Jane A.G. Kise

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Jane Kise is a writer, education consultant, and corporate trainer. Her 25 books range from finding meaning [Discover Who You Are] to teambuilding [Work it Out] to resources for educators [Creating a Coaching Culture for Professional Learning Communities]. She is a past president of the Association for Psychological Type International, an organization dedicated to constructive use of differences.

Creativity Rules! Or, Why You Need Creative Play

Is there any creative dream you’ve been avoiding? Playing an instrument, learning to dance, writing poetry, painting, designing a quilt…??? Let’s explore what pursuing that idea might bring. Because here's my point:

Creative "play," no matter how old you are, or how serious your goals, can recharge you for your true "work."


Read on to grasp the value of play!

Last November, I did a crazy thing f... Read more of this blog post »
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Lifekeys: Discover Who You Are

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Differentiated Coaching: A ...

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Unleashing the Positive Pow...

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Intentional Leadership: 12 ...

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Great audiobook production. The detailed descriptions of the inner workings of the characters' minds are amazing.
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Astonishingly honest account by a Rwandan girl who fled, at age six, with her eleven-year-old sister from the genocide erupting all around them. Chronicling their physical, psychological and emotional survival strategies on the run, in the camps, as ...more
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“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
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“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”
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“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”
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“Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”
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“The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning and inhibit clarity.”
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