Thought Pieces

My secret happiness drug – TIP 3 of 50 ways to unlock your creative potential

Thursday, 28 August 2014

By: Tania de Jong AM

TIP 3 – My secret happiness drug
I don’t drink or smoke but I do get high. 10 reasons to make singing your drug of choice.

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50 ways to unlock your creative potential – TIP 1 & 2: We are all creative

Thursday, 28 August 2014

By: Tania de Jong AM

So many people keep telling me they are not creative and they wish they were. So I’ve decided to write a series of blogs with simple tips on how you can unlock more of your creative potential. Some of these can be done with your team and organisation and some are better done alone.

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Creativity, Education and The Future

Thursday, 28 August 2014

By: Tania de Jong AM

Picasso famously said “All children are born artists. The problem is to remain artists until we grow up.”

If you enter a kindergarten you will encounter some of the best creative thinking anywhere: finger paintings with pink and green people and blue dogs and polka-dot skies, imaginative stories of fairies and magical, far-away places. Young children are naturally creative. They must create ways to learn and construct a world view from a collection of initially disconnected events, colours, movement and sound. So what happens between the open, effortless experimentation of our childhood and the blocks in creative thinking experienced by many adults?

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The Entrepreneurship Coach

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

By: Ernesto Sirolli
Strategy + Business

Working with startups showed Ci2015 speaker Ernesto Sirolli how anyone can have more impact: Shut up and listen.

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Leading for Innovation in Extreme Uncertainty

Monday, 21 July 2014

By: Janet Sernack
Innovation Excellence

A recent article, ‘Leading in the 21st century’, in McKinsey & Company Quarterly, shares a series of interviews of leaders from some of the world’s largest and most vibrant organizations. The article suggests that leaders are operating in a “bewildering new environment in which little is certain, the tempo is quicker, and the dynamics are more complex.”

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Want to change the world, join a large corporation

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

By: Ali Rushdan
FastCompany

It’s a bold statement, but one which Scott Anthony, Managing Principal at innovation consulting firm, Innosight, was not shy to make during a recent keynote address at the Creative Innovation Conference.

To begin to try to understand how large corporations are uniquely positioned to tackle and solve society’s biggest problems, Anthony says, we must first understand where we’ve come from.

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