Episode 028: Deliberate Creativity & Embracing Vulnerability {Beth Miller}

Beth Miller is the Executive Director of the Creative Education Foundation, a non-profit which produces CPSI, the world’s longest-running creativity conference. We talk about deliberate creativity, embracing vulnerability, and how a paper Beth wrote as an undergraduate has been adapted into a play.

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Beth Miller is the Executive Director of the Creative Education Foundation, a non-profit which produces CPSI, the world’s longest-running creativity conference. We talk about deliberate creativity, embracing vulnerability, and how a paper Beth wrote as an undergraduate has been adapted into a play. 

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Other resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Learn more about the Creative Problem Solving process, including Divergent and Convergent thinking. 
  • I interviewed CPSI 2017 keynote speaker, artist & improv theater facilitator Gary Hirsch on episode 26
  • Jane O’Meara Sanders, founder of the Sanders Institute (and wife of Bernie), will be the 2018 CPSI keynote speaker. She’ll address the topic of approaching problems with applied imagination, the importance of creativity and arts in education and society, and the role that creativity can play in helping people imagine and create what’s possible rather than what is.
  • YouthWise is CPSI’s concurrent creativity conference for kids and teens, aged 8 to 17.
  • An Education in Prudence is a new play by Stefan Lanfer based on a paper Beth wrote as an undergraduate.
  • We mentioned Brené Brown’s book Rising Strong in our conversation about vulnerability.

 

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