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Is Open Office dead?

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creativity future management office software development company culture open officeAfter a year or more working from home, employees will be back to offices. But, things will change and it seems that many offices will be reshaped? Will Open Office survive following time-period?

Disturbance to Life

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I have just finished 1st class of high school and sent the first article to IT magazine, the second one (already agreed) was never sent as I have no place … business creativity process workI was 15 when the war came to my town.

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Creativity Cards – Case Study

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Doloco ltd, a totally new and growing company used Creativity Cards during the company foundation to create branding and starting position for their content and its online placement.

#2: Setting the Preconditions

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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 ImagineNationTM, 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.

Book Review: Create in a Flash

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I read many books from this topic, but this deep personal guide into creative process from an experienced practitioner is a recommendation for everyone trying to guide creative process. More information about … book creativity innovation

Creativity Cards – a tool for everyone

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During brainstorming, creativity workshop or simply when thinking about further developing existing idea or trying to “pivot” there is a wall that prevents idea creators to step into the zone where further ideas occur.

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Business books of 2020 – my choice

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Intrapreneurs: Who, … book creativity innovation innovation management management top10 books

Start into Creativity and Innovation

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conference creativity edukacije innovation innovation event workshop innovation workshopsBeginner level workshop for everyone who wants to know the first techniques and how to approach this topic.

#3: Best Books on Innovation – 2021 Update

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book business creativity innovation podcast booksManaging Innovation In IT Podcast #3 This is the first update in 2021 on best innovation books.

Creative process of writers (in 21st Century)

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What is the creative process of writers? How the literature stars of our time produce their creativity? This … creativity innovation process writingHow to start writing and how to keep it going? Let’s start with the writer who become known after My Struggle series.

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.

See the Future through History

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It is often said … creativity history innovation trendsIn the world where only constant is change, where trends and new technologies are appearing, but also disappearing in such a short time, every hint or advice when looking to future scenarios can be very important.

Book project: Developing Innovation

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The … book creativity innovation management it software development innovationIn next June my first book on English will be published. It is called: “Developing Innovation – Innovation Management in IT Companies” This book will focus on establishing innovation culture in IT companies with many examples from well-known companies.

Top 5 Business Books for Creating Change

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The Age of Surge: A Human Centered Framework for Scaling Company Wide Agility and Navigating the Tsunami of Digital – Brad Murphy, Dr. Carol Mase … book business creativity future innovation innovation management management process startup top10 booksHere is the selection of 5 business books I find most intriguing in last year.

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Careers Conducive to Creativity

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Living a creative life is a goal for a lot of people. The idea of spending every day immersed in artistic pursuits exploring opportunities, even gaining a better understanding of what creativity means is exciting. The good news is you can tip the balance further in your creative favor.

The Creative Cliff Illusion

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When do you have your best ideas: Right at the beginning of creative work, or later on when you are exhausted? Interesting new research sheds a light on how you might be wrong about your own creative process. They think that their creativity will fall off a sharp cliff.

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. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

How new experiences make you more creative

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One of the most effective ways to improve your creativity short-term is to have an unexpected experience. Research by Prof Simone Ritter has shown that variety and new experiences can improve an individuals’ performance on divergent thinking tasks, a test of creativity.

Is everyone creative?

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Everyone is creative. The challenge is that not everyone feels creative. Often when I am giving keynote speeches or workshops, I will ask the very simple question: Are you creative? This is such a shame, because everyone is born creative. Yes, everyone is creative.

Three Creative Thinking Challenges

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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.

What is Creativity? The Definition, history and science of creativity

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What is creativity? What makes some ideas and things creative, while others are not? What is the definition of creativity? What is the history of creativity? And why is creativity important? What is the definition of Creativity? So creativity requires both.

The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs & creativity

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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).

Podcast S6E126: Rob Weiner – The fascinating history of Creativity

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In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dr Rob Weiner about the fascinating history of creativity. 00:06:30 – There was no word for creativity before the 1870s, and it was not in the dictionary before the 1950s.

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

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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.

Why decision makers react to creative ideas like vomit: The Anti-Creativity Bias

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Why is it that while so many companies say they want to encourage creativity, they actually end up rejecting it? In both sets of experiments, the majority of people explicitly said they looked for creativity. This is the anti-creativity bias in action. Creativity

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.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Why mind wandering is good for your creativity

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If you want to become more creative, one of the most effective things you can do is become more comfortable letting your mind wander. It sounds simple, but there is a wealth of research which shows the creative benefits of letting your thoughts flow freely. Creativity mind wandering

16 scientifically proven ways to enhance your creativity

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People often think that science and creativity are not related. In fact, over the past few decades , a huge amount of research has begun showing us exactly what causes our creativity, what reduces it, and even what enhances it. Incubate and allow the natural creative process to work.

Podcast S4E94: Cyndi Burnett – Creativity in education

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We speak about what it takes to bring creativity into homes and classrooms. Topics covered in this episode: 00:02:00 – Cyndi’s start in learning about and teaching creativity. 00:05:45 – The STAR Model – The 5 Aspects of Creativity.

Podcast S6E128: Holly White – How ADHD impacts creativity

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In today’s episode, we speak with Dr Holly White, cognitive psychologist and researcher looking at the link between ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and creativity. 00:12:00 – The research which Dr White did into the link between ADHD and creative behaviour.

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. Many studies around innovation lean into the technical and process side of the equation but barely explore the cultural aspect — a sustainable foundation of innovation. Research proves time and again that there exists a powerful connection between innovation and diversity, equity, and inclusion; our challenge is to build a vital cornerstone for change by optimizing that connection. That is where nurturing a cultural foundation for innovation starts. This article aims to call out some critical aspects of achieving that goal by connecting the dots of evidence-based research, corporate practices, and personal reflection.

Join me at the “Awakening Creativity” conference next week

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A few years ago, I help what was at the time the biggest ever online summit for Innovation and Creativity. In it, more than 50 experts from the fields of creativity and innovation came together to share their thoughts, research, experience and insights with me about how to become more creative and actually have those ideas deliver value. Creativity

Podcast S5E123: Marcus du Sautoy – The Creativity Code

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Prof du Sautoy is widely known for his work to popularise mathematics, is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and author of the bestselling book The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI.

Creative Process: 5 stages which ideas go through

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What is actually happening in the brain a complex combination of conscious and unconscious activities that interact with one another, trying to find creative solutions to a challenge. This is what is known as the Creative Process. Creativity requires not just the development of an idea.

Podcast S5E124: Dean Keith Simonton – The link between Genius and Creativity

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In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with a cornerstone of the creativity research field, Prof Dean Keith Simonton. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – Dean’s history in creativity research and how it brought him to studying Geniuses.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

Helping Kids Foster and Keep Creativity

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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.

Learned Helplessness in creativity

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And how does this relate to people feeling like there is no point in doing anything with their idea, or thinking that they aren’t even creative? What does this have to do with creativity?

Sarcasm can boost creativity in teams (well yeah, obviously…)

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However, recent research reveals that in the right circumstances, sarcasm can actually enhance people’s creativity. The researchers wanted to test whether these mental steps would then put both the speaker and recipient in a more creative mental state. “To Creativity

New research shows being bored might make you more creative

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But a new piece of research indicates that being bored may have an unexpected benefit: Being bored can make you more creative. A study of 170 volunteers by Cadman and Mann set out to test whether engaging in a boring activity could stimulate people to be more creative.

Measuring Innovation Performance

ect of culture on creativity, organizations have their own ways of de?ning may be creative and submit ideas, others contribute by commenting or voting. Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance.