The Creative Cliff Illusion

Idea to Value

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.

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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Our innovation era: creative destruction or destructive creation- which?

Paul Hobcraft

I keep coming back to the dilemma often faced in innovation- do we practice “creative destruction” or “destructive creation? The shift has emphasized the role of destruction rather than creation in driving innovation activity.

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

Idea to Value

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.

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.

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).

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.

Our innovation era: creative destruction or destructive creation- which?

Paul Hobcraft

I keep coming back to the dilemma often faced in innovation- do we practice “creative destruction” or “destructive creation? The shift has emphasized the role of destruction rather than creation in driving innovation activity.

Learned Helplessness in creativity

Idea to Value

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?

Can Creativity Be Learned? 5 Best Practices to Fuel Innovation

IdeaScale

Do you possess a creative and innovative mindset? Innovation research reveals only 25-40% of innovation comes from genes. Are you looking for more ways to fuel innovation? The post Can Creativity Be Learned? Best Practice creativity innovation skills

Podcast S5E123: Marcus du Sautoy – The Creativity Code

Idea to Value

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.

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.

Innovative Businesses Prioritize Creativity

Daniel Burrus

Human beings are meant to be creative. One problem we witness too often in society is the treatment of creativity and business innovation as mutually exclusive occurrences. And why might a company lack innovation? It is because they have deprioritized creativity!

Join me at the “Awakening Creativity” conference next week

Idea to Value

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

How to Remove Roadblocks to Creativity

Idea to Value

Creativity and innovation are key tools in the marketing professional’s toolbox and ones that aren’t always as accessible as we’d like. Marketing requires many types of creativity and innovation to be successful. Creativity creativity curiosity innovation

Podcast S4E86: Linda Naiman – Creative Resilience

Idea to Value

Linda is the founder of Creativity at Work and helps organizations develop creativity, innovation, and leadership capabilities, through coaching, training and consulting. We speak about using creativity to stay resilient in challenging times.

Survey shows the most important skills for 2025 will be creativity and innovation

Idea to Value

According to the new 2020 Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum, there will be an increasing demand for skills related to Innovation and Creativity between now and 2025. It is immediately obvious how important innovation and creativity are as part of that list.

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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. 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.

A list of all of the biases which affect creativity and innovation performance

Idea to Value

However, they can also very often result in the brain making the wrong decisions, or preferring answers and ideas which are less creative. In this article I want to begin showcasing the various known biases which have an impact of creativity and innovation performance.

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

Innovation vs. Invention vs. Creativity

Braden Kelley

There is so much talk about innovation these days, it’s hard to sometimes distinguish the signal from the noise. In fact, the word innovation gets thrown around so much that it leaves people wondering: What’s really innovative? Well, most of … Continue reading → Creativity Innovation common language inventions language Timing

Games that Boost the Creative Brain

Destination Innovation

Here are my favourite games for developing creativity: Charades. Which are your favourite creative thinking games? The post Games that Boost the Creative Brain appeared first on Destination Innovation. I love playing games.

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.

Here Are Five Examples of Creativity in the Workplace

IdeaScale

Creativity can be difficult to cultivate in the workplace. Some teams gain inspiration from seeing creative innovations from other companies. Creativity is more than painting a work of art or writing a best selling book.

Which colours should you paint your office to be more creative?

Idea to Value

We know that our surroundings can impact our creative performance and ability to innovate. Well, several pieces of research have looked at how colour around you affects your creative performance. Creativity

Can One Make a Living in Creative Photography?

Idea to Value

But what about purely creative photography? As with many art forms, there is often the question of whether following your creative passions can translate into a stable and fulfilling career. Don’t treat other creative photographers as your competition; share knowledge.

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 Is Not Magic (Indicating Innovation). Quantum Physics and the Mind: The Co-relation (Indicating Creativity).

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.

Generative Design: A new form of computer creativity

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However, with recent innovations in additive manufacturing and 3D printing, it is now possible to produce these new designs in a matter of hours. Software has already shown its ability to be creative , and this is only likely to accelerate.

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Playfulness: The Key to Creativity and Innovation

Idea to Value

The world’s greatest innovators exhibit 27 creative attitudes, and playfulness is one of the most critical attitudes (Kim, 2016). While innovators are focused and passionate about their pursuits, they do not take themselves too seriously. Innovators are playful, maintain a good sense of humor, and are even mischievous. This helps them overcome creative blocks and manage criticisms. You achieve innovation by developing playful attitudes.

What’s the Real Difference between Creativity and Innovation?

IdeaScale

A great idea is a good thing, but is it creative or innovative? Creativity and innovation are often seen as interchangeable. It’s important to understand and apply that difference in your innovation strategy. Can there be innovation without creativity?

Design Thinking Is Not A Safe Way To Be Creative

Game-Changer

“If you think design thinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to “safely” be creative, think again.” If you think #designthinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to "safely" be creative, think again.

Measuring Innovation Performance

Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. Innovation-active ?rms Along with balancing the innovation. aside as innovation spend. Innovation is di?cult innovation.

Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management

Exago

From janitor to CEO, everyone should be involved in daily in your innovation process. The tool to deliver this change is creative thinking, in the hands of a leadership that believes in and embodies its principles. The post Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights creativity innovation management

Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

Innovation Excellence

Creativity Innovation“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh Here’s an interesting question. Why is it that, while artistic tools have become so advanced and provide artists with the opportunity to become so much more productive, the.

A Creativity Prayer for Creative Inspiration

BrainZooming

In what’s become an annual tradition, I’ve shared a creativity prayer on this day that I wrote several years ago as part of a creativity presentation I developed. Today is Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent.

Schools Kill Creativity

Gregg Fraley

Educators, Creators, and Innovators, Revisit His Work! The creativity and innovation world has lost one of its finest just this last week. Sir Ken Robinson was the most articulate speaker and author in the field of applied creativity we’ve ever known.

Is Creativity & Innovation Learned or Hard Wired?

Leapfrogging

One of the longest standing questions in the field of innovation lies in the debate surrounding whether or not “creativity” is an innate trait or whether it’s something that can be learned. If you think creativity can be learned, you can then train people to be move innovative.

Five Theses on Creativity

Rmukesh Gupta

I recently read an op-ed post by Eric Kaplan for The New York Times titled “ Five Theses on Creativity ” which made me a bit curious. In the post , Eric shares the following five theses on creativity: 1. Creativity makes something new 2. Creativity hides itself 3.

Curiosity: The Key to Creativity and Innovation

Idea to Value

Innovators’ curious attitude is characterized by thinking in childlike terms while insatiably seeking out information. But world’s greatest innovators are passionately curious and even nosy or annoying. Even as adults, innovators are still in close communication with their inner child. Find more research findings about how to innovate in The Creativity Challenge: How We Can Recapture American Innovation (Kim, 2016), and follow Dr. Kim @ Kreativity_Kim.

5 innovative solutions to combat Coronavirus developed by creative companies

Idea to Value

However, some companies and creative individuals have already come up with innovative solutions to the problem. These are real innovations to fix the problems at scale. Necessity is the mother of invention.

Persistence: The Key to Creativity and Innovation

Idea to Value

A persistent attitude is one of the 27 characteristics found in the greatest innovators (Kim, 2016). It is one of the most critical creative attitudes. Innovators are passionate about and committed to their goals, which compels them to persist physically and mentally. This is the biggest difference between innovators and non-innovators. Instead of quitting, innovators switch from a focused, persistent attitude into an unfocused, spontaneous attitude.

Podcast S4E99 – Why creativity and innovation will be the most important skills of 2021

Idea to Value

In this livestream of the Idea to Value podcast, I talk about the main reasons why creativity and innovation are going to be the most important skills of the next 5 years.