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Wednesday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dung Beetles, Drums and Deserts: Lessons in Creativity from Africa

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In this session, we will share our 4-step process for growing creativity. The process likens creativity development to the restoration of a buried, treasured oil lamp. The steps involve digging out, cleaning off, filling up and lighting. Each step will include practical activities for participants to do in the session as well as exercises or tools or inspiration for them to take away with them. We will illustrate the process and provide insight using anecdotes from a variety of African sources, ranging from bushveld creatures to South African townships to archaeological digs in Egypt. The session will be delivered using a digital mind map. Many of our participants have commented that they really enjoy learning via mind maps as they find the flow easy to follow and the key points easy to remember. We will include humour, participant input, intrigue and fun.

In this Coffee Break you will:
  • Learn to identify what could be holding your creativity back.
  • Learn practical steps to take your creativity to the next level.
  • Be exposed to activities, resources and tools that you can begin using right away.

Speakers
avatar for Celia Falkenberg

Celia Falkenberg

Director, Creativity Wake-Up
Celia's background is as an architect, entrepreneur and fine artist. Celia co-founded Creativity Wake-Up two years ago. She has facilitated CPS with a few of their clients and has facilitated many learning sessions with corporate clients, NGO groups and public sessions both in person... Read More →
avatar for Nina Pearse

Nina Pearse

Director, Creativity Wake-Up
Nina has been working in people development roles for nearly twenty years, with a focus in the last decade on leadership and management. She is an experienced facilitator and has delivered training on 5 continents over the past two decades. Two years ago, she founded Creativity Wake-Up... Read More →


Wednesday June 16, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
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