Creativity, Inc. on Leadership & Creativity

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CREATIVITY INC. From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, “The best leaders make room for and acknowledge what they do not know.  Not just because humility is a great virtue, but because until one adopts this mindset the most striking breakthoughs can’t occur. A good leader must accept risk, loosen control, not tighten …

TRUST the PROCESS

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It’s  important to step back, stop over-thinking -and stop trying so hard and simply just have faith. Having faith in the creating process gives you the space to be curious about what is taking place and to relax enough to be open to what is most in need of even if we aren’t exactly sure of what it is or …

Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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HOW TO SILENCE A WOMAN: RETREIVING HER VOICE… –When someone says, “We’re saying the same thing.” Say, “We are not saying the same thing.” –When someone says, “Don’t question, just have faith.” Say, “I am questioning, vato, and I have supreme faith in what I think.” –When someone says, “Don’t defy my authority.” Say, “There is a higher authority that …

Wise Old Owl

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A Wise old owl sat on an oak. The more she saw the less she spoke;The less she spoke the more she heard; why can’t more be like that wise old bird. -Author Unknown There is an art to being able to listen to what people don’t say.  

The Circle of Zen

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  Its so important to understand the empty spot.  We are all nothing and we are all everything.  We are all everywhere and we are all nowhere.  The only true wisdom is knowing…you know nothing.

Ode to Vincent

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Happy Birthday Vincent ! My world became a more beautiful place because of you. You have inspired me beyond words throughout my life and taught me to see difference as an asset and to encourage individuality in myself and others.   Thank you Thank you Thank you. Thank you Starry, starry night. Paint your palette blue and grey, Look out …