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Hello and Welcome!0:48
Word Association and Listmaking4:32
Put Your Subconscious to Work: The Power of Dreams7:08
Quantity Begets Quality2:49
Reverse Psychology: NOT Trying to Think of an Idea4:21
Design Thinking: Introduction (*Find Resources in the Discussions Area)3:33
How to Take an Ordinary Day and Make It Extraordinary: Creativity In Daily Life5:43
Creative Visulazation and More Resources for Designing Your Life5:34
Bye and Thanks!0:29
About This Class
Did you know that the most successful people on the planet are also the most creative? Throughout the ages, time and time again, ordinary people from all walks of life who were able to come up with extraordinary ideas that they then acted upon, have risen to the top of every field across all disciplines, acquiring great fame, wealth, and influence.
Do you struggle with coming up with creative ideas? Do you feel that you're not a creative person? Would you like to learn how to become more creative? Welcome to Skyrocket Your Creativity and Get Better Ideas: 7 Easy Ways, the go-to course for learning how you can increase your creativity!
In today's word, ideas are often called "the currency of the 21st century." Find out in this mini course how to increase your "creative earning power" by increasing your ability to come up with more and better ideas. By learning how to become more creative, you'll also boost your ability to be more influential at work, in your artistic endeavors, and in your daily life.
In this sampler course you will learn proven methods for generating more and better ideas. Creativity is a muscle that EVERYONE has that can be grown and strengthened. This course will show you how with practical tips you can begin using immediately, even before you finish all the lessons.
Some of the creativity boosting techniques I discuss include:
Harnessing the power of your subconscious mind
Design thinking (An overview)
Quantity begets quality
Listmaking and Word Association
Creativity in Your Daily Life
I'm a university professor with 15 years of experience teaching offline and online to a diverse group of students from around the world. I use my custom teaching approach to turn complex information into something simple, memorable, easy-to-understand in as short amount of time as possible to ensure that you get the most important, relevant, and useful information that can be applied immediately to your art, work, and everyday life.
I'm a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media and the Program Director of Film & Digital Media at The American University of Rome and a practicing award-winning multimedia artist. My most recent independently-produced film just won Best Animated Short at Cannes Short Film Festival thanks in part to the effectiveness of some of the creativity techniques taught in this course.
Empower yourself now by enrolling in this course and join our growing learning community and let's get started skyrocketing your creativity and boosting your influence at home and at work today.
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Excellent class! Kristen helps open you to a whole new way of creating ideas out of nowhere. She would say, that your ideas do come from somewhere, they come from you; your personal collective consciousness, and she is right! Take this course!!
My goal is to empower ordinary people to do extraordinary things.
I'm a multimedia artist and educator based in Rome, Italy and a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media at The American University of Rome where I also run its Film and Digital Media Program. I have 15+ years of university and adult education teaching experience in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Besides teaching at Skillshare and other online platforms to students in over 155 countries, I'm also a Course Facilitator for the UN-mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica) through their Centre For Executive Education.
My work is exhibited internationally and online and has received a number of awards. I earned my MFA from Pratt Institute in Computer Graphics and Interactive Media and also hold a BFA in Painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.