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How I Got Rejected (or not) in the Name of Creativity
July 10, 2018

Jia Jiang walked into PetSmart and asked for a haircut. “What kind of dog?” asked … Read More

The Non-Obvious Way to Think Creatively
July 7, 2018

Truthing. Light-speed Learning. Data Pollution. Virtual Empathy.  These are four of the 15 “non-obvious” trends … Read More

Parents of Differently Wired Kids: This Book is Your New Best Friend
June 1, 2018

What if the rise in square-peg kids is a modern-day evolution?  That’s a question posed … Read More

Podcast: Supercharge Your Creativity
May 20, 2018

Sparkitivity founder Kathryn Haydon recently joined Krish Surroy on the Mavericks Unlimited Podcast . . … Read More

Unleash Your Creativity in Four Steps
May 12, 2018

When I first learned the creative problem solving process, I had a prejudice against processes.  … Read More

Mother’s Day Challenge
May 8, 2018

This image is from my favorite line of cards. With sayings like “Kindness makes sunshine wherever … Read More

How to Get Creatives to Do Their Best Work
April 24, 2018

Have you ever hired someone for their track record of new thinking and fresh ideas, … Read More

How to Help Kids Overcome Perfectionism
April 17, 2018

Recently I was part of a photo shoot. The preparations were extensive. We had to … Read More

Can We Grow Creativity?
April 13, 2018

It’s spring in the East, time to start planting summer flowers. The seeds that you … Read More

7 Strengths of Deep Souls: The Thinkers We Need But Rarely Understand
April 7, 2018

He reads slowly but remembers everything he’s read, using this random knowledge to make unusual … Read More

Founder Kathryn Haydon Featured in Katonah-Lewisboro Times
March 31, 2018

Name three people well-known for their creativity. Are you thinking of famous artists such as … Read More

Pay Attention to the People on the Edge
March 27, 2018

Grasses, herbs, and shrubs predominate in prairie ecosystems. If you ever look out on a … Read More

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