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Analogous Examples

How can analogies help us look at creative confidence from a new angle?

Sometimes looking at parallel examples can help spark fresh thinking for our efforts. Share with us other moments when you’ve had to rise to the occasion, conquer a fear or push yourself beyond your comfort zone in unexpected or new ways.

From responding quickly in an emergency to standing up to a bully at school, how can we use analogies to better understand how to create and nurture moments of creative confidence in young people?


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I love the updates from HONY (Humans of New York) because of the captions. The photographer asks random people on the street for a photo and a piece of advice. It is always a reminder that we all have something unique to add.

I love the updates from HONY (Humans of New York) because of the captions. The photographer asks random people on the street for a photo and a piece of advice. It is always a reminder that we all have something unique to add.

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Teachers and parents can lecture students all they want about what's right and wrong, but the lesson will only "click" once they experience the situation or a similar situation.

Teachers and parents can lecture students all they want about what's right and wrong, but the lesson will only "click" once they experience the situation or a similar situation.

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Graduation speeches inspire me; there's something beautiful about sending creative, untainted minds out into the world. This speech may be a little quirky, so be warned!

Graduation speeches inspire me; there's something beautiful about sending creative, untainted minds out into the world. This speech may be a little quirky, so be warned!

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A web page that inspires you to explore your interests and inspires to showcase your hidden ideas to the world? Genius!

A web page that inspires you to explore your interests and inspires to showcase your hidden ideas to the world? Genius!

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We all played with it, and it seems that (hopefully!) the future generations won't trade Lego for anything else. Here is how creative you can get with simple blocks of Lego, from a campaign called 'Imagine'.

We all played with it, and it seems that (hopefully!) the future generations won't trade Lego for anything else. Here is how creative you can get with simple blocks of Lego, from a campaign called 'Imagine'.

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The Foresight Program helps students to develop creative thinking about what the future might bring: playing with research, imagining possible scenarios and sharing visions and opinions on how to create a better world.

The Foresight Program helps students to develop creative thinking about what the future might bring: playing with research, imagining possible scenarios and sharing visions and opinions on how to create a better world.

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A new interactive digital projects at Tate Modern – Bloomberg Connects – invites anyone to create art and  to connect with art, artists and other visitors to make their ideas visible around the gallery.

A new interactive digital projects at Tate Modern – Bloomberg Connects – invites anyone to create art and to connect with art, artists and other visitors to make their ideas visible around the gallery.

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Lindy Hop has a a solid, flowing style that closely reflects its music: from the late 20's hot Jazz to the early 40's Big Bands.

Lindy Hop has a a solid, flowing style that closely reflects its music: from the late 20's hot Jazz to the early 40's Big Bands.

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Join all the 9 dots using four straight lines or less, without lifting your pen and without tracing the same line more than once. Do copy this onto paper if you wish to make it easier.

Join all the 9 dots using four straight lines or less, without lifting your pen and without tracing the same line more than once. Do copy this onto paper if you wish to make it easier.

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