Starting the conversation…

We hear about creative thinking, however do we really employ it to increase our opportunities for success?

Host: Jessica Dewell
Guest: Colleen Miller

Notable & Quotable:

Creativity is the willingness to be open to possibility.

Pain points that give us experience and reasons to get creative.

Thinking and creativity – our thoughts.

Thinking differently.

Creativity and the levels of awareness.

Questions to use in self reflection AND to begin thinking.

100 Monkey Theory.

Risks of group think.

Get talking – what bubbles up is what’s bothering us.

Recognize the choice is yours.

It’s BOLD to actively engage in creative thinking.

Notable and Quotable:

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Colleen Miller: When there is hope, there is a way out.

Colleen Miller: There are a lot of elements that feed into how we interpret information.

Jess Dewell: With practice we develop awareness and can choose: I can do the same thing again OR I can do something different.

Colleen Miller: Is this thought toward or away from where I want to go?

Jess Dewell: How do we make time for creativity when we are all doing more with less?

Colleen Miller: People who are willing to work the idea and stay with it, don’t give up.

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Jess Dewell: Protect your time at all costs.

Colleen Miller: Give yourself permission to play.

Colleen Miller: Subjecting yourself to creativity allows you to find inspiration.

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Tags:

awareness, change, thinking, communication, creativity, motivation, questioning, instant gratification, group think, decision making, choice


How do we creatively think about problems we face?

We hear about creative thinking … but do we really employ the practice to increase our opportunities for success? Where we can use the same steps to work through a problem, we can insert creative thinking to expand options and create possibility. Jess Dewell talks with Colleen Miller about using creative thinking.