We need to be in the right emotional state in order to be creative — brain functioning affects creativity and how we feel affects brain functioning. But unfortunately, that’s easier said than done in today’s workplace. Here are pointers to stop the swirl of cynicism and negativity – ones that focus on you taking better […]
On this first day of the creative year 2015, Earth Day April 22, may you have a good day.
Innovation is critical to both the success and the survival of organizations, and imagination is the spark that fuels it, Sir Ken argues. Source: www.marketingprofs.com The link leads to his 90-minute presentation to marketing professors on the nature of innovation in organizations. In his presentation, Sir Ken Robinson reveals pivotal think points. These support the […]
The Adaptive Cycle is a model that can be used as a tool to understand the phases where new social ideas emerge are launched as initiatives become successful and inevitably adapt and change over time. It also gives clues to why great ideas may get stuck. This slide deck shows a visual overview of the […]
So many emotions in the creating process. Illustrator Grant Snyder shows something of it in his work, Genius is… [two_third_last] [/two_third_last] Genius, in other words, is a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Can a process be structured to embrace it all? Perhaps. We’re working on this now. Care to chat? […]
Nautilus dedicated an entire issue to Creativity. Browsing through the pages you’ll find ample reason to support engaging in World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, this year, and the next. You’ll also appreciate how new ideas, new decisions and new actions enable businesses and organizations to transform and evolve. In 2010, IBM […]
The late Dr. Ruth B. Noller (1923-2008) was my greatest creativity and creative thinking facilitation teacher and mentor. Her motto: A facilitator is a guide by the side rather than a sage on the stage. I feel honored and fortunate to have studied with her for 5 years, both as an undergraduate and graduate student. […]
Strangely enough, this is the past that somebody in the future is longing to go back to. Ashleigh Brilliant.
Friends, today, April 21, is World Creativity and Innovation Day, named in 2001, it was expanded to World Creativity and Innovation Week in 2005. I hope you experienced inspired joy, delight. opportunity, and potential during this week, together with so many others all over the world. Let’s continue to keep the energy moving for new […]
Your task, if you choose to engage in and/or lead innovation, is to Open thinking to new ideas, new potentials, new solutions, new opportunities Explore what might work within the current context that takes things forward Smile Marci Segal, MS, Freeing leaders’ thinking so they can create new futures. Wishing you flexibility, inner strength, […]