Developing Creativity for Business and Self Development
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Developing Creativity for Business and Self Development

Learn techniques and strategies to help build inspiration while removing barriers and creating positive change
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Last updated 8/2016
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 18 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Define creativity and what steps to take to change your mindset through positive affirmations, activity plans, and journaling
  • Act with confidence
  • Stop acting out of fear
  • Learn from retrospection/self-reflection
  • Learn how to take risk and use courage to help change your world from stagnation
  • A deeper understanding of how your mind works when it comes to the creative problem process
  • Learn how to use your own space and time for positive change
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Requirements
  • Students will need to download the course manual
  • Students will need to download course activities...i.e Action Plan, Solving Problem...etc.
Description

Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason adults can lose it along the way. This course will help you move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. You will also develop the ability to recognize creativity and be ready when it happens.

With the Developing Creativity for Business and Self-Development course you will also learn how to remove barriers that often block or limit your creativity. You will improve your imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility. You will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires you to be more creative.  

By changing the way you think and creating strategies to overcome your fear of risk, you will improve your creativity and change your life! 

You Must Change Your Method Of Thinking, If You Want Success!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who want to learn how to remove barriers that block their creativity
  • Students who want to improve their imagination and mental flexibility for prefessional or self-development
  • Students who want to learn mind mapping and individual brainstorming strategies
  • Students who want to start their creative and self-reflection process
  • Students who want to use creativity as a major part of their lives
  • Students who want to learn to create long-term and short-term goals and projects for business and personal development
  • Students who want to open to different problems solving options and learn to look at the big picture when addressing probems
  • Students who want to learn how to use creative journaling for self-reflection
  • Students who want to use the imagination and visualization process to "Create Something Out of Nothing"
  • Students with an open mind who believe they can be the Change Agents needed to change their lives
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:53:38
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Introduction along with required materials
1 Lecture 00:21
  • At the end of this course students will be able to define creativity and what steps to take to improve their own thought process
  • Act with confidence
  • Stop acting out of fear
  • Learn from retrospection
  • Take risks


Activity Documents
00:21
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Module One: Getting Started
1 Lecture 02:46

In this module the objectives are given, alongside, what each student will be able to accomplish after taking this course.

Preview 02:46
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Module Two: Understanding What is Creativity
1 Lecture 11:06

We will discuss the benefits of using creativity and innovation. We will also look into problem solving strategies needed for successful development.  In this module we incorporate a case study and review questions to make sure you understand the importance of creativity, innovation, and the problem solving process.

Preview 11:06

To make sure students have an understanding on creative problem solving, and ways to improve imagination

Module 2: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Three: Getting Inspired
1 Lecture 18:34

Motivation and Inspiration go hand in hand. When you are inspired, you begin to increase your level of creativity. You should not simply wait for inspiration to find you. You need to get in touch with what you are passionate about and what inspires you! By finding ways to increase your inspiration, you will increase your creativity and help find the motivation that you need along your journey. In this module we will hands-on activity, case study, and review questions to help confirm your understanding of the material covered in this module.

Preview 18:34

The importance of these review questions is to determine your understanding on the following: 

What is introspection?

What does reading accomplish?

What is a mental block?

What is art?

Module 3: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Four: Beating Procrastination
1 Lecture 11:25

In this module we will discuss procrastination and how to combat it. We will review distractions and excuses that often prevent individuals from reaching their goals. We will incorporate journaling within this process.

Module 4 Beating Procrastination
11:25

This quiz will determine if the students have a basic understanding on the following:

Steps to being clutter free

Self-imposed limitations

Build on small successes


Module 4: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Five: Improving Creative Mindset Part 1
1 Lecture 18:01

We will discuss flexibility and moving away from rigid thought patterns that blinds us and taking advantage of new ways to improve creativity. I incorporate a case study, activities, and review questions.

Module 5: Improving Creative Mindset Part 1
18:01

The importance of these review questions is to determine you have a basic understanding on the following topics covered in this module:

When should you keep an open mind?

What is part of keeping an open mind?

Why is it easy to focus on the negative aspects of life?

What will hinder creative thought?

Module 5: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Six: Improving Your Creative Mindset Part 2
1 Lecture 16:02

In part 2 we will discuss discoveries and associations. We will focus on self-awareness and developing confidence in order to increase creative thought.

Module 6: Improving Your Creative Mindset Part II
16:02

The importance of these review questions is to determine you have a basic understanding on the following topics covered in this module:

What do people naturally do?

What does keeping a journal help?

What is an assumption?

What is the key to success in any activity?

Module 6: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Seven: Curiosity
1 Lecture 02:52

In this module we will discuss curiosity and how it is needed for creativity when cultivated. We will review advantages of utilizing curiosity during the creative process

Module 7: Curiosity
02:52

The importance of these review questions is to determine you have a basic understanding on the following topics covered in this module:

What does gamification borrow from to motivate people?

What does curiosity encourage?

What is a common stereotype about creativity?

What are closed questions?

Module 7: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Eight: Take Risks
1 Lecture 14:28

This module will discuss the connection between creativity and taking risks. We will discuss how developing creativity demands facing fears with confidence. We will discuss the importance of self acceptance leading to strength and confidence-while ignoring harmful criticism.

Module 8: Take Risks
14:28

The importance of these review questions is to determine you have a basic understanding on the following topics covered in this module:


Why is confidence difficult to balance?

What is more damaging than failure?

What is sound advice?

What coincides with fear of judgment?

Module 8: Review Questions
6 questions
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Module Nine: Think Like a Child
1 Lecture 03:46

In this module we will discuss the naturally creative process of a child. We will discuss daydreaming which leads to creativity. We will discuss the connection between daydreaming and meditation which leads us to our goals and desires.

Module 9: Think Like A Child
03:46

The importance of these review questions is to determine you have a basic understanding on the following topics covered in this module:

What does everyone do?

When are we the most curious?

What do games help us connect with?

How do children and adults view new things?

Module 9: Review Questions
6 questions
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About the Instructor
Dr. Theresa Styles
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Learning & Development Empowerment and Spiritual Coach

Theresa Styles, PhD, MBA, IHR, CMT graduated from Capella University with a Ph.D. in Professional Studies in Education a Post Master’s Certificate in College Teaching; a Master of Business Administration with a Human Resource Management concentration from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Operations from DeVry University. 

Dr. Theresa Styles is a global human resources and organizational Development Consultant. She has over 19 years’ experience in human resources and organizational development to improve practice and policy focusing on Corporate Training, Learning & Development, Workforce Development, Change Management,  and IT Software Implementation. She is able to delineate and meet diverse educational needs to support and implement strategic Change Management and Training programs to support business’ strategies optimizing workforce development experiences through technology. 

She specializes in all aspects of talent and change management within organizations. Throughout her 25 years of service and community volunteering she continues to provide individuals within training and educational programs strategies and techniques needed for business and self-development.