New Year, New You: Keep Your Resolution with Creativity

By Beth Slazack, Manager, Creative Problem Solving Institute How many times do we utter, read, or even think “new year, new me!”? And what has it ever done for us? Not much, if truth be told. And why is that? Well, it’s not really designed to be helpful. It’s designed to be catchy – and catchy isn’t usually helpful. Let’s look at some phrases that do... Read more »

Creative Conferences Inspire Creative Workplaces

By Steven T. Dahlberg, Director, Creative Problem Solving Institute Creative workplaces inspire. To adapt workplaces to be creative, we must first discover who we are as creative people and creative workers. Alex Osborn – the inventor of brainstorming – founded the Creative Education Foundation (CEF) and its primary program, the Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI), because he knew that all people are creative and that... Read more »

CPSI Registration Opens December 16!

CPSI 2017 Registration opens December 16! Be sure to register early to take advance of the 30% off Early Bird special. In the meantime, check out our revamped CPSI website. We are currently accepting CPSI Workshop proposals. If you have a creativity, innovation, or change leadership course to share, we want to read... Read more »

Steven T. Dahlberg, CPSI Director

Steven returns to resume the role he held from 2003 to 2006 while General Manager of the Creative Education Foundation bringing 25 years of creativity training, teaching, writing, and leadership experience to CPSI. CEF and CPSI partner Donna Milani Luther states, “Whenever I attend a great creativity conference that I really love, I see that Steve Dahlberg ran it.” Please join us in welcoming Steven... Read more »

Save the Dates for CPSI 2017!

Save the Dates! CPSI 2017 will be held from June 13-18th at the University of Buffalo Amherst. Save the dates now and watch for registration later this year. If you are planning to bring your team or a group of friends, save 30% full registration prices for groups of 5 or more. Contact for more... Read more »