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Category Page for: Fundamentals of Creativity

The Benefits of Music

September 18th, 2012 at 9:50 pm » Comments (0)

Allison Morris recently emailed me about a graphic she helped create that describes the benefits of music, found on the on line college.org website. As I wrote in another blog ...more »

Executing Cheaters

December 13th, 2011 at 7:11 pm » Comments (1)

OK, the title is far more provocative than it needs to be--it's the combination of two articles that recently caught my eye: Original Sinners from the Wall Street Journal's December 3-4, ...more »

Successfully Failing

November 10th, 2011 at 8:57 pm » Comments (1)

Failure's relationship to creativity has been discussed in this blog several times before -- expecting, tolerating, embracing, and learning from failure. The October 29, 2011, Wall Street Journal article, The ...more »

Creative People Filtered From Leadership

December 14th, 2010 at 11:10 am » Comments (0)

Here's an interesting blog from Anne Fisher at fortune.cnn.com, which I'll file under the "dark side" of creativity: Want to be promoted? Stifle your creativity. Fisher writes that three new studies ...more »

Visual Thinking

December 5th, 2010 at 5:36 pm » Comments (1)

Drawing diagrams, using pictures, and other visual techniques are great for creativity and problem solving. Episode 8: Mind-Mapping discussed one well-known visual technique. Clive Thompson writes about drawing in his article, ...more »

Encouraging Innovation

December 5th, 2010 at 3:15 pm » Comments (0)

The October 12, 2009, issue of Fortune Magazine had a short article profiling Genentech, a biotechnology company with a "long history of developing revolutionary drugs." Most of what Genentech does ...more »

More Daydreaming and Creativity

December 5th, 2010 at 1:11 pm » Comments (0)

(This is a continuation of the Daydreaming Leads to Creativity entry.) Here's another article on daydreaming and creativity from the November 2009 issue of Wired Magazine: Why an idling mind is ...more »

Emotions and Decision Making

May 12th, 2010 at 11:19 am » Comments (0)

This blog entry can be thought of as a continuation of Episode 4: Decision Making and Creativity. As I've written recently, I'm reading Management Rewired, by Charles S. Jacobs, which ...more »

Episode 12: Serendipity

April 17th, 2010 at 12:00 pm » Comments (5)

Serendipity is the making of a fortunate discovery by accident, which relates very directly to innovation, which is related to creativity. This episode explores serendipity and how you can take ...more »

Episode 11: San Diego Inventors Forum August 2009 Presentation

August 12th, 2009 at 6:09 pm » Comments (0)

This episode is a presentation that I'll have given at the August 2009 meeting of the San Diego Inventors Forum. This presentation is a summary of the Exploding Creativity blog ...more »
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