The Creative Process

Rmukesh Gupta

Today, I came across two extremely creative ideas, that made me think about creativity and how do we get creative ideas. What follows is my take on how we become and stay creative. First, lets look at the creative ideas that inspired this post.


Storytelling and the Creative Process

Idea Champions

Two minutes on what it takes to really do creative work. This is bleeping brilliant. Not only WHAT its says, but HOW it's presented. Inspiring. Truthful. And in your face like a fresh arctic wind off a lake you've been waiting too long to sail on.


PBTO S2E3: The Importance of “Imaginativefulness” in the Creative Process

Rmukesh Gupta

He is also the creator of a new & effective creative thinking methodology called “ Anti-Conventional Thinking ” as an alternative to traditional brainstorming methods. He also runs the Report 103 , which is one of the longest running eJournal or blog on creativity and innovation in business. He is a great guy, who understands the psychology behind creativity and has a great sense of humor. Who is on the show: In this episode, we host Jeffrey Baumgartner.


The Creative Process And How Idea Management Solutions Fit In


But there are a lot of different opinions on the questions of whether creativity can be forced, and if large companies can grow ideas. Creativity was just there and I learned a lot about it even without knowing. The principles of creativity.


6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

The only defensible competitive advantage resides underneath the products, services, business processes, technologies, and business models we deliver to the. tuned processes, two-by-two matrices, or rigid business-planning templates. innovation process.

Five Magic Imagination Guidelines

Gregg Fraley

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FOLLOW YOUR MUSE: One-On-One Support for People with Big Ideas

Idea Champions

If you are in the process of conjuring up a new product, service, or business and want some help turning your big ideas into reality, I can help. I am a life long student of the creative process and a lifelong catalyst of genius. The deck of creativity cards I invented.


Perfect Harmony: MBA and MFA Mindsets

Innovation Excellence

Business needs to bridge two universes together: the scientific process taught in schools that offer a Master of Business Administration degree and the creative process taught in Master of Fine Arts degree programs.


Turning Good Ideas into Great Products

Innovation Excellence

One innovation method is to invite customers (in a B-2-B situation) or consumers (in a B-2-C scenario) into the creative process with you. Continue reading → Innovation co-creation Creativity innovative thinking michael graber Prototyping Southern Growth Studio


Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog

Idea to Value

Werner Herzog is regarded as one of our greatest living film directors, and recently gave an intimate insight into his thought processes when creating some of his masterpieces. And how did you approach such a process? Do you like insights into creativity like this?


FOLLOW YOUR MUSE: One-On-One Support for People with Big Ideas

Idea Champions

If you are in the process of conjuring up a new product, service, or better way of doing business and want some help turning your big ideas into reality, I can help. I am a life long student of the creative process and a lifelong catalyst of genius.


5 Things I’ve Learned About Creativity

Innovation Excellence

As a publishing CEO, I felt it was important to steer clear of the creative process. When business side people start inserting themselves into creative work, it usually leads to trouble. So I focused on supporting other people’s creativity rather than pursuing my own. Creativity Art authors Books business creativity Learning writingI never planned to be a writer. In fact, it was something I actively avoided.


Creative Strength Training


Creativity: a highly sought-after skill which can be illusive in times of need. Whether you’re a professional artist, dancer, comedian, scientist, inventor or entrepreneur, you will experience the highs and lows, inspiration, frustration, self-criticism, doubt, and problem solving within your personal creative process. Book Reviews Column & Opinion book review coaching creativity feedback innovation training inspiration skills management


A Cool, New Way to Capture Ideas

Idea Champions

If so, you are likely to be intrigued by Chuck Frey's newly published guide about how to set up EVERNOTE as a way support a complete, end-to-end creative process. If you are reading this blog, I am 95 percent certain you value the power of BIG IDEAS.


Podcast #007 David Burkus (video) – How successful companies encourage innovation in their teams

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we talk about the following: The difference between how academics talk about creativity compared to individuals who are trying to innovate (03:00). The Myths of Creativity, and “the stories we tell ourselves are true even when they are not true” (03:55). Everyone has the potential to increase their creativity (04:55). David’s creative process (14:45).


Picasso on the Act of Creation

Idea Champions

All it means it that you are deeply immersed in the often very challenging process of creating something new. Stories about the creative process.


The Challenge Creative People Face

Idea Champions

Here is one of the biggest challenges creative people face -- finding the right balance between spontaneity and planning. Spontaneity, while a huge part of the creative process, can also be a huge curse.


Companies should penalize employees for their inaction, not for their failures


Successful creatives are not afraid of mistakes or failure: they know that good ideas often arise from tireless experimentation and a chain of failed attempts. Employees should be encouraged to take creative risks and put themselves to the test.


16 Creative Thinking Questions from the Most Innovative Companies


It’s always a wonderful inspiration for strategic and creative thinking questions (plus it’s exciting that we have a current client among the companies recognized). 16 Creative Thinking Questions from the Most Innovative Companies. Extreme Creativity.


Advancing My Applied Innovation Thinking

Paul Hobcraft

I suggested in that post “we need to pull down what is needed” and design a totally ‘adaptive’ innovation process to fit a specific need. We need to bring innovation and its process up to date.


Boosting creativity and innovation

Norbert Bol

Boosting creativity and innovation. When we want to boost creativity and innovation in an organization, there is not only a need for creative people but there is also the need for an organization supporting an innovative culture (see also the blog: Innovation is built on the desire for success ). A recent study towards the personal factors of creativity and innovation (da Costa et al., Personal factors of creativity: A second order meta-analysis.


Learning to be Innovative – Future Building’s Crucial Role in Driving Innovation Impact


But a time-consuming scenario planning process brought them no closer to salvation. Yet the methods they employ subconsciously derive from talents wired into human nature, accessible to us all – creativity, imagination, the ability to dream.


5 Must-Watch TED Talks to Inspire Your Innovation Team

IdeaScale These talks can inspire innovation. Open innovation can be a tricky business. Innovation can be elusive, and sometimes your team needs a push to get back in the zone.


6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth


It’s perfectly okay that most people – from call center employees to claims adjusters in the field – focus on continuous improvements to current business processes, the customer experience, and insurance products. There are many toolkits and innovation processes out there.



Idea Champions

If you're a creative person regularly involved with starting new projects -- the kind unlikely to get results overnight -- here's a simple practice to save you from the all-too-familiar phenomenon of depressing yourself by focusing on the cup being half empty.


Silent Geniuses: Why we need more respect for the creativity of introverts

Idea to Value

Imagine what you think a “creative person” looks like, and what they behave like. Extroversion vs Introversion when it comes to creativity. Open plan offices may seem cool, but they can hurt creativity. Taking back ownership of your own quiet creativity.


2017 New Year's Resolution: Be More Creative

Innovation in Practice

Many people believe they’re not creative. So a natural question may be: why bother trying to be more creative? Well, there are lots of reasons - good reasons - to increase your creative skills. And it doesn’t matter where you are on the creativity scale.


The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part One

Paul Hobcraft

Often it became the promise of having creative ways to solve solutions and work in harmony with all the rational thinking that dominates much of business thinking today, DT sounded so appealing, it quickly became “oh, we need some of that.”.


Strategic Thinking Exercise – Switch the Characters Around


Brainzooming - All Posts Creativity Innovation Insights Strategic Thinking Tools strategic thinking exerciseWant to try something to get a particularly new and insightful look at a situation? Here’s how it works.


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.


Will Artificial Creativity Trump Human Creativity?

Rmukesh Gupta

Artificial Creativity on the Rise. While that seems to be a long way away (maybe no long enough), the question that remains to be answered is the following: What is the Future of Creativity.


The Wisdom of Not Knowing


Inviting the unknown is essential for creativity yet too often fear, uncertainty, comfort, stability and familiarity get in the way. In this interview, Estelle talks about her own experience with the unknown and how it can spur creativity. Creativity is an openness to the unknown.


The Best Definition of Creativity?

Idea Champions

If you google the phrase definitions of creativity , guess how many definitions show up? Rollo May: The process of bringing something new into being -- something that brings to our awareness what was previously hidden and points to new life.". 100 ways to be more creative at work.


Overcoming the barriers to innovation in the legal sector

Idea Drop

We often talk about the proliferation of too many rules and rigid processes as a key obstacle in the creative process. This issue is intrinsically linked to a lack of awareness and confidence surrounding the innovation process.


The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part two

Paul Hobcraft

When DT is applied to business or social issues it is by making creativity logical, you have its power of contribution, it can transform our innovative solutions. Design thinking as something far too prescribed ‘dulls’ the process. All this adds up to a creative process.


10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs to this blog post and will now simply cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or a joke. Well, this phenomenon also applies to a company's ideation process.


The High Art of Designing Scaffolding


Often, the most difficult part of any creative process is just getting started; preparing for the tasks at hand by putting the necessary structures in place that will bring the project to fruition.


6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth


It’s perfectly okay that most people – from call center employees to claims adjusters in the field – focus on continuous improvements to current business processes, the customer experience, and insurance products. With the premise that everyone has an equal opportunity to add innovation-based value, it’s essential to help jump start the process. Adobe’s toolkit is named Kickbox and actually comes packaged in a snazzy red box and outlines a more comprehensive process.


The Mystery of Innovation

Technology Created

After all, innovation is at its root a creative process, incomprehensible to some extent, an art as opposed to a science. So we’re encouraged to see everything as a confluence of systems and processes and gears and formulas.


Sabina Svensson

Innovation 360

Sabina is a passionate innovation expert who thrives from connecting the dots between people, business and creativity. From various experiences over the years – in management consulting, branding & communications, product development, strategy and creative process – Sabina has developed a never-ending hunger for turning needs and opportunities into creative ideas and products. Innovation Process. Ideation and creative process.