I Am Shelly Bell
CIC: Keep an Idea Journal

CIC: Keep an Idea Journal

I am taking a free course via Coursera called “Creativity, Innovation, and Change (CIC).” In this course I will engage in research-based creative principles, then complete exercises to solidify what I’ve learned. All posts tagged with #CIC are a reflection on something I’ve learned in the course.

next-great-ideaThe concept of creative diversity teaches that everyone is creative in their own way. Creativity is…

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How to Reinvent the Wheel in Four Steps

How to Reinvent the Wheel in Four Steps

iStock_000000093770XSmall reinventing the wheelReinventing the wheel is not advice given by many. However, the “wheel” is usually referred to as a material item or a task where previously created versions allow you a shortcut to arriving at a final destination. When the wheel is you and the ability to roll on or over certain things is fading, a little reinventing could be in order.

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How am I a wheel?

We are not circles, but cylinders. We…

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“Orange is the New Black” is BACK!

The original Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” will be available June 6, 2014. #RNWE will create a community conversation around the each episode in the series.

“Orange is the New Black” is BACK!

The original Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” will be available June 6, 2014. #RNWE will create a community conversation around the each episode in the series.

Mother’s Day photo by @lovejoy1113 enjoying the @trotterandblount show
@culturecoffee @thebriggsreport  @sbell11645 #SpringWithShelly

Mother’s Day photo by @lovejoy1113 enjoying the @trotterandblount show
@culturecoffee @thebriggsreport @sbell11645 #SpringWithShelly

OMG I love @SweetFrog free yogurt for moms today! Go get some yo!  #SpringWithShelly

OMG I love @SweetFrog free yogurt for moms today! Go get some yo! #SpringWithShelly

The best mom in the world! #MothersDay

The best mom in the world! #MothersDay

Mothers day #selfie

Mothers day #selfie

So earlier I grabbed a piece of pizza knowing the baby doesn’t like pizza. I was hungry and it was looking so good, but made me so happy! Now I found this Captain D’s in Manassas and my life is all better! #foodporn #SpringWithShelly

So earlier I grabbed a piece of pizza knowing the baby doesn’t like pizza. I was hungry and it was looking so good, but made me so happy! Now I found this Captain D’s in Manassas and my life is all better! #foodporn #SpringWithShelly

I was rushing to get ready to go to a show and got extremely hot! I had to sit down a min! Not to mention I’m extremely annoyed and super hungry! 18 weeks and counting! #pregnancy #preggolife #SpringWithShelly

I was rushing to get ready to go to a show and got extremely hot! I had to sit down a min! Not to mention I’m extremely annoyed and super hungry! 18 weeks and counting! #pregnancy #preggolife #SpringWithShelly

Impromptu family cookout! #WeBeGrillin #SpringWithShelly

Impromptu family cookout! #WeBeGrillin #SpringWithShelly