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Can creativity training really improve your creativity?

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Some people still debate whether creativity is something which only certain people are born with, or whether it can be developed in everyone. Well, we have already previously seen that creativity is determined more by our nurture (upbringing) than by our nature (genes we are born with).

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Procrastination can (sometimes) make you more creative

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While this procrastination may be a significant problem for being productive, and the resulting time pressure can be bad for creativity , there may be some instances when it can be beneficial. According to new research from Shin and Grant (2021) , a moderate degree of procrastination may actually be beneficial for your creativity.

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Adversity can spur Creativity

Destination Innovation

Without Hope by Frida Kahlo Many artists have drawn inspiration from suffering and adversity, using their struggles as a catalyst for creativity. These artists demonstrate how adversity and suffering can be powerful fuel for creativity, enabling the creation of dramatic and innovative works of art.

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If You Want to be More Creative, Mix With More Creative People

Destination Innovation

This is comfortable and reassuring but it inhibits creativity or independent thought. If you want to be abnormal and creative then you need to widen your circle to include disparate ideas and contrarian thinkers. Many creative people congregated there. Some creative geniuses work alone but many work in tandem.

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The Future of Customer Loyalty: Rewards, Retention, Appreciation, and More

Speaker: Jennifer Hileman - Director, Retail Data & Technology at Orium, and Zach Ettelman - Solutions Partner Team in North America at Talon.One

The holidays are the perfect time to redefine and reimagine your retail strategy, as modern customers are being re-engaged through creative retention tactics. Elevate your retail game by unleashing the power of customer loyalty!

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Happiness is linked to higher creativity

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Many people have the stereotype of a creative person as someone who is broody, weird and possibly a little depressed. Numerous studies have looked at what sort of mood results in people producing their most creative output. And the results are overwhelmingly clear: Being happy is good for your creativity.

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The creative stereotype: What does a “creative person” look like?

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When it comes to creativity , generating ideas is only one part of the process. Yes, and the stereotype of what a creative person “should” look or behave like can have a powerful influence on how the idea they create is perceived. The gender bias is even more pronounced when assessing the creativity of ideas produced.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, and sustainable future growth.

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Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNation™, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

While business lore tends to link innovation with a creative drive that is exclusive to the top and brightest talent, true innovation thrives in an inclusive culture that values diverse ideas, leverages unique perspectives and invites everyone to achieve collaborative breakthroughs across the entire organization despite any distance.

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Cultivating A DEI Garden Where Seeds of Innovation Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

To thrive from unprecedented challenges and sustain organic growth in a globally competitive environment, we must leverage innovation as a driving force, along with agility, adaptability and resilience.

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The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have! When times are tough and marketers are asked to do more with the same (or less), we have to make tough choices. However, you might be able to squeeze more value from the tools and processes you’re already using.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand.

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How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

In fact, it's the little creative shifts - what we refer to as micro-innovations - that most often carry the day. The concept of innovation can be completely overwhelming. Yet the vast majority of human progress is crafted differently. How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking?

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Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate Innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. This webinar will show how to build innovation into a Quality System such as ISO 9001. In this webinar, you will gain a more thorough understanding of: Innovation System Thinking.