Online Courses to Grease the Gears of your Brain

Destination Innovation

I have now created a number of online courses to help you acquire skills in these areas. Please take a look at these courses. Boost Your Personal Creativity. You can go through each course from your home or office at your own pace.

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Three Creative Thinking Challenges

Destination Innovation

Are you creative? I want to show you that you are can be more creative than you might think. Please take a moment to view these three Creativity Challenges on Youtube. Creative Challenge #1. Creative Challenge #2. Creative Challenge #3.

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs & creativity

Idea to Value

Can everyone be creative all the time? First, before a person can focus their energy on being creative, they need to satisfy their more basic needs. Self Actualisation: The feeling like you are doing what you can and must do (Creativity, Reaching potential).

Helping Kids Foster and Keep Creativity

Idea to Value

For most kids, being creative and imaginative is no problem. You can probably even remember back to your own childhood and how effortless it seemed to come up with creative, fresh ideas no matter what you were doing. Unfortunately, the creativity crisis seems to be getting worse.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity

Destination Innovation

This is a video lecture from my new online course Boost Your Personal Creativity. The post How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity appeared first on Destination Innovation. Creativity boost your personal creativity chance creativity imagination random random input stimuli

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY: Next Course Begins on Sept. 12th

Idea Champions

The Year of Living Creatively is a highly engaging, eight-week online course (September 12th -- November 7th) that helps aspiring innovators transform their bold ideas into new products, new services, new forms of expression, new businesses, and breakthrough ways of living.

Announcing Momentum Creative Problem Solving (MCPS)

Gregg Fraley

A highly creative new method for solving difficult problems. Accelerate the Momentum of Work and Life Projects With Focused Creativity. Three Oaks, Michigan, Wednesday April 21st, an announcement on International Creativity and Innovation Day. Everybody is creative.

Is Your Office Design Stifling Creativity?

IdeaScale

There’s a limit to this concept, of course. If you are wearing shoes that pinch, sitting in an office that’s too hot with harsh lighting and a weird smell coming from the new carpet, your brain has less room in it for creativity because it’s busy suffering from a lot of distractions.

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QUANTUM PHYSICS, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND CONSCIOUSNESS

ImagineNation

Guest blog by Trishna Patnaik – What is quantum physics, and how dos it relates to creativity, innovation, and consciousness? Quantum Physics and the Mind: The Co-relation (Indicating Creativity). This is an indication of creativity.

How to Build a Better Creative Team

IdeaScale

When you build a creative team, you hope that the team as a whole will be more creative and productive than the sum of its parts. Then, the creative team must be managed well. When it all clicks, a creative team can become a hub of innovation management, pushing creative ideas through from concept to implementation. It isn’t necessarily easy, since creative types may have unorthodox ideas about processes and administration.

How to Keep Your Creative Team Fresh & Inspired

IdeaScale

Creativity is about more than just art. Creativity is how we get great innovation, but encouraging creativity in a structured environment, like work, can be a bit tricky. Fortunately, with a little creativity of your own, you can get the ideas flowing. Here are a few ways to encourage creativity as part of your innovation strategy. Allow creativity meetings to go with the flow and leave behind the agenda. Be Creative With The Necessary Stuff.

Creative Inspiration – Pictures of Creativity

BrainZooming

Back from last week’s Inbound conference , we’re going light on copy and heavy on pictures of creativity for the creative inspiration to start out this week. Your Creative Inspiration Is Out There. That’s where we spotted the lonely “Y” looking for the M, C, and A to complete his creative vision. We know what we want to accomplish creatively, but it’s going to take some other important people and perspectives to bring it to fruition.

GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

Course Description: Innovation Intensive is a one day, deep dive, into fundamental and advanced concepts in innovation. This course covers a great deal of ground — even experienced innovation professionals will learn new methods, tools, and concepts. This is a compelling and informative training course. Benefits of the Innovation Intensive course: Deliberate innovation that enables organizational survival and sustained growth. Innovation Intensive .

What Drives Creativity?

Idea Champions

If you have 23 minutes to spare and want to get some insights into what drives creativity (and what gets in the way), I invite you to click this link and listen to Gil Hanson's interview of me on his BE YOUR BEST podcast (episode #33). More about the course

Individual Creativity vs. Organizational Creativity (Updated)

Ideanote

What is individual and organizational creativity? Individual creativity is ideas or innovations by a single individual – an author writing a book or a process manager thinking of a new process, for example. This can be problematic when it comes to creativity.

Air, Water, Food

CorporateIntel

Of course, if there are too many crises in an organization, you will never get to Water, and that will only keep you going slightly longer than losing Air. You can live a relatively long time with just Air and Water, so you get to decide what constitutes Food and how to procure it creatively.

Creativity, Change and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Not that long ago, a somewhat mysterious cloud shrouded creativity on the work floor. Designers, copywriters, architects, film makers, musicians, … yes, those by definition are creative professions and creativity belongs there. Of course. Change Creativity Innovation Front End InnovationEverybody seemed to have their own definition and understanding of the word. The connotation with more artistic professions or (applied) art forms was never far away.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. Why take a course on innovation? List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Creativity and idea management. Course duration: 2 weeks.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. Why take a course on innovation? List of courses. This is a round-up of short-term online courses for decision-makers who oversee driving innovation in their respective organizations. Course duration : 9 weeks. Course highlights. Creativity and idea management. Course duration: 2 weeks.

Why Asian People Are Uncreative? Why Jewish People Are Creative?

Idea to Value

Creativity is the process of making something unique and useful, and the successful outcome of this process is an innovation. My research focuses on the impact of broad environments, called climates, on individuals’ creativity development. As the base of the pyramid indicates (Figure 1), the most critical part of a creative process is the climates, rather than the creation or the creator. A child’s creativity can be stifled by home and school climates.

Inspire Creativity in Your Team through Active Listening

IdeaScale

Of course, some of us struggle to make eye contact, out of shyness, for example. The post Inspire Creativity in Your Team through Active Listening appeared first on IdeaScale. In any group, one of the most fundamental needs is to be heard. We’ve all been “talked at,” and it can stall good ideas and innovative processes before they even start. Active listening, on the other hand, can build teams and inspire everyone to whom you talk. Pay Attention To Non-Verbal Cues.

Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog

Idea to Value

He answered questions on a whole slew of subjects, especially the thoughts behind people’s favorite films, and his creative process. Here I have collected some of his answers which I believe can teach everyone about what goes on inside the mind of a true creative genius. Of course I grew up with my own films. But of course when you see my most recent films, you would instantly see that it’s a film by Werner Herzog.

Creatives Build Rural Economies

Gregg Fraley

Rural Development Hinges On The Creative Class. Attracting the Creative Class is About Culture, Tolerance, and Quality of Life. Where Creative Workers Locate is Where Innovation and New Businesses Happen, Site Locations Follow. His seminal book the Rise of the Creative Class should be required reading for anyone with an interest in creating jobs, and attracting companies to locate in a particular region (his other work is also notable).

Creative Problem Solving Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Discover what to expect at a creative problem solving workshop and when your organization could benefit from a training session. Creative problem solving is an innovation framework focused around better ideation and brainstorming sessions. If your organization is interested in implementing these techniques, you’ll want to learn more about this framework and how you can get started with a creative problem solving training workshop here. .

014: Five Ways to Teach Your Children to be More Creative

Innovation in Practice

Can you teach your children to be more creative? Of course! Today, I’m going to share with you 5 ways you can teach your kids to become more creative and innovative. . Stories of kids doing these creativity exercises.

3 innovation types: evolution, preventative and creative

Jeffrey Phillips

But rather than call them "incremental", "radical" and "disruptive" I think it makes more sense to describe them based on what they are: constant evolution, preventative and creative. Everyone acknowledges the importance of creative innovation - that is, the creation of a completely new offering that radically changes the competitive landscape - but few truly know how to do it or are willing to commit the resources to do it.

Stages of Creativity – Creative Clicks for the Week by the Gal Friday

BrainZooming

Ten Stages of Creativity – Love Sandwich. The question of what creativity is and how it works will perhaps remain humanity’s most unanswerable — but that hasn’t stopped us from trying.” – Maria Popova, Brainpickings. Bookmark this article on the stages of creativity and refer to it again, and again, and again. There are great links to the “Wisdom of the Ages” about creativity and ideation. Of course.

What People Are Saying about THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY

Idea Champions

Here's what recent graduates have to say about it: "The course had a profound affect on my life." - Michelle Cameron. "I It set me on a very positive course of making miracles happen." - Joan Apter. "I I not only enjoyed the course, I made major headway" - Tucker Robbins.

Two New Apps to Help You Learn Creativity

Innovation in Practice

Can you learn to be more creative? . There are lots of ways for you to learn about systematic creativity. So dive in, learn, develop, and become a student of creativity. The course is broken down into digestible, bite-sized audio lessons, running about 20 to 30 minutes each.

Everything You Need to Know About The Year of Living Creatively

Idea Champions

The next Year of Living Creatively course begins on September 12th. If you are interested, but not yet certain if the course is right for you, the following links will help you decide. An invitation to dive deeper into your own creative process.

8 Creative Thinking Questions & 1 More Idea for Focus in 2019

BrainZooming

How about Creative Thinking Questions? To prepare for the in-person planning, Tara forwarded creative thinking questions that looked out from today to more than a decade into the future. And that’s always the goal with strong set of creative thinking questions: to push you to explore important (often overly-familiar) areas more deeply and with fresh thinking. 8 Creative Thinking Questions to Focus Your Year.

EXCESSIVE CREATIVE THINKING by Alan Black

BrainZooming

Based in Athens, GA, but a true global traveler, Alan’s mission is to travel the world to help spark the increased development of Creative Thinking everywhere he can in every way he can. Here is Alan’s take on pushing beyond a single answer to embrace excessive creative thinking! EXCESSIVE CREATIVE THINKING by Alan Black. So, what might EXCESSIVE CREATIVE THINKING be? Such EXCESSIVE Creative Thinking is purely that: CREATIVE THINKING.

The Year of Living Creatively Begins on September 12th

Idea Champions

If you are a reader of this blog, you most definitely are committed to becoming more innovative and creative. And so I created The Year of Living Creatively -- a two-month online course -- a kind of greenhouse for grand possibilities. a GPS for the creative process.

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY Self-Inquiry Pages

Idea Champions

Once a week, for eight weeks, participants in The Year of Living Creatively course receive three, online self-inquiry pages from the list below. Make More Time for Creativity. The Ten Characteristics of a Highly Creative People. Five Inspiring Creativity Videos.

Structural Fixedness: A Barrier to Creativity

Innovation in Practice

But this sense of structure is also a barrier to creativity. Without a way to break fixedness, we’re prevented from seeing new creative options. Check out all of my courses. Closed World Principle Division Inside the Box Practitioner division technique fixedness inside the box SIT structural systematic creativityImagine you’re driving down the highway, and you notice a flag waving in the distance. But something’s not right. The flag is upside down.

024: The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

But does this apply to creative thinking as well? In this episode, I’m teaching you a quick way to boost your creative thinking and improve the quality and originality of your ideas. It’s called the creative power of thinking big. . Think big.

The Type of Game That Kills Creativity and Innovation

Stephen Shapiro

One kills creativity and the other is for kids… Business is serious. Games can be a useful tool for enhancing creativity. Adult games can limit creativity and innovation. Games, Creativity, and Innovation. If you want to enhance creativity, passion, and productivity, I encourage you to play kid games. Numerous studies show that 98% of 5-year-old children test as highly creative, yet only 2% of adults do. Inc Creativity Innovation

Creative Clicks – LinkedIn Inspirations Every Day via the Gal Friday

BrainZooming

Today I am focusing on LinkedIn inspirations for creative clicks; I get inspiration there every day. As always with creative clicks, click on the headlines in these LinkedIn Inspirations to link to the original article. While the more distant you are to that object or event, the more abstractly you think about it.” – Originally posted at Innokinectics and reposted in the Psychology of Creativity Group by Americo Mateus.

The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

But does this apply to creative thinking as well? . Can you really improve your creative thinking by just thinking big? . A quick way to boost your creative thinking and improve the quality and originality of your ideas is to forecast their potential effect. Think big.

The Creative Power of Thinking Big: How to Improve Your Ideas with One Simple Trick

Innovation in Practice

But does this apply to creative thinking as well? . Can you really improve your creative thinking by just thinking big? . A quick way to boost your creative thinking and improve the quality and originality of your ideas is to forecast their potential effect. Think big.

Centvingsept by Pixelis: a place for creativity, and branding for good

Innovation Excellence

Of course, we began by practicing what we preach to businesses. Being B Corp caused us to be much more demanding of ourselves and stay on course in terms of constant improvement. Design Disruption 127 Creativity Fanny Desbois Pixelis Transformation

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE WAY THE AVERAGE PERSON THINKS AND A CREATIVE GENIUS THINKS

Michael Michalko

Over time the puzzle became synonymous with creative thinking and the phrase “thinking outside the box” has now become a cliché for creativity. Surrendering to this rationalization limits our thinking, our creativity, and our ability to apply ideas and skills to novel situations. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE AVERAGE PERSON AND THE CREATIVE GENIUS. With creative thinking, one generates as many alternative approaches as one can. It discourages creative thought.