How to Create a Haiku Poem

By |2014/04/17|

Start with a haiku walkabout

I participated in a haiku workshop recently at Vancouver’s Cherry Blossom Festival in Vandusen Gardens. Poet Michael Dylan Welch led us on what he called a “haiku walkabout” to capture […]

April is National Poetry Month

By |2014/04/17|

What is poetry good for?
Good poetry causes me to pause, reflect and decipher. The alchemical moment occurs when I feel illuminated in some way by the poem.

Here’s what Dylan Thomas has to say about […]

Rotman on Design: The Best on Design Thinking from Rotman Magazine

By |2014/02/21|

 features Rotman magazine’s best articles on design thinking and business design. Insights are drawn from the people on the front lines of bringing design into modern organizations, as well as from the leading […]

What is Creativity?

By |2014/02/17|

Revised Feb 17, 2014

Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity is characterised by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections […]

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Our future leaders on business, innovation and their impact on society

By |2014/02/14|

Gen Y Millennials will soon rule the world and Deloitte’s Millennial Survey 2014 reveals some fascinating insights into their values and motivations.
When asked “What is the Purpose of Business?” our future leaders say business must encourage […]

Ira Glass on the Secret to Success in Creativity

By |2014/02/07|

Ira Glass is a master at storyteller and host of the popular radio show This American Life. In this video, Daniel Sax has combined  Glass’s timeless wisdom about creativity with typographic imagery and the result is gorgeous.

Ira Glass […]

Words to live by…

By |2014/01/21|

For a New Year
Flourishing: What do you need to have happen in your life in order to flourish?

Creative: What creative projects will you commit to?

Masterful: What do you need to learn in order to become […]

A fresh look for a New Year

By |2014/01/17|

A fresh start to the New Year calls for a fresh look at the Creativity at Work website. This is a work in progress, so have a look, and  let know what you think. […]

How to cultivate your creative brain

By |2013/10/23|

Dr  Shelley Carson, a Harvard–based researcher on creativity, psychopathology, and resilience, has devised a useful framework for developing creativity.

In her book , she describes the seven “brainsets” or functions of creativity.  (Based on findings from […]

The Unconscious Mind at Work

By |2013/10/22|

If you want to work smarter, faster, and make better decisions, let your unconscious mind do some of the heavy lifting.
Recent research by psychologist Ap Dijksterhuis and colleagues shows that periods of distraction from […]