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The Startup Squad

By Stephanie Gardner, OCC Durant “When my circle got smaller, my vision got clearer.” For aspiring entrepreneurs, there is no shortage of how-to books or small business seminars from which to learn the mainstream steps to success. A simple Google search will return nearly a million results. In Durant alone, we have at least six

By | 2017-10-25T09:21:34+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When It’s a Good Thing to Burst Your Bubble

By Lucy Swanson, OCC Guthrie As a community, we are constantly engaged in the creative process of finding new, more effective ways to serve the wonderful people that inhabit Guthrie. It isn’t an easy process. It isn’t simple either. It is a journey. And it is an adventure. Finding our way to building our community

By | 2017-10-19T21:31:24+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Creative Communities: A State of Mind

By Loran Mayes, OCC - Altus Oklahoma Creative Communities is more than meets the eye. Is it a program? Is it a project? Is it an event?  Well, here in Altus it has become a state of mind. Not only did they come in and take our “but that’s just how we do it” statements

By | 2017-10-04T11:54:28+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Changing the Outcome of the Game

By Ed Long - Creative Oklahoma & Cross Sector Innovations   At an event hosted recently by Creative Oklahoma, I listened to Thunder general manager Sam Presti, a newly appointed Oklahoma Creativity Ambassador, talk about the creativity that takes place on the basketball court. Men and women are given a ball and have to create something.

Philanthropreneurship | How The Creative Democracy Can Transform Communities

By Susan McCalmont In a growing world of complexity and change, we are all being challenged to imagine new solutions for the collective problems facing us, and even develop new definitions for what it means to be part of a civil society where civic discourse is encouraged and celebrated. A global shift is making space

By | 2017-07-03T15:18:31+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

THE OKLAHOMA CREATIVE COMMUNITIES PROJECT IS ON!

  THE OKLAHOMA CREATIVE COMMUNITIES PROJECT IS ON! Communities throughout Oklahoma may now apply for the Oklahoma Creative Communities Project, a new initiative of Creative Oklahoma.  The project will foster, encourage and highlight the creativity of communities who solve local issues with new ideas and innovation which advance their local economy and life quality.  Communities

By | 2016-10-19T16:26:18+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments