$7.53 – $17

Creative Courage Workshop with Alex Raffi May 11

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Public Works Coffee Bar (Conference Room)

314 SOUTH WATER STREET

HENDERSON, Nevada 89015

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Creative Courage is a workshop designed over the years by Alex Raffi, a lifelong artist who has worked as creative director for his marketing firm, Imagine communications, for the last 18 years. In the workshop, we deconstruct the creative process that all of us use as individuals and groups. We try to remind ourselves of the creative tools we have forgotten about and try to find ways of encouraging our creative intuition. Creativity is not a thing anyone can be taught, but it can be remembered. The best moments are when the ideas expressed in the workshop begin to feel familiar. This is a common feeling with most who participate in the Creative Courage workshop. In the end, you will leave with a renewed perspective and hopefully feel that you may have been wrong in your judgment of your creative capacity.

A few testimonials:

"The YES, Inc. classroom at Foothill High School would like to thank Alex Raffi, for taking the time out of his busy schedule to talk to our students. With the help of Alex's presentation on creativity, our students are better prepared for their futures. They understand that they all possess talents and are capable of using their creative side to enrich their lives. Through the presentation, students were enlightened by the knowledge and information which helped make the connection between high school and to college and careers. The presentation helped students look at their significant skills and encouraged them to continue to develop in areas of teamwork, communication, and organization. Alex helped students understand that the transition from high school to career is easier than they think when they learn to use creativity to their advantage. We are thankful for his generous contribution to the classroom and for helping students find their creative edge in becoming productive future members of the community."
- Cindy McLeod, Business Teacher at Foothill High School”


A man walks into a college classroom full of students and starts shouting. Nobody hits the deck. Nobody believes they’re in danger. Everybody is smiling because Alex Raffi is here, he is the one shouting, and Creative Courage has begun.

This is a room overflowing with art students. These people are already open to artistic concepts but are in need of confidence. Creative Courage helps them build that confidence. Alex takes them through doubt to self assurance. He reinforces that doubt is a part of creativity: it is acceptable, required, and essential.

Creative people need more than just a ringmaster though, so Alex provides them with a roadmap to bolster their creativity.
He raises questions most of my students feel and ponder. He lets them know they’re not alone, and that those questions in and of themselves are important.

What resonates with me as an established artist and professor is how Alex challenges our need for comfort within a sometimes uncomfortable creative life. Alex is there to remind us that whatever one’s station or place, we all need the courage to be creative, not just in our artistic world but in our lives as well.

–Tom Dowling
Professor
Orange Coast College


He had some good nuggets for us within the presentation, including changing out attitudes about being creative and removing the obstacles that can slow down our creative process.
-Zappos

Alex, I keep thinking of those stories you told about your art, and they are so compelling, I don't think I'll ever forget those concepts. I really enjoy spending time somewhere that changes me in some permanent way.
- Cheryl Snow - CLASS Personal Development

I don’t remember enjoying any “business” event more than the discussions we had this morning. It was a great group and you led the discussion in a way that tapped into a lot of pent up creativity. You sure got me thinking about things in a different way.
-David G. DeMott

I like fun and strive to create a culture for my employees that makes them want to come to work. At times it can be difficult because I can get loaded down with all the day-to-day just like every other owner and I simply forget. Seminars like yours reminds me of the culture I want for my employees and myself.
Planning the “fun” was a great tip. I never thought of that.
- Mary Marriott - President/CEO Just Ask Mary

I would like to use some of the information to help teens keep their creativity and us it in their future.
- Norma Delbendis

The "Idea Arc" graph was brilliant. Few charts effectively display complex ideas in a clear, effective and simple way, and this one is a text-book classic of such a graph done right.
- Marek Biernacinski

Some blogs written by others inspired by Creative Courage talk.

Creativeity in the Workplace I Craig Galati
http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/heart-business/2011/mar/14/creativity-workplace/

Creativity | Eric M. Roberts
http://ericmroberts.com/2011/06/creativity-2/

Creativity is Key to Every Busines
http://imlworldwide.com/hai/blog/tag/creativity/
"Amazing insights with great ideas to inspire me and the folks I work with. So easy to implement!"
-Victor M. Leach


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