Apply now for this year’s annual Healing and Self-Expression Retreat in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, Peru A twelve year journey into the heart of creativity and innovation For well over a decade now, I’ve been obsessed with three questions: What is creativity? Why does it have such universal appeal? How can we have […]
Do you have a pile in your inbox that’s just getting bigger? Are there unpaid bills, unreturned phone calls, repairs to your car, your bike, your home, or your computer that you’ve been putting off? What about your health? Do you have a sore tooth, a persistent ache, or something that you know needs […]
Do you long to THRIVE both CREATIVELY and FINANCIALLY? Check out Ann Rea’s course Making Art, Making Money Today. Marketing has been an essential and super-fun aspect of growing Creativity Matters. But it wasn’t always that way. There was a time, not so long ago, that I viewed marketing as a total drain, and something […]
Shakespeare grieved the loss of his 11-year-old son while writing Hamlet. Picasso’s most impactful painting mourned the atrocities of Guernica, the first civilian bombing in the history of the world. Pearl Jam’s Ten, an album that has sold over ten million copies, was created as the founding members, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament, mourned the loss of their […]
So many new entrepreneurs get lost in creating a brand identity for their business, often putting too much money and thought into how a logo or website should look, but not focusing enough on what impact that logo or website will have on their audience. This branding exercise should help you quickly create a solid […]
Filmed in early August 2012 in the High Sierras, in a place named by Creative Expert, Austin Hill Shaw and his friend William James Okin as The Universal Ground of Everything, with Padmasambhava Peak and Ganesh in the background, Austin explores the links between creativity and nature in his annual wilderness retreat space. http://youtu.be/fZrtBE08mjM About the […]
In this clip, filmed on August 1st, 2012, creativity expert, Austin Hill Shaw answers an important question from a concerned parent, “How can we teach our children to be more creative?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePZxMpKz3S4 About the Creativity Q & A Series: Creativity is more important than ever these days. In these times of rampant automation and outsourcing, our […]
In this clip, filmed on July 25, 2012, creativity expert Austin Hill Shaw explores the links between creativity and intoxication. Thank you for your courage and willingness to bring your own creative gifts into the world!
Filmed on July 18th, 2012, creativity expert Austin Hill Shaw answers a question pertaining to creativity in groups: When working on a large creative project how do you select your teammates?
In this clip, filmed on July 11, 2012, Creativity Expert, Austin Hill Shaw, speaks on how to maintain your creative edge over time. Good clip to watch, especially for freelancers and entrepreneurs. http://youtu.be/3ufUjPSQO00