Turning Your Creative Differences into Your Greatest Strengths
Enjoy host Kelly Galea’s interview with David Goldstein, author of Creative You: Using Your Personality Type To Thrive. We discuss how understanding personality type and its connection to your creative style will help you to create value by following your passions and enjoy your life to the fullest.
Why does creativity matter to us?
It’s important for everyone but creativity is essential for entrepreneurs.
- Rapid Change brings Unprecedented Problems
- Demographic shift –More diverse & aging populations.
- Increased Demand for Limited Resources
- To Become More Engaged at Work
- Global competition – how can we remain competitive – “Our creativity is the only thing that can’t be outsourced”
- If we leave creativity to others, we will be left behind.
Today we are moving from an Information Economy > Creative Economy.
Problem is, not everyone thinks of themselves as creative! Click on the listen now button below to discover an exciting way to look at the world, and learn how to apply creativity to your own preferences to develop a more meaningful life.
An author, management consultant, speaker and the originator of the “creative-type” concept, David Goldstein speaks about how everyone can be creative in their own way using their natural strengths. He is the author of the recent book: Creative You: Using Your Personality Type To Thrive, published by Simon & Schuster in 2013.
David is a researcher with a science background and an M.B.A. in Management of Science, Technology and Innovation, who uncharacteristically is also an internationally recognized artist. His exhibits were featured in the South China Morning Post, Where Magazine, Orientations Magazine, and Hong Kong Magazine among others. He was recently commission by the Pan American Health Organization/WHO to create their symbol to promote and protect human rights and David was invited to speak before a global televised audience for World Health Day.
As an entrepreneur for nearly 25 years, David founded an early digital imaging company, pioneered one of the first Internet startups creating an award-winning web-directory company. David also founded a research firm specializing in intellectual property, providing clients with information on the novelty and infringement of patents. Over the years, he has served as a consultant to technology start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, universities, hospitals, and government agencies. David has spoken at the Association of Psychological International’s Conventions, written for The Bulletin of Psychological Type, and posts the Courageously Creative blog. He has also been interviewed by Psychology Today and Innovative Excellence.
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