7 Important Creative Thinking Skills
JULY 18, 2016
We were on a call with an extended creative team generating ideas for client videos. During breaks, I found myself jotting down examples of important creative thinking skills the team was exhibiting. 7 Important Creative Thinking Skills.
Creative Inspiration – Pictures of Creativity
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
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. Your Creative Sleep Time. Sleep IS important to creativity.
Creative Ideas – Are too many bold ideas killing your creativity?
MARCH 6, 2017
From a day-to-day perspective in the corporate world, we didn’t necessarily use objective metrics about creative ideas. My friend explained that over a period of years, her bosses shot down every dynamic possibility she proposed as a creative marketing idea.
Why are Children more Creative than Adults?
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Why are children so much more creative. Creativity adults children creative Edwin Land polaroid stachowskiI came across an interesting article entitled 10 Great Inventions Dreamt up by Children. They range from earmuffs to crayon holders to an underwater talking device.
6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful
Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint
and tap into the creative process without stifling it. described the dynamics of “creative destruction,” essentially the same thing as dis- ruptive innovation. innovation results from taking risks per se, but rather from creativity and learning.
The Creative Process
MARCH 23, 2017
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.
Do More Creative People go to Startups?
JANUARY 30, 2016
I used to fight the idea that more creative people go to startups. I didn’t see any reason why people would choose startup over mature companies (or vice versa) based on their own level of creativity.
Artificial creativity (A.C.): Can a computer be creative? It’s scarily close
Idea to Value
MARCH 11, 2016
In 2013, I wrote a breakthrough article on the nascent examples of computers beginning to generate ideas in a way similar to human creativity. Here I revisit the article with all-new evidence showing how close we are to artificial creativity. Creativity artificial creativity IBM Watso
2017 New Year's Resolution: Be More Creative
Innovation in Practice
JANUARY 2, 2017
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.
6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program
by offering creative rewards such as lunch with the CEO, or a company paid get-away. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. Regardless of size or sector, every organization today faces existential threats from changing customer expectations and a booming.
Breaking the Barriers to Creative Thinking
Innovation in Practice
JANUARY 9, 2017
What holds people back from being creative? Do you not have a budget for doing creative work? They appear to be strict boundaries that seem to limit your ability to be creative. Surprisingly, constraints are not a barrier to creativity. Now that’s creative.
Seven Metaphors to Help Creative Leaders Innovate
APRIL 11, 2016
Here are seven metaphors to help you drive innovative behaviour as a creative leader. … Continue reading → Creativity Experience Innovation Innovation Innovation Perspectives Leadership collaboration innovative thinking Metaphor Tips to innovate
Is this the most creative music video of 2016 already?
Idea to Value
MARCH 3, 2016
Just an unbelievable amount of coordination, imagination and creativity. What becomes clear is that just like any other creative endeavour, there were a lot of failed attempts before they finally got the shot they were after. What other music videos do you think are super-creative?
Constraints and Creativity (the mother of innovation)
JULY 5, 2016
Musings on the theory of constraints and its relevance for creativity - and innovation - in business. Continue reading → Creativity Disruption Inspiration People & Skills Profiles of Innovators Business Models constraints history Lessons from Innovators music
The Rise of the Smart Creative (Lessons from Google)
MAY 23, 2016
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The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2016: Multi-Industry Benchmark Study.
That speaks to the flexibility of the software and creativity of our customers. for a concrete and well-thought out solution, and one for a new and creative idea. contribute creative ideas but narrow enough to produce real, tangible, and actionable ideas that the.
Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020
Idea to Value
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, it is clear that creativity at work is going to be one of the most important and in-demand skills in the next 5 years. Creativity. This study backs up other surveys which show how important it will be to companies for their people to be able to think creatively. In 2010, IBM surveyed 1,500 CEOs from across the world, and they voted creativity to be their most important workplace capability to help them survive and grow.
Creativity Redefined for Innovation
JUNE 8, 2016
The words “creative” and “creativity” have been hi-jacked by the world of advertising. In these cases – and the cases of classic advertising – creativity was visual, copy, or positioning cleverness applied at the end of the new product process, when it was time to market downstream.
Will Artificial Creativity Trump Human Creativity?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
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.
Creative Thinking Skills – 19 Articles on Creative Wave Making
APRIL 25, 2017
Creative wave makers display both the creative thinking skills and the boldness to improve ideas and situations in dramatic, unexpected ways. Some people are born as creative wave makers. Being More of a Creative Wave Maker Yourself. Working with a Creative Wave Maker.
Does the Internet Inspire Or Stifle Creativity?
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Here’s an interesting question, does the internet threaten creativity or nurture it? , Really, the internet both inspires and stifles creativity, here’s how… How the Internet threatens creativity. Creativity, by it’s nature, is about bravery.
Stages of Creativity – Creative Clicks for the Week by the Gal Friday
OCTOBER 9, 2015
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.
Myth Busted: Does Creativity Need Resources?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
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What pisses off creative people more than anything else
Idea to Value
JUNE 21, 2016
Everyone who has a naturally creative spark knows the dreaded feeling. Originally published at What pisses off creative people more than anything else. The moment you realise that you’re actually being discouraged from having ideas because other people think they’re a waste of time. Have you ever experienced this: Your boss, manager or CEO decides that they need to come up with some new ideas for something. […].
Evidence that children become less creative over time (and how to fix it)
Idea to Value
AUGUST 5, 2016
Professor George Land gives an inspiring TED talk into his research of creativity in children and adults, with some shocking findings about how creativity levels change throughout a child’s life. creativity
Creative Thinking Skills – Creativity in No Time
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
I recorded a video for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) that ties into my presentation at their conference on creative thinking skills and “Taking the NO Out of InNOvation.”. Creative Thinking Skills Are All Talk. Brainzooming - All Posts creative thinking skills
Creative Thinking Skills – 10 Ideas for Stimulating Extreme Team Creativity
JANUARY 6, 2016
We’re developing a strategic thinking webinar for a client on cultivating and sustaining creativity among its salesforce. Part of the creative thinking skills content will come via our Idea Magnets material. Giving “One” for Team Creativity.
From Startup to Maturity: how to un-kill creativity
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
In 1998 Teresa Amabile published the article How to kill Creativity at the Harvard Business Review. It inspired me not to find more way to kill creativity, but rather to understand how can established companies un-kill creativity and out-innovate startups.
Making innovation a habit – the birth of the creative leader
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
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Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise [interview]
APRIL 8, 2016
Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise is a new book from Bloomsbury, written by IX contributor Peter Cook. Continue reading → Book Review Build Capability Business Models Innovation Leadership Uncategorized Creativity Management Organizational Development Strategy
Innovation in Corporate Finance: Creative Budgeting Tips for Intrapreneurs
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
One of the biggest challenges that corporate innovation teams face is that results can take years to pay off. The road to success with long-term research and development has many unexpected twists and turns. Failure is a natural part of the journey.
Accenture Innovation center, creativity on starting-blocks
Rapid Innovation in digital time
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
In a nutshell, a dizzying innovation team, acting in a tremendous place for creativity! Continue reading → Creativity Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit 3D Printing Accenture Albane Liger belair Big data ideation Innovation Center Paris PrototypeWhat is the Paris Accenture Innovation Center ? Albane Liger Belair, Accenture Paris Innovation Center Director, kindly walked me through this amazing space.
Solvitur ambulando – A Great Creativity Hack
DECEMBER 30, 2016
In both cases, Solvitur ambulando is a pretty useful creativity hack. Solvitur ambulando – it is solved by walking. That’s the slogan for Keri Smith’s wonderful book The Wander Society (and here ).
Creative Thinking and a Day of Creative Self-Talk
OCTOBER 13, 2016
That conversation, and a related one on creative thinking and what is funny got me reflecting on a day in my life and the creative thinking and creative self-talk that goes on behind the scenes. Some of the creative self-talk is not particularly beneficial.
Until You Have Creative Skills, Innovation Tools Are Useless
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Yes, we’re all creative. I’ve seen this first-hand, you put people in a room that haven’t put themselves in a creative state in a while, give them tools and hope they come up with something interesting; 99% of the time they don’t because they feel overwhelmed.
New insights on how your creativity decreases as you get older
Idea to Value
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
I couldn’t wait to teach you some amazing insights I recently found out on how creativity evolves over time, so I just grabbed by phone and shot this quick video for you. Originally published at New insights on how your creativity decreases as you get older. creativity
The Role of Creativity in the Life of a Product Manager
MARCH 3, 2017
The Role of Creativity in the Life of a Product Manager by Mukesh Gupta. It takes an inventive mind or a creative one to recognise the opportunity that is disguised as a problem or a challenge. It is inherent nature of mankind to be biased against creativity.
Apply your Creativity Everywhere – Like Dali
JUNE 25, 2015
He applied his genius and creativity without fear wherever he could. The post Apply your Creativity Everywhere – Like Dali appeared first on Destination Innovation. Artists artist creativity genius painter salvador dali surreal surrealist
25 Awesome Quotes on Creativity
JANUARY 27, 2016
"The things we fear most in organizations -- fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances -- are the primary sources of creativity." - Alfred North Whitehead. The chief enemy of creativity is 'good sense.'" - Pablo Picasso. Creativity is thinking up new things.
Never stop investing in yourself. It’s vital for staying creative
Idea to Value
MAY 6, 2016
But it teaches an important lesson about staying creative. This is vital for enabling your brain to form new associations between disparate ideas (one of the true roots of creativity). Do you like insights into creativity like this?