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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

Article from NewsOK | Point of View: New perspectives can help Oklahomans with intellectual, developmental disabilities

By Wanda Felty and Ed Long   Social innovation requires that we not only look for new solutions to problems, but that we also look at the problem through multiple lenses. A new lens for viewing social challenges can offer insight into new, complementary solutions. The challenges faced by Oklahomans with intellectual and developmental disabilities

By | 2017-05-31T16:16:36+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Finding a Way to Yes – The Power of Creativity and Innovation

I had the opportunity to listen to an amazing individual last night.  Her name is Jill Castilla.  She discussed the challenges of growing up in a midwestern small town and the winding path that led to her current success.  Jill battled her way through her first two years of college before finally enlisting in the

By | 2016-11-30T09:25:29+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments