Developing Creativity
Course Summary:

Creativity and innovation will improve your chances of success in business and in life. Fortunately, there are steps that can be take to inspire you and develop your creative mindset. By changing the way that you think and overcoming your fear of risk, you will improve you creativity and change your life.

Implementing the guidelines in this module is the first step to forever changing your creative process. 

Course Objectives:

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals. 
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Define creativity
  • Act with confidence
  • Engage in curiosity
  • Stop acting out of fear
  • Learn from introspection
  • Take risks

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started 

  • Workshop Objectives 

Module Two: What Is Creativity? 

  • Divergent Thinking 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Imagination and Inspiration 
  • Something Out of Nothing 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Two: Review Questions 

Module Three: Getting Inspired 

  • Introspection 
  • Read More 
  • Removing the Mental Block 
  • Art Inspires Art 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Three: Review Questions 

Module Four: Beating Procrastination 

  • Get Rid of Clutter 
  • Self-Imposed Limitations 
  • Build on Small Successes 
  • Don’t Start at the Beginning 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Four: Review Questions 

Module Five: Improving Your Creative Mindset (I) 

  • Open Mind 
  • Do Not Judge 
  • Positive Mindset 
  • Ask Why? 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Five: Review Questions 

Module Six: Improving Your Creative Mindset (II) 

  • Make Associations 
  • Keep a Journal 
  • Question Assumptions 
  • Creative Confidence 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Six: Review Questions 

Module Seven: Curiosity 

  • Spark Your Curiosity 
  • Curiosity is the Engine of Creativity 
  • Engage 
  • Ask Open-Ended Questions 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Seven: Review Questions 

Module Eight: Take Risks 

  • Be Confident 
  • Scared to Fail? 
  • Fake It Till You Make It 
  • Afraid to Be Judged 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Eight: Review Questions 

Module Nine: Think Like a Child 

  • Daydream 
  • Be Curious 
  • Play Games 
  • Experiment 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Nine: Review Questions 

Module Ten: Environmental Factors 

  • Work Area 
  • Additional Environments 
  • Get Enough Sleep 
  • Variables 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Ten: Review Questions 

Module Eleven: Individual Brainstorming 

  • Generate A Lot of Ideas 
  • Mind Mapping 
  • Visualization 
  • Organize and Bring Ideas Together 
  • Case Study 
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

  • Words from the Wise