Monthly Archives: August 2012

Creativity or Creative Process

So one could conclude after watching the Cleese video that, like the words “love,” “soul,” and probably others, “creativity” can be described by using words that point to it but never quite capture it directly. The best we can say is that creativity looks something “like this.”  Or, creativity requires “open systems” not closed. Or, […]

John Cleese on Creativity

 I highly recommend you take 36 minutes out of your busy life to watch Monty Python humorist and cultural jester John Cleese discuss creativity.  He is funny, he is profound, he is spot-on.  Listen to recurring words like play, openness, time, curiosity.  I am reminded of something attributed to Pablo Picasso:  “Every child is an […]