The ABC's of Creativity

As I’ve worked with students and professionals on building mindsets that are conducive to creativity, I’ve realized that there are a handful of qualities that are essential to successfully implementing this mindset and using it on a daily basis. In this talk, I want to share these ideas along with ways to cultivate them in your daily life.

  • Broad-Mindedness
  • Collaboration
  • Determination
  • Execution
  • Flexibility
  • Bonuses: Allyship/Advocacy + Growth Mindset

About Amma

Amma Marfo is a thoughtful yet incurably silly independent higher education professional, writer, and editor based in Boston, MA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island, and a Master of Education from the University of South Florida.

Her first book, THE I’S HAVE IT: Reflections on Introversion in Student Affairs, was released in January 2014; her second, LIGHT IT UP, was released in October 2015.

She is an outspoken advocate for creativity, believes strongly in the power of humor, and looks forward to helping you find the way you live and work best. Her other interests include live comedy, surfing, trivia, and gluten-free cooking/baking. You can follow her on Twitter @ammamarfo.