The Power of Yes: Developing and Nurturing Your Creative Potential
iUniverse, 2007 - 196 pages
You have within you the power to create. Creativity allows you to reach your potential, regardless your field of endeavor. Creativity embraces the way you think and feel. The question becomes, "What has to occur so that your creative juices can flow?" This book discusses the nature of the creative process and how establishing a positive environment is instrumental in revealing, identifying, and nurturing the talents and abilities you possess. "Starr Cline's book provides a very comprehensive update of the most important concepts in the study of creativity. Educators and others interested in creativity and innovation today will find this book a valuable resource." Sidney J. Parnes Professor Emeritus, State University of Buffalo Founder of the Creative Studies Program "In The Power of Yes, Starr Cline has provided the fields of creativity and human development with a poignant contribution. Her work combines solid grounding in research in creativity and psychology with her years of significant professional experience. The book is rich with information about the role of creativity in striving for and reaching human potential. I am impressed with how the author addresses issues of human intelligence and makes them very palatable to the reader. It is a must read and an important guide for educators, concerned parents, as well as any other adults who realize that continued growth is an option we all have." Doris J. Shallcross, Ed.D. Professor Emerita, University of Massachusetts/Amherst Past President, Creative Education Foundation "Starr Cline's book The Power of Yes is for those who believe in the power of creativity, and those who want to believe in it. The book has the power to amaze and inspire with an incredible array of information about creativity and its importance in the full development of human potential." Dorothy Sisk Director of the Center for Creativity, Innovation and Leadership Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
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