Scientist finds link between the neurobiology of music and language

A prime reason to incorporate arts-based learning in business and education: The link between the neurobiology of music and language
“The brain on arts is different than […]

OECD Report on Teaching Creativity in Schools

Teaching Creativity
“Are we really serious when we say that schools should nurture creativity and other skills for innovation?”

This OECD report on Asian educational initiatives, is […]

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Everything Starts with an Idea, with Imagination

Carlos Santana on Creativity in Business and Art:
“Everything starts with an idea, with imagination.”

It’s so interesting to read about Santana’s creative process. It  is very […]

The Progress Principle and the Power of Small Wins

The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work
by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer, Harvard Business Review Press, 2011
What […]

Meetings Go Better with Art

When it comes to inspiring creativity in your team and engaging participation, meetings go better with art.
Here is an example from an innovation workshop I conducted. […]

On the Origins of Creativity


How Human Ingenuity Arose
Fascinating articles by Heather Pringle in Scientific American Magazine, on the origins of creativity:

Scientists long thought that early humans were stuck in a creative rut until some 40,000 […]

What is the “Secret Sauce” of Innovation?

I recently gave a talk at ProductCamp Vancouver, on the 5 Discovery Skills of Out-Performing Innovators, based on the Innovator’s DNA study by Christensen et al.

Have a […]

How to sell your creative ideas to bosses, clients & other decision-makers

When it comes to putting creativity to work, the biggest challenge usually isn’t about coming up with ideas, it’s getting those ideas listened to, accepted, […]