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There s no exact formula for creativity. We funnel together inspiration, perseverance, experience, emotions and serendipity -and sometimes we manage to distill the unwieldy mix into something new and wonderful. In this issue of FOCUS, we explore the creative spirit and how it manifests itself in our increasingly complex and busy world, where technology links us more closely than ever and time is often the most precious commodity of all. Bill Carmnn cover illustration.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Summer 2000


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