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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 1968, George Land distributed among 1,600 5-year-olds a creativity test used by NASA to select innovative engineers and scientists. He re-tested the same children at 10 years of age, and again at 15 […]
Does corporate training need to be re-imagined and re-designed?
By Jay Cross and Harold Jarche
Corporate training needs to evolve if it is to stay relevant for today’s learners. Check out this thought-provoking guest post by Jay […]
Creativity Training: ROI Return on Investment
Many organizations, such as 3M, Frito-Lay, and Texas Instruments, have introduced systematic creativity activities into their training and production processes with outstanding results. Frito-Lay, for instance, reports documented cost savings over […]
A sobering, yet hopeful opinion essay from Mirian Graddick-Weir, executive vice president, Human Resources, at Merck. She has responsibility for all aspects of human resources for over 86,000 employees worldwide.
Here is an excerpt:
Technological innovation accounted […]
Seven Habits of Highly Creative People is an homage to Stephen Covey (Oct 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012)
Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity involves two processes: thinking, […]