Category Archives: creativity research

Which Creative Problem Solving Model Do You Use?

Do you offer creativity services? Do you teach or facilitate individuals and groups to get new ideas and make new decisions? People who do often know the value of creative thinking and how anyone can develop their creative skills by … Continue reading

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Worker’s creativity valuable to economy: research from Martin Prosperity Institute

For years we’ve been doing our best to show how creativity is important to people’s businesses and lives.  Wouldn’t you know that it takes economists to do this? The Martin Prosperity Institute, including Roger Martin and Richard Florida, is doing … Continue reading

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Organizations don’t need creative leaders, they need ways to channel creativity

Innosight Venture’s Scott Anthony comments on the recent IBM CEO study in a Harvard Business Review blog post, “Are You Tapping Your Creativity Capacity?” He says it’s not about the leader’s creativity, it’s about the organizational support for creativity, creative … Continue reading

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Does Training in Creative Problem Solving Work. You Bet!!

Here’s a video clip of Creativity Professional Roger Firestein presenting research findings on creative problem solving training.  It works. Dr. Roger Firestien Speaks! Does Creativity Training Work? from CPSI on Vimeo. Add to: Facebook | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumbleupon … Continue reading

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New Creativity Master’s Degree in London, UK

When I decided to go to the International Center for Studies in Creativity in Buffalo, NY to study creativity in 1977 many asked, “You are going where? Do do what? Can’t you study something real?” After earning the master’s degree … Continue reading

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Columbia management professor sees light in dark moods for creativity

Modupe Akinola, management professor at the Columbia Business School, has a particular interest in the effect of moods on creativity.  Her research shows that negative moods have a positive effect on artistic creativity. Would such be the same for creativity … Continue reading

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Creativity named #1 leadership skill for CEO’s over the next 5 years: Fast Company. What it means.

This just in. “For CEOs, creativity is now the most important leadership quality for success in business, outweighing even integrity and global thinking, according to a new study by IBM. The study is the largest known sample of one-on-one CEO … Continue reading

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Interest in Creativity and Innovation expected to rise.

According to Google Analytics, more and more people are searching for the terms “creativity and innovation” and are predicted to so in the future. Separately, searches for “innovation” and “creativity” are forecast to hold steady, with creativity at a slightly … Continue reading

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