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.
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. Nina is an adjunct faculty member at the GIBS Gordon Institute of Business Science, Africa's leading business school.
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.
GIBS GORDON INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS SCIENCE
GIBS is Africa’s leading Business School. Nina Pearse is an adjunct faculty member at GIBS. She has created an Online Masterclass, Creativity for Business, which is hosted and accredited by GIBS. The course is further accredited by The Financial Planning Institute. Leverage your creative intelligence to get unstuck and become a more agile, resilient and inventive thinker with this powerful course.
The Creative ID is powerful tool that shows how (rather than if) you are creative. It is a visual and memorable way of identifying your creative strengths and weaknesses across five core creative thinking styles. It was created by a European innovation leader partnering with specialists at the University of Sheffield. We love working with this tool and have been impressed by how simple and how powerful it is in building creative confidence and helping teams move to a more creative and innovative culture.
HR Synthesis is a full service HR consultancy with a passion for growing people and business. They journey with their clients as they navigate through the rapidly changing business landscape.
We are excited to partner with the dynamic team at HR Synthesis on an upcoming project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.