue. Continue reading

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Expand or Focus Your Business: Part 2

You could expand your business and hire more staff, or you could focus your company and keep it small. Which is best for you? Part 2 covers focus. Continue reading

Posted in Workplace Values |

Expand or Focus Your Business: Part 1

You could expand your business and hire more staff, or you could focus your company and keep it small. Which is best for you? Part 1 covers expansion. Continue reading

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Radio Interview on Mentoring Millennials

Ken Kinard was recently featured on a WJTL talk radio show at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, PA. Continue reading

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Midlife Opportunity

Some people call it a midlife crisis. You can also think of it as a prime time for rediscovering identity and calling—a wonderful midlife opportunity. Continue reading

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