edited by Steven Dahlberg:
by Steven Dahlberg:
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A blog edited about aging,
creativity, purpose, transition, learning, retirement, work and well-being.
A blog exploring ideas about creativity, creative thinking, creative
problem solving, innovation, applied imagination, education, creative
studies and more.
Elder Care blog
News and information about the Elder Care Expos events in Minnesota,
as well as general information about elder care resources for baby boomers,
their parents and elders.
Creative Community: Sculpting Society by Choice, Not by Chance
Steven Dahlberg contributed this piece to a cooperatively-produced issue
of New Village Online, which has has just been released on the theme
Democracy's Magic." The four articles explore creativity,
communities and democracy.
and Be Heard: Creativity, Aging, and Community Engagement
[By Steven Dahlberg - For Americans for
the Arts - USA] White paper about creativity, arts and aging, written by Steven Dahlberg as a follow up to the
Foundation National Arts Forum Series. "Arts and aging is neither
just about art, nor just about aging. Rather, it is about creativity and
positive engagement -- that is, creativity as both a goal and a process for
shaping the self and society. ... It is through such creative thinking and
self-expression that people connect with others and shape the world. Such a
work of art is a lifelong process," writes Dahlberg who is also a
partner in Elder Care Expos, LLC.
[By Steven Dahlberg - Training magazine - USA] Many changes in
the corporate world have impacted the quality of life of people who are
nearing retirement age. When those 50-plus began their careers, they often
expected to work for one organization for 40 years, then retire (and stop
working) at a set age and receive a pension. But the rules have changed and
these workers are facing very different work and post-work lives.
Your Child's Creativity
[By Steven Dahlberg - The Phoenix - USA] Creativity – in
children and adults – can be unleashed to regularly experience, discover
and foster the power of one’s imagination.
- Aging: A Migratory Experience
[By Steven Dahlberg - The Phoenix - USA] We have all found ourselves in
various new places - whether physically or mentally - including new
jobs, new neighborhoods, new cities, new marriages, new relationships,
divorces and deaths. These experiences require skills for adapting,
changing and imagining new possibilities.
Creativity By Choice, Not By Chance: A Mindset for
Surviving the Ageing Workplace
[By Steven Dahlberg - Knowledge Management News - UK] If we learn
to live with a creative worldview – where we suspend judgment, think
divergently, seek many alternatives, become aware of this moment, and connect
beyond ourselves – we can radically transform the way we choose to engage in
life and meaningfully create joy-filled vocations and careers.
[By Steven Dahlberg - Global Knowledge Review]
When is the last time you sat down and wrote out a Great Workplace Manifesto – one, where if all the stars aligned to create that place, you’d most like to spend eight to ten hours a day?
We face a choice everyday about creating meaningful jobs, work and workplaces – places where our creative spirit is tapped, encouraged and supported.
Education and Change
This book by educator Berenice
Bleedorn - Education is Everybody's Business: A Wake-Up Call to Advocates
of Educational Change - really makes the case for the deliberate teaching
of thinking - creative and critical - in education. It also links the
importance of education to a thriving democracy. An idea in the book - that
"democracy deserves the best thinking possible" - offers a great way
to begin thinking about any number of political issues in the
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