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"Wait, Are You Sure??????" The words didn't come out of my mouth, but they were clear in my head, loud, strong, urgent and mournful. My son was doing a pass clearing his room, and the most prominent item in his "Donate" box was the set of huge, solid, magnificent wooden blocks that were the first...
06/26/2022
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Just delighted that my post sparked such an entirely different train of thought. Reblogged with permission from Nick Vandekar I was reading a post this morning about creativity by Lauren Williams, CPO, CVPO and as I was leaving a comment it got my mind rolling.  Tuning in! I was thinking how one ...
06/25/2022
Annabel Mangold blew soap bubbles to start her conversation, Priming Your Environment for Creativity, with Alyea Sandoval for the 2021 Playful Creative Summit. I'm paraphrasing her very broadly - find touchstones, reminders of your projects, intentions, ambitions, and keep them near - but choose ...
06/22/2022
Toys as Texts: A Multimodal Experience on Toys: Dr. Danielle Almeida presented an overview of her concepts for the 2021 Playful Creative Summit in conversation with Alyea Sandovar. WOW. Dr. Almeida defines toys as a language, with implications for how children interact with toys and how parents c...
06/15/2022
In a word, Marloes ten Kate teaches excitement. In particular, through her company Scientific Storytelling, she teaches people how to translate difficult, data-rich content into structures which people can easily understand - stories. Her primary clients are scientists, and her unique set of skil...
06/08/2022
Another month, another video book review. One Small Step Can Change Your Life by Dr. Robert Maurer. Another book which contributed to my webinar Find and Honor Your Organizing Style (& Then It's About the Stuff).  
06/05/2022
Click on the title ADD is ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau to see my video review of one of the best books ever for people with ADD.
06/03/2022
Kathy Klotz-Guest, founder of Keeping it Human, conversed with David Chislett for her segment of the Playful Creative Summit. Klotz-Guest didn't offer a "draw a monster" or "have a thumb war" tip. She did speak about business culture, and the measurable fact that older and younger generations of ...
06/01/2022
Untold Play, Terry Pearce's company, is his vehicle for teaching that games can help people learn. Now, from my perspective, anyone who's had her 10-year-old genuinely beat her at ANYTHING from Monopoly to Go Fish knows that games can help people encounter and practice and master all sorts of ski...
05/25/2022
I used to live in a neighborhood where feckless hot air balloon tour operators routinely tried to tear the roofs off of houses. My son and I made a sport of chasing them to see where they'd land. You could never plan chasing a balloon: those flights are always subject to the whims of the wind and...
05/22/2022
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