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What To Do If A Big Idea Is Tugging At You: The Two Edged Sword.

By Sandy Sims / December 16, 2017

This is often one of the biggest decisions we have to make from time to time. It calls for all of our creative and intuitive decision making courage. Often it is a very powerful urge to go and do something like be a teacher in a foreign country or pursue a  compelling idea that you have no […]

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Where in the World Are We Going?

By Sandy Sims / June 18, 2011

We are living in such sensational times whether  political, economic, social or environmental that it is difficult to grasp the consequences. One thing for sure that will be happening is that our creative thinking will look for ways to make it more palatable and force us to become more open minded about where it is […]

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The Other Taliesin at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Winter Home

By Sandy Sims / November 17, 2010

If one is invited back of the main buildings at Taliesin West in Scottsdale Arizona,  you will find yourself  walking a road or trails through the dessert landscape as it has existed for thousands of years. The entire Taliesin compound sits on 600 acres.  Out here one  will find the homes of long time members […]

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How Art Stimulates Creative Thinking

By Sandy Sims / October 19, 2010

In a seminal article in the Harvard Business Review entitled “America’s Looming Creativity Crisis” by Richard Florida Oct 01, 2004 his opening remark was, “The strength of the American economy does not rest on its manufacturing prowess, its natural resources, or the size of its market. It turns on one factor–the country’s openness to new ideas.” Skip forward […]