In anthropology, they teach that similar environments lead to similar cultural outcomes. In other words, a desert community’s culture will resemble that of another desert community, but the desert communities will likely look very different from a jungle community.
In architecture, an architect designs a space to allow for certain functions and purposes. She would design a space for a family to live in very differently than a space for an orchestra to play.
A former, brilliant colleague of mine often talked about “scaffolding” with regard to the organization, for which we worked. She taught me how to build organizational policies, systems, and structures that would lead to results from our staff, that were inline with our values and expectations.
A sculptor will build an armature to direct the sculpture - to support it - to allow it to take shape. She will not be able to create her sculpture without this support system.
So, assuming we have creative dreams and ambitions, I wonder how can we build structure and support into our everyday lives to help us achieve those dreams and ambitions. What scaffolding can we build that will free us to create our heart’s desire? What tools can help us build the armature of our creative lives?
Building our own support systems and structures means knowing and owning our weaknesses. It also means knowing how to plan for the successes and failures. I’m super excited to be bringing some new tools and support systems to help you with your weakness and planning.
Specifically, I will be unveiling two new tools to help in realizing your creative dreams.
In addition to these two supportive systems/tools - I will be offering my services as a Creativity Coach. I will be offering “one on one” support to anyone looking for someone to encourage them, give direction, and and to help them work through the ups and downs of creating.
So, stay tuned to big things are coming this Thursday!
Can’t wait to see what you make!
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Anna Lentz, artist, writer, and creativity coach who blogs about making a creative life connected with nature at Spring Bird.