Creative habits for 2015

Creative habits for 2015

How is your 2015 going so far? Are you well into your groove, or are you running out of steam already? For those of you who made new year’s resolutions, this might be the time things start coming loose…

Six Word Memoirs

One of our favourite short workshop activities is Six Word Memoirs, a simple challenge to craft a creative account of your life in just six words. It’s a great way to get people thinking about creative constraints.

Creativity and complexity

MOOC provider FutureLearn has an interesting course starting on 15 September: Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World. Course leader Lex Hoogduin: “Creativity is very important, more important than data analysis. Creativity is what drives change, progress and breeds the surprises, positive and negative ones.”

GE, Eric Ries and FastWorks

Eric Ries is the author of The Lean Startup, a business book detailing methods popular with Silicon Valley startups for rapidly testing new business ideas. For the past two years he’s been advising GE…

I dare you to watch this entire video

This video is pretty annoying, but maybe that’s half the point. The challenge is to see if you can do one thing for three minutes without getting distracted. Did you find it hard to do? Let us know in the comments.

Stefan Sagmeister on the power of time off

Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali.

Google’s Captain of Moonshots

Google’s Captain of Moonshots

Astro Teller, entrepreneur, scientist and ‘Captain of Moonshots’ for Google [x] is thinking big. And he wants you to do the same – he believes “YOU can be the next Google.” We find out how by taking a look at the Google [x] Ethos.

How to Have Ideas at Your Desk – the video!

This video explains how it’s possible to come up with brilliant, shiny new ideas even in the dullest, most routine-ridden environments — or any location, for that matter. You just need clever creative thinking techniques.