Blog posts cover topics such as arts-based learning, arts-in-business, culture, creativity, leadership, innovation and neuroscience.

January 2011

Top Ten Reasons to Play

Blog posts, Creativity and Innovation|

  Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul by Stuart Brown [Avery]   Why is play essential to organizational [...]

Brain Jazz: A new view of the brain’s inner workings

Blog posts, Creativity & Science, Research studies|

From the Salk Institute for Biological Studies Jan. 2002 According to accepted dogma, the brain responds to sensory experiences somewhat like an electronic bucket brigade, [...]

Dr Amen: Seven Simple Brain-Promoting Nutritional Tips

Blog posts, Books, Creativity Tips, Tools, & Techniques|

Dr Amen's seven step plan to get your diet under control and to use food as brain medicine.

Dr Amen: Seven Ways to Optimize your Brain and Your Life

Blog posts, Books, Creativity Tips, Tools, & Techniques|

By Dr. Daniel G. Amen   The brain is a three-pound supercomputer. It is the command and control center running your life. It is involved [...]

Interview with inventor Dr. Nakamats

Blog posts, Creativity & Science, Creativity and Innovation|

by Chic Thompson Author of What a Great Idea! [amazon_image id="0060969016" link="true" target="_blank" size="medium" ]What a Great Idea: The Four Key Steps Creative People Take[/amazon_image] [...]

Xerox PARC: Collaboration at the Intersection of Art and Science

Arts in Business, Blog posts, Creativity & Science, Creativity and Innovation|

An interview with John Seely Brown By Linda Naiman One of the most enjoyable aspects of being co-author of Orchestrating Collaboration at Work, was interviewing [...]

Four Ways to Replenish your Creative Spirit

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1. CAPTURE YOUR DAYDREAMS Daydreams are fertile ground for the imagination to soar. As you sit absorbed in a problem, notice when you get lost in [...]

Imagination at Work and Play

Blog posts, Creativity and Innovation|

  By Linda Naiman Most of us work too hard and we don’t take enough time to play. Play generates joy and replenishes and revitalizes [...]