The Imperfect Storm

a survival guide for your creative drive

Jason Theodor
Sep 11, 2018 · 5 min read

Creativity is a beautiful mess, an imperfect storm. But there are ways to boost your core strengths and mitigate your worst impulses. By striving to understand whether your creative pursuits are lead by your hands, your head, or your heart, you can apply a new perspective on your own approach.

Please note that this article will be embellished and improved over time, to include the full dialogue of the presentation along with the slides.

This presentation was first given at the CAMP Festival in Calgary in 2018, then edited and re-presented at FITC Toronto in 2019.

These bespoke, hand-sketched (on an iPad) slides are all available here to view, download, and share (with accreditation, of course).

The Creative Type Test v4b

And while you’re here, take the Creative Type Test v4b to get a more objective take on your own creative core! What kind of creator are you? Do you lead with your hands, your head, or your heart? Let’s find out! 👇

The Creative ________

It's not how creative you are, but how you are creative. This book defines the 3 basic elements of creativity, reveals your default creative type, and helps you fill your creative toolbox with practices & exercises that strengthen your ability to create more, better, different.

Jason Theodor

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is a Director of Imagination/Speaker/Writer/Geek who is trying to comprehend his surroundings. He’s also writing a book: https://medium.com/creative-ignition

The Creative ________

It's not how creative you are, but how you are creative. This book defines the 3 basic elements of creativity, reveals your default creative type, and helps you fill your creative toolbox with practices & exercises that strengthen your ability to create more, better, different.