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Creative, meaningful work is the goal. For everyone.

Creative, meaningful work is the goal. For everyone.

If you didn’t need to earn money, what would you do? You’d be on a permanent holiday, with all the free time in the world. It would be amazing for a while. Lots of travelling, seeing the world. But after a year or so you’d get bored. You’d have to find something to do to keep yourself busy, something to give your life meaning.

Six ways to be creative like Jamie Oliver

Six ways to be creative like Jamie Oliver

Cooking is a creative process and – for most of us at least! – one that involves a fair bit of trial and error. Few would argue that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is a hugely creative cook. He’s also a serially successful business phenomenon, although he would be first to admit that his approach has benefited from a fair bit of trial and error too.

The best of our LinkedIn discussions

The best of our LinkedIn discussions

The Creative Huddle LinkedIn community recently welcomed its 300th member. To acknowledge this milestone we thought it would be useful to look back on some of the great discussions we’ve had over the last few months. We’ve talked about creative skills, complexity, collaboration, entrepreneurship and much more.

How to think from first principles

How to think from first principles

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk swears by first principles thinking. Musk, founder of online payments giant PayPal, space transport services company SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla says first principles thinking enables him to dig deep into problems and get to fundamental truths that lead to new ways of doing things.

The Business Case for Creativity

The Business Case for Creativity

If you’re going to learn anything to get ahead in today’s fast-paced, competitive marketplace, make it creativity. But don’t just take our word for it. There are many reports that show creativity’s direct links to profitability and economic progress. We’ve collected some of them here for you to review.

Keith Sawyer rocked our Twitter chat!

Keith Sawyer rocked our Twitter chat!

Many thanks to creativity researcher and author Dr. Keith Sawyer for an inspiring and insightful #creativehuddle yesterday. Keith joined us for an hour, fielding questions on many aspects of both individual and organisational creativity – here are some of the highlights…