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Unleashing Creativity and Innovation: Nine Lessons from Nature for Enterprise Growth and Career Success by Madan Birla

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Part III

Seven Unleashing Creativity Lessons from Nature for Creating the Requirements

Creative potential is always alive and vital within us. We break it open and release it by letting go of limiting beliefs about who we are and by realizing what we are capable of becoming. The magnificence that resides within the seed of what becomes a giant Sequoia tree is the same magnificence that also indwells us.

—Kathy Juline, Science of Mind, December 2010

Nature: A Rich Resource for Understanding Ourselves

All ideas—including creative ideas—originate in our mind. By better understanding how our minds work, we can use this knowledge to unleash our natural creative potential. One avenue for better understanding our mind—our own nature—is to study Mother Nature, that is, the principles at work in nature at large.

Meaning, moods, the whole scale of our inner experience, finds in nature “the correspondences” through which we may know our boundless selves.

Kathleen Raine, quoted by Sarah Ban Breathnach in, ‘Simple Abundance’

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only tune in.

George Washington Carver

Nature is a teacher with great wisdom to impart; our job is not to subdue or protect ourselves from it, but to enjoy its beauty and learn what we can of its secrets.

Barry Ebert, Science of Mind, May 2009

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Juvenal, Satires

Nature: A Fertile Environment for Creative Thinking ...

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