By attending the Creative Problem Solving Institute as I aged out of elementary school, I was able to grow and develop my creative thinking, taking what I was learning in the abstract and applying my new knowledge to a more practical setting – my life.
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By Duane Wilson, Program Manager, Office of Continuous Improvement, Notre Dame University; and Board Chair, Creative Education Foundation I am amazed by those who have attended the Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI) for more than 25 years. Their commitment to professional and personal growth is impressive. I must admit, at my first CPSI in Atlanta, I was both amazed and surprised. I was surprised because I could not understand how after 20 years, the same conference could continue to have an impact. Well, this year will be my sixth consecutive CPSI and I think I get it. While I’m still young in CPSI years, I continue to find great value as it serves two very important purposes in my life: lifelong learning and personal innovation. I hope CPSI’s continued success will allow me to one day be a 25-year participant. Like many of you, I am committed to being a life-long learner. I believe what Einstein said, “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” Each year as I choose the sessions to attend, I look for sessions that will introduce me to new content, as well as sessions that will deepen my knowledge of what I already know. […]