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Do you want to reclaim your creative genius?

98% of us were born creative geniuses but by the time we are 20 only 5% of us can still perform at that level. The landmark research that discovered this concludes we are taught to not be creative.

I can help you reclaim your natural born birthright, in this highly active, fully engaging and proven effective 30 day course “Becoming a Creative Genius (again)”.

Why do you want to reclaim your creative genius?

…So you can see problems as opportunities to make things better by making better things.

…So you can look at what others have looked at and see what no one else has seen.

…So you can experience the delight that being creative in the inches and minutes of your daily life will bring you.

…So you can be a 

better designer or marketer or engineer or entrepreneuror leader or teacher or student or parent or spouse.

I am a serial entrepreneur; I’ve work in 4 of the creative industries; my first novel was a best seller; and since 2002 I have helped nearly 3,000 Duke students grow their creative capacities and develop their entrepreneurial instincts, so they become the most creatively entrepreneurial versions of themselves they can be.

The creative concepts and entrepreneurial strategies proven most effective—in my creative work, in my start-ups where I led talent development, and in the classroom—have been organized as The Generative Way, an easy to use system that helps you think, observe, and act like a successful creative professional or entrepreneur immediately while it helps cultivate your creatively entrepreneurial qualities continually.


MARK BOWLES | Founder of ecoATM

“Carl Nordgren’s approach to this subject matter is not typical in that his intent is not to simply leave you with a better academic understanding of how an individual or organization can be more creative and innovative – his approach is to actually leave every individual in his audience with a new, real, reclaimed, and intimate personal bond with the creative genius that we were all born with and can get in touch with again. Carl’s process will actually help rewire your brain to physically reconnect synapses and axons of creativity in the brain that have always been there but have slowly become atrophied and disconnected as we all grow older. Everyone will benefit from his work and from discovering and reconnecting with this lost, most precious resource we all possess.”

Program Info:

The Generative Way forms the basis for 5 weekly workshops, each ninety minutes long.

And I have designed the 30 Day Creative Action Program, a fun and simple to follow daily practice that itself is proven to have tremendous impact on the restoration and development of core creative qualities.

“Becoming a Creative Genius (again)” weaves together The Generative Waysystem and the 30 Day Creative Action Program to accelerate the growth of your creatively entrepreneurial qualities.

As this is the first public presentation of this course I am pricing it special for its inaugural run.

Regularly $500, the first group will only pay $250 for all 5 sessions.  To maintain the small group nature of the sessions, registration is very limited, so be sure to reserve your spot early at this promotional price.

Course Details:
5 weekly workshops, 7 to 8:30, every Tuesday night from June 23rd to July 21st. 
We will be using the meeting space of Mercury Studios, located at 401 W. Geer St, Durham, 27701

On the registration form I ask you two questions.  I look forward to reading your responses and will do what I can to tailor this content—it is very flexible—to the interests I find there.

I hope you join us.

Carl Nordgren


Earlier Event: June 23
Later Event: July 6
Private Meeting