The Creativity Pill

The Creativity Pill

People taking dopamine for Parkinson’s disease sometimes begin to generate a lot of artwork. New research differentiates their expressiveness from obsessive or impulsive tendencies. More Neurologist Rivka Inzelberg recently noticed that her patients with Parkinson’s disease seemed to be authoring more novels than older people tend to author. Looking […]

 

Innovation Capital: How To Inspire Entrepreneurship And Creativity In Business

 

Innovation Capital: How To Inspire Entrepreneurship And Creativity In BusinessLike it or not, the odds in business are at some point you’re going to fail. Whether large or small, failure is a natural part of business life. But thanks to a mash-up of several new business methodologies, your failure may actually be a good thing.  […]

 

Mary Lou Jepsen: Could future devices read images from our brains?

Mary Lou Jepsen:   Could future devices read images from our brains?As an expert on cutting-edge digital displays, Mary Lou Jepsen studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. And as a brain surgery patient herself, she is driven to know more about the neural activity that underlies invention, creativity, thought. […]

 

6 Personality Types to Ban From Brainstorming Sessions

6 Personality Types to Ban From Brainstorming Sessions

If you’ve ever participated in a brainstorming session that yielded fewer ideas than anyone would have liked, a lack of creativity might not have been to blame. Certain disruptive personality types could have doused the idea generation process instead, say Mitchell Rigie and Keith Harmeyer, authors of “SmartStorming: The Game-Changing Process for Generating Bigger, Better Ideas.”  Rigie and Harmeyer, who each have about 25 years of experience working in advertising and marketing, say collectively they’ve participated in several thousand brainstorms and several years ago set out to research brainstorming best practices. Here are six kinds of people you want to keep out of your next creative huddle.  […]

 

When it comes to innovation, Canada needs more inquisitive minds

images (94)Students of classical economics all learn about the three factors of production: Land, labour and capital. Over the years, though, we’ve come to learn that land, labour and capital are actually not quite sufficient. They never spontaneously combine on their own to create anything new and useful. What’s missing is a fourth factor: Innovation. Sometimes, it’s called creativity or entrepreneurialism. But by any name we give it, innovation is what drives wealth creation.  […]

 

11 useful Tricks to Improve Creative Thinking

11 useful Tricks to Improve Creative Thinking

In this very competitive society we live in, the need for creative thinking is now more in demand more than ever. Both the corporate and organizational landscape require creativity from their staff and employees, may it be to come up with superbly packaged products, enticing marketing campaigns, innovation breakthroughs or as trivial as solving daily challenges in the workplace. Creative thinking is not for the artistic people alone. People who work in other fields need to fire up their creative thinking to get out of the rut called “creative block.”

Creative block is a phase when an individual seems not able to conjure a creative idea, or because he thinks not creative. That’s not true! Everybody can be creative but like everything you need to practice it. To work out you brain and to get out of this stagnation, applying a few but useful tricks should get your creative juices flowing.  […]

 

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

So yea, you know how the left brain is really  realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical , and the right brain is so darn  creative, passionate, sensual, tasteful, colorful, vivid, and poetic ? No. Just no. Stop it. Please. Thoughtful cognitive neuroscientists such as  Anna Abraham ,  Mark […]

 

21 SURPRISING TRENDS TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR WHAT’S NEXT

21 SURPRISING TRENDS TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR WHAT’S NEXT “Sometime between the next 10 and 100 years, we will experience the amount of change we have experienced in the last millennium.” ~David Houle   21 Surprising Trends To Help You Prepare For What’s Next The 21st century will be right-brain dominated with  creativity  as a dominant value. […]

 

How to Build a Company Culture that Fosters Creativity and Sustains Innovation

How to Build a Company Culture that Fosters Creativity and Sustains Innovation

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Over the past few years, almost every study of business leaders has found that the key to corporate growth, out-competing others in your industry, and keeping America out-front in this increasingly flat, complex and highly competitive world, is innovation.  Yet, there’s often a disconnect with these macro-picture attitudes and […]

 

Creativity and Innovation: Spot the Difference

Creativity and Innovation: Spot the Difference@ talkfreely.com

Is there a difference between creativity and innovation? And if so, why is it important? In the stats-driven world of business, where everything should be measurable, the idea that creativity and innovation cannot be measured sends shivers down the spine of […]

 
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