A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness. …
"When eureka moments occur, they tend to be precipitated by long periods of preparation and incubation, and to strike when the mind is relaxed." Looking forward to summarizing key points in an upcoming blogpost.
Celebrating the death of privacy
In what ways might life as you know it change as a result of knowing that you have zero privacy? How might that affect morals, ethics and other important guides for decision making?
See on reason.com
What happens when you need a new answer? An original answer? A breakthrough? That calls for creative thinking.It’s a method of thinking most of us have never been taught, and some say is unteachable.
Simple suggestions – classics!
1) No growth in the comfort zone
2 and 3) Know thyself and play to your strengths
4) Collaborate with folks who are different from you
See on www.forbes.com
Friends, today, April 21, is World Creativity and Innovation Day, named in 2001, it was expanded to World Creativity and Innovation Week in 2005. Hoping you experienced inspired joy, delight. opportunity, and potential during this week, together with so many others all over the world.
Let’s continue to keep the energy moving for new ideas, decisions, actions and products to make the world a better place and make your place in the world better too.
WCIW happens every year from April 15 – 21. I look forward to sharing it with you.
Wishing you flexibility, inner strength, and ingenuity during this World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, 2014. And joy…always joy…
Someone stopped me the other day, asked how to stay creative and resilient through these changing times. I said, “Two things. Keep your sense of humour, and keep your knees bent, like you are riding a surf board. Yes, keep your knees bent.”
How would you respond?
Freedom is an important kind of joy. What if you used freedom, or one of its synonyms – emancipation, liberation, independence, spaciousness, carte blanche, self-determination – as your theme for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 -21?
In what ways might you feel the joy of delightful surprise in new ideas, new decisions and/or new actions?