The Creativity at Work Blog

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

How we think when we are being creative and why the left-brain right-brain myth will probably never die The myth of the logical left hemisphere [...]

What really fosters innovation in the workplace (infographic)

This handy infographic* captures findings from the latest in research on what fosters innovation and what impedes it. A holistic approach to innovation ensures success As you can see, taking [...]

Richard Diebenkorn: Notes to myself on beginning a painting

Richard Diebenkorn: Seawall When I studied art at CCA in Oakland California, Richard Diebenkorn was one of my favourite painters (he still is) [...]

The 5 Sense Guide to Inspiring Workplace Creativity

This handy infographic by captures the latest research on using sensory stimuli to enhance creativity. If you want to inspire workplace creativity, consider using these guidelines: [...]

Founder of MailChimp on creating an environment for creativity

Fostering creativity and innovation In this video, Ben Chestnut, CEO and co-founder of MailChimp talks about his leadership style, and how his company creates  an [...]

Books to Stimulate your Imagination

Last month I reported on the IBM 2010 Global CEO Study, which reveals that Creativity is the Most Crucial Factor for Future Success. CEOs believe [...]

Organizational Aesthetics: How the arts inform organizational learning and development

Organizational Aesthetics is a journal about how the five senses and artistry inform business, non-profit, and government organizations. If you are interested in the theory [...]

3 Books on Creativity to Challenge your Perceptions

The Creativity Revolution: Reinvent Your Creative Self to Shape the Future and Prosper By Dr Ashfaq Ishaq Dr Ashfaq Ishaq has a diverse background as an educator, economist [...]