Mind the Creativity Gap

By |2012/05/29|

Creativity at Work Newsletter May 2012

In this issue:
Review of The Innovators DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators
Upcoming workshops
Mind the Creativity Gap
Adobe recently published a global study on creativity, which shows a universal […]

How budget cuts could kick-start creativity in the public sector

By |2012/05/16|

I am honoured to be featured in this story today:
The Creativity Gap
How budget cuts could kick-start creativity in the public sector


The signs were clear. A staggering deficit. A probable Conservative majority. Funding cuts […]

The Global Creativity Gap

By |2012/04/23|

Adobe Uncovers Global Creativity Gap
Adobe has just published a global study on creativity. The research shows 8 in 10 people feel that unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth and nearly two-thirds of respondents […]

Sanjay Gupta taps into both sides of his brain

By |2012/04/18|

Sarah Hamsen has written an inspiring interview with Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon and a medical reporter for CNN, about his life and work. He writes a column for Time magazine as well as books […]

How do you sell creativity at work and get people on board with change?

By |2012/04/12|

How do you promote creativity in an organization run by conservative left-brain thinkers who don’t like creativity?
I’ve been asked variations of this question a few times lately. Here are some tips for encouraging creativity […]

Iain McGilchrist on the Divided Brain

By |2012/04/09|

Iain McGilchrist on the Divided Brain

In this mile-a-minute RSA animation, Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right hemispheres of the human brain. It’s not simply “emotion on the right, […]

Mercedes Benz Uses Whole-Brain Thinking

By |2012/04/09|

Mercedes Benz Uses Whole-Brain Thinking in this Left Brain/Right Brain Ad Campaign
I love this ad campaign for Mercedes Benz. I know we are supposed to get over the idea about a split brain (that […]

Seven Ways to Foster Your Creativity and Spark Innovation

By |2012/04/09|

This slide presentation was part of a creativity seminar I gave at the Vancouver Product Camp last month on how to foster creativity and spark innovation —in yourself and in your organization. These are […]

How to Converse like Socrates

By |2012/03/24|

Guest contributor Loren Ekroth offers guidelines on conversing and questioning like Socrates, based on the book by Ronald Gross and Michael Gelb.
Conversing like Socrates
Until recently, when I listened to an audio-course on Socrates by […]

Can Creativity be Taught? Results from Research Studies

By |2012/03/23|

Updated June 6, 2014
George Land’s Creativity Test
In 1968, George Land conducted a research study to test the creativity of 1,600 children ranging in ages from three-to-five years old who were enrolled in a Head […]