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Stop Being Busy, Start Being Creative!
  6 Ways Spending More Time Alone Leads To Greater Creativity Stop being busy, start being creative. BY ANNA GUERRERO,  Editor, Canva Design School PUBLISHED ON: JUL 15, 2015 Between our laptops, phones, tablets and even wearable technology–our 21st century world is not slowing down. The result? One you’re probably familiar with. A perpetual state of “busy-ness’–with no escape. There’s no doubt that our fear of missing out is greater than ever.
Painting in the Training Room: Where Process Trumps Product
In almost all my programmes where we use Painting, be it for Influencing or Conflict Management, Collaboration or Managing Change, one factor is common – the participants’ worry about the Output. Most of my participants aren’t experts in Painting, most haven’t painted in years, maybe decades. Some have never painted in their life (at least the way we do it – all formal and proper, stretched canvases framed to perfection, easels ...
The Two Greatest Barriers in Creative Thinking I Encounter
During a recent programme in Chennai, one of my participants approached me during the break. Looking distinctly uncomfortable, he blurted out, “I am not liking it. This is not working. You are not letting me progress.” This allegation was neither new, nor unfounded. I was holding him back. From lapsing into his habits, falling into the patterns he had gotten used to after over two decades of corporate life.
Business and Education Executives Just Don’t See Eye to Eye
From The Huffington Post blog. John M. Eger. Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy Recent reports by Gallup and the Lumina Foundation, said that “A significant perception gap (exists) between business and academic institution leaders when it comes to assessing the workforce preparedness of today’s college graduates.” They made this key finding: 96 percent of percent ...
The Creativity Conundrum
What is Creativity, really? As we work with organisations and individuals grappling with this question, we see more opinions than answers. What is Creativity? Is it that one idea that changes the world? The proverbial “Big Bang”, the million dollar IP, the holy grail of innovation and excellence? Or is it the way we think, we work, we are? Being creative and solution-driven, in our daily lives? Thinking and working towards incremental improvements ...
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