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Identify Your Personal Brand of Creativity with the help of my 5 Day Email Course - Find Your Creativity Adventure. Click to learn more + sign up now!

Identify Your Personal Brand of Creativity

Identify Your Personal Brand of Creativity with the help of my 5 Day Email Course - Find Your Creativity Adventure. Click to learn more + sign up now!The main mantra here at Greens & Blues Co. is to find your creativity and start practicing it. Sounds good, but what do you do once you have done that? What comes next? Is that the end of the story?

Welllll, kind of. Or, not really at all. More like beginning of the story.

Once you are comfortable with the idea of yourself as a creative person and are willing + excited to practice your creativity on a daily (or however often you decide) basis, it’s time to challenge yourself a little bit more.

Finding your creativity is realizing that you are in fact a creative person and figuring out how you like to practice it. This is the first step. You can then kick that idea up a notch by identifying your personal brand of creativity – where you actively seek out how creativity is unique to you.

Identifying your personal brand of creativity is different than just finding a creative activity you like, such as knitting. Millions of people love to knit, what makes you different?

Finding your personal brand of creativity is all about YOU – it is not about the creative act.  You might love to knit, but you are more than just a knitter.

  • Is it what you knit?
  • The materials you use to knit?
  • Do you follow a pattern or design your own knits?
  • Do you knit for yourself and loved ones, or do you knit to sell?

One of the ideas above could be the thing that sets you apart from all other knitters. More likely though your personal creative brand is made up of several components.

Let’s say that you do knit. Great, but likely knitting isn’t the only way you practice your creativity. To Identify your personal brand of creativity, you need to reflect on and investigate all of the ways you are creative. Once you have done that you will start to look for patterns and make sense of it. Easy peasy, right? (If you are thinking hell no, just hold on, I have something to help you.)

An example might help:

My personal brand of creativity?

It is the intersection of creativity and teaching & learning.

How did I figure out my personal brand of creativity?

I would say that it started with me reading a Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink and took another big leap when I launched Greens & Blues Co. In between those two events (about 6 years give or take), I did a lot of reflection, trial + error, learning, and investigating other people’s creativity.

I enjoy many different creative outlets: knitting, sewing, hand-lettering, scrapbooking, visual thinking, and various other creative activities on a regular basis.

While I enjoy the creative activities I listed above, it took some practice + reflection for me to realize that the part of my creativity that I am the most passionate about is the point where creativity and learning intersect. I am passionate about creativity and teaching + learning, so put them together and what do you get? Teaching about creativity and learning. Ta-da!

What’s the easiest way I can help you identify your personal brand of creativity?

Sign up for my free 5 day email course. It’s good stuff – the Find Your Creativity Adventure. If you complete the activities, you will be able to identify your own personal brand of creativity by the end of the five days.

Find Your Creativity Adventure Visual Thinking: Identifying your own personal brand of creativity is just like planning an adventure. Find out how by clicking to enroll in my free 5 day email course.

 

Design Your Creative Path Course – Now Open!

The Design Your Creative Path Course is now open! Start living your most creative life immediately. Click to enroll.

The topic of creativity can be frustrating for many people simply because they have never felt that they are creative. Maybe you like the idea of creativity and living a creative life, but have not yet been able to make it happen.

But, why not?  What prevents you from living your most creative and fulfilling life?

Have you have embarked on various creative ventures in the past and have not seen them through? Do any of the following sound like you?

  • You got really excited about photography and purchased an expensive camera, but whenever you use it, you just shoot in automatic mode because you have not yet learned how to use it.
  • You bought a sewing machine, but have yet to take it out of the box.
  • You got really into biking for a while and bought a brand new expensive bike, but now it just sits in your garage or storage, just taking up space and collecting dust.
  • You have lots of ideas for a book you have always wanted to write, but have not dedicated the time to sit down and do it.
  • You like the idea of learning how to design websites or being a web designer, but have not put forth the effort into learning it.
  • You see other people start their own businesses and always think I could do that, but you haven’t yet.
  • You like the idea of creativity and being creative, but just never have felt that you were.

There are all kinds of excuses reasons why we don’t see things through that we start, but there are two main reasons why you are not yet living your most creative life:

  1. Your new hobby/passion/interest was not your actual creative spark.
  2. You didn’t make a plan for how to implement it in your life.

That’s it. That’s all there is to it.

It’s really not that difficult. It seems like it should be easy to dedicate time and effort to something that is going to make you happy, but yet, many of us don’t.

Maybe you just need some help.

My Design Your Creative Path Course will help you. Click here to sign up.

By designing a creative path, you will:

  • challenge yourself to continually learn
  • satisfy your curiosities
  • push yourself to take risks (big or small)
  • be happy and fulfilled

Your creative path does not have to be about a career move or a paycheck. Sometimes your passion/life’s work/favorite hobby might be connected to your career – other times it may not be. When I speak of your creative path I’m not saying everyone should quit their jobs and become artists.

I’m challenging you to design a path of learning, curiosity and happiness for your life based on your creative spark.

Maybe you have never thought of yourself as creative, but have always had an interest in creative pursuits. You owe it to yourself to explore your creativity further.

Or maybe your entire life is centered around your creative spark – where do you want to go next? What do you want to do with it?

  • What are you passionate about?
  • What drives you?
  • What makes you happy?
  • What are you interested in learning more about?
  • What do you want to spend your time on?

By designing a creative path for your life, you can answer these questions and get to work making changes immediately.

The Design Your Creative Path course contains 8 modules containing video guides and downloadable workbooks that I have personally created utilizing design thinking to transition you from one step to another in the process.

Click to enroll in my Design Your Creative Path Course

 

 

Click here to enroll.

Still have questions? Let’s chat. I’d love to hear from you.

 

Designing a Creative Path Can Help You Turn Ideas Into Reality

Knowing Your Creative Path Can Help You Turn Your Ideas into Reality. Click to learn more.You may have heard me mention that my new course, Design Your Creative Path is launching soon. Whether or not you ultimately decide to register for my course, you should know what a creative path is and more specifically what yours is and what role it plays in your life.

Let’s dive in.

Your creative path:

  • challenges you to continually learn
  • satisfies your curiosities
  • pushes you to take risks (big or small)
  • leaves you happy and fulfilled

Your creative path does not have to be about a career move or a paycheck. Sometimes your passion/life’s work/favorite hobby might be connected to your career – other times it may not be. When I speak of your creative path I’m not saying everyone should quit their jobs and become artists;

I’M CHALLENGING YOU TO DESIGN A PATH OF LEARNING, CURIOSITY AND HAPPINESS FOR YOUR LIFE.

So how does your life improve from knowing (and following) your creative path?

Maybe you have never thought of yourself as creative, but have always had an interest in creative pursuits. You owe it to yourself to explore your creativity further.

Or maybe your entire life is centered around your creative pursuits – where do you want to go next? What do you want to do with it?

  • What are you passionate about?
  • What drives you?
  • What makes you happy?
  • What are you interested in learning more about?
  • What do you want to spend your time on?

By designing a creative path for your life, you can answer these questions and get to work making changes immediately.

So how does your life improve from knowing (and following) your creative path?

You are living intentionally. You are making a choice to do something daily (or weekly or however often) that makes you happy and fulfilled.

You are acknowledging that you need more, that you need something else.

When you think about your creative path, I’m not saying you have to join a knitting club with a bunch of 85 year old women. I’m saying you need to find your creative spark (need help with that? Click here) and then determine a way to make that a part of your daily life.

REMEMBER CREATIVITY DOESN’T HAVE TO EQUAL ART.

My favorite definition of creativity is turning ideas into reality. Think about it. It can apply to anything. Not just sewing, knitting, scrapbooking, drawing, painting, photography, etc. It does apply to all of those I listed, but not only to those.

Too often people hear creativity and think it only applies to arts & crafts. Simply not true.

TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY.

The possibilities are endless, but before you can design your creative path, you do need to find your creative spark (click here).

WHAT IDEA DO YOU WANT TO TURN INTO REALITY?

By designing a creative path, you acknowledge your creative spark (your ideas) and make a plan for turning them into a reality.

Free Email Series: Find Your CREATIVE SPARK Adventure

Free 5 Day Email Course - Find Your CREATIVE SPARK Adventure. Click to signup now.

 

Today’s the day – You can now sign up for my free 5 day email course, Find Your CREATIVE SPARK Adventure.

In case you aren’t sure what a creative spark is, the short answer is it can be just about anything. Your creative spark can be:

  • Something you want to start – a business, a podcast, an event
  • Something you want to try – singing with a band, painting a portrait, traveling alone
  • Something you want to learn – how to speak another language, how to knit, how to build a table
  • Something you want to create – a workshop, a movement, a class

The long answer? You will have to sign up for the email course. Check your inbox each day for five days to find emails guiding you step by step through the process of finding your creative spark. Click the graphic below to join the Adventure!

Free Email Series: Find Your CREATIVE SPARK Adventure. Check your inbox each day for five days to find emails guiding you step by step through the process of finding your creative spark. Click to join the Adventure!

 

Challenge Your Creativity – A Free Course

Challenge Your Creativity - a free, self-paced course from Greens & Blues Co. Click here to sign up for a course designed to challenge you through creativity + learning.

The Challenge Your Creativity Course  – a free course for anyone who wants to do just that: challenge your creativity through inspiration and learning. You will start thinking about creativity and as a result, start creating!

This course is made up of 10 sections. Each section includes a required reading and a challenge to put what you learned into action. Some readings will actually be on the subject of creativity while others will just provide that much needed creative spark; it is up to you to decide how to respond.

All of the required readings will either be links online or books that can be found at your local library. Of course, you can buy the book as well if you totally love it.

Each challenge will include actionable steps needed to complete it.

There is no timeline for completing this course, it’s yours forever. However, I hope that you will consider sharing your thoughts, insights, and creations in the comments section.

Challenge Your Creativity - a free, self-paced course from Greens & Blues Co. Click here to sign up for a course designed to challenge you through creativity + learning.