The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2012. The 15 Things Charles and Ray Eames Teach Us. The 15 Things Charles and Ray Eames Teach Us is an excerpt from an essay by Keith Yamashita: 1.
Keep good company 2. Notice the ordinary 3. Jonah Lehrer: Fostering Creativity And Imagination In The Workplace. Beethoven would try as many as 70 different versions of a musical phrase before settling on the right one.
But other great ideas seem to come out of the blue. Bob Dylan, for example, came up with the lyrics to the chorus for "Like a Rolling Stone" soon after telling his manager that he was creatively exhausted and ready to bail from the music industry. After going to an isolated cabin, Dylan got an uncontrollable urge to write and spilled out his thoughts in dozens of pages — including the lyrics to the iconic song. The Disrupters: Working Outside The Business Norm. Changethis.com/manifesto/6.HowToBeCreative/pdf/6.HowToBeCreative.
Growth Needs Space: A BBH Cannes Speech (With A Difference) Last Friday in Cannes, BBH’s own Sir John Hegarty gave the following speech co-authored with co-founder Nigel Bogle (Nigel was unfortunately unable to join him due to illness).
The premise of their speech is powerfully simple: growth needs space. Space needs difference. Five big ideas from five big thinkers. 1.
Nicholas Felton. Let data tell your life story. Last week, Facebook released its newest and arguably most important update: Timeline. It lets you tell the story of your life through milestones, events, and -- crucially -- data, so that over time what you read, listen to, watch and do will combine to tell the story of your life. Timeline was inspired by Nicholas Felton, poached by Facebook to join its product team after five years of developing complex and beautiful life ‘Annual Reports.’ Andrew Zuckerman: Curiosity and Rigor are the Secret to Creativity. By Maria Popova Getting past the myth of “inspiration,” or why the fear of failure might be a good thing.
I’m a longtime fan of photographer Andrew Zuckerman‘s work, especially his brilliant Wisdom project. In this excellent talk from The 99 Percent, Andrew shares insights on creativity and getting projects done, touching on everything from where ideas come from to the fear of failure. Ibm's report creative leadership report july 2011. The Creative Method v2. The Trivialities and Transcendence of Kickstarter. Tom Schierlitz for The New York Times The dipr, left, for dunking cookies in milk, and Edible Cups, right, exceeded their Kickstarter goals.
But this time something occurred to me: What about that Kickstarter thing? Kickstarter has been around online for just over two years, and various artists, filmmakers, musicians, writers and designers have used the site to raise more than $75 million for 10,626 “creative projects,” to use Kickstarter’s preferred term. Mindset Architecture. While one may not agree with Hamlets’ statement that “there is nothing good or bad but thinking makes it so”, it is clear that our mindsets matter a lot in how we perceive life, how we are perceived and the degree of success we may have in our varied endeavors.
In rapidly changing and chaotic times an agile mindset can be critical to success. While there are many personal trainers to help sculpt our bodies into somewhat supple forms, there are few folks who show us how to exercise our minds to be as flexible as they need to be. Here is some of what I have learnt over the years: 5 Rules for a Creative Culture. By Ben Chestnut, Founder of Mailchimp 1.
Avoid rules. Avoid order. Don’t just embrace chaos, but create a little bit of it. Ken Robinson On The Principles Of Creative Leadership. Sir Ken Robinson is among the world's elite thinkers when it comes to creativity and innovation.
The author of Out of Minds: Learning to be Creative, a 10th anniversary edition of which was published in March, and The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, Robinson has dedicated much of his professional life to helping governments, educational systems and businesses understand that creativity is not a fanciful luxury. "Creativity is not some exotic, optional extra. It's a strategic issue," said Robinson while in Cannes where he was invited to speak about the necessity for creativity in innovation. "So what people are faced with is having to think very different about how to run organizations. " An exceptionally clever way to get hired into a.
Le grand retour des publicitaires dans les médias sociaux. The Creativity 50.