Michele Cassou, French Painter, Teacher, Author [link]

The unfolding of the unexpected becomes the energy that drives you. You discover how thirsty you are for exploration without analysis. You become strangely at home in a place you can’t define. You are truly creating.

Robert I. Fitzhenry, Canadian Publisher [Wikipedia]

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don’t let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

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Linda Naiman, Founder, Creativity At Work [link]

For innovation to flourish, organisations must create an environment that fosters creativity; bringing together multi-talented groups of people who work in close collaboration together — exchanging knowledge, ideas and shaping the direction of the future.

Steven Covey, Author, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People [Wikipedia]

The creative process is also the most terrifying part because you don’t know exactly what’s going to happen or where it is going to lead. You don’t know what new dangers and challenges you’ll find. It takes an enormous amount of internal security to begin with the spirit of adventure, discovery, and creativity. Without doubt, you have to leave the comfort zone of base camp and confront an entirely new and unknown wilderness.

Edward de Bono, Maltese Physician, Psychologist and Inventor [Wikipedia]

As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases. It is no longer enough to do the same thing better … no longer enough to be efficient and solve problems.

Warren Bennis, American Consultant and Professor on Leadership [Wikipedia]

There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.

Ai Weiwei, Chinese Artist and Activist [Wikipedia]

Creativity is the power to reject the past, to change the status quo, and to seek new potential. Simply put, aside from using one’s imagination — perhaps more importantly — creativity is the power to act.