ABOUT US 

 

 

OUR PURPOSE IS TO HELP YOU WAKE UP  TO YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL

We firmly believe that most of us and by inclination, most of our businesses, are operating sub-par when it comes to creativity. 

This is not ok! Because there are so many problems to solve, the world needs us all to be operating with all the creative intelligence we can muster. 

We've made it our mission to work with individuals and organisations offering courses, resources, training and consulting on developing creative thinking and a culture of innovation.

 

 
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OUR FOUNDERS

Celia Falkenberg

CELIA FALKENBERG

Celia is a creative educator and architect with a vision to transform business and society by helping people tap into their creativity. She believes that all humans are inherently creative. As co-founder of Creativity Wake-Up, her passion and purpose is to inspire and equip people to imagine, and bring into being, creative solutions to challenges, opportunities and everyday life.

Celia has an honours degree in architecture from UCT and graduated with distinction for a masters degree in housing and urbanisation from the Architectural Association in London. She owned and ran an architectural practice for fifteen years.   She uses her experience as an architect and business owner to design and facilitate creative learning.

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Nina Pearse

NINA PEARSE

Nina Pearse is a learning facilitator who has made it her goal to push her creativity to the limits and to help others do the same. She uses her positivity, energy and learning experience to help entrepreneurs, moms, leaders and seekers to become better problem solvers and more creative thinkers.  

Nina has an honours degree in business science from UCT and is an Agile Talent professional. She has worked in learning and change related roles for nearly twenty years as a management consultant, human resources specialist and leadership practitioner, both in South Africa and the UK.

 

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OUR PARTNERS

GRAYFEATHER CONSULTING

Grayfeather Consulting is a consultancy and professional services company focussing on delivering Organisational Design (OD) services that enable organisations to thrive and survive in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

We are impressed by the strategic thinking and future-focussed vision at Grayfeather and love working with them.

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PAN AFRICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 

The PACC brings the African business community together to optimize business results. The chamber is committed to provide businesses with training and opportunities to expand and thrive.

Creativity Wake-Up has partnered with the PACC to bring African business leaders the latest research and training in creative thinking so that they can nurture the creative cultures needed to innovate and thrive for decades to come.

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BIGGERPLATE

Biggerplate is the global home of mind mapping templates, tutorials, and training. Biggerplate is the global home of mind mapping with over 160,000 registered members contributing and using over 17,000 mind maps for business, education and more.  Biggerplate.com operates around the world, and is based in London, UK.

The team at Biggerplate is smart, friendly, down-to-earth and a pleasure to work with.

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OUR AFFILIATES

Celia Falkenberg

MELISSA SUTHERLAND

Vindigo Travel, CAPE TOWN

Melissa is a dynamic, creative and multi-talented entrepreneur. She's a professional Wine Tourism Guide in Cape Town and is Managing Director of a curated travel business. She has also served as a professional diplomat, promoting bilateral relations between South Africa and the United States. In this role she organised conferences for high ranking government offices and wrote speeches for the Consul-General. She is a fascinating to talk to and fabulous to work with.

 

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JULIANA KHALIL

Juliana Khalil Lifestyle Coaching, DUBAI

Juliana is a Tony Buzan Licensed Instructor and Mbraining coach. Her innovative training seminars incorporate interactive graphic techniques by Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind maps. She has developed powerful programs for children and adults, focusing on French, Arabic and English language learning, memory training, soft skills (business etiquette, communications skills, team building activities) and business leadership.

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DEBBIE LAUBSCHER

iSimplifi Computer Training, CAPE TOWN

Debbie is a sharp and enthusiastic software trainer, with an incredible ability to distill complex computer problems into simple language that everyone can understand. She is patient and kind and brings a bright sparkle to every interaction. 

She has a broad understanding of computer programmes and uses her business to equip and enable students to use technology to their advantage. 

 

 

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VICTORIA WICKINS

Avisha Wellness and Fiit Warriors, LONDON

Victoria's drive for wellness, justice and poverty relief is boundless. She founded Fiit Warriors to raise awareness and funding for refugees in the Middle East, whilst getting her followers fit and healthy. Her wellness company, Avisha, uses sustainably sourced essential oils to restore strength and energy to her customers. 

 
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JOHNNY MUTEBA

Founder at Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Mother Africa Films, LOS ANGELES

Johnny is a unique and passionate visionary. His work is inspired by his responsibility to Africa. Having worked in media and entertainment for many years, he founded the Pan African Chamber of Comerce to promote entrepreneurial business growth in Africa. He has moved to California to promote African creativity in the West. 

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WHERE TO START?

If you're new to Creativity Wake-Up, here are some great places to start:

  • Find out what we think about in our Blog
  • Take our quiz to find out what could be killing your creativity
  • See our recommended videos on YouTube
  • Start reading about your creative capacity: recommended books here

 

WHAT'S NEXT?

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Why should we all use our creative power...? Because there is nothing that makes people so generous, joyful, lively bold and compassionate, so indifferent to fighting and the accumulation of objects and money. 

 

BRENDA UELAND